Urbanization

Type: Keyphrase
Name: Urbanization
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Mahindra World City SEZ bags IGBC Stage I certification

Mahindra Lifespace Developers, the real estate and infrastructure development business of the $16.5 billion Mahindra Group, on Tuesday said its integrated city near Chennai, Mahindra World City, has become the country’s first township to be awarded with ... [Published Financial Chronicle - 1 hour ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Home of the Future

Author: . Published on July 29th, 2014TweetDue to a lack of innovation since the postwar 1950′s era, the very phrase ‘ ’ conjures up retro images of everything from The Jetsons to Presidents Khrushchev and Nixon bickering over which superpower could boast ... [Published Mintel - 2 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 2 reports

Small increases in Ugandan urbanicity tied to CVD risk factors

PUBLIC RELEASE DATE: 29-Jul-2014Urban dwellers tend to have higher risk for cardiovascular diseases than people living in more rural locations. In a new study published in PLOS Medicine, Johanna Riha and colleagues, researchers from the University of ... [Published EurekAlert! - 4 hours ago]
Entities: Urbanization, Uganda, Risk
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

AIPC: How Connectivity and Urbanization Can Help Economic Master Planning

By: James LathamAt the recent AIPC Conference held at the new City Cube Convention Centre in Berlin , the keynote address by TED speaker, Dr. Parag Khanna , emphasized the importance of connectivity and urban infrastructure as central pillars to national ... [Published International Meetings Review - 8 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Energy efficiency event to spark dialogue

July 29th, 2014,Published in Articles: Energize , Articles: EngineerIT , Articles: VectorIn new economies, the need for more electricity is driven by population growth, industrialisation and urbanisation. These unprecedented levels of energy demand have ... [Published EE Publishers - 11 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Exploding Urbanization: A Threat or an Opportunity?

The rush of humanity to live in cities need not portend a catastrophe. Initiatives such as the Sustainable Social Housing Initiative and Cities Action for Sustainable Housing exist to help cities in developing countries expand more sustainably and not ... [Published Architect Africa Online - 12 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Africa: Africa's Cities, Crying Out for Re-Imagination

Africa is second only to Asia in its number of city dwellers, and its cities are growing at an unprecedented rate. Yet understanding of African cities is lagging behind their development. Locally, it's a massive challenge to build a knowledge base that ... [Published AllAfrica.com - 16 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Monroe County revises study area for urbanizing plan

Which areas should be included in Monroe County Urbanizing Area? That’s what the Monroe County Planning Department and its consulting firm hope a redrawn study area will help them decide.The Monroe County commissioners approved a change to the county’s ... [Published Herald-Times - Jul 28 2014]
Entities: Urbanization
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Urbanization and big cities will drive growth in rapid-growth markets

While the world needs to get used to a slower pace of growth across rapid-growth markets (RGMs) relative to the past decade, a gradual recovery will see growth above 4.5% next year. This is according to EY’s latest Rapid-Growth Markets Forecast (RGMF) ... [Published Ernst & Young - 14 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 2 reports

Is This How China Will Deal With Its Massive Mal-Investment?

There is no doubt that China's massive credit-fueled expansion has created the largest mal-investment boom the world has ever known (no matter how much anticipated urbanization or consumerization one really believes in)... so we wondered, how will they ... [Published Zero Hedge - 21 hours ago]
Entities: China, Urbanization
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Displacement in Madurai in the name of urbanisation

With rapid urbanisation resulting in displacement of communities living on the fringes, the relocation of such groups in the name of development is affecting the balance and harmony in society. A classic example is the group of displaced people who live ... [Published The Hindu - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

7/27/2014: HT CHANDIGARH: ‘Growth in fanaticism a result of urbanisation’

CHANDIGARH: US-based political scientist Ashutosh Varshney said on Saturday that urbanisation and economic growth resulted in the increase of caste and communal differences. Speaking at a special lecture organised on ‘Caste and religion in the era of ... [Published Hindustan Times - Jul 27 2014]

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...compared to other financial matters," said Christopher Trepel, chief scientific officer at Encore Capital Group and managing director of the . "This study establishes a new fact base from which to ask important questions related to consumer financial distress, and it advances our understanding of household balance sheets and the spatial patterns of debt holding in the United States."
"To do this, the violence must be recognised and acted upon by decision-makers and made a political priority. We hope the exhibition will raise awareness and get Irish people thinking about the issues relating to urbanisation and sexual violence both here in Ireland and in the global south.”"
"Some noise levels have touched the highest level, while in some areas they have gone beyond the limits. The PMC records the noise pollution levels spread over the year" said environment officer Mangesh Dighe
"However, the new government has hinted that central government funds to the municipal bodies will be directly attached with reforms. Recently the union urban department (UD) had convened meeting of all state UD officials where the government dropped clear hints in this regard" the official said

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Stupidest Men On The Internet: Obama Bringing A... [Published Wonkette - 4 hours ago]
Jim Hoft, the Stupidest Man on the Internet, and Kristinn Taylor, the Stupidest Guest Blogger on the internet, have been having a nice pretend meltdown the last couple of days about how Barack Obama is recklessly trying to kill America with the Ebola ...
Internal Migration in Developing Countries [Published Nachrichten des DIW - 14 hours ago]
Zusammenfassung:For people in rural areas of developing countries, finding a better paying job or better education is often only possible by moving – migrating – somewhere else. Moreover, agricultural production, generally the main economic activity in ...
Is This How China Will Deal With Its Massive Ma... [Published Zero Hedge - 22 hours ago]
There is no doubt that China's massive credit-fueled expansion has created the largest mal-investment boom the world has ever known (no matter how much anticipated urbanization or consumerization one really believes in)... so we wondered, how will they ...
7 Endangered UNESCO World Heritage Sites You Ne... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Jul 28 2014]
Established in 1946, the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is a group promoting international peace and collaboration and placing a strong emphasis on the recognition and preservation of sites with great historical ...
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Image courtesy JVP Media Unit If the Rajapaksa administration wanted to mislead and confuse the mainstream opposition and lead it to an electoral dead-end, it could hardly do better than the opposition has itself done, and done unto itself. The ...
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