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Haryana to recruit 11,000 constables


September 10th, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Sep 10 (IANS) Haryana has decided to expand its police force and has sanctioned 11,000 new posts of constables for the purpose, the state police chief said Monday.Applications for ... Read more...

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A night safari soon in Greater Noida


August 29th, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 29 (IANS) Preliminary work on the first night safari in India is likely to begin soon in Greater Noida, a growing suburban town of Delhi.The Greater Noida ... Read more...

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Bengal plans more affordable houses for poor (Lead, correcting para one)


August 18th, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 18 (IANS) The West Bengal government is planning to set up more affordable houses for the urban poor under different central government schemes, a minister said Saturday.The government ... Read more...

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Bengal plans more affordable houses for poor


August 18th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 18 (IANS) The West Bengal government is planning to set up more affordable houses for the rural poor under different central government schemes, a minister said Saturday.The government ... Read more...

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US sanctions target Mexican drug lord’s business


July 24th, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 24 (IANS) The US Tuesday slapped sanctions on nine entities and 10 people linked to the leader of Mexico's Sinaloa drug cartel.Two wives and four children of Juan ... Read more...

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Home loans up to Rs.15 lakh get 1 percent cheaper


July 4th, 2012 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) The government Wednesday announced one percent interest subsidy on housing loan up to Rs.15 lakh to give a boost to low-cost housing projects in ... Read more...

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Congress walks out of UP assembly after dig against N.D. Tiwari


June 30th, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 30 (IANS) Congress members walked out of the Uttar Pradesh assembly Saturday after a tiff with legislators of the ruling Samajwadi Party (SP) when Parliamentary Affairs Minister Azam ... Read more...

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Hillary Clinton praises Ela Bhatt for empowering women


June 22nd, 2012 - 11:13 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 22 (IANS) Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has praised Indian social activist Ela Bhatt as one of her "heroines" for her work for empowerment of women."I have a ... Read more...

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Chinese banks lend $27 bn for low-cost housing


January 31st, 2012 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 31 (IANS) Chinese banks lent 175.1 billion yuan (about $27 billion) to construct low-cost houses in the country in 2011.The money accounted for 50.1 percent of the sector's ... Read more...

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Non-Goans cannot buy farm land, says Congress draft manifesto


January 23rd, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 23 (IANS) Non-Goans will not be allowed to buy agricultural land in Goa, according to the draft manifesto of the Congress party, a senior party leader said Monday.Speaking ... Read more...

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Beijing home prices drop by 11 percent


January 16th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 16 (IANS) Home prices in Beijing have dropped by 11.3 percent annually in 2011 due to the government's policies to cool the property market, experts said Monday.The average ... Read more...

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First phase of Bengal Aerotropolis by end-2012


January 11th, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 10 (IANS) The first phase of the Bengal Aerotropolis, the airport city project at West Bengal's Andal, will be completed by the end of this year and commercial ... Read more...

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Maharashtra largesse for slum-dwellers, house-seekers


January 3rd, 2012 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 2 (IANS) Ahead of the forthcoming civic bodies polls, the Maharashtra government Monday announced two major decisions which would make affordable housing a reality and better amenities for ... Read more...

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US housing market surges sharply in November


December 21st, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 21 (IANS) A sharp surge in the US housing market in November brought some relief to the country's turbulent economy.The Department of Commerce said Tuesday that ground has ... Read more...

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Realty body sceptical about proposed regulatory bill


December 8th, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 8 (IANS) Apprehending a return to 'licence raj', a top realty body Thursday objected to several provisions in the proposed Real Estate Regulation & Development bill and sought ... Read more...

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Goa mulls tax on unoccupied second flats, homes


November 10th, 2011 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 10 (IANS) Planning to buy a second home in Goa for investment purposes? Think again. The Goa government is examining a proposal from a land use panel which ... Read more...

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Goa needs special status to retain its identity: Wendell Rodricks


November 2nd, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 2 (IANS) Known more for his classically minimalist fashion statement, Goa born fashion designer Wendell Rodricks Wednesday talked tough about preserving the identity of the state, whose beaches ... Read more...

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Congress slams ruling BJP for Himachal land deals


August 21st, 2011 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 21 (IANS) The opposition Congress in Himachal Pradesh has charged the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) with disproportionate allocation of land to universities and vowed to review ... Read more...

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Court pulls up DDA over delay in allotting plots (Lead)


August 17th, 2011 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday pulled up the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) for an over 30-year delay in allotting plots to around 25,000 applicants in ... Read more...

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Greater Noida contractors hold protest


July 24th, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Noida, July 24 (IANS) After farmers, home buyers and builders, contractors protested here Sunday against stoppage of construction work at various housing projects in Greater Noida following court orders.About 36 ... Read more...

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‘Goa real estate boom fuelled by black money’


July 20th, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 20 (IANS) Goa's real estate boom is not driven by "people who love the land", but by speculative investment of black money in the state, environmentalist Madhav Gadgil ... Read more...

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China to build ten mn affordable houses


July 14th, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 14 (IANS) China intends to start building 10 million units of affordable housing before October, of which four million units are to be completed this year.The People's Daily ... Read more...

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Uncertainty looms over realty projects in Greater Noida


July 10th, 2011 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida/New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Once touted among the most attractive destinations for housing projects in the National Capital Region, uncertainty looms large at Greater Noida after 156 ... Read more...

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Realty stocks on weak wicket over land deals turning sour


July 10th, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Realty stocks may have staged a minor recovery in the past few weeks but the sentiment remains weak due to continuing disputes over land ... Read more...

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Home buyers worried over court order on land in Greater Noida


July 6th, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Home buyers were worried about their investments after the Supreme Court Wednesday upheld a lower court order quashing the acquisition of 156 hectares of ... Read more...

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Himachal to confiscate illegal property of public servants


June 25th, 2011 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 25 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government of Himachal Pradesh is bringing in a new legislation to confiscate the illegally acquired property of public servants, an ... Read more...

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‘Land crunch could force Goa builders to look outside’


June 8th, 2011 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 8 (IANS) Land crunch in Goa could force real estate developers in the state to look for better options elsewhere in the country, an investment advisory firm said ... Read more...

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Chinese home prices likely to fall this year: Analysts


May 30th, 2011 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 30 (IANS) Chinese home prices are likely to fall by more than 10 percent this year due to the government's prudent monetary policy and other tightening measures, analysts ... Read more...

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Venezuela to spend oil income on social programmes (Lead)


April 23rd, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas, April 23 (IANS) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has announced that extra income from the country's oil exports will be used for social spending.Venezuela, South America's biggest oil producer, has ... Read more...

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Chavez vows to spend extra income from oil on social programmes


April 23rd, 2011 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas, April 23 (IANS) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has announced that extra income from the country's oil exports will be used for social spending.Venezuela, South America's biggest oil producer, has ... Read more...

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Himachal to make law for confiscation of illegal property


April 8th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 8 (IANS) Accused of corruption by the opposition Congress party, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Himachal Pradesh is all set to bring a new legislation ... Read more...

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Six housing projects for slum dwellers


March 11th, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) To cope up with the increasing burden of migrant population in the city, the Delhi government has decided to build more houses for slum dwellers ... 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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Ahmadinejad’s car gets $1 mn bid


January 2nd, 2011 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Jan 2 (IANS) A 33-year-old car owned by Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad that has been put up for auction has attracted an offer of $1 million from abroad, the state-run media ... Read more...

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Rapper Magnolia Shorty Killed In New Orleans


December 21st, 2010 - 7:02 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar New Orleans, Dec 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Rapper, Magnolia Shorty was shot dead on Monday, near the Magnolia housing projects, situated at 6300 block of Bridgehampton Drive in New Orleans. ... Read more...

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