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20 November, 2017 7:27 PM Over 8,000 building plans pending with local bodies

Corporation cites challenges in implementation of regularisation scheme The Chennai Corporation has not cleared 1,347 applications for building approval in the past six months, citing challenges in the implementation of the regularisation scheme for unauthorised layouts and plots as the reason. As many as 8,500 applications are pending with other local 46

3 November, 2017 7:12 PM Maternity Hospital to be upgraded

Existing hospital to be shifted temporarily Hubballi Dharwad East MLA Prasad Abbayya has said that the old Maternity Hospital of the Hubballi Dharwad Municipal Corporation would be demolished and a 100-bed hospital would be built at a cost of ₹ 14 crore in its place. Speaking to presspersons after inspecting the old building of the Maternity Hospital 35

20 October, 2017 2:37 AM 10,000 more homes under PMAY

This week, the state’s committee for Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojna (PMAY) will discuss sanctioning of projects comprising 10,000 affordable dwellings across Maharashtra. In the last few days, 60 projects comprising a total of 1.82 lakh affordable homes have got the approval of the Centre under PMAY. Of this, 1.21 lakh homes are for the Economically Weaker 37

16 October, 2017 8:24 AM Bengaluru building collapse: 7 dead as house crumbles, but is cylinder blast to blame? [VIDEO]

At least six people died in a building collapse in the Ejipura area of Bengaluru on Monday, October 16. Read to know why there is confusion over the collapse. At least seven people have died and a few more are feared trapped after a building collapsed in the Ejipura area of Bengaluru on the morning of Monday, October 16. Initial reports claimed that the collapse 21

8 October, 2017 4:43 PM Wrapping mortal remains of killed men in cardboards an aberration: Army

NEW DELHI: In response to tweeted pictures showing the bodies of the seven military personnel- who died in an Indian Air Force (IAF) helicopter crash in Arunachal Pradesh on Friday- wrapped in cardboard pieces, the army today said that an “aberration” has been made and it will not be repeated. Top government officials also added that there was no time to bring 42

6 October, 2017 11:11 AM Tribal regions to see all-round development under PM Narendra Modi: Amit Shah

NEW DELHI: Lopsided policies of earlier governments have caused tribals to lag behind in development, BJP chief Amit Shah said today, asserting that the time has come for them to attain "self-rule" in its true sense under the Modi government. In a blog, he said the BJP government started a welfare scheme for tribals in 2014 and later brought in a law to ensure 33

1 October, 2017 11:22 AM China opens new highway in Tibet close to Arunachal border

Beijing: China on Sunday opened a 409-km new expressway costing about USD 5.8 billion linking Tibet's provincial capital Lhasa with Nyingchi, which is close to Arunachal Pradesh border. The 409-km toll-free expressway has linked the two major cities which are also tourist attractions in Tibet, state-run Xinhua news agency reported. The expressway cuts Lhasa-Nyingchi 29

29 September, 2017 2:33 PM Mumbai stampede: Today's tragedy was waiting to happen, say locals

MUMBAI: Once called 'Giran-gaon' or the city of (textile) mills, the area around Elphinstone Road and Parel stations in central Mumbai now has a skyline filled with glass-and-concrete towers, housing swanky offices. But for thousands of office-goers who alight at these two stations after travelling by trains from distant suburbs, crossing the overbridge 36

17 September, 2017 1:39 PM Protests in Madhya Pradesh as PM dedicates SSD to nation

Bhopal, Sep 17 (PTI) Protests were held in several parts of Madhya Pradesh today, seeking rehabilitation of families affected by the Sardar Sarovar Dam, which was dedicated to the nation by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Narmada Bachao Andolan (NBA) leader Medha Patkar, has been standing in waist-deep water of Narmada in Barwani district for last three-days 30

16 September, 2017 11:02 AM Significant arrest made in London Tube terror attack: Police

London, Sep 16 (PTI) An 18-year-old man was arrested today in connection with the terror attack on a packed London Tube train, the Metropolitan Police said, calling it a "significant" development in the ongoing investigation. The man was arrested by Kent Police in the port area of Dover this morning under the UKs Terrorism Act. He was taken into custody 36