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Delay in flat transfer hits Himachal real estate


September 2nd, 2012 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 2 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh has spiked plans of over 60 builders and developers to sell flats and cottages in the hill state.The developers include DLF, Janta Land Promoter ... Read more...

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Only recycled water for construction in Gurgaon: Official


September 1st, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Sep 1 (IANS) All construction activities in Gurgaon have been stalled till the builders start making homes and offices with recycled treated water from government sewage treatment plants, ... Read more...

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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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Haryana increases licence fee on property


June 1st, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 1 (IANS) The licence fee for properties in Haryana has been increased, Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda said here Friday.Talking to the media after a cabinet meeting, Hooda ... Read more...

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Shimla’s green belts in peril


April 28th, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 28 (IANS) Shimla's last few sprawling green belts are in peril. A political decision to allow construction in the green zones -- the only surviving lungs in the ... Read more...

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All new realty permissions in Goa on hold: Official


April 9th, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 9 (IANS) Permissions for all new realty developments in Goa from March 20 have been frozen and will be now renewed on a "case-to-case" basis by the state ... Read more...

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Minister in trouble again, could alter poll pitch (Goa newsletter)


February 3rd, 2012 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 3 (IANS) An income tax (IT) paper trail claiming controversial Goa Education Minister Atanasio Monserrate got Rs.26.5 crore in kickbacks from shady real estate deals could change the ... Read more...

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Shimla’s 98 percent buildings unsafe: Minister


September 19th, 2011 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 19 (IANS) Not even two percent of buildings in this Himachal Pradesh town are safe and can withstand earthquakes of high intensity, a minister said.The fact came to ... Read more...

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Draw for flats for poor in Gurgaon cancelled


July 30th, 2011 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 30 (IANS) The Haryana government's town and country planning department Saturday ordered the cancellation of the draw of lots for allotment of flats to economically weaker sections (EWS) ... Read more...

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Private university violates green norms in Himachal


March 11th, 2011 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 11 (IANS) A Punjab-based private professional university that is setting up its campus in Himachal Pradesh has violated environmental norms, Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal said Friday."Environmental ... Read more...

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Haryana invites suggestions for its 2025 plan


October 16th, 2010 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 16 (IANS) The town and country planning (TCP) department in Haryana has invited objections and suggestions for the Gurgaon-Manesar Urban Complex Draft Development Plan-2025, a state government spokesman said here ... Read more...

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Himachal to check construction of high-rise buildings


August 18th, 2010 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 18 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government plans to amend building by-laws to check the construction of high-rise buildings in Shimla, a minister said Wednesday. "We are planning to bring amendments to ... Read more...

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Haryana to regularise illegal industrial units


March 28th, 2010 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 28 (IANS) The Haryana government Sunday announced that it has formulated a policy to regularise existing industrial units within the controlled areas of the state. The policy has been adopted ... Read more...

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Gorkhaland supporters stage a rally in Siliguri


March 19th, 2010 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
Siliguri, Mar 19 (ANI): Activists and supporters of the Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJMM) staged a mass rally here on Thursday to hail the tripartite talks with the Central Government in New Delhi ... Read more...

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Anti-Gorkhaland body calls 24-hour shutdown in Silliguri


March 18th, 2010 - 3:35 pm ICT by ANI
Silliguri, Mar 18 (ANI): Activists of the Bangla-O-Bangla Bhasa Bachao committee, a regional forum, called for a 24-hour here, protesting the fifth round of tripartite talks to be held with central officials ... Read more...

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Gorkha representatives to hold tripartite talks with central government officials


March 18th, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 18 (ANI): A seven-member delegation of the Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM) will represent the Hill community at the fifth round of tripartite talks with the central officials here today. ... Read more...

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Haryana urban body goes online


January 2nd, 2010 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 2 (IANS) In a bid to streamline its working, the Haryana Urban Development Authority (HUDA) has digitalized nearly 250,000 files to enable web-based services to its customers, state Chief Minister ... Read more...

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Morales poised for re-election in Bolivia


December 6th, 2009 - 5:04 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires/La Paz, Dec 6 (DPA) Four years after taking office, Evo Morales, Bolivia's first president of indigenous descent, is poised for re-election with a first-round majority. A year ago, Bolivia seemed haunted ... Read more...

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Four IAS officers among 17 suspended in Noida land scam


August 10th, 2009 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 10 (IANS) Four officers of the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) and 13 other officials, allegedly involved in the Rs.4,721 crore (Rs.47.21 billion / $987 million) land allotment scam in Noida, ... Read more...

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Council orders man to take down British Army flag


September 17th, 2008 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 17 (ANI): A patriot flying the British Army flag outside his house was told by local council to take it down because they considered it advertising.Dave Dingvean today branded ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu objects to new coastal laws draft


July 19th, 2008 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 19 (IANS) The central government's attempt to replace the Coastal Regulation Zone laws, 1991 with a set of new laws has come up against a slew of objections from the ... Read more...

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Haryana reshuffles three dozen bureaucrats


July 11th, 2008 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 11 (IANS) In a major administrative reshuffle, the Haryana government has transferred 34 Indian Administrative Service (IAS) and 2 Haryana Civil Service (HCS) officials. Major changes were made in the ... Read more...

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Poor spellers with good phonetic skills more likely to be right-handed


May 30th, 2008 - 2:04 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 30 (ANI): Kids who have good phonetic skills the ability to recognize the individual sounds within words but arent so go when it comes to spelling those words, are ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh ombudsman books complaint against minister


March 4th, 2008 - 5:22 pm ICT by admin
Bhopal, March 4 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh Lokayukta (ombudsman) has registered a complaint against the state's Housing Minister Jayant Malaiya and three others for changing the Indore Master Plan, four days before ... Read more...

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