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Last Tango in Kolkata: Football-mad city split over Argentina and Brazil

Jul 09, 2014

Last Tango in Kolkata: Football-mad city split over Argentina and Brazil

Once Kolkata was known for its grand passionate rivalry between East Bengal and Mohun Bagan. But this World Cup has seen that passion go international and the city is torn between Brazil and Argentina. But there are limits. #Brazil #John Abraham #football #Lionel Messi #Pele #Diego Maradona #Argentina #UrbanPostcard #Mohun Bagan #2014 Brazil World Cup #Chirag Paul
Law for accountability needed in building collapse cases: Naidu

Jul 03, 2014

Law for accountability needed in building collapse cases: Naidu

M Venkaiah Naidu favoured incorporating in law provisions which hold the concerned officials responsible in building collapse cases. #Construction #India #Delhi #TheySaidIt #Chennai #accident #M Venkaiah Naidu #tragedy #Mishap #Urban Development Minister #Chennai building collapse
Govt will go ahead with decision to construct Polavaram dam: Venkaiah

Jun 16, 2014

Govt will go ahead with decision to construct Polavaram dam: Venkaiah

There is no looking back on the Polavaram irrigation project in Andhra Pradesh and the government will stick to its decision to construct the dam. #India #NewsTracker #Andhra Pradesh #Telangana #Venkaiah Naidu #Telangana Rashtra Samiti #CPI (M) #Polavaram #Urban Development Minister
Naidu for 100 smart cities, low interest on home loans

May 28, 2014

Naidu for 100 smart cities, low interest on home loans

The urban development ministry will also give priority to linking of twin cities and infrastructure development of satellite towns and cleaning of religious cities across the country. #ThisisNext #Housing #Venkaiah Naidu #Urban Development #poverty alleviation

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Delhi polls: Will urban voter apathy be the undoing of AAP?

Dec 03, 2013

Delhi polls: Will urban voter apathy be the undoing of AAP?

However, the worst enemy the AAP can find is people like us who vent ire and grief but do not walk to the polling booths #Politics #India #Congress #BJP #Arvind Kejriwal #AAP #Urban voters #Delhi Election 2013
Urbanism: What makes Shivaji Park more accessible than Oval Maidan

Nov 21, 2011

Urbanism: What makes Shivaji Park more accessible than Oval Maidan

Walls, railings and boundaries make Mumbai's public spaces less accessible than they could be. #InMyOpinion #Mumbai #urbanism #Shivaji park #Jane Jacobs

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Urbanism: What makes Shivaji Park more accessible than Oval Maidan

Jul 09, 2014

State water board proposes outdoor watering restrictions

Urban water agencies across California would have to impose mandatory restrictions on outdoor watering under a proposed state rule...
Urbanism: What makes Shivaji Park more accessible than Oval Maidan

Jul 09, 2014

Downtown Film Festival L.A. celebrates indie film and urban renewal

Downtown Los Angeles has a long history with the movies, dating back to the days when Harold Lloyd dangled from a clock tower in "Safety Last!" and neon-lighted movie palaces lined Broadway...
Urbanism: What makes Shivaji Park more accessible than Oval Maidan

Jul 09, 2014

Downtown Film Festival L.A. celebrates indie film and urban renewal

Downtown Los Angeles has a long history with the movies, dating back to the days when Harold Lloyd dangled from a clock tower in "Safety Last!" and neon-lighted movie palaces lined Broadway...