Large parts of Europe, West and Central Africa, and South America face the threat of outbreaks of the deadly dengue virus due to climate change and urbanisation, according to the first-ever maps of dengue vulnerability published on Tuesday.
Calling for greater engagement between academia and industries, President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday asked universities to become breeding ground for technological advancements and said success of initiatives like 'Make in India' hinges on manufacturing quality products.
Central government will prepare a draft policy on regularisation of unauthorised colonies in the national capital within 15-20 days, Delhi BJP chief Satish Upadhyay said on Tuesday after a meeting with Union Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu.
Union Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu has said that the focus of `Smart Cities` initiative should be to enhance quality of urban life through an integrated approach to planning and execution besides ensuring `inclusivity`.
Union Minister of Urban Development, Housing and Poverty Alleviation and Parliamentary Affairs M Venkaiah Naidu has called for a radical shift in approaches to urban planning, development and management.