Stamp duty will soon be scrapped for first-home buyers on houses worth up to $800,000 under new rules to help save Australia from economic disaster – so where could you buy?

Real estate first-timers in Sydney wanting to avoid paying stamp duty entirely in a more upmarket suburb would have a lot more choice if they settled for a brand-new two-bedroom apartment. The median price for a unit at Waitara, on Sydney’s Upper North Shore, stands at $654,000. Pictured is a brand new two-bedroom unit on […]

Watch: Indian Army soldiers deployed in Siachen cast their votes for Lok Sabha election 2019

Over 90 crore Indians are eligible to vote in the Lok Sabha election over the course of seven phases. While the EC has repeatedly urged more and more voters to come out and exercise their democratic right, it is the will and spirit of Indian soldiers – especially those in remote locations – that ought […]

Indian Bourses Tumble Trailing Weak Global Cues, Sensex Plunges 404 Points in Opening Trading

The companies that pulled down the indices include Reliance Industries, which fell 2.13 percent. Banks too dragged the index lower