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Slums along Delhi railway tracks won’t be demolished till final decision: Centre to SC

Applications were filed by senior Congress leader Ajay Maken and 11 slum dwellers asking the top court not to remove close to 2.4 lakh dwellers till alternate housing is provided to them.
On August 31, the Supreme Court had directed the Indian Railways to remove the 48,000 slums situated in the railway’s safety zone within three months.(HT Photo)
On August 31, the Supreme Court had directed the Indian Railways to remove the 48,000 slums situated in the railway’s safety zone within three months.(HT Photo)
Updated on Sep 14, 2020 03:03 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByAbraham Thomas

PM Modi wishes ‘hardworking’ Arunachal Pradesh CM Pema Khandu on his 41st birthday

Previously, Pema Khandu had served as Minister of Tourism, Urban Development and Water Resources in former Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Nabam Tuki’s government.
Narendra Modi on Friday wished Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu on his 41st birthday(ANI)
Narendra Modi on Friday wished Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu on his 41st birthday(ANI)
Published on Aug 21, 2020 11:47 AM IST
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New Delhi | ByAsian News International| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi

MP government relaxes licence norms for real estate sector

Madhya Pradesh government on Tuesday approved a proposal to reduce the number of documents needed to get government permission for projects from 27 to five and allowed real estate companies to have one licence for the entire state.
To deal with the problem of illegal colonies, the real estate developers may have projects on land which is less than 2 hectare.(PTI Photo)
To deal with the problem of illegal colonies, the real estate developers may have projects on land which is less than 2 hectare.(PTI Photo)
Updated on Oct 20, 2019 05:08 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Bhopal | ByHT Correspondent

GMDA releases draft mobility plan for public feedback

Moreover, only about 20% of the city’s roads have streetlights, with encroachments and unauthorized parking reducing the carrying capacity of roads—about 32% of which are two-lane carriageways—making them prone to traffic congestion.
The Gurugram Metropolitan Development Authority (GMDA) has shared a draft version of its Mobility Management Plan (MMP) for public feedback on its official website. (Representative Image)(Yogendra Kumar/HT PHOTO)
The Gurugram Metropolitan Development Authority (GMDA) has shared a draft version of its Mobility Management Plan (MMP) for public feedback on its official website. (Representative Image)(Yogendra Kumar/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Sep 16, 2019 06:54 AM IST
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Gurugram | ByPrayag Arora-Desai, Gurugram

Bihar Encephalitis deaths: Minister calls lack of ICUs & beds, ‘a problem’

Doctors claim that the deaths, due to AES, are being caused due to excessive heat and humidity. Scorching heat on Saturday claimed the lives of least 25 people from various districts of the state.
On Sunday attendants of patients admitted to Sri Krishna Medical College and Hospital alleged that there were no doctors on call during the night. (PTI Photo)
On Sunday attendants of patients admitted to Sri Krishna Medical College and Hospital alleged that there were no doctors on call during the night. (PTI Photo)
Updated on Jun 16, 2019 01:44 PM IST
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Muzaffarpur | ByAsian News International

Cities will determine result of climate change initiatives

The New Urban Agenda that was prepared in 2016 is a key guiding document of the shared vision that countries have for sustainable urbanisation.
With the world being more than 50% urban at this time and predictions that it will be more than 70% urban by 2050, these challenges, including climate change, pollution, poverty and inequality, need urgent solutions.(Arvind Yadav/HT PHOTO)
With the world being more than 50% urban at this time and predictions that it will be more than 70% urban by 2050, these challenges, including climate change, pollution, poverty and inequality, need urgent solutions.(Arvind Yadav/HT PHOTO)
Updated on May 30, 2019 08:07 AM IST
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Sealed stairs, illegal dome: Lapses in Surat building where 23 died in fire

An alternate staircase in Taxshilla commercial building that could have allowed access to the roof was sealed.
Firefighters fighting the blaze at Takshila complex in Surat in which 23 students died.(HT PHOTO)
Firefighters fighting the blaze at Takshila complex in Surat in which 23 students died.(HT PHOTO)
Updated on May 28, 2019 10:34 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Ahmedabad | ByHT Correspondent

