Dec 19, 2014 08:00 PM
Diamond encrusted lobbies, state-of-the-art parking systems, private swimming pools… uber luxury apartments offer HNIs plenty of reasons to stay within Chennai Diamond-encrusted lobbies, state-of-the art parking systems that park cars with the tou
Dec 19, 2014 07:35 PM
Won’t it crumble in the rains? How will you hang paintings? These were just some of Anamika Mukherjee’s doubts when they decided on a mud house. She tells the story... I was not really thrilled when my husband, Amit, started talking abo
Dec 19, 2014 07:27 PM
Does your apartment have an open well? Sekar Raghavan, director, Rain Centre, tells Hema Vijay how these wells can be a perpetual source of freshwater Some decades ago, most residences in the city drew water from shallow aquifers (water beds) through op
Dec 19, 2014 08:16 PM
There has been no attempt at the national level to draft guidelines for energy conservation. A look by D. Ajitha Simha The demand for energy from several sectors of the economy is increasing and the matching capacity of energy production is also slowly i
Dec 19, 2014 08:13 PM
According to Knight Frank, other major cities saw a ‘de-growth’. Yet again, Bangalore is upbeat with its real estate sales. With maximum project launches, the year also has the highest absorption of residential units in the third quarter of 2
Dec 19, 2014 08:11 PM
Mimicking nature’s cleaning process through DEWATS and the Vortex system. Waste-water is emerging as a new challenge and opportunity in the cities of India. After large quantities of clean water is shipped into the city to meet the growing thirst o
Dec 19, 2014 08:09 PM
The State needs to tackle twin challenges of climate change and pressure on natural resources for economic growth. Karnataka is the eighth largest and fifth most industrialised State in the country. It contributed 5.46 per cent to the GDP of India (as in
Dec 19, 2014 08:07 PM
Study the pros and cons well before choosing your home loan. Going by the last few years’ interest rate behaviour many would have easily come to a conclusion that they made a mistake by choosing the floating rate option on their home loans. Such co
Dec 19, 2014 07:45 PM
Your property-related legal queries answered by S.C. Raghuram , Partner, RANK Associates, a Chennai-based law firm A flat is owned by a man, wife, one of their two daughters and the respective son-in-law. Each one is entitled to share the property equall
Dec 19, 2014 07:43 PM
A curated show of antique furniture and collectibles in the city that takes your breath away Walking inside Taj Connemara is always a pleasant experience, with its air of timelessness and slow elegance. Today, that air is intensified, with some stunning
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