Townships

  • Six injured in Gurgaon factory fire 06-04-2014 08:16 PM

    New Delhi: Six people were injured in a fire in a sprawling factory at the Industrial Model Township (IMT) in Manesar, near Gurgaon on Sunday. Half-a-dozen people, including fire fighters, were injured in the blaze with smoke rising that could be seen at a distance. So far, no casualty has...
  • Photo: Amazing X-Ray image of a chain saw blade still embedded in a tree trimmer's neck; the man survived the accident 05-04-2014 10:20 AM

    A tree trimmer is recovering after he was rushed to a Pittsburgh hospital with a chain saw blade embedded in his neck. James Valentine was in a tree in Ross Township on Monday afternoon when he was struck in the neck by the saw.Another worker helped him down, and his...
  • State govt pushes for new industrial township in Allahabad 07-11-2013 05:16 PM

    An integrated industrial township may come up on the banks of the Sangam in Allahabad soon, ushering in development for the region. The proposed township would be self-reliant in energy with separate transport networks, easily accessible bus stands and cycle tracks. The Uttar Pradesh government on Thursday said it is...
  • Lavasa gets green nod from environment ministry 09-11-2011 07:44 PM

    Mumbai: Lavasa, India's first planned hill city, being built in Maharshtra's Pune district, is now one step closer to reality. The Union Environment Ministry on Wednesday gave conditional clearance to the project. The Lavasa township got the clearance to the Environment Ministry, subject to additional conditions, after several months of...
  • Court to hear Maharashtra govt case against Lavasa 08-11-2011 08:41 AM

    Pune: A district court will hear the Maharashtra government's application against Lavasa, the ambitious hill city project set in the outskirts of Pune city, on Tuesday. The Prithviraj Chavan government had filed a criminal complaint against Lavasa Corporation and its promoters for alleged violations of the Environment Protection Act. The...
  • Lavasa: 6 officers, 9 directors named in case 04-11-2011 02:33 PM

    New Delhi: A Pune court adjourned the hearing of the case against Lavasa promoters on Friday. The court said it will hear the case on Saturday after scrutinising the application filed by the Maharashtra government. The Maharashtra government initiated proceedings against Lavasa promoters in a Pune court, sources said on...
  • Newsmaker of the day: Ajit Gulabchand 01-11-2011 11:45 PM

    As the Maharashtra government is set to begin criminal proceedings against Lavasa, chief Ajit Gulabchand says injustice is being done. ...
  • Maha govt to take credible action against Lavasa 01-11-2011 10:12 AM

    New Delhi: Sources in the Maharashtra government on Monday said that the state will take credible action against Lavasa Corporation based on the Centre's orders. Speaking to CNN-IBN, the sources said that the state government is likely to file a case under the Environment Protection Act in Mumbai. They added...
  • MoEF denies clearance, Lavasa knocks PM's door 18-10-2011 07:44 AM

    Mumbai: In its latest order, the MoEF denied clearance to Lavasa saying credible action was not taken by the state government against the violations. The future of the 4000 crore project now lies in the hands of the Bombay high court which is expected to hear the case this week....
  • Maha govt to file case against Lavasa tomorrow 13-06-2011 11:29 PM

    Mumbai: Dark clouds seem to be once again looming large over Hindustan Construction Company's ambitious Lavasa Lake City project, as the Maharashtra Government plans to file an environmental violation case against the company in Pune court on Tuesday. "We are preparing documents to file a case against Lavasa Corporation for...
  • Jairam Ramesh orders action against Lavasa 10-06-2011 06:38 PM

    New Delhi: The Environment Ministry has asked the Maharashtra government to take action against Lavasa Corporation for constructions at its hill project in Pune without green nod. Lavasa Corporation is continuing construction despite a showcause notice earlier for violating green norms. It has asked the Secretary of the Maharashtra Environment...
  • Lavasa battles to get environmental clearance 02-12-2010 11:37 AM

    New Delhi: Pune's Lavasa township may have been billed as India's newest hill station but now it battles to clear its name from environmental violations. Lavasa promises to be a dream getaway but opposition elsewhere is disturbing the peace. Villagers from Lavasa led by activist Medha Patkar staged protests in...
  • Pune builders' success mantra: build townships 19-07-2008 12:07 AM

    England legend Geoffrey Boycott feels hosts India are red-hot favourites to win upcoming four-Test series against the Three Lions. ...
  • Massive fire at Gujarat factory, 3 villages evacuated 04-04-2008 11:12 AM

    Melbourne: There will be no respite for the umpires who will be officiating in the tri-series involving India, Australia and Sri Lanka as the Decision Review System (DRS) won't be used during the 15-match tournament in February due to refusal by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI)....
  • Mega township coming up in North Delhi 20-12-2007 08:04 PM

    New Delhi: South Africa skipper Graeme Smith on Wednesday waxed eloquence on Jacques Kallis, using superlatives like "talisman" and "vital cog" to describe the hugely successful all-rounder. "It will be great to win the World Cup anyway, for South Africa, but Jacques has been a talisman for us," Smith said...
  • India's on the golden track 14-01-2007 03:03 PM

    CNN-IBN brings you a special series on India's spanking new highways that will make up the Golden Quadrilateral. ...
  • The highway to a metro's success 08-01-2007 09:00 AM

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  • Chennai suburbs in for a makeover 01-11-2006 08:33 AM

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  • Ambitious township plans for Chennai 22-10-2006 05:12 PM

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  • No headway on B'lore township project 19-08-2006 07:33 PM

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  • Bangalore struggles with urban sprawl 18-08-2006 03:04 PM

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