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Jaipur Literature Festival 2021: Simon Winchester on his new book, and the bloody history of land ownership
Arts & Culture

Jaipur Literature Festival 2021: Simon Winchester on his new book, and the bloody history of land ownership

The book, which explores the question if land can ever truly be ‘owned’, came about when Winchester himself began to dig into the history of a piece of land he bought after moving to the US.

Sundance Film Festival 2021: Robin Wright discusses directing and starring in her feature debut Land
Entertainment

Sundance Film Festival 2021: Robin Wright discusses directing and starring in her feature debut Land

Robin Wright said she faced unprecedented challenges shooting Land across 29 days in remote Alberta, Canada, where her team constructed a log cabin at 8,000 feet

In Kashmir's struggle between 'national integrity' and 'identity', land has remained a quiet catalyst around its politics
India

In Kashmir's struggle between 'national integrity' and 'identity', land has remained a quiet catalyst around its politics

When politics around ‘identity’ and ‘development’ has juxtaposed in Kashmir, land would always be the centrepiece.

A third of land, ocean area on Earth could be protected without harming economy: Report
science

A third of land, ocean area on Earth could be protected without harming economy: Report

Conserving at least a third of the planet’s land and oceans could prevent mass extinctions and allow vital habitats to be restored.

Nirmala Sitharaman's COVID-19 package invites social criticism, but she may have more cards up her sleeves
Business

Nirmala Sitharaman's COVID-19 package invites social criticism, but she may have more cards up her sleeves

Nirmala Sitharaman's advisers have been speaking of why fiscal prudence is important to avoid India being downgraded from investment grade by global credit rating agencies

Godrej Properties buys 44-acre land in Faridabad from BPTP; to expand presence in national capital region
Business

Godrej Properties buys 44-acre land in Faridabad from BPTP; to expand presence in national capital region

Realty firm Godrej Properties on Friday said it has acquired 43.61 acres of land in Faridabad, Haryana, from local builder BPTP to expand its presence in the national capital region (NCR)

Melting ice, increasing temperatures, natural calamities are warning signs for climate change
science

Melting ice, increasing temperatures, natural calamities are warning signs for climate change

The first United Nations diplomatic conference to tackle climate change was held in Rio de Janeiro in 1992.

DLF sells 9 acre land to American Express for around Rs 300 cr in New Gurugram
Business

DLF sells 9 acre land to American Express for around Rs 300 cr in New Gurugram

Realty major DLF has sold a 9 acre land parcel in New Gurugram to American Express for about Rs 300 crore in one of the costliest land deals in this area, sources said

Corporate India pitches for land and labour reforms to achieve double-digit economic growth
Business

Corporate India pitches for land and labour reforms to achieve double-digit economic growth

With the Modi government beginning its second innings with a greater mandate, the industry on Monday pitched for a series of reforms, including in critical areas of land and labour, to take India's economic growth to double-digits in the next five years

DLF transfers Rs 330 cr land to joint venture with Singapore sovereign wealth fund GIC for settlement of dues
Business

DLF transfers Rs 330 cr land to joint venture with Singapore sovereign wealth fund GIC for settlement of dues

Realty major DLF has transferred a three-acre land worth Rs 330 crore in Gurugram to its joint venture with Singapore sovereign wealth fund GIC and is in process to hand over a Noida shopping mall to settle dues

Loksabha election results 2019: Narendra Modi govt needs to prioritise land, labour reforms, say analysts
Business

Loksabha election results 2019: Narendra Modi govt needs to prioritise land, labour reforms, say analysts

Prime Minister Narendra Modi should prioritise land and labour reforms in his second term, analysts said on Thursday

Land, labour reforms to push economic growth: 15th Finance Commission chairman N K Singh
Business

Land, labour reforms to push economic growth: 15th Finance Commission chairman N K Singh

Expressing concern over muted private investments, 15th Finance Commission chairman N K Singh on Friday said in order to push economic growth, the new government should take on the challenge of introducing reforms in areas including land and labour

Textile major Raymond forays into real estate business, launches Rs 3,500 cr maiden project in Thane
Business

Textile major Raymond forays into real estate business, launches Rs 3,500 cr maiden project in Thane

"In our continued efforts to enhance value for stakeholders, Raymond has forayed into real estate development in order to monetise the land at Thane," Raymond Chairman and MD Gautam Hari Singhania said

Indiabulls Real Estate buys 140 acre land at Manesar in Gurugram to develop integrated township, commercial building
Business

Indiabulls Real Estate buys 140 acre land at Manesar in Gurugram to develop integrated township, commercial building

Indiabulls Real Estate recently reported a 23 percent increase in its consolidated net profit at Rs 75.91 crore for the quarter ended 30 September.

Maharashtra farmers' protest: Women agitators share their stories of long and tedious struggle
India

Maharashtra farmers' protest: Women agitators share their stories of long and tedious struggle

Indubai was walking for the right to become a land owner rather than remain a land labourer, while Vimal was part of the protest to assert the farmers' fundamental right to food.

GST rate cut will not have major impact on govt revenue, fiscal deficit, says Arvind Subramanian
Business

GST rate cut will not have major impact on govt revenue, fiscal deficit, says Arvind Subramanian

GST Council has moved 178 of 227 items in top 28 percent slab to standard 18 percent tax bracket

Real estate, liquor left out of GST as 'influential people' run them: Manish Sisodia
Politics

Real estate, liquor left out of GST as 'influential people' run them: Manish Sisodia

Delhi deputy CM Manish Sisodia raised concerns over real estate and liquor industry being left out of the the GST ambit and suggested it was done as they were being run by "influential people".

Singur issue: West Bengal farmers have clung to their land passionately, but to what end?
India

Singur issue: West Bengal farmers have clung to their land passionately, but to what end?

Bengal’s farmers must be either very foolish or quite delusional to nevertheless cling to their land with such passion and determination, refusing to be lured away by promises of handsome returns.

Parliament session ends, but GST celebrations must be tempered by next challenges: Land and labour
Business

Parliament session ends, but GST celebrations must be tempered by next challenges: Land and labour

The real challenge Modi has to face is on the land and labor reforms since these are politically highly sensitive

Uttarakhand forest fire: Timber mafia, climate change behind the blaze, say reports
India

Uttarakhand forest fire: Timber mafia, climate change behind the blaze, say reports

There is still a lot of debate over how the Uttarakhand forest fire began in the first place.