Friday, 19 August, 2022
TopicUrban planning

Topic: urban planning

Delhi has a new master plan, DDA seeks citizen feedback — Here are the details, focus areas

DDA uploaded the Master Plan of Delhi 2041 to its website. The plan aims to include pandemic-related changes and boost the city’s night-time economy. Find out more details here.

India needs senior female cops for safer cities, 90% women retire as police constables

A study by Janaagraha in Karnataka’s Mysuru and Hubli-Dharwad shows that police presence is rated as more or as important as well-lit streets & good-quality roads.

Urban surveys, empowering local govt can aid post-Covid recovery of Indian cities — WEF report

Report by the World Economic Forum, released Thursday, says pandemic exposed fault lines in Indian cities and recommends new urban reforms.

How urban planning can make Indian cities more inclusive for women

As we move into 2021, gender-sensitive infrastructure planning and inclusive design must be incorporated into policymaking.

How Hyderabad went from ‘flood-proof’ to frequently submerged in a century

The Telangana govt acknowledges the role played by humans in exacerbating the impact of record rains this month, and claims to be taking steps to elevate the situation. But experts are wary.

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.

No longer a haven for retirees, Pune is growing into another Indian urban mess

Pune’s urban area and population have grown exponentially, outpacing planning and leaving the Maharashtra govt and the civic body playing catch-up.

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Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.

Defence

Su-57, the Russian 5th generation fighter aircraft Photo by Snehesh Alex Philip

Russia wants to build next generation tanks, submarines with India

As the second regiment of the S-400 Triumf air defence system starts getting delivered, Russia said it expects the serial production of AK 203 rifles in Amethi to begin in late 2022-early 2023.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.
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