Everything you need to know about G.i.estate: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about G.i.estate: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
New York, June 7 (IANS) Actor George Clooney, who is engaged to British lawyer Amal Alamuddin, is reportedly in search of a love nest in the south of France.
Bangalore, June 5 (IANS) Waking up to the growing menace of garbage piling up across Bangalore for want of landfills, the Karnataka government has set a four-month deadline to the Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) to clear the mess.
Hyderabad, June 2 (IANS) Telangana's first Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhara Rao Monday promised a corruption-free and transparent government with its top priority to work for the welfare of the poor and weaker sections of society.
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) India's economy expanded at 4.7 percent in the entire 2013-14 financial year, marking a second straight year of below 5 percent growth, official data released Friday showed.
Mumbai, May 30 (IANS) The scrip of India's real estate development major DLF gained 4.04 percent on back of healthy earnings in the fourth quarter of the last fiscal ended March 31.
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Los Angeles, May 27 (IANS) British singer-songwriter Eliza Doolittle has confirmed her relationship with real estate tycoon Nick Leslau's son Jake.
With projects worth over $100 billion stalled or abandoned due to poor sentiments, the realty industry in India expects better days ahead, riding on the mood generated by the political stability expected in the Prime Minister Narendra Modi government. There are strong indications of that as well, with the realty index of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) rising almost 45 percent in May alone.
Los Angeles, May 27 (IANS) Late singer Whitney Houston's family are reported to be blocking the Angela Basset's Lifetime Production for making a biopic on the life of the late singer.
Ireland, May 26 (IANS) Reality TV star Kim Kardashian and rapper Kanye West have reportedly arrived in Ireland for a five-day honeymoon at a private country estate following their wedding in Italy.
Paris, May 24 (IANS) Italian fashion designer Valentino Garavani served socialite Kim Kardashian with a diet wedding cake here.
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Narendra Modi is set to become India's 14th prime minister as the BJP registered a spectacular victory in the Lok Sabha elections. Here is what prominent industry representatives and analysts say on the BJP's historic victory:
Brasilia, May 16 (IANS) Brazilians frustrated with poor public services took to the streets Thursday across the country, claiming their taxes are spent on preparations to host the upcoming 2014 World Cup.
Yangon, May 15 (IANS) Myanmar received $2.21 billion worth of foreign investments in the first four months of the year, with transport and communication sector leading, media reported Thursday.
Los Angeles, May 13 (IANS) Actor George Clooney will reportedly splurge some $2 million for his wedding with British lawyer Amal Alamuddin.
New York, May 13 (IANS) Are you living next to a property that is caught in legal tangles? Go get your blood pressure checked as living near foreclosed property may increase your risk of higher blood pressure, an alarming research indicates.
Palakkad (Kerala), May 10 (IANS) The total number of mass marriages arranged by Middle East based Keralite P.N.C. Menon's Sobha Group has touched 438 after 19 more weddings were solemnized Saturday.
Toronto, May 5 (IANS) How about reading news on a smart phone that can be folded like a map with a flexible, portable and interactive display technology!
Singapore, May 4 (IANS) Two Indians will be charged in a Singapore court Monday with rioting, after an alleged attack on three compatriot housemates in a dispute over their utilities bill, a media reported said Sunday.
Los Angeles, May 4 (IANS) Singer Selena Gomez is reportedly planning to sell her mansion in Tarzana here for $3.495 million.
Singapore, May 2 (IANS) Many online home rental websites in Singapore include the words "No Indians, no People's Republic of China (PRC)", which is sometimes followed by the word "sorry", leading to increasing rental discrimination in the city.
Los Angeles, May 2 (IANS) If reports are to believed, late actor Paul Walker's fleet of 30 luxury cars will be sold off by his driver Roger Rodas.
Chennai, April 29 (IANS) City-based Sundaram BNP Paribas Home Finance ended last fiscal with 19 percent growth in net profit and 13 percent increase in home loan disbursement, the company said Tuesday.
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) India Inc. has excessive hope from the new government which will come into power post general elections, an industry survey revealed.
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) India's largest real estate developer DLF Wednesday said it leased out three million sq ft of office space in the financial year ended March 31, 2014. More than half of it is in Gurgaon.
Thiruvananthapuram, April 22 (IANS) A 15-day property show is being held in the US at which 30 builders from India will showcase their latest projects.
