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Almost 70 percent Indians live in rural <strong>areas</strong>: Census report

Almost 70 percent Indians live in rural areas: Census report

15 Jul 2011

Nearly 70 percent of the country's population lives in rural areas where, for the first time since independence, the overall growth rate of population has sharply declined, according to the latest Census.

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One in four persons lives in <strong>urban</strong> <strong>areas</strong> in Sikkim

One in four persons lives in urban areas in Sikkim

01 Aug 2011

One in every four persons in Sikkim now lives in urban areas, according to a provisional census report. "A total of 1, 51,726 people out of Sikkim's total population of 6, 07,688 live in nine towns of the Himalayan state. This is 24.97 per cent of the state's total population," data released here on Sunday by Directorate of Census Operations said.

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Civic poll results: Congress gains in rural Gujarat, BJP holds on to <strong>urban</strong> <strong>areas</strong>

Civic poll results: Congress gains in rural Gujarat, BJP holds on to urban areas

02 Dec 2015

Ahmedabad: Leading in 18 of the 31 district panchayats of Gujarat, Congress today looked set to make an impressive comeback in rural areas of the state, while the ruling BJP retained its hold on urban centres as trends of the local bodies polls continued to pour in.

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Gujarat local body polls: Congress leads in rural <strong>areas</strong>; BJP ahead in <strong>urban</strong>

Gujarat local body polls: Congress leads in rural areas; BJP ahead in urban

02 Dec 2015

Ahmedabad: The Congress is leading in district and taluka panchayats and the saffron party is ahead in corporations and municipalities as initial counting trends in the crucial civic polls in Gujarat start pouring in from across the state.

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 58 percent immunisation rate in rural <strong>areas</strong>, 67 percent in <strong>urban</strong>: Government

58 percent immunisation rate in rural areas, 67 percent in urban: Government

12 May 2015

New Delhi: The current immunisation rate in rural areas is around 58 percent while it is over 67 percent in urban regions of the country, the government on Tuesday said and attributed lack of awareness among parents and non- availability of vaccines as the reasons behind the low rate.

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India on brink of <strong>urban</strong> revolution: UN-backed report

India on brink of urban revolution: UN-backed report

17 Sep 2014

United Nations: India is on the brink of an urban revolution with its population in towns and cities expected to reach 600 million by 2031, according to a new UN-backed report which pegged the gap in urban infrastructure investment in the country over the next 20 years at a whopping USD 827 billion. Over the last two decades, India's urban population increased from 217 million to 377 million and this is expected to reach 600 million, or 40 per cent of the population by 2031, said the New Climate Economy Report by the The Global Commission on the Economy and Climate released here on Tuesday.

India,   urban revolution,   UN report,   population,   investment,   infrastructure,  
Axis Bank to strengthen presence in semi-<strong>urban</strong>, rural <strong>areas</strong>

Axis Bank to strengthen presence in semi-urban, rural areas

03 Dec 2014

Chennai: Private lender Axis Bank is making heavy investments in semi-urban and rural areas in terms of providing infrastructure as these areas offer potential in driving the growth of the business, a top bank official said.

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ISB to develop Smart City Index for Indian cities

ISB to develop Smart City Index for Indian cities

11 Mar 2015

Hyderabad: Indian School of Business (ISB) having campuses in Mohali and Hyderabad, is working on a plan to develop a Smart City Index for Indian cities.

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Living in rich, <strong>urban</strong> <strong>areas</strong> fuels material desires

Living in rich, urban areas fuels material desires

14 Feb 2014

New York:  Do you often feel you are relatively deprived, less well-off than those around you and have an urge to splurge while you don't have that moolah? It is time to look for another neighbourhood.

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India builds first smart city on the banks of Sabarmati river in Gujarat

India builds first smart city on the banks of Sabarmati river in Gujarat

15 Apr 2015

Gandhinagar: India`s push to accommodate a booming urban population and attract investment rests in large part with dozens of "smart" cities like the one being built on the dusty banks of the Sabarmati river in Gujarat.

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