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  • Probe ordered against top woman cop for not paying rent July 17, 2014

    A probe has been ordered against a female deputy superintendent of police (DSP) for allegedly refusing to pay house rent for nearly two years to her landlord in Chhattisgarh's Raigarh district. Rewti Tikam Patel, a native of Janjgir-Champa district complained against police officer Puja Agrawal for allegedly not paying house rent for about 22 months during...
  • High Court notice on plea over house rented to Arvind Kejriwal July 1, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Tuesday sought response from Naren Jain, son of former Congress leader Bhiku Ram Jain, on the controversy over the Civil Lines house that has been given on rent by him to former Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. On hearing the news that the house was...
  • No house for Indians in Singapore, situation may get worse May 2, 2014

    Singapore: If you are an Indian in Singapore and looking for a house on rent, it is highly likely that you won't get one. Most Singaporean landlords don't rent their house to Indians and people from mainland China. According to local media reports, many landlords are open about it. The...
  • Government asks Kejriwal to pay Rs 85000 per month as flat rent March 28, 2014

    Delhi government has issued a notice to AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal asking him to pay a rent of Rs 85,000 per month for the flat in which he has been staying for the past one month even after resigning from the Chief Minister's post. Kejriwal had sought an extension to stay...
  • CJ Show: Picture Talk September 8, 2013

    In this week's Picture Talk, we have invited CJ Faisal Magray to talk about his pictures. Earlier, Faisal had posted a photo essay on the plight of government schools in Srinagar Kashmir. You can also contribute your pictures to our CJ Childhood campaign and if we find them compelling, we'll invite...
  • Cabinet approves setting of new Civil Aviation regulator July 11, 2013

    New Delhi: The Cabinet has on Thursday approved a proposal to replace the Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) with a new regulator Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), that would have full operational and financial autonomy. The Cabinet has also repealed the Delhi Rent Control Act and approved the setting up of...
  • Rent hike should be linked to the price index: Praveen Khandelwal July 9, 2013

    The Delhi Rent Act, hanging in a limbo for the last 18 years, will influence rental laws across the country. So what can be a win-win situation for both the landlord and the tenant? Confederation of All India Traders' secretary general Praveen Khandelwal joined IBNLive readers on the need for...
  • Delhi: IPL betting racket unearthed, one arrested May 18, 2013

    New Delhi: Delhi Police on Friday claimed to have smashed an IPL betting racket and arrested one person in theis connection. The arrest came following a tip off that one Pawan Arora was allegedly organising betting in his rented house in Rani Bagh during the match between Kolkata Knight...
  • Chinese firm offers 'Rent a Boyfriend' service January 19, 2013

    Beijing: An online Chinese sales firm has started a bizarre 'Rent a Boyfriend' service for single women wanting to stave off embarrassing queries about marriage and male companion from their families. The firm, Taobao.com, China's largest online marketplace, is hoping to cash in on plight of millions of single women...
  • Housing: Govt to amend Rent Act, declare it industry September 22, 2012

    New Delhi: Faced with the challenge of urban housing shortage for the poor, government on Saturday said it is taking several steps including nation-wide support to municipalities to build rental homes, amending the archaic Rent Control Act and declaring the sector an industry. Unveiling the report of the Technical Group on...
  • Bangalore: Renting womb for a living September 1, 2012

    Bangalore: A mother of three, 30-year-old Reshma Bano from Mysore has been staying away from home for the past four months but for a cause. She is pregnant with yet another baby but this time it is not her own. She is nesting somebody’s baby in her womb to pay...
  • Half of urban Karnataka lives in rented homes July 26, 2012

    Bangalore: Close to half the households in urban areas in the state live in rented houses, revealed the latest census data released by Karnataka’s directorate of census operations. Of the total 53.15 lakh households in the urban areas, 27.13 lakh people live in rented accommodation. Also, of these total households,...
  • Leonardo DiCaprio to lease out his Malibu home May 22, 2012

    London: Actor Leonardo DiCaprio is renting out one of his three Malibu estates for $150,000 per month. Expected tenants can lease the property for six months or less. However, the potential residents can hire the place out for $75,000 per month if they are interested in staying any longer than...
  • KFA fails to pay rent, asked to vacate offices May 4, 2012

    Mumbai: Two real estate developers have served eviction notices to Vijay Mallya-promoted Kingfisher Airlines for allegedly defaulting on rent payments on a Mumbai property since November 2011. Airline sources confirmed the development and said the management is negotiating with the developers to resolve the deadlock. "Senior airlines representatives are in talks with...
  • YouTube, Google Play add 600 MGM movies for rent April 17, 2012

