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Property tax: HC notice to UT admin

CHANDIGARH: Punjab and Haryana high court on Friday issued a notice to the UT administration, after hearing a petition against the administration’s move to impose property tax on residential land, buildings and flats in the city. A division bench headed … Continue reading

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Worried about buying property? Go online

BENGALURU: Want to buy property but not sure if the information you have is credible? You will soon have details of the transaction history, measurement and land-use conversion at your fingertips. All you need to do is enter the property’s … Continue reading

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Muddled rules stall Delhi’s growth

NEW DELHI: Residents of Golf Links and Sunder Nagar are resisting the de-notification of these areas from Lutyens’ Bungalow Zone (LBZ). They say the upscale colonies will become commercialized like other residential areas and the density of population will increase … Continue reading

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No action taken on 3 encroached plots

NAVI MUMBAI: Despite repeated complaints lodged by residents in Turbhe about the encroachment on three adjacent plots owned by Cidco, located behind NMMC’s Turbhe ward office, the illegal structures on the plots continue to stand. After a recent reminder sent … Continue reading

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Monsoon starts withdrawing from northwest region: Weather office

MUMBAI: India’s June-September monsoon has started withdrawing from the north-western region, the weather department said on Friday, which could increase the rainfall deficit for the season. The monsoon usually starts withdrawing in the first week of September. “The southwest monsoon … Continue reading

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India’s monsoon starts withdrawing from northwest region: weather office

MUMBAI India’s June-September monsoon has started withdrawing from the north-western region, the weather department said on Friday, which could increase the rainfall deficit for the season. The monsoon usually starts withdrawing in the first week of September. “The southwest monsoon … Continue reading

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Prophets and profit: The miraculous world of Indian devotional films

The devotional film, a well-established genre with its own codes, iconography, and narrative strategies, has long been associated with the single-screen theatre, the travelling tent cinema, and the low-cost VCD with the garish cover art. But of late, movies dedicated … Continue reading

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Earth now home to 3 trillion trees

WASHINGTON: More than 3 trillion trees exist on Earth – roughly 422 per person – but the total number of trees has plummeted by 46 per cent since the start of human civilisation, according to a new Yale-led study. The … Continue reading

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Plan local to make city better

NEW DELHI: The whole city faces a parking crisis and the municipal corporations are starved of funds, yet they are building two multilevel parking lots in Subhash Nagar municipal ward alone. Experts say it is wasteful expenditure that could have … Continue reading

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DDA to turn vacant plots into playfields for poor children

New Delhi: The vacant land plots of DDA meant for various projects but lying unused at present, would now be turned into playfields for underpriviliged children. The urban body has already identified two such places in south Delhi. “We have … Continue reading

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