Mumbai property market: House registrations dip to 6-year low

Mumbai property market: House registrations dip to 6-year low

It has been a weak start for Mumbai’s property market in 2017, data on house property registrations showed.

With GST on course, here's why government must set up panel to cut income tax burden
With GST on course, here's why government must set up panel to cut income tax burden

With the goods and service tax (GST) all set to become a reality this year—the government is still looking at the July 1 date—the countrywide indirect tax system would only need the required modifications in terms of rates and structure going ahead.

Ahead of Akshaya Tritiya, here are 5 reasons why gold prices are rising
Ahead of Akshaya Tritiya, here are 5 reasons why gold prices are rising

Just ahead of Akshay Tritiya, gold prices hit a five-month high last week as the dollar weakened with investors taking refuge in safe-haven assets because of the geopolitical tensions over North Korea.

Donald Trump wrong on Harley-Davidson, job losses; here's why India must give US president the facts
Donald Trump wrong on Harley-Davidson, job losses; here's why India must give US president the facts

Finance minister Arun Jaitley has done well to raise India’s concerns on H-1B visas with US commerce secretary Wilbur Ross, but given there is going to be little immediate impact with no notification to change the lottery process for 2017, India would do well to keep a cool head.

Attorney General Jeff  Sessions defends Donald Trump admin's crackdown on illegal immigrants
Attorney General Jeff Sessions defends Donald Trump admin's crackdown on illegal immigrants

Attorney General Jeff Sessions today defended the Trump administration's crackdown on illegal immigrants, pointing out that authorities were likely to first target "criminal elements" who have entered the US unlawfully.

France's next leader: Centrist Emmanuel Macron vs far-right Marine Le Pen
France's next leader: Centrist Emmanuel Macron vs far-right Marine Le Pen

Centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right populist Marine Le Pen advanced Sunday to a runoff in France's presidential election.

Britain's back in favor for corporate deals despite Brexit
Britain's back in favor for corporate deals despite Brexit

Britain has reclaimed its place as one of the top five countries that firms look to make deals in, just six months after dropping off the list in the wake of the country's surprise to leave the European Union, according to a survey released Monday.

TECHNOLOGY

New Google Earth Virtual Reality to take you to any address in world
New Google Earth Virtual Reality to take you to any address in world

A new Google Earth Virtual Reality (VR) feature allows users to visit any address in the world and fly over it in 3D with the help of a headset system, according to the company.

Horoscope: By Peter Vidal

Today ( 24 Apr )This Week ( 23 Apr - 29 Apr )

SAGITTARIUS Your creative energy should now be at a peak, but not perhaps because the stars are all on your side. On the contrary, challenging romantic stars remind us of the cliché that all great art stems from… read more