Everything you need to know about Co-operative Buildings: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Co-operative Buildings: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Kolkata, May 22 (IANS) Various facets of India in the last 50 years have been brought to life through a bouquet of photographs by international photographers at an exhibition here, the organisers said Wednesday.
Hyderabad, May 22 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday urged Andhra Pradesh Governor E.S.L. Narasimhan to sack six allegedly tainted state ministers.
Washington, May 22 (IANS) India has sought from the US access to Pakistani-American 26/11 Mumbai terror attack convict David Headley and his accomplice Pakistani-Canadian Tahawwur Hussain Rana, both found guilty of supporting Pakistan-based terror outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT).
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Leaders of the Congress in West Bengal Wednesday met Chief Election Commissioner V.S. Sampath to lodge a complaint against Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for allegedly violating the model code of conduct ahead of the June 2 Lok Sabha by-poll from Howrah.
Kolkata, May 21 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announced Tuesday that the government would ban online lottery "Online lotto".
Bangalore, May 21 (IANS) Leading multi-specialty healthcare chain Narayana Hrudayalaya Tuesday announced it will offer day care breast surgery, keeping in view the emotional, physical and financial stress a patient undergoes.
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) A major fire broke out in a Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) office here Monday morning, said a fire service official. No one was injured in the incident.
Hyderabad, May 20 (ANI): Andhra Pradesh Home Minister P Sabita Reddy and Roads and Buildings Minister D Prasada Rao, who were named as accused in a disproportionate assets case involving incarcerated Kadapa Member of Parliament Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy, have resigned.
Moscow, May 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The alleged CIA operative who was attempting to recruit a Russian security services officer was detained by that officer himself, a Federal Security Service (FSB) representative said.
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday said that the registrar or the joint registrar of co-operative societies should resist political pressures and if they choose to succumb to it then they would be personally liable to bear the cost of litigation that would arise out of their decisions inspired by extraneous considerations.
Hyderabad, May 13 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh's main opposition Telugu Desam Party (TDP) Monday urged Governor E.S.L. Narasimhan to sack "tainted" ministers.
New Delhi, May 10 (ANI): The Union Cabinet has given its approval for moving official amendments to the Multi-State Co-operative Societies (Amendment) Bill, 2010 pending in the Lok Sabha.
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) The Cabinet Thursday approved amendments to the Multi-State Co-operative Societies (Amendment) Bill, 2010, pending in the Lok Sabha, to ensure its provisions are in conformity with the Constitution (Ninety-Seventh Amendment) Act, 2011, an official statement said.
Dubai, May 7 (IANS/WAM) The Dubai Municipality is categorising areas in the emirate in order to move bachelors from residential areas designated for families, and prevent them from sharing family accommodations.
Ahmedabad, May 6 (ANI): The prime accused responsible for the Ahmedabad serial bomb blasts case in 2008, Mohammad Shahid Nagori, was remanded to nine days police custody by a local court on Monday.
Kolkata, April 26 (IANS) Youth Congress and the BJP's women front Friday staged separate demonstrations to protest against the chit-fund scam in West Bengal and demanded strictest action against Saradha Group kingpin Sudipta Sen.
Kolkata, April 24 (IANS) The West Bengal government will set up a Rs.500 crore relief fund for compensating depositors who have lost money by investing in chit funds run by the Saradha Group, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announced Wednesday.
Kolkata, April 22 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday tried to defend a party MP who headed the media operations of the chit fund-funded Saradha Group which has gone bust, but said "the law would take its own course if he has done any wrong".
Kolkata, April 22 (IANS) West Bengal Monday set up a high-powered commission headed by a former Calcutta High Court judge and a special investigation team to unravel the chit fund mess in wake of the Saradha Group going bust, affecting lakhs of depositors and agents.
London, Apr. 20 (ANI): The Historic Buildings and Monuments Commission for England is looking for a new general manager, who will be the chief custodian of Britain's oldest national monument: the Stonehenge.
Chandigarh, April 16 (IANS) It may not entirely be in the line of duty, but some officials in Haryana could soon be counting the genital organs of sterilised dogs.
Mumbai, April 15 (IANS) The Maharashtra Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) chief Monday said the 2010 German Bakery blast, for which an Indian Mujahideen (IM) operative was convicted Monday, was jointly executed by Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and IM.
Pune, April 15 (IANS) A Pune court Monday found German Bakery blast prime accused Himayat Baig, an Indian Mujahideen operative, guilty for his role in the terror attack which left 17 people dead, officials said.
Cape Town, Apr 15 (ANI): Family members of Nelson Mandela are planning to celebrate the former South African president's 95th birthday on July 18 in Pretoria, London and Monaco.
Jerusalem, April 12 (IANS) An Israeli biotech company has developed a way to turn extra fat into new bones to replace missing or damaged bone structure.
