The government must step in to ensure that housing facilities are affordable and inclusive in proposed smart cities and these modern urban hubs should have a plan for vertical expansion in future,

The Delhi high court on Wednesday criticised the Centre and the Delhi government over their apathy towards the issue of 90 per cent of buildings in the capital being “structurally unsafe” to withst

NAINITAL: To promote safe housing which will be fire, water and quake-proof, the forest department is planning to promote a hybrid of bamboo, called 'Reinforcement Compact Bamboo Material' or 'Bull

The Nepal earthquake has shifted the concern of experts towards unsafe buildings in the state. Falling in seismic zones IV and V, these high-rise buildings pose a threat to residents.

A distinguished Geologist and earthquake expert, Prof G M Bhat today said that possibility of a 9.0 Mw earthquake in Kashmir Seismic Gap was a remote possibility but people should adopt all precaut

CUTTACK: Almost a year after the district and civic authorities identified nearly 500 unsafe government and private buildings here, the administration has done precious little to demolish them in t

The three municipal corporations on Wednesday told the Delhi high court that 80% of the city's buildings are unsafe and can't withstand an earthquake of high intensity.

To assess the impact and cause of the recent earthquake in Nepal, a team of experts from IIT-Roorkee will visit the affected areas and asses various aspects, Dr ML Sharma, Head of Department Earthq

With Delhi still talking about the tremors it felt few days ago, the Delhi Development Authority is now planning to redevelop some of the old buildings which are not earthquake-proof.

The entire Dhauladhar range falls under the sensitive earthquake zone-V and haphazard and unplanned construction here has become the order of the day.