Tag Archives: urban planning

Javadekar Acknowledges Chennai Floods ‘Unprecedented Natural Disaster’

Union Climate Change Minister Prakash Javadekar, who has de-linked Chennai floods as a testimony of climate change in Paris on the sidelines of Global Conference has acknowledged on Friday the rain fury was a "natural disaster of unprecedented scale." Terming it as a lesson to rethink on urban planning and city governance, he said:"Chennai is a natural disaster of unprecedented ...

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Hyderabad ‘Pehchan’ Charminar ‘Will be Razed’ if Dilapidated: Telangana Dy CM

In a shocking disregard to Hyderabad culture, Telangana Deputy Chief Minister Mahmood Ali said the historic “Charminar” building will be razed to ground like the Osmania General Hospital, if it is found weak or in a dilapidated condition. He retreated his statement on Monday. The remarks came when Ali said on Sunday that the 90-year-old Osmania General Hospital (OGH) in Hyderabad will ...

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PM Modi inspired me to continue singing: Minister Babul Supriyo

Bollywood singer and Bengali actor Babul Supriyo has been inducted as the minister of state for urban development, housing and urban poverty alleviation in the Narendra Modi government, but the new responsibilty won’t stop him from following his passion for singing. According to Supriyo, the prime minister himself encourages his singing. “Modiji himself inspired me to carry on with my ...

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