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Concerned over the acute shortage of drinking water in the Capital, the Supreme Court today directed the Haryana and Punjab governments to allow an additional 125 cusec of water from the Bhakra-Beas

Resettlement schemes fail as slums multiply in Delhi-- a report.

Archaeologists seek a balance : An international meeting of archaeologists at Egypt is discussing how to reconcile the need to preserve ancient sites with the demands of Egypt's vital tourist

Officials today expressed concern over the dilapidated condition of Bhaktapur's 55-Window Palace and laid the blame for the delay in its restoration to differences between the Department of

Growth of urban slums and a spurt in homeless populations are two of the 'gravest challenges' Bangladesh is facing a study has

The high court on Friday asked the railways to submit the action taken report regarding its order for the removal of slum clusters along the railway lines in the Capital. Simultaneously, a welfare

The Asian Development Bank is expected to finance a $1.2 billion (Rs 3,400 crore) development plan for the preservation of the three World Heritage monuments in Agra, namely Taj Mahal, Agra Fort and

Can New Delhi, a city having a record of pathetic civic amenities, help other major Asian cities tide over their respective crisis of urban planning and development? Believe it or not, the other

The fate of three buildings of historical importance, located in the Walled City area is at last looking up with the newly reconstituted Delhi Urban Heritage Foundation deciding to adopt the Delhi

Baba Amte received the Gandhi Peace Prize for 1999 from President Mr K R Narayanan. The award is worth Rs 1

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