Category: Happening Cities


Sanitation campaign organised to clean up ghats in Patna concludes

The drive was joined by BJP leader C.P. Thakur, along with hundreds of volunteers, students and residents, swept away trash and remains of puja offerings along the Gandhi Ghat. The drive began from National Project Construction Corporation Limited’s Bihar zone office to NIT Ghat. The campaign which was held from March 16 to 31 was […]

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Kochi to host Global Digital Summit

The panellists are Kamal Bali, Managing Director, Volvo India; Natesh Manikoth, Chief Data Officer, US Federal Aviation Authority; Christoph Mueller, Chief Digital Officer, Emirates Group; Antony Satyadas, CEO and Managing Partner, Innovation Incubator Inc; and Dr Roland SchA?tz, Group CIO, Lufthansa Group. Journalist and anchor Swati Khandelwal will moderate. Towards a Digital Future is the […]

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Mumbai joins World Cities Culture Forum

In its first, Mumbai becomes the first Indian city that will join the World Cities Culture Forum, the leading collaborative network of world cities that share a belief in the importance of culture for creating thriving metropolitan environments. In a meeting The Mayor of London met Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Devendra Fadnavis, to promote London […]

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Bangalores photo-event highlights farm scenarios

Azim Premji University hosted a photo-exhibition titled The City and the Farms-agriculture in periurban Bengaluru in September. The exhibition showcased multiple narratives around unruly urban sprawl engulfing agricultural peripheries of Bangalore. The exhibition was organized by the research team consisting of Seema Purushothaman, Dhanya Bhaskar, Sheetal Patil, Raghvendra Vanjari and Meghana Eswar, School of Development, […]

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Amaravati attracts Singapore industrialists to invest in the city

A high-level delegation from Andhra Pradesh led by Principal Secretary (Investments and Infrastructure, CRDA) Ajay Jain participated in the Infrastructure Roundtable held in Singapore from September 25 to 27 to attract investors and infrastructure companies for the development of Amaravati. The event was organised by International Enterprise Singapore, an organisation that assists Singapore infrastructure companies […]

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Varanasi to organise Smart City Summit in October

Varanasi Municipal Corporation and Varanasi Smart City Limited, Government of Uttar Pradesh, along with Businessworld Media Group, will be organizing Smart City Summit Uttar Pradesh 2017 A National Summit on Urban Infrastructure, IT & Transportation on 13th October in Varanasi. The Smart City Summit Uttar Pradesh 2017 will serve as a platform to the key […]

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XII Metropolis World Congress unites decision-makers

Under the theme Global Challenges: Major Cities in Action, the XII Metropolis World Congress united, decision-makers from major cities around the world as well as public, institutional, academic, private and community stakeholders in MontrA?al, Canada in order to Showcase and acknowledge good urban practices from across the globe. Mayors from around the world had arrived […]

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Municipalika 2017 to open at CIDCO Exhibition Centre, Navi Mumbai

Municipalika has 10 conference sessions, covering Smart and Sustainable Cities, Safe, Resilient secure cities, Healthy cities covering integrated Water Management and Waste Management, Green Cities A?for low Carbon, energy efficient, sustainable built environment and communities, Connected cities for efficient urban mobility, Inclusive and humane cities for housing for all, Digital cities A?for the enabling frame […]

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