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Amur Leopard National Park opens in Russia


April 11th, 2012 - 5:59 am ICT by IANS
St. Petersburg, April 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A 261,000-acre national park in Russia's Far East created to protect Amur leopards began operating this week."This is the first Russian national park created ... Read more...

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2012 will be a year of upheaval: Cuban priests


January 4th, 2012 - 11:20 am ICT by IANS
Havana, Jan 4 (IANS/EFE) Christian priests in Cuba who also follow the beliefs and traditions of African slaves have said 2012 will be a year of disturbances, clashes and great ... Read more...

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Russia urges Israel to halt settlement construction


November 3rd, 2011 - 6:18 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian Foreign Ministry urged Israel Wednesday to refrain from more housing construction in the occupied West Bank pending a final agreement on the status ... Read more...

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US concerned over Israeli housing construction in West Bank


August 10th, 2011 - 9:46 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US reiterated its concerns over the ongoing Israeli housing construction in the West Bank, the US Department of State said in a statement Tuesday."The ... Read more...

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Lack of funds hits China’s affordable housing


June 29th, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 29 (IANS) Lack of funding has hit China's affordable housing project that would have seen the construction of 10 million homes this year, a media report said.Peoples Daily ... Read more...

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Produce kids, get land, Russia says


June 16th, 2011 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian families who produce three or more children can get free land from the government.President Dmitry Medvedev has signed an amendment to the country's land ... Read more...

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Use incentives to build affordable housing: Selja (Lead)


February 28th, 2011 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation Minister Kumari Selja Monday said the budget for 2011-12 had created a fiscal policy environment for the growth of the housing ... Read more...

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Use incentives to build affordable housing: Minister


February 28th, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation Minister Kumari Selja Monday said the budget has created a fiscal policy environment for growth of housing and hoped that builders ... Read more...

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Netanyahu defends Jerusalem building despite controversy


March 16th, 2010 - 3:42 am ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, March 16 (DPA) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu defended Monday plans for further housing construction in Jerusalem despite sharp international criticism and what was called the worst crisis in Israel's ... Read more...

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Centre to implement USHA scheme


November 26th, 2009 - 4:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 26 (ANI): Union Government on Thursday said the Urban Statistics for Human Resources and Assessments (USHA) is under implementation by National Building Organisation (NBO)."The scheme aims at the development ... Read more...

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American campus goes the “green” way with organic foods and “hydration stations”


August 30th, 2009 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 30 (ANI): The new batch at the University of California (UC), San Diego campus has some "green" surprises in store for it, with innovations ranging from Econauts and drought tolerant ... Read more...

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US, Israel may both claim victory on emerging settlement deal


July 9th, 2009 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
Jerusalem/Washington, July 9 (ANI): Israel and the US are moving toward a compromise solution on the settlement issue that might allow both sides to claim "victory," The Jerusalem Post has learned. ... Read more...

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US economy shrank by 5.5 percent in first quarter


June 25th, 2009 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 25 (DPA) The US economy shrank 5.5 percent in the first quarter of 2009, according to a final estimate by the US commerce department Thursday that confirms the worst six-month ... Read more...

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US stocks rise on housing construction figures


March 18th, 2009 - 6:16 am ICT by IANS
New York, March 18 (DPA) US stocks rose Tuesday as the construction of new houses in the United States unexpectedly surged in February and investors speculated about Federal Reserve efforts to bolster ... Read more...

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US housing construction surges unexpectedly in battered market


March 17th, 2009 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, March 17 (IANS) In a welcome sign for America's fractured housing market, construction of new homes has unexpectedly rebounded with a 22 percent jump in February after falling for ... Read more...

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Toshiba deep in red Q3, tumble throughout this year


January 29th, 2009 - 3:47 pm ICT by Bupha Ravirot
The Tokyo-based electronics company, Toshiba Corp unveiled Thursday, Jan 29 that itself has already sank "deeply in the red" in third quarter and most probably will suffer loss for the full year ... Read more...

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Delhi to host National Conference of Housing/Urban Development Ministers tomorrow


January 19th, 2009 - 6:39 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 19 (ANI): Union Minister of State for Urban Development and Poverty Alleviation Kumari Selja will inaugurate a National Conference of Ministers of Housing/Urban Development and Municipal Administration here ... Read more...

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Russia’s Medvedev focuses on social themes


March 2nd, 2008 - 12:35 pm ICT by admin
By Erik Albrecht Moscow, March 2 (DPA) Dmitry Medvedev, the man Vladimir Putin handpicked to succeed him as the president of Russia, has no reason to worry about winning Sunday's election. After Putin ... Read more...

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Real Estate pitches for more foreign direct investment


February 27th, 2008 - 3:23 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, Feb 27 (IANS) The booming realty sector wants a status equal to telecom and aviation with amendments in the foreign direct investment guidelines to boost construction and infrastructure development in the ... Read more...

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