RELOCATION

  • SC to hear plea for relocating INS Vikrant May 15, 2014

    The Supreme Court will on Friday hear a plea by the Centre for the relocation of the country's now decommissioned first aircraft carrier INS Vikrant to Darukhana ship breaking yard on grounds of its dilapidated condition. The apex court bench of Justice BS Chauhan and Justice AK Sikri agreed to hear...
  • 'Are you a Hindu?': Completely mental and borderline offensive things Indians ask future tenants January 21, 2014

    We've all been through the trouble of looking for that perfect apartment on rent at some point in our lives. Apart from dealing with the anxieties of finding a home away from home, we all also have to brave completely mental or borderline offensive questions that prospective landlords ask. It...
  • Many families in Ukhimath moved to safer places due to incessant rains July 28, 2013

    Several families from a village in Ukhimath were on Sunday moved to safety amid fears of landslides because of rainfall in floodravaged Uttarakhand where the sky remained overcast. Despite the showers, relief work in the state continued unhindered with mules being used to reach supplies to villages cut off as a...
  • Brar's no to relocation, says he is not a 'football' October 6, 2012

    Mumbai: Lt General KS Brar, the Operation Bluestar hero who survived a bid on his life in London on Sunday, will resist any move by the government to relocate him, saying he finds Mumbai, his home of 20 years, "absolutely safe" and he cannot be treated like a "football". The...
  • Mumbai: Now, Dharavi residents want 400sq ft houses August 13, 2012

    Mumbai: The redevelopment of Dharavi slums has hit another roadblock. Now, a group of residents under the banner of Dharavi Bachao Andolan (DBA) is demanding that every inhabitant in Dharavi must be given a 400 sqft house against the 300 sqft ascertained by the state government. The organisation formed by...
  • Madhuri relocates to India with family September 18, 2011

    New Delhi: Madhuri Dixit has taken the decision to return to India after staying in the US for 15 years with her husband and two kids. Earlier she had tweeted For all my fans, we r relocating to India! It will b good to b back home. Media reports have...
  • Chennai Guv gets beach house, fishermen relocated February 21, 2008

    Chennai: If you're on Besant Nagar Beach, you just can't miss a building being constructed just yards from the sea. There are reports that the building is being constructed for the Tamil Nadu Governor and these reports are leading to a sense of insecurity among fishermen. Fishermen like Munusamy are now...
  • Bombay HC suggests relocation of Siddhivinayak temple September 19, 2007

    New Delhi: The Bombay has questioned the necessity of the security wall around the Siddhivinayak temple. The court also said that if the temple is going to occupy so much space in the city centre then it should be shifted out. However, it was a mere observation and there is...
  • PM's panel on Kashmir to discuss relocation of troops July 24, 2007

    New Delhi: The Prime Minister is meeting a high level committee on Tuesday to discuss relocation of troops from the valley. The panel headed by Defence Secretary Shekhar Dutt, will discuss on immediate withdrawal of troops from orchards and schools or payment of compensation for such deployment as demanded by state...
  • Jharia burns due to reckless mining October 26, 2006

    Jharia, Bihar: Fires has been burning in the coal fields of Jharia for more than a hundred years now, destroying the coal and the entire landscape. It's a terrible choice to make: whether to save the precious coal deposits rated at $100 billion or relocate Jharia? Many say since the...