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Bengaluru, August 1, 2017
The Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS) is an independent regional navigation satellite system developed by India on par with US-based GPS.
BT Online
July 11, 2017
The government had asked handset makers for installation of a panic button and GPS location facilities from January 1, 2017 and January 1, 2018, respectively in order to ensure safety of women round-the-clock if they face some unfavourable situation at any place.
New Delhi, August 11, 2016
With an aim to regulate app-based taxi services, the Delhi government has drafted a policy under which cab companies will be bound to charge fares prescribed by the Transport Department.
New Delhi, May 23, 2016
"The panic button in mobile handsets, supported with a helpline and a strong on-ground response team can revolutionise the safety mindset of all, and particularly of women in our country," said Arvind Khanna, founder, One Touch Response (OTR), in a statement.
Chennai, April 29, 2016
"For civilian usage to bloom and the cost to come down, more manufacturers have to start making the navigation signal receivers. That will happen once the IRNSS is formally declared operational," A.S. Ganeshan, retired programme director of ISRO's Satellite Navigation Progamme said.
New Delhi, April 25, 2016
"Technology is solely meant to make human life better and what better than using it for the security of women. I have taken a decision that from January 1, 2017, no cell phone can be sold without a provision for panic button, and from January 1, 2018 mobile sets should have also Global Positioning System inbuilt," Communications Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said in New Delhi.
Sriharikota (AP), March 10, 2016
ISRO's sixth navigation satellite was launched onboard PSLV C32 from the spaceport at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh.
January 20, 2016
President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) for the successful launch of IRNSS-1E.
S Vijay Karthik
Sriharikota, January 20, 2016
The satellite blasted off from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre, about 110 km from Chennai at 9.31 am today and released the satellite into the orbit 19 minutes and 20 seconds later.
By Pravir Pandey
Delhi, Edition:January 17, 2016

Pravir Pandey, Member, Finance, Inland Waterways Authority of India, explains why inland waterways-based movement of people and goods, particularly National Waterway- 1 between Allahabad and Haldia on Ganga-Bhagirathi-Hoogly River System, is of truly national significance.

BT Online
December 10, 2015
The indigenous position determination system being developed by national space agency ISRO will have enhanced access in remote areas, an official said.
New Delhi, September 30, 2015
The existing emergency numbers such as 100, 101, 102 and 108 will continue to exist for a period of one year.
New Delhi, September 6, 2015
The MoU facilitate getting images and communications through the satellite system. While the images will help in mapping the area, communications will enable the introduction of wi-fi service in trains in a larger way.
Bengaluru, July 16, 2015
"Our youngsters have not done much impactful research work despite being equal to their counterparts in intellect and energy in Western universities," IT czar N R Narayana Murthy said.
John Philip Jones
Edition:June 21, 2015
The main characteristics of the menagerie are that it is open, uncontrolled and uncensored. This may encourage vulgarity and personal abuse, but the general feeling about it is more favourable than unfavourable in a free society.
Sahil Mohan Gupta
January 8, 2015
Yes, the year 2015 will have 31,536,001 seconds instead of the usual 31,536,000. And this, according to a report at The Verge, is a big problem for computers.
Team BT
Edition:Oct 26, 2014
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New Delhi, September 8, 2014
Stating that controlling the pilferage was his priority Coal and Power Minister Piyush Goyal said the government is "setting up surveillance system, cctvs.
Sriharikota (AP), April 4, 2014
IRNSS-1B, the second of the seven satellites planned under the Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS), was placed in precise orbit by the workhorse Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) which completed its silver jubilee success mission.
Mail Today Bureau
New Delhi, March 25, 2014
According to the guidelines, operators and flight crew must ensure that no unauthorised cash, narcotics or arms are carried in the flight. The guidelines stipulate submission of passenger manifests to the aviation regulator a week in advance. Flight crews would have to carry local and other maps during flight for navigation and shall not rely on global positioning system only, the guidelines state.
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