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  • Hike in circle rates in Delhi to hit housing demand 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Increase in circle rates by up to 20 per cent in the national capital could further dampen investor sentiment and affect housing market, according to global property consultants. The Delhi government on Monday raised the circle rates -- the minimum valuation at which properties have to be registered --...
  • New payment gateway for efiling of intellectual property September 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Commerce and Industry Ministry has launched a new payment gateway for efiling of intellectual property, a move which will further simplify the procedure to get patents and trademarks. "This facility enables payment using Internet banking, credit cards or debit cards of more than 70 banks as against Internet...
  • Average housing price falls by 2 pc during AprilJune in DelhiNCR September 3, 2014

    New Delhi: The average housing price in DelhiNCR has declined marginally by 2 per cent during AprilJune compared with the yearago period due to slowdown in property market, according to a report by realty portal 99acres. In its latest residential report for the second quarter of 2014 calendar year, the...
  • Centre asks ministries to furnish officials' property details online August 10, 2014

    New Delhi: In a bid to ensure transparency, the Narendra Modi government has asked all departments and ministries to put property details of officials on their respective websites. A government circular in this regard was recently received by the Defence Ministry, which says that the new rules for filing property returns...
  • Court orders confiscation of properties of Indore Development Authority officer August 8, 2014

    A specialcourthere on Friday ordered confiscation of properties worth Rs 35.75 lakh belonging to Indore Development Authority's (IDA) Estate Officer Babulal Gothwal and directed the government to use it in public interest. Special Judge Avnindra Kumar Singh ordered confiscation of properties worth Rs 35.75 lakh of Gothwal after finding that it...
  • Azam Khan attacks Shia cleric over 'sale' of Waqf properties August 5, 2014

    Firing yet another salvo at Shia cleric Maulana Kalbe Jawwad, Uttar Pradesh Waqf Minister Azam Khan on Tuesday questioned alleged sale of Waqf properties during the chairmanship of his brotherinlaw. In a statement issued here, Azam alleged the religious leader raised slogans in favour of Narendra Modi and added, "There was...
  • Delhi: 17yearold raped in moving vehicle, accused arrested August 2, 2014

    New Delhi: A 17yearold girl was raped allegedly by a property dealer in a moving car while his friends were also involved in the crime in Bhalaswa Dairy area of northwest Delhi, police said on Saturday. The incident took place last night when accused Satish, who known to the victim, took...
  • ED attaches RS 100 crore worth assets of former Jharkhand Minister July 28, 2014

    The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Monday attached properties estimated worth is Rs 100 crore of former Jharkhand Minister Anosh Ekka in connection with itsmoney laundering probe against him based on a disproportionate assets complaint. Ekka, a former Rural Development Minister in Chief Minister Madhu Koda's cabinet, has been under the scanner...
  • 42yearold man stabbed to death over a property dispute July 12, 2014

    A 42yearold man was allegedly stabbed to death by three on Saturday after an argument over a property dispute in the district, police said. Kailash Kevat was stabbed by two brothers Jai Prakash Maurya and Prahalad Maurya, aged between 30 and 34, and their father Dwarika Maurya over a property...
  • Nephew murders 45yearold man over property dispute July 3, 2014

    A 45yearold was allegedly killed by his nephew over a property dispute in Ahimaney Baijapur village in Sultanpur, police said on Thursday. The deceased identified as Tilakram Verma was working in his agricultural field on Wednesday, when he got involved in a dispute with his nephew who attacked him with a...
  • Newlywed Indian woman wins prime property in Dubai radio show July 2, 2014

    A newlywed Indian woman, who was visiting her husband in Dubai, has won a prime property in her home state in a competition run by a radio station, according to a media report. Sruthymol V, 24, won the property three months after her marriage, when she flew into Dubai on a...
  • Hingora kidnapping: Accused's property attached July 1, 2014

    A local court on Monday issued a warrant of attachment of property of the 12 accused in thea case relating to abduction of a Gujarat industrialist in which the kidnappers had allegedly taken Rs 9 crore as ransom. Chief Judicial Magistrate Brajesh Kumar issued the warrants against prime accused Chandan Sonar,...
  • Consequences if India fails to act on IPR, warns US lawmaker June 27, 2014

    Washington: A top US lawmaker warned India of "consequences" on its continued violation of intellectual property rights (IPRs) hoping the new government will address America's concerns regarding its policies that undermine IPRs. In his June 25 letter to United States Trade Representative (USTR) Michael Froman, Senator Orrin Hatch said, "I...
  • Income Tax department asks exCBI chief AP Singh to provide bank, property details June 19, 2014

    New Delhi: The Income Tax department on Thursday summoned former CBI Director AP Singh and his wife Shabnam Singh. The exCBI chief has been asked to provide details of his properties, bank accounts, lockers and credit cards. The investigation on Singh is in connection with the suspected case of tax...
  • Cyber crime costs global economy $445 billion a year: Report June 9, 2014

