The state government has prepared a draft seeking changes to ‘old criteria’ for notifying semi-urban or rural area as urban
COVID-19 lockdown reduces Patna waste by more than half
Free public transport: How Delhi can learn from Luxembourg
India's roads to remain lethal even in 2030: Lancet
Most in Asia-Pacific already in cities; expect 3.5 bln by 2015
Urban boom will be despite declines in Japan, China, Korea
Deforestation, urbanisation, illegal mining, waste dumping leave Cauvery battered and bruised
Decades of degradation has led to an unprecedented crisis for the 15 million who live on the banks of ...
Wetlands in Kashmir shrinking due to urbanisation: Study
An analysis of land cover data from 2016 shows that the catchment of Narkara wetland in near Srinagar is ...
Urban expansion ate into 35 million ha forests between 1992 and 2015: Study
The study argues that urbanisation can cause indirect loss of forest, by encouraging agricultural expansion in forested areas
Increasing protein, dairy intake may help cut diabetes burden: Study
A new study has linked food preferences of individuals to prevalence of diabetes in various states of India
Addis Ababa’s street hustlers helped build the city – now they’re being pushed out
Both the intellectualism of the elites and the street smarts of hustlers and sex workers transformed the neighbourhood of ...
Union Budget 2019-20: Four observations on affordable housing
Reading between the lines of the Budget document on Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana
Urbanisation, changing cropping patterns contribute to temperature rise: Study
Shift from kharif to rabi has led to warming of up to 30 per cent in many regions, says ...
Allahabad HC directs Kanpur authorities to demolish mall, restore park land
The order comes 17 years after a petition was filed against construction of the mall
EPCA comes out with parking management plan for Delhi
In report, agency flags free parking on public land, multiplicity of agencies to be key cause of congestion and ...
China's 'Silk Road urbanism' is changing cities from London to Kampala – can locals keep control?
China’s ambition to reshape the world economy has sparked massive infrastructure projects spanning all the way from Western Europe ...
Berlin’s grassroots plan to renationalise up to 200,000 ex-council homes from corporate landlords
20 Indian cities saw 80% of building fire deaths
The latest Indian Risk Survey report ranks fire outbreak as the third biggest risk to businesses
The more Asians migrate to cities, the more it will help tigers, says study
Researchers from a prominent non-profit feel that Asia's increasing urbanisation and rapid demographic transition could mean that tiger range ...
Interim Budget 2019: Board for marginal communities, but where’s the welfare?
Government announces setting up of a welfare development board for de-notified, nomadic and semi-nomadic tribes
Elephanta Island gets too much development too fast
Getting power supply could have shaped the island’s future, but now the recent CRZ notification has put its existence ...
Take a decision on draft parking rules, Supreme Court tells Delhi govt
The apex court has given the government 10 days to decide and also give an undertaking on the schedule ...
Tribals observe 13th anniversary of Kalinga Nagar firing
13 years on, tribals march in Odisha to mark anniversary of brutal killings in Ambagadia village
Rewind 2018: Urbanisation creates chaos in India
Challenges and possible solutions to the rising population in urban areas
Here are 3 of 21,000 industrial pollution cases pending in Indian courts
Industrial pollution cases in Indian courts often span over decades and, as a result, the country had over 21,000 ...
Upward development trend responsible for rising emission levels
Energy-efficient and sustainable urbanisation can address public health and climate change challenges simultaneously