    Los Angeles: Google is adding 600 movies from Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer to the titles it has available for rent on YouTube and also Google Play, its digital content store for Android-powered mobile devices. MGM, whose film library includes classics like "Rocky" and "Rain Man," joins five other major studios offering movies for rent...
  • Remove tax on clubbable income: Jaipur hotelier to FM March 12, 2012

    Jaipur: Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee will present the Budget on March 16. A hotelier from Jaipur Prithvi Singh from Jaipur requests the Fiance Minister to remove the tax on clubbable income provision from the Income Tax Act. It's a week short of Prithvi and Pratibha Singh's 16th wedding anniversary and Prithvi...
  • Chennai: Few takers for tenant info plan March 12, 2012

    CHENNAI: A week after an order was issued instructing house owners to submit details of their tenants, the city police, who issued over 50,000 forms for this purpose, have received only 3,800-odd filled in applications till date. Police said they discovered that most house owners were hesitating to walk into...
  • 'Homeless' Maharashtra MLAs rent out flats December 2, 2011

    Mumbai: After the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) questioned the allotment of 225 flats to sitting and former MLAs and MLCs in a MHADA building in Versova, controversy clutches the entire process adopted by the Congress-led state government in doling out the flats in 2009. A draft report prepared by...
  • Mumbai: Petrol dealers threaten to go on strike June 28, 2011

    Mumbai: Petrol pump dealers in Maharashtra have threatened to observe a two-day strike in Mumbai from July 2, to protest against government policy of withdrawal of protection of petrol pump lands under the Maharashtra Rent Control Act. "We are protesting against the withdrawal of protection of petrol pump lands under the...
  • Fake rent receipt could cost you your job: HC June 23, 2010

    New Delhi: Forging rent receipt can cost an employee his job as the Delhi High Court has held that such a person can be dismissed from service even in the absence of any rules. Justice Rajiv Sahay Endlaw dismissed the plea of an employee that departmental inquiry and consequent dismissal...
  • TV star Gary Coleman cremated in private ceremony June 19, 2010

    London: Diff'rent Strokes star Gary Coleman was cremated in Utah in a private ceremony, three weeks after his death. However, there will be no funeral services for the former child TV star, according to attorney Robert Jeffs, who has been appointed to oversee his estate. Jeffs said Coleman's 2005 will specifies that...
  • 'Diff'rent Strokes' fame Gary Coleman dies at 42 May 30, 2010

    Los Angeles: Former child star Gary Coleman has died aged 42 following a brain haemorrhage, according to a hospital statement. The diminutive Coleman starred in the hit TV series Diff'rent Strokes from 1978 to 1986 as a plucky Harlem eight-year-old adopted by a wealthy white family. He died early Friday at the...
  • Way to go: Delhi Metro starts rent-a-cycle scheme February 18, 2009

    The Delhi Metro has come up with a novel plan to aid customers. It has started a rent-a-cycle scheme at major metro stations and it's already a big hit. ...
  • 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. ...
  • It's easy! Husbands are available for rent in Argentina October 13, 2008

    Argentina: Any woman can get a husband at an hourly rate in Buenos Aires, thanks to a company offering to do the repairs and installations that every home needs, and all "without problems in the bedroom". 'Husband for Rent' is a successful Argentine company that will undertake domestic chores...
  • Dow Jones down, NASDAQ in red, global losses continue October 9, 2008

    New Delhi: The American and European markets are still taking a beating, though slashed interest rates did stem the damage a little. As stock markets are traumatized by cascading losses and the collapse of some of the oldest names in banking, markets across the world took only mild comfort. Investors...
  • Economy blows up, man, woman and child move to tent October 3, 2008

    Kansas City: The tough economy has proven to be too much for many Americans. Jere Gish spoke with a family in Kansas City, Missouri who had to give up their home to live in a tent. ...
  • Rent a book: Get your favourite books sitting at home September 16, 2008

    Noida: If you are a bookworm you are always searching for books, going from shop to shop and rack to rack, then you search ends here. CNN-IBN tells you how to lay your hands on your favourite title without having to scan numerous bookstores. Finding your favourite book is now just...
  • From the glamour world, women find it tough in suburbs June 27, 2008

    Mumbai: Living in suburbs is not an easy task for many women especially if she professionally belongs to the glamour world. Young, independent, single and glamorous is a description that fits model and TV anchor Shamita Singha and many other young professionals like her living alone in Mumbai's western suburbs....
  • Renting a place in Mumbai? Visit the cops first May 31, 2008

    Mumbai: If you are trying to rent a house in Mumbai, get ready for some hassles. The Mumbai Police are reintroducing an earlier rule making it mandatory for both landlords and tenants to inform the police when renting a house. Once this is done, the local cops visit the house...