User: fredericknoronha Topic: Urban Planning
Category: urban planning
Last updated: Nov 21 2017 22:52 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Australia’s Victoria State keen to boost ties with India 21.11.2017 BusinessLine - World
Ahead of his first official visit to India, Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews on Tuesday said the state government is formulating a strong and effective strategy to further strengthen business links w...
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COP 23: Three ways cities are leading the fight against climate change 20.11.2017 News
Cities across the world are increasingly incorporating living infrastructure, to deliver social, environmental and economic services to urban communities
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Chennai: 10 lakh people in the city will be affected due to rising sea level, some parts to submerge 16.11.2017 India Today| Must Read
According to an environmentalist, the development plan of the city doesn't seem to be taking into account the nature's intentions but it seems to be driven by political needs and financial viability.
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15 dead, hundreds homeless in flash floods on Greek coast 16.11.2017 Zee News : World
Flash floods killed at least 15 people, made scores homeless and destroyed infrastructure in Greece on Wednesday after a raging torrent inundated two coastal towns west of Athens following a night of heavy rain.
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Geographic Information System Market Size Worth USD 11.2 Billion by 2025: Grand View Research 16.11.2017 New Kerala: World News
Geographic Information System Market Size Worth USD 11.2 Billion by 2025: Grand View Research
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Chennai floods: When will we ever learn? 15.11.2017 HBL: Opinion
Absence of proper drainage, and encroachment of marshlands and water bodies have choked the city. This should stop
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'Better urban planning needed to combat pollution' 10.11.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Reducing transport activities, improving technologies and relocating traffic sources from crowded areas are some of the measures for better urban planning that can help Delhi combat rising air pollution, a leading health and medical research institute said on Friday.
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Delhi in 90th position in smart city index 8.11.2017 Deccan Herald - National
A recent global smart city survey has placed New Delhi in the 90th position, while Copenhagen in Denmark is in the top position, followed by Singapore and Swedish city Stockholm. According to the 2017 Smart Cities Index produced by European parking app EasyPark, out of 10 scores, Delhi received only 3.93, while Copenhagen received 8. 24. Apart from Delhi, Mumbai, which is in the 93rd position with 3.80 points, is the only other Indian city that found a place in the total 100 cities selected for the survey worldwide. The ranking was based on cities adopting latest urban amenities like smart parking, clean energy, urban planning business ecosystem, internet speed. Other factors like 4G, smartphone penetration, traffic sensors and car sharing apps, online access to governmental services and a high level of citizen participation in the governance were also taken into account. The opinion of over 20,000 technology and urban planners was also taken into account, while finalising the scores, said a ...
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Making sense of the city 8.11.2017 Hindu: Crafts
This think-tank of urbanists and architects wants everyone to move on from fire-fighting and provide long term solutions to citizens for a better life
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Making sense of the city 7.11.2017 Hindu: Life & Style
This think-tank of urbanists and architects wants everyone to move on from fire-fighting and provide long term solutions to citizens for a better life
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Shared transit a fix for traffic bottlenecks in cities: experts 5.11.2017 Hindu: Home
Shared mobility declared an emerging mode of transport at UMI Conference
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France, India committed to sustainable urban transport 4.11.2017 Hindu: News
Collaboration to invest and innovate in urban transport is very much on cards: French envoy
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Need to focus on planning and design for sustainable and clean urban mobility: Vice President 4.11.2017 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that there has to be an increased focus on planning and design for sustainable and clean urban mobility.
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Beyond the drawing board 26.10.2017 Hindu: Cities
Students of an architecture school in Karapakkam head to the streets of Chennai for a practical understanding of their subject. Their first project involves the mazes of George Town
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Zenata, one of the first eco-cities in Africa 25.10.2017 HBL: Home
Covering 1,830 hectares in area, this eco-development was designed with an ambitious mindset: every territorial constraint encountered should be turned into an opportunity. The project aims to meet f...
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Lincoln Institute of Land Policy to Partner with Champion Mayors for Inclusive Growth 25.10.2017 New Kerala: World News
CAMBRIDGE, Mass: The Lincoln Institute of Land Policy will join the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and mayors from across the globe this week to adopt the Seoul Implementation Agenda, a framework for cities to foster inclusive growth and respond to the challenges of climate change.
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Elphinstone Road disaster: When a city's lifeline crumbles 24.10.2017 Business Standard: Front Page Headlines
Elphinstone Road disaster presents a case for augmenting the supporting infrastructure in and around most suburban railway stations
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Where the shops have no names 23.10.2017 Hindu: News
Mumbai’s street-side entrepreneurs have fought for the right to make a living for decades, but even an Act has not given them legitimacy and a fair deal
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Why urban planning is such a joke 22.10.2017 HBL: Columns
The nature of corruption changed after the withdrawal of urban development authorities such as BDA, with disastrous effects
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Climate change and urbanisation impact 21.10.2017 All Current Affairs Stories
The global temperature since 1860 is observed to have risen by 0.4 centigrade
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