Housing

  • J&K: Police officer killed in a terror attack in Chadoora, Budgam 02-12-2013 02:17 PM

    Chadoora: The Chadoora Station House Officer (SHO) on Monday succumbed to injuries following an attack by a terrorist in Budgam in Jammu and Kashmir. Two other police officials were also injured in the attack outside police station in Chadoora. No terror outfit has claimed responsibility for the attack so far...
  • 26/11: Nurse Sandra, who saved baby Moshe recounts horror 26-11-2013 10:29 AM

    Nurse Sandra rescued Baby Moshe when terror struck Nariman House on November 26, 2008. ...
  • Microsoft to take over Nokia's Espoo headquarters in 2014 22-11-2013 06:37 AM

    Helsinki: Nokia says its headquarters near the Finnish capital will be taken over by Microsoft on completion of the sale of its cellphone and services division to the US software company, expected in early 2014. The majority of the 1,900 workers, in the devices and services unit, will remain in...
  • Mumbai: SC asks Campa Cola complex residents to vacate premises till May 31 19-11-2013 07:22 PM

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the residents of the Campa Cola Housing Society to provide an undertaking that they will vacate the premises till May 31, 2014. After the complex was at the centre of an eviction row, the apex Court asked its residents to promise that the BMC...
  • Obama nominates Indian-American actor Kal Penn for key post 19-11-2013 04:55 PM

    Indian-American actor Kal Penn has been nominated by US President Barack Obama for a key post in his administration to promote arts and humanities. Penn, 36, served in the White House during the Obama's first term and played a key role in his re-election campaign last year, in particular attracting...
  • House of Commons congratulates Sachin Tendulkar 18-11-2013 11:22 PM

    London: A Motion was laid in the House of Commons in the United Kingdom on Monday congratulating batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar on his "magnificent" career. The Early Day Motion, moved by Indian-origin MP Keith Vaz, said that Tendulkar served as an inspiration for millions around the world and recognised his...
  • No home for housemaids: We have failed them 18-11-2013 11:21 AM

    New Delhi: I was browsing through some of the blogs which came up on my timeline when I stumbled upon one which read - A woman is not a woman's worst enemy. Patriarchy is. To be honest I didn't end up reading the whole post but the title somehow got...
  • Pearson teaching awards: Honouring true heroes of classrooms 17-11-2013 10:16 PM

    Students and faculties of the many streams of sciences, arts and commerce are constantly on the lookout to improve their learning curve and it is here that Pearson comes into play making inroads into higher education by book publishing and by forming a resource base for all concerned making them...
  • Campa Cola demolition stayed: Will the all-powerful builder lobby get away? 13-11-2013 11:29 PM

    After two days of high drama, the residents of the Campa Cola society in Mumbai's Worli area can heave a sigh of relief after the Supreme Court stayed demolition of illegal flats at the complex. Even as the apex court took suo moto cognizance of the matter and passed an...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 13-11-2013 10:06 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Residents of Campa Cola society fight for their home 12-11-2013 09:29 PM

    The stand-off between the Mumbai Police and the residents of the Campa Cola housing society took an ugly turn on Tuesday as the residents refused to let go of their homes, where they have been living for over 20 years. The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) officials have now threatened to...
  • Betsy Woodman's simple writing makes the reader love the book 12-11-2013 05:44 PM

    I had read Jana Bibi's Excellent Fortunes, the first book by the author of the Jana Bibi's Adventure series and it was an impressing piece of work. I have been telling this to a lot of people lately that Betsy Woodman's writing has a certain sense of calmness which leaves...
  • A Cool Dark Place by Supriya Dravid is a brilliant debut 12-11-2013 05:27 PM

    September was a very good month in terms of reading. More because I read some of the finest books that I have read so far and A Cool Dark Place by Supriya Dravid is definitely one of them. With a very intriguing and heart-warming cover, this book again came with...
  • FTP: Is there an housing apartheid when it comes to castes and communities? 11-11-2013 11:50 PM

    A leading property portal is in the line of fire after a broker posted an advertisement for the sale of a flat in Mumbai clearly mentioning that Muslims are not welcomed. The advertisement about a flat located at Dadar's Hindu Colony in Mumbai was put up on 99acres.com by broker...
  • Eviction notice given to Mumbai's Campa Cola society residents 11-11-2013 12:10 AM

    Mumbai: The police on Sunday issued a notice to occupants of illegal floors of beleaguered Campa Cola Housing Society at Worli in Mumbai. The notice, issued by senior police inspector Deepak More, warned the occupants of action under section 149 of CrPc if any law and order issue is created...
  • After Bollywood dancing, Michelle Obama hosts workshop on film careers 10-11-2013 10:18 AM

