User: fredericknoronha Topic: Urban Planning
Category: urban planning
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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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Spaces of protest are not planned, they are claimed, writes Gautam Bhan 13.10.2017 India Today | February 13, 2012
When the justices of the NGT say they are putting protest in its place (Ramlila grounds), they are following a rich tradition of spatial control.
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BCU to be developed as urban-centric varsity 11.10.2017 deccanherald.com
Bengaluru Central University (BCU), which was formed after Bangalore University (BU) was trifurcated is to be developed as a metropolitan university that will cater to the needs of the city. Professor S Japhet, the first Vice-Chancellor of the new varsity announced this at a press conference here on Wednesday. The new university will function from the Central College campus. After consulting experts from Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), Delhi University (DU), and several universities in Karnataka, a draft vision document has been created. The document will be discussed with principals and students of affiliated colleges. It will also be uploaded on the university website, once launched. At present, BCU has eight departments and 243 affiliated colleges. Next year, they intend to add at least 15 new departments. Expert committees have been constituted to consider creating 'schools of studies' such as a School of Law and Policy and School of Literature, among others. Prof Japhet said that they are keen on ...
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Making public spaces inclusive for all 11.10.2017 Hindu: Life & Style
It’s important to create open, safe spaces for women in society
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Focus should be on scaling up the use of innovations, says Soumya Swaminathan 11.10.2017 Hindu: Interview
The newly appointed Deputy Director-General for Programmes at the WHO says her elevation reflects on the growing importance of India in global health diplomacy
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World Bank: 250mn living in slums across East Asia, Pacific 3.10.2017 All News-IANS Stories
There are 250 million people living in poor quality housing with limited access to basic services across East Asia and the Pacific, the World Bank said in a report on Tuesday.
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FOA team to be part of Smart Shivamogga 28.9.2017 Hindu: Cities
It will chip in with knowledge to help the city gain the status
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FOA team to be part of Smart Shivamogga 27.9.2017 Deccan Herald - News
Faculty of Architecture (FOA), Manipal University, will chip in with their knowledge to help Shivamogga, one of the 100 cities selected by the Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, to participate in the Smart City, Challenge Stage-2, to gain the status of Smart City. The students of Masters in Urban Design and Development, Faculty of Architecture, Manipal University, Manipal, have recently presented a road map for Shivamogga's Sustainable Transition to the City Commissioner Mullai Muhilan M P, who is also the MD of Shivamogga Smart City Ltd. The students began the study to chalk out a sustainability plan in July 2017 after a preliminary meeting with the city administration and stakeholders. The idea was to make Shivamogga not only smart, but also sustainable. The process involved extensive site analysis and stakeholder consultations, and it also focused on strengthening the relationship among people, culture, physical, and built attributes of the city. The proposals included areas from ...
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Community land trust model best suited to reinvent Dharavi 16.9.2017 Hindu: News
Top entry in competition held by UDRI introduces the idea of a common land reserve that will allow residents to build on their own
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Government for market borrowing to incentivize speedy execution of new urban missions 15.9.2017 Govt of india: PIB
Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs is considering market borrowings to incentivize speedy execution of urban infrastructure projects under various new urban missions launched over the last two years.
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Palava Ranked India's No.1 City to Live In by JLL 12.9.2017 New Kerala: Business India
Mumbai, Sep 12: India's first greenfield integrated smart city, Lodha Group's Palava City has been ranked as the No.1 emerging city of India by Jones Lang LaSalle's (JLL) proprietary research report "Livability Quotient - A Paradigm Shift in India's Emerging Cities".
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