Residential

  • UP: Fire in residential apartments in Ghaziabad's Indirapuram July 11, 2014

    Ghaziabad: Several cars were gutted in a fire that broke out on Friday afternoon in the basement of a residential building in Indirapuram area in Ghaziabad. There was no loss of life in the fire that struck the basement of Tower Number 2 of ATS residential society in Nitikhand area of...
  • Noida to get north India's tallest residential tower May 24, 2014

    Real estate player Brys Group plans to invest Rs.900 croreRs.1,000 crore over the next four years in a project that will be north India's tallest residential tower, Rahul Gaur, chairmancum managing director of the company, said here on Saturday. We will invest around Rs.900 croreRs 1,000 crore and the project will...
  • 35yearold businessman fatally shoots wife, son; kills self November 20, 2013

    A businessman gunned down his wife and son and then turned the gun on himself in Uttar Pradesh's Ghaziabad district, police said on Wednesday.The incident took place late on Tuesday night in Orange County residential society located in Indirapuram area. Ankur Gupta, 35, first shot dead his wife Sarika, 30, and...
  • Delhi's unauthorised colonies regularised only on paper? November 14, 2013

    New Delhi: More than 50 lakh people live in Delhi's unauthorised colonies. Despite most of these colonies being regularised on paper there is little change on ground. Angry and frustrated residents say they will vote for change. In Delhi's newly regularised colonies, there are no signs of campaigning, no netas...
  • 4 'drunk' police constables misbehave with women, suspended August 14, 2013

    Four police constables, who were allegedly in an inebriated state, misbehaved with some women in Meerut district prompting the authorities to suspend them, police said on Wednesday. Constables Surendra Tewatia, Manoj Kumar, Lakhmi Singh and Neeraj Pundir posted with the Kharkhauda police station have been suspended by the SSP for allegedly...
  • 50 girls of residential school flee as food with worms was served for days July 31, 2013

    Distressed over food containingworms being served to them, 50 girl students of a residentialschool, who had refused to eat meals for four days, fled thepremises, prompting an inquiry following which five employees,including a warden and a cook, have been sacked. The students of Kasturba Gandhi residential girls schoolin Hafizganj area claimed...
  • WB, NE a hotbed of investment frauds: probe April 26, 2013

    New Delhi: Amid a raging controversy over alleged cheating of gullible investors by Saradha group, the regulators have found that West Bengal and Northeastern states have become a hotbed of such frauds and NRIs from these regions account for a large chunk of defrauded people. While the Centre has announced...
  • Rajasthan: Education camps make girls financially independent April 2, 2013

    Lunkaransar: Girls from the desert villages in Rajasthan, which infamous for female foeticide and child marriages, are benefiting, thanks to residential education camps. From would be child brides, they are now looking at financial independence. It is a leap of faith for the 19yrold, Pankaj Rathore. In something that would have...
  • Chhattisgarh: Two more arrested for raping minor girls January 14, 2013

    Raipur: Two officials of Chhattisgarh education department were on Monday arrested in connection with the rape of minor inmates of a governmentrun residential school for tribal girls at Jhaliyamari village in Kanker district. With Monday's arrests, the total number of those held so far has reached eight, including two teachers. "Block...
  • Gas leak leads to fire in Mumbai building December 2, 2012

    Mumbai: A fire broke out on early Sunday morning in a building at Nariman Point in Mumbai. Eight fire engines and seven water tankers doused the fire that was on the nineteenth floor of the Jolly Makers Tower. No casualties have been reported so far. Officials said that the cause...
  • Heritage tag for Mumbai residential buildings sparks debate October 3, 2012

    Mumbai: The inclusion of old residential precincts of Mumbai in the recent heritage list has stirred up a controversy. The residents of BDD chawl have been living in conditions such as cracked walls, leaky pipelines and dismal interiors since the British era. Chawls fell into the kind of disarray that...
  • In a first since 2008, Mumbai housing prices fall May 15, 2012

    Mumbai: Residential property prices in Mumbai declined 9.1 percent last fiscal, recording the first price fall since the 2008 crisis, according to a survey by consultancy firm Knight Frank. The survey, titled Knight Frank Prime Global Cities Index Q1 of 2012', said that property prices of global prime cities reported...
  • 'Mumbai residential prices fall 1st time since 2008' May 14, 2012

    Mumbai: Residential property prices in Mumbai declined 9.1 per cent last fiscal, recording the first price fall since the 2008 global financial crisis, said a survey by consultancy firm Knight Frank. According to the survey titled 'Knight Frank Prime Global Cities Index Q1 of 2012', property prices of global prime cities...
  • UP: School girls allege sexual harassment April 12, 2012

    New Delhi: A shocking case of young girls being sexually harassed by the employees of a Government Residential school has come to light in Kushinagar in Uttar Pradesh. Two grade 4 employees of the school have been arrested after the girls took their complaints to the media. The girls alleged that...
  • Chennai: demand for residential properties go up February 18, 2012

    CHENNAI: The stability in Information Technology (IT) and Information Technology Enabled Services (ITES) and the dip in inflation are expected to spur the demand for residential properties in Chennai, according to a real estate research firm. Siva Krishnan, Head of residential services (Chennai), Jones Lang LaSalle India, told City Express...
  • CJ: saving residents from harmful industries January 18, 2011

    Vanya Joshi is fighting against the proposal to set up a waste plant in the area she lives in. ...
  • World's tallest residential tower in Dubai soon November 28, 2010

    Dubai: The 107storey tower, billed to be the tallest residential building on earth, is likely to be ready by late next year in the city that is also home to the 823 metres wonder Burj Khalifa. The 414metre tall Princess Tower in the city's highprofile Dubai Marina will be ready...
  • Air Show crash survivors tell their tale March 5, 2010

    In Hyderabad, the Sagar Pawan air crash at a residential area has left many shaken. Those who saw it happen, recount the shock and horror. ...
  • Repo rate impact: Property prices likely to plummet June 27, 2008

    New Delhi: With the Reserve Bank of India raising repo rates to 8.5 per cent, people can expect a downturn in property prices. Experts predict a further slide of 5 to10 per cent in prices over the next quarter. 'If the sentiment remains the same and the mortgage rates go up,...
  • Aamir ready to pay Rs 33 cr for property May 23, 2008

    New Delhi: Bollywood star Aamir Khan has plans to buy a residential society in Mumbai for his personal studio. Reports say the actordirector has offered to shell out Rs 33 crore for the society, Vrindavan, in Santacruz. Aamir Khan Productions has approached the owners of the society to buy the 22apartment...
  • Bangalore Master Plan: Villages give way to complexes September 6, 2007

    Bangalore: Bangalore is booming like never before. And the latest offering comes in the form of 5 new suburban layouts and 1.76 lakh sites. If the Bangalore Development Authority has its way, then the lands on the outskirts of the city will be converted to residential layouts. As part of...
  • 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...
  • BJP accuses Shiv Sena of betrayal June 26, 2007

    New Delhi: The BJP on Tuesday reacted strongly to Shiv Sena's decision to back UPA candidate Pratibha Patil for the Presidential election and accused its ally of entering into a deal with the Congress over its support to UPALeft candidate. Accusing Sena of betrayal, the BJP termed the decision as "unfortunate"....
  • MCD to 'seal' posh Delhi's fate September 16, 2006

    New Delhi: As the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) continues its drive of sealing commercial establishments in residential areas, a couple of upmarket South Delhi localities will face the MCD hammer starting Saturday. According to Supreme Court orders, sealings were to start across Delhi from the September 1 onwards but last...