172@29@17@136!~!172@29@0@53!~!|news|tags|current-news.html!~!|controller|tag.php
you are here: HomeNewsCurrent news
current news
Jump to
375 Results Found
  • World Press Freedom Index: India falls to 138 spot, third worst among SAARC nations Apr 26, 2018 03:28 PM IST

    World Press Freedom Index: India falls to 138 spot, third worst among SAARC nations

    SAARC nations: Afghanistan (118), Bhutan (94), Nepal (106), the Maldives (120), and Sri Lanka (131), all performed better than India; with Pakistan (139) and Bangladesh (146) performing worse.

  • TN government to sanction 3 lakh houses in 2017-18: Housing minister Naidu May 15, 2017 05:00 PM IST

    TN government to sanction 3 lakh houses in 2017-18: Housing minister Naidu

    Tamil Nadu would sanction three lakh houses in 2017-18, under the central government’s ‘Housing for All’ scheme, union minister M Venkaiah Naidu has said. “The Tamil Nadu government has assured me that it will &#82

  • Union minister Rathore and Parsvnath Developers, settle flat dispute May 15, 2017 03:00 PM IST

    Union minister Rathore and Parsvnath Developers, settle flat dispute

    Real estate firm Parsvnath Developers has informed the Supreme Court that it has arrived at a settlement with union minister Rajyavardan Singh Rathore, over the possession of his flat in the plush Exotica project, &#82

  • Mumbai coastal road project gets final green nod, says CM May 12, 2017 03:00 PM IST

    Mumbai coastal road project gets final green nod, says CM

    Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis, on May 11, 2017, said that the proposed Mumbai coastal road project has received its final approval from the centre. “This coastal road will ease the congestion on the &#82

  • Measures underway to promote use of artificial sand: TN May 12, 2017 03:00 PM IST

    Measures underway to promote use of artificial sand: TN

    The Tamil Nadu government, on May 11, 2017, said that measures were underway, to promote the use of artificial sand as an alternative to river sand, to be used in the construction sector. “Steps &#82

  • Maharashtra to complete digitisation of 7/12 receipts by end of July 2017 May 11, 2017 05:00 PM IST

    Maharashtra to complete digitisation of 7/12 receipts by end of July 2017

    The digitisation of the 7/12 receipts of 2.46 crore land title documents in Maharashtra, is expected to be over by the end of July 2017, instead of in May, as was envisaged earlier, a &#82

  • Israel to help Thane in ‘smart city’ project May 11, 2017 04:00 PM IST

    Israel to help Thane in ‘smart city’ project

    Tel Aviv Municipality and the Thane Municipal Corporation have joined hands, as part of India’s ‘Smart City’ initiative, Isareli ambassador Daniel Carmon announced, after inaugurating his country’s pavilion at the 3rd Smart Cities India &#82

  • DLF Cybercity to invest Rs 500 crores for Phase III expansion, in Chennai May 11, 2017 04:00 PM IST

    DLF Cybercity to invest Rs 500 crores for Phase III expansion, in Chennai

    DLF Cybercity, which commenced operations in 2007, on May 10, 2017, announced the expansion of Phase III of its SEZ in Chennai, covering 1.6 million sq ft, a company statement said. Reaffirming the company’s &#82

  • Real estate, construction top employment generators in April 2017 May 11, 2017 04:00 PM IST

    Real estate, construction top employment generators in April 2017

    While the overall talent demand was up by three per cent during April 2017, the real estate sector posted a seven per cent increase in talent demand and the construction sector saw a six &#82

  • 4 InvIT IPOs to reduce holding groups‘ debt by Rs 13,000 crores May 10, 2017 05:00 PM IST

    4 InvIT IPOs to reduce holding groups‘ debt by Rs 13,000 crores

    The first four infrastructure investment trusts (InvITs), which are likely to hit the primary markets this financial year, can reduce the overall debt of the sponsor groups by close to Rs 13,000 crores, says &#82

  • Maharashtra accounts for 25% of investments in real estate and construction sectors May 10, 2017 03:00 PM IST

    Maharashtra accounts for 25% of investments in real estate and construction sectors

    Maharashtra accounts for nearly 25 per cent of the total investments attracted by the real estate and construction industry in India, showed a recent study by industry body ASSOCHAM (The Associated Chambers of Commerce &#82

  • Have complied with order, deposited interest: Unitech to SC May 09, 2017 02:00 PM IST

    Have complied with order, deposited interest: Unitech to SC

    The lawyer representing Unitech, on May 8, 2017, told a Supreme Court bench comprising justices Dipak Misra and AM Khanwilkar that the firm has complied with the direction given by the apex court, to &#82

  • Haryana to unveil scheme to tackle unauthorised colonies May 09, 2017 02:00 PM IST

