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To start with, the CM would spend two nights in two different villages in Pratapgarh, on Monday, and a Dalit village in Amroha on Thursday. ... in Pratapgarh on Monday, Yogi would head towards Kandhai Madhopur village where he would hold a two-hour chaupal to share the grievances of the people.
New Delhi: Every third city that failed to meet national air quality standards in India–where most people die of air pollution than any other nation–was in two ... cities”, the 94 cities were identified as part of the National Air Quality Monitoring Programme, under which 683 operating stations in 300 cities/towns ...

A six-year-old girl was reportedly raped, strangled and left for dead in an Indian village. The girl was attacked in Cuttack district of Odisha state, and is in “very critical” condition in hospital with multiple serious injuries, local media reports quoted doctors as saying. She had gone to buy biscuits on Saturday ...
As the tech hub has flourished, Gurgaon has seen an explosion in residential real estate. "Ten years ago, most people used to live in Delhi but work in Gurgaon. Now it's different," says Goyal. "We don't see a strong reason to look for any other city in India." Akbar's company has built a 30-acre (around 12 ...
India's vice president on Monday rejected a move by a group of opposition parties to impeach the country's top judge on grounds of misusing his office and bowing to government pressure. In a 10-page order, Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu, acting in his capacity as the head of India's upper house of ...
It was the perfect addition to her online project, titled India Street Lettering, where she documents street lettering and signage from across India. ... For #36DaysOfType, Saxena is showcasing a few of her favourite examples of local type she has documented over the years around Indian cities, or “in the wild” ...

"For a foreigner, landing in GIFT is more like landing in other financial centers," said Dipesh Shah, who heads the city's financial services operations. "It gives you all the competitive tax regimes which you are used to outside India." Foreign investors have long been attracted by India's potential. Its economy ...
The state government is claiming to have allocated Rs 500 crores for 16 cities under the Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transmission (AMRUT) mission. For the development of parks under the scheme, Rs 40.93 crore has been kept. Ludhiana MC has already sent detailed project reports for three ...
Salindar Sajwan lives in a remote Himalayan village in Garhwal but he's comfortable using online banking. A trekking ... “City people come here to breathe fresh air and have poison-free food. ... “But we have enough natural attractions to draw people from cities and bring the villages back to life,” she says.
Amber (sometimes called Amer), explains Vineet, was the capital of several Jaipur dynasties before the town was moved to Jaipur's current location in the early eighteenth century. It also long predates the famous Amber Fort that looms above, which was knocked up in the 1590s. Our first stop is a quiet ...
“Demographics-wise Seoul and some Turkish cities on the riverfront were considered complicated. While implementing IPDS in Varanasi, we realised this is the most complicated city to lay infrastructure for underground cables,” said Powergrid's project manager for IPDS Varanasi, Sudhakar Gupta.
Recently, Janaagraha Centre for Citizenship and Democracy, a Bengaluru-based non-profit, released its annual report ranking Indian cities, which 'measures the preparedness of cities to deliver high quality infrastructure and services'. Called the Annual Survey of India's City Systems or ASICS report, it is a ...
The result is that Delhi is one of the world's most polluted city, it's atmosphere likened to that of a 'gas chamber', and Mumbai isn't far behind. Bengaluru, the once famed 'Garden City', is in imminent danger of running out of water altogether. Most of our towns and cities suffer an acute shortage of basic ...
OKLAHOMA CITY, OK (KOKH) Get ready for all the excitement the circus brings to town! The India Shrine Circus takes over the Jim Norick Arena the State Fair Park this weekend. For 75 years, the tigers, high-wire acts, elephants the India Shrine Circus has delivered family entertainment to all that come out and enjoy.
PREMIUM North Sumatra is hoping to get direct flights to South Asian countries, particularly India, as well as an improved sea network. ... Pradeep Kumar Rawat on Friday that he wanted airlines to establish direct flights between cities in India and Kualanamu International Airport in North Sumatra. There .
Put together the names of some high-end real estate properties across India and you start to notice a pattern: Dream Acres, Oyster Grande, Dolce Vita, Fontaine Bleau, Wellington Estate, Forest Edge, Silicon Oasis, White Meadows. On the radio and on billboards in almost every big city, developers promise ...
Depleting ground water is a major cause of water shortage. India is the world's largest user of groundwater, accounting for 25 percent of the world's extracted groundwater. Over-exploitation has resulted in the decline in groundwater levels. In some parts of the country, the decline is more than one metre per ...

