sustainable urban development

Indo-German urban fair in Bangalore from Friday

June 19th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 19 (IANS) A 10-day Indo-German Urban Mela (fair) will unfold from here Friday to commemorate 60 years of both the countries establishing diplomatic relations and showcase a blend ... Read more...

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PM mulls Rs.1,000 crore corpus for housing poor

December 13th, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) The government is considering creating a corpus fund of Rs.1,000 crore ($18.7 million) in the current fiscal that would encourage banks to give housing ... Read more...

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Banerjee puts railway stations in makeover mode

February 25th, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) Railway stations in the country are in a makeover mode to bridge the divide between heritage, tourism, utility, transport and sustainable urban development.Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee ... Read more...

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Sweden eyes stronger ties with UAE

December 26th, 2010 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Stockholm, Dec 25 (IANS/WAM) Sweden Saturday expressed its desire for wider trade and investment relations with the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) and the United Arab Emirates. "We see many good reasons to ... Read more...

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Shanghai World Expo ends with pledge for inclusive growth

October 31st, 2010 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, Oct 31 (IANS) The six-month long Shanghai World Expo drew to a close Sunday with participants pledging to tackle the challenges of population explosion, environmental damage, urban poverty and cultural conflicts.Participant ... Read more...

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India, Switzerland, UN brainstorm on urban heritage

September 9th, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) A two-day conference to identify areas of partnership between India and Switzerland for heritage-based sustainable urban development began at the India International Centre here Thursday. The conference, a ... Read more...

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More green buildings needed for saving energy: US official

September 7th, 2009 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 7 (IANS) A US government energy department official has called for more green buildings to promote conservation of energy in India. "The need of the hour is to have more and ... Read more...

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Futuristic city near Abu Dhabi will be carbon neutral

July 10th, 2009 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 10 (IANS) The futuristic city to come up on the outskirts of Abu Dhabi will meet its entire energy requirements from renewable sources, producing neither carbon dioxide nor waste. Masdar City ... Read more...

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International Housing Bureau to meet today

October 13th, 2008 - 9:12 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 13 (ANI): The Bureau of the Asia Pacific Ministerial Conference on Housing and Urban Development (APMCHUD) will meet here today.The meeting will be chaired by Iranian Housing and ... Read more...

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