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Bhuvan - A homegrown alternate to Google Maps

Welcome to Bhuvan – A homegrown alternate to Google Maps

The MapmyIndia CEO Rohan Verma was quoted as saying that the indigenous company will play a responsible role in the field and depict the maps and borders which reflect India’s true sovereignty as per the Government of India. The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has inked an agreement with MapmyIndia to develop mapping and other […]

Tribute to former President Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam on his birth anniversary

October 15,2020 – Humble tribute to our President Dr. Abdul Kalam on his birth anniversary. His contribution to making India capable, empowered and capable of 21st century is incomparable. His ideal and priceless thoughts will always inspire. He is the inspiration of youth. “If you want to shine like the sun, first learn to meditate […]

On this Day

1901 Pablo Picasso opens his first exhibition

The 18-year-old Spanish artist was featured for the first time in Ambroise Vollard’s gallery in 6 Rue Laffite in Paris. Neither of the two art critics that visited the show thought much about the works. Picasso went on to become one of the most influential artists of all time.

1948 The Berlin Blockade begins

In reaction to the currency reform in West Germany, the Soviet Union blocked all access to West Berlin. It was one of the first major international crises of the Cold War. Western Allies launched the Berlin airlift to transport supplies to the blocked area. In Germany, the planes became known as “raisin bombers” or “candy […]