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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We brought you series of four videos titled Geospatial Revolution that explains you that how geospatial data plays a vital role in daily life. The raid in hunt of Osama Bin Laden in first week of May brought most of the commercial satellites into motion to take the immediate captures. GeoEye’s satellite IKONOS captured the…

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Pakistan has seen extensive mapping since Google Map Maker was first launched in mid 2008. Lahore is a city that has been featured many times as an example of this rapidly successful initiative. Following video provides an overview of Lahore being mapped from 23 June 2008 to February 2009 [1]. Just in one year, Pakistan…

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While exploring through latest satellite imagery updates, it was amazing to discover the noticeable development progress for New Islamabad International Airport (Officially Gandhara International Airport). As usual, limited information access to public by government and so limited coverage by media, the exact location and progress of the airport has been a myth. The latest satellite…

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This article is originated with permissions from an early report by KA at Tech Prolonged After Google Maps, Open Street Map and Naqsha, here comes the NAVTEQ maps with street level information available for Pakistan. The details are limited to larger cities to towns and few villages and more or less seems like the similar…

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February is kind of a lucky month, not only because I was allocated on planet earth in this month but also because it was the real kick off for revolutionary location based services in real world. Location based services are dependent services or solutions which are brought to a requester by either automatically detecting their…

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January 2010, an acme season of winter in mountaineer area of Hunza Valley brought an unexpected massive landside before an expected snowfall; demolishing the Attabad village completely under rock stones and blocking the river Hunza. For once, majority of locals could foresee the tough times ahead. The river Hunza, flows between two rocky mountains and…

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When spending time and energy to make something useful for people you care about, why not make it in better and perfect way rather than what is not useful despite all same energy and time went into building it. So do the best when doing something for others. In this world when we come to…

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