PUNE: The city builders and town planners are divided over the proposal to increase the floor space index (FSI) in the development control (DC) rules for the old city area comprising 17 Peths and s

PUNE: The new Development Control (DC) rules currently being drafted for Pune will make it mandatory for all development works to comply with green construction norms proposed by the central govern

PUNE: "Please use water cautiously.

Experts and environmentalists have demanded that under government and common people must launch a joint effort for restoration of degraded lands.

Old, rusted or leaking water distribution pipelines lead to contamination of drinking water, putting health at risk, and municipal corporations must immediately address this problem, say researcher

PUNE: People's proactive role in protection and conservation of lakes in cities like Pune (Katraj and Lakaki lakes), Kolhapur and Bengaluru among others places has drawn the Centre's attention to t

PUNE: Buses running on biofuels in cities like Pune and Kolhapur will soon become a reality if the central government's ambitious 'Green Bus' project goes according to plan.

PUNE: Expressing concern about the city and the region losing its wetlands to untamed urbanisation, experts have demanded that urban ecology should be a part of the city's infrastructure developmen

A recent directive from the Centre to ensure that construction and demolition waste is recycled hasn't shaken the civic body yet to crackdown on the massive dumping of this waste on river beds and

PUNE: Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) has welcomed the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India's (FSSAI) recent draft order which proposes to put curbs on the rampant use of antibioti