Esplanade Mansion can be restored, will cost Rs 100 crore for 50-year lease of life, Bombay high court told
In a piece of good news for the survival of Esplanade Mansion, a heritage building at Kalaghoda, an expert panel appointed by the Bombay high court has recommended repairs and restoration, not demolition.
China races against the clock to build virus hospitals
The outline of a floor began to take shape and electrical switchboards were already up...
Hong Kong protesters torch virus quarantine building
The fire was later put out by firefighters and the damage appeared to be confined to the...
US: Building explosion shakes Houston, scatters debris
A large explosion at a building in Houston early Friday was felt for miles (kilometers) away and left rubble scattered in the area. The expl...
Bharti Realty ties up with Asthetic Township to build commercial project in Gurugram at Rs 350 cr
Asthetic Township Developers Pvt Ltd owns nearly 3 acres of licensed land parcel in Sector 27, Gurugram, while Bharti Realty will develop the commercial project under the real estate asset management model. The project is located centrally between IFFCO Chowk and Huda metro stations, amid the residential hub and current business districts of Gurugram.
Bengaluru: One platform for all building plan approvals
The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) is developing a single digital platform for building plan approvals by which an applicant can upload the required documents on the website and need not go to each office such as BESCOM for No Objection Certificates (NOCs).
5 dead, 13 injured as roof collapses in Delhi's Bhajanpura, rescue efforts on
An under construction building in Bhajanpura area of New Delhi collapsed on Saturday as a coaching centre was being run in the building.Some...
4 minor students among 5 killed as two floors of building collapses in Delhi's Bhajanpura
Five people, including four students, were killed when a floor of a building collapsed in the city's Bhajanpura area on Saturday, fire officials said. They said around 30 students were attending classes at a coaching centre when the fourth floor of the building collapsed, trapping them under the debris.
Huge explosion rips through Houston building, heard for miles around
The explosion shook other buildings about 4:30 a.m., with reports on Twitter of a boom felt across the city. A fire burned following the explosion smoke was seen hanging over the area. The Houston Fire Department said one person was taken to a hospital because of the blast.
Mumbai: Charkop building to serve as case study for self-redevelopment
What makes this project unique is that it was executed by residents themselves under the self-redevelopment scheme. No builder was involved. The planning, funding, selection of building contractor, right down to choosing the tiles and fittings was entirely done by the 28 society members.
Mumbai: Fire breaks out at two-story building in Kurla West due to cylinder blast
Fire broke out in Mumbai’s Kurla West due to a cylinder blast in Mehtab CHS building. Seven fire tenders reached on the spot. Later, the fir...
Fund paucity halts repair of PMGSY roads
As many as 40% of roads have completed their design life and require repair/renewal. But funds are elusive.
China building 1,000-bed hospital over the weekend to treat coronavirus
The virus has killed 25 people in China and infected more than 800, the government said on Friday, as the World Health Organisation declared it an emergency but stopped short of declaring the epidemic of international concern.
Judicial system has failed us: Margaret Alva on CAA
Congress veteran Margaret Alva said that identity is being associated with religion. "We have been told that certain people are welcome and certain are not, some get automatic citizenship and others do not. To me this is a negation of the constitutional guarantees and rights given to all Indians," she said.
George Soros blasts Donald Trump, Xi Jinping ; questions success of Belt Road Initiative
In a statement released here during the WEF 2020 week, he also questioned success of China's ambitious Belt and Road Initiative, saying it has required giving large loans, some of which will never be repaid.
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