Calcutta High Court admits petition but no interim order
Tata Motors Ltd. on Wednesday filed a writ petition in the Calcutta High Court, challenging the Singur Land Rehabilitation and Development Act 2011 and seeking a directive from the court to declare it as unconstitutional and illegal.

At a time when the central government is on a spree of hiking petrol and diesel prices, is the telecom sector in the country consuming too much diesel to run its mobile towers?

Shri Jairam Ramesh, Minister of State for Environment and Forests launched the Real time Ambient Noise Monitoring Network here today. In its first phase, it will cover 35 stations in Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Mumbai, Bangalore and Chennai. MoEF has also received Rs 200 crores under bioremediation for the first time to be used for cleaning operations in highly polluted areas.

KOLKATA: By January 20, the West Bengal government will file before the Calcutta High Court an affidavit on the status of the replacement programme

President Pratibha Patil today said mass transport has become a necessity to avoid congestion and pollution.

She was speaking after laying the foundation of a new metro line connecting South Kolkata with central area of the city.

Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee, Finance Minister Pranab Mukerjee and leaders of Trinamool Congress were present at the function, but there was no one from Left Fr

New Delhi: The National Capital Region (NCR) has emerged as the highest job generating city among the four major metros in India in April-August 2010, industry body Assocham said.

According to a survey by the chamber, NCR has created 34.2% employment followed by Mumbai (12.70%), Chennai (6.12%) and Kolkata (4.19%) in a sample of 2,40,314 employment opportunities generated in 60 cities during th

NEW DELHI: The National Capital Region has emerged as the fastest job generating city among the four major metropolitan cities in the country by fuelling a growth of 34.27 per cent in employment generation during the April-August period of the current fiscal over the corresponding period last year, according to the Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India.

The Assocham Placement Pa

This recent report by Christian Aid based on study across 12 Indian cities explores whether they are ready to withstand climate-related disasters and presents detailed report for these cities including policy implications in relation to Hyogo Framework for Action (HFA). 

This study initiates a discourse on urban risk reduction, inclusive of disaster and cl

The demand for basic infrastructure and services in Indian cities has increased phenomenally due to rapidly growing
populations. Such unmet demands often adversely affect the quality of urban life, the economic productivity, as well as the
process of sustainable development. The main purpose of this brief is to highlight the problems involved in improving access to

New Delhi, Mumbai and Kolkata barely make the grade of global cities as the culture and market influence moves from nations to cities and from the West to the East, according to a new report.

"The 21st century will not be dominated by America or China, Brazil or India but by the city," said the report released by Foreign Policy magazine in collaboration with management consulting firm AT Kearne

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