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  • NEW DELHI – India's environment ministry said Friday it has denied environmental approval for the first phase of Hindustan Construction Co.'s Lavasa hill-town project near Mumbai as the firm hasn't met the pre-conditions set for clearing the project.

    India Environment Ministry Denies Lavasa Approval

  • Hindustan Construction, which had 43.47 billion rupees of gross debt as of Dec. 31, has been faced with a double whammy over the past several months, as an economic slowdown hurt orders and the environment ministry shut down construction at unit Lavasa Corp.'s hill-town project near Mumbai.

    Hindustan Construction Plans Partial Stake Sale in Some Projects

  • He said it doesn't plan to invest any further in the Lavasa hill-town project, in which it holds a 65% stake and where construction has resumed over the past few months.

    Hindustan Construction Plans Partial Stake Sale in Some Projects

  • When they named themselves Apple Corps, after Apple Valley, some hill-town tradesmen smiled.


  • Also in this rather deserted hill-town she saw Him teaching the Canaanites settled here since the defeat of Sisera, in whose army their ancestors had served.

    The Life of the Blessed Virgin Mary

  • Each steep street of the hill-town of Greensburg lay inches deep under a tearing flood.

    Short Stories of Various Types

  • When you read the weekly newspaper published in the quietest hill-town in Vermont, you become aware that a great deal is going on.

    Humanly Speaking

  • It was a surprise that we should find such a winsome little hill-town, and such a very excellent hotel as was the Grand Hôtel du Parc, which takes its name from a tiny hanging garden at the rear; but we were disappointed in that for a mortal half-hour we tried to make our usually willing automobile climb up on to the plateau upon which the town sits.

    The Automobilist Abroad

  • The stony white road from the station and from Lynmouth struggles up the hill to a small open space -- what in any Italian hill-town would be called a piazza, though it is only a few score feet in extent -- opposite the church and the Valley of Rocks Hotel.

    Lynton and Lynmouth A Pageant of Cliff & Moorland

  • It may have been dry and wearisome labor; but afterward, when Palestrina began to reform the music of the church, it must have been of great advantage to him to know so absolutely the liturgy, not only of Saint Peter's and Saint John Lateran, but also that in the simple cathedral of his own small hill-town.

    The World's Great Men of Music


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