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Dec 01, 2017
Kerala’s 'zero-waste' Alappuzha among top five cities in UN list to successfully manage solid wasteAlappuzha, often called "Venice of East", was recognised by the UN for its solid waste management alongside cities like Osaka, Ljubljana, Penang and Cajica.
Nov 23, 2017
Linking Aadhaar to real estate deals: Why it is need of the hour to bring benami transactions to lightImmovable properties remain impervious to Aadhaar scrutiny which is why the Urban Development Minister has mooted this suggestion
Nov 22, 2017
Charminar, Somnath Temple among 10 sites named by Centre in second phase of 'Swachh Bharat' mission10 new heritage sites to commence special sanitation action in the second phase of Swachh Iconic Places project under Swachh Bharat Mission
Nov 07, 2017
EPCA directions are mandatory and legally mandated, says environment panel member Sunita NarainThe EPCA's directions to "immediately" slash metro fares and hike parking fees today put authorities in Delhi in a spot, but the law is clear that the Supreme Court-appointed body's orders are binding.
Oct 27, 2017
After Ghazipur landfill fire, NGT asks Delhi govt to convene meeting of stakeholders to avoid similar incidentsThe National Green Tribunal has directed the Delhi chief secretary to convene a meeting of stakeholders to ensure that the landfill sites in the city do not catch fire and add to pollution.
Sep 22, 2017
Smart cities to have digital "brain centres": Union Housing and Urban Affairs Secretary Durga Shanker MishraThe 'brain centres' of the Smart Cities are for ensuring effective coordination in the functioning of various agencies of urban local bodies.
Sep 21, 2017
Govt extends low-cost home subsidy up to Rs 2.50 lakh to units built on private landAs per the new policy, the two PPP models for private investments in affordable housing on private landbanks include extending Central assistance of about Rs 2.50 lakh per unit as interest subsidy on bank loans as upfront payment
Sep 06, 2017
India backs creation of UN outfit to coordinate world's activities for urban developmentIndia has expressed support for the creation of UN-Urban, an outfit to coordinate the world body's activities for urban development.
Aug 17, 2017
Union Cabinet approves the new Metro Rail policy; makes private partnership mandatoryThe Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved its Metro Rail Policy 2017 focusing on compact urban development, cost reduction and multi-modal integration.
Aug 14, 2017
Gorakhpur hospital tragedy: Azam Khan demands CBI inquiry into deaths of over 65 childrenAzam Khan on Monday demanded a CBI probe into the deaths of over 65 children at the Baba Raghav Das Medical College in Gorakhpur