    Haryana to unveil scheme to tackle unauthorised colonies

    Haryana Urban Local Bodies Minister, Kavita Jain, on May 8, 2017, said that the government will soon unveil a plan to permanently solve the problem of unauthorised colonies in the state. A scheme has &#82

  • SBI cuts affordable home loan rates to 8.35%, lowest in market May 08, 2017 07:00 PM IST

    SBI cuts affordable home loan rates to 8.35%, lowest in market

    State Bank of India, on May 8, 2017, announced a steep reduction in its affordable home loan rates by up to 25 basis points, with the lowest rate of 8.35 per cent for new &#82

  • Stalled work of Eastern Peripheral Expressway resumed: UP to SC May 08, 2017 06:00 PM IST

    Stalled work of Eastern Peripheral Expressway resumed: UP to SC

    A Supreme Court bench of justices Madan B Lokur and Deepak Gupta, was apprised by Ghaziabad’s senior superintendent of police (SSP) that the construction work on the Eastern Peripheral Expressway in Ghaziabad has resumed. &#82

  • Maharashtra removes over 2,000 illegal huts on mangrove land May 08, 2017 06:00 PM IST

    Maharashtra removes over 2,000 illegal huts on mangrove land

    The task, to remove encroachments on nearly four acres of mangrove land in Mumbai, has been carried out over the last two months in suburban Chembur and its neighbouring areas, where people had built &#82

  • Court refuses to quash proceedings against Supertech top brass May 08, 2017 05:00 PM IST

    Court refuses to quash proceedings against Supertech top brass

    Additional sessions court judge, RK Tripathi dismissed the revision petition filed by the managing director RK Arora, director GL Khera and manager Guneet Singh of Supertech Ltd, against criminal proceedings, saying that they cannot &#82

  • HC vacates stay on cutting of trees for Mumbai Metro III May 08, 2017 05:00 PM IST

    HC vacates stay on cutting of trees for Mumbai Metro III

    A Bombay High Court bench of chief justice Manjula Chellur and justice GS Kulkarni, on May 5, 2017, vacated its February 9 order, on an undertaking by the Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation Ltd (MMRCL) &#82

  • Bombay HC stays new constructions along Thane‘s Ghodbunder Road May 08, 2017 05:00 PM IST

    Bombay HC stays new constructions along Thane‘s Ghodbunder Road

    A division bench of the Bombay High Court, comprising chief justice Manjula Chellur and justice Girish Kulkarni, on May 5, 2017, restrained the Thane Municipal Corporation (TMC) from granting commencement certificates for any new &#82

  • TN government submits scheme for regularisation of unapproved layouts May 08, 2017 05:00 PM IST

    TN government submits scheme for regularisation of unapproved layouts

    The Tamil Nadu government, on May 5, 2017, submitted its plot regularisation scheme and land use conversion rules, to a bench of chief justice Indira Banerjee and justice M Sundar of the Madras High &#82

  • GIS mapping of all properties in Maharashtra soon May 05, 2017 03:00 PM IST

    GIS mapping of all properties in Maharashtra soon

    Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis, on May 4, 2017, said that the government was working on Geographic Information System (GIS) mapping of all the properties in the state. “We are working on GIS mapping &#82

  • DDA‘s 12,000-unit housing scheme awaits LG‘s nod May 05, 2017 03:00 PM IST

    DDA‘s 12,000-unit housing scheme awaits LG‘s nod

    The Delhi Development Authority (DDA) has completed all the formalities for the launch of its housing scheme comprising 12,000 flats and the proposal has been sent to the Lieutenant Governor (LG) for his approval, &#82

  • Affordable housing is finally a safer bet for lenders May 04, 2017 03:00 PM IST

    Affordable housing is finally a safer bet for lenders

    A study by credit information company CIBIL, has revealed that loans meant for affordable housing (home loans of under Rs 10 lakhs ticket size), have shown a robust 23 per cent CAGR over the &#82

  • It is the government’s job to monitor unauthorised construction in Delhi: HC May 04, 2017 03:00 PM IST

    It is the government’s job to monitor unauthorised construction in Delhi: HC

    The Delhi High Court, on May 3, 2017, said that it is the job of the union urban development minister to monitor the situation arising out of unauthorised constructions in the national capital and &#82

  • HC refuses to unseal more than 1,000 flats in Supertech‘s Greater Noida project May 04, 2017 03:00 PM IST

    HC refuses to unseal more than 1,000 flats in Supertech‘s Greater Noida project

    The Allahabad High Court, on May 3, 2017, declined a plea to unseal 1,060 flats in Supertech‘s Czar Suites, in Greater Noida. The flats, which were allegedly illegally constructed, were sealed following the order &#82

Sections