Sounding the alarm bells, Sunita Narain, director general of CSE, said, “Be it Cape Town, Bengaluru or Chennai, there isn't much difference between these cities. They are all witnessing a common present. The important question to ask is whether these cities can create and move toward a common future ...
Now that the UAE has become India's gateway to the world, the two countries are also developing a strategic alliance that could reshape geopolitics across South Asia and the Middle East. Prime Minister Narendra Modi was among the Indian passengers disembarking last month in Dubai, a city that has ...
The most well-known example is Gurgaon, or as it likes to call itself, the “Millennium City”—a suburb often positioned as the future of urban India. ... maids, nannies, vendors, construction workers, and other working poor often live in makeshift shanty towns at the edge of construction sites or the city itself.
DUBAI: A 70-year-old man was beheaded after his son named a village square in India's Bihar after the country's Prime Minister Narendra Modi last week, local ... Reports stated that Tej Narayan Yadev named the village square after Modi while other villagers wanted it to be named after the president of the ...
One of India's busiest cities could soon run out of water. Bangalore is a hub of high technology, but urban growth, neglect and unpredictable rainfall are combining to make the city dry. The city's population has doubled over the last 15 years to more than 10 million, as young IT workers arrive to take up ...
The survey for the best-governed cities was carried out by Janaagraha Centre for Citizenship and Democracy (Janaagraha), a Bengaluru-based non-profit organisation, and measures the preparedness of the city for providing high-quality infrastructure and services in the long term. However, it doesn't ...
Inspired by traditional Indian travelling photography studios, Arthur Crestani photographed the inhabitants of Gurgaon, a city built almost entirely by private companies. Crestani is one of 16 European photographers in the Jury 2018 selection at the Circulations Festival , being held 17 March-6 May in Paris.
With its burning lakes and potholed roads, it's no surprise that Bengaluru has found itself at the bottom of the list among 23 of India's biggest cities in a comprehensive scrutiny of quality of urban governance. Bengaluru emerged as the worst city in India after an assessment of the quality of laws, policies, ...
A fleeting glimpse of the black spots and gold fur of a leopard is not an uncommon sight at Sanjay Gandhi National Park in the Indian city of Mumbai. Leopards are ... Mumbai's leopards live alongside people, mostly in informal settlements, and they hunt and kill dogs in and around their villages. On average ...
Amit Sinha, the man at the helm of Paytm Mall, knows a thing or two about India's small towns. You know this when he recounts how he didn't get to hold a Coca Cola bottle until he was in high school. The stores in the town he lived in — Panchet in Jharkhand's Dhanbad district — just didn't stock the cool ...
Upon entering the premises of the Integral Coach Factory (ICF) in the southern Indian city of Chennai, what meets the eye first is not train coaches being built. Instead, it is frenzied construction activity with large land-moving and drilling equipment that blocks the view of the manufacturing lines, which roll out ...
For centuries, bride trafficking has been a booming business in the states of Haryana, Punjab and Rajasthan in north India. There is no official government data on the numbers who have fallen victim to trafficking rings, but it is believed that hundreds of thousands of women and girls, mainly from Assam, ...
India's financial capital Mumbai is ranked 47th on the city wealth index among 314 global cities and is also among the top 20 most costly global cities. Mumbai and Delhi are also among the top 10 markets to witness the highest addition in households earning more than USD 250,000 annually between 2017 and 2022, says ...
A recent report has said the south Indian city of Bangalore could be doomed, like Cape Town in South Africa, to face the threat of running out of drinking ... admit the growth of the city has put pressure on its water resources, particularly because in the last few years alone more than 100 villages have been ...
The new city of Amaravati, designed to be eco-friendly and sustainable, is seen as a new direction for Indian cities that are typically polluted and congested. ... February 26, 2018 Amaravati, India—As big plans and intricate models were made for a new city in south India, officials struggled to communicate ...
Largely built in the 1700s under the order of Rajput ruler Sawai Raja Jai Singh II, Jaipur is surrounded by a city wall and several defensive forts. Conceived as a ... The building's vibrant coloring also pushed Cheng to take a different approach to editing than with images of other cities. "I toned down my ...
India's biggest cities may be losing up to $22 billion annually to traffic congestion, and its commuters are bearing the burden. On average, travellers in Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, and Kolkata spend 1.5 hours more on their daily commutes than their counterparts in other Asian cities during peak traffic times, ...
