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Affordable housing hit badly in real estate slump (Comment)


July 15th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Amid economic slowdown, the drastic fall in home absorption rates this year is a matter of serious concern. The high property and home loan rates have taken the toll of sales, ... Read more...

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CBI raids homes of Yeddyurappa and family


May 16th, 2012 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 16 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) raided residences of former Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa and his kin here and in Shimoga early Wednesday for ... Read more...

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Apex court tells CBI to probe graft charges against Yeddyurappa (Third Lead)


May 11th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Bangalore, May 11 (IANS) In a severe setback to former Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa's comeback bid, the Supreme Court Friday ordered the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) ... Read more...

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Apex court tells CBI to probe graft charges against Yeddyurappa (Second Lead)


May 11th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Bangalore, May 11 (IANS) In a severe setback to former Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa's comeback bid, the Supreme Court Friday ordered the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) ... Read more...

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CBI probe recommended against Yeddyurappa kin (Lead)


April 20th, 2012 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) A Supreme Court-appointed panel Friday recommended to the apex court that payments made by mining companies to establishments linked to close relatives of former Karnataka ... Read more...

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Home prices down in China


April 18th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 18 (IANS) New home prices in most Chinese cities have declined in March, the country's National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said Wednesday.In March, 46 of the statistical pool ... Read more...

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Evidence of mining kickbacks to Yeddyurappa: NGO


February 21st, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 21 (IANS) Documentary evidence on tainted former Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa and his kin receiving kickbacks from mining firms for granting leases was revealed by an ... Read more...

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China official sacked, arrested for taking bribe


September 30th, 2011 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 30 (IANS) A senior official in the Shanghai city administration has been arrested and sacked from his position for allegedly taking bribes, a media report said Friday.Chen Meng, ... Read more...

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Code of conduct for Punjab real estate agents


September 3rd, 2011 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 3 (IANS) Real estate agents in Punjab will now be governed by a code of conduct, a property developers' confederation said Saturday."Realty sector in Punjab state is all ... Read more...

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Two Chinese officials executed for bribery


July 19th, 2011 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 19 (IANS) Two former vice mayors of China's Hangzhou and Suzhou cities were executed Tuesday for bribery, the China Daily reported.It said the Supreme People's Court approved the ... Read more...

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Chinese keen to invest in quake-hit Japan property market


March 18th, 2011 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 18 (IANS) Investors in China's Shanghai city are still interested in the property market of Japan that was hit by a giant tsunami following a massive earthquake, a ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa in Delhi to seek party’s advice


January 23rd, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 23 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa Sunday rushed to New Delhi to seek advice from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leadership on facing the prosecution case filed against ... Read more...

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Prince Charles has a personal staff of 124!


October 17th, 2010 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 17 (ANI): Prince Charles has as many as 124 staff members to his service, it has been revealed.This figure more suited to a Tudor monarch than a modern-day, pared-down Prince.His ... Read more...

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Chinese developers with idle land not to get more


September 27th, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 27 (IANS) Property developers in China who have land that has not been developed for more than a year will be barred from buying additional land, a media report said ... Read more...

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World’s costliest flat sold for 200 mn pounds


September 13th, 2010 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 13 (IANS) The world's most expensive flat has been sold for 200 million pounds in Monaco, despite mysterious murder of its previous owner in the main reception room. The two-floor penthouse ... Read more...

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Two abducted by property developers in Kolkata


September 4th, 2010 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 4 (IANS) Two people were allegedly abducted by real estate developers here in two separate incidents, police said Saturday. According to the police, a goon-turned real estate promoter abducted another promoter ... Read more...

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South African builders to get incentive for saving power


April 22nd, 2010 - 10:57 am ICT by IANS
Cape Town, April 22 (IANS) In an effort to cut electricity consumption in the country that is getting ready to host World Cup Soccer, the South African government will give incentive to ... Read more...

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British Govt. tables law to protect Prince Charles from public scrutiny


March 21st, 2010 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar. 21 (ANI): In order to protect Prince Charles from public scrutiny, the British Government is trying to amend a law that would lead to a blanket ban on anyone ... Read more...

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David Villa ready to quit Valencia for Chelsea


February 21st, 2010 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 21 (ANI): Spanish striker David Villa is ready to quit financially hit Valencia for Chelsea this summer.Chelsea's interest in Villa has increased in recent weeks with their failure ... Read more...

