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Build one lakh houses for poor: Kamal Nath


August 31st, 2012 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Urban Development Minister Kamal Nath Friday said the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) should construct at least 100,000 Economically Weaker Section (EWS) houses every year."Houses for ... Read more...

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Javelin champion feted with millions of dollars gifts


August 14th, 2012 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain (Trinidad), Aug 14 (IANS/CMC) Trinidad and Tobago (T&T;), basking in the glory of its first Olympic gold medal for 36 years, has showered teenage javelin champion Keshorn Walcott ... Read more...

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Himachal BJP releases Congress’s charge sheet


May 17th, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 17 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday released documents it said were the Congress's unreleased "charge sheet" against the state's top leaders, including ... Read more...

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Court dismisses PIL against Tata housing project


March 26th, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 26 (IANS) The Punjab and Haryana High Court Monday dismissed a public interest litigation (PIL) against construction of a multi-storeyed housing project by the Tata Housing Development ... Read more...

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Puerto Rico busts septuagenarian for selling drugs


March 7th, 2012 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
San Juan, March 7 (IANS/EFE) A bedridden woman in her 70s accused of selling illegal drugs was arrested Tuesday in the town of Orocovis, Puerto Rican authorities.Blanca Ortiz was taken ... Read more...

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Congo blast: Toll rises to 200


March 5th, 2012 - 8:24 am ICT by IANS
Brazzaville, March 5 (IANS) The toll in Sunday's arms depot blast here in the capital of the Republic of Congo has risen to 200, the country's presidential office said.Citing hospital ... Read more...

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Indo-Israeli JV launches Hyderabad housing project’s second phase


November 10th, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 10 (IANS) PBEL Property Development (India) Pvt Ltd, a joint venture between two Israeli firms and an Indian developer, Thursday announced the launch of second phase of PBEL ... Read more...

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‘Goa project by 2G scam accused dubiously cleared’


October 27th, 2011 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 27 (IANS) A Rs.200 crore real estate housing project being developed by Satish Chandra, a 2G scam accused, was favoured by a state-level committee for land use headed ... Read more...

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Notice to DLF, Himachal government on housing project


October 17th, 2011 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 17 (IANS) Acting on a petition alleging serious environmental violations in allowing a private realtor set up an ultra-luxury housing project here, the Himachal Pradesh High Court ... Read more...

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Three Chinese hurt as balloon explodes


October 11th, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 11 (IANS) Three farmers in China's Jiangsu province sustained burn injuries when a hydrogen balloon descended and exploded in front of them.The farmers were harvesting paddy when the ... Read more...

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Toshiba bags elevator contract for Mumbai housing project


October 8th, 2011 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 8 (IANS) Toshiba Elevator, a unit of Japanese conglomerate Toshiba Corporation, has won the elevator contract in One Avighna Park, a $411 million residential-cum-commercial project in Mumbai.This ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu to build Chennai’s satellite town


September 8th, 2011 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 8 (IANS) A satellite township will be built near this Tamil Nadu capital at an outlay of Rs.2,160 crore for "economically weaker sections of the society and the ... Read more...

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RPP Infra bags Rs.1,500 crore housing project in Africa


August 29th, 2011 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) RPP Infra Projects Limited Monday said it has bagged a mass housing contract worth Rs.1,500 crore from the south-western African country of Gabon."The contract ... Read more...

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No violations by private realtor in Shimla: Dhumal


August 29th, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 29 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal Monday gave a clean chit to a private builder constructing an ultra-luxurious housing project in the state capital.Responding to ... 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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Punjab legislators withdraw from Tata Camelot project


June 16th, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 16 (IANS) The multi-million multi-storey Tata Camelot project, which is coming up at Kansal village in the vicinity of Sukhna Lake here, has landed in another controversy -- ... Read more...

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Judicial panel to probe Himachal land transactions


June 13th, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 13 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government Monday set up a one-man judicial commission to look into allegations of illegal land transactions made by the opposition Congress.Justice D.P. Sood, ... Read more...

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Shimla mayor questions permission to realtor


May 17th, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 17 (IANS) The controversy over permission to a private realtor for setting up an ultra-luxurious housing project in the Himachal Pradesh capital generated more heat Tuesday with ... Read more...

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Bangladesh developer encroaching upon cremation ground?


