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₹171 crore, not ₹45 crore, spent on Kejriwal house renovation, claims Maken

Congress leader Ajay Maken addressing the media in Delhi on Sunday. | Photo Credit: SUSHIL KUMAR VERMA Senior Congress leader Ajay Maken on Sunday alleged that the actual amount of money spent on the renovation of Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s residence was ₹171 crore and not ₹45 crore as the BJP was claiming. Addressing a press conference, Mr. Maken said that he would be writing to Lieutenant-Governor VK Saxena to take action as the renovation was a breach of privilege because the government had passed the budget without clarifying what it was meant for. He added that the renovation also…
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UPDATE: Council votes on whether Courtenay will join home renovation program

UPDATE: Council voted unanimously in support of paying to participate in the Home Energy Navigator program. ——————— On Wednesday afternoon, Courtenay council will decide whether the city should join a program that helps residents renovate their homes. On the agenda at Wednesday’s (Nov. 8) council meeting was a decision whether or not Courtenay will pay to participate in a program called Home Energy Navigator. The program gives expert advice to citizens about how best to renovate their home heating system to remove fossil fuel systems and switch to cleaner eco-friendly systems. The program is being introduced as part of the…
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‘Politically motivated, without jurisdiction’: What Atishi said in open letter to Delhi LG over CM’s house renovation

As the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) continue to spar over the ‘expensive renovation’ of the residence of the Delhi Chief Minister, the Public Works Department (PWD) minister in Delhi government Atishi wrote an open letter to Delhi Lieutenant Governor Vinai Kumar Saxena for asking the records of the renovation. “I have seen media reports of your letter dated 27.04.2023 addressed to the Chief Secretary, Delhi in which you have sought that the records relating to PWD renovations at the Delhi Chief Minister’s official residence be seized and taken into protective custody at your instance…
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Doireann Garrihy Shares Exciting House Renovation Update

Doireann Garrihy has shared a glimpse at the latest progress made in her renovations after purchasing her first home last year, and has potentially hinted at a move in date. The broadcaster and presenter paid €490,000 for the three-bedroom semi-detached property, which is just around the corner from her family home in Castleknock. Something of a fixer-upper, Doireann has been putting her own stamp on her new home, and has been bringing followers along during the process. Doireann Garrihy has shared a glimpse at the latest progress made in her renovations after purchasing her first home last year, and has…
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David Tronnes: Man murdered wife ‘after she refused to go on home renovation TV show’ | US News

A husband murdered his wife after she refused to appear on a home renovation TV show, according to prosecutors. David Tronnes, 55, strangled and beat Shanti Cooper-Tronnes to death at the couple’s home in Orlando, Floridain April 2018. On Wednesday, Tronnes was convicted of the 39-year-old’s murder and sentenced to life in prison. Jury members were told how Tronnes had hoped to appear on “Zombie House Renovations” – a reality show where participants flip dilapidated properties into stunning homes. “Tronnes had spent thousands of dollars on renovations and had hopes of appearing on the reality television show,” prosecutors said. “This…
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Beyoncé spotted at the Knowles-Rowland House renovation celebration in Houston

HOUSTON – Beyoncé, her family, and partner organizations gathered in Midtown on Friday for a celebration to kick off the renovations at the Knowles-Rowland House. Beyoncé spotted at Knowles-Rowland House renovation celebration in Houston (Copyright 2023 by KPRC Click2Houston – All rights reserved.) Local non-profit, Bread of Life, Inc., will be heading a redevelopment project of the Knowles-Rowland House here in the city. The Knowles-Rowland house was originally known as the Knowles-Rowland Center for Youth, which burned in a fire in March 2021. The building was initially constructed in 1999 with the help of financial support from the Knowles family.…
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Renovations slide as rates rise

The rate of home renovations is slipping as interest rates rise. The Reserve Bank of Australia on Tuesday again hiked the nation’s cash rate, this time by 0.25 points to a nine-year high of 2.6 per cent. The increase is the sixth consecutive since the RBA started lifting rates in May this year. As property prices slip backwards, due in part to higher interest rates, renovating is a method for improving value. But the ambition of adding more space or modernization is tempering, as the cost of a renovation blows out, hand-in-hand with cash rate increases, and builders and traditions…