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Need Real Estate Act that regulates builders, and authorities too

Archana Khatri Das It is premature to imagine that the real estate regulator which comes into existence, as and when the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act is notified, will act as a panacea for all the ills of the realty sector in India.
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DETROIT - Ford is recalling nearly 412,000 older SUVs worldwide, including about 69,500 in Canada, to fix fuel leaks that could cause fires. The recall covers certain 2010 to 2012 Ford Escapes and 2
The difficulties in concluding an EU-Canada trade deal show the importance of Britain reaching an agreement over its future relationship with the EU before it leaves the bloc, British trade minister
An expandable living space thatís insulated and full of modern features has been created by a Canadian firm.
We all know that exercising regularly is good for our bodies and overall health. It turns out that keeping fit is also beneficial for our budgets, according to the American Heart Association. Their ne
A Ripley officer is charged with business burglary and evidence tampering, the Miss. Attorney Generalís Office said.              
If you're responsible for leading a brand, you can likely recall times when issues considered "below your pay grade" rose to your attention. With the 10,000-foot view required to keep all parts moving
For every small business owner, there comes a time when you find yourself in a cash flow crunch, wishing you had extra money on hand to cover your expenses. Prepared business owners can avoid this m
I finally decided to recycle†the last box of business cards that I had collected from various connections over the years. There was no good reason to hang onto them anymore -- most of the people had m
The online bike retailer WiggleCRC is planning to cut around 300 jobs at the former Chain Reaction's plant in County Antrim
British actress Helen Mirren has decided to weigh in on our presidential election — and she’s definitely not a fan of Donald Trump. Time reports that Mirren spoke during this week’s†
Delhi High Court is likely to pronounce its judgement tomorrow on a plea by Indian Hotels Company Ltd (IHCL), which runs the iconic Taj Mansingh Hotel here, against the auctioning of the property by N
Police has registered a case of assault on a complaint against AAP MLA Amantullah Khan and his supporters, by a Shaheen Bagh resident in south east Delhi, police said today. "A case has been register
In a fresh turn of events in the Tata-Mistry saga, leading stock exchanges BSE and NSE today sought clarification from various listed companies of Tata Group about purported disclosure by the ousted c
A khadi training centre was inaugurated at an observation home here at an event organised by National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR). Supreme Court Judge Justice Madan B Lokur was
Private sector general insurer SBI General Insurance today said it received the highest number of claims under the breast cancer segment within the age group of 51-60 years. "Around 33 per cent of
The Bombay High Court today came down heavily on the Maharashtra government for not attending to public complaints about violation of noise pollution rules, saying there was hardly any compliance by t
The Centre is exploring the possibilities of extending the Crime and Criminal Tracking Network and Systems (CCTNS), which aims to connect police stations across the country online, for automatic traff
The Union Cabinet is likely to take a decision tomorrow on Finance Ministry's proposal of advancing the date for Budget presentation to February 1. Sources said the Cabinet headed by Prime Minister N
Flagging "ethical concerns" in Tata group's aviation joint venture with Air Asia, ousted Chairman Cyrus Mistry has alleged that forensic investigation revealed fraudulent transactions of Rs 22 crore i
Sales of newly built homes rose in September after an August tumble, a sign modest momentum continues in the housing market.
Coca-Cola's global sales slide 7% to $10.6bn in the three months to September as consumers keep the lid on carbonated drinks.
Mentioning the World Bank's report on Ease of Doing Business that recognises India's achievements in implementing reforms in four of the ten indicators, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday asked
Travel services provider Thomas Cook India today reported a consolidated net profit of Rs 20.03 crore for the second quarter ended September 30, 2016. The company had posted a net loss of Rs 6.83 cro
An anti-corruption agency today began probe into the construction of a bailey bridge on Rambiara stream by Roads and Buildings department in Shopian district of south Kashmir as it was found that it w
Karnataka government today said it would seek a financial assistance of more than Rs 3,760 crore from the Centre towards drought and flood relief works against an estimated loss of Rs 14,630 crore to
Yahoo Mail app for Android is now available in seven Indian languages including Hindi, Gujarati, Bengali, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Marathi, the company said today. "Indian users whose language sett
Amid disappointment in India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today asked top officials in states and at the Centre to study the latest World Bank report which has ranked the country at 130th place out o
Like Mauritius and Cyprus, capital gains provisions would also come into effect from April 1, 2017
Kerala Women's Commission has directed the state police chief to take serious action against the culprits in the alleged manhandling of two women journalists by a section of lawyers at the Vigilance c
Slamming BJP for criticising his party over the decades old Cauvery issue, DMK chief M Karunanidhi today asked it to mend its way which "spoiled a good opportunity" to set up the Cauvery Management Bo
Bharti Airtel's scrip today rose over 2 per cent even after the company posted a 4.9 per cent drop in consolidated net profit for the September quarter. Shares of the company went up 2.25 per cent to

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