NEW DELHI: The Capital

By Michelle Cherian
The only genuine untouched lung spaces are the famed Cubbon Park and Lal Bagh, besides the large tracts that the army has inherited from the British in the Cantonment area.

CHENNAI: With the number of people visiting the Marina beach increasing considerably on account of summer vacation, the place presents a picture of an urbanised blend of forced cleanliness and reckless pollution.

S V Upendra Charya

Spread over 90 acres, a sewage filled shrinking tank, Karanji lake was revived by the Mysore Zoo Authority some thirty years ago under Asian Development Bank Project.

JAMNAGAR: With a view to beautify the city and provide people with a place for recreation, Jamnagar Municipal Corporation plans to develop
the heritage Ranmal Lake, also known as Lakhota Talav', in line with Kankaria Lake Front Development Project at an estimated cost of Rs 32 crore.

Hyderabad, Sept. 10: The race to bag the Musi beautification project has narrowed down to two consultants

Anantapur, Sept. 1: Local MLA, Mr B. Narayan Reddy, said that efforts were on to develop the town with Rs 100 crore. Speaking at the Praja Darbar programme, the MLA said that Rs 70 crore was already released in this regard.

Hyderabad, July 23: It will be a double bonanza for farmers and their children. While irrigation projects under the Jalayagnam banner will help the farmers to draw water, the state tourism department's initiative to develop tourism centres at the irrigation project sites will help the wards of the farmers earn a livelihood.

All the irrigation projects would be developed as regional centres of tourist attraction by creating modern entertainment amenities. Of 72 irrigation projects that are under construction in different districts, 34 projects have been identified as tourism centres.

JAIPUR: The Jaipur Development Authority (JDA) has launched work on the second theme park of the Pink City at the Collectorate Circle here. The park will have a fountain of the shape of candle that will give an impression of lighting. A peacock garden was developed earlier as the first theme park of the city under the railway overbridge in Malviya Nagar here. The JDA will spend Rs.2.34 crore on constructing the new park, the foundation stone for which was laid on Saturday. New lighting system

BHOPAL: The Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan announced here on Sunday that Rs. 10,000 crore would be spent on development of urban areas in the State during the next five years.