User: fredericknoronha Topic: Urban Planning
Category: urban planning
Last updated: Aug 11 2020 21:40 IST RSS 2.0
 
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India diluted the law that protects its coastal areas once the public could no longer give inputs 11.8.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
The dilutions enable the possibility of intensifying construction activity in urban coastal areas.
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The Central Vista project worsens the urban conditions that make Delhi brutally unsafe for women 3.8.2020 Scroll.in
It repeats the mistakes of colonial and post-independence planners, entrenching design that begets violence against women.
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What mapping Mumbai’s Covid-19 relief work reveals about inequality in services and ‘slow violence’ 21.7.2020 Scroll.in
Urban planning has made the city’s most vulnerable people invisible. But for Mumbai to be resilient, they need to be in the driver’s seat.
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Delhi’s urban planners must stop ignoring the shoddy infrastructure in its 135 urban villages 20.6.2020 Scroll.in
These ‘lal dora’ lands are run by influential families with little civic oversight.
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Centre’s Rs 20,000-crore Central Vista redevelopment plan may sit at odds with Delhi heritage rules 11.6.2020 Scroll.in
Protecting national heritage must transcend party lines.
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The routes migrant workers are taking home reflect India’s brutally uneven geographical development 26.5.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
The largest wave of internal migration is from the poorest districts of eastern Uttar Pradesh and Bihar, forced out by agrarian distress.
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How South Korea turned an urban planning system into a virus tracking database 22.5.2020 Reuters: Top News
When a man in Seoul tested positive for the new coronavirus in May, South Korean authorities were able to confirm his wide-ranging movements in and outside the city in minutes, including five bars and clubs he visited on a recent night out.
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In India’s post-Covid cities, circular migrants must be given their legitimate rights 3.5.2020 Scroll.in
This requires policy conversations on universal access to social rights, so that everybody has the right to basic consumption, regardless of documentation.
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In its fight against Covid-19, the US is missing its oldest ally: the American people 20.4.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
What the United States can learn from its World War II and Cold War strategies.
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In India, urban design must evolve to allow social distancing in slums 12.4.2020 Scroll.in
Most urban slum residents live in low-ventilation, space-starved spaces.
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Putting women on the map: Feminist cartographers are filling in urban design data gaps 29.3.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
Women mappers tend to add services such as hospitals, toilets and domestic violence shelters, often overlooked by men.
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Plan for Mumbai’s Eastern Waterfront uses public land to benefit the wealthy – and must be resisted 21.3.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
Shouldn’t employment, housing, infrastructure and environment be at the forefront of decision making regarding the future of this vital resource?
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“Why Bengaluru can’t be Singapore: The crux is land ownership” 15.3.2020 Citizen Matters
Illegal developments and citizens' unwillingness to relinquish land have snowballed into the lack of road networks in Bengaluru. And thus, the city's traffic mess remains perennially unsolved. What could be the solution now?
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The tough business of building a city 15.3.2020 Hindu: Chennai
Will the proposed urban projects for Chennai, meant to improve living conditions, be able to deliver?
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Too many Mayors, not enough growth 14.3.2020 Hindu: Medicine & Research
Vijayawada has seen 11 Mayors over the years, but is still beset by a lack of basic facilities
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Let there be water: why we need community-driven measures to conserve the natural resource 13.3.2020 Hindu: S & T
As we approach World Water Day on March 22, here’s why we need community-driven measures to conserve the natural resource, writes Nidhi Adlakha
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‘In the Field’: A podcast that takes you inside the social sector in loving detail 28.2.2020 Hindu: Policy & Issues
The episodes traverse a range of vexing questions, from malnutrition to environmental justice to primary education to protest movements
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How smart urban planning can help you stay in shape 28.2.2020 Scroll.in
To start with, cities must pay attention to supply of fresh food and the scope for physical activities.
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Auroville to celebrate anniversary with meditation and music sessions 28.2.2020 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
Conversation on urban planning to also feature as part of the event
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The Netherlands looks to expand cooperation with State 27.2.2020 Hindu: Medicine & Research
Water management will be a main topic of discussion
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