Need to bridge gap between rural, urban: Kalam

The gap between urban and rural should be bridged for overall development of the country, APJ Abdul Kalam said on Thursday.

Diabetes, hypertension on the rise in urban India

Latest government survey reveals that one in every seven people could be suffering from hypertension and one in nine from diabetes.

Low internet literacy even in urban India: Report

Union Minister of State for
Information Technology Sachin Pilot has promised that a "21st
century" infrastructure would be set up for high speed
broadband access.

Only 6 % of UK is urban: New satellite map

Semi-natural grasslands are found across 13 per cent of Britain.

Urban pavements pollute air by interfering with ‘dirt clearing’ breezes

A new study has suggested that widespread urban development alters weather patterns in a way that can make it easier for pollutants to accumulate during warm summer weather instead of being blown out to sea.

India does first urban poverty survey

The first survey to determine how many poor live in India`s urban areas will start early in June.

Kidman, Urban have 2nd child through surrogate

Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban have added a second daughter to their family, born through a surrogate mother.

`Billions of urban dwellers face disaster risk`

Between one-third and one-half of the population of most cities in low-and middle-income nations including India live in informal settlements which pose an existential threat to billions of city dwellers in these countries.

Urban dwellers more prone to psychotic disorders: Study

A new study reveals that people staying in urban areas are more likely to have psychotic disorders.

Urban dwellers more prone to psychotic disorders: Study

A new study reveals that people staying in urban areas are more likely to have psychotic disorders.

Half of urban Indians consider themselves overweight: Survey

Over half of urban Indians consider themselves overweight, though dieting is not popular.

Half of urban Indians consider themselves overweight: Survey

Over half of urban Indians consider themselves overweight, though dieting is not popular.

Planning Comm asked to get actual number of urban poor

The Planning Commission has been asked to find out the correct number of urban poor in the country, Minister for Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation
Kumari Selja told the Rajya Sabha Thursday.