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Copenhagen's public spaces that turn into picturesque ponds when it rains 22.1.2016 The Guardian -- World Latest

City links: Floodable parks in Denmark’s capital, the rise of woodland gentrification and the Amsterdam urban farm powered by urinals all feature in this week’s roundup of the best city stories

This week’s collection of our favourite urban stories takes us from Copenhagen to Amsterdam via New York, Paris and a cabin in the woods. As ever we’d love to hear about your favourite stories too – share them in the comments below.

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CM Rawat asks officials to create Water Bank 20.1.2016 TOI: Cities
To cater to the hill state's drinking water needs as well as other parts of the country which are fed water from its leading water bodies like the Ganga, Yamuna and other tributaries, Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Wednesday asked senior officials in the Irrigation, Forest and Rural Development departments to prepare a plan with the help of village panchayat and civic bodies to set up a first of its kind water bank in the Himalayan ...
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Waluj MIDC to adopt rainwater harvesting to forestall water woesto forestall water woes 29.12.2015 TOI: Cities
Worries about depleting ground water levels and this year's drought have prompted the industries in Waluj MIDC to opt for rain water ...
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Severe water crisis may force evacuation of Bengaluru by 2025 28.12.2015 TOI: Home
Groundwater, a major resource in times of crisis, is dwindling. Increase in the number of borewells and the decline of groundwater levels have resulted in borewells sinking to the depths of 1,000 feet in several areas.
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Ground Water Level in the Country 17.12.2015 Govt of india: PIB
As per the latest assessment (Year-2011) of Dynamic Ground Water Resources, carried out jointly by Central Ground Water Board (CGWB) and the State Governments
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Chennai should act before its Surat moment strikes 10.12.2015 Chennai News, Tamil News, Chennai City News, Tamil Nadu News | TOI City News
Even though there is respite from rain and threat of renewed flooding, the spread of communicable diseases looms large over ...
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Special Scheme for Sustainable Tourism 7.12.2015 Govt of india: PIB
The Ministry of Tourism has launched a Comprehensive Sustainable Tourism Criteria for India (STCI) for three major segments of tourism industry, namely Tour Operators, Accommodation and Beaches, Backwaters, Lakes & Rivers sectors during the sensitization Workshop on Sustainable Tourism for Stakeholders organized in August 2014.
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Implementing Sustainable Tourism Criteria for India 3.12.2015 Govt of india: PIB
The Ministry of Tourism has launched a Comprehensive Sustainable Tourism Criteria for India (STCI) for three major segments of tourism industry, namely accommodation, tour operators and Beaches, Backwaters, Lakes and Rivers sectors during the sensitization Workshop for Stakeholders on Sustainable Tourism organized in August, 2014.
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Besant Nagar senior citizens' organize donation camp for flood-affected 29.11.2015 TOI: Cities
The Senior Citizens Group of Besant Nagar (SCGOBN) is collecting and distributing old clothes for flood affected ...
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Father of green revolution suggests 'Pulse Panchayats' concept to end deficit 2.11.2015 TOI: India
With a recent study by Assocham indicating that India may have to import 10 million tonnes of Pulses to achieve a balance between demand and supply, eminent agriculture scientist and father of India's green revolution M S Swaminathan on Monday suggested farmers and policy-makers to opt for an innovative concept of 'Pulse Panchayats' to make the year 2016 a significant landmark in the country's efforts to achieve self-sufficiency in pulse ...
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Clean your surroundings, keep dengue at bay 24.10.2015 TOI: Cities
After a dry spell, erratic rainfall that began on Friday can lead to a spurt in dengue cases if your surroundings aren't kept ...
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Delhi govt to redesign city roads at a cost of Rs 5,000 crore 17.10.2015 TOI: Delhi Times
In a major initiative, Delhi government has decided to redesign over 1,200km of roads in the capital at a cost of around Rs 5,000 crore, taking cue from European cities to promote public transport, cycling and making streets friendly for pedestrians and physically-challenged ...
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Delhi Government to redesign city roads at a cost of Rs 5,000 crore 17.10.2015 ET: Infrastructure
Delhi Govt has decided to redesign over 1,200 km of roads in the capital at a cost of around Rs 5,000 cr, taking cue from European cities to promote public transport.
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Rajasthan facing acute recharge of underground water: Minister 12.10.2015 India News, Latest News in India, Live News India, India Breaking News - Times of India
Due to over exploitation and poor rain water harvesting, the state is facing acute recharge of underground water, cautioned Rajasthan Public Health and Engineering Department (PHED) Minister Kiran Maheshwari ...
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Rural India waits for its share of reforms 5.10.2015 ET: Agriculture
It is time to do away with sarkari initiatives that have not worked for the farmer and instead allow free market to flow in.
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100 Smart Cities to go green, be environment friendly 28.9.2015 Rediff: Business
'I am glad to announce that these cities are now going to become green smart cities.'
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Smart Cities to go green, says IGBC 28.9.2015 ET: Infrastructure
PMO as well as Ministry of Urban Development has decided to rope-in IGBC for creating environment friendly and energy efficient smart cities.
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Heavy rains lash Punjab at harvest time 23.9.2015 TOI: Chandigarh Times
Heavy rains have lashed vast swathes of Punjab and some parts of Haryana since yesterday, raising fears of damage to paddy crop which is ready for ...
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Govt mulling new green construction norms 22.9.2015 Sify Finance
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Grapes of wrath: Fruit faces uncertainty due to drought in Maharashtra 8.9.2015 ET: Agriculture
Grapes faces an uncertain future due to drought conditions in Maharashtra; farmers may do early pruning, which may upset the trade cycle
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