City centre residents 80 pc likelier to develop coronary artery calcification

People who live in city centres are almost twice as likely to suffer from coronary artery calcification (CAC), which can lead to heart disease.

Gandhi was wrong, says London mayor?

Johnson said `massive urbanisation` was taking
place in India, as anyone who recently visited India had seen.

Melbourne most liveable city, Mumbai among worst

In the survey of 140 cities, Melbourne was dubbed the most liveable but Mumbai languished at 116th.

Machu Picchu, the city that was never lost

US explorer Hiram Bingham had "discovered" the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu.

‘Ishqiya’ director Abhishek Choubey moves from badlands to city

The challenge for him is to take the female protagonist beyond Vidya Balan in ‘Ishqiya’ and Priyanka Chopra in ‘7 Khoon Maaf’.

Delhi as safe as any other city in India: PC

Dismissing reports of increase in
incidents of crime in the National Capital, Home Minister P
Chidamabarm on Tuesday said data showed a decline between 2001 and
2010.

Delhi is now one of the best cities in the world, claims CM

Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit
on Saturday claimed to have transformed Delhi into a truly global
city saying that the national capital is now rated among the
best cities in the world.

What makes one city better than another?

A research team has concluded that in terms of size, New York is just an average city rather than an exceptional one. However, San Francisco is exceptional. Its inhabitants are wealthier, more productive, more innovative, and subject to fewer crimes than you would expect, given its size.

A city of contrasts, Bodhgaya

Bodhgaya is a city of contrasts. As the city holds Assembly polls, the contrasts
come to fore all the more with people voicing their aspirations and concerns openly.

4000-yr-old Aryan city discovered in Russia

Russian archaeologists have unearthed
some ancient and virtually unknown settlements.

Maha govt probing `irregularities` in Lavasa project

Maharashtra Government has
found "some irregularities" in Lavasa, the country`s first
planned hill city project, and would take action if its probe
proved any wrongdoing, a senior state minister said today.

Over 30,000 trapped in flooded northeastern Chinese city

Torrential downpour has
inundated a northeastern town of China, trapping 30,000 people
in flood waters with all communication lines with the area
broken.

Ancient Egyptian city

Archaeologists working in North Sinai have unearthed Tharu, an ancient fortified city, a move which stressed the importance of this area as the eastern gate of Egypt.

Delhi HC restrains Bangalore firm from publishing Potter novel

The Delhi High Court today restrained Bangalore-based City Publication from publishing a `fake novel` using characters of the famous Harry Potter series.

Work begins on first planned Palestinian city

Work crews have broken ground on what they hope will be the first modern, planned Palestinian city — a step that officials say will help build an independent state in spite of the current deadlock in the peace process with Israel.

Mobile technology may help city dwellers hitch ride

Hitch-hikers have always used their thumbs to get a ride. Now a new invention aims to update the technique -- allowing mobile phone users to dial-a-driver.