The new urban India

March 27, 2010,AEST

The Wall Street Journal has an interesting article – Re-Imagining a New Urban India (subscription) written by Jaydeep Mody and Divya Dwivedi. The article looks at how urbanisation and economic growth go hand in hand and require macro and integrate | Read More

Bangalore students to cycle to school

November 24, 2009,AEST

Times of India reports A group of girls near the busy Old Airport Road in India’s tech hub Bangalore bicycle to school every day as a lifestyle statement – green transport is cool. Karnataka’s Transport Department is trying to spread | Read More

Delhi lagging behing other cities

November 3, 2009,AEST

The Times of India reports The Capital has failed to show the way as Delhi is lagging way behind other metros when it comes to execution of path-breaking reforms under Jawaharlal Nehru Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM), aimed at revamping infrastructure | Read More

Marina in Chennai gets a makeover

November 2, 2009,AEST

The Hindu reports Clutter-free and aesthetic walking spaces are an important aspect of urban design. By redesigning the promenade along the Marina beach front, the Corporation of Chennai has taken a step in the right direction. Two years since it | Read More

Flawed urban planning in Bangalore impedes night life

October 21, 2009,AEST

Improper planning and undefined demarcations for business and residential areas in Bangalore is one of the main reasons that impedes the existence of a vibrant night life in the city, said Shankar Bidari, Police Commissioner, Bangalore. via Flawed urban planning | Read More

Link urban and rural India

October 9, 2009,AEST

Prakash Joshi of the The Times of India reports in Link urban and rural India, says Rahul “There is one India living in the urban areas, which is completely different from the one in rural India. We have to connect | Read More

Wetland plan gathers dust – Times of India

August 13, 2009,AEST

The Times of India report The Bidhannagar Municipality had last year proposed that the state tourism department develop the 20-sqkm wetland area almost twice the size of Salt Lake falling under its jurisdiction as an eco-tourism centre. However, no initiative has | Read More

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