PM Modi wants Singapore`s expertise in housing

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today sought the help of Singapore`s expertise in implementing his government`s agenda of providing low-cost housing to all.

Houses burnt in Assam along Nagaland border

At least nine houses were set ablaze in Assam`s Karbi Anglong district allegedly by attackers from Nagaland early Saturday morning at Khukuribasti but no one was hurt.

Earthquake damages houses, roads in Tibet

A strong 6.1-magnitude earthquake followed by several aftershocks on Monday hit parts of China`s Tibet province, destroying at least 21 homes and damaging 17 others in the remote Himalayan region.

FICCI to provide 500 free fabricated houses to Uttarakhand flood victims

The FICCI will help construct 500 fabricated houses free of cost for the victims of Uttarakhand flood disaster, while Rotary International has proposed to reconstruct schools in 13 districts of the state.

Centre to grant Rs 200 crore to U`khand for rebuilding houses

The Union Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation will grant Rs 200 crore to Uttarakhand to help reconstruction of residential buildings destroyed in the recent calamity.

MP govt to build 8,000 houses for police personnel

In order to provide better amenities to police personnel, Madhya Pradesh government has decided to build 8,000 houses for them at an estimated cost of over Rs 993 crore.

California wildfire grows, threatens to engulf 4000 houses

As the Californian wildfire grows out of control, it now threats nearly 4,000 houses with the fire department authorities issuing evacuation and struggles to douse the fire, according to a news agency.

Jaya hands over houses to tsunami-hit

Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa handed over 8,251 houses constructed at a cost of Rs 303 crore, to tsunami hit people.

23 houses set ablaze in Karimganj

A 5000-strong mob set the house of suspected kidnapper Salimuddin afire at Bhanga between Badarpur and Karimganj town
Thursday evening.

7,000 houses for mill workers ready: Chavan

Maharashtra CM Prithviraj Chavan said that 7,000 houses for textile mill workers are ready and 9,000 more
will be constructed on the lands to be acquired from the mill
owners in the next 2-3 months.

Maha govt to build houses for BPL families

Under the Centre`s Indira Aawas Yojana, the Maharashtra Government will construct 1.86 lakh houses for the backward class in the state.

Mill workers should get houses at earliest: Uddhav

Uddhav Thackeray has said that textile mill workers who lost jobs after the long strikes in the 1980s should get houses at the earliest.

Hi-tech houses for MPs at South & North Avenue

Government has proposed to
construct three-storey houses for Parliamentarians at North
and South Avenue by demolishing the existing ones, to
modernise and increase the capacity of the blocks.

Blaze destroys 50 houses in Kanpur

Around 50 houses were gutted in a
fire in Somvanshi Kheda village here, fire brigade officials said Thursday.

Houses of Dalits set on fire in Bihar, 40 injured

At least 24 houses
belonging to Dalits were set on fire by unknown people at
Bishunpur in Bihar`s Darbhanga district injuring 40 people,
following a clash between rival groups, police said on Friday.

Over 90% houses in Ranchi built without maps, court told

More than 90 percent of the houses in Ranchi are constructed without any map clearance from the authorities, the state government informed the Jharkhand High Court on Wednesday.

One killed, two injured as house catches fire in UP

A girl died and her two
siblings were seriously injured when a fire broke out in their hut in Nagian area, police said here Wednesday.

President prorogues both Houses of Parliament

President Pratibha Patil has
prorogued both houses of Parliament.

Right to Service bill to be presented in Bihar houses

Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday
announced that the Right to Service bill would be introduced
in two houses in Bihar during the coming budget session
beginning from February 22.

Aus wildfire under control, over 64 houses destroyed

The wildfire that destroyed over
64 houses in the Australian city of Perth has been brought under control, officials said.