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  • 25,000 winners allotted houses in DDA's mega housing scheme 2014 draw 8 hours 41 minutes ago

    The much awaited draw of lots for the Delhi Development Authority's flagship 'Housing Scheme 2014' is over and the list is out on the website. Over 25000 flats were in the fray for which more than 10 lakh people applied. ...
  • Delhi: DDA announces winners of mega housing scheme 23 hours 15 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The much-awaited draw for the mega 'Housing Scheme 2014' of Delhi Development Authority concluded on Tuesday, leaving thousands of applicants ecstatic after they found their names amongst those who landed flats even as others rued their luck at missing out in the lottery. The flagship scheme offering 25,040...
  • No quota for Delhites in DDA Housing: HC says 'nothing wrong' in provision 23 hours 29 minutes ago

    New Delhi: With the much-awaited DDA Housing draw finally out, the Delhi High Court on Tuesday said that there was "nothing wrong" in DDA's regulation which holds that a person, who already owns a flat or plot in Delhi, was ineligible to apply. A bench of Chief Justice G Rohini...
  • Chuck Hagel resigns as US defense secretary Yesterday

    Washington: US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel resigned on Monday, the first major change to President Barack Obama's Cabinet since his Democrats were routed in midterm elections three weeks ago. Obama announced the resignation at a White House event with Hagel at his side. Hagel will remain in the job until a...
  • Delhi: Much-awaited DDA housing scheme draw on Tuesday Yesterday

    New Delhi: The much-awaited and delayed draw of lots for Delhi Development Authority's flagship 'Housing Scheme 2014' will be held on Tuesday, deciding the fate of over 10 lakh applicants. The process of draw, that will start at 11.30 AM will be completed in less than two hours, DDA's official...
  • India needs 25 million housing units, will touch 38 million by 2030 3 days ago

    New Delhi: The Delhi Development Authority (DDA) has launched its much awaited biggest housing scheme offering 26,000 flats of which 24,000 are one room sets meant for the lower income group. However, despite the scale of the scheme it is unlikely to bridge the housing gap in the city....
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay 6 days ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • Bombay HC rejects CBI plea to drop Ashok Chavan's name as accused in Adarsh scam 1 week ago

    Mumbai: In a big blow to former Maharashtra chief minister Ashok Chavan, the Bombay High Court has rejected the plea of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to drop his name as an accused in the multi-crore Adarsh housing scam. The CBI special court had earlier rejected the agency's plea to...
  • Spanish lawmakers pass symbolic motion on eventual recognition of Palestine 1 week ago

    Madrid: Spanish lawmakers on Tuesday urged their government to recognise Palestine as a state, albeit only when the Palestinians and Israel negotiate a solution to their long-running conflict. The symbolic motion, which echoes similar votes last month in Britain and Ireland, received the backing of all the political groups of the...
  • Barack Obama will not change policy against paying ransom for hostages 1 week ago

    Washington: President Barack Obama, who has ordered a comprehensive review of US policy governing efforts to free American hostages, still opposes the payment of ransoms, the White House said on Tuesday. Obama ordered the review last summer in light of the increasing number of US citizens taken hostage by the Islamic...
  • West Africa nowhere near end of Ebola crisis: Barack Obama 1 week ago

    Washington: US President Barack Obama warned on Tuesday that West Africa was still "nowhere near out of the woods" in its fight against Ebola. Obama spoke on Tuesday at the White House while meeting with his national security and public health teams on Ebola, Xinhua reported. "As long as the outbreak continues...
  • DDA puts off housing scheme draw after last-minute hiccups November 16, 2014

    New Delhi: After facing last-minute technical hiccups on Sunday, the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) has postponed the draw of lots for its flagship Housing Scheme 2014, which was scheduled to be held on Monday. The decision comes in the wake of technical problem encountered by the housing body while holding the...
  • DDA to hold housing scheme draw on Monday; to webcast live November 14, 2014

    New Delhi: The draw of lots for DDA's flagship 'Housing Scheme 2014', offering over 25,000 flats across various categories, will be held on Monday to decide the fate of over 10 lakh applicants. The draw would be held DDA headquarters 'Vikas Sadan' at 11:30 AM and officials said the date has...
  • National housing scheme named after Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel November 13, 2014

    Gandhinagar: Union Minister for Urban Development M Venkaiah Naidu announced that the central government has prepared a blueprint for the new urban housing scheme, to be called 'Sardar Patel National Housing Mission'. "Our PM Narendra Modi gave us a target to provide houses to all the citizens by 2022. I...
  • US, China reach 'understanding' on IT tariff cuts: White House November 11, 2014

    Beijing: The United States and China have "reached an understanding" on an agreement to reduce tariffs on information technology trade, the White House said, in what Washington called a boost to WTO efforts to slash trade duties. Washington hopes the move would "contribute to a rapid conclusion" of negotiations in Geneva...
  • Need some inspiration? Read Sudha Menon's 'Gifted' November 7, 2014

