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Zumba on the streets: A new trend in Indian cities?

September 18, 2017 Navya P K 1

From Mumbai to Chennai and Gurugram to Kochi, many Indian cities are hosting car free days when streets or stretches are closed to motorised vehicles and become a stage for recreational events. Here’s a look at these and the thought behind them. »

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How Mysuru got a new mantra: Save Kukkurahalli Lake

July 31, 2017 Navya R 2

These​ ​Mysureans​ ​have​ ​convinced​ ​the​ ​government​ ​as​ ​well​ ​as​ ​the​ ​public​ ​on​ ​how​ ​Kukkurahalli​ ​Lake can​ ​be​ ​restored​ ​without​ ​destroying​ ​its​ ​natural​ ​ecosystem,​ ​by​ ​giving​ ​more​ ​importance​ ​to​ ​biodiversity than​ ​theme​ ​parks​ ​and​ ​boating. »

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When kids reclaim city streets: A photo essay

July 17, 2017 Gopal M S 0

Where do children go when our cities fall prey to unilateral growth agendas leading to more cars, more high-rises and disappearing playgrounds? These poignant photos from Mumbai streets by Gopal MS tells the story. »