real estate

Has Depp bought villa in Hollywood for Paradis?


September 12th, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 12 (IANS) Actor Johnny Depp has reportedly bought ex-girlfriend Vanessa Paradis a $4.4 million mansion on Mulholland Drive in Southern California.The couple, who have two children ... Read more...

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Ben Stiller to sell New York home


August 18th, 2012 - 10:05 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 18 (IANS) Actor Ben Stiller and his wife Christine Taylor have put their five-bedroom New York City home on the market for $9.6 million.The couple who bought the ... Read more...

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China builds replicas of British towns


August 9th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) Real estat streets and even red telephone boxes and artificial rivers in an attempt to recreate the British way of life.e developers in China are now ... Read more...

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China tax collection down


July 25th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 25 (IANS) Government tax collections in China have decreased in the first half of 2012, the finance ministry said.Collection of taxes related to personal income and real estate ... Read more...

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60,000 Chinese hold assets worth 100 mn yuan


July 20th, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 20 (IANS) Around 63,500 people in China - with an average age of 41 - have individual assets worth more than 100 million yuan (around $16 million), a ... Read more...

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Manmohan always under pressure, can’t even smile, says Ramdev


June 11th, 2012 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 11 (IANS) Terming the government's white paper on black money as a "lie paper", yoga guru Baba Ramdev Monday said Prime Minister Manmohan Singh of working under ... Read more...

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Jackson’s rented house has a buyer


June 1st, 2012 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 1 (IANS) Michael Jackson's rented house has attracted a buyer who has offered $17 million for the house. The house is worth $23.9 million as per ... 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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China’s non-manufacturing sector rebounds (Lead)


April 3rd, 2012 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 3 (IANS) Business activities in China's non-manufacturing sector steadily recovered in March on rising market demands, the China Federation of Logistics and Purchasing (CFLP) said Tuesday.The non-manufacturing sector's ... Read more...

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Sensex gains 100 points; DLF, NTPC rise


April 2nd, 2012 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 2 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities markets was trading with a gain of nearly 100 points in the afternoon session Monday on the back of ... Read more...

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Rich get richer in China


March 28th, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 28 (IANS) The number of Chinese billionaires and millionaires is reaching a new peak, and their mode of consumption is also evolving, China Daily reported Wednesday.The Chinese Luxury ... Read more...

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16 Italian judges held in anti-mafia operation


March 20th, 2012 - 6:07 am ICT by IANS
Naples, March 20 (IANS/AKI) Sixteen judges have been arrested by police in Italy's Naples city, and assets worth one billion euros (around $1.3 billion) seized in an anti-mafia operation.The judges ... Read more...

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Indian economy to grow by 6.9 percent this fiscal


February 7th, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) The Indian economy is expected to grow by 6.9 percent in the current fiscal, the slowest in three years, the government said in a statement ... Read more...

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Man held for failing to repay loan to 1,000 lenders


February 6th, 2012 - 7:01 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 6 (IANS) The head of a Chinese firm that owns 36 schools and companies across the country has been detained after he failed to repay 2.2 billion yuan ... Read more...

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Recession makes NRIs want to move back to India


January 7th, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 7 (IANS) With recession affecting the world economy, people of Indian origin settled abroad are now evincing interest in returning to India where they feel the growth ... Read more...

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China’s rich building wealth in property


December 24th, 2011 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 24 (IANS) Fourteen percent of rich Chinese families whose investments in assets top six million yuan (about $946,700) depend on the real estate industry as their major source ... Read more...

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Vin Diesel confirms more ‘The Fast and the Furious’ sequels


December 22nd, 2011 - 4:18 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 22 (IANS) "The Fast and the Furious" fans can look forward to the sixth as well as seventh installments of the popular film franchise, says actor-producer Vin Diesel."With ... Read more...

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Goa Bachao group accuses Ramdev of being unethical


December 12th, 2011 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 12 (IANS) A leading civil society group in Goa has taken affront to the name of a new anti-corruption movement started by Baba Ramdev here, accusing the yoga ... Read more...

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Ramdev holds Kamat responsible for Goa’s mining scam


December 10th, 2011 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 10 (IANS) Baba Ramdev Saturday accused Goa Chief Minister Digambar Kamat of being responsible for the mega mining scam in the state.Speaking to reporters here, Ramdev also said ... Read more...

