Category Archives: Plot in India

Buying a plot of land? Read this first

Buying a plot of land and building a house on it is a dream for many of us. So, when Prabhat told his mother that he was buying a plot of land, she was proud of him, something she did … Continue reading

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Possession of 21000 plots next July

GREATER NOIDA : There is good news for buyers of plots along the Yamuna Expressway as the Yamuna Industrial Development Authority (YEIDA) announced on Friday that 21,000 allottees will get possession by July next year. The size of the plots … Continue reading

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In DMK, it’s now iPhone for votes

CHENNAI: Having set the trend for use of money power during the 2009 Lok Sabha elections, DMK’s mid-level leaders are applying their craft to organizational elections. Though, in DMK, the top leadership is rarely challenged, democracy rules its bottom rungs … Continue reading

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Luddite victory

It is unfortunate that the BJP-ruled states of Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Haryana have not given no-objection certificates (NOCs) for open field trials of transgenic hybrid mustard in the current planting season. The fact that they haven’t, despite the Genetic … Continue reading

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Mumbai’s affordable housing policy tweaked to boost builders

MUMBAI: Faced with stiff opposition from developers, the state government has amended the city’s affordable housing policy that stipulated that a portion of the plots be kept to build low-cost homes free of cost. The amendments proposed by the urban … Continue reading

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India hands dossier to Bangladesh on terror plots

    DHAKA —  India has handed Bangladesh a list of 11 men suspected of plotting attacks including one targeting its prime minister, officials said on Wednesday, as the two countries tighten security cooperation against militants.   Indian security officials … Continue reading

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Citizens to be roped in for revamping public spaces in Mumbai

Two public spaces, one each in Powai and Borivli, are set for a citizen-driven revamp next week. And the best part is, you too can be part of this. Mumbai-based thinktank Urban Vision (UV) has got the approval from the … Continue reading

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Women in Tanzania set for equal land rights – let’s make sure it happens

In a milestone for Tanzania, the country’s proposed new constitution provides women with equal rights to own and use land. Women in Tanzania have until now had tenuous rights to the land they rely on to feed their families. Though … Continue reading

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Secret tunnel found under madrassa

BURDWAN/MURSHIDABAD: The mud hut used to run the madrassa at Simulia on the fringes of Mangalkote in Burdwan is no ordinary hut. NIA officials conducting the blast probe have found a secret tunnel under it which led to the nearby … Continue reading

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Islamic scholar urges support for king’s call against terrorism

A renowned Islamic scholar has extended his full support to the call of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah to crush terrorism using every means possible.“Neither Islam nor any other religion supports killing or disrupting peace and stability … Continue reading

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