April 16th, 2011 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 16 (IANS) A housing company, said to be promoted by a leader of Bangladesh's ruling Awami League, has encroached upon land belonging to a temple and a Hindu ... Read more...

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BJP rulers in illegal property deals in Himachal: Virabhadra


April 2nd, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 2 (IANS) Top political functionaries of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Himachal Pradesh are involved in illegal property transactions and promoting realtors in the state, ... Read more...

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Congress disrupts Himachal assembly over tree cutting


March 18th, 2011 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 18 (IANS) Proceedings of the Himachal Pradesh assembly were Friday disrupted by the opposition Congress over the issue of cutting of trees by a realtor in forest areas ... Read more...

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Relief for Gujarat construction company in tax case


March 7th, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, March 7 (IANS) A state-run house constructing corporation cannot be held liable to pay tax for "income from house property", the Gujarat High Court has ruled.A division bench of ... Read more...

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Woman killed over $20 Facebook fight


March 2nd, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 2 (IANS) A quarrel that started on Facebook ended in bloodshed, as a 22-year-old was stabbed to death in a Brooklyn housing project in New York following ... Read more...

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Government agency under scanner for child labour


February 15th, 2011 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Bulandshahr (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 15 (IANS) Even as the government make efforts to prohibit child labour, an Uttar Pradesh government-owned urban development agency itself has come under scanner for hiring minors for ... Read more...

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Fraud case: Subrata Roy gets relief in high court (Lead)


February 9th, 2011 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday stayed the proceedings against Sahara India group chairman Subrata Roy and four others in a court here on a complaint that they ... Read more...

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Subrata Roy gets relief in fraud case


February 8th, 2011 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday stayed the proceedings against Sahara India group's chairman Subrata Roy and four other officials in a Delhi court on a complaint that ... Read more...

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Tatas developing housing projects in nine cities


February 3rd, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 3 (IANS) The Tata Housing Development Company Ltd and its subsidiary Smart Value Homes are developing housing projects comprising 50 million sq ft area in nine cities across India at ... Read more...

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Warrant issued against Subrata Roy, 4 Sahara officials for cheating (Lead)


January 24th, 2011 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) A Delhi court Monday issued a bailable warrant against Sahara India group's chairman Subrata Roy and four other officials of the group on a complaint that they ... Read more...

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Environment Ministry to submit Lavasa housing project report


January 18th, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Jan 18 (ANI): The Ministry of Environment is expected to file its reply on Lavasa housing project before the Bombay High Court today.In the report finalised on Monday, the ministry has ... Read more...

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Highest bid for Ahmadinejad’s car is $2mn: Minister


January 17th, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 17 (ANI): President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad can expect two million US dollars for his 1977 Peugeot, said Iran's Minister of Welfare and Social Security Sadeq Mahsouli, according to a foreign ... Read more...

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Top government officials quizzed on cheating charges


January 14th, 2011 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Jan 14 (IANS) Chhattisgarh Police said Friday that they had interrogated top officials of the government-run Hindustan Prefab Limited (HPL) on a cheating complaint filed against the firm by the mayor ... Read more...

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Punjab Avenue: a signboard that keeps disappearing in California county


December 29th, 2010 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Los Angeles, Dec 29 (IANS) The signboard for Punjab Avenue, a street in California's Fresno County, has become such a favourite with thieves that officials have now mooted the idea ... Read more...

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Medha Patkar slams Pawar over alleged involvement in Lavasa project


December 22nd, 2010 - 7:45 pm ICT by ANI
Aurangabad (Maharashtra), Dec 22 (ANI): Social activist Medha Patkar on Wednesday criticized Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar over his alleged involvement in the controversial housing project at Lavasa near Pune.Patkar said Pawar's ... Read more...

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PM Netanyahu says Israel “quite serious” on peace talks


November 12th, 2010 - 3:11 am ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday told U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton that Israel is "quite serious" on resuming peace talks with the Palestinian Authority as ... Read more...

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Maharashtra Congress chief calls for truce between CM, predecessors


November 1st, 2010 - 7:28 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi/Mumbai, Nov.1 (ANI): The president of the Congress party in Maharashtra, Manikrao Thackeray, on Monday, appealed to all state party leaders to refrain from airing allegations and counter-allegations against each ... Read more...

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