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China`s sat-nav system to have civilian uses

Last Updated: Sunday, March 10, 2013, 18:22

China`s Beidou satellite-navigation system, which has proven its use in defence and national safety plans, may be used for civilian purposes like typhoon monitoring, traffic management and agriculture.

Indo-Pak water talks put off due to tension

Last Updated: Saturday, January 26, 2013, 23:32

Talks between Water Secretaries of India and Pakistan, scheduled to be held in Islamabad during January 28-29, have been put off after tensions between neighbours over ceasefire violations along LoC.

2 out of 3 prefer satnavs to conventional maps

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 22, 2013, 13:06

Map- reading skills are now fading, as our reliance on digital navigation grows, a study has suggested.

China`s navigation system competing with US GPS network

Last Updated: Thursday, December 27, 2012, 14:38

China`s indigenously-made satellite navigation system on Thursday started offering its services to users domestically and in neighbouring Asian countries, a multi- billion market currently dominated by the US GPS network.

No problems with South China Sea navigation: China

Last Updated: Friday, November 30, 2012, 19:31

China said its move to authorise border police to board and seize ships in the disputed South China Sea will not affect international navigation through the troubled waters.

Satellite navigation systems act as guide both in space and on Earth

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 21, 2012, 09:13

These location-centric services round out the experience by bringing in relevant local information – about shops, public transit or weather.

China launches navigation satellite

Last Updated: Friday, October 26, 2012, 09:03

China Thursday night successfully launched a satellite for its navigation system.

Can dead stars hold future of spacecraft navigation?

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 10, 2012, 17:07

Scientists are investigating the feasibility of using X-rays from dead stars to allow spacecrafts to navigate autonomously in the outer Solar System and beyond.

India test-fires N-capable Dhanush ballistic missile

Last Updated: Friday, October 05, 2012, 12:05

India tested its nuclear-capable ballistic missile Dhanush from a naval ship in the Bay of Bengal in Odisha.

N-capable Prithvi-II missile tested successfully

Last Updated: Thursday, October 04, 2012, 09:43

India successfully test-fired its indigenously developed, nuclear-capable ballistic missile Prithvi-II from a test range in Odisha.

`India could lease satellite-based system to neighbours`

Last Updated: Sunday, September 23, 2012, 10:22

An industry expert has suggested this futuristic facility could be leased to neighbouring countries to help them navigate their air traffic.

Now, a car that functions with your facial expressions!

Last Updated: Monday, July 23, 2012, 12:44

The gestures, which are being tested before they are finalised, include a wink to turn the radio and music player on and off.