Monthly Archives: January 2008

Grand Trunk Road

A road which was rebuilt throughout the centuries and which today survives as the Grand Trunk Road. Thus Sher Shah Shuri in the 16th century did not lay the foundation stone for a new road but had merely reconstructed what … Continue reading

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Urban Sprawl

In India, unprecedented population growth coupled with unplanned developmental activities has led to urbanization, which lacks infrastructure facilities. This also has posed serious implications on the resource base of the region. The urbanization takes place either in radial direction around … Continue reading

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Conference on Women Empowerment

A Conference on Women Empowerment is going to be held at DAV Bulandshahr , India on 16-17 February,2008, All interested are requested to attend.You may contact to or write to Dr.Gautam Veer DAV College Bulandshar UP, INDIA Posted by … Continue reading

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Vernacular Words in Urban Realm

A Thematic Glossary Terms selected for the urban glossary here, have been placed in four categories, viz. (a) process of urbanisation, (b) urban economy, (c) physical aspects of urban development and (d) urban planning. The letter in brackets following the … Continue reading

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