Metro City

  • Music bands from North East prefer metro cities to homelands September 8, 2014

    New Delhi: More and more music bands from the seven-sister states, whose music range from rock to grunge, and progressive metal to heavy metal are seen to base themselves in metro cities, which seem to offer them endless music making opportunities. The heavy metal and rock bands from northeastern states have...
  • Air India to lease turboprop aircraft for non-metro cities June 20, 2013

    New Delhi: Air India would shortly issue tenders to lease turboprop aircraft to enhance connectivity to non-metro cities across the country, airline sources said on Thursday. A group of officials of the national carrier is on the verge of completing a feasibility study on how many such airplanes would be...
  • Deadline to switch to set top box from cable ends today October 31, 2012

    New Delhi: The deadline for cable operators to switch to digital TV ends on Wednesday in Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Chennai. What it essentially means is that if you don't have a set top box, then you can't watch TV starting Wednesday. This is the first of the three-stage process where...
  • War against price rise: 'Corrective measures soon' July 20, 2012

    The prices of vegetables, fruits and pulses have shot through the roof in major metros. ...
  • Kochi pushes for metro city status July 12, 2012

    Kochi: Only days after receiving the nod for the Metro Rail project, Kochi is now pushing for the status of a metro city. The plan is to have under its ambit towns such as Vaikom, Thodupuzha, Cherthala, Kodungalloor and Chalakkudy from other districts. Taking a cue from a proposal submitted by...
  • Realty Check: A look at commercial rents in metros December 5, 2008

    New Delhi: It's time for CNN-IBN's weekly update of property prices. This is when we take a look at average per sq ft commercial rents across the metros. ...