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Connect Karo: City-specific holistic action plans needed to combat air pollution

Air pollution is an annual pain paint for Delhi. (AFP)
Updated on Sep 17, 2021 06:13 AM IST

Accessible public spaces key to fight congestion: Delhi minister Kailash Gahlot

New Delhi, India - Sept. 11, 2019: Transport minister of Delhi Kailash Gahlot during a press conference, at Delhi Secretariat, in New Delhi, India, on Wednesday, September 11, 2019. (Photo by Arvind Yadav/ Hindustan Times) (Arvind Yadav/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Sep 17, 2021 06:12 AM IST

Connect Karo-2021: ‘India to have improved urban infra in next 30 years’

India has been working on several developmental programmes to tackle various aspects of urban growth, such as sanitation, infrastructure development and management.
Updated on Sep 16, 2021 06:53 AM IST

Connect Karo-2021: Cities that work for children can work for all, say experts

The urban experts noted that children have suffered more as they were forced to stay indoors more than the adults. (Sakib Ali/HT)
Updated on Sep 16, 2021 06:50 AM IST

Despite govt efforts, water still out of reach of disadvantaged groups

Around 24% of urban poor households depend on communal or shared sanitation facilities. (HT)
Updated on Sep 15, 2021 03:18 AM IST

India most vulnerable to climate crisis: Report

A British High Commission pointed out that 22 out of the 30 most polluted cities in the world are in India. (PTI)
Updated on Sep 15, 2021 03:14 AM IST

Podcast: Jessica Seddon on India’s Air Pollution Crisis

Updated on Mar 11, 2020 08:18 AM IST

India Climate collaborative identifies 3 key factors for country

According to the India Philanthropy Report 2019 by Bain and Company, private funds raised in India for the entire social sector in 2018 were about Rs 70,000 crore, out of which an estimated Rs 43,000 crore was from individual philanthropists.
Updated on Jan 27, 2020 06:29 PM IST

Logjam continues on carbon market

Countries will have to go back to the drawing board on new carbon markets at the UN Climate Change Conference (COP25) in Madrid.
Published on Dec 10, 2019 06:46 AM IST

Permanent one-way traffic on three central Delhi roads from 5 to 8 pm

A view of SP Marg, New Delhi.
Updated on Dec 05, 2019 06:31 AM IST

Water Bankruptcy looms for 1 in 4 people globally

Water crisis. (Representational image)
Updated on Aug 19, 2019 05:19 PM IST

UN warming report sees hungry future that can be avoided

Human caused climate change is dramatically degrading the land, while the way people use the land is making global warming worse: UN report
Updated on Aug 08, 2019 02:26 PM IST

MCG plans to retain vendors in Sadar Bazar redevelopment plan

Last year, MCG had carried out large scale anti-encroachment drives against street vendors, saying that they were blocking entry and exit points to the market.
Updated on Aug 08, 2019 01:12 AM IST

Living with water stress

Water stress refers to the share of available renewable surface and groundwater that is withdrawn, and has been calculated by a model that has used data from 1960-2014.
Updated on Aug 07, 2019 09:32 AM IST

India’s forest cover loss in 17 years is four times the size of Goa

22 hectares of protected forest was charred in fires at six areas inside the Sanjay Gandhi National Park (SGNP) on March 14.
Updated on Apr 26, 2019 07:29 AM IST

‘Subsidy on e-buses not the way forward’: Experts

‘Subsidy on
Published on Mar 29, 2019 03:03 AM IST

Gurugram bus service a positive development but can be improved, says transport expert

Transport expert Dario Hidalgo takes the Gurugarm city bus service ride from Huda City Centre metro station to Subhash Chowk on Tuesday.
Updated on Sep 05, 2018 07:25 AM IST
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