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Could Modi be a development disaster?

Write to the AuthorElectionsEnvironmentGUJARATHuman Rights 04 April 2014 - As real as the fears of Narendra Modi being a socially divisive Prime Minister are the dangers...

Old or new, cars must make way for buses

Write to the AuthorTransportEnvironment opinionsUrban 24 April 2015 - There can be two opinions about the efficacy and equity of the ban on diesel vehicles over...

How non-compliance is condoned: A short story

Write to the AuthorEnvironmental Law and RegulationGUJARAT 30 March 2016 - It was 2010 and much was happening in Mundra. What was once a relatively unknown...

A season of change

Write to the AuthorEnergyForestsGovernmentEnvironmental Law and Regulation 26 September 2014 - Depending on which side of the fence people have found themselves on, the responses to...

Seventy years together: Russia and India

By Vladimir Putin This year, we are celebrating the anniversary of a truly historic event.Seventy years ago ­ on April 13, 1947 ­ the...

Study reveals impact of climate change on Monsoon

DEHRADUN : Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology has come up with a study on impact of climate change on the Indian summer monsoon...

Our streets are meant for walking: Gil Penalosa

Write to the AuthorTransportUrbanCities 18 March 2014 - Gil Penalosa is an indefatigable evangelist for public transit who takes a holistic view of urban planning, encompassing...

Mundra SEZ: Deemed, but not approved

Write to the AuthorEconomyEnvironmental Law and RegulationGUJARAT 25 February 2014 - On 13 January 2014, the High Court of Gujarat passed a crucial decision, which amongst...

‘Krisis’: Can Greece inspire India?

Write to the AuthorEconomyEnvironmentGovernmentHuman Rights 02 February 2015 - It is too early to say whether the newly elected left-wing coalition SYRIZA will take Greek society...

Leopard rescued from 60-feet-deep well in Madhya Pradesh

NEW DELHI: A two-year-old male leopard was rescued from a nearly 60-feet-deep well in Karakwadi village near Bhopal in a night-long operation by...

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Tensile and Versatile

Steel is known for its stiffness, high durability capacity and toughness which makes it a go to and safe construction material for builders. BY BINDU...

High Above the Ground

The dip in real estate is allowing tower cranes to flourish in the infrastructure segment. BY TEAM CW Tower cranes have ubiquitous across skylines in most...

Long Lasting Wonder

High Pressure Laminate (HPL) are cost-effective and enhance the thermal performance of a building. BY TEAM CW High Pressure Laminate or HPL is the direct descendent...

Road Runners

New rules for road construction, novel methods and maintenance responsibilities has pushed contractors to build better roads & highways. BY JAYASHREE KINI MENDES Development of roads...

Regular checks on under construction high-rises in Chennai High-rise buildings with a height...

This is a key feature of the Tamil Nadu Combined Development and Building Rules, 2019, five years after an 11-storeyed tower under construction collapsed...