L RAMAKRISHNAN The Indian Express Group


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  • Is housing really infrastructure?

    Saturday 16 Feb '13A long-standing expectation of the real estate sector is the coveted infrastructure tag.
  • Rate cut Is Fine, it’s Prices that Matter

    Saturday 02 Feb '13The central bank’s slashing rates would offer the existing borrower a marginal benefit.
  • Realty needs to build legions, brick by brick

    Saturday 26 Jan '13With the urban population projected to touch 496 million by 2020, the real estate sector finds itself short of personnel to cater to the resultant demand. Public and private initiatives in training are making some headway but not enough to bridge the widening chasm
  • SMS a Carpenter

    Sunday 09 Dec '12Today’s key challenge in a world where jobs and job-seekers are increasingly in flux is to empower the technologically challenged.
  • Leave it to Jeeves

    Saturday 17 Nov '12Increasing complexities of high-rise living has led to the rise of facility management professionals.
  • Regularised, but a lot remains irregular

    Saturday 01 Sep '12The Delhi government’s move to regularise 900-odd unauthorised colonies across the city would give rise to several infrastructural challenges and will take a long time to bring them up to standards of planned localities
  • All eyes now on CCI

    Saturday 04 Aug '12The most keenly watched case in the real estate industry, the DLF case, has reached another milestone.
  • Garment makers to go on 2-day strike

    Friday 11 Mar '11To protest against the imposition of 10% excise duty on branded garments in the Budget, the members of the Clothing Manufacturers Association of India have decided to go on a two-day strike on March 14-15.