Dubai, April 11 (IANS/WAM) Former US president Bill Clinton has said Dubai is a stronger contender to win the bid for EXPO 2020.
Kolkata, April 8 (IANS) Threatening to blacklist corrupt contractors, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday urged the young generation to come up as contractors to help in the development of the state.
Kolkata, April 8 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday said she has freed 50 political prisoners since coming to power, but a human rights group rubbished her claim and said that 300 political activists have been jailed by her regime.
Kolkata, April 8 (IANS) The West Bengal government will later this month release 22 political prisoners, languishing in various state correctional homes (jails) for years, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said Monday.
Mumbai, April 6 (IANS) TV actor Avinesh Rekhi, who is currently seen as gangster Sultan on TV show "Madhubala - Ek Ishq Ek Junoon" finds "amazing co-actors" in Vivian D'Sena and Drashti Dhami.
Mumbai, April 6 (IANS) Actor Divyendu Sharma was overjoyed when someone complimented him for his performance in "Chashme Baddoor", saying that his portrayal of Omi in the recently released film will make people forget his unforgettable character Liquid from his debut film "Pyaar Ka Punchnama".
Kolkata, April 2 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will call on ailing legendary singer Manna Dey in Bangalore Thursday.
Washington, Mar 30 (ANI): A surgeon at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston has performed a groundbreaking robotic laparoscopic procedure on a 35-year-old pregnant patient of Galveston, whose cervix was too short to sustain a pregnancy.
Washington, Mar 24 (ANI): A new study led by an Indian researcher from the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania corroborates early evidence showing that cigarette smoking leads to longer healing times and an increased rate of post-operative complication and infection for patients sustaining fractures or traumatic injuries to their bone.
Washington, Mar 23 (ANI): A new study led by an Indian researcher from the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania corroborates early evidence showing that cigarette smoking leads to longer healing times and an increased rate of post-operative complication and infection for patients sustaining fractures or traumatic injuries to their bone.
Jaipur, Mar.21 (ANI): The Jaipur Art Festival momentarily attracted controversy over Leonardo da Vinci's famed Mona Lisa being altered and used to endorse a range of dairy products.
Washington, Mar. 21 (ANI): A civilian court in New York has tried a man charged with violent and international terrorist crimes that prosecutors said is exactly what comes to mind when they think of 'al Qaeda'.
Khemkaran, Mar. 19 (ANI): The Border Security Force (BSF) personnel shot dead an Indian smuggler at the Khemkaran sector at the India-Pakistan international border of Punjab on Tuesday.
New Delhi, Mar 15 (ANI): Minister for Consumer Affairs, Food and public Distribution Prof. K.V. Thomas has called for the effective functioning of consumer dispute redressal machinery in the country
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) A Delhi court Wednesday remanded Obaid-ur-Rehman, alleged operative of banned terror outfit Indian Mujahideen (IM) in the Feb 21 Hyderabad blasts, to NIA custody for seven days.
Sydney, Mar. 11 (ANI): The jury in the manslaughter trial of Indian-origin doctor Jayant Patel has been told they are duty-bound to pay attention to the evidence when deciding whether he is guilty or not guilty.
Washington, March 6 (ANI): Women with more than a 16 kg (30 lbs) weight gain during pregnancy are at an increased risk of vacuum extraction delivery or Cesarean section (C-section), Researchers from Norway say.
Hyderabad, March 4 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh government Monday withdrew orders remitting the life sentence of Syed Maqbool, the suspected Indian Mujahideen (IM) operative, whose role in Feb 21 terror attack in Hyderabad is being probed.
Kolkata, Feb 28 (IANS) While the city gets ravaged by recurring fire tragedies with successive governments hiding inadequacies behind committees and probes, experts feel flouting of safety norms has turned Kolkata into a tinder box.
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) The crowds in Bhopal bowled over megastar Amitabh Bachchan with their co-operative nature. The 70-year-old megastar can't stop raving about the "pleasant demeanour" of people in his 'sasural' (in-laws').
Los Angeles, Feb 25 (IANS) Ben Affleck's "Argo" walked away with the best writing - adapted screenplay award at the prestigious 85th Annual Academy Awards announced Sunday night. Filmmaker Quentin Tarantino won the best original screenplay for "Django Unchained".
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Delhi Police Sunday launched an intensive search for Raju Bhai, an alleged Indian Mujahideen operative linked to the Hyderabad blasts which killed 16 people and injured over 115.
Panaji, Feb 24 (IANS) Goa is hosting a five-day tribal art show from Feb 26 that will throw light on the various aspects of ancient heritage, including the 30,000 year-old rock engravings of Usgalimal, officials said Sunday.
