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  • Housing credit growth likely to rise to 17-19% in FY2019: ICRA Jun 13, 2018 04:42 PM IST

    Housing credit growth likely to rise to 17-19% in FY2019: ICRA

    Housing finance companies will need incremental funding of around Rs 4 lakh crore in financial year 2019

  • Centre to wait for Shillong to submit smart city proposal for another three months Mar 13, 2018 03:41 PM IST

    Centre to wait for Shillong to submit smart city proposal for another three months

    The demand of the Meghalaya government all along had been that the Centre should share the burden of investment by adopting the 90:10 ratio (90 per cent by the Centre and 10 per cent by the state).

  • Delhi sealing drive: Relief for traders, residents as DDA approves amendments to Master Plan 2021 Feb 27, 2018 06:39 PM IST

    Delhi sealing drive: Relief for traders, residents as DDA approves amendments to Master Plan 2021

    Clears proposals to move pubs, clubs out of residential areas and a uniform floor area ratio (FAR) for shop-cum-residential plots and complexes

  • GST – A boon or bane for home buyers? Feb 15, 2018 11:50 AM IST

    GST – A boon or bane for home buyers?

    At an industry level, while few builders have extended the benefit to the buyers by way of offering festive discounts and waiver of GST, there are many more contractors/ builders who are unwilling to pass on the benefit of input tax credit to the buyers

  • Housing minister Hardeep Puri: Next set of 10 smart cities to be announced soon Jan 16, 2018 05:49 PM IST

    Housing minister Hardeep Puri: Next set of 10 smart cities to be announced soon

    Nearly 3000 projects worth Rs 1.40 lakh crore at various stages of implementation

  • From 'We The Homebuyers' of India: What Year 2017 got right for real estate Jan 08, 2018 09:37 AM IST

    From 'We The Homebuyers' of India: What Year 2017 got right for real estate

    Here’s what we shall remember you for.

  • Puri responds to Gandhi on smart cities: Works worth Rs 32,000 crore started, tendered Jan 01, 2018 08:34 PM IST

    Puri responds to Gandhi on smart cities: Works worth Rs 32,000 crore started, tendered

    The statement comes after Rahul Gandhi accused BJP of making empty promises.

  • Housing Minister Hardeep Puri: Investment of Rs 1.91 lakh crore proposed by 90 smart cities Jan 01, 2018 04:14 PM IST

    Housing Minister Hardeep Puri: Investment of Rs 1.91 lakh crore proposed by 90 smart cities

    Besides area-based development (ABD) and pan-city projects an amount of Rs 1,998.49 crore has been kept aside for operations and maintenance (O&M) cost of the mission and other contingencies

  • Alignment of state and central RERA norms likely to boost consumer confidence: ICRA Dec 13, 2017 07:55 PM IST

    Alignment of state and central RERA norms likely to boost consumer confidence: ICRA

    Standardisation of rules across states will contribute towards ease of doing business for other associated stakeholders, the report says.

  • PropEquity founder buys back stake from US-based hedge fund, targets $100m IPO in next two years Dec 07, 2017 12:29 PM IST

    PropEquity founder buys back stake from US-based hedge fund, targets $100m IPO in next two years

    The company will shortly launch a commercial and retail data analytics platform covering over 70,000 lease transactions in top eight cities

  • Progress report on smart cities say Pune the biggest gainer, Chennai lags Dec 05, 2017 03:45 PM IST

    Progress report on smart cities say Pune the biggest gainer, Chennai lags

    The progress report that has tracked progress in eight smart cities namely Pune, Surat, Ahmedabad, Jabalpur, Vishakhapatnam, Chennai, Ludhiana and Bhopal

  • Kerala govt mulls promotion of 'green habitat' concept     Dec 03, 2017 01:40 PM IST

    Kerala govt mulls promotion of 'green habitat' concept    

    Haritha Keralam Mission, the state-run agency which envisages a clean and green state, has initiated an initial round of discussion with various experts and stakeholders in this regard, official sources said.