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Gunshots reported near White House


November 12th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 12 (IANS) Shots were reportedly fired between the White House and the Washington Monument, about a kilometre away, but officials did't think there is a link to the ... Read more...

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Chinese brothers, father get death sentence for fraud


November 7th, 2011 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Hangzhou (China), Nov 7 (IANS) Two brothers and their father were sentenced to death on Monday for cheating 15,000 investors out of over $1.1 billion in east China's Zhejiang province.Ji ... Read more...

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Noida circle rates may be hiked


November 1st, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Gautam Budh Nagar (Uttar Pradesh), Nov 1 (IANS) The district administration is likely to hike property circle rates, or the minimum prices for sale or purchase of real estate, in ... Read more...

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Tunisian ex-president’s daughter awarded jail term


October 2nd, 2011 - 5:47 am ICT by IANS
Tunis, Oct 2 (IANS) The daughter of Tunisia's ousted president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali has been sentenced in absentia to two years in prison and fined by a court ... Read more...

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My dog is the only man in my life: Seyfried


September 16th, 2011 - 5:24 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 16 (IANS) Actress Amanda Seyfried says her dog is the "only man" in her life and she doesn't have time for romance.The 25-year-old was recently linked to ... Read more...

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China’s non-manufacturing sector growth slows in August


September 3rd, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 3 (IANS) The growth of China's non-manufacturing sector slowed in August, as indicated by the decline of the Purchasing Managers Index (PMI), the China Federation of Logistics and ... Read more...

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Tunisian ex-president’s trial postponed


July 22nd, 2011 - 7:37 am ICT by IANS
Tunis, July 22 (IANS) The trial of Tunisia's ousted president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali has been postponed following a request from his lawyers, a media report said.Ben Ali, along ... Read more...

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Bengal to restructure agency promoting software industry


June 30th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 30 (IANS) West Bengal Industry Minister Partha Chatterjee Thursday said Webel, a state government agency promoting software and electronics industry, will be restructured."There will be a restructuring ... Read more...

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I’d love to open my hotel: Paris


June 24th, 2011 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 24 (IANS) Socialite Paris Hilton, the great-granddaughter of hotelier Conrad Hilton, wants to launch her own range of hotels and beach clubs.It was at age 25 that ... Read more...

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MTNL, BSNL in talks to synergise services


May 18th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) State-run Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd (MTNL) Wednesday said it was in talks with Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd to offer customers a pan-India service, adding that ... Read more...

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Brad Pitt’s ‘The Tree Of Life’ booed at Cannes


May 18th, 2011 - 6:05 am ICT by IANS
London, May 18 (IANS) Actor Brad Pitt's new film "The Tree Of Life" with veteran star Sean Penn failed to impress the critics at the ongoing Cannes Film Festival.Director ... Read more...

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Tax board targets Rs.530,000 crore collection in 2011-12


May 17th, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 17 (IANS) Enthused by a good tax collection in 2010-11 fiscal, India's Central Board of Direct Taxes has fixed its collection target for 2011-12 at Rs.530,000 crore, its ... Read more...

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India-Thailand bilateral trade expected to go up to $10 bn by 2012


May 12th, 2011 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 12 (IANS) Bilateral trade between India and Thailand is expected to go up to $10 billion by 2012, a Thai envoy here said Thursday."Currently bilateral trade between India ... Read more...

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With Rs.35 mn in assets, forest official in dock


May 11th, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 11 (IANS) A Chhattisgarh forest official illegally amassed assets worth at least Rs.35 million, officials of the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) here said Wednesday after carrying out raids at ... Read more...

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GOP dismisses Trump’s ‘pro-life’ claim as publicity ploy


April 10th, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr.10 (ANI): Donald Trump claims he is 'pro- life' and opposes abortion after supporting it for years, but New York Republicans who know the real estate giant are dismissing this as ... Read more...

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Cary Grant’s former Palm Springs retreat being sold for $2.9m


March 18th, 2011 - 4:05 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 18 (ANI): Late actor Cary Grant's former Palm Springs retreat has been put on the market for 2.9 million dollars.According to online real estate database Zillow, the 1.54-acre estate ... Read more...

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