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India has been ranked at a low 155th position in a global list that evaluates countries on how well they perform on high-priority environmental issues.
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India will topple the United States as the world's biggest importer of infrastructure goods by 2020 and is expected to hold this position till 2030, a report by HSBC said.
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A survey has confirmed for the first time the widely believed theory that rapid urbanisation has taken a toll on the population of tiny sparrows in the cities all over the country.
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"India already contains three of the world's ten largest cities-- Delhi, Mumbai and Kolkata --as well as three of the world's ten fastest growing cities-- Ghaziabad, Surat and Faridabad," it added.
Last Updated: Friday, June 22, 2012, 16:57
Urbanisation in India is growing at the fastest rate among the BRIC nations.
Last Updated: Thursday, November 17, 2011, 15:07
Excessive urbanisation due to fast paced development and improvement in the basic infrastructure has catapulted several Indian cities to the list of top 100 fastest-growing cites in the world.
Last Updated: Friday, September 16, 2011, 13:36
Cities in India, China and Africa are recording the world`s highest rates of urbanisation, according to a new study.
Last Updated: Tuesday, November 23, 2010, 13:49
A woman who has tracked down and visually documented disappearing lakes in New Delhi`s periphery now says rampant unplanned urbanisation will spell disaster for Goa.
Last Updated: Tuesday, September 21, 2010, 14:30
South Korea is the sixth most
heavily urbanized country in Asia mainly due to concentration
of jobs and social infrastructure in cities, a recent report
by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) has said.
Last Updated: Friday, July 30, 2010, 15:16
China`s urban population has reached 46 percent of the total population.
Last Updated: Friday, March 26, 2010, 16:04
Government on Friday said that it favoured a "vertical growth" of cities instead of urban sprawl, given the scarcity of land, and would encourage a relaxed floor-area-ratio regime.
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