Urban Development
News  /  Published 14.07.22

Experts say overbridge in Chitpore is ‘beyond repair’

This railway overbridge is different from the Chitpore bridge that was built in 1843 and stands over the circular canal. Senior officials in the urban development department said a meeting was recent...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 20.12.21

Projects for Mirik, TMC’s hill foothold

The state urban development and municipal affairs department has set its sights on Mirik, a tiny hill town and subdivisional headquarters, to develop its civic infrastructure and facilities. The move...
By Bireswar Banerjee

Jharkhand  /  Published 25.11.21

Ranchi lung billboard points to harmful air

The lung billboard display, which was inaugurated at Albert Ekka Chowk in Ranchi on Wednesday, indicated that the air quality index (AQI) in the Jharkhand capital was unhealthy as per US standard. Th...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 24.11.21

Lungs on billboard in Jharkhand

Jharkhand will be the first state in the eastern region to use lung billboard displays in creating awareness about air pollution and its effect on health. Ranchi, Dhanbad, and Jamshedpur will have su...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

News  /  Published 07.10.21

Metropolitan crossing underpass to skirt upcoming Metro pillar

An underpass will be built at the Metropolitan intersection on EM Bypass to facilitate the east-west movement of vehicles, which is likely to be hindered by a pillar of the New Garia-airport Metro lin...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata


Jharkhand  /  Published 10.09.21

State water pact with ADB

A tripartite loan agreement of Rs 1,168 crore was signed between Jharkhand urban development department, Asian Development Bank and the Union government to develop water supply infrastructure and stre...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 18.08.21

Hemant push for parks and play areas

The Jharkhand government has decided to create more playgrounds and open spaces across towns and cities of the state with the urban development asking all 40 urban local bodies (ULB), including Ranchi...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Calcutta  /  Published 06.08.21

Court rap for illegal Salt Lake buildings

Calcutta High Court has criticised both the state government and the Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation (BMC) for their indifferent attitude towards carrying out an order of the court, asking them to t...
By Our Legal Reporter in Salt Lake

Jharkhand  /  Published 15.06.21

Loan boost for water projects in Jharkhand

The work on the first phase of the “Jharkhand urban water supply improvement project” will start by the end of June in four urban local bodies, including Ranchi, after the finalisation of ...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Opinion  /  Published 11.12.20

Maximum cities: quality of life

Oft-ignored factors can make a marked difference in the quality of human life in urban settlements. This was borne out by the findings of researchers from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, w...
By The Editorial Board


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