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You probably have rendering set to Rectangle. It can be changed in map properties. Select your map item and in right panel go to Item properties --> Main properties there choose Render and hit Update preview.
OpenLayers 3 developers don't intend to support Google Maps out of the box. It was a mess for developers for the OpenLayers 2 version as it broke several times and was making the library more bloated. You should better use a project that use OpenLayers 3 called ol3-google-maps or simply avoid using Google Maps with OpenLayers 3.
The purpose of the map here will really decide which CRS you will use. You basically have 2 options, a geographic coordinate system or a projected coordinate system and depending on what you want to accomplish will help you choose which system you want to make a map in. ...
It can be done in QGIS. It's called digitising when you're drawing over a scanned map (image, or raster in GIS terminology). Check this handy, simple yet accurate tutorial Digitizing Map Data and come back if you run into more questions.
[Edit: See Followup Below] When you instantiate your Leaflet map, you just need to pass in a maxBounds option among your map options. When this option is set, the map restricts the view to the given geographical bounds, bouncing the user back when he tries to pan outside the view. To set the restriction dynamically, use setMaxBounds method. ...
An easier but also dirtier solution that has worked for me. Don't forget to create a backup of your original data. Open the Attribute Table and Start Editing Edit any two values manually so the minimum and the maximum value you want your classification to be based on are included (remember the original values) Save and Stop Editing Classify based on the ...
ESRI's ArcGIS Online has "Chitra Taqueg Road" for the northern portion. "Chitra Taqueg" does not produce many results on Google. The eastern portion is labeled "NH 15", but I believe that designation is now deprecated. If you do find the name, please consider adding it to OSM.
It might be worth checking out GeOxygene. I believe that has various generalisation algorithms so there may be something for building aggregation or building displacement within that: http://sourceforge.net/projects/oxygene-project/ It is OpenSource but not for QGIS. I did used to have the OpenJump plugin for it installed, but not any longer so I can't check ...
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