Cyclone Fani caused Rs 525 crore infrastructure damage, says Odisha government

The death toll in Odisha due to cyclone Fani has touched 64 with Puri recording the maximum number of casualties at 39 according to official estimates released by the Odisha government on Saturday.
A woman stands in the remnants of her home in the aftermath of cyclone 'Fani', at the heritage crafts village Raghurajpur, in Puri district, Friday, May 10, 2019.(PTI photo)
A woman stands in the remnants of her home in the aftermath of cyclone 'Fani', at the heritage crafts village Raghurajpur, in Puri district, Friday, May 10, 2019.(PTI photo)
Updated on May 12, 2020 08:31 PM IST
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Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | ByAsian News International

Cabinet approves increase in Autonomous Councils’ powers in Sixth Schedule areas in North east

The Union Cabinet approved a “landmark” constitutional amendment to increase the powers of the autonomous councils in the Sixth Schedule areas of the Northeast.
The NDA government on Wednesday decided to grant more power and funds to 10 autonomous councils in the region.(PTI)
The NDA government on Wednesday decided to grant more power and funds to 10 autonomous councils in the region.(PTI)
Published on Jan 23, 2019 09:09 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByPress Trust of India

Day before poll code, Rajasthan govt relaxed land rules for Pakistani Hindu migrants

The model of conduct came into force in Rajasthan on October 6. The Urban Development and Housing department had rolled out a policy on allotment of land to Pakistani Hindu migrants in May, and a fresh circular was issued on October 5 to amend it.
A Pakistani migrant worker in an unauthorised settlement for Pakistani Hindus in Jodhpur in Rajasthan.(AFP File Photo)
A Pakistani migrant worker in an unauthorised settlement for Pakistani Hindus in Jodhpur in Rajasthan.(AFP File Photo)
Updated on Oct 13, 2018 09:21 PM IST
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Jaipur | ByPress Trust of India

J-K to hold municipal elections from October 1, panchayat polls from November 8

Hizbul Mujahideen operational commander Riyaz Naikoo had threatened people interested in participating in the panchayat or municipal polls in an audio message on Wednesday.
Paramilitary soldiers and police near the encounter site in Batamaloo area of Srinagar on August 12, 2018. Jammu and Kashmir’s State Administrative Council (SAC) has decided to hold municipal polls in October this year followed by panchayat elections a month later.(Representative Image/HT Photo)
Paramilitary soldiers and police near the encounter site in Batamaloo area of Srinagar on August 12, 2018. Jammu and Kashmir’s State Administrative Council (SAC) has decided to hold municipal polls in October this year followed by panchayat elections a month later.(Representative Image/HT Photo)
Updated on Sep 01, 2018 11:23 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Srinagar | ByMir Ehsan

Take ‘bhagidar’ remark as compliment: PM Modi hits back at Rahul in Lucknow

In an attack on Modi on a range of issues, including the controversial Rafale jet deal, Rahul Gandhi said during the recent debate on the no-confidence motion against the government that the PM had promised to be a ‘chowkidar’ but had become a ‘bhagidar’.
PM Modi said he feels honoured to be a ‘bhagidar’ of the problems of the poor. He was speaking at an event in Lucknow to mark the third anniversary of three government initiatives related to urban development.(PTI)
PM Modi said he feels honoured to be a ‘bhagidar’ of the problems of the poor. He was speaking at an event in Lucknow to mark the third anniversary of three government initiatives related to urban development.(PTI)
Updated on Jul 28, 2018 09:21 PM IST
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Lucknow | ByPress Trust of India

Training institute for politicians on cards

Urban development and parliamentary affairs minister Suresh Khanna announced a political training institute will be set up to impart training to aspiring politicians, serving legislators and MPs.
Suresh Khanna.(HT Photo)
Suresh Khanna.(HT Photo)
Published on Mar 27, 2018 03:55 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Lucknow | ByHT Correspondent, Lucknow
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