TOWNSHIPS

  • Six injured in Gurgaon factory fire April 6, 2014

    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 been...
  • Photo: Amazing X-Ray image of a chain saw blade still embedded in a tree trimmer's neck; the man survived the accident April 5, 2014

    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 November 7, 2013

    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 selfreliant in energy with separate transport networks, easily accessible bus stands and cycle tracks. The Uttar Pradesh government on Thursday said it is pushing to...
  • Andhra man found dead in US, investigation launched December 31, 2012

    Washington: An Indian man hailing from Andhra Pradesh, who used to run a liquor store in the US, was found dead at the shop under suspicious circumstances following which the police opened a homicide investigation. Venkat ReddyGoli, 47, was found dead by the police inside the Central Liquors store in Colerain...
  • New Jersey firing: ExMarine tweeted about killing September 1, 2012

    Old Bridge: Unhappy with his life as a Marine stationed in California, Terence Tyler posted a question three years ago on Twitter: "is it normal to want to kill ALL of ur coworkers?" Struggling with depression, he left the Marines and recently started working at a supermarket in New Jersey. On Friday...
  • AP: Koneru gets bail 9 months after arrest August 3, 2012

    Hyderabad: Justice Samudrala Govindarajulu of the High Court on Thursday granted conditional bail to Koneru Rajendra Prasad, an industrialist and accused in the APIICEmaar township scam. Rajendra Prasad was arrested by the Central Bureau of the Investigation in November 2011 and was the first to be arrested in the...
  • Tshirt about NRI's murder sparks outrage in SA June 25, 2012

    Johannesburg: Selling of Tshirts carrying objectionable slogan referring to the gruesome murder of an Indianorigin lady have sparked a fresh controversy in South Africa, attracting criticism from different sections of the society, including that from the victim's family. The apparel with the message "Dewani Tours treat your wife to a...
  • AP: HC stays registration of Emaar villas April 25, 2012

    HYDERABAD: A division bench of the AP High Court comprising Chief Justice Madan B Lokur and Justice P V Sanjay Kumar on Tuesday granted stay on an order of the single judge who had stayed a GO of the state government issued to restrain the authorities from registering the plots/flats...
  • H'bad: Cong MP quizzed by CBI in Emaar case January 16, 2012

    Hyderabad: Congress Rajya Sabha MP K.V.P. Ramachandra Rao on Monday appeared before the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in the EmaarAPIIC township scam. KVP, as he is popularly called, appeared before CBI officials in response to a notice issued by the investigating agency. He was questioned for over three hours...
  • Lavasa gets green nod from environment ministry November 9, 2011

    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 being...
  • Court to hear Maharashtra govt case against Lavasa November 8, 2011

    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 Maharashtra...
  • Lavasa: 6 officers, 9 directors named in case November 4, 2011

    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 November 1, 2011

    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 November 1, 2011

    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 CNNIBN, 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 October 18, 2011

    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 June 13, 2011

    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 violating...
  • Jairam Ramesh orders action against Lavasa June 10, 2011

    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 department to...
  • Lavasa battles to get environmental clearance December 2, 2010

    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...
  • Need tax holiday for housing: Pradeep Jain February 15, 2010

    Tax Holiday for housing projects Section 80IB (10) In order to support developers efforts of promoting LIG/MIG housing projects there is an immediate need for a tax holiday to make LIG/MIG housing a more realistic proposition. For the same, the Cutoff date for eligibility should be further extended and...
  • Pranab to persuade West Bengal govt on IT project September 12, 2009

    New Delhi: Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said on Friday that he will speak to the West Bengal government on allocating land to IT majors Wipro and Infosys after the state scrapped a mega project. "It is unfortunate. It does not convey a good signal," said Mukherjee, who represents the parliamentary constituency...
  • India's gated townships can induce psychological barriers August 4, 2008

    New Delhi: A twohour flight from Pune to Delhi was a huge leap for 14yearold Ritabh. It meant leaving his luxurious abode at Magarpatta city, a gated township on the outskirts of Pune, to go and live in a regular residential area in the Indian capital. The transition was not easy...
  • Pune builders' success mantra: build townships July 19, 2008

    Pune: Builder Lalit Kumar Jain has got an idea to lift his business: building a township, not just homes or offices. He is putting in Rs 18,000 crore in three townships in Pune. The need is there, people may want to postpone decisions on buying property but they cant do it...
  • Massive fire at Gujarat factory, 3 villages evacuated April 4, 2008

    New Delhi: A massive fire at a factory in the industrial township of Ankleshwar in Gujarat forced three villages to be evacuated as a precautionary measure. Property worth millions of rupees was destroyed but no casualties have been reported so far. The massive fire broke out at the storehouse of Bharuch Environ...
  • Mega township coming up in North Delhi December 20, 2007

    New Delhi: Thinking of investing in a new house in Delhi? Well, don't be in a rush. After Noida and Gurgaon, the hunt for a home may take you up North where Delhi's development authority has a new township planned for you. If the DDA has its way, you will...
  • DLF eyeing Bangalore for a Rs 1,800 cr investment August 6, 2007

    Bangalore: India's biggest real estate developer DLF, has set its sights on Bangalore. Here it will develop one of its first midsegment residential projects. Sources say the project size is 100 acres, out of which DLF plans to develop about 9 million square feet and might be launched by the...
  • India's on the golden track January 14, 2007

    New Delhi: CNNIBN 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 January 8, 2007

    CNNIBN brings you a special series on India's new highways that will make up the golden quadrilateral. DelhiJaipur highway: Once upon a time, rivers were the cradle of civilisation; but in 21 century India, the stakes have shifted to the country's spanking new highways. These new roads may literally take you home,...
  • Chennai suburbs in for a makeover November 1, 2006

    Chennai: Real estate in Chennai meant plots culled out of agricultural land with poor planning by small property developers. But now, Chennai's suburbs may soon look very different. Fiftythreeyearold B Manoharan bought 1,200 square feet or half a ground of land and just finished constructing his house in this new...
  • Ambitious township plans for Chennai October 22, 2006

    Chennai: An ambitious plan to develop several integrated townships on the outskirts of Chennai with an investment of Rs 1 lakh crore over the next few years has the city abuzz these days. This huge volume of investment is likely to change the way the people of Chennai live, as...
  • No headway on B'lore township project August 19, 2006

    Bangalore: Heavy traffic, clogged, narrow roads, poor water and power supply This is 21st century Bangalore for most residents of the city, not the oasis of calm that are the Information Technology (IT) campuses. Yet, it could all be different. There's plenty of space around the IT city and...