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Are Indian cities ready for the coming migration wave?

Jun 07, 2016

Are Indian cities ready for the coming migration wave?

Do Indian cities have the wherewithal to be resilient in the face of such unprecedented migration? #ConnectTheDots #urbanisation #Cities #migration #Urban Development #Resilience
Stretched and stressed, French police prepare for soccer spectacle | Reuters

May 16, 2016

Stretched and stressed, French police prepare for soccer spectacle | Reuters

PARIS France's stretched police force has had to contend with two militant attacks in a year and regular street protests, and now it faces the task of keeping millions of soccer fans safe when the country hosts the Euro 2016 tournament next month. #Cities #French #editing #interior #Irish #alternative
Four of five cities with the worst air pollution are Indian: WHO

May 12, 2016

Four of five cities with the worst air pollution are Indian: WHO

India is home to four of the five cities in the world with the worst air pollution, the WHO said on Thursday. #India #New Delhi #NewsTracker #UN #WHO #Iran #Cities #Air pollution
Dude, where's the cleanliness? Swacch mission fails to meet urban trash targets

Apr 28, 2016

Dude, where's the cleanliness? Swacch mission fails to meet urban trash targets

The Swacch Bharat Mission was launched on 2 October 2014 but has failed to meet the targets for 2016 #ConnectTheDots #Cities #Meghalaya #IndiaSpend #Swachch Bharat Mission #Urban Trash Targets
Swachh Bharat: Which is India's cleanest city? Top 73 to be ranked today at 3 pm

Feb 15, 2016

Swachh Bharat: Which is India's cleanest city? Top 73 to be ranked today at 3 pm

The stage is set to recognise cities that have taken Swachh Bharat campaign seriously with a top-75 ranking based on feedback from 20 million citizens #Prime Minister #Narendra Modi #Cities #Venkaiah Naidu #Adil Zainulbhai #Swachh Bharat #Swachh Bharat Abhiyan #Quality Council of India #Swachh Survekshan #Top 75
Forget 'smart' new cities; India needs old ones to be less dumb

Dec 04, 2015

Forget 'smart' new cities; India needs old ones to be less dumb

India Prime Minister Narendra Modi has grand designs to build 100 futuristic 'smart' cities in India, but as this week's devastating flooding in Chennai shows, fixing today's accident-prone metropolises appears to be the more pressing task. #Environment #NewsTracker #Chennai #Cities #Floods #Modi #Jaya #TN
The flood story from Kashmir to Chennai: Why don't we ever learn a lesson?

Dec 02, 2015

The flood story from Kashmir to Chennai: Why don't we ever learn a lesson?

This was the story of Chennai a week ago. It was the same story in Srinagar 3,000 kilometres to the north just 15 months ago. #HowThisWorks #India #Kashmir #Chennai #Cities #Floods #Kashmir flood #Chennai Floods #Flood Story
ISRO to map 4,041 towns as it teams up with Urban Development ministry

Aug 13, 2015

ISRO to map 4,041 towns as it teams up with Urban Development ministry

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has tied up with the Union Urban Development Ministry for mapping over 500 towns and cities, to make a base plan for better planning and management. #ISRO #NewsTracker #Cities #Management #towns #data #Indian Space and Research Organisation #Planning
Thousands in US cities protest after Baltimore man dies in police custody

Apr 30, 2015

Thousands in US cities protest after Baltimore man dies in police custody

Thousands of people hit the streets in Baltimore and several other cities from Boston and New York to Indianapolis and Washington DC, on Wednesday. #US #NewsTracker #riots #Cities #Police #Protests #Police Custody #Baltimore #baltimore police