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Smart City-related evictions in India brutal: Patkar

Medha Patkar said the demolition of the habitats in the name of development was undermining the very existence of people living there

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NDMC Team Leaves For Beijing To Study Urban Planning

The team comprising persons from horticulture, civil and health departments will also be acquainted with latest technology, mechanisation of horticulture and smart city facilities in the Chinese capital

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India To Miss ODF 2019 Target Due To Fund Shortage: Panel

The the Standing Committee on Rural Development in its report noted that reduction or insufficient fund allocation by NITI Aayog and the Finance Ministry would result in missing its target of becoming open defecation free by 2019 "reduction on the target of rural population to be covered with piped water supply."

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Get cases of fraud in PMAY (Urban) scheme probed:Panel to govt

The Standing Committee on Urban Development, in its reports 'Demands for Grants (2017-18)' for HUPA Ministry, noted that a lot of bogus builders/developers are apparently registering and enlisting a lot of consumers for allotment of economic weaker section/ lower income group house in the name of affordable housing scheme under the mission of 'Housing for All by 2022'.

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PM announces Rs 12,000 cr investment in 8 highways in Gujarat

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced investment of Rs 12,000 crore in upgrading eight highways in Gujarat to National Highways as part of efforts to boost infrastructure development and job generation in the state

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India Smart Grid Week to be held from March 7

More than 200 internationally acclaimed experts in the field of energy, policymakers, technology providers, academia and researchers will take part in the event to be held at the Manekshaw Centre here

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BSNL to sign pact with Nokia on 5G, IoT applications

The MoU will help BSNL to draw a framework for transition from the current network to futuristic 5G network

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Wind tariff falls to all-time low of Rs 3.46 per unit

This is another major development for clean enegy after solar power touched all-time low of Rs 2.97 per unit earlier this month for Reva solar Park.

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Jammu, Srinagar to have mega parking facilities to ease traffic

Jammu and Kashmir government today said it is developing mega parking facilities in Jammu and Srinagar through their respective municipal corporations and development authorities to address traffic congestion in the twin cities.

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The Awards: In Search Of Better City Solutions

The awards received over 100 entries across various categories. After carefully analysing all the entries from all the participants, PwC with the help of jury selected winners under 12 separate categories

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