China launched its own Satellite mapping service, Map World. State Bureau of Surveying and Mapping (SBSM) yesterday unveiled the free online mapping service. Xu Deming, director of the SBSM, said that "it will allow users to fly over mountains and plains around the world and search restaurants and traffic information across the country, free of charge". Users can get into Map World by typing www.tianditu.cn or www.chinaonmap.cn and search for two and three-dimensional images across the world, without installing client. Google never applied for a web mapping licence in Chia. In China, in order to apply for a map and location services,the company has to keep map server's storing data within the country.
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PATNA - Maoists have killed four Special Auxiliary Police (SAP) personnel and two Bihar police inspectors in a landmine explosion in Bihar's Sheohar District, two days after the State went to polls to elect a new assembly.