National Capital Region

  • Gurgaon, Noida land prices may fall with fresh supply in Delhi February 6, 2014

    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 long-term,...
  • Delhi employees to get paid leave for polling on Wednesday December 3, 2013

    New Delhi: Delhi voters working in the National Capital Region will get a paid leave on December 4 after the Election Commission directed the employers of public and private companies to allow them to exercise their franchise. December 4 has been declared as a public holiday in the national capital in...
  • Delhi wakes up to heavy rainfall, more rain expected this weekend October 11, 2013

    New Delhi: The residents of Delhi woke up to heavy downpour on Friday morning as rains lashed the city and NCR. The Met department had predicted heavy to moderate rainfall for this weekend. This year's monsoon in Delhi is tipped to be the longest in more than 50 years. According...
  • Five deaths, 1,000 cases of dengue reported in NCR September 26, 2013

    New Delhi: The dengue scare is back with more than five deaths and over 1,000 cases have been reported in the national capital region itself. What's more worrisome is that that medical experts say the number of cases this time round has doubled since last year. Five deaths and 1,355 cases...
  • Gurgaon: Decomposed body of woman found in the tool box of a bus August 21, 2013

    Gurgaon: The decomposed body of a young woman was found inside the tool-box of a bus in Gurgaon. The bus used by an international school in Gurgaon had returned from a workshop. The police are in the process of identifying the body. The post-mortem of the body will take place...
  • Traffic, waterlogging in Delhi, heavy rains expose lack of preparedness July 21, 2013

    New Delhi was brought to a standstill on Saturday after heavy rains lashed National Capital Region. The downpour which went on for five-hours, sparked traffic snarls across the city, with heavy waterlogging in several places. It is the heaviest rainfall that the capital has witnessed in the last 10 years....
  • Maharashtra, Delhi attract over 50 pc of FDI in India January 6, 2013

    New Delhi: Maharashtra and National Capital Region have cornered over 50 per cent of the foreign direct investment inflows into the country since April 2000, according to the industry ministry data. Maharashtra attracted maximum foreign inflows at $61.13 billion, about 33 per cent of total FDI inflows during April 2000...
  • Noida's new landlords June 7, 2011

    Noida: Since 2008, residents of the National Capital Region (NCR) have had to contend with a very annoying problem: Endless text messages about yet another upcoming real estate project in the Noida and Greater Noida region. Those messages reflect the bustle of a new urban centre at the south-eastern edge of...
  • Power crisis in National Capital Region May 31, 2011

    New Delhi: With rapid urbanization in National Capital Region (NCR), the power demand shoots up by 15 per cent every year, but the supply fails to catch up. Even the residents of upmarket Gurgaon can't escape a 5-6 hour power cut daily. The building management provides a 24-hour power backup but...
  • Delhi suburbs worst affected by dengue fever September 16, 2009

    New Delhi: The residents of Aditya Mega City building in Indirapuram, Ghaziabad are worried. Dengue has already hit 12 people in this society alone and 28-year-old Meenu Singh is the latest victim. Last week, Meenu suddenly developed headache and fever. A blood test confirmed her worst fear, that she had...
  • Agreement allows pvt comml vehicles to ply across NCR October 15, 2008

    New Delhi: The Delhi government has struck an agreement with its neighbouring states that could facilitate free and easy travel of lakhs of commuters who travel in the National Capital Region (NCR), daily. Earlier on, commercial vehicles with their respective state’s permit could not ply across the borders of the neighbouring...
  • Noida: The new crime capital of NCR April 12, 2008

    New Delhi: Lakshman alias Lacchi is in police remand for his alleged involvement in the Sheeba Thomas murder case. The Noida Police, under immense pressure from all corners, acted swiftly and suspended two officers for negligence. Sheeba Thomas was shot at by Lakshman when she was returning home to Noida on...
  • Builders pay interest on loan EMI June 22, 2007

    New Delhi: Property developers are eager to boost their sales. This is a clear indication from the fact that players in the national capital region are pitching in as much as 50-65 per cent of the EMI burden on the home loan until possession is handed over to the buyer....