User: fredericknoronha Topic: Urban Planning
Category: urban planning
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DNA Micro Edit: Is Capital really failing the Swachh Bharat test? 5.5.2017 DNA: Opinion
The national capital, New Delhi, is trailing far behind tier-II cities such as Indore and Bhopal in the rankings for providing such basic civic services such as cleanliness and sanitation. The survey, conducted by the Union Ministry of Urban Development, is a stark reminder of poor urban planning and enforcement on the ground. It speaks poorly of the local governing bodies and the overall administration that the capital city, a hub for foreign tourists and international dignitaries, lacks basic civic amenities such as bins, clean toilets, adequate drainage, and an efficient mechanism to manage solid waste. The capital, which has five civic bodies — New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) for Lutyen's Delhi, North, South and East Corporations and Delhi Cantonment Board — has made a mess of its civic services. Lutyen's Delhi, which claims to be an 'open defecation-free' zone has been failing the Swachh Bharat test, with people in the slum-clusters located along the railway tracks urinating in the open. Also, ...
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PM Modi's gamechanger Swachh Bharat mission: Cities getting rid of dirty picture? 5.5.2017 India Today| Must Read
The Swachh Mission survey results indicate a fresh interest among planners and civic body managers in various cities to get rid of the usual 'dirty picture'.
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UP junks previous regime's decision on RERA regulator, to restart process 1.5.2017 All News-IANS Stories
As the central law Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act 2016 (RERA) came into force across India on Monday, Uttar Pradesh is one of the states which lags behind in setting up a regulatory authority.
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Failing to woo customers, Urban Haat to go into private hands 1.5.2017 TOI: Chandigarh Times
A dream project of former deputy chief minister Sukhbir Badal, who announced having Punjab’s own food street here after his Pakistan visit in 2012, had inaugurated the Urban Haat on May 15, 2016.
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PUDA floats tender after SC breather on tree felling 30.4.2017 TOI: Chandigarh Times
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Regulatory auth for real estate not likely to be in place on time 29.4.2017 TOI: Lucknow Times
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NITI Ayog praises selection of 100 smart cities without controversy 27.4.2017 New Kerala: Business India
NITI Ayog praises selection of 100 smart cities without controversy
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NITI Ayog praises selection of 100 smart cities without any controversy 27.4.2017 Govt of india: PIB
Minister of Urban Development Shri M.Venkaiah Naidu today asserted that implementation of Smart City Mission is certainly changing the way the city governments are addressing issues of urban planning and execution.
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Liquor smuggling rose by 52% in Delhi last fiscal 26.4.2017 TOI: All Headlines
Liquor smuggling rose by 52% in Delhi last fiscal
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Failing to woo customers, Urban Haat to go into pvt hands 26.4.2017 TOI: Chandigarh Times
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Indian cities and climate challenge 25.4.2017 HBL: Opinion
Choices such as energy efficient appliances and buildings, and a shift to mass transport can really make a difference
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Plan to integrate Samajwadi housing scheme with PM’s plan 24.4.2017 TOI: Lucknow Times
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New policy on Illegal colonies soon 23.4.2017 TOI: Chandigarh Times
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Activists flay proposed coastal zone notification 19.4.2017 Hindu: Cities
Say it will only further commercialisation
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Digitisation of planning documents begins 17.4.2017 Hindu: National
It will help officials check violations on the same day of receiving complaint
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LDA’s JPNIC 85% complete claim false: Pasi 15.4.2017 TOI: Lucknow Times
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Money-guzzling Akhilesh Yadav projects come under Yogi scanner 15.4.2017 TOI: India
Rs 416-crore Janeshwar Mishra Park and the Rs 864-crore Jai Prakash Narayan International Convention Centre in Lucknow could have been built at a fourth of their combined cost, UP’s minister of state for housing and urban planning Suresh Passi said.
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PhD research that blosommed into first organised collection of Delhi's maps 14.4.2017 All News-IANS Stories
A scholar set off from her native Milan to research on Delhi's pre and post-Independence architecture and planning (1912-1962) for her doctoral thesis. The upshot? Arugably the first book that provides a comprehensive and engaging overview of mapping in the national capital from the 19th century all the way up to the Master Plan for 2021.
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Warning signs unnoticed as Kempegowda Layout turns green belt into red 14.4.2017 Citizen Matters

Development of yet another layout is an environmental and urban planning disaster in the making, but it could still be mitigated if authorities care to listen.

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France backs India’s efforts to develop public transport: Alain Vidalies, French Minister Of State For Transport 11.4.2017 ET: Opinion
In transport, French cos possess globally recognised know-how not only on Metros but also on complementary modes of public transport,said Vidalies.
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