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Himachal freezes property transactions


August 29th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 29 (IANS) With the state government deciding to repeal the act that regulates property business in Himachal Pradesh, the realty sector is likely to come to a standstill ... Read more...

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Bill to relax land ceiling law in Himachal


August 27th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 27 (IANS) In the run up to the assembly elections in Himachal Pradesh, the state government Monday introduced a bill to amend the land ceiling law to ... Read more...

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Cuba approves new tax law


July 24th, 2012 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, July 24 (IANS) The Cuban parliament has approved a new tax law designed to cope with the country's growing private sector.The Tax System Act, which stipulates 25 categories of ... Read more...

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Reality sector resents black money accusations


May 29th, 2012 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 29 (IANS) A top realty developers' association Tuesday castigated the central government for targeting it as one of the prime investment destinations for those with black money.Reacting ... Read more...

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Elite Dalhousie school in trouble over land deal (Lead)


May 14th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Dalhousie/Shimla, May 14 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh's famous Dalhousie Public School (DPS) could be shut down with a one-man commission recommending that the entire premises may be acquired as there were ... Read more...

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Elite Himachal school in trouble over land deal


May 14th, 2012 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Dalhousie/Shimla, May 14 (IANS) The 40-year-old chapter of academic excellence being run by Dalhousie Public School (DPS) may be slammed shut, with a one-man commission of the Himachal Pradesh government ... Read more...

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10-year moratorium must on selling land: Himachal panel


April 30th, 2012 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 30 (IANS) To check frequent sale and purchase of a piece of commercial land in Himachal Pradesh, the government should impose a moratorium for 10 years, says a ... Read more...

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Foreign mafias creating socio-economic chaos in Goa: Naik


April 27th, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 27 (IANS) Foreign land mafias are usurping and exploiting scarce land resources in Goa and creating "social and economic chaos", Goa's only representative in the Rajya Sabha told ... Read more...

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Allow resale of commercial land only in rare cases: Himachal panel


April 25th, 2012 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 25 (IANS) Resale of commercial land in Himachal Pradesh, purchased after special permission, should be allowed in rarest of rare cases. And in case the land is not ... Read more...

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Chinese official gets death term for graft


April 24th, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 24 (IANS) A former official in Chinese metropolis Shanghai has been sentenced to death for taking bribes exceeding 15 million yuan (around $2.5 million).Chen Meng, former deputy chief ... Read more...

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‘Builders destroying Himachal’s ecology’


April 22nd, 2012 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 22 (IANS) Forests are vanishing, rock blasts are traumatising wild animals and debris is filling up riverbeds with builders having a field day in Himachal Pradesh, says a ... Read more...

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Buying dream cottage in Himachal may get tougher


April 11th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 11 (IANS) Buying an ultra-luxury cottage or a flat in the idyllic settings of Himachal Pradesh will get tougher and costlier if the state government accepts a commission's ... Read more...

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Himachal panel questions policy on Tibetans


April 5th, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 5 (IANS) More than half a century after Tibetans fleeing Tibet made Himachal Pradesh their second home, a one-man commission, appointed by the state to look into illegal ... Read more...

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Delhi official supports higher property tax near Metro


February 21st, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Delhi Chief Secretary P.K. Tripathi has favoured the central government's proposal to levy additional taxes on land transactions and buildings near the Metro corridors."If you ... Read more...

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Higher tax on properties near Metro lines suggested


February 14th, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) The people residing in close proximity to Metro lines may have to shell out more by way of property tax if the urban ... Read more...

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Protest continue against Kerala’s fifth airport project


December 13th, 2011 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Aranmula (Kerala), Dec 13 (IANS) As protests against the setting up of a private airport at Aranmula in Kerala's Pathanamthitta district go on, promoters of the greenfield project have dismissed ... 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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Land transactions go online in Karnataka to check delays


June 24th, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Tumkur (Karnataka), June 24 (IANS) Sale and purchase of land in Karnataka went online Friday with the computerisation of the transaction process in Tumkur district."By integrating Bhoomi software, which has ... 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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Panel on illegal mining seeks quick replies from Karnataka


March 28th, 2011 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 28 (IANS) A Supreme Court-appointed central empowered committee (CEC) Monday asked the Karnataka government to expedite its response to the questions that had been raised on illegal mining ... Read more...

