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‘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.
IndiaProperty gets $12-m funding
Dec 20, 2013
CHENNAI: Real estate advisory portal indiaproperty.com, held by India Property Online Pvt Ltd, has received its second round of funding of $12 million (around Rs 75 crore) from Bertelsmann, with participation from existing investors Canaan Partners and Mayfield Fund, who got on board India Property in April 2012.
Neighbours' pride, Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation's joy
Dec 09, 2013
HYDERABAD: In a bid to curb unauthorized constructions, the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) has decided to provide copies of sanctioned building plans to neighbours of building applicants.
Delhi Master Plan 2021 for sustainable national capital
Dec 05, 2013
DELHI: The Master Plan points at arrangements focused for the assurance of green belts and protection of legacy foundation of Delhi.
Gurgaon high-rise owners asked to submit report on safety measures
Nov 28, 2013
GURGAON: In a bid to enhance disaster preparedness, owners of high-rise structures and hazardous industries in Haryana's Gurgaon district will be asked to submit a compliance report on safety measures to the district authority within two months.
Rapid urbanisation creating new spaces in Delhi-NCR market
Nov 28, 2013
DELHI: What makes the Delhi-NCR real estate market stand out compared with many other corridors in the country?
Lucknow Municipal Corporation's development plan for city addresses growing needs
Nov 20, 2013
LUCKNOW: The Lucknow Mumnicipal Corporation on Tuesday met officials from Jal Nigam, Jal Sansthan, Lucknow Development Authority, Metro Cell, Public Works Department, Traffic, UP Housing and Development Board, along with some NGOs with a presentation on the revised citydevelopemnt plan and ask for their suggestions on the same. Municipal commissioner R K Singh chaired the meeting.
Norms soon to monitor building plan compliance
Nov 19, 2013
CHENNAI: Licensed surveyors who prepare building plans for Corporation approval will also be held responsible for monitoring and compliance, said Chennai Corporation Commissioner Arvind Kapur. Guidelines will soon be announced to implement this.
Top realtors rush to hills to tap holiday home demand
Nov 12, 2013
DELHI: Luxury holiday homes in the hills are once again becoming an object of desire and India’s top real estate companies are ready to meet this demand, especially as the slowdown has eroded sales in urban markets. Entrepreneurs, retired industrialists and top executives are all looking to pick up a second home to get away from the hassles of city life.
Investors land up at builder’s house, find him nowhere
Oct 31, 2013
GURGAON: A day after angry investors, who had booked flats in 'Cambrian Forest' housing project in Sector 95, gathered outside the police commissioner's office, 100 of them reached at the Faridabad house of the owner of SKM Refcon Pvt Ltd, only to find him missing.
Karnataka issues ordinance to regularize illegal construction
Oct 29, 2013
BANGALORE: Expediting the process to implement the Akrama-Sakrama scheme, regularization of unauthorized constructions, the urban development department (UDD) on October 28 forwarded the draft rules it had framed to the law department for its opinion.
Panel for housing zone over libraries, schools in Pune
Oct 29, 2013
PUNE: The state-appointed planning committee has recommended that 1.71 lakh square metre land, which was reserved for 13 civic amenities in the draft development plan (DP) of Tathawade village in Pimpri Chinchwad, be earmarked as residential zone.
'Fresh land not acquired, just records updated'
Oct 26, 2013
NAVI MUMBAI: The development authority clarified that it had only updated records of plots of land it had previously acquired in the rural belt. It also discussed the controversial issue of converting leasehold land plots to freehold.
Case against Omaxe’s Patiala project dismissed
Oct 19, 2013
DELHI: Omaxe City, a joint project by Omaxe Ltd and Punjab Urban Planning Development Authority PUDA), is set to see the light of the day as the petition challenging the veracity and legality of the project was dismissed by Punjab and Haryana High Court.
80% of Bangalore’s buildings have violations
Oct 15, 2013
BANGALORE: The cabinet’s green light to Akrama-Sakrama will bring cheer to thousands of property owners in Bangalore and other cities and towns. The major beneficiaries will be large apartment complexes and big commercial buildings that have violated rules over the years.
Service apartments: an indispensible part of real estate in Gurgaon
Oct 15, 2013
DELHI: An idyllic place for longer business trips, the service apartments offer the supreme blend of comfort and privacy of a home with the services of a luxurious hotel room at a much lower price
Haryana govt’s policy for NOCs for land outside controlled areas
Oct 15, 2013
DELHI: Haryana government has approved a new policy for granting no-objection certificates (NOCs) in urban localities falling outside controlled areas. Haryana town and country planning department said that NOCs would be issued only in those cases where there was no violation of the provisions of Haryana development and regulation of urban areas Act 1975, and the land was not a part of any controlled area subject to fulfillment of prescribed norms or parameters.
Bengal Govt to take back unused land from industry
Sep 24, 2013
KOLKATA: The West Bengal Government is moving ahead with its plan to take unused land back from industry, State Commerce and Industries Minister Partha Chatterjee said on Monday.
Govt mulls Singapore model of development for cities
Sep 09, 2013
PUNE: The Central government is mulling the Singapore model of development planning for Indian cities, where the plan is drafted for 30-50 years instead of the current 10-20 years.
CCEA clears 2 proposals for housing for the poor
Sep 04, 2013
DELHI: Government today cleared two proposals for providing affordable housing to the urban poor and provide them with self-employment and skilled wage employment opportunities to help reduce poverty.
Delhi Master Plan-2021 will unlock a new wave of urbanization
Sep 03, 2013
DELHI: Delhi may soon see a flurry of real estate activities. A path-breaking policy, which has been incorporated in Delhi Master Plan-2021, will make available around 21,000 hectares of land for residential purposes and around 2,073 hectare for commercial activities in the periphery of the existing city.
Real estate boost for Baner-Balewadi in Pune
Aug 27, 2013
PUNE: The state government has converted reservations on 166 hectare land earmarked in the Baner-Balewadi Development Plan (DP) into residential purpose making way for more constructions in the area. The state has vacated 136.59 hectare town planning scheme reservation and 30 hectare reservation for biotechnology and agri-business zone. Now the de-reserved land could be used for residential projects.
Faridabad is good for middle-class buyers
Aug 23, 2013
DELHI:Despite stiff competition from emerging industrial and residential hubs in the NCR, Faridabad continues to attract several large and medium-scale real estate developers and promoters.
Now, 1 BHK for just Rs 20 lakh in Gurgaon
Aug 22, 2013
DELHI: Low-cost housing in Gurgaon might sound incongruous, given the sky-high prices of apartments but the Haryana government has baby-stepped towards the concept by launching a new affordable housing policy recently.
Height of houses on Delhi Development Authority’s agenda
Aug 21, 2013
DELHI: Delhi Development Authority is expected to review its proposal for an increase in height by 2.5 metres of residential houses to allow for stilt parking in its meeting on August 19.

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