  • Housing ministry approves construction of over 1 lakh more houses for urban poor Nov 30, 2017 10:15 PM IST

    Housing ministry approves construction of over 1 lakh more houses for urban poor

    There will be an investment of Rs 8,105 crore for construction of these houses. The Centre will provide an assistance of Rs 1,681 crore for their construction, it said.

  • $3.1 trillion worth of climate investment opportunities expected in India by 2030 Nov 30, 2017 08:15 PM IST

    $3.1 trillion worth of climate investment opportunities expected in India by 2030

    A new report by IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, says there will be a $448 billion opportunity in renewable energy.

  • Cannot encroach upon property in charity's name: Delhi HC Nov 27, 2017 08:16 PM IST

    Cannot encroach upon property in charity's name: Delhi HC

    The court rejected the claim of a person, accused of carrying out unauthorised construction on a waqf property, that an orphanage was being run in the premises, housing over 70 children, and that no commercial activity was going on there.

  • Sustainable waste management is the need of the hour: Puri Nov 21, 2017 04:57 PM IST

    Sustainable waste management is the need of the hour: Puri

    Puri said that the fundamental objective should be to maximize re-use and recycling so that minimum land space is occupied for disposal and at the same time, natural resources and energy are saved

  • Puri lauds cooperation between Indian states and Singapore companies in urban planning Nov 17, 2017 06:37 PM IST

    Puri lauds cooperation between Indian states and Singapore companies in urban planning

    In 2014, India and Singapore agreed on a 5-S Plank to enhance cooperation on smart cities and urban rejuvenation

  • Indian cities can emulate Seoul’s example for urban transformation Nov 10, 2017 01:49 PM IST

    Indian cities can emulate Seoul’s example for urban transformation

    The South Korean city has adopted an Urban Planning Charter for the next 100 years

  • Quality, affordable and reliable transportation system the need of the hour: Puri Nov 09, 2017 07:06 PM IST

    Quality, affordable and reliable transportation system the need of the hour: Puri

    Puri said that states should take legal action against stubble burning and that the public should be discouraged to use private vehicles

  • Skywalk and foot overbridge at ITO among five projects approved worth Rs 650 crore Nov 09, 2017 06:41 PM IST

    Skywalk and foot overbridge at ITO among five projects approved worth Rs 650 crore

    The ITO project has been mooted for being one of the busiest crossings in Delhi

  • 45 Indian cities have the potential to become megacities: Report Nov 09, 2017 05:30 PM IST

    45 Indian cities have the potential to become megacities: Report

    These cities include Nagpur, Lucknow, Jaipur, Kochi, Bhopal among others

  • Adoption of RERA, single window clearances, online registration must for India to break into World Bank’s top 50 slot Nov 09, 2017 02:41 PM IST

    Adoption of RERA, single window clearances, online registration must for India to break into World Bank’s top 50 slot

    According to the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business ranking 2018, India’s rank with regard to property registration has gone down from 138 to 154 as full impact of RERA not yet visible in the ranking

  • Delhi smog: Puri asks DMRC to increase frequency of trains to promote use of public transport  Nov 08, 2017 05:53 PM IST

    Delhi smog: Puri asks DMRC to increase frequency of trains to promote use of public transport 

    DMRC also directed to deploy additional personnel for faster frisking and setting up a team of officers to monitor major stations for smooth traffic movement

  • Surat gets Best City Bus Services Award, Noida and Greater Noida win award for Commendable City Bus Service Project initiative Nov 06, 2017 05:13 PM IST

    Surat gets Best City Bus Services Award, Noida and Greater Noida win award for Commendable City Bus Service Project initiative

    Mysuru gets Best Non-Motorised Transport Award for public bicycle sharing and Kochi gets Urban Transport Initiative Award

  • Hyderabad to host three-day conference on urban transport challenges Nov 03, 2017 04:15 PM IST

    Hyderabad to host three-day conference on urban transport challenges

    The theme of the conference is Intelligent, Inclusive and Sustainable Mobility

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