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Pune tops ease of living index, Delhi 65th: Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs report

Tirupati, Chandigarh, Thane, Raipur, Indore, Vijaywada and Bhopal also figure in the top 10 list in that order. Among other major cities, Chennai holds 14th rank, Ahmedabad 23rd, Hyderabad 27th, and Bengaluru 58th.

Ease of living index: Pune is number 1, guess where Delhi, Mumbai ended up

Interestingly, the capital cities of poll-bound Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh made it to the top 10 list. Bhopal was ranked 10th, while Raipur was placed at the 7th spot.

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‘Railways, defence sitting on unused land’

The recommendation is one among several proposed to the ministry to add to the report on decongesting Delhi, submitted by a 19-member inter-ministerial committee to the Prime Minister last year.

Decongesting Delhi: PWD wants more funds, cess on fuel

The PWD has sent a proposal to the Ministry of Urban Development on decongesting Delhi and suggested measures such as additional financing for implementation of projects in the next five years.

Delhi’s building bylaws revised after 31 years

The draft also includes modifications to approval plans, which include reducing approval time to 30 days for plots measuring between 150 sq mts and 10,000 sq mts.

Panel says giving building sanctions will take at least three months

Sources said the committee was in the process of preparing a chart, explaining the minimum and maximum time required for each department to grant sanctions.

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Spain spells out technical terms for Delhi’s smart city

Naidu had held a meeting with officials of the ‘Barcelona Regional’ five months ago after a brief visit to Spain.

Lutyens homes for Telangana, AP CMs

The other chief minister who has been allotted a bungalow in Delhi is Uttarakhand’s Harish Rawat.

Centre moves to regularise 895 illegal colonies ahead of polls

Delhi govt has been asked to send formal proposal to Urban Development Ministry by next week

Proposal to make Metro station pedestrian-friendly

Lt-Governor Najeeb Jung had recently advocated providing walking spaces for pedestrians.

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