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Pedestrians at a zebra crossing on the busy Mombasa Road. The expressway, once completed, is expected to reduce travel time between Nairobi and Mombasa from the current 10 hours to four hours.

Cool materials with higher solar reflectance compared with conventional materials of the same color are widely used to maintain cooler urban fabrics when exposed to solar irradiation and to mitigate the Urban Heat Island (UHI). Photo-catalytic coatings are also useful to reduce air pollutants. Many studies related to these topics have been carried out during the past few years, although the lighting implication of reflective coatings have hardly been explored.

On April 3 in Casablanca, Moroccan National Motorway Company (ADM) announced a MAD 3.4 billion investment plan for 2018

Judgement of the High Court of Kerala in the matter of Elko Properties And Developers Private Limited Vs The District Geologist, Department of Mining And Geology, Thrissur District & Others dated 04/04/2018 regarding refusal on the part of Department of Mining and Geology to accept the application of the Elko Properties for issuance of transit passes, so as to extract ordinary earth for building purposes citing the necessity of an environmental clearance certificate.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Shobhit Chauhan Vs Union of India & Others dated 04/04/2018 regarding environmental clearance granted by the Ministry of Environment and Forest for construction of International Exhibition cum Conventions Centre in the sub city of Dwarka, New Delhi on 29.08.2017 without considering operating merits and demerits of the felling of 1961 trees which shall disturb the ecological balance leading to a negative impact upon the environment as well increased pollution levels for the residents of the peripheral colonies defeating the object

The corporation urged citizens to dial 100 in case of any violation.

PATNA: The state cabinet has approved the modification in the Loknayak Ganga Path project.

The theoretical concepts “urban informality,” “periphery,” and “everyday state,” primarily emerging from the “new geographies” of the Global South, are used to make sense of the complicated state–society interactions leading to the transformation of land at the rural–urban interface of the postcolonial metropolitan capital of Delhi. The history of land development in a village called Khora is examined, which, located at the intersection of Delhi, Noida and Ghaziabad, has transformed from a sparsely populated village in 1971 to one of the densest “unauthorised colonies” in Asia in 2011.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of M. C. Mehta Vs Union of India & Others dated 22/03/2018 regarding felling of trees in the area of Taj Trapezium Zone. Supreme Court has been informed by the State of Uttar Pradesh that a vision document is likely to be prepared in consultation with the School of Planning and Architecture. A Project Committee has also been constituted for this purpose. It is stated by learned counsel for the State of Uttar Pradesh that the first draft of the vision document will take about four months.

With two thirds of the world’s population projected to live in urban areas by the middle of this century, the accelerating pace of urbanisation generates crucial opportunities and challenges for sustainable development that reach far beyond city boundaries.

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