Hyderabad Beats Realty Slowdown as Housing Sales Rise 67%: JLL India

New Delhi: Housing sales in Hyderabad rose 67 per cent to 7,000 units during the period between October 2014 and September 2015 on improved demand from both end-users and investors after formation of Telangana, says a report by property consultant JLL India. Housing sales stood at 7,000 units during the fourth quarter of 2014 to the third quarter of 2015 as against 4,200 units in the year-ago period, JLL India said. “After creation of new Telangana state and Hyderabad’s status as joint capital, the end-users demand as well as investors sentiment has improved, resulting in an increase…

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Kejriwal Government Scraps More Than 900 Auto Permits After Alleged Scam

NEW DELHI:  Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal held a meeting of cabinet ministers and senior bureaucrats early on Saturday morning and decided to scrap nearly 1000 autorickshaw permits in Delhi after alleged irregularities in their allotment. The Delhi government also suspended three officials of the transport department, including a senior bureaucrat, in the matter and decided not to issue any more permits for the time being. The officials – identified as S Roy Biswas, Deputy Commissioner, Manish Puri, Inspector, and Anil Yadav, a clerk — were placed under suspension immediately after the…

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