The WHO map currently shows the union territories of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh in a shade different to the rest of the country.
The Ministry of Electronics and IT has issued an order under Section 69A of the IT Act, 2000 directing Wikipedia to remove the link
India is in the process of repairing ties with Nepal, which took a hit earlier in the year over what was dubbed as a 'cartographic war' between the two countries.
It was India which started the trend. The new map may be Islamabad’s response to India’s action in October 2019 when New Delhi issued a new political map showing POK and the Gilgit-Baltistan area of Pakistan inside Indian territory.
By raking up a religious symbol and claiming Lord Rama as Nepali, Nepal's Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli is hoping to reap political mileage. It is a desperate attempt to stir the pot for his own benefit.
The new map of Nepal will also be a cause of concern for India. Because in this new map, even if it is small, a crack will be found in Uttarakhand region.
The upper house of the Nepalese parliament unanimously passed the constitution amendment bill providing for inclusion of the country's new political map in its national emblem.
Nepal Parliament on Saturday passed an amendment to revise the country's political map, laying claim over areas of dispute with India.
Nepal last month released the revised political and administrative map of the country laying claim over the strategically key areas.
Nepal's parliament is expected to vote on Saturday on the new map featuring new areas of Lipulekh, Kalapani and Limpiyadhura along with border with India, notwithstanding a strong protest by New Delhi.
Nepal recently released the revised political and administrative map of the country laying claim over the strategically key areas of Lipulekh, Kalapani and Limpiyadhura.
Last week, India released fresh maps of the newly-created UTs of Jammu and Kashmir, and Ladakh.
Union Territory of Ladakh consists of two districts of Kargil and Leh.
Once the project is completed, the data will be available to citizens and to Gram Panchayats and local bodies, empowering them to use it in decision making and planning process.
As part of its efforts to simplify travel, Google Maps will allow users to view bus travel times based on live traffic in 10 Indian cities
To elevate the fun for the users on April Fools’ Day, Google has introduced the classic ‘Snake’ game to the Google maps, where the snakes will represent trains and buses travelling to different cities, and picking up the passengers.
China routinely objects to Indian leaders visiting Arunachal Pradesh as it claims the state as it's own.
Google has confirmed that the feature will be available to both Android and iOS users.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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