urban villages

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  • As James Ferreira's iconic house gets ready to host yet another exhibition, here is a model to keep heritage homes relevant in a contemporary way

    Oct 22, 2017, 13:14 IST

  • Why does a home in a Ratnagiri village resemble a Mumbai chawl? Why do Bhandup houses look like rural settlements? An exhibit asks and answers

    Jul 01, 2017, 12:57 IST

  • It was another reeking morning for millions of Pune residents with piles of uncollected garbage continuing to litter their city - as it has for the last two weeks since villagers near the main landfill refused to let their homes become a dumping ground

    May 04, 2017, 18:14 IST

  • IIT-B student devises interactive tool that could be the answer to inaccessible government data

    Mar 19, 2016, 08:48 IST

  • He won us independence from colonial rule but the battle against untouchability has not been won. Sixty-six years after Mahatma Gandhi fell to an assassin’s bullet, one in four Indians admits to practicing untouchability in some form or the other

    Dec 01, 2014, 07:36 IST

  • A truck, carrying around 300 cooking gas cylinders, exploded into a huge ball of fire near a village on urbad-Mhasa road here, police said today

    Nov 25, 2014, 14:04 IST

  • After Government Notification for merger issued on October 21 by Urban Development Department, MiD DAY brings you a 5-part series highlighting why some villages favour the decision and others don't; while some claim move is much-needed, others believe it will do more harm than good

    Nov 02, 2012, 07:41 IST

  • The urban development department of the state government had issued a Government Resolution (GR) stating inclusion of 28 villages in jurisdiction of the civic body.

    Oct 19, 2012, 06:57 IST

  • With urban real estate prices spiralling out of control and off-the-charts attrition rates, India is seeing a new BPO revolution. But this one is in the villages, finds Lhendup G Bhutia

    Jul 03, 2011, 08:40 IST

  • We went on a trip with Grassroutes, an organisation that seeks to connect the urban dweller with the rural community. Destination: Walvanda, a Warli village near Jawhar. Things we did: learn the Warli art, their traditional Tarpa dance, went stargazing and trekking and participated in village activites like chopping firewood. The video is made by UnLTD India that funds start-up social enterprises, and gives you a brief about what Grassroutes is all about.

    Apr 27, 2011, 14:24 IST

  • Donates entire earnings from Slumdog to Plan India, an NGO

    Jan 19, 2009, 07:06 IST

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