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Can waterways provide the key to developing Kochi? 29.6.2018 Citizen Matters
Upgrading the port city's western waterways and canals can have a positive impact on not just transportation, but also the city's economics and culture, finds new research at ICRIER. But what are the challenges to look out for? »
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Uber Rolls Out Feature To Notify Traffic Management, Patterns In Mumbai 27.6.2018 NDTV News - Cities
Uber rolls out a free urban planning tool 'Movement in Mumbai' to help the government make informed decisions on traffic management. The exercise was launched in Delhi last month, to be replicated in...
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Uber Launches 'Movement in Mumbai' Data Sharing Exercise 27.6.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
Uber rolls out a free urban planning tool 'Movement in Mumbai' to help the government make informed decisions on traffic management. The exercise was launched in Delhi last month, to be replicated in...
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Cabinet approves MoU between India and Singapore on Cooperation in the field of Planning 27.6.2018 Govt of india: PIB
          The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its ex post-facto approval to the MoU between India and Singapore on cooperation in the field of urban planning and development.
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Corporation to acquire land worth ₹2,829 crore for road widening 27.6.2018 Hindu: Chennai
Project proposal sent to government is awaiting clearance
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Making India carbon-neutral 22.6.2018 Hindu: Religion
We must invest in mass public transport, sustainable constructions, and massive green cover, says Nidhi Adlakha
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Peace, both beyond and within the boundaries is crucial for rapid development of our country: Vice President 16.6.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that peace, both beyond and within the boundaries is crucial for rapid development of our country. He was addressing the gathering after laying foundation stone for Septage Management System and Storm Water Drainage System for the benefit of the people of Itanagar under Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) Scheme, in Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh today.
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Rajasthan: Plan to regularise shops, offices in residential areas 15.6.2018 DNA: Wide Angle
The state government is exploring options to regularise shops and offices in residential areas under the urban local bodies. Provisions for the purpose have been made in the development control regulations currently under consideration of the urban development department. Expected to benefit large number of commercial unit owners, the state government intends to implement them before upcoming assembly elections. “A draft of the regulations has been approved by the urban development minister and sent to additional solicitor general office for legal opinion,” said an official. It had been for a couple of years that the state government has been making efforts in the direction. However, the process has remain stalled following restrictions imposed by Rajasthan high court on alterations in land use depicted in master development plan. The state government since has been seeking alternative provisions in development regulations for regularisation of these units. Development of zonal plans is thus intended to ...
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MP urges CM: ‘Revise rules, constitute BMPC’ 14.6.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
Decrying attempts made by the previous Congress government to bypass the Bengaluru Metropolitan Planning Committee (BMPC) while pushing for expensive
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‘Heat island effect’ leading to high temperatures in city 14.6.2018 The Assam Tribune
‘Heat island effect’ leading to high temperatures in city
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Smart City Expo India 2018: Nearly 6,000 delegates likely to attend three-day Expo in Rajasthan 13.6.2018 DNA: Recent Columns
Nearly 6,000 delegates from across the globe are likely to attended the three-day Smart City Expo India 2018 starting here on September 26, an official said. Rajasthan Chief Secretary D B Gupta today held a meeting at the secretariat to discuss the preparations for the event. Gupta said the Expo will be organised from September 26 to 28, in which nearly 6,000 delegates from different countries are likely to participate. The participants would be international companies, specialists, thinkers and researchers working in the Smart City sector, he said. He said that the Expo will showcase innovations, products and solutions related to Smart City projects. The Expo will focus on the future of mobility, urban planning, clean tech and smart destinations. Local and international speakers will share their views on the innovations taking place in Smart Cities in different sessions, he added.  Article ...
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The missing tiers 13.6.2018 Hindu: Policy & Issues
The disempowerment and depoliticisation of urban local government has happened in multiple ways
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Singapore firm to draw up Chinese investment zone plan in Sri Lanka 6.6.2018 Reuters: Money News
COLOMBO (Reuters) - Sri Lanka's cabinet has approved a proposal for Singapore-based urban planning consultancy Surbana Jurong Pvt Ltd, owned by state investor Temasek Holdings Ltd, to draw up a plan for a Chinese investment zone in the country's southern port city of Hambantota, a government spokesman said on ...
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Cabinet approves Agreement between India and France on technical cooperation in the field of Sustainable Urban Development. 6.6.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi was apprised of the Agreement signed between India and France in the field of Sustainable Urban Development in March, 2018. The Agreement shall remain in force for a period of five years.
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Cabinet approves Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Denmark on technical cooperation in the field of Sustainable and Smart Urban Development 6.6.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi was apprised of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between India and Denmark on technical cooperation in the field of Sustainable and Smart Urban Development in April, 2018.
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Second Gian Course on ‘Urban Analytics: Evaluating and Measuring Sustainability of Cities’ Released 5.6.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Global Initiative on Academic Network (GIAN) course on Urban Analytics: Evaluating and Measuring Sustainability of Cities is an initiative of the Ministry of Human Resource Development and actively supported by the NITI Aayog.
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I wish I could ride a bicycle to work 5.6.2018 Hindu: Policy & Issues
Who’s stopping you, could be a quick retort, except for a few ‘small’ details
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Heed the echoes of June 4 3.6.2018 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
The story of Monica Felton, Rajaji, Mandela — and history’s call to today’s democratic forces to rally together
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Will Jaipur’s Walled City get Heritage tag this year? 30.5.2018 DNA: India
Will Jaipur’s Walled city, this year, get tag of World Heritage city by UNESCO? The question is buzzing as a team of International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS), an associated body with UNESCO is set to visit the city in September in order to survey whether the heritage tag should be given or not. In 2015, the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) had submitted a proposal to the UNESCO demanding status of Jaipur city as World Heritage City. Since then, the city has been placed in the tentative list and in the meantime, Ahmedabad bagged the tag becoming first world heritage city from India. The ICOMOS, which is one of 3 formal advisory bodies to the World Heritage Committee constituted by UNESCO, recently had communicated to the ASI requesting an inspection to the Walled City in order to scan its potential becoming a heritage city. It will be a five-day visit evaluating each aspect needed for the tag. In a communication shot to the JMC commissioner Ravi Jain, the ASI has apprised him about the ...
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PM Modi reaches Jakarta on first leg of 3-nation tour 29.5.2018 General News
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday reached Jakarta on the first leg of his three-nation visit to Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore.The Prime Minister, who embarked on a five-day visit on Tuesday, is looking forward to enhance India's relations and engagements with all the three countries, which forms Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).On the first leg of his visit, Prime Minister is scheduled to hold detailed discussions with Indonesia President Joko Widodo in Jakarta. He will also interact with Chief Executive Officers and the Indian community in Indonesia.He is also scheduled to address the Indian gathering in Jakarta tomorrow at 4 pm local time. It will be followed by a brief stopover at Malaysia's Kuala Lumpur, where Prime Minister will congratulate the newly elected Prime Minister of Malaysia Dr. Mahathir Mohammad.Prime Minister will then leave for Singapore, in the last leg of his Southeast Asia visit. In Singapore, Prime Minister Modi plans to focus on ...
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