Wednesday, 30 November, 2022
TopicUrban architecture

Topic: Urban architecture

Realising your concepts in real life : Architect Shreya Mahajan

Shreya has successfully completed over 20 projects all over Maharashtra. Her projects include luxury homes, offices, hospitals, spiritual centres, farmhouses, renovations, showrooms etc.

Kabaadiwallas not enough to fix India’s garbage problem, but this national project could be

In ‘Invertonomics’, Goonmeet Singh Chauhan identifies eight problems plaguing India & how they can be inverted to be looked at as economic opportunities.

Laurie Baker, the Gandhi of Indian architecture who believed in local, sustainable building

The renowned British-born architect received multiple awards and honours, but the only one he cared about was his Indian citizenship.

सिर्फ मुंबई ही नहीं, दिल्ली का भी अधिकांश शहरी हिस्सा अग्निकुंड सरीखे हैं

इमारत में आग लगने की हालत में भागने के लिए जगहों की कमी और मॉक फायर ड्रिल न होना अधिकांश शहरों में बेहद आम है. क्या हम सबक सिखने के लिए तैयार हैं?

It is not just Mumbai, most of New Delhi’s urban chic places are deadly firetraps

A fire at a restaurant in Mumbai's Kamala Mills compound Thursday night claimed 14 lives. Lack of fire escape routes in buildings and mock fire drills are common in most Indian cities.

On Camera

YourTurn

A group picture of Supreme court judges at Supreme Court in New Delhi | Praveen Jain | ThePrint

Ambedkar rejected collegium system, said CJI supremacy on judges’ appointment is dangerous

In May 1949, the Constituent Assembly debated the Collegium system, only to reject it thrice. Now the SC is assuming that role once again.
A computer shop in Bengaluru | Representational image | Facebook

India’s laptop imports surged to $5 bn in first 9 months of 2022. Nearly 73% came from China

Since 2017, China has accounted for around 75 per cent of India’s laptop imports, but the government is now expanding its list of importing partners.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.