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  • Gurugram tower collapse: Chintels Paradiso owners to settle if builder offers fair value Nov 08, 2022 12:22 PM IST

    Gurugram tower collapse: Chintels Paradiso owners to settle if builder offers fair value

    Following the collapse of tower D, the structural audit of two more towers in the complex is underway. The report is expected later this month.

  • Tower in Gurgaon's Chintels Paradiso that killed two in February to be demolished: Officials Nov 05, 2022 09:35 PM IST

    Tower in Gurgaon's Chintels Paradiso that killed two in February to be demolished: Officials

    The deputy commissioner is expected to fix the date of demolition on Monday.

  • Noida Twin Towers Demolition: Only around 1 percent of the construction debris has reached C&D waste recycling plant Sep 30, 2022 07:10 PM IST

    Noida Twin Towers Demolition: Only around 1 percent of the construction debris has reached C&D waste recycling plant

    Environmentalists say at the current pace, the promise of recycling 30,000 tonnes before the end of November is unlikely to be met, and may take up to one year. They also plan to move the National Green Tribunal if authorities fail to meet the target. 

  • Noida C&D plant functioning in order to process twin towers debris: UP CM informed Sep 12, 2022 10:35 PM IST

    Noida C&D plant functioning in order to process twin towers debris: UP CM informed

    The Supertech twin towers demolition has left behind an estimated 80,000 tonnes of debris which is being recycled. Around 50,000 tonnes of debris will be used for filing the pit of the Supertech towers, while the remaining 30,000 tonnes is being transported to Noida's construction and demolition waste management plant in Sector 80 where it will be processed scientifically.

  • Goa restaurant Curlies, linked to BJP leader Sonali Phogat's death, to be razed Sep 08, 2022 10:27 PM IST

    Goa restaurant Curlies, linked to BJP leader Sonali Phogat's death, to be razed

    'Curlies', the controversial restaurant located on North Goa's famous Anjuna beach, was in the news recently after Haryana Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sonali Phogat was found partying at the outlet hours before her death.

  • Mumbai: Demolition of British-era Carnac bridge begins; work likely to take 3 months, says Central Railway Sep 03, 2022 05:09 PM IST

    Mumbai: Demolition of British-era Carnac bridge begins; work likely to take 3 months, says Central Railway

    The bridge was built in 1866-67 and was declared unsafe by an expert team of the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IITB) in 2018

  • Noida demolition: 500 workers, 100 tankers, 22 anti-smog guns for clean up, rains too help Aug 29, 2022 09:59 PM IST

    Noida demolition: 500 workers, 100 tankers, 22 anti-smog guns for clean up, rains too help

    While Emerald Court would take one more day to be cleaned, the work at ATS Village could extend up to seven days due to more rubble and dust on the premises.

  • 'Twin towers demolition unlikely to impact housing demand, prices in Noida, Greater Noida Aug 29, 2022 05:48 PM IST

    'Twin towers demolition unlikely to impact housing demand, prices in Noida, Greater Noida

    The experts also opined that the demolition of the illegal structures that happened on Sunday after more than a nine-year long legal battle is also expected to boost consumer sentiments

  • We never ask why a building is being demolished – our job is to get rid of it: Demolition experts Aug 29, 2022 05:20 PM IST

    We never ask why a building is being demolished – our job is to get rid of it: Demolition experts

    The task of demolishing the twin towers was made more difficult by the presence of other residential buildings nearby.

  • Demolition of twin towers made ‘stomach crunch up’ but experience was ‘great’: Master blaster Joe Brinkmann Aug 29, 2022 05:16 PM IST

    Demolition of twin towers made ‘stomach crunch up’ but experience was ‘great’: Master blaster Joe Brinkmann

    It was an intense day for those involved in the demolition, with emotions running high amid a lot of mental and physical effort.

  • Pre-Rera era Supertech towers demolished, but have things changed under the new regime? Aug 29, 2022 01:32 PM IST

    Pre-Rera era Supertech towers demolished, but have things changed under the new regime?

    A homebuyer is trapped in the builder’s net the moment he pays the token amount. Thereon, he has no choice but to succumb to the builder’s wishes.

  • In Pics: Here's how we crumpled up a couple of towers in Noida without disturbing anyone around Aug 29, 2022 12:45 PM IST

    In Pics: Here's how we crumpled up a couple of towers in Noida without disturbing anyone around

    Noida Twin Towers were demolished using ‘building implosion’ or ‘waterfall implosion’ technique on August 28 after the Supreme Court declared them illegal for violating building norms. This isn’t the only method used to bring down skyscrapers. Here's a look at the art (and science) of demolition.