    Reading a Sudha Menon book is always a delight. All her books with their subjects carefully chosen and weaved with extreme intricacy radiate warmth. 'Gifted' is a book that brings in light on some of the most inspiring stories of people with disabilities that I have read in recent times....
  • Japan to offer $100 million aid to Ebola-hit Africa November 7, 2014

    Tokyo: Japan will provide up to USD 100 million in fresh aid to Ebola-hit West Africa, the government said on Friday, after the United States called for further global efforts to combat the deadly virus. Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said the aid would come on top of USD 40 million...
  • Urban housing deficit more than 18 million, says Venkaiah Naidu November 5, 2014

    New Delhi: India has been assessed to have a deficit of about 18.78 million housing units in urban areas, and more than 95 per cent of the same pertain to economically weaker sections and low income groups of the society, Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday said. In this...
  • Barack Obama to visit Asia Pacific region, may meet PM Modi November 4, 2014

    Washington: President Barack Obama will travel to China, Myanmar and Australia next week during a six-day trip to attend a series of key multilateral and bilateral meetings with foreign leaders including Prime Minister Narendra Modi. He will attend APEC Summit in Beijing (November 10-12), East Asia Summit and US ASEAN...
  • Maharashtra Cabinet portfolios announced, CM Fadnavis keeps Home, Housing November 2, 2014

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Sunday allocated portfolios to his ten-member council of ministers while keeping the Home, Urban Development, Housing and Health departments with himself. As per the information provided by the CMO, the portfolios not specifically allocated to any minister will be with the Chief Minister. Senior BJP...
  • Government to launch 'rental housing' scheme for migrants, poor November 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Aiming to provide temporary shelter for migrants and homeless people, the government is firming up a new initiative to launch a rental housing project in the big cities to answer their accommodation needs. "We are launching a major initiative to promote rental housing on a large scale, for...
  • I hate the old house, there are so many bad memories of Kieran cheating: Katie Price October 29, 2014

    London: Singer Katie Price says she wants to make a fresh start in a new home with husband Kieran Hayler, who cheated on her. Price, who forgave Hayler after discovering his affairs with her friends Jane Pountney and Chrissy Thomas earlier this year, has moved out of the Sussex home as...
  • 'House of Cards' actress Elizabeth Norment dies at age 61 October 29, 2014

    New York: Elizabeth Norment, the American actress best known for her role on the Netflix political series "House of Cards," has died at the age of 61. The actress passed away on Oct. 13 at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York, according to media reports. No other details were...
  • Bangalore: People stage silent protest to save heritage site October 26, 2014

    Several prominent Bangaloreans are gathered at the historic Balabrooie guest house in the city for a silent protest against the Karnataka government's recent proposal to raze the 150-year-old heritage structure to build a club for MLAs and MPs. ...
  • Heritage conservationists up in arms over demolishing of 150-year-old iconic Balabrooie guest house for a club October 25, 2014

    Bangalore: The heritage conservationists and the civil society activists are up in the arms against Karnataka government's decision to demolish a 150 years old Balabrooie state guest house to make way for a swanky Legislators Club exclusively for the MLAs, MLCs and MPs. According to state government sources, the beautiful...
  • Ebola: Newly released Dallas nurse to meet with Obama October 24, 2014

    Bethesda: A nurse who caught Ebola while caring for the patient diagnosed in Dallas was released from a hospital on Friday, free of the virus, and was to meet later in the day with President Barack Obama at the White House. Nurse Nina Pham said that she felt "fortunate and blessed...
  • White House says US immigration plans not final yet October 23, 2014

    Washington: The White House cautioned against making assumptions about President Barack Obama's changes to US immigration rules based on a new federal contract proposal from the Homeland Security Department to buy enough supplies to make as many as 34 million immigrant work permits and residency cards over the next five...
  • Washington: Man arrested after jumping White House fence October 23, 2014

    Washington: A 23-year-old man climbed over the White House fence and was attacked by Secret Service dogs before being arrested, officials said. The intruder has been identified as Dominic Adesanya, 23, a resident of Bel Air in Maryland, a suburb of Washington DC. He was unarmed at the time of his arrest....
  • US offers assistance to Canada in wake of Ottawa shootings October 22, 2014

    Washington: The United States offered assistance to Canada on Wednesday in the wake of shootings at the Canadian parliament building in Ottawa, the White House said. Spokesman Josh Earnest said White House officials were working to arrange a phone call between President Barack Obama and Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper to...
  • London: Sothebys auctions Indian and Islamic art work October 22, 2014

    The Auction House Sothebys of London held its inaugural 'Indian and Islamic Art week' putting on display a high profile series of Public exhibitions and auctions from October 3 to October 8. The exhibition was divided into three areas - the Modern and Contemporary South Asian Art, Art of Imperial...