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Rs 4,000 bribe trail leads to crores parked in property by custom officers The bribe sought was only Rs 4,000, but the case led the CBI to real...

The CBI also recovered fixed deposit documents of Rs 1.7 crore and Rs 11 lakh in cash. Customs appraiser S S Upadhyay, booked with Gehani in the case, was found to possess three flats and three shops in Navi Mumbai besides a plot in Karjat. The CBI recovered documents showing that Upadhyay had purchased two more flats and sold...

K Raheja Corp fortifies its commitment to green this world green building week (Sept 24 – 30) in partnership with GBCI

‘Our goal is to create sustainable habitats that will stand the test of time.’ Inspired by this adage, India’s leading real estate developers K Raheja Corp, pioneers in creating green and sustainable workspaces, celebrates one of its core business offering ‘green’, this #WorldGreenBuildingWeek. As a holistic outreach program multiple initiatives have been earmarked through the week: Effective multi-city knowledge series: Hosted...

Only Uttar Pradesh govt can permit sand mining: NGT The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has prohibited any permission for mining of sand and minerals at the district level,...

The NGT’s principal bench, headed by chairperson AK Goel, issued the order in the wake of a petition by Greater Noida-based environmentalist Vikrant Tongad in 2016 that claimed sand mining on river beds is done mainly for the purpose of construction. The order was uploaded on the tribunal’s portal on Tuesday evening. In its order, the tribunal has taken back the...

Sidbi set on taking IL&FS to NCLT Sidbi plans to file a case against IL&FS for the repayment of deposits totalling Rs 1,000 Cr.

Small industries development bank of India (Sidbi) is a government-owed finance institute formed to support lending to micro and small enterprises. Sidbi set on taking IL&FS to NCLT seeking repayment of all deposits. Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services Ltd (IL&FS) owes Sidbi a total of Rs 1,000 crores. The debt-laden IL&FS has already defaulted on Rs 500 crore and further...

JCB India Ltd. supports Kerala with a package of Rs. One Crore for relief and rebuilding work

JCB India Limited, a leading manufacturer of Earthmoving and Construction Equipment in India, made an employee contribution of Rs. 28 lakhs for relief and rebuilding work in Kerala. The cheque made in favour of the Kerala Chief Minister’s Distress Relief Fund was handed over to Shri E P Jayarajan, Hon’ble Minister for Industries and Sports, Kerala by the JCB...

MANN+HUMMEL launches ‘OurAir’ to the Indian market German based MANN+HUMMEL Group launched its end-to-end indoor air quality solutions, ‘OurAir’ to the Indian market. ‘OurAir’ indoor air quality...

A leading global filtration specialist, MANN+HUMMEL Group, recently announced the launch of its OurAir brand to the Indian market. OurAir offers end-to-end indoor air quality solutions that combines expertise with digital innovation. OurAir combines with air quality monitors, filters, purification and ventilation systems to provide building owners, facility managers and tenants the tools and knowledge required to manage the...

Japan’s average land prices rise for first time in 27 years: Survey Japan’s average land prices rose for the first time in 27 years in the year to...

Commercial land prices rose for a second straight year while the pace of decline in residential land prices slowed for a ninth consecutive year, the land ministry’s annual survey found. Land prices are a key indicator to gauge how much Japan asset prices have recovered after decades of deflation. “Land prices are recovering steadily and gradually,” a ministry official said. He said...

Materials Science

Sarat Chandak, CEO, RAK Ceramics, on how the company has grown steadily with new range of products and emerging novel materials and designs. By Jayashree Mendes Sarat Chandak, CEO, RAK Ceramics You have a vast footprint around the world. Could you tell us about that? We have two kinds of operations: manufacturing and commercial. With nearly 33 offices across the world, we have...

Covering All Bases

Ashok Kumar Bhaiya, CMD, Aludecor, speaks about their latest offerings such as affordable fire-retardant ACPs that are helping them stand apart. Aditya, the first solar-powered ferrry, Vaikom. What are Aludecor’s latest product innovations and solutions in line with the emerging trends? One of the latest trends in Aluminium Composite Panels (ACPs) today is avoiding silicone sealants for filling up the grooves. Aludecor’s...

Smart Moves

Sunil Khatwani, VPresident & business head, system airconditioning division, LG Electronics India, on how the company is leading in technology. LG Electronics has designed HVAC products that reduce energy consumption. Could you expound? In 2018, LG has embarked on the journey of GREENOVATION i.e. green, innovative products in the commercial air conditioning space. The latest introductions are: *High energy efficiency VRF systems *Inverter...

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Keppel-Puravankara Development acquires Metro Cash & Carry India’s land for Rs 405 crore in...

Keppel Puravankara Development Pvt. Ltd. (KPDL), is an associate of Bangalore headquartered and Singapore based Keppel Land, one of Asia’s premier property companies. Ashish R....

Haryana RERA acts tough, notices sent to 52 developers for delays The Haryana...

Officials from the authority said their first priority is completion of delayed projects. Of the 1,150 complaints received in the past year, as many as...

AAI starts shuttle service at Srinagar airport The Airports Authority of India (AAI)...

“Taking note of the inconvenience faced by air travellers at the Srinagar airport, the AAI has, on the instructions of K Vijay Kumar, advisor...

Accidents on Indian Railways reduce in last 12 months Safety comes first, says...

The safety performance review meeting was held by Chairman Railway Board Ashwani Lohani and the meeting was attended by all Railway Board members and...

Monsoon blues hit highway construction Monsoon blues hit highway construction the hardest in...

As a result, the highway construction rate during the April-August period fell to 23.26 km/day from the 25.55 km/day logged during the April-July period...