The United Nations predicts the world's urban population is expected to grow to 70 percent by 2050 from 55 percent at present after becoming majority urban for the first time around 2008.

UN-Habitat and partners have published a new report called the SDG 11 synthesis report outlining the international community’s progress towards the so called ‘urban goal’ and the challenges faced.

In a move to enable consumers to make an informed choice, the food safety regulator has proposed to make it mandatory for manufacturers of blended oils to mention the exact blend in percentage term

A unique strategic opportunity beckons Bangladesh. Dhaka, the economic powerhouse of the country, stands on the cusp of a dramatic transformation that could make it much more prosperous and livable. Today, Dhaka is prone to flooding, congestion, and messiness, to a point that is clogging its growth.

Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA) will partner with public schools to promote tree planting and help expand the country's forest cover, the lobby said in a statement issued in Nairobi on Monday

Urban Cities of Assam become totally clean, sanitized, healthy, and liveable, ensuring and sustaining good public health and environmental outcomes for all citizens, in line with the Solid Waste Management Rules, 2016.

This study offers empirical evidence on the rural-urban gap in the context of growing inequality in Asia. First, China and India explain the trends in regional inequality given their large populations, signifying their importance as major contributors.

The significance of rural-urban migration will rise in future as agriculture-dependent livelihoods come under increasing climatic stress

A fast-changing climate, conflict, inequality, persistent pockets of poverty and hunger and rapid urbanization are challenging countries’ efforts to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), according to a UN report.

NEW DELHI: One of the main barriers against dust incursion from Rajasthan and surrounding areas into the capital are the Aravalis in Haryana bordering Delhi, but a number of policies are diluting i

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