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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 31, 2017
HP looking to deliver technology needed 10-30 years in the futureHP is looking to build products for the future while keeping a tab on the demographic and socio-economic changes globally.
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
Mar 03, 2017
We need to reimagine urbanisation in India says Anand MahindraAt the third edition of 'Mahindra World City Confluence' in New Delhi, Chairman of Mahindra Group, Anand Mahindra spoke about the importance of urbanisation for productivity in the country.
Jan 18, 2017
Exclusive: Ahead of Budget, OECD lists out Indian economy’s ills, prescribes curesAmong the recommendations made were simplification of the bureaucratic procedures of securing regulatory approvals and environmental clearance for infrastructure projects, defining of timelines for all stages of granting approvals, relying more on single window clearance mechanisms and reviewing timelines within the Land Acquisition Bill to make land acquisition faster.