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India and USA: Cooperation to monitor earth changes in high detail

NISAR: the NASA-ISRO SAR Mission (Image: NASA)

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) are working together on a project to monitor earth changes in high detail.

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Wed, 03/06/2015 - 11:20

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79
Wed, 06/03/2015

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Satellite technology to combat droughts in India

During drought even drinking water can become scarce in Maharashtra (Image: Hemant Mishra/Mint)

The state government of India is using satellite technology to keep an eye on the progress of water conversation schemes across more than 30,000 sites of Jalyukta Shivar Scheme in Maharashtra. 'Jalyukta Shivar Abhiyan' is the flagship programme of Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis who has set a target to rid Maharashtra of drought within a period of five years.

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Thu, 21/05/2015 - 11:13

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20

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Thu, 05/21/2015

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Viet Nam and India cooperate in remote sensing technology

True color satellite image of the Gulf of Tonkin in Vietnam (Image: NASA)

The Vietnamese Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment and the Indian Department of Space will promote cooperation in remote sensing and outer space technology via joint projects in human resources training and in applying remote sensing technology.

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Mon, 18/05/2015 - 16:08

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14

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108
Mon, 05/18/2015

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Saarc on the way to implement a disaster monitoring system

The new agreement is aimed to provide assistance to all Saarc member states affected by disasters (Image: Krish Dulal)

An agreement signed by all South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (Saarc) states (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Maldives, Nepal, Bhutan and India) is underway to promote a rapid response to natural disasters.

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Wed, 29/04/2015 - 14:11

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21

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79
Wed, 04/29/2015

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Earthquake in Nepal: Space community becomes involved

Approximately 6.5 million people were affected in the region (Image: HDX)

On Saturday, 25 April 2015 a 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit Nepal, India, Bangladesh, and India with several aftershocks following on Saturday and Sunday. GDACS estimates that 6.5 million people are affected.

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Mon, 27/04/2015 - 16:05

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28

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85
Mon, 04/27/2015

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Earthquake in Nepal, India, Bangladesh, China

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Earthquake in Nepal, India, Bangladesh, China

GLIDEnumber: 

EQ-2015-000048-NPL, EQ-2015-000048-IND, EQ-2015-000048-BGD, EQ-2015-000048-CHN

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Nepal

Occurance Date: 

25/04/2015
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85

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28

International Charter activated for flooding in northern India

Damages caused by floods in North India (Image: European Commission)

The International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated to support response efforts in Jammu and Kashmir State with satellite-based maps.

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Thu, 02/04/2015 - 10:19

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34

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Thu, 04/02/2015

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UN-SPIDER to conduct two training programmes in Asia in April

The two training programmes aim to strengthen the capacities of Bangladesh and Bhutan to effectively use satellite-based information for disaster risk reduction (Image: NASA)

UN-SPIDER is planning to conduct two training programmes in April. 

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Wed, 01/04/2015 - 16:27

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Wed, 04/01/2015

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India successfully launches fourth regional navigation satellite

Launch of IRNSS-1D (Image: ISRO)

As announced in the beginning of March, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) successfully launched its fourth regional navigation satellite IRNSS-1D on 27 March from Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh, India.

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Wed, 01/04/2015 - 08:00

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14

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80
Wed, 04/01/2015

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ISRO to launch IRNSS navigation satellite by end of March

Satellite image of southern part of India (Image: NASA)

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) anounced the launch of its fourth regional navigation satellite at the end of March, after deferring the planned launch on 9 March.

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Thu, 12/03/2015 - 11:39

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21

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79
Thu, 03/12/2015

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