mumbai port is set to expand. The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has given it the clearance to build an offshore container terminal, which will facilitate handling of large container
The floods of August 2006 are among the worst Gujarat's Surat city has experienced in recent times. The sudden release of a huge amount of water from the Ukai dam led to over 80 per cent of Surat
The Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM) was introduced in 2005 with Rs 50,000-crore central aid. Another Rs 50,000 was to be raised from the private sector. The aim was to
pakistan's plan of a 25-km elevated expressway in Karachi, linking the city's airport and two ports, has triggered protests in the country. Opponents of the us $350 million project point at
Draft minutes of the meeting on Lavasa Hill Station Project held on 14th July 2007.
Uk's plan to create eco-towns across the country could soon be a dream-come-true. Housing minister Yvette Cooper has recently unveiled the country's first zero-carbon house and awarded a stamp duty
the stage is set for protests against the Dharavi Redevelopment Project (drp), which envisages transforming Dharavi into an integrated township without people's consent. On June 18, residents will
at the beginning of the 20th century, the Swiss Canton of Graubunden banned all cars from its streets. The canton of Uri clamped a similar ban, a year after. The bans might seem ante-diluvian in
Notification of Urban Development Department, Govt of Maharashtra on Maharashtra Regional and Town Planning Act 1966.
The issue of hawkers cooking food on the roadside has become unexpectedly prominent, not to mention confusing. Not long ago, the media carried reports that the Supreme Court had agreed with the
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