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Google Maps Street View in India
Google Maps recently launched its “street view service” in 10 cities in India in association with two local companies Genesys International and Tech Mahindra. Earlier, government had not allowed to show the panoramic images of roads and other sited, highlighting the security reasons. Highlights of the Google Maps Street View: The Street View Services will ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2022
Category: Science & Technology Current Affairs
Topics: Air Quality in India • Google Maps
Uttar Pradesh-First State to Geo Tag Community Kitchens
On April 19, 2020, Uttar Pradesh became the first state to geotag community kitchens. Around 7,368 community kitchens located in 75 districts were geo tagged. Highlights The State Government of Uttar Pradesh joined hands with Google to geo tag community kitchens in the state. The kitchens produce 12 lakh food packets per day. The State ..
Month: Current Affairs - April, 2020
Category: States Current Affairs
Topics: Geotagging • Google • Google Maps • Government of Uttar Pradesh • Migrant workers • Migrants • NGO
Mobile app of Red Cross Society launched by President
The President of India, Ram Nath Kovind launched a mobile application that will provide hassle-free availability of blood from the nearest available blood bank to its registered members. The mobile application is developed by the Indian Red Cross Society’s (IRCS) Telangana branch. A person will have to become a member of the Indian Red Cross ..
Topics: Blood bank • Good Governance • Google Maps • Indian Red Cross Society • President of India • Ram Nath Kovind • Telangana
Gurugram Police ties up with Google for traffic updates
The Gurugram traffic police have tied up with Google maps for dissemination of traffic related information such as planned road closures, diversions, traffic alerts regarding road crash etc. in real time for public use. The basic idea behind this arrangement is to prompt commuters to make intelligent choices in order to make their commuting experience ..
Topics: Commuting • Google Maps • Land transport • Road safety • Road traffic management • Road Transport • traffic • Traffic law • Transport
Government to introduce Commercial Space Activities Bill in the Budget session
The government is likely to introduce the Commercial Space Activities Bill in the budget session. The government has said in Lok Sabha that “Steps are being taken so that the Bill could be possibly introduced during the Budget session 2019”. Features of the Space Activities Bill, 2017 The Space Activities Bill, 2017 is aimed at ..
Month: Current Affairs - January, 2019
Category: Legal & Constitution Current Affairs
Topics: CLAT • Commercial Space Activities Bill • Google Maps • GPS • license for space activities • Navigation • Ola • Uber
#LooReview Campaign launched by Union Government in partnership with Google
The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, under the aegis of Swachh Bharat Mission – Urban (SBM – U), has partnered with Google to launch Loo Review campaign to encourage all local guides in India to rate and review public toilets on Google Maps. This campaign is part of a feature which allows all citizens ..
Topics: Alphabet Inc. • Bathrooms • Google • Google Maps • hygiene • Public health • Public toilet • sanitation • SBM • Swachh Bharat Mission • Toilets • Water supply and sanitation in India