Housing

  • 'Hitched' of arranged marriage and the modern woman 05-08-2013 06:39 PM

    Arranged Marriages are dicey. It takes a lot to make them happen and with times changing, the concept of arranged marriages has also changed a lot. What is much needed today is a step-by-step guide on arranged marriages that combines humour and sensitivity. Random House India launches Nandini Krishna's book,...
  • Barack Obama kicks off his birthday weekend with golf 04-08-2013 09:49 AM

    Washington: US President Barack Obama turns 52 on Sunday. He kicked off his birthday weekend with a round of golf with friends and a getaway to Camp David. The White House said little about how Obama would celebrate on Saturday night and Sunday, but the birthday wishes started rolling in...
  • Maharashtra Deputy CM blames CM for delay in tabling Adarsh report 02-08-2013 03:44 PM

    Mumbai: The Congress-NCP tussle in Maharashtra is out in the open yet again as Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar has blamed Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan for the delay in tabling the Adarsh probe report in the scam. Ajit Pawar said that he was told by the CM that the Adarsh...
  • News briefs: Pay house tax before Aug 16 to get 10 pc rebate 01-08-2013 11:45 PM

    Lucknow: Pay house tax before Aug 16, get 10 pc rebate The last date for availing 10 pc rebate on house tax has been extended to August 16. According to reports, Lucknow mayor Dinesh Sharma, in discussion with municipal commissioner Rakesh Kumar Singh, agreed to extend the date. On Wednesday,...
  • US lawmakers warn Russia of firm response on asylum to Edward Snowden 01-08-2013 08:57 PM

    Fuming US lawmakers on Thursday warned Russia of a "firm response" after it granted one year asylum to Edward Snowden, whistleblower of the NSA's secret telephone and Internet surveillance programme. Terming Moscow's decision as a setback to US-Russia relations, top American Senators demanded that Snowden, 30, who is sought in...
  • US: Gurdwara vandalised in California 01-08-2013 06:28 AM

    Washington: A top American lawmaker has condemned the vandalism of a Gurdwara in California with the word "terrorist" scrawled on its walls, days ahead of the first anniversary of the Oak Creek Gurdwara shooting in Wisconsin. Congressman Joe Crowley, Vice Chair of House Democratic Caucus, and Co-Chair of the Congressional...
  • Telangana impact: Housing prices to rise in Hyderabad 01-08-2013 01:44 AM

    New Delhi: After remaining stagnant since 2009, housing prices in Hyderabad are set to rise as the market sentiment is likely to improve following Congress party's decision to create Telangana state out of Andhra Pradesh, rating agency Crisil said on Wednesday. "After a four-year hiatus, residential real estate prices are...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey 30-07-2013 11:57 PM

    Watch the top stories of the day on India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey. ...
  • News 360: CWC clears Telangana, Hyderabad to be the joint capital 30-07-2013 09:01 PM

    Congress Working Committee unanimously passed a resolution for the creation of Telangana by dividing Andhra Pradesh, the contentious issue of Hyderabad was also discussed and the proposal is to make it the joint capital of Telangana and Seemandhra. ...
  • TN: Man arrested for suspiciously roaming near guest house where Advani is to stay 30-07-2013 07:39 PM

    Salem: A 46-year old man was on Tuesday "secured" by police after he was found moving around in a suspicious manner near the Salem Steel Plant Guest house where senior BJP leader LK Advani is scheduled to stay during his visit here on August 1, police said. Mohammed Ali of...
  • Supreme Court adjourns SEBI-Sahara case hearing to August 6 30-07-2013 05:04 PM

    New Delhi: SEBI on Tuesday made a forceful plea to the Supreme Court to punish Sahara chief Subrata Roy along with his two firms and their directors for not complying with its order for refunding Rs 24,000 crore to investors. Refuting the contention of Roy who had submitted that he...
  • Shahzad is a terrorist, life term not enough: Slain officer's wife 30-07-2013 04:00 PM

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Tuesday sentenced alleged Indian Mujahideen operative Shahzad Ahmed to life imprisonment in the 2008 Batla House encounter. He has been held guilty with the murder of the slain police officer Mohan Chand Sharma and injuring two constables. Inspector Sharma's wife Maya said life imprisonment...
  • Man, 2 children killed in house collapse after heavy rains 30-07-2013 02:52 PM

    A man and his two minor children were killed when their house collapsed after heavy rainfall in Itawa area of Kota district, police said in Jaipur on Tuesday. Rajendra (32), his daughter Sapna (5) and two-year-old Bittu died when their house collapsed on Monday night, SHO Brijmohan said. His wife...
  • Batla House case: Court sentences Shahzad Ahmed to life imprisonment 30-07-2013 02:23 PM

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Tuesday sentenced alleged Indian Mujahideen operative Shahzad Ahmed to life imprisonment in the 2008 Batla House encounter. Earlier, the court had convicted Ahmed of murder and attempt to murder charges. Shahzad aka Pappu is the lone convict in the case and has been held...
  • Batla House case: Discontent in Azamgarh over Shahzad's conviction 30-07-2013 12:06 PM

    Azamgarh: The decision of the Saket court in Batla House encounter case in Delhi's Jamia Nagar area has come as a huge disappointment for Azamgarh in Uttar Pradesh. Azamgarh is already facing the charge of being a hotbed of terrorists and the Batla House encounter case and Shahzad Ahmed's conviction...
  • Batla House encounter: Quantum of sentence to be pronounced today 30-07-2013 08:10 AM

    New Delhi: All eyes are on Delhi's Saket court as the judge will pronounce the quantum of sentence in the 2008 Batla House encounter case on Tuesday. Earlier, the court had convicted alleged Indian Mujahideen operative Shahzad Ahmed of murder and attempt to murder charges. Shahzad aka Pappu is the...
  • Batla House case: Prosecution seeks death for Shahzad, order on Tuesday 29-07-2013 03:10 PM

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Monday reserved the order on the quantum of death sentence in the Batla House encounter for Tuesday afternoon. The court had convicted alleged Indian Mujahideen operative Shahzad Ahmed of murder and attempt to murder charges. The prosecution has demanded death sentence for alleged Indian...
  • Batla House encounter: Court to pronounce quantum of sentence today 29-07-2013 07:47 AM

    New Delhi: A Saket court in Delhi will on Monday pronounce the quantum of sentence in the Batla House encounter case. The court had convicted alleged Indian Mujahideen Shehzad Ahmed of murder and attempt to murder charges. Shehzad also known as Pappu is the lone accused in the case and...
  • Six of a family die in sleep as their house collapses 28-07-2013 09:04 PM

    Six persons were killed and five others injured when their house collapsed in the wee hours of Sunday at Kannod, about 120 km from Dewas, police said. Babu Khan (70) and all his family members were buried under the debris while asleep in their house, which was reportedly constructed around...
  • MP: House collapses in Dewas due to continuous rain, 6 feared dead 28-07-2013 10:20 AM

    Bhopal: Six people are feared dead after a house collapsed in Dewas district in Madhya Pradesh on Sunday due to continuous rainfall. Two others have been injured in the incident. Most of the schools in Indore were also closed down on Saturday following heavy rainfall. More updates are awaited. ...
  • Batla House encounter: Court to pronounce sentence tomorrow 28-07-2013 09:41 AM

    A Delhi court will on Monday pronounce the sentence in the 2008 Batla House encounter case in which suspected Indian Mujahideen operative Shahzad Ahmad was convicted for killing a police inspector and assaulting other cops. Additional sessions judge Rajender Kumar Shastri had fixed for Monday the order on sentence in...
  • US House leaders defend NSA support after close vote 26-07-2013 04:23 AM

    Washington: Republican and Democratic leaders in the US House of Representatives on Thursday defended their support for a spy programme that sweeps up vast amounts of electronic communications after it survived a surprisingly close vote a day earlier. The House voted 217-205 on Wednesday to defeat an amendment to the...
  • Batla House encounter: Politics continue even as IM operative convicted 25-07-2013 10:58 PM

    IM operative Shahzad Ahmed was on Thursday convicted in the 2008 Batla House encounter case by a Delhi court for murdering a police inspector and assaulting other officers. ...
  • Batla House verdict is a slap on Congress party's face: BJP on Digvijaya's remark 25-07-2013 08:26 PM

    Calling Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh a "non-serious" person, Madhya Pradesh Industries Minister Kailash Vijaywargiya said on Thursday that the decision on the Batla House encounter is a befitting reply to Singh who had termed it "a fake encounter". "It is sad that the Congress General Secretary, who is a...
  • I stick to my stand on Batla House encounter: Digvijaya Singh 25-07-2013 07:39 PM

    Congress leader Digvijaya Singh said that he is sticking to his stand on wanting a judical probe in the Batla House encounter. ...
  • Batla house encounter was genuine: Chidambaram 25-07-2013 06:36 PM

    New Delhi: Finance Minister P Chidambaram, who as then Home Minister monitored the probe into the Batla House case, said on Thursday, that he felt that the gunfight between police and the Indian Mujahideen terrorists was genuine and was satisfied that the prosecution could prove the case in court. Chidambaram...
  • IM operative found guilty of killing Delhi Police officer at Batla House 25-07-2013 03:28 PM

    New Delhi: Lone Indian Mujahideen operative Shahzad Ahmed was on Thursday convicted in the 2008 Batla House encounter case by a Delhi court for murdering a police inspector and assaulting other officers. He has been found guilty of obstructing a public servant in the line of duty. The quantum of...
  • Was the Batla House encounter genuine or staged? Court verdict today 25-07-2013 08:09 AM

    New Delhi: A Delhi court will on Thursday deliver its verdict on whether the 2008 Batla House encounter was genuine or staged. The court will decide on whether police inspector MC Sharma was killed by alleged India Mujahideen operatives. Two suspected Indian Mujahideen terrorists and inspector Sharma were killed in...
  • Adarsh probe report to be tabled during ongoing session 25-07-2013 12:50 AM

    Mumbai: The investigation report on the Adarsh Housing Society scam would be tabled in the ongoing session of the Maharashtra Legislature, Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar said on Wednesday. "The report would be tabled during this session," Ajit said in the Assembly replying to BJP MLA Devendra Fadnavis who alleged...
  • WB panchayat polls violence continues; 1 killed, 2 TMC workers injured 21-07-2013 12:20 PM

    Murshidabad: Violence continues to rock West Bengal panchayat elections on Sunday with at least one person killed in Murshidabad ahead of Monday's fourth phase of polling. In Basnti area of South 24 Parganas, alleged TMC workers torched about 50 houses and ransacked another 50 houses in CPM dominated village. Meanwhile,...