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  • Land Rover debuts invisible car technology that makes the bonnet appear transparent 10-04-2014 01:41 PM

    Land Rover is experimenting with an invisible car technology that makes your bonnet appear transparent and the front of the car virtually invisible from inside the cabin.The new technology provides full visibility of what is underneath and in front of the car, with total clarity of otherwise hidden obstacles."Cameras located...
  • SP leader escapes unhurt after his helicopter makes an emergency landing 08-04-2014 07:39 PM

    A Samajwadi Party minister on Tuesday escaped unhurt when a helicopter in which he was travelling made an emergency landing after its engine failed in Saharanpur. Malik was going to address a political rally at Mankamau when his helicopter's engine failed but not before the pilots brought it down to...
  • LS polls: Narendra Modi attacks Robert Vadra over land deals 03-04-2014 07:09 PM

    At the time of addressing a rally in Ghaziabad on Thursday, BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi attacked Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra over land deals. Modi said, "I want to ask the Shehzada, if his brother-in-law will also be a 'chowkidaar' of the country as he said that the...
  • SC order on Land Act has drawn clear lines on implementation: Jairam Ramesh 01-04-2014 03:50 PM

    Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh on Tuesday said the Supreme Court judgement upholding the retrospective clause of the new Land Acquisition Act has drawn "clear and humane lines" for the implementation of a significant clause in the law. He said that the March 14 judgement by a two-judge Supreme Court...
  • Brazilian plane makes emergency landing with no front wheels 29-03-2014 04:32 PM

    An Avianca Airlines passenger jet safely made an emergency landing in Brasilia on Friday after its front landing gear failed to deploy, authorities said. None of the 49 passengers and crew of five on the Fokker 100 jet were injured when the plane landed on its rear wheels before lowering...
  • Setback for Kerala CM, HC orders CBI probe against his former gunman 28-03-2014 01:59 PM

    Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala High Court has ordered to hand over the probe of the land grab cases against Chief Minister Oommen Chandy's former gunman Salim Raj to the CBI. In the order the High Court has observed that alleged involvement of the personal staff members of the Chief Minister's office...
  • Allegations of favours to Vadra politically motivated, says Haryana CM 27-03-2014 08:47 AM

    Gurgaon: The Robert Vadra land deals have put a question mark on the Haryana government. However, Harayana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda has denied having granted favours to Congress President Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Vadra. Speaking to CNN-IBN , Hooda called all corruption allegations against him politically motivated. "The allegations are...
  • Modi government counters Kejriwal's claims on Gujarat farmers 26-03-2014 10:19 AM

    Ahmedabad: The battle between Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal and Bharatiya Janata Party Prime Ministerial candidate and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi is intensifying by the day. The Modi government in Gujarat has rebutted Kejriwal's allegations against the state's land acquisition policy. The Gujarat government has said that its...
  • Congress admits ex-BJP Minister Krishnaiah Shetty into its fold 23-03-2014 11:10 PM

    The ruling Congress in Karnataka on Sunday decided to induct former BJP minister Krishnaiah Shetty, who was a co-accused along with former Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa in an alleged land scam. Congress central ledership has given the green signal for entry of Shetty who was a member of the Yeddyurappa...
  • CBI gives clean chit to Digvijaya in 2008 land allotment case 19-03-2014 03:48 PM

    New Delhi: In a major relief for Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh, the CBI on Wednesday gave him a clean chit in the 2008 Indore land allotment case. The CBI said that there was no evidence against Digvijaya. He was accused of flouting the laws to allot land to Treasure...
  • Two persons shot dead over land dispute in Bhelupur 17-03-2014 02:52 PM

    Two persons were allegedly shot dead in Bhelupur area of Varanasi district over a land dispute. Bholanath Yadav and his friend Vinod Yadav were killed on Sunday night allegedly by Munna Yadav, Sohan Yadav and Harihar Yadav in Mahmoodganj village, police said. The incident is stated to be a fallout...
  • Gadkari a 'broker', says Kejriwal while campaigning for Damania 14-03-2014 07:18 PM

    Nagpur: Aam Aadmi Party convenor Arvind Kejriwal who is under severe criticism for his attack on media lashed out at former BJP president Nitin Gadkari during his rally in Nagpur on Friday evening. Kejriwal who is touring Maharashtra ahead of Lok Sabha elections called Gadkari a 'broker'. Nitin Gadkari is...
  • Official accuses minister MC Chauhan of land grab, attempts suicide 13-03-2014 02:22 PM

    A government official tried to set himself on fire on Wednesday, accusing the state tourism minister of land grabbing, police said on Thursday. The incident took place in Bijnor district where village development officer Manu Gaur doused himself in kerosene and was about to light fire when he was stopped....
  • Kejriwal not declared as AAP's PM candidate: Patkar 10-03-2014 10:29 PM

    Social activist and AAP candidate from Mumbai North-East seat, Medha Patkar on Monday said that although Arvind Kejriwal is the "best person" to become the prime minister, AAP has not declared him for the top post as doing so before the Lok Sabha polls is "unconstitutional". "Kejriwal is the best...
  • With 189 passengers onboard, Dubai-bound Air India flight makes emergency landing 08-03-2014 11:29 PM

    A Dubai-bound Air India Express flight with 189 passengers onboard on Saturday made an emergency landing at the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport after it was diverted here due to technical issue. A spokesperson of the airline said all the passengers were safe and another aircraft was arranged to fly them...
  • Next government won’t be formed without AAP's support: Arvind Kejriwal 02-03-2014 07:09 PM

    Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday claimed that his party will secure 100 seats in Lok Sabha election and that the next government cannot be formed without its support as he launched a fresh attack on Narendra Modi over his alleged links with Mukesh Ambani. Addressing a rally...
  • Government to ensure non-interference in DPLR work of Bokaro Steel Plant 24-02-2014 04:58 PM

    Jharkhand government on Monday said it would ensure the Director, Project and Land Rehabilitation (DPLR) of Bokaro Steel Plant to function freely without interference by Bokaro district administration. Replying to a query from Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (Prajatantric) MLA Samresh Singh, Chief Minister Hemant Soren told the House that the government...
  • 2014 Range Rover long wheelbase launched in India at Rs 2.08 crore 18-02-2014 04:58 PM

    Land Rover unveiled the world's finest SUV at the 2014 Auto Expo - the long wheelbase Range Rover. In this 'Ultimate SUV', Land Rover offers unrivalled levels of comfort and luxury in a market that until now was reserved for long wheelbase luxury saloons. With the 186mm longer wheelbase, Land...
  • 'No man's land' is all about strong characters 16-02-2014 08:26 AM

    Let me start this post by quoting Mark Twain "Buy land, they're not making it anymore." and this is what explains the basis of Nilesh Shrivastava's debut book No Man's Land. The cover of the book is intriguing and its blurb will definitely push you to pick the book up....
  • OMG: Woman on board a Delta flight was so horny that the pilot had to make an emergency landing 11-02-2014 12:49 PM

    Being aroused is one thing - it can happen to anyone, anytime. But, how many of us have had planes make emergency landings because of our horniness? Well, this case sure is a first in that category. A woman who was on board a Delta flight from Baltimore-Washington to Salt...
  • Trouble for Vadra, Rajasthan BJP MPs seek probe into his land deals 09-02-2014 07:56 AM

    Jaipur: Trouble seems to be brewing for Congress President Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra as five BJP MPs from Rajasthan have written to Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje demanding investigation into the land deals by him. With Lok Sabha elections just round the corner, the Rajasthan Revenue Borad has put the...
  • Gurgaon, Noida land prices may fall with fresh supply in Delhi 06-02-2014 11:21 PM

    Land prices in Gurgaon and Noida could fall as over 70,000 acre is likely to come in the Delhi market because of DDA's new land pooling policy, property consultant CBRE said on Thursday. "The land pooling policy will prove to be positive for the National Capital Region (NCR) in the...
  • Auto Expo 2014 Jaguar Land Rover lineup: F-TYPE Coupe, Range Rover LWB and Project 7 02-02-2014 11:40 AM

    While we're still reeling from the sheer aural and visual impact of the Jaguar F-TYPE drop top, Jaguar plans to send us back into a frenzy of poppin-n-cracking with the new F-TYPE coupe. The top of the line F-TYPE R will feature a new 550PS V8 which is 55PS more...
  • Clash breaks out over land dispute in Talabgaun village, 11 injured 31-01-2014 03:45 PM

    At least 11 persons, including two women and a minor girl, were on Friday injured when a clash broke out between two groups over a land dispute in Talabgaun village in Bundi district. Station House Officer of Hindoli police station Sanjay Rohit said the clash broke out between the two...
  • Constructions made over years on disputed land can't be razed: SC 30-01-2014 09:23 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday held that State cannot be allowed to demolish massive constructions made over the years by declaring the disputed land as a "private forest" after long and inordinate delay. The apex court said it cannot put the clock back when the possession of the...
  • DGCA penalises 3 private airlines for not using trained pilots in fog 30-01-2014 05:19 PM

    New Delhi: Three private airlines Indigo, GoAir and Jet Airways have been penalised by the Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) for not using pilots trained to land in foggy conditions especially in Delhi. The DGCA has also withdrawn six landing slots allotted to the three airlines. Ahead of the...
  • Complaint filed against Goa Speaker in a land deal 24-01-2014 01:59 PM

    Panaji: A complaint has been filed with the Goa Chief Secretary demanding a probe into a plot purchased by Speaker Rajendra Arlekar for Rs 72 lakh. According to the complainant, Speaker Rajendra Arlekar paid Rs 72 lakh for a 500 sq mt plot. Tourism Minister Dilip Parulekar has grabbed 599...
  • Congress MLA, five others booked for alleged land grabbing 21-01-2014 08:54 AM

    A local Congress MLA and his five supporters were on Monday booked for allegedly grabbing a land in Kotwali area of Bareilly. Congress MLA from Swar Tanda seat of Rampur, Naved Kazim Ali, was among six persons booked on Monday on complaint filed by Teej Agarwal, who has alleged that...
  • Goa: Tourism Minister booked in land grab case 17-01-2014 02:54 PM

    The Goa Police on Friday booked Tourism Minister Dilip Parulekar for land grab. The registration of the First Information Report (FIR) under sections 420, 119, 120 and 120 B of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) comes within 24 hours of a directive given by a trial court on Thursday. The...
  • Woman official arrested in Shahdol for fraudulent transfer of Tribal land 10-01-2014 10:40 PM

    A local court on Friday remanded a woman government officer in judicial custody after she was arrested in connection with fraudulent transfer of tribal lands in the district. Sandhya Singh, the accused, was posted as the District Registrar (Land Registry) in Shahdol district in 2009 when the land belonging to...