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COVID-19 effect: BJP-led govt mulls extending UPA’s pet programme MGNREGA to urban India

COVID-19 effect: BJP-led govt mulls extending UPA’s pet programme MGNREGA to urban India

Due to the success of MGNREGA (Mahatma Gandhi Employment Guarantee Act) in rural India, the BJP-led government is now mulling on extendin...Read More

Rural markets faring better than urban centres amid coronavirus pandemic: Maruti Suzuki

Rural markets faring better than urban centres amid coronavirus pandemic: Maruti Suzuki

Buying sentiment in rural areas is also better due to good initial spell of rains in June which has led to a better sowing of the kharif ...Read More

Bhopal: Congress focuses urban, BJP eyes on rural seats

Bhopal: Congress focuses urban, BJP eyes on rural seats

Congress party is totally focusing on urban seats in the last days of assembly polls, while the BJP is concentrating on managing caste eq...Read More

‘India’s smart cities’ plan can adversely impact environment’

‘India’s smart cities’ plan can adversely impact environment’

London: The Indian government’s vision to create 100 new smart cities to support the rapidly growing urban population could have a signif...Read More

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PV sales in India set to cross 3 mn mark this fiscal

New Delhi : Passenger vehicle sales in India are poised to cross the three million units milestone this fiscal as new models and compact ...Read More

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In a first, Andhra achieves Swachh Bharat objective

New Delhi : Andhra Pradesh could become the first state in the country to make all its urban areas ‘Open Defecation Free’ by October 2, m...Read More

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Rajasthan submits its Smart City plan to Centre

Jaipur : Rajasthan has become the first state to submit Smart City plans to the Ministry of Urban Development.

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Flyover at Bhiwandi thrown open to public, work starts on another

MUMBAI : ­­­­Constructed as part of the extended Mumbai Urban Infrastructure Project (MUIP) of the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development...Read More

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Trai urges telcos to add towers, bolster 2G networks

New Delhi : Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) has urged the telecom operators to add towers on a war footing and reinforce exi...Read More

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BMC set to launch AMRUT project in city

It will help improve drinking water provisions and sewage system

Adhere to norms on protecting trees: MoEF

Adhere to norms on protecting trees: MoEF

Mumbai : The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MOEF) directed the BMC to adhere to the norms issued under “Urban Greeni...Read More

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MoUD to chalk-out guideline for fare fixation committees

Mumbai : Learning from the complications that lack of a clear mechanism created in deciding the fare on the city’s Metro corridor, the Un...Read More

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Urban forests to be conserved by participative management

Mumbai : The state government has decided to adopt principles of participative management for the conservation of forests in urban locali...Read More

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Implementation of RTS in local bodies to begin by 15th

Mumbai : Urban development department (UDD) has taken lead in defining services under the new Right to Services Act and all the municipal...Read More

PM unveils ambitious urban plan

PM unveils ambitious urban plan

New Delhi : In an ambitious initiative to improve the quality of urban life, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched three flagship sch...Read More

NaMo to launch  3 urban missions  on Thursday

NaMo to launch 3 urban missions on Thursday

NEW DELHI : Prime Minister Narendra Modi will share his vision for new strides in transformation of the urban India with mayors and chair...Read More

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Centre’s nod to ‘Housing for All’ scheme, interest relief for poor

New Delhi : Government on Wednesday gave its approval for the launch of the ‘Housing for All by 2022’ scheme paving the way for affordabl...Read More

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Charles Correa, the face of modern architecture in India, dies

Mumbai : Charles Correa, the renowned architect and urban planner who played a defining role in developing architecture in independent In...Read More

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PM to unveil Smart City, Atal Mission projects on June 25

Modi will also  announce the number of Smart Cities to be allotted to states and the quantum of Central grants.

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Smart cities to attract over 2Lcr investments: Venkaiah Naidu

New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s pet project of building smart cities across the country is likely to draw a minimum investment...Read More

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