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Indian Government likely to make GPS mandatory in feature phones
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Indian Government likely to make GPS mandatory in feature phones

Several government officials have said that GPS on phones, including feature phones, is a must for the panic button feature to be a success.

Lack of GPS facility in feature phones delays the trial of panic button facility in Uttar Pradesh
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Lack of GPS facility in feature phones delays the trial of panic button facility in Uttar Pradesh

According to the Women and Child Development Ministry sources, the ministry will recommend starting the trial without GPS on basic phones.

Aadhaar case: Why SC needs to look into technical evidence of Aadhaar’s surveillance capabilities
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Aadhaar case: Why SC needs to look into technical evidence of Aadhaar’s surveillance capabilities

Technical experts have long since been asserting the surveillance capabilities of Aadhaar, and this has now taken the form of affidavits before the Supreme Court in the ongoing Aadhaar case.

Railway Ministry and ISRO partner to install GPS devices in trains by December 2018
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Railway Ministry and ISRO partner to install GPS devices in trains by December 2018

According to railways, the trials for the GPS have been done on the New Delhi-Guwahati and New Delhi-Mumbai Rajdhani trains on six electric locomotives.

Scientists develop a smartphone app for use in emergency situations
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Scientists develop a smartphone app for use in emergency situations

The smartphone app makes it possible to locate people who have suffered an accident in remote locations without a phone signal.

Garmin launches Vivosport smart activity tracker for Rs 15,990 in India
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Garmin launches Vivosport smart activity tracker for Rs 15,990 in India

The "vivosport" tracker comes with built-in GPS and comes with smart notifications like auto uploads, music controls and automatic software updates.

Amtrak derailment: Critical speed-control technology that could have prevented mishap was not active during journey
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Amtrak derailment: Critical speed-control technology that could have prevented mishap was not active during journey

The rush to launch service on a new, faster Amtrak route near Seattle came at a deadly cost — critical speed-control technology that could have prevented a derailment was not active before the train set off on its maiden voyage.

Understanding positioning system of cells may help unravel key diseases
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Understanding positioning system of cells may help unravel key diseases

An understanding of how molecules like RDGB control lipid composition may help to get an insight into complications that lead to cancers and neurodegenerative diseases.

Cyclone Ockhi: After Kerala govt faced flak for rescue operations, CM Pinarayi Vijayan says there was no warning
India

Cyclone Ockhi: After Kerala govt faced flak for rescue operations, CM Pinarayi Vijayan says there was no warning

Under flak over the way rescue operations were handled, Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Wednesday said there was no advance warning about Cyclone Ockhi and cleared a slew of packages for those affected.

Anil Baijal asks Public Works Department to launch a mobile app for residents to report potholes
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Anil Baijal asks Public Works Department to launch a mobile app for residents to report potholes

The LG advised there should be a mobile application through which residents could upload photographs of potholes for the agency concerned to repair.

Delhi L-G Anil Baijal directs officers to weed out illegal storage, sale of acid in the city to promote women safety
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Delhi L-G Anil Baijal directs officers to weed out illegal storage, sale of acid in the city to promote women safety

Baijal has directed officers to devise a mechanism with active participation of all stakeholders to weed out the "menace" of illegal storage and sale of acid

Japan succesfully launches satellites to improve its GPS and communications services during disasters
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Japan succesfully launches satellites to improve its GPS and communications services during disasters

This is the second system that Japan launches as part of its Quasi-Zenith Satellite Systems, which operate at an altitude of between 33,000 and 39,000 kilometre above the earth.

ISRO to start 29 hour countdown for IRNSS-1H launch at 2 PM on 30 August, 2017
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ISRO to start 29 hour countdown for IRNSS-1H launch at 2 PM on 30 August, 2017

The launch is scheduled to take place on 31 August at 18:59 Hrs from SDSC SHAR (Satish Dhawan Space Centre).

Uttar Pradesh madrassas under Yogi Adityanath govt's scanner, to be geo-tagged through GPS
India

Uttar Pradesh madrassas under Yogi Adityanath govt's scanner, to be geo-tagged through GPS

Just days after the Yogi Adityanath government launched a portal for the Uttar Pradesh madrassas, the state government has announced geo-tagging for the madrassas.

ISRO to launch backup navigation satellite IRNSS-1H to augment the NavIC constellation on 31 August
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ISRO to launch backup navigation satellite IRNSS-1H to augment the NavIC constellation on 31 August

The Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS) is an independent regional navigation satellite system developed by India on par with US-based GPS.

Japan launches satellite to improve the precision of the global positioning system
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Japan launches satellite to improve the precision of the global positioning system

Japan on Saturday put the third of its new quasi-zenith satellites into orbit to help improve the precision of the global positioning system.

Google Maps rolls out 'Questions & Answer' feature to help users get information
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Google Maps rolls out 'Questions & Answer' feature to help users get information

Users can ask or answer a question, or read the existing questions and answers about a place, by simply searching for the location on Google Maps or mobile Search.

NASA will study Earth's ionosphere by taking advantage of total solar eclipse on 21 August
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NASA will study Earth's ionosphere by taking advantage of total solar eclipse on 21 August

NASA claims, the total solar eclipse will have some imperceptible effects, such as the sudden loss of extreme ultraviolet radiation from the Sun.

Post cyberattacks on ship navigation systems, nations to adopt traditional ways to avoid risks
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Post cyberattacks on ship navigation systems, nations to adopt traditional ways to avoid risks

South Korea is developing an alternative system using an earth-based navigation technology known as eLoran, while the United States is planning to follow suit

NASA's NICER instrument for studying Pulsars is paving the way for a galactic positioning system
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NASA's NICER instrument for studying Pulsars is paving the way for a galactic positioning system

The galactic scale positioning system could support future interplanetary missions to the Mars and satellites of the gas giants.