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Mumbai will be among one of the world's largest cities by 2015, while London will lost its place as one of the 30 most populated cities in the world, a US sociologist has

India needs an investment of about $65 billion to meet its urban infrastructure development programme, the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) said yesterday. The chamber said massive investments

Non-functioning of a majority of consumer water metres coupled with inadequate and inefficient manpower to record their readings has been resulting in huge revenue losses to the Delhi Jal Board (DJB)

The Delhi High Court has issued notices to the Union Government, the Delhi Government,the Delhi Development Authority (DDA), traders dealing in hazardous chemicals and others on an application

Britain has pledged a Rs 700 crore grant to West Bengal for a comprehensive poverty alleviation-cum-slum development program to be implemented over a 10-year

The Delhi government has decided to extend the cutoff date for relocation of slum dwellers from March, 1994 , to January ,1998 . This is part of the government's slum policy expected to be announced

The World Bank warned that the continued failure to provide high quality, reliable and reasonably-priced infrastructure services will pose a "major drag" on the economic growth of the country. "The

The fastest growing township in the National Capital Region, with 50 residential colonies and industrial and institutional estates, has started taking its toll on the roads links with the Capital.

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed maximum limits on the amount of cancer-causing benzene found in gasoline. The proposed standards would require refiners to maintain their

Ministry of Urban Development and Poverty Alleviation has issued a guidelines for greening of urban areas and landscaping in Delhi.The guidelines provides that unnecessary and excessive tilling of the roadside pavements should be avoided.