India`s own satellite navigation system by 2014 end: ISRO chief

India is expected to have its own satellite navigation system with the launch of three more satellites before the end of this year, said the Indian space agency`s chief Monday.

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

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

Russia may spend $12 bn on satellite navigation system

Russia may spend 346.5 billion rubles (almost $12 billion) on its Glonass satellite navigation system in 2012-20.

India to have own satellite navigation system soon: ISRO

India will shortly join a select group of nations having its own satellite navigation system.