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Aug 30, 2018
UP sees sharp fall in encephalitis cases this year; health minister credits 'concerted efforts of six departments'A total of 1,427 Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) and Japanese Encephalitis (JE) were reported till 9 August, 2018 in the state which led to 111 deaths. There over 5,400 cases in 2017, leading to 748 deaths, and 4,353 cases and 715 deaths in 2016.
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 31, 2017
Nitin Patel agrees to take charge after Amit Shah assures him of a portfolio fitting his 'stature'A brewing crisis in the Gujarat government seems to have blown over after Amit Shah reached out to sulking Nitin Patel, who had delayed taking charge over not getting portfolios of his choice in the new Cabinet.
Dec 30, 2017
Out of Rs 9,860 crore released for 60 cities under Smart City Mission, only Rs 645 crore used so far, reveals dataOut of Rs 9,860 crore released to 60 cities under the Smart City Mission only seven percent, or about Rs 645 crore, have been utilised so far
Dec 23, 2017
Arvind Kejriwal not invited for inauguration of Delhi Metro's Magenta Line; Narendra Modi, Yogi Adityanath to attendThe inauguration ceremony of the Noida-Kalkaji metro service does not include the name of Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal
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
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 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.