Few other divisions of the Kochi Corporation have as many infrastructure projects lined up as the Vyttila division.

Vyttila is the biggest junction in the State and is home to the inter-modal mobility hub. A railway halt is expected at the adjacent Ponnurunni, so that Vyttila can lay claim to being a hub for road, metro-rail, railway and waterway transport. These peculiarities have together led to a steep increase in number of vehicles and pedestrians passing through the junction.

Fatehabad: Very few farmers turned up to receive their cheques on the first day today after the authorities announced award to compensate farmers whose land has been acquired for the upcoming nucle

KOLKATA, 12 JULY: Officials of the environment department of Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) are planning to visit the municipal markets in the city next week to check whether the ban on plasti

July 4: The Kamrup (metro) district administration will now seek the help of IIT Guwahati to conduct a study into the perennial problem of waterlogging in the city.

Says saline water from south-west Punjab may travel to other areas

An eight-member central team comprising members from the Planning Commission, Central Water Board and drainage experts on Monday visited the water-logged villages in Muktsar, where a large swath of

Waterlogging and secondary salinisation have become serious problems in canal irrigated areas of arid and semi-arid regions. This study examined hydrology and estimated the seasonal net groundwater recharge of an irrigated semi-arid region located in the Haryana State of India where about 500 000 ha area are waterlogged and unproductive, and the size of the waterlogged area is increasing, causing a threat to agricultural sustainability.

The water crisis much of Salt Lake had reeled under during summer has ended with the civic body carrying out a basic task it had neglected for long — cleaning up the clogged pipelines.

MUMBAI: Activist Medha Patkar will now take up the cudgels for railway stall operators who are upset with the Central Railway's ban on food items sold in plastic and metallic packets.

MUMBAI: Western Railway (WR) has geared up for the monsoon by carrying out cleaning of culverts, desilting drains, increasing the level of tracks and identifying flood-prone spots.