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Time travel (1984 to 2016) through Google’s Earth Engine Timelapse!

How Earth changed over past 4 decades, captured by Google! Human Existence on earth is very insignificant comparing it to the formation and evolution of Earth. Yet we have managed to create both marvelous & horrific things in very short span of time. Most of the things are not readily available and remains off record …

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Land

Necessity for a Practical Legal Framework on Land Acquisition in Nagaland

Changes in Land Acquisition in Nagaland Land is a limited resource and is required for any developmental activity to happen: green field, brown field, retrofitting or extension development works. It is obvious that every time land is acquired for developmental activities, there is change in ownership or land-use, and a certain section of individuals are …

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Empty Building

With empty buildings Sustainability becomes a word empty of meaning

Intensifying occupancy – an answer to growing population Accommodating urban challenges through adaptation and rehabilitation already became a common practise. Historic heritage, post industrial sites are often requalified, being given new life, new function, new activities. The same goes with urban space, where planners often look into empty parking lots, space cut out from the …

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National Digital Library of India

National Digital Library of India by MHRD & IIT Kharagpur

The National Digital Library of India is an integration platform for schools, colleges, universities, teachers, students, lecturers, differentially abled pupils and anybody who has a willingness to learn. We hope to facilitate e-learning for students everywhere with the help of technologically enhanced learning design and the support of Digital India. It is a huge collection of …

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Planners as Knowledge Workers- Key to nation's growth!

Planners as Knowledge Workers- Key to nation’s growth!

Planners are regarded as knowledge workers! Planners can be knowledge generators by interpreting information and getting knowledge out of it, knowledge consumers as they can use existing knowledge to form policies and knowledge brokers by trading relevant information. Though a relatively unknown and young discipline, urban planning has a huge potential to solve various problems …

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