Dubai, Feb 22 (IANS/WAM) The Dubai Municipality last year gave permission for the construction of 23,243 buildings in the emirate.
Kolkata, Feb 20 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday asked the Election Commission to ban the political parties for calling shutdowns, evoking criticism from the opposition and trade unions.
London, Feb 20 (ANI): A truck in the United Kingdom has been touted as the only vehicle in the world using coffee chaff pellets as fuel, and has also set a speed record in the Guinness World Records to go more than 65 metres per hour (mph).
Chennai, Feb 20 (IANS) Banking transactions across India were paralysed Wednesday with around one million bankers striking work, affecting the clearance of around four million cheques valued around Rs.250 billion (Rs.25,000 crore), said a union leader.
More than 500 people, including 84 children, have been injured in a meteorite shower that rained down on three regions of Russia, and neighbouring country Kazakhstan on Friday.
Moscow, Feb 15 (IANS) More than 500 people, including 84 children, were injured when a meteorite shower rained down on three regions of Russia, and neighbouring Kazakhstan, officials said Friday.
Washington, Feb. 14 (ANI): Republican Senator for Florida, Marco Rubio's inopportune case of dry mouth during his State of the Union response may slow his rapidly rising stock, but will likely have no little lingering impact on his 2016 prospects, Republicans have said.
London, Feb. 9 (ANI): Couples lose the dating buzz, prefer sleep over sex and stop saying 'I love you,' after just three and six months into their marriage, a new poll has revealed.
Kolkata, Feb 7 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday donated proceeds from the sale of her paintings to candidates of her party, Trinamool Congress, for assembly by-elections to three seats.
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) The union cabinet is likely to discuss the Justice Verma panel report on changes required in laws to curb crimes against women, government sources said here Friday.
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) India said Thursday that its demand for extradition of 26/11 plotter David Headley and his accomplice Tahawwur Hussain Rana "continues to stand" and it would work with the US "in taking the legal processes forward" in the Mumbai attack cases.
Washington, Jan 29 (IANS) Calling the fight against terrorism an "unfinished business", US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Tuesday assured India that bringing the perpetrators of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack remained one of America's top priorities.
Washington, Jan 26 (IANS) Despite India's efforts to extradite Pakistani American David Headley over the Mumbai terror attack, the US has virtually ruled out the possibility saying that the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) operative "will serve in the United States".
Havana, Jan 26 (IANS/EFE) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is recovering from his Dec 11 operation to remove a tumour, but is still fighting "the more difficult battle" against cancer, one of his top aides said.
Despite 35-years of imprisonment to Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) operative and key plotter of 26/11 Mumbai Terror activist David Coleman Headley sentenced by a US Court, India Friday reiterates that it would continue to press United States of America to extradite Pakistani American citizen as India in real term was the sufferer...............
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) India said Friday that it would continue to press for the extradition of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) operative David Headley, sentenced by a US court to 35 years in prison for his role in the 26/11 Mumbai attack, and would have sought more punishment had he been tried here.
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday said the sentence handed over to Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) operative David Headley by a US court was a "partial judgment" and demanded his extradition to India to face trial.
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) India said Friday that it would continue to press for the extradition of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) operative David Headley, sentenced by a US court to 35 years in prison for his role in the 26/11 terror attacks, and would have sought more punishment had he been tried here.
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) India said Friday that it would have sought "much more" punishment for Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) operative David Headley had he been tried here and that it would continue to press for his extradition.
Union External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid Friday on commenting upon Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) operative David Coleman Headley's punishment said that India would have sought "much more" punishment for the key plotter of 26/11 Mumbai Terror attack if he had been tried here.....................
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) India would have sought "much more" punishment for Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) operative David Headley had he been tried here, External Affairs minister Salman Khurshid said Friday.
Darbhanga, Jan 22 (ANI): The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has arrested a top Indian Mujahideen operative and close associate of the outfit's founder Yasin Bhatkal from Darbhanga in Bihar.
London, Jan. 21 (ANI): Venezuelan Vice-President Nicolas Maduro has said President Hugo Chavez is 'gaining strength' following complications after cancer surgery.
New Delhi, Jan 18 (ANI): Union Urban Development Minister Kamal Nath has called for harnessing talent, experience and knowledge for maintaining appropriate standards of building construction.
Chicago, Jan 18 (IANS) As Pakistan born Tahawwur Hussain Rana was sentenced to 14 years in prison for providing material support to Lashkar-e-Taiba, a top US prosecutor said it should send a tough message to would-be terrorists.
Chicago, Jan 18 (IANS) Pakistan-born Chicago businessman Tahawwur Rana was Thursday sentenced to 14 years in jail followed by five years of supervised release for providing support to Pakistan-based terror group Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) that staged the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks.