Around 30% of Indians under the age of 45 said that at least sometimes while riding a motorbike, they would send text messages—via SMS, WhatsApp, Twitter, or Facebook—from their phones, a survey by Samsung India found. The oldest age group (55+) was the safest, with 80% of the respondents ...
MEERUT: Afraid they might be shot in an encounter by UP police amid its ongoing crackdown on criminals, two repeat offenders walked around Kairana town for most of Thursday carrying placards that read: “I will not get involved in any crime in future and will work hard to earn money through fair means.
Known as the Silicon Valley of India, the Karnataka capital is one of the country's fastest-growing cities with a population of more than 10 million. The river-sharing issue has become hugely emotive in the city, which suffered deadly protests in 2016 when the Supreme Court ordered Karnataka to release ...
India's Zoomcar — which operates an on-demand car rental service — has raised a $40 million Series C round led by Mahindra & Mahindra, the 70-year-old ... Its core business remains Zipcar-style rentals, allowing registered users to find and use cars in a city, but the company shifted its focus with ZAP ...
Neymar Jr's Five-2018 city qualifiers are taking place across 14 cities in the country, including Mumbai, Pune, Ahmedabad, Goa, Delhi, Aizawl, Chandigarh, Guwahati, Kolkata, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Chennai, Kochi and Shillong. The national winner will make it to the world finals in Brazil in July.
Over the last several years, India's taxi wars have been limited to two players, Uber and Ola, which together hold nearly 95% of the market. ... growth coming from these three buckets,” an Ola spokesperson told Quartz, adding, “Auto rickshaws are doing really good in tier-2 cities where distances are shorter.
We were moving from Calcutta, a city I will always love and cherish for the people and warmth it gave us. Chennai to me then seemed like an overgrown village. All of 12, I never ... Having lived in eight cities across India, I can say with deep conviction that the people in Chennai are special. What this city ...
Men urinating in public is a common sight in Indian cities and villages and an estimated 500 million people in the country still defecate outdoors, a practice considered the main reason for the country's high rate of diarrhoea-related deaths among children aged five and under. Nearly 190,000 children die ...
Srinagar, Indian-administered Kashmir - At least one soldier has been killed and several people have been wounded in a fierce gun battle as fighters stormed an army base in Jammu city of Indian-administered Kashmir, according to local officials. The attack on Sunjuwan army camp took place in the early ...
Like China, India struggles with water pollution and Bangalore is no different: an in-depth inventory of the city's lakes found that 85% had water that could only be used for irrigation and industrial cooling. Not a single lake had suitable water for drinking or bathing. Will Cape Town be the first city to run out of ...
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas told visiting Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday that he is counting on India's support for a multi-country sponsorship of any future Israeli-Palestinian negotiations. Such a framework would ostensibly replace Washington's long-standing monopoly as ...
MECHI RIVER, India-Nepal border Most frontier barriers are erected to prevent humans from breaching boundaries, but along India's northeastern border with Nepal an electrified fence stops a different kind of intruder -- hungry elephants. The consequences have proved disastrous for thousands of Indian ...
... the house of Kamlesh Singh Gujjar at Mehara Gujjarwas village in Jhunjhunu. Jogaram Gujjar (50), his father, was shocked and saddened. "Since morning, he has seeing the photographs of his son Rajendra and weeping," said Khem Singh, Kamlesh's uncle. Kamlesh had joined the Indian Army in 1999.
“I am very proud that my town Panchgani has been selected as one of the cleanest towns in India, winning three district honours: Open defecation free city, Swachh [clean] city and Best Municipal Council in the state. My gratitude to the local leadership, administration, and my fellow citizens for these ...
Shopian, Indian-administered Kashmir - Ganawpora is in mourning. The small village in the southern part of Kashmir's Shopian district has lost five young men, including a rebel, in less than a week. One of them, 19-year-old Javaid Ahmad Bhat, was a big cricket fan. On the morning of January 27, he was ...
Mumbai: Tens of thousands of people migrating to Indian cities each day cannot find adequate housing, as rental markets shrink despite millions of ... need to recognise that India has an increasingly fluid population [and] that across the income spectrum, rental housing is an important foothold into a city for ...


 

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