India's unemployment rate hit a 45-year-high of 6.1 per cent in 2017-18, as per the National Sample Survey Office's (NSSO's) periodic labour force survey (PLFS) of the Ministry of Statistics and Pr

Mumbai's iconic heritage cinema METRO INOX is now South Mumbai's largest cinema and continues the celebration of legacy and luxury with the launch of their signature indulgence, INSIGNIA screens wh

A flood hitting Srinagar would leave "most parts of the city submerged", a senior official of the department had told a local daily. The report was uncannily spoton.

In a move aimed at cutting down the wastage of food and water by India's luxury hotels, the government has come up with a set of guidelines to make these hotels more environment friendly.

With conventional sources of electricity likely to get scarcer and more expensive in the coming years, the Delhi government is weighing the option of generating more solar power in the near future.

Narayanappa Maranna, 40, owns five acres of farm land in Mallenamadagu village on the Andhra Pradesh-Karnataka border, about 155 km away from Bangalore. Till 2006, Maranna was cultivating groundnut, paddy and ragi (finger millets).

At Cherlopalem village in Nellore district of Andhra Pradesh, an interesting sight awaits any visitor

Two years ago, Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) had a leaking water supply system and defunct meters. It decided to launch a pilot project in the Dharampeth area, and put in new pipes and meters. Today, over 6,000 connections there have water round the clock— and are happy to pay for this privilege.

Mahatma Gandhi's words that India lives in its villages are still a truism. But the accelerating pace of urbanisation suggests that, much before the close of this century, India will indeed live in its cities. Going by current trends, 40 per cent of India's population will be living in urban areas by 2030.

It cost Rs 1,171 crore, took 16 long years to build and was projected to carry six lakh people a day. Chennai's Mass Rapid Transit System (MRTS) covers a distance of about 20 km and passes through (mostly as an elevated structure) some of the most congested localities in the city.