Chicago, Jan 17 (IANS) Pakistan-born Chicago businessman Tahawwur Rana is set to be sentenced by a US court here Thursday for providing support to Pakistan-based terror group Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) that staged the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks.
Washington, Jan 14 (ANI): 'Zero Dark Thirty' claimed the top spot at the box office over the weekend.
Kolkata, Jan 10 (IANS) The Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal government and Governor M.K. Narayanan were on a collision course Thursday with a senior minister attacking Narayanan for his sharp criticism of the administration over political clashes, and the governor retorting that he stood by his comments.
Kolkata, Jan 10 (IANS) Confronting West Bengal Governor M.K. Narayanan for criticising the administration over political clashes, the state government Thursday said he was speaking more like a politician and his comments would provoke people.
Islamabad, Jan. 10 (Xinhua-ANI): At least four people were killed and several others injured in a U.S. drone strike in Pakistan's northwest tribal region of North Waziristan on Thursday morning, reported local media Express.
Kolkata, Jan 7 (IANS) Energy efficient chulhas (stoves), alternative fuel sources, refrigerators that run without electricity and green buildings -- young innovators at the Children's Science Congress showcased an environment-friendly India here.
Islamabad, Jan 4 (ANI): A suspected Pakistani Al-Qaeda operative in the UK has been extradited to the US, the interior ministry in London has announced.
London, Jan 3 (IANS) A man accused of leading an Al Qaeda plot to set off bombs in Manchester has been extradited to the US because of his alleged involvement in a wider conspiracy to also bomb New York and Norway, BBC reported Thursday.
London, Jan 2 (IANS) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is in an induced coma and being kept alive by life support following complications during cancer surgery, a British daily said Wednesday.
Caracas, Jan. 1 (Xinhua-ANI): Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is fully aware of the complexity of his condition three weeks after cancer surgery in Cuba, Vice President Nicolas Maduro said on Tuesday.
Washington, Dec 23(ANI): Though medical practitioners have been convinced of music's health benefits for thousands of years, there had been little peer-reviewed research to back them up.
Caracas, Dec 21 (IANS/EFE) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is doing "well" as his doctors treat him for a respiratory infection that developed after he underwent his fourth cancer surgery in 18 months, the Andean nation's vice president said Thursday.
Caracas, Dec 19 (IANS/EFE) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, who has been recovering for more than a week in Cuba after an operation to deal with the return of his cancer, is in stable condition after his medical team treated him for a respiratory infection.
Hyderabad, Dec 18 (IANS) YSR Congress party leader Sharmila successfully underwent knee surgery at Apollo Hospital here Tuesday. The 37-year-old sister of jailed MP and party chief Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy is recovering well.
Islamabad, Dec. 18 (ANI): The statements made by Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik during his latest visit to India has some revelations for Pakistan too, an editorial in a Pakistani daily has said.
Sydney, Dec 17 (ANI): Political operative Mark Penn, who worked for both Bill and Hillary Clinton's presidential campaigns, has been hired by Microsoft for 'strategic and special projects', which means targeting arch rival Google, says a report.
London, December 15 (ANI): Smoothies contain more sugar than a glass of cola, a new investigation has revealed.
Caracas, Dec 13 (IANS/EFE) President Hugo Chavez emerged in good condition from a long and "difficult" operation to treat a recurrence of cancer in his pelvic area, the Venezuelan government said.
London, Dec 13 (ANI): Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is facing a 'complex and difficult' recovery from cancer, the country's Vice-President Nicolas Maduro has said.
Sydney, Dec. 12 (ANI): Indian-origin surgeon Dr. Jayant Patel should never have performed surgery on a 75-year-old patient who subsequently died as a result, a court has heard.
Washington, Dec. 11 (ANI): The real-life female CIA agent at the center of 'Zero Dark Thirty' is leading a more complicated career than the one portrayed in the movie.
Washington, Dec 10 (IANS) President Barack Obama and Defence Secretary Leon Panetta have praised the elite US special operations team for a weekend rescue mission in Afghanistan to free an Indian American doctor abducted by the Taliban.
Helsinki, Dec 6 (IANS) The "World Design Capital" initiative launched in five Finnish cities a year ago in a bid to make the world a better place through design has achieved unprecedented international attention, the organisers say.
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid has requested US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to expedite the extradition of Lashkar-e-Taiba operative David Headley and his accomplice Tahawwur Hussain Rana to India, official sources said.
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) US Under Secretary for Political Affairs Wendy Sherman said Monday that India's request for extradition of Lashkar?e?Taiba operative David Headley was under consideration and a decision could be taken soon.
Kolkata, Nov 24 (IANS) Targeting West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, senior CPI?M leader Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Saturday alleged that anti?socials in the state were emboldened after receiving a "message" from the state secretariat that it is their government.