Delhi to take steps to curtail food wastage at weddings, Hyderabad grapples with record rainfall, Punekars win fight to save bird sanctuary … all this and more news from cities across the country. Stay informed.
Roads made out of plastic waste have been touted as a solution to the mounting plastic crisis in the country. What has been the experience of Indian states and cities with this approach so far? And what are the primary challenges?
Which will be India’s fastest growing city in the next few years? Why is Kolkata gasping for breath? What’s the latest on the planned rapid transit system in the National Capital Region? Read about all this and more in our weekly capsule of city news.
Several studies on pollution in the Dal Lake have pointed to the impact of the waste discharged by houseboats operating on the lake; yet rehabilitation or realignment of these may not be the only solution for saving the lake.
Toxic air in our cities — anywhere out of doors — is something we can rarely avoid, But if you are thinking of installing an air purifier to breathe healthy while at home, this will provide some pointers.
The environment ministry has made it mandatory for all new coal-based power plants in the country to comply with criteria on human health as part of environmental clearance procedures. Welcome as a first step, it may still need more for a full blown health impact assessment.
Did the SC order have any impact on Diwali pollution? Which are the other cities that may see a name change after the renaming of Faizabad to Ayodhya? What’s special about Delhi’s new Signature Bridge? All this and more news from our cities in our weekly recap.
Where will India’s first Justice City be? Which city in the country has been ranked on top in terms of public transport options? Why is Mumbai reeling under water crisis? That and more buzz from cities in our weekly news recap.