  • After demolition of Noida twin towers, BJP leader Kirit Somaiya demands audit of illegal high rise buildings in Mumbai Aug 29, 2022 12:18 PM IST

    After demolition of Noida twin towers, BJP leader Kirit Somaiya demands audit of illegal high rise buildings in Mumbai

    Kirit Somaiya's request came a day after the illegally built 100-metre tall Supertech twin towers in Noida were demolished using a series of controlled explosions.

  • Here's a timeline to Noida's new skyline: How twins turned to ashes Aug 28, 2022 06:06 PM IST

    Here's a timeline to Noida's new skyline: How twins turned to ashes

    The proposed premium residential twin towers with space for commercial activities were built by real estate developer Supertech Group after approvals from the New Okhla Industrial Development Authority (NOIDA), popularly referred to as the Noida Authority, which was constituted under the UP Industrial Development Act and functions under the state government.

  • Twin-tower demolition: People with respiratory issues should avoid area for few days, say doctors Aug 28, 2022 03:54 PM IST

    Twin-tower demolition: People with respiratory issues should avoid area for few days, say doctors

    The demolition of nearly 100-metre-tall structures generated an estimated 80,000 tonnes of construction and demolition waste and sent huge clouds of dust billowing in the air.

  • Tumbling twins crumple up Rs 500 crore for Supertech Aug 28, 2022 03:41 PM IST

    Tumbling twins crumple up Rs 500 crore for Supertech

    The cost of the demolition itself is estimated at about Rs 20 crore.

  • Demolition of twin towers lesson for all stakeholders, say industry experts Aug 28, 2022 03:25 PM IST

    Demolition of twin towers lesson for all stakeholders, say industry experts

    The state regulatory authorities under the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act, 2016 should be more empowered to take action against defaulters and protect consumers interest, they added.

  • Supertech Twin Tower Demolition | Preparations that have gone in for the final blast Aug 28, 2022 10:52 AM IST

    Supertech Twin Tower Demolition | Preparations that have gone in for the final blast

    Noida Twin Tower Demolition: 17 blasters, 9,640 holes, 3,700 kg explosives - Know how Supertech Twin Towers have been readied for the blast.

  • MC Explains | Why Supertech twin towers neighbours in Noida are denied insurance cover Aug 20, 2022 03:20 PM IST

    MC Explains | Why Supertech twin towers neighbours in Noida are denied insurance cover

    In case of damage to their flats, residents of neighbourhood can approach Edifice Engineering, the company responsible for the demolition, which has taken out a Rs 100-crore insurance cover to safeguard against damage caused to nearby buildings, say experts

  • Twin tower demolition: Taller tower 70% rigged, on track to meet August 23 deadline Aug 20, 2022 01:46 PM IST

    Twin tower demolition: Taller tower 70% rigged, on track to meet August 23 deadline

    Edifice Engineering, the company hired by Supertech to carry out the demolition, has completed 70 per cent of the rigging work in the taller tower Apex while the charging work of Ceyan, the smaller tower, with explosives has already been completed.

  • Over 5K residents, 2,500 vehicles to be moved out on Noida twin towers demolition day Aug 19, 2022 04:17 PM IST

    Over 5K residents, 2,500 vehicles to be moved out on Noida twin towers demolition day

    While the twin towers had come up on premises of Emerald Court only, ATS Village is adjoining the illegal structures on the other side in Sector 93A of the city.

  • Noida Twin Towers Demolition: Edifice expedites work to complete charging of Apex with explosives by August 23 Aug 18, 2022 02:52 PM IST

    Noida Twin Towers Demolition: Edifice expedites work to complete charging of Apex with explosives by August 23

    Noida Twin Towers Demolition: Edifice Engineering said that around 250-260kg of explosives are being deployed daily on average and the total quantity will be around 3700 kg.

  • Noida Twin Tower demolition on August 28; Edifice Engineering to charge buildings with explosives from August 13 Aug 12, 2022 02:12 PM IST

    Noida Twin Tower demolition on August 28; Edifice Engineering to charge buildings with explosives from August 13

    The apex court on August 12 accepted the Noida authority's request to extend the demolition date to August 28 while allowing a bandwidth of 7 days until September 4.

  • Twin Tower demolition to take place as per schedule, says Noida CEO Ritu Maheshwari Aug 06, 2022 08:38 PM IST

    Twin Tower demolition to take place as per schedule, says Noida CEO Ritu Maheshwari

    However, the picture will be more clear after the CBRI submits its report to the New Okhla Industrial Development Authority, the CEO added.

  • MC Explains | Noida Twin Tower Demolition | Explosives to be used, damage to surroundings and other questions answered Aug 03, 2022 02:04 PM IST

    MC Explains | Noida Twin Tower Demolition | Explosives to be used, damage to surroundings and other questions answered

    Over 3,500 kg of explosive will be filled within 9,400 holes drilled in the columns and sheers of the nearly 100-metre tall twin towers.