    London: Cyber crime costs the global economy about $445 billion every year, with the damage to business from the theft of intellectual property exceeding the $160 billion loss to individuals from hacking, according to research published on Monday. The report from the Centre for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) said cyber...
  • 55yearold man, his son shot dead over property dispute June 7, 2014

    A 55yearold man and his son were allegedly shot dead on Friday by their neighbour over a property dispute in Achalpur locality of the district, police said. Satyadev Singh and his son Vikas (17) were shot dead by their neighbour identified as Santosh with whom they had a property dispute, SP...
  • Property worth crores damaged as fire erupts in Crossroads Mall May 28, 2014

    Property worth crores of rupees was burnt down as a major fire broke out at a city mall, police said on Wednesday. The blaze occurred on the second floor of Crossroads Mall late on Tuesday night and spread to the third. As thick plumes of smoke began emanating from the building,...
  • Boy kills uncle, injures grandmother over property dispute May 27, 2014

    A youth allegedly stabbed his 45yearold uncle to death and severely injured his grandmother during a fight over property dispute in Kota, police said. An argument broke out over division of property between the accused and his uncle at his house in Nayapura area of the city late on Monday evening,...
  • Assocham suggests steps to give boost to affordable housing May 20, 2014

    New Delhi: Aiming to facilitate affordable housing in the country, Assocham has suggested measures like grant of infrastructure status to housing sector, digitization of land records, easing of norms for FDI in real estate and allowing insurance and pension funds to invest in the sector. "Given the slowdown in the...
  • Head of community organisation shot dead over property dispute May 20, 2014

    The head of a community organisation was shot dead allegedly by two men over some property dispute in Rajatalab area of Banswara, sparking protest by a mob outside a hospital. 45yearold Abulala, chairman of Anjuman Islamia committee, was sitting in his nephew's shop last night when two attackers came on a...
  • Property prices likely to increase post elections: Survey May 12, 2014

    Mumbai: Property prices are likely to increase only after six months when the country will get a new government, a recent survey said on Monday. The Housing Sentiment Index (HSI) assessed by IIM Bangalore and Magicbricks.com forecasts that home buyers across eight of 10 cities surveyed expect real estate prices...
  • Woman arrested for throwing mobile phone at judge May 9, 2014

    A middleaged woman was arrested from the Patna civil court premises on Friday after she threw a cell phone at district judge Birendra Kumar. Police officials said Rita Singh of Alauddin Chowk of Sonepur in Saran district had filed a bailcancellation plea against her inlaws in the court. She had been...
  • Hiranandani Brothers among Singapore's richest property tycoons May 7, 2014

    Singapore: Indian origin property magnate Raj Kumar Hiranandani and Asok Kumar Hiranandani have been named among Singapore's top ten richest property tycoons and the two have a collective net worth of $2.6 billion, says a WealthX report. Raj Kumar Hiranandani, owner of the Royal Holdings Organisation was placed in the second...
  • No house for Indians in Singapore, situation may get worse May 2, 2014

    Singapore: If you are an Indian in Singapore and looking for a house on rent, it is highly likely that you won't get one. Most Singaporean landlords don't rent their house to Indians and people from mainland China. According to local media reports, many landlords are open about it. The...
  • US resists pressure to give India worst offender rating in IP review May 1, 2014

    Washington: The United States has resisted lobbying by US businesses to take tougher trade action against India for its intellectual property policies, deciding against risking ties with a likely new government in New Delhi. The US Trade Representative avoided labeling India with the worst offender tag in its annual scorecard on...
  • Show Me The Money: Amarinder Singh has assets worth over Rs 81 cr April 13, 2014

    Former Punjab chief minister and Congress leader Amarinder Singh has his assets valued at over Rs 81.98 crore. ...
  • Show Me The Money: BJP MP Hema Malini has assets worth over Rs 192 cr April 13, 2014

    Bollywood actress-turned-politician Hema Malini has her total assets valued at Rs 192.6 crore. The BJP MP has Rs 12.7 lakh cash with her. ...
  • Six injured in clash over property dispute April 12, 2014

    Six persons, including a woman, were injured in a clash between two groups over an alleged property dispute in Rajasthan's Tonk district on Saturday, police said. "Hiralal Jat and his family members were working on their farm in Sunara village when Chand Mohammad and his men attacked them with sticks leaving...
  • Show Me The Money: Shinde has Rs 8.4 cr as bank deposits, investments April 4, 2014

    Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde has cash reserves of Rs 1.9 lakhs. The Congress leader has Rs 8.4 crores as bank deposits and investments. ...
  • Late Nawab Pataudi's daughter Saba forms new board to look after royal properties March 18, 2014

    Late Mansoor Ali Khan's daughter Saba Sultan, who is the Mutawalli (custodian) of Auqaf-e-Shahi (royal properties), has de-centralised its work and formed a five-member executive board to solve all its issues. Saba told reporters in Bhopal on Sunday that she was determined to solve all the problems related to the Auqaf-e-Shahi...