    Washington: Days after doing a bit of Bollywood dancing to celebrate Diwali, US First Lady Michelle Obama hosted White House's first ever 'Careers in Film Symposium' for high school students from Washington, New York, and Boston. "Just a few days ago, we were doing some Bollywood dancing in the State...
  • Narendra Modi invited to address Indian diaspora in US via satellite 09-11-2013 09:15 AM

    Washington: The top Republican leadership in the US has congratulated Narendra Modi on being nominated as the prime ministerial candidate of the Opposition BJP, and has extended an invitation to address Congressional leaders and Indian Americans via satellite at the Capitol Hill. "I want to congratulate you on winning the...
  • Pervez Musharraf granted bail, cannot leave Pakistan 08-11-2013 11:02 AM

    Former President of Pakistan Pervez Musharraf on Thursday was freed on bail after nearly six months in house arrest but he continues to be barred from travelling out of Pakistan. Two days after a court in Pakistan granted him bail in the last major case against him over the killing...
  • 30 Minutes: Why is Mumbai crumbling? 02-11-2013 09:58 PM

    CNN-IBN brings you how builder-politician-bureaucrat nexus is choking Mumbai and why housing policies like slum, clusters redevelopment have failed? ...
  • White House mole fired for 'snarky tweets' is an Indian-American 02-11-2013 03:41 PM

    It turns out that a White House mole fired recently for snarky anonymous tweets about top Obama administration officials and its policies was an Indian-American policy wonk. Jofi Joseph, 40, who served as a non-proliferation expert on the National Security Council, was a key aide of President Barack Obama, whose...
  • Barack Obama greets people on Diwali 02-11-2013 01:24 PM

    US President Barack Obama greeted Hindus, Sikhs, Jains and Buddhists across the globe on the occasion of Diwali, saying the flame of the diya reminds that light will ultimately triumph over darkness. "The flame of the diya, or lamp, reminds us that light will ultimately triumph over darkness," Obama said...
  • Michelle Obama to lead Diwali celebrations in White House 02-11-2013 07:59 AM

    Washington: US First Lady Michelle Obama would lead this year's Diwali celebrations the White House, which is expected to be attended by lawmakers, senior administration officials and eminent Indian Americans. "The First Lady will provide remarks at the White House Diwali celebration," the White House announced on Friday. A media...
  • Woman denied of entering house for being HIV positive 26-10-2013 10:57 AM

    The in-laws of a 21-year-old wife in Nadia district allegedly refused to allow the her enter the house with new born baby girl as she is HIV positive patient. According to police sources the woman, a resident of Tehatta Duttapara village in Nadia district had given birth of a baby...
  • Merkel frosty on the US over 'unacceptable' spying allegations 25-10-2013 12:26 PM

    Brussels: German Chancellor Angela Merkel accused the United States of an unacceptable breach of trust on Thursday after allegations that the US bugged her personal mobile phone, and she indicated data agreements with Washington may have to be revised. Arriving for a two-day summit in Brussels overshadowed by the allegations...
  • Manna Dey: Kolkata's Coffee House weeps for its balladeer 25-10-2013 11:13 AM

    Kolkata: There were the routine chat sessions around the tables, but in hushed tones. The waiters served customers in their usual sluggish manner, but seemed markedly slower. For Kolkata's famous intellectual hub Coffee House was in mourning at the passing away of Manna Dey who rendered the famous song that...
  • Pakistan not epicentre of terrorism, says Sharif 22-10-2013 11:52 PM

    Claiming that Pakistan is "neither a source nor an epicentre" of terrorism, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, on Tuesday, said the US was in a position to help his country resolve its differences with India, including the "core" issue of Kashmir. A day ahead of his meeting with President Barack Obama...
  • Maharashtra: Government panel recommends 8 pc reservations in jobs 22-10-2013 11:29 AM

    Mumbai: A government appointed panel on Tuesday has recommended 8 per cent reservation for Muslims in government jobs, education and housing in Maharashtra. The Mehmood Ur Rahman Committee formed five years ago to look into the social, economic and educational backwardness of Muslims in Maharashtra has submitted its report to...
  • Haunted house business gets boost as techs up thrill ante 19-10-2013 05:30 PM

    Philadelphia: Ed Terebus was an 18-year-old high school student when he and his big brother Jim, a laid-off auto worker, decided to build their first haunted house 34 years ago. The Terebus brothers charged visitors $1.50 per head to tour their creation, which was set up in a trailer and...
  • World View: US shutdown ends, is the relief only temporary? 18-10-2013 09:34 PM

    The US Senate overwhelmingly approved a deal on Wednesday to end a political crisis that partially shut down the federal government and brought the world's biggest economy to the edge of a debt default that could have threatened financial calamity. ...
  • London: Hillary Clinton fined for parking car for 45 minutes without paying 18-10-2013 02:53 PM

    An unfazed London traffic warden has slapped an 80-pound fine on a limousine used by former US secretary of state Hillary Clinton for parking for 45 minutes without paying. The fine was put on the silver Mercedes as the 65-year- old former US first lady attended an event at a...