User: fredericknoronha Topic: Urban Planning
Category: sustainable urban planning
Last updated: Apr 14 2017 15:46 IST RSS 2.0
 
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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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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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Indian delegation in Europe to study smart city development 24.3.2017 All News-IANS Stories
An Indian delegation is on a week-long visit to Europe to study smart city and urban planning developments there, said an official on Friday.
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Unido to double India spend, focus on 5 cities 18.3.2017 ET: Infrastructure
In India, Unido spent around $4 million in 2013 and 2014 annually, raised its expenditure to $7 million annually in 2015, and is targeting a figure of $16 million in 2017.
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EU’s urban planning lab meeting concludes in city 12.3.2017 TOI: Ahmedabad Times
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Bracing for summer 5.3.2017 Deccan Herald - Monday
Come summer and there are primarily two issues that Bengalureans have to deal with — erratic electricity supply and water scarcity. An impending water crisis is staring the citizens in the face and many people are taking steps to conserve this precious resource and minimise wastage. The most popular water conservation measures are installing water harvesting units in homes and using compost for plants. These two measures are not only cost-effective but also ensure that water is reused efficiently. Experts feel well-planned neighbourhood initiatives and household efforts will go a long way in helping mitigate summer woes. Dr T V Ramachandra, Associate Faculty, Centre for infrastructure, Sustainable Transportation and Urban Planning, Indian Institute of Science, feels that although citizens have started saving water, more needs to be done to spread awareness among environmentally illiterate sections of the society. "As per our study, environmental literacy is only 3.5 percent. This means only a ...
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Meghalaya government is creating positive impact on people: Governor 3.3.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Meghalaya Governor Banwarilal Purohit on Friday said the Congress-led government in the state has taken several initiatives to accelerate action under the sustainable development framework.
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‘Not more roads, people should ask for better public transport’ 27.2.2017 Hindu: News
Noted transport expert Dario Hidalgo says the Millennium City must prioritise public transport, encourage walking and bicycling
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The primal approach 24.2.2017 HBL: Home
Verendra Wakhloo has spent decades negotiating the world of Indian architecture, where convincing clients to innovate has always been an uphill battle
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Why Bengaluru's planning process is against the spirit of our Constitution 10.2.2017 Citizen Matters

In open letter to CM, Kathyayini Chamaraj details all that is grossly wrong with the BDA's planning exercise for the city.

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Smart city development not elitist; it’s a trigger for inclusive and comprehensive urban development, says Shri Venkaiah Naidu 7.2.2017 Govt of india: PIB
Mission is not about doing different things, but doing things differently and a behavioral change initiative, says Shri Naidu
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Experts capture the pulse of Bengaluru in transition 20.1.2017 TOI: Bangalore Times
According to data released by the department of economic and social affairs of the United Nations, there will be 13.2 million people living in Bengaluru in 2050. Efficient urban planning and equitable distribution of resources will have a direct bearing on how we live in future.
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City in flux: Bengaluru to have 13.2 million people in 2050 19.1.2017 TOI: Cities
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Citizens' pressure works, Bengaluru to get its own suburban railway finally 16.1.2017 Latest News
Karnataka to spend 80% of Rs 360 cr to convert 15 trains to commuter; balance to come from Railways
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Hub and Spoke model can make public transport system more efficient: IISc study 10.1.2017 Hindu: Cities
Could the airport-hub model be the answer to a more efficient public transport system in Bengaluru? A study conducted by a team from the Indian Institute of Science (IISc.), Bangalore, says a bus tra...
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...The pursuit of creativity 19.12.2016 Hindu: Fashion
RANJANI RAJENDRA explores emerging design spaces where diverse creative minds and products converge
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Asia Pacific countries resolve to adopt Urban Plus approach to take planning beyond city limits 16.12.2016 Govt of india: PIB
Asia Pacific countries that account for over 55% of global urban population
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Ensuring disaster resilience in urban area the key: Venkaiah Naidu 14.12.2016 All News-IANS Stories
Stressing that delivery and execution are the crucial for success of urban development, union minister M. Venkaiah Naidu said on Wednesday that urbanisation has become irreversible and ensuring disaster resilience in urban area is the key.
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Ensuring disaster resilience in urban area the key: Venkaiah Naidu 14.12.2016 New Kerala: Business India
Ensuring disaster resilience in urban area the key: Venkaiah Naidu
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Governance key to ensure gains of urban development to all, says Shri M.Venkaiah Naidu 14.12.2016 Govt of india: PIB
Seeking to evolve an Implementation Plan for the next 20 years for realizing the goal of equitable urban development through building of inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable cities, 68 countries of Asia Pacific Region began their three day deliberations in New Delhi today. Minister of Housing & Urban Poverty
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