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China-interested-in-developing-Bengal's-infrastructure:-Mamata-Banerjee
Nov 06, 2015
KOLKATA: The Chinese government has expressed keen interest in enhancing economic activity with West Bengal as the state is both economically and geographically close to China, West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee said today.
Land-sales-dip-after-real-estate-slump
Oct 27, 2015
PUNE: On a humid weekday afternoon last month, Sunil Thube wiped his brow, sipped his tea, and glanced every few seconds at his iPhone ringing impatiently. He answered a couple of calls and gave updates on land deals he was working on.
Govt-in-talks-with-World-Bank-for-funding-of-smart-cities,-AMRUT-plan
Sep 25, 2015
he World Bank is in talks with the government to provide some initial funding for the latter's smart cities programme and the Amrut initiative for urban revitalisation.
Realty-firms,-private-equity-funds-may-shelve-plan-to-set-up-REITs-on-MAT-fear
Apr 28, 2015
MUMBAI: Real estate developers and private equity funds which were planning to set up Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) have shelved their plans
Bengal-government-plans-smart-cities
Apr 25, 2015
Kolkata: West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee's decision to rename six district towns across the state is part of state government's plan to set up smart cities there
Poor land valuation resulting in black money in Delhi: CIC
Jan 12, 2015
NEW DELHI: Difference in real value of land and circle rates in the national capital is not only facilitating black money inflow in the property market but also causing revenue loss to the exchequer
Mathura builders issued notices for payment of EDC arrears
Dec 10, 2014
MATHURA: The Mathura Vrindavan Development Authority (MVDA) has issued notices to 128 builders of the district for payment of arrears of External Development Charge
Centre likely to drop plans to introduce land acquisition bill in winter session
Nov 29, 2014
New Delhi: The Centre is likely to drop its plans to introduce the land acquisition amendment bill this session
Soon, AMC to get real-time info on city’s civic services
Sep 10, 2014
After almost a decade of trial and error the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) has finally inched forward to get an entire data related to the city's civic services and individual property owners on a Geographical Information System (GIS) map
How banks determine home-loan eligibility
May 16, 2014
DELHI: Buying a home is an important personal finance decision. This not only compels us to use our savings for paying down payment for homeloan, it also makes changes to our lifestyle to accommodate the new EMI payment for the home loan.
Real estate sites helping people find compatible roomates
Apr 12, 2014
DELHI: Move over matrimony sites, even real estate sites are now matchmaking. In a first of its kind, a new start-up real estate site Grabhouse is helping people find compatible roomates while renting accommodation. There is a compatibility test mainly on likes and dislikes - vegetarian/non vegetarian,smoker/non-smoker, late night parties, on the site before users are given related info on the available rooms for rent.
SIPs best way to create wealth via mutual funds
Mar 18, 2014
DELHI: At the very basic, wealth creation refers to the process of deploying your money in a manner that there is real-value accretion over the long run. In other words, you should deploy your savings in such a way that the rate of return on your money beats the rate of inflation.
‘Make planning more independent’
Dec 23, 2013
CHENNAI: Architect and urban planner Pushpa Arabindoo has an inter-disciplinary approach to urban spaces. Her empirical research involves ethnographic investigation of urban transformations in Chennai.
TCEL, Autodesk tie up to offer BIM solutions
Sep 25, 2013
MUMBAI: Engineering consultancy solutions provider Tata Consulting Engineers Ltd (TCEL) today said it has partnered with US-based software firm Autodesk to bring building information modelling (BIM) solutions for construction and infrastructure sectors.
KMC set to widen property tax ambit
Sep 05, 2013
KOLKATA: Get ready to pay enhanced property tax as the KMC is set to send notices to taxpayers across the city for General Revaluation (GR).
Land rights processing may begin soon
Aug 28, 2013
GUWAHATI: The Kamrup (Metro) district administration will soon start processing pending applications of residents seeking land pattas. The assurance came after agitators staged a demonstration in front of the deputy commissioner's office here on Monday, demanding land pattas.
SEZ land, a golden goose for developers
Jul 31, 2013
DELHI: Is SEZ land a means for debt-ridden developers to monetise their assets? Seems so, as a clutch of real-estate developers are dropping their special economic zone (SEZ) plans in the wake of issues related to minimum alternate tax (MAT), land acquisition and slow demand from companies.
Pune's 'queen of the suburbs'
Jul 09, 2013
PUNE: The western side of Pune is advantageously connected to the expressway which allows easy and speedy access to Mumbai. It also has the major Information Technology (IT) Parks of Hinjewadi, Baner and Aundh in the neighbourhood, while also offering great connectivity to the industrial pockets of Chakan, Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation and Talegaon. Apart from these economic drivers, Pune's western side is high on serenity and natural beauty, which obviously contributes to its popularit
Tax assessment onus now on home owners in Kolkata
Jul 09, 2013
KOLKATA: The procedure for property assessment is changing. In a step to put an end to the existing system, where the Kolkata Municipal Corporation makes general revaluation of properties every six years, the civic body now wants citizens themselves to give details of their houses/flats in a bid to make the assessment transparent.
Corelogic to buy real estate data analysis firms for $661 million
Jul 02, 2013
BANGALORE: Real estate data analytics company Corelogic Inc said it would buy two units from Decision Insight Information Group for $661 million to expand its property and casualty insurance business.
Minister Acharya has links with Seashore: Samata Kranti
Jun 05, 2013
BHUBANESWAR: The newly-floated Samata Kranti Dal (SKD) on Tuesday alleged that Finance Minister Prasanna Acharya has links with Seashore company, which has duped common people of crores of rupees, and demanded his removal from the Cabinet.
Re 1 rent for 1,672 square metres in Matunga
May 23, 2013
In 1873, K S Thakkar and four others were given 2,350 square metres of land in Mazgaon for next to nothing. The lease rent was Rs 1.53 a year. The lease expired in 1972, but the collector has not bothered to renew it and meekly collects the rent set 140 years ago
Building permits to go online this month
Nov 04, 2012
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: A software that would enable architects to apply online for building permits from panchayats and municipalities will soon be rolled out by the Information and Kerala Mission [IKM]. The software - Sanketham - will facilitate e-filing of applications and hassle-free monitoring for applicants.
Drive safe on slip-slide stretch-Bhubaneswar
Jul 18, 2012
Bhubaneswar, July 17: Soubhagyalakshmi Parida, a resident of Pokhariput and an IT professional, was driving down a dark Kargil Road last night when a speeding car suddenly appeared out of nowhere before her. With construction material dumped all over making the stretch narrow and slippery, she lost control of her scooter and it skidded off the road. Thankfully, Parida escaped with minor injur

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