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Andhra CM Naidu to visit London on October 24-25 to finalise d...

[India], September 28 (ANI): Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu will be visiting London on October 24 and 25, to finalise designs for government complexes. The Chief Minister will be visiting London for an exclusive meeting with Foster & ... Sify, 2 weeks ago

Property owners, builders say no to premium FAR

Are you planning to build your dream home? Then be prepared to pay a hefty fee to buy floor space over and above what the existing rules permit. The Common Zoning Rules drafted by the Urban Development department has introduced a new concept of premium FAR ...
 Deccan Herald2 months ago

Fire safety, RWH to be must for new buildings in urban areas

The state government intends to make fire safety mechanisms, rainwater harvesting (RWH) systems, risk management and green building concepts mandatory for all new buildings coming up in urban areas of Karnataka. The draft common building bylaws prepared by ...
 Deccan Herald2 months ago

They are changing the way urban India lives

Prashant Lingam and Aruna Kappagantula are changing the way houses are being built in India. Green homes: Good for your wallet, health and planet IMAGE: Prashant Lingam and Aruna Kappagantula dream of setting up an entire ecosystem in bamboo, making cities more environmentally responsible and bringing employment to Indian villages. Photographs: Kind courtesy Bamboo House India   Prashant Lingam and his wife Aruna Kappagantula are well-known as the 'Bamboo Couple', individuals who have ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

10 economic commandments for Modi

Instead of a consumption stimulus the government must address the NPA issue on a war footing and invest in infrastructure, affordable housing and exports, says Sanjeev Nayyar. Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com. The economic slowdown and GDP growth of 5.7 per cent in the April-June quarter 2017 has dominated the media discourse for the last week. Much was expected from the prime minister's speech at the Bharatiya Janata Party's national executive meeting. The focus was, however, on ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago

Huge response to skill development project stumps govt

The state government has been caught by surprise with regard to the response to its skill development 'Kaushalya Karnataka' project. While the government had set the newly constituted Skill Development, Entrepreneurship and Livelihood Department a target to ...
 Deccan Herald3 weeks ago

Politicians find place in Smart Cities project execution

Smart cities projects are yet to take off, but elected representatives have managed to lobby their way in through a committee that will "guide and monitor" the progress of the already-delayed Smart Cities mission. Seven cities - Bengaluru, Belagavi, ...
 Deccan Herald3 weeks ago

Mumbai floods: Why India's cities are struggling with extreme rainfall

Heavy rains Tuesday brought Mumbai to a halt flooding vast areas of the city. Image: AP Mumbai : As parts of India’s financial capital went under after more than 200 mm rainfall–the equivalent of 11 days of average daily monsoon rainfall in 12 hours–on ...
 Sify1 month ago

City cannot handle even 6 cms rain

Experts point that Bengaluru cannot even 6 cm of rainfall as both administration has no contingency plan in place to keep pace with the growing city. Ramachandra Gowda, former deputy chairperson of state planning board and now an urban expert said that Monday ...
 Deccan Herald2 months ago
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