The BBMP is starting the new year in a grand way by roping in people to increase the City

NEW DELHI: Delhi Mayor Kanwar Sain left on a week-long trip to Copenhagen over the weekend to showcase the various environment-friendly schemes being implemented by the Municipal Corporation of Delhi in the Capital.

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Ahmedabad: If people are at the centre of planning than machines, it can help reduce carbon emissions in a city, said faculty at CEPT University Talat Munshi at the 10th international congress of Asian Planning School Association (APSA) on Tuesday.

A silent ''green revolution'' is in the making in India's tech hub Bangalore as citizens come together to sponsor trees to save the city's ''green heritage'' which has of late come under threat owing to development activities.

The unique programme christened "I Own a Tree", started by Bangalore-based environment group Eco Club, allows a person to sponsor and own a tree for two years.

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After the DDA rejected the request to set up a brew pub

Poornima Nataraj, Nov 5, Bangalore:

Gradual disappearance of tree canopies in Bangalore in the name of development has adversely affected the City

After stiff opposition from activists, the Thane Municipal Corporation (TMC) has scrapped its ambitious project of conducting the tree census through Global Positioning System (GPS) and Global Information System (GIS). Instead, it is now planning to opt for the manual census done with the help of digital photography.

The Centre has proposed a ban on non-recyclable laminated multi-layered plastics and metallic pouches used for packing shampoo, gutkha, pan masala and foodstuffs like namkeen and biscuits.

Garden city could soon become concrete city. Bangalore has lost around 50,000 trees in recent years to infrastructure development and nearly 300 more will soon go for the Metro rail project.