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Order of the M. C. Mehta Vs Union of India & Others dated 18/07/2018 regarding sealing of illegal structures in Delhi.

An affidavit filed on behalf of the Union of India by Anil Kumar, Under Secretary in the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Government of India states that no instructions have been given by the Land and Development Officer to any Municipal Corporation to go slow or to stop the sealing process. Supreme Court directs the Municipal Corporations to continue with the sealing process, wherever necessary.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Ramesh Chand Vs State of Himachal Pradesh & Others dated 16/07/2018 regarding hotels operating in the city of Kullu without following the environmental norms.

Judgement of the Bombay High Court in the matter of Unmesh Diwakar Raote Vs Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai & Others dated 13/07/2018 regarding unauthorized cutting of trees at Purandare Wadi, Gokhale Road, Mumbai.

Granting small loans to help low earners in Africa's rapidly growing cities build their own homes could help solve a looming housing crisis, experts said on Thursday.

This was mentioned in a counter-affidavit filed by NHAI director in the High Court in response to a batch of PILs and writ petitions challenging the project

The United Nations predicts the world's urban population is expected to grow to 70 percent by 2050 from 55 percent at present after becoming majority urban for the first time around 2008.

Through the inherently integrated nature of urban development, the 11th Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) impacts a wide range of 2030 Agenda issues from sustainable consumption and production to

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of We the People Vs Union of India & Others dated 11/07/2018 regarding illegal felling of trees at Chak Ganjaria Farm at Lucknow in the process of setting up of Hightech City.

UN-Habitat and partners have published a new report called the SDG 11 synthesis report outlining the international community’s progress towards the so called ‘urban goal’ and the challenges faced.

Models of human migration provide powerful tools to forecast the flow of migrants, measure the impact of a policy, determine the cost of physical and political frictions and more. Here, we analyse the migration of individuals from and to cities in the US, finding that city to city migration follows scaling laws, so that the city size is a significant factor in determining whether, or not, an individual decides to migrate and the city size of both the origin and destination play key roles in the selection of the destination.

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