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Karnataka has the most transparent corrupt government, alleges Moily


January 29th, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Jan 29(ANI): Union Law and Justice Minister Veerappa Moily on Saturday said that the present Karnataka government headed by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is the "most transparent corrupt government" ... Read more...

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Land Scam: Karnataka High Court issues notice to Yeddyurappa


December 7th, 2010 - 8:45 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Dec 7 (ANI): The Karnataka High Court on Tuesday issued a notice to Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa in connection with a land de-notification in Bangalore.The directions of the court came following ... Read more...

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Karnataka panel to cover land deals not under ombudsman’s probe


December 6th, 2010 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 6 (IANS) The Karnataka government Monday said that illegal land deals being probed by Lok Ayukta (ombudsman) will not form part of the enquiry by a judicial panel set up ... Read more...

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Karnataka Governor slams Yeddyurappa over land scam


December 5th, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Dec.5 (ANI): Karnataka Governor H. R. Bhardwaj today slammed Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa for initiating the government probe into the land scam row.Interacting with mediapersons here, Bhardwaj said: "only the ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa explains stand on land scam to BJP leaders


November 20th, 2010 - 3:25 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.20 (ANI): The senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders concluded the consultations over the alleged involvement of Karnataka Chief Minister, B. S. Yeddyurappa, in a land scam, on Saturday.Yeddyurappa ... Read more...

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Tibetan government-in-exile gets court notice on land deals


November 16th, 2010 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Nov 16 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh High Court Tuesday issued notice to the Tibetan government-in-exile based in Dharamsala, the Government of India and the state government regarding permission granted to Tibetan ... Read more...

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Main accused in Bengal’s Vedic Village violence arrested


September 8th, 2009 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 8 (IANS) The prime accused in last month's violent clash over a football match that saw one person being killed and the miscreants hiding in the Vedic Village resort near ... Read more...

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Ramalinga Raju’s brother gets anticipatory bail


March 5th, 2009 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 5 (IANS) A city court Thursday granted anticipatory bail to B. Suryanarayana Raju, brother of Satyam Computer's disgraced founder B. Ramalinga Raju, in the Rs.78-billion (Rs.7,800 crore) financial fraud in ... Read more...

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Property dealer, son fire at raiding taxmen, arrested


December 16th, 2008 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, Dec 16 (IANS) A wealthy property dealer and his son from this Punjab city are cooling their heels in police custody after they fired at a team of income tax officials ... Read more...

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Single-day land transactions in Dubai touch record $140 mn


July 30th, 2008 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 30 (IANS) Land transactions in Dubai in a single day have touched a record 515.61 million dirhams ($140.3 million), with sales totalling 224.77 million dirhams ($61.2 million). The total value ... Read more...

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Home Secretary reviews land transactions in Rajasthans border areas


July 23rd, 2008 - 8:59 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 23 (ANI): Union Home Secretary Madhukar Gupta today reviewed the progress of the enquiry and action being taken in regard to the large scale purchase of land along ... Read more...

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Facebook-like networking existed even 700 years ago, claim French scientists


May 20th, 2008 - 5:14 pm ICT by admin
London, May 20 (ANI): Whenever someone talks about Facebook, Bebo and MySpace, it always flashes in our mind that such Internet sites are the creations of the modern world. However, a ... Read more...

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Rajasthan Government aware of land deals in border areas: Jaiswal


March 19th, 2008 - 10:55 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Mar 19 (ANI): T he Rajasthan Government has informed the Centre that it is aware of the large-scale land transactions taking place in the border areas of the State. ... Read more...

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