Twenty-eight leading Canadian urban infrastructure, Internet of things (IoT) and artificial intelligence (AI) companies visited India last month to explore collaboration opportunities with Indian businesses in the infrastructure and smart cities sector.
Talk about an action-packed year! With RERA, GST, the Benami Act, FDI reforms, and more, there was never a dull moment in 2016. Adding to it all was the landmark day for India- November 8, 2016 - when demonetisation was announced.
With over 25 years of professional, research and teaching experience in architecture, urban design and urban planning, Dr Bimal Patel has created a portfolio of work that is internationally recognised. President of CEPT University in Ahmedabad and Director at HCP Design Planning and Management, he is also the founder of Environmental Planning Collaborative, a not-for-profit, planning research
After a successful first edition in Mumbai last August, the 2nd edition of the Sm@rt Cities Summit was held at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi, on February 17-18, 2015. Organised by FIRST Sm@rt Cities Council, the two-day summit aimed to bring all stakeholders under one roof for an impressive exchange of ideas with the theme,
Last month's death dance in the Himalayan region - the extent of the loss and the numbers yet to be assessed - has thrown up valuable lessons in maintenance of environment as well as the need for construction norms to be followed in both letter and spirit.
In addition to credits and debt collections, the most essential aspect of a business is pre-contract negotiations, writes DEEPAK M THAKKAR. VThe fate of a business is essentially decided by how it manages its credits and debt collections.