London, April 21 (IANS) A couple recently bought a £400,000 (Rs.4.6 crore) four-bedroom house on an estate in Britain. Little did they realise that their immediate neighbours were centuries-old skeletal remains from Napoleon's army!
Beijing, April 21 (IANS) Youth unemployment in the Chinese city of Shanghai has been lowered by almost 23 percent in two years, a media report said Monday.
Mexico City, April 21 (IANS) A total of eight people were killed in a plane crash in northern Mexico late Saturday, local authorities said.
Los Angeles, April 21 (IANS) Filmmaker Steven Spielberg has put his Malibu mansion up for rent.
Dubai, April 20 (IANS) With the real estate sector in the Gulf Arab emirate Dubai showing no let-up in expanding, the construction sector here is all set to witness a shortage of 500,000 workers by 2015, a media report said here Saturday.
Yangon, April 18 (IANS) Myanmar got $4.107 billion foreign investment in the fiscal year 2013-14, up from $1.4 billion in 2012-13, media reports said Friday.
Washington, April 18 (IANS) Chinese firms, Weibo Corporation and Leju Holdings Limited, made their trading debut on the US market Thursday.
Los Angeles, April 17 (IANS) Singer Mick Jagger will reportedly sue late girlfriend and designer L'Wren Scott's estranged sister Jan Shane after she pushed the singer to surrender the personal family items he lawfully inherited in Scott's will.
Milan, April 15 (IANS) A Milan court has ruled that former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi must do one-year community service for tax fraud, BBC reported Tuesday.
Pune, April 15 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission Tuesday demanded a report from the Maharashtra government on the suicide of an RTI activist who had alleged that harassment by officials had driven him to end his life.
Los Angeles April 15 (IANS) Late Mickey Rooney's eight children will reportedly contest his will after the actor left his entire estate worth $18,000 to his stepson Mark Aber.
Kolkata, April 12 (IANS) Charging the BJP with using "media power" for winning the Lok Sabha polls, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday accused the opposition of carrying out a "malicious campaign" against her.
Lucknow, April 11 (IANS) The Allahabad High Court (HC) Friday ordered the demolition of two residential buildings in Noida for flouting norms and violating laid down guidelines.
Los Angeles, April 10 (IANS) Actor Mickey Rooney has reportedly left his modest estate worth $18,000 to his stepson Mark Aber and his wife Charlene, reports contactmusic.com.
The crisis-ridden real estate sector, feeling neglected by the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government, is warming up to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and its prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi to lift its fortunes. In the wake of economic instability, the realty industry has been facing severe stress with a clouded investment outlook. Its industry captains are looking forward to a strong and stable government that can put the battered economy back on rails and undertake the necessary reforms to revive the real estate sector.
Dubai, April 6 (IANS/WAM) India tops the number of foreign investors and investment transactions in Dubai's real estate market, according to the organisers of a leading property show being held in this West Asian metropolis in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
Toronto, April 6 (IANS) Calgary-based real estate developer Bob Dhillon, reportedly the first Sikh billionaire in Canada, is elated as he has acquired a piece of Sikh history for the first time in Canada -- which is a 33.5-inch long curved sword of Maharaja Ranjit Singh (1799-1849).
Nairobi, April 1 (IANS) At least six people were killed and several injured in explosions in Kenyan capital city Monday evening, police said.
London, Mar.29 (ANI): Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin are reportedly selling their London home secretly.
London, March 29 (ANI): Sir Mick Jagger's girlfriend L'Wren Scott, who allegedly committed suicide two weeks ago, has now an award honouring emerging fashion designers named after her.
London, March 29 (IANS) Britain will invest $624 million between 2015 and 2020 to "modernize" nearly 3,000 courtrooms in the country in a bid to reduce financial costs and deliver better judicial services, authorities have said.
Mumbai, March 28 (IANS) Election Commissioner H.S. Brahma Friday termed Maharashtra the "capital of paid news", and urged the media to put an end to this practice. The comment led to an uproar from the media.
Gurgaon, March 27 (IANS) AAP leader Yogendra Yadav, candidate for the Gurgaon Lok Sabha seat, Thursday urged the Election Commission to disqualify Congress candidate Rao Dharampal from contesting the polls for giving false information in his affidavit.