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Inquiry being conducted into Iris Robinson’s loan scandal


January 22nd, 2010 - 8:12 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Dublin, Jan 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A former Northern Ireland MP Iris Robinson, got a 50,000 pounds loan for her teenage lover, so that he could fulfill his dream of opening a ... Read more...

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MP Iris Robinson To Face Financial Inquiry


January 22nd, 2010 - 7:55 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Belfast, Jan 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The former member of Parliament, Iris Robinson, will have her finances looked into, as per the reports given out by the police department of Belfast. ... Read more...

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China suppresses ’subversive’ Avatar


January 19th, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 19 (ANI): James Cameron's 'Avatar' may soon be stopped from screening in China, as the authorities apparently feel the movie is subversive.Seemingly, the state-run China Film Group has demanded cinemas ... Read more...

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Ireland MP’s sex scandal with toyboy causes political upheaval


January 9th, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 9 (ANI): Northern Ireland Unionist politician Iris Robinson's love affair with a teenager is said to have threatened to wreck Ulster's fragile power-sharing deal.First Minister Peter Robinson, 61, who has ... Read more...

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UK political couple in trouble over ‘gift’ to teenage lover


January 8th, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, Jan 8 (IANS) The head of the Northern Irish government in Britain was set to face intense questions Friday after claims that his 59-year-old wife - a ... Read more...

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China’s super-rich only second to US


October 13th, 2009 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 13 (IANS) China's super-rich have bounced back from the financial crisis, and the country now has more known dollar billionaires than any other nation except the US, a study released ... Read more...

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Old PO building auctioned for $40m


August 28th, 2009 - 7:18 pm ICT by IBNS
By Tanya GhoshAug 28 (IBNS) After several false starts by the US Postal Service made for selling the property to cut cost, it was finally fruitful.The city's old post office, a 14-storey, ... Read more...

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Chinese shares keep sliding, close with big losses


December 26th, 2008 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 26 (Xinhua) Chinese equities failed to reverse the slack run of the past four trading days and ended Friday 0.05 percent lower, creating a record weekly loss of 8.27 percent ... Read more...

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Dubai realtors woo buyers with tempting finance schemes


November 19th, 2008 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Nov 19 (IANS) With banks curbing loans in the face of the global financial crisis and real estate agents finding it difficult to get customers, property developers in this West Asian ... Read more...

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CBI supports plea for cancellation of Ansals’ bail


September 8th, 2008 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Monday supported the June 1997 Uphaar cinema fire victims' plea before the Supreme Court to cancel the bail of the Ansal ... Read more...

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Apex court told of Ansals’ arrest and release on bail


August 29th, 2008 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Friday informed the Supreme Court that it had arrested property developers Ansal brothers and released them on personal bonds to execute ... Read more...

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Naomi Campbell smitten by Russian millionaire?


July 5th, 2008 - 7:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 5 (ANI): Supermodel Naomi Campbell is apparently dating a multi-millionaire from Russia.The catwalk queen is said to be smitten by property mogul Vladimir Doronin, also dubbed as the Donald ... Read more...

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‘Global demand for lighting to exceed $94 bn by 2010′


May 23rd, 2008 - 11:23 am ICT by admin
Dubai, May 23 (IANS) The global demand for lighting fixtures will exceed $94 billion by 2010, according to a forecast by the organisers of the Light Middle East exhibition here, WAM news ... Read more...

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Dubai-style island resorts planned on the Thames


May 12th, 2008 - 6:07 pm ICT by admin
London, May 12 (IANS) Gulf property developers are planning to build luxury island resorts in England - complete with yacht marinas, theatres, an opera house and housing - along the lines of ... Read more...

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Gulf could face shortage of real estate professionals


April 24th, 2008 - 1:41 pm ICT by admin
Dubai, April 24 (IANS) The real estate industry in the Gulf region could face shortage of qualified professionals as it witnesses an unparalleled boom, according to a study. The study by University ... Read more...

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British relators seeking Indian investments


April 23rd, 2008 - 8:51 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) British property developers are now looking to promote and sell Britain as a viable and stable real estate market to the Indian investors. "The success story of ... Read more...

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