June 17, 2014, 7am PDT
Urbanization may turn conventional thinking about vaccinations on its head, at least in India.
August 16, 2012, 5am PDT
"Model road" project in the Indian city of Ahmedabad has sidewalks, crosswalks, and on-street parking, but no street vendors.
July 20, 2012, 5am PDT
An Indian court pulls the plug -- sort of -- on unregulated groundwater exploitation.
January 5, 2012, 6am PST
Planners and development experts explain why modeling Delhi after cities like Singapore, Hong Kon and Mumbai is misguided and dangerous.
November 30, 2011, 6am PST
Pending government approval, state housing department plans to grant all slum-dwelling families in Mumbai houses may become reality. The houses are free for families settled prior to 1995.
August 9, 2011, 8am PDT
The doubling of car traffic in the past 20 years in Mumbai has created a transit culture that has become dangerous for pedestrians. More than 44 percent of Mumbai citizens walk to work, and 78 percent road fatalities are pedestrians, a study finds.
April 3, 2010, 5am PDT
2.5 million workers are set to scour the country in the most complex demographic collection effort to date, reports the Times of India.
November 27, 2009, 9am PST
The Hooghly River runs right through Kolkata, India, but it remains largely behind the scenes and caved in by factories and industrial uses. Some voices are calling for the city to embrace its river and reorient itself around the amenity.
July 3, 2008, 9am PDT
<p>UC Irvine student Cristi Lopes is writing software for "SkyTran", a virtual high-speed train based in Second Life. The virtual world will actually serve as a useful simulator for the real thing.</p>
August 10, 2007, 10am PDT
<p>Government officials have plans to keep more than a million cars out of Beijing for four days this summer as an experiment to see how the city's notoriously poor air quality can improve.</p>
November 11, 2006, 9am PST
<p>Residents in some of Mumbai's state-built housing complexes have agreed to solicit bids for redevelopment of the nearly half-century old housing, called Middle Income Group residential colonies. Residents and the building community alike are excited about the redevelopment.</p>
May 22, 2006, 12pm PDT
In addition to a new underground metro project, the city has given final approval to an above-ground monorail.
March 25, 2004, 5am PST
A generation of planners is retiring in Mumbai, and there are too few willing to take their place.
November 6, 2003, 10am PST
An Indian columnist offers his perspective on California's fires and city-slicking deer.
November 2, 2003, 1pm PST
An Indian politician supports the special interest group with the biggest influence on Mumbai street life -- hawkers.
January 31, 2003, 4am PST
In what is shaping up to be an international trend, transportation planners in Mumbai, India are considering following London's lead in taxing drivers entering the central city.