Melbourne, March 27 (ANI): Prince Harry has been caught up in a cruel TV sting that has tricked a dozen American women into believing they are competing for the royal's hand in marriage.
New York, March 25 (IANS) Here comes the next engineering marvel that would lift your living right into the sky - on a platform over the busiest commuter rail yard in the US.
Johannesburg, Mar. 25 (ANI): The North Gaunteng High Court has reportedly heard the testimony against murder accused paralympian Oscar Pistorius that he made his first call of the morning on which he shot his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp shortly after 03:00.
Wellington, Mar 21 (ANI): Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius is reportedly selling the luxury Pretoria house, where he shot and killed his model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, in order to pay for his legal bills.
London, Mar.17 (ANI): Burley estate, a luxurious property owned by Noam Gottesman, a billionaire has prompted a council investigation because celebrities like Beyonce regularly arrive there by helicopter.
London, March 16 (IANS) Britain is on the verge of its worst prison overcrowding crisis since 2008, a media report said Sunday.
London, Mar.16 (ANI): David and Victoria Beckham's Beckingham Palace mansion has been reportedly bought by a British insurance tycoon for 11.3 million pounds.
London, March 16 (ANI): Gwyneth Paltrow and her musician husband Chris Martin have splurged on a lavish 14 million dollar mansion in Malibu.
Los Angeles, March 14 (IANS) Comedian Russell Brand is so fascinated with yoga and Hinduism that he is determined to buy a house in India.
London, Mar.14 (ANI): A dominatrix from the UK, who chained up, gagged and whipped men, was fined after her sex dungeon was found to be flouting fire laws.
Washington, March 14 (ANI): Russell Brand is reportedly thinking about buying an estate or plantation in India - the country where he tied the knot with his former wife Katy Perry.
Tezpur (Assam), March 13 (IANS) Colonial-style bungalows of Assam's expansive tea gardens and the British-era lifestyles of their executives paint a picture postcard of
Tezpur (Assam), March 13 (IANS) Colonial-style bungalows of Assam's expansive tea gardens and the British-era lifestyles of their executives paint a picture postcard of yore. Sadly, this hangover also extends to the poor living conditions of labourers - an issue now in the limelight after the World Bank said that it was probing the violation of workers' rights inthese plantations it jointly finances with Tata Global Beverages.
Washington, March 12 (ANI): Jimi Hendrix's first authorized biopic will be made by ICM Partners talent agency who have signed his estate, Experience Hendrix, as their brand new client.
New York, Mar.11 (ANI): A Victoria's Secret tell-all book is reportedly in the works that would reveal the secrets of the top executives of the largest retailer of the intimate brand.
Los Angeles, March 10 (IANS) Actor Larry David has sold his 11,000-square-ft Pacific Palisades House, which he once shared with his former wife Laurie.
Washington, March 9 (ANI): A 1970s sex tape featuring late American television host Johnny Carson and one of his wives is up for grabs.
London, Mar.8 (ANI): Michael Jackson's father has been reportedly accused of being the dad of the singer's alleged love child.
Washington, March 8 (ANI): Leonardo DiCaprio reportedly has a fan in Palm Springs mayor Steve Pougnet.
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Friday inaugurated the Annual Innovation Exhibition featuring innovative technologies at Rashtrapati Bhavan here, an official statement said.
Washington, Mar.7 (ANI): Justin Bieber made over a million dollar profit after selling his Calabasas home to Khloe Kardashian.
London, March 7 (ANI): Michael Jackson's fans have slammed the DNA test, which claims that he fathered a secret son.
Washington, March 7 (IANS) American households accumulated their wealth at a faster pace in the last quarter of 2013 driven by returns in equity and real estate investment, a report has said.
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) Over 40 new-avatar technologies will be on display at the Annual Innovation Exhibition which President Pranab Mukherjee will inaugurate at Rashtrapati Bhavan here Friday, an official statement said.
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) Finance Minister P. Chidambaram Wednesday said the Non-Performing Assets (NPAs) or bad loans of the public sector banks are expected to be higher this fiscal, which is a matter of big concern.
Sydney, Mar. 04 (ANI): Perenna Kei has been reportedly ranked as the 'youngest billionaire' on Forbes' annual list of billionaires of the world.
Los Angeles, March 3 (IANS) Music mogul Simon Cowell may become singer Justin Bieber's new neighbour as the former is reportedly interested in buying a house in the same area.
London, Mar 1 (ANI): A series of still photographs of Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius demonstrating his prowess at a gun range have reportedly emerged just days ahead of his trial for the murder of model Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day last year.
Los Angeles, Feb 28 (IANS) Actor Leonardo DiCaprio has purchased the former estate of singer/actress Dinah Shore in the Old Las Palmas neighbourhood of Palm Springs for $5.2 million.
Los Angeles, Feb 26 (IANS) Country singer Loretta Lynn is recuperating after reportedly suffering minor burns following a blaze at her residence.
Panaji, Feb 26 (IANS) Illegal mining, the casino industry and real estate regulation could be the issues likely to feature in the Goa Aam Aadmi Party's election manifesto, a party member said.
Mumbai, Feb 25 (IANS) Shatrughan Sinha's children - daughter Sonakshi and sons Luv and Kush - have worked together to create an ad film. Luv has produced it, Kush has directed it and Sonakshi features in the commercial.
Sydney, Feb 23 (IANS) Former model and Australian TV star Charlotte Dawson was found dead at her home here. She was 47.
Sydney, Feb. 23 (ANI): Ukraine's beleaguered President Viktor Yanukovych's unimaginable luxurious lifestyle was flung open for all to see, as he fled home.
Panaji, Feb 21 (IANS) The Aam Aadmi Party state-unit has cautioned people against possible fraudsters in Goa, who are seeking donations in the name of the AAP.
Washington, Feb. 21 (ANI): The details of court filings of how the Michael Jackson estate is spending its fortune have been revealed.
Washington, Feb 21 (ANI): People, who burn through cash, but still hope to get rich, tend to ignore and act on the timeless wisdom of "spending less than you earn and investing the difference wisely" even though it actually works, according to experts.
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday ordered Sahara Group chief Subrata Roy to be personally present in the court Feb 26 for the failure of his real estate companies to return investors Rs.19,000 crore which they had collected through optionally fully convertible debentures (OFCD).
Washington, February 20 (ANI): Philip Seymour Hoffman's will has revealed that the deceased star wanted his son to be brought up in New York, Chicago or San Francisco.
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday ordered Sahara Group chief Subrata Roy to be personally present in the court Feb 26 for the failure of his real estate companies to return investors Rs.19,000 crore which they had collected through Optionally Fully Convertible Debenture (OFCD).
New York, Feb. 18 (ANI): Pop star Rihanna has won a multi-million dollar settlement after she got a bad real estate advice from her accountant.
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) Social networking site Worldfloat says it has introduced e-commerce feature taking on major players like OLX, Flipkart and Snapdeal in discount deals markets.
The Indian insurance industry has undergone transformational changes since 2000 when the industry was liberalised. With a one-player market to 24 in 13 years, the industry has witnessed phases of rapid growth along with extent of growth moderation and intensifying competition.
London, Feb. 15 (ANI): Nicki Minaj has apologized for using a famous picture of Malcolm X alongside a racial insult, on her website.
Los Angeles, Feb 11 (IANS) The executors of Michael Jackson's estate have hit back at the IRS for launching a legal battle in a bid to secure $505 million and an additional $197 million in penalties.
Los Angeles, Feb 11 (IANS) Actress Kelly Osbourne has put her west Hollywood property up for sale for $1.349 million.
Panaji, Feb 9 (IANS) The AAP may just have to switch from a broom, its party symbol, to a whip, if it wants to get its already demoralized house in order in Goa.
The new year has held some hope for realtors as the sentiments and confidence levels of home buyers have turned positive, shedding their reluctance to invest in residential real estate. This is in sharp contrast to last year when their mood had taken a severe beating amid high property prices, rising interest rates and large defaults in delivery. With low sales and high inventory, both end-users and investors stayed away.
Los Angeles, Feb 8 (IANS) Actress Reese Witherspoon and ex-husband Ryan Phillippe have sold for $.1.44 million the last property they owned together.
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) The Indian economy is expected to grow by 4.9 percent in the financial year ending March 31, 2014 as compared to 4.5 percent expansion recorded in the previous year, government data showed Friday.
Sydney, Feb 6 (IANS) Former Australian rugby league player Broderick Wright has joined a lawsuit against Cronulla Sharks Leagues Club over a supplements' scandal.