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    Hyderabad has secured the first position in the short-term momentum ranking of JLLs annual global report titled City Momentum Index (CMI) 2018. A? The report ranked Hyderabad (1st), Bengaluru (2nd), Pune (4th), Kolkata (5th) and Delhi (8th) in the top 10 cities out of the 30 top global short-term growth cities. Chennai (14th) and Mumbai […]

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    Himachal Pradesh has become the first state in north India to start the free bike ambulance services in Shimla. In places where the four wheelers cannot reach the spot due to traffic congestion or non-availability of proper ambulance roads, the bike services offer a perfect substitute. The two bike services would be implemented by Hyderabad-based […]

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    Hyderabad has secured the first position in the short-term momentum ranking of JLLs annual global report titled City Momentum Index (CMI) 2018. A? The report ranked Hyderabad (1st), Bengaluru (2nd), Pune (4th), Kolkata (5th) and Delhi (8th) in the top 10 cities out of the 30 top global short-term growth cities. Chennai (14th) and Mumbai […]

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    Western Railways (WR) has tied up with Indias auto giant -Maruti Suzuki India Limited (MSIL) to transport its cars from their plant in Gujarat to other parts of the country. The move is likely to benefit the auto giants new manufacturing unit at Becharji station in Patan district of the state, said Ravinder Bhaskar chief […]

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    In order to assist the rapid urbanisation in Telangana, the State government has decided to constitute governing bodies for all proposed urban development authorities (UDAs). With the addition of the existing Hyderabad Metropolitan Authority (HMDA) and Kakatiya Urban Development Authority (KUDA), the government had recently created UDAs for Karimnagar, Khammam and Nizamabad. KT Rama Rao, […]

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India ranks 100th in the Ease of doing Business Index

India jumped 30 places to rank 100th in the World Bank’s ‘ease of doing business’ ranking, sending the jubilant government to vow to continue reforms that will help the country break into top 50 in coming years. India was ranked 130th for last two years. The ranking did not take into consideration the implementation of […]

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India projected to add 300 mn urban residents by 2050: UN Report

According to a UN report, India is projected to add 300 million new urban residents by 2050 and it will need to build climate-friendly cities to address the challenge of accommodating the needs of the growing population. The first ‘World Cities Report 2016 – Urbanisation and Development: Emerging Futures’ report by UN Habitat said in […]

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