Yet another fire in the capital, what is behind it? What will be the focus areas in the new Hyderabad master plan? How is Pune planning to augment water supply in the face of rising population? Learn more about these and other urban developments this week.
Which areas shall benefit from Phase 2 of the Mumbai monorail? Why is Pune installing cameras around the city? How much do property tax defaulters in Kolkata owe the municipality? Find all this and more in this wrap of urban news over the week gone by.
Why is Delhi asking its cars to get stickers on them? How many crores has Mumbai collected in fines for violation of the plastic ban? And why is the privatisation plan for Trivandrum airport in jeopardy? Catch all this and other notable news from across our cities over the last week.
What’s the new plan in Kolkata to further integrate its public transport systems? How’s Mumbai making its beaches cleaner and safer? What is Operation Cobra doing in Trivandrum? A quick wrap of some important developments from our cities.
Why the CPCB has come down on Delhi civic bodies, how Mumbai plans to address fire emergencies, how the Pune civic body proposes to bridge its revenue deficit — catch all this and more news from our cities this week in this edition of Buzz.
In a land of 453 million internal migrants, a majority among whom seek work in cities, children’s education is the greatest casualty. Government schemes notwithstanding, most migrant children never end up joining school in host cities or eventually drop out.
According to the regulatory framework for broadcasting and cable TV services notified by TRAI, there will be major changes in the pricing structure of DTH & Cable TV services, most likely from February 1st. Here is a detailed explainer.
India is set to have 5000 waste to energy plants in the next five years that will convert agricultural residue, cattle dung and municipal solid waste into usable biogas. But are the conditions conducive and will it solve the waste crisis in our cities?
Around 8 lakh workers from Odisha, after strenuous shifts in Surat’s powerlooms, stay in rotation in crowded rooms, amid power cuts, scarce water, filth and noise. Illnesses are common, as are stress and alcoholism.
A recent study conducted in Bengaluru, Chandigarh, Chennai, Jaipur and Nagpur reveals various challenges that the residential rooftop solar sector is facing in India, posing a risk to its target of achieving 175 GW of renewable energy capacity by 2022. Some key findings here.