Unitech leads gainers in ‘A’ group

On November 24th, 2011 by Gurgaon Directory | No Comments | Posted in News

Titan Industries, Jubilant FoodWorks, Lupin and Divi’s Laboratories are among the other gainers.

Real estate developer Unitech rose 4.48% to Rs. 23.30 after the Supreme Court today, 23 November 2011, granted bail to five corporate executives, including Unitech’s managing director, Sanjay Chandra, facing prosecution for their alleged involvement in the 2G spectrum case. Read More »

2G case: Corporate honchos get bail, Kani’s plea comes up today

On November 24th, 2011 by Gurgaon Directory | No Comments | Posted in News

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Wednesday granted bail to five 2G scam case accused-Unitech’s Sanjay Chandra, Swan Telecom’s Vinod Goenka and Reliance ADAG executives Gautam Doshi, Surendra Pipara and Hari Nair-raising hopes for the release of other accused and resurrecting the principle that bail should be the rule and jail an exception. Read More »

Brand Noida Vs Brand Gurgaon: Where would you put your money in the battle of the burbs?

On November 24th, 2011 by Gurgaon Directory | No Comments | Posted in News

PROPERTY MATTERS: Gurgaon’s zooming real estate prices underline the fact that it has arrived as a leading commercial and residential hub while Noida and Greater Noida continue to lag behind. Commercial space in Gurgaon today fetches a monthly rent of between Rs 120 and Rs 140 per square foot. In Noida, the same space is available for a paltry sum of Rs 35 per square foot. Read More »

Incentives for industrialists who install solar panels in their units

On April 2nd, 2011 by Gurgaon Directory | No Comments | Posted in News

GURGAON: The widening power deficit is coming down hard on Gurgaons industrialists who are now left with no choice but to look for alternatives to conventional energy. On Wednesday, the Gurgaon Industrial Association, along with the state governments department of renewable energy, organised a seminar to discuss green energy, and the ways it could be harnessed efficiently for industrial use.

Organisers of the event said that their prime objective was to create Read More »

Scheme launched for industrial workers children

On April 2nd, 2011 by Gurgaon Directory | No Comments | Posted in News

CHANDIGARH: With a view to providing computer education to the children of industrial workers, Haryana government has started a scheme under which financial assistance of Rs 2000 to Rs 9000 would be provided for various short term courses.

A spokesman said on Wednesday that the main object of the scheme was to provide technical education to the children of labourers and uplift their living standard. He said most of the children of labourers leave their Read More »

HUDA may have earned Rs 900cr interest on EDC charges

On April 2nd, 2011 by Gurgaon Directory | No Comments | Posted in News

GURGAON: SURGE, a Gurgaon-based NGO, which recently exposed how HUDA was sitting on thousands of crores of rupees collected as external development charges (EDC) from developers, has raised objections over the agency not declaring how much interest it has earned from this huge amount over the years.

The NGO will file an affidavit in the Punjab and Haryana High Court on Thursday highlighting how the government agency has not declared the huge Read More »

Peoples participation in public administration is the key

On April 2nd, 2011 by Gurgaon Directory | No Comments | Posted in News

GURGAON: Less than two years ago, when Business Today did a survey on the best Indian cities to work, play and live, it was ecstasy as well as agony for Gurgaon. While in the work category, Gurgaon figured right on top clocking an annual per capita of Rs 1,22,212, only lower than Chandigarh and Mumbai, when it came to life after work, the

Millennium City crashed down to the much lower ranking of 11, primarily due to its shoddy roads and erratic power supply. Read More »

Man who killed wife in front of kid arrested

On April 2nd, 2011 by Gurgaon Directory | No Comments | Posted in News

GURGAON: A day after a woman was found murdered in Sushant Estate in Sushant Lok, the Gurgaon police arrested her husband on Wednesday. The accused, Hari Prakash, is sepoy with the Indian Army. He was arrested based on the eyewitness account of his four-year-old son who watched his father strangle his mother to death.

The police said that the accused has confessed to the crime and told investigators that he wanted his wife to return to his native village but she Read More »

Washing dirty linen is big business this season

On April 2nd, 2011 by Gurgaon Directory | No Comments | Posted in News

GURGAON: The rising temperature has brought good business to the laundries and drycleaners in the city. With households storing away woolens, blankets and quilts till next winter, drycleaners are luring them with special offers.

Almost all drycleaners in Gurgaon are running full capacity due to the huge amount of bulk orders received by them every day. The onset and offset of winters get huge market response. Read More »

Gurgaon stays indoors

On April 2nd, 2011 by Gurgaon Directory | No Comments | Posted in News

The Indo-Pakistan world cup semi-final cricket match had people hooked to their TV screens on Wednesday, resulting in sparse traffic during the usual peak evening hours. Roads across the city wore a deserted look and traffic jams and long queues, common in the evenings, were nowhere to be seen.

There was, however, an unexpected clutter of cars and taxis on the expressway around noon. This was because a large number of professionals took an early break from work as India came out to bat in the first innings. Read More »

NHAI scraps expressway concessionaires maintenance contract with another firm

On April 2nd, 2011 by Gurgaon Directory | No Comments | Posted in News

GURGAON: Over four months after the private concessionaire of Delhi-Gurgaon expressway (DGE) roped in an Indian subsidiary of a reputed French firm for operation and maintenance (O&M) of the 27.7 km stretch, the NHAI has asked the developer to scrap the contract.

Sources in the NHAI said that they turned down the proposal of DGSCL, a subsidiary of DSC Ltd, to engage a new firm for the operation and maintenance of the expressway. Read More »

No more faulty number plates

On April 2nd, 2011 by Gurgaon Directory | No Comments | Posted in News

GURGAON: In the face of a growing number of cars sporting illegal number plates in the city, the traffic police have decided to write to auto dealers asking them not to flout rules while issuing registration number plates.

A special drive in this regard is already underway wherein cops are challaning violators for these types of offences. Read More »

Office cafeterias turned into cheering central

On April 2nd, 2011 by Gurgaon Directory | No Comments | Posted in News

The measures adopted by the city MNCs to convince employees to turn up for work on Wednesday seemed to have paid off. Most of the offices in the city reported a healthy attendance. But while employees did turn up, most of them were mostly to be seen in the cafeteria enjoying the match on big screens and not at their workstations.

Many firms, which are otherwise stringent about the dress code, relaxed that norm for a day and allowed their employees to come dressed in casuals. Most Read More »

MCG commissioner may revise ad rates

On April 2nd, 2011 by Gurgaon Directory | No Comments | Posted in News

GURGAON: The discord surrounding Gurgaons outdoor advertisement policy seems to be heading for a resolution. The municipal commissioner of Gurgaon met officials from DLF on Tuesday to look into the matter.

DLF, one the biggest ad space owners in the city, had raised objections regarding the existing ad rates and has asked the MCG to revise them. Read More »

Man strangles wife to death, child looks on

On April 2nd, 2011 by Gurgaon Directory | No Comments | Posted in News

GURGAON: The Gurgaon police have registered a case based on the eyewitness account of a four-year-old child who saw his father strangle his mother to death.

The incident came to light when the police received a complain about a foul smell emanating from a flat in Sushant Estate in Sushant Lok on Tuesday afternoon. When the police reached the EWS flats the main door was Read More »

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