The latest Cooum river restoration project in Chennai aims to focus on slum eviction as an achievable first step. A 19-kilometre elevated expressway on the river is also planned.

Minus St Inez creek beautification, comprehensive mobilization plan

Two important projects-St Inez creek beautification and comprehensive mobilization plan worth Rs 37 crores were given a miss in the first slot of proposals sent by Goa to the Centre under Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM).

Parth Shastri | TNN

Ahmedabad: The Sabarmati riverfront project may work wonders for the city with the river

Rajiv Shah | TNN

Ahmedabad: The ambitious Kankaria Lake Front Development (KLFD) project looks like a runaway success for the city municipal body. According to KLFD authorities, 47 lakh people visited the Kankaria lake between January and December 2009.
The KLFD was inaugurated in December, 2008 coinciding with the

The MCD has demanded the Delhi government to immediately release Rs 50 crores needed for beautification of the city for the Commonwealth Games 2010. The civic body plans to plant at leas 10 lakh trees and shrubs as well as spruce up its parks.

A presentation of an ethnography of the relationship between urban spaces, new cultures of consumption, the state, and the making of middle class identities in India. Firstly, the discussion explores the making of new urban spaces by focusing upon the Akshardham Temple complex on the banks of the Yamuna river in Delhi.

NEW DELHI: Expressing satisfaction with ongoing work for hosting the first ever green Commonwealth Games here next year, Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Thursday said all the new stadiums, buildings and flyovers in Delhi would be eco-friendly.

Mumbai Mumbai's developers have set out to create a vision of what the metropolis should look like four decades from now. Its eyes on 2052, the Mumbai Transformation Support Unit (MTSU) has invited consultants to prepare a

Ahmedabad : They are no springs of joy anymore. But, mere eyesores. The fountains installed by Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) in various areas of the city do not function. Instead, they have become garbage bins and breeding ground for mosquitoes. And, this after the civic body having spent, on an average, Rs 4 to 5 lakh on their construction.

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