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Sep 13, 2018
Indian teens in 6-member winning team at 'Future of buildings and cities challenge' share $7500 prize, surprise themselves with upside of global collaborationTwo Indian-born students Bani Singh, 18, of Oslo, Norway, and Arunima Sen, 16, of Bangalore, India, are part of a winning team of six students from around the world who connected across three continents and multiple times zones to top the Future of Buildings and Cities Challenge co-sponsored by United Technologies and the New York Academy of Sciences.
Jun 25, 2018
Home buyers looking for bigger flats of avg 1,300 sq ft size in major cities, demand increased by 4%: SurveyAccording to the report, Hyderabad is making the most of its affordability advantage and registered the highest demand for bigger homes
May 15, 2018
Lost City: This photo essay captures a decade's worth of dramatic change in BengaluruThrough his photos of Bengaluru, captured over the past nine years, Pradeep KS chronicles the complete transformation of a city, its citizenry, and a way of life
Jan 11, 2018
India should not copy China for urbanisation, instead needs to create growth hubs across country: Niti Aayog VCNiti Aayog VC says India does not have empowered cities and stressed the need of resurrecting the old tradition of having strong mayors in cities.
Dec 06, 2017
India's battle with air pollution: UNICEF report says Indian babies face high risk of brain damageA UNICEF report has once again raised the alarm bells about high levels of air pollution and its likely impact on brain development among infants.
Nov 22, 2017
Plight of Adiyan and Vetan communities of Kerala highlight why India needs to revisit criteria for determining tribal identityWhile ascertaining the tribal identity of a community, India must keep in mind that tribal communities are never static and they have been undergoing shifts at a fast pace
Sep 18, 2017
Kashmir losing its agricultural land to rapid urbanisation and unplanned construction, reveals revenue reportKashmir is losing its prime agricultural land and wetlands to rapid urbanisation and faulty land-use, according to a December 2016 state policy document on land use.
Aug 17, 2017
Bengaluru floods: Unchecked urbanisation, pollution led to heavy rains that caused delugeHeavy rains led to flooding in several parts of Bengaluru, after which drainage water entered the houses in low-lying areas.
May 02, 2017
Maharasthra lost forests 660 times iconic Oval Maidan of Mumbai in seven yearsThe sate of Maharashtra lost 58.81 square kilometres (14,532 acres) of green cover in the seven years from 2005-06 to 2011-12, a first-of-its-kind satellite mapping of the state has revealed.
Mar 06, 2017
Modi govt's Smart City scheme may make housing unaffordable for poor, says UN reportThe Smart City scheme of Government of India might broaden the gap between the rich and poorer cities with an overreliance on technology possibly resulting in an unaffordable housing for the poor, a United Nations expert says in a report to the current UN Human Rights Council (HRC) session