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May 01, 2018
Watch to see how technology can make Indian cities more accessible and sustainableArray
Apr 21, 2018
Democracy In India Part 5: Cities are drivers of democratic change, secure rights and liberties of individualsCities are drivers of economic growth and social progress. In democracies, cities engender exponential awareness of democratic rights.
Dec 20, 2017
Waste management could generate six lakh jobs in India; can Bengaluru show the way?Managing urban India’s 1,50,000 tonnes of municipal waste could generate 6,00,000 to 7,50,000 jobs while creating a cleaner environment and ensuring dignity and safety for millions.
Oct 22, 2017
Could emulating China's 'sponge cities' help prevent the worst of flooding in urban India?Cities in India, with their impermeable surfaces, blocked drains, and rampant construction on lake beds and other water bodies, have metamorphosed into water-resistant barriers, prone to flooding.
May 30, 2017
World's cities may be 8 degrees Celsius hotter by 2100, warn researchersSuch a temperature spike can have dire consequences for the health of city-dwellers, robbing companies and industries of able workers.
May 28, 2017
Narendra Modi: Massive waste management campaign to be launched in 4,000 cities on 5 JuneA massive waste management campaign will be launched in 4000 cities across the country on 5 June, the World Environment Day, PM Narendra Modi announced.
Nov 22, 2016
Tennessee school bus crash kills at least six children | ReutersA bus carrying dozens of elementary school students crashed in Chattanooga, Tennessee, on Monday, killing at least six children and sending 23 people to a local hospital with injuries, authorities said.Five children were found dead on the bus and another died at a hospital, said Melydia Clewell, spokeswoman for the Hamilton County District Attorney's office.Rescue teams were still going through the bus so the number of fatalities could change, she said. There are two or three children at the hospital "who could go either way," she said.Students on the bus, which carried as many as 35 passengers, were in kindergarten through fifth grade, a spokesman for the Hamilton County Sheriff's Office said. That would make them roughly ages 5 to 10.Asked about the crash following a budget hearing in Nashville, Governor Bill Haslam said the state would offer its assistance
Oct 22, 2016
French police stage fifth night of protest, Hollande pledges meeting | ReutersPARIS French police staged protests in Paris and other cities for a fifth night on Friday, in a movement showing no sign of abating despite President Francois Hollande's government attempts to defuse tensions just months before a presidential election.Police say they are no longer sufficiently equipped even to defend themselves and have staged five nights of unauthorised demonstrations. Some 3,000 of them took to the streets on Thursday night, they said.Hundreds of officers protested on Friday night in front of Notre Dame cathedral in central Paris, just opposite the central police headquarters. Other protests took place in Calais, Lille, Toulon and other cities.Speaking from a European Council meeting in Brussels, Hollande said he would meet police representatives at his office early next week to hear their grievances.
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?
May 16, 2016
Stretched and stressed, French police prepare for soccer spectacle | ReutersPARIS 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.