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Plan to enforce building curbs near Gurgaon defence depot


September 8th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Sep 8 (IANS) Gurgaon officials Saturday reviewed the process of keeping a check on construction activities in unauthorised colonies that have mushroomed within the restricted zone of 900 metre ... Read more...

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Noise pollution upsets Moss


June 28th, 2012 - 6:49 am ICT by IANS
London, June 28 (IANS) Model Kate Moss is distressed due to the noise created by construction workers near her mansion."The noise is constant. She just can't block it out," tmz.com ... Read more...

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China to boost energy-efficient buildings


May 6th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 6 (IANS) China has decided to promote construction of energy-efficient buildings in the country and will ensure that such buildings account for 30 percent of the new construction ... Read more...

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Youth Olympics should not be an expensive affair: IOC president


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Innsbruck (Austria), Jan 23 (IANS) International Olympic Committee president Jacques Rogge has said the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) should not be made a costly affair.Compared with the traditional Olympic Games, ... Read more...

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Rear Admiral A.K. Verma new Garden Reach CMD


November 2nd, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 2 (IANS) Rear Admiral A.K. Verma, who has just retired from the Indian Navy, Wednesday took over as the new chairman and managing director of the Garden Reach ... Read more...

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Italians protest high-speed rail link to France


July 4th, 2011 - 9:46 am ICT by IANS
Rome, July 4 (IANS) Hundreds of demonstrators Sunday clashed with police in Italy protesting the construction of a high-speed rail link to France, Xinhua reported.About 50 police officers were injured ... Read more...

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Delhi moots court fee refund if litigants settle cases


June 22nd, 2010 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) The Delhi government has proposed the refund of court fees if litigants settle cases on their own or with the court's intervention, a move that is aimed ... Read more...

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Over 130 acres of illegally sold government land recovered


June 13th, 2010 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) The Delhi government Saturday said it has retrieved about 136.5 acres of government agricultural land illegally sold by the land mafia in the last two months. "The revenue ... Read more...

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Construction allowed inside Victoria Memorial


March 9th, 2010 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday permitted construction of an administrative block inside the premises of the Victoria Memorial, the British era monument, in Kolkata. A bench of Chief Justice ... Read more...

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U.S.-built training facility opens in Baghdad


February 5th, 2010 - 1:01 am ICT by BNO News
BAGHDAD (BNO NEWS) – A new Training Tactical Operations Center was unveiled on February 2. It was built by U.S. Army Corps of engineers. The new training facility also opened its door ... Read more...

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Norah Jones alters construction plans after legal threats from neighbours


January 11th, 2010 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 11 (ANI): Norah Jones had to compromise on her plans to add half a score windows to her Brooklyn home after her New York City neighbours threatened to drag her ... Read more...

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Mixed signs about US economy recovery


December 24th, 2009 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 24 (IANS) Americans have been spending more for the last two months as their personal income rose the most in six months, but a surprise drop in new home sales ... Read more...

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Concrete may absorb more CO2 than previously believed


May 19th, 2009 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 19 (ANI): A new study has determined that concrete may absorb more carbon dioxide (CO2) than earlier estimates suggested.Many scientists currently think at least 5 percent of humanity's carbon footprint ... Read more...

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US housing rebounds in battered market (Repeating for all needing)


March 18th, 2009 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, March 18 (IANS) In a welcome sign, new home construction has unexpectedly rebounded in the US with a 22 percent jump in February after falling for eight straight months.Housing ... 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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Flood victims continue to languish along roadside in Bihar


September 12th, 2008 - 4:16 pm ICT by ANI
Saharsa (Bihar), Sept 12 (ANI) Unaware of the numerous relief camps run by the State Government, scores of flood victims still continue to languish on roadside in Bihar. Languishing under the sun ... Read more...

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Beijing to put activist on trial on eve of Olympics


July 29th, 2008 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Beijing, July 29 (DPA) China's housing rights activist Ni Yulan is scheduled to go on trial Aug 4, in a move by authorities to silence critics ahead of its hosting of the ... Read more...

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San Francisco may soon boast of the greenest buildings


March 31st, 2008 - 7:07 pm ICT by admin
London, March 31 (ANI): The city of San Francisco may soon boast of the greenest buildings in the US, with the local government planning the toughest environmental construction standards in the ... Read more...

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