In a recent development, Government of Pakistan has announced to hold population census in March 2016 – apparently with the help and support of armed forces. The cost of what would be divided between provinces through federal divisible pool. If this actually happens unlike previous (verbal) attempts then Pakistan will finally have its population (and…

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Original idea of gathering information and making them better came into my mind while working on web portal for Hunza landslide and floods of 2010. It was the time with bizarre methodology of collecting information manually from official sources and then converting them into reusable digital format so they can be integrated into accessible and dynamic…

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Google’s fresh satellite imagery update is here. Although, for Pakistan this turns out to be rather small update as compared to previous imagery update but it covers the important settlements and landmarks throughout the country. The imagery update can be seen at Google Earth by downloading the Google Earth KML file to see the new…

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If you have been wondering whether amazing journey through beautiful land of Balochistan still has to bring more surprises then wait no more with latest satellite imagery update for Pakistan by Google Earth. This update though very small but in major covers the living settlements which is helpful for mappers mapping at Google Map Maker….

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As you may already remember some of the exciting undiscovered Balochistan we brought in our last imagery update, here is more Balochistan to explore. In recent satellite imagery update by Google Earth during week of 12th December, many more pleasant features unleash. Following screenshot mentions the settlements of Jiwani, Laura and Okar near Ganz (one…

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Google has produced a new global set of updated satellite imagery on 28th November 2011. This satellite imagery covers huge area in Pakistan and significantly important towns and settlements. You can download the Google Earth KML file and see the marked areas with updated satellite imagery. You can also subscribe to emails with Follow your…

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Here is the latest satellite imagery update by Google. This update is relatively small but it covers the important places. Google announcement at Lat-Long blog has featured the runway of Peshawar International Airport. This imagery update provides the fresh satellite imagery for Kalam Valley which is one of the most attractive place for tourists in…

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There have been smaller but unannounced imagery updates in months of September & October. The updates were published to Google’s default satellite imagery KML file on September 7th, September 21st and the recent one on October 5th. Although all of these imagery updates were smaller in size for Pakistan but they cover some of the…

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Google’s fresh satellite imagery update is here and stands out the second update in same month. Although, for Pakistan this turns out to be rather small update as compared to recent update on 15 August. Hyderabad, Sindh is one of few towns that are updated in this announcement. Following areas are covered in this satellite…

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Google will be announcing a fresh set of satellite imagery update made on 15th August 2011. This fresh update is very large as compared to last month update. The imagery update can be seen at Google Earth by downloading the Google Earth KML file to see the new imagery marked with red rectangular. You can…

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