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Seven officials jailed for fraudulent land allocation


September 3rd, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sept 3 (IANS) A special court Monday sentenced a former registrar of cooperative societies and six other government officials to one year jail in a Rs.4,000 crore ... Read more...

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Ex-registrar convicted in housing scam


August 29th, 2012 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) A special court Wednesday convicted 11 people, including a former registrar of cooperative societies, in a Rs.4,000 crore scam here, on charges of fraudulently ... Read more...

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Housing loans for urban poor soon: PM


August 15th, 2012 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) The government will soon launch a housing scheme to provide housing loans to the poor in urban areas, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Wednesday."To ... Read more...

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Rajasthan to offer houses to urban poor


August 9th, 2012 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 8 (IANS) The Rajasthan cabinet Wednesday gave approval to various proposals, including related to execution of a housing scheme for urban poor and establishment of universities in the ... Read more...

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‘Rural jobs, housing schemes not functioning optimally’


August 3rd, 2012 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Lack of monitoring and flaws in implementastion in the government's rural jobs and housing schemes have stymied their potential, a member of the National Human ... Read more...

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Fund for construction of rural toilets doubled


June 7th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) Concerned over poor sanitation in rural areas, the government Thursday doubled the amount given for construction of household lavatories from Rs.4,600 to nearly Rs.10,000.It ... Read more...

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Tripura announces pension, housing schemes for journalists


May 22nd, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 22 (IANS) The Tripura government Tuesday announced pension and housing schemes for the journalists of the state.Speaking to reporters after a cabinet meeting, Chief Minister Manik Sarkar told ... Read more...

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Housing scam: Ex-registrar to stand trial


May 7th, 2012 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) A special CBI court here has framed charges against ex-registrar of co-operative society (RCS) and alleged kingpin Narayan Diwakar alongwith five others for their involvement ... Read more...

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Ghaziabad authority approves Rs.200 crore for Delhi Metro extension


April 26th, 2012 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, April 25 (IANS) The Ghaziabad Development Authority (GDA) board Wednesday allocated Rs.200 crore to the Delhi Metro for extending its network, besides clearing 12 other proects.GDA Chairman Santosh Kumar ... Read more...

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Scams that rocked defence ministry since 2007 [To go with 'Bribe offer shocked me out of wits: Army chief (Lead)']


March 26th, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Army chief General V.K. Singh Monday dropped a bombshell by revealing that a retired lieutenant general had offered him a bribe of Rs.14 crore (Rs.140 ... Read more...

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Police to quiz ex-minister held in housing scam


March 11th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Jalgaon (Maharashtra), March 11 (IANS) Former Maharashtra housing minister Suresh Jain was Sunday remanded to police custody by a sessions court here after his arrest in connection with a ... Read more...

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Will make Delhi slum-free, says Dikshit


February 10th, 2012 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Friday said the city government will try to make the capital slum free at the earliest."The Delhi State Industrial and ... Read more...

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South African team envisages interest in low-cost housing scheme (With images)


January 24th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) A South African delegation Tuesday evinced interest in a low-cost housing scheme being executed by the Delhi government, saying it could be replicated in its ... Read more...

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NRIs unhappy with Chouhan’s absence from diaspora event


January 12th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 12 (IANS) Non-resident Indians of Madhya Pradesh origin who want to invest in the state Thursday said they were disappointed with the absence of Chief Minister ... Read more...

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Kerala cabinet clears sops for diaspora


November 16th, 2011 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 16 (IANS) The Kerala cabinet Wednesday unveiled sops for the diaspora by clearing a special housing scheme for them and also lowered the minimum amount for equity in ... Read more...

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Villagers block road over Bihar family’s suicide


August 23rd, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 23 (IANS) Angry villagers blocked a road during the visit of Bihar's Aurangabad district magistrate and superintendent of police Tuesday to protest corruption in a housing scheme that ... 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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Malayalam actors body raises monthly pension for veterans


June 26th, 2011 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, June 26 (IANS) The Association of Malayalam Movie Artists (AMMA) Sunday decided to hike the monthly pension of its veteran members to Rs.4,000, an association official said.Speaking to IANS ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu announces freebies, welfare schemes


June 3rd, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 3 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Governor S.S. Barnala Friday announced a slew of welfare measures, including free laptops, green housing scheme for poor and direct crediting of old age ... Read more...

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DDA picks lots for 16,000 flats in Delhi


April 19th, 2011 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) The Delhi Development Authority (DDA) Monday held the biggest draw of lots for its housing scheme to find out the lucky owners of 16,000 flats ... Read more...

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DDA housing scheme draw of lots today


April 18th, 2011 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 18 (ANI): The Delhi Development Authority (DDA) will hold a draw of lots to select successful applicants for a housing scheme on Monday.The housing scheme was launched on November ... Read more...

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PM to visit Kashmir to announce jobs package for youth


March 3rd, 2011 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 3 (ANI): The Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh, will visit Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday and is likely to announce a special employment package for the youth of ... Read more...

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Ban on colour television distribution in Tamil Nadu


March 2nd, 2011 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 2 (IANS) A day after the announcement of the date for the state assembly election, Tamil Nadu's chief electoral officer Wednesday ordered district collectors and heads of various ... Read more...

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Home ministry gets Rs.55,500 crore, 17 pc hike in budget (Lead)


February 28th, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) The central home ministry responsible for internal security of the country Monday received Rs.55,469 crore in the union budget, a hike of nearly 17 percent compared ... Read more...

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Terror probe agency gets Rs.55 crore in budget


February 28th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) India's National Investigation Agency (NIA) Monday got over Rs.55 crore in the current fiscal to meet its expenses.Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee in his budget speech Monday ... Read more...

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What happened to Bhopal’s housing scheme, ask NRIs


February 22nd, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Shahnawaz Akhtar Bhopal, Feb 22 (IANS) A two-decade-old housing scheme in Bhopal for non-resident Indians (NRIs) has got enmeshed in red tape, with the government even giving the allocated land to others, ... 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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Tamil Nadu assembly adjourned sine die


February 10th, 2011 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 10 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu assembly was adjourned sine die Thursday after Finance Minister K.Anbazhagan presented supplementary demand for grants for Rs.11,772 crore for the 2010-11 fiscal.Anbazhagan said ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu housing scheme challenged in court


February 9th, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 9 (IANS) The Madras High Court Wednesday issued notices to the central and Tamil Nadu governments, the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) and the accountant general of Tamil Nadu on ... Read more...

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Raja in jail for making mobile phone accessible: Karunanidhi


February 4th, 2011 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Chennai Feb 3 (IANS) DMK party president and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi Thursday strongly defended former communications minister A. Raja, saying that his only fault was to make mobile phones ... 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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Warrant issued against Subrata Roy, five others


January 24th, 2011 - 5:36 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 five other officials of the group on a complaint that they ... Read more...

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Zardari vows to be guarantor of Pakistan’s better future


December 26th, 2010 - 4:16 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Dec 26 (ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has vowed to be a guarantor of the better future of the country, saying the Pakistan People's Party (PPP) government will create ... Read more...

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Long lines of applicants as DDA’s 2010 housing scheme opens


November 25th, 2010 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) Long lines were Thursday seen at the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) office and various bank branches here as the sale of forms began for the civic ... Read more...

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Ex-legislator alleges housing scam in Madhya Pradesh


November 21st, 2010 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Nov 21 (IANS) Former Madhya Pradesh lawmaker and Congress leader Prakash Raghuwansi Sunday alleged a scam in a scheme for allotting flats to MPs and legislators in the Bharatiya Janata ... Read more...

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