PUNE: The paintings at Haveli sub registrar’s workplace and few banks on Paud Road changed into a hit on Tuesday after the theft of Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited’s underground copper cable, leaving many people turning up for belongings registration or banking transactions high and dry.
Several humans turned up in the morning at the Haveli sub-registrar office variety 4 within the Left Bhusari Colony close to Chandni Chowk — one of the crucial workplaces of the revenue branch wherein houses of Kothurd, Warje, Bavdhan and adjoining areas are registered. Many of them had to go to the War workplace due to the fact the times’ enterprise got here to a grinding halt because of the phone cable robbery.
An officer sitting idle at the sub registrar’s workplace from morning informed TOI that no registration should take vicinity on Tuesday as there had been no server connection. “When we contacted the BSNL workplace, we had been instructed that the lines had been affected because of theft of cables. But they did now not inform us when they’ll restore the relationship,” he said.
He stated there was a rush of people in the morning. “Many of them had taken go away on Tuesday for the registration work,” the officer added.
Deputy inspector-popular of registration and stamps, Pune division, Sonappa Yamgar stated the sub-registrar office variety 4 at Chandni Chowk became hit by way of the cable theft. “Normally 25 registrations take vicinity every day at this workplace. On Tuesday, no work can be undertaken right here.”
The deputy IGR stated the BSNL government have been trying to restore the strains and with a bit of luck, the registration work at the office would resume by means of Wednesday. About 300 telephones within the Left Bhusari Colony additionally went lifeless. “The separate lines provided to the registrar’s workplace had been also hit,” a BSNL officer stated.
About 25m of copper cord jutting out from a trench dug for laying pipelines turned into stolen, triggering the woe of human beings. The BSNL officials registered a FIR with the Kothrud police. The work to restore the strains became on until evening.
An officer of the Kothrud police stated, “It is the duty of the contractor to set up people at the unfinished website online at night time. We are checking CCTV photos to get clues about the suspects.”
The deal of, what should without difficulty have been, the third maximum expensive property within the United States of America seems to have fallen via. Almost two years after he paid a mind-blowing sum of Rs 750 crore to shop for Mumbai’s plush Lincoln House, industrialist Cyrus Poonawalla might not be able to own the staggering sea-facing property.
This is because the authorities have determined to cancel the purchase deal made by way of Poonawalla with the American government, pronouncing the American authorities has no proper to sell off the belongings that changed into leased to it by using the Indian government. Interestingly, the Centre arrived at this choice via brushing off the recommendation of u. S . A .’s topmost regulation officer — its Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi. Earlier this week, Rohatgi resigned from his publish announcing he does now not need an extension because of u. S .’s top regulation officer and there have been quite a few speculations about why Rohatgi determined to no longer serve the government.
Sources showed the development and said that the Ministry of External Affairs had sought Rohatgi’s opinion within the be counted. Sources said that Rohatgi had okayed the deal among the American government and Poonawalla, however, the Centre recently conducted a high-degree meeting within the matter and decided to cancel the purchase deal.
Lincoln House turned into the home to the USA Consulate for many years earlier than the American government determined to transport its places of work to a more secure campus at Bandra Kurla Complex in 2011.
The sale of the Lincoln House in September 2015 to the billionaire chairman of the Pune-based Serum Institute, Poonawalla, could have been the most important ever actual property deal inside the country. Poonawalla had bought the long-lasting belongings inside the Breach Candy place of South Mumbai for Rs 750 crore and reportedly, the charge turned into Rs one hundred crores lower than the reserve fee quoted with the aid of the seller, the US Consulate. The motive for this decrease valuation was seemingly the restrictions on redevelopment on such background homes. The property is a 2-acre Grade-III belongings and has a built-up region of round 50,000 sq.Toes. Poonawalla reportedly desired to apply the Lincoln House as a family residence and had no plans to redevelop the assets.