The new-age Mumbai is getting hotter, literally.

The Delhi Cabinet on Monday approved a proposal for implementation of the Energy Conservation Building Code in government buildings and building complexes to bring down the estimated average energy use for new buildings by 25 per cent to 40 per cent.

Building code made stronger

The 2001 Bhuj earthquake was something of a watershed in Indian disaster preparedness. Several state governments, most so in the Northeast, and various central ministries were shocked into a comprehension of the dangers. However, national capital New Delh

Gujarat is paying a heavy price for a calamity that is by far the biggest government made disaster since Independence. As the state crawls out from a landscape of debris, it appears as the most imposing symbol of a system that is in comatose, though not d

D eath and earthquakes do not come by appointment. However, an earth

A deadly nexus between government officials and builders reduce most of Gujarat s homes to rubbles

This country does not need a Crisis Management Group. It needs a Governance Crisis Management Group

A German company claims its silicon based technology can restore the Taj Mahal to its past glory. But some experts doubt its effectiveness

Residents of Geneva, Switzerland, have opposed the building of 12 palaces by King Fahd of Saudi Arabia. The king had received permission to build the 12 palaces and an underground car park, which are