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Low carbon development has gained policy prominence and is a concern of both environment and development policy globally and in China and India. This paper discusses the role of China and India as important global actors in light of development imperatives in the two countries. The [...]

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Application of the SCImago Journal & Country Rank (SJR), based on the database Scopus, of Elsevier, to analyze the scientific output of the major Asian countries and their global impact, measured by the number of citations received. It can be observed a production increase of the [...]

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The core city in Pune is highly congested, and the number of motorised vehicles on the street is increasing rapidly in the whole city. This creates problems like air pollution, high noise levels, long travelling times and an unpleasant urban environment etc. The thesis presents some [...]

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The air transport sector including airlines, airports and providers of air navigation services have largely been State controlled. Formerly, most airlines were State owned. However, the ownership pattern of airlines has changed gradually to the majority of the airlines being privately [...]

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We investigate the impact of the Golden Quadrilateral (GQ) highway project on the Indian organized manufacturing sector using enterprise data. The GQ project upgraded the quality and width of 5,846 km of roads [...]

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In most of the metropolitan cities in India, the road use patterns are very different from those of developed countries. In Indian cities, roads are shared by non- motorized vehicles in large numbers. The rapid urbanization in India after independence has resulted in the faster development [...]

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Driving rain is one of the most critical sources of moisture affecting the hygrothermal and durability performance of building envelopes. The estimation of severity in terms of annual driving rain indices using annual and monthly weather data (aaDRI and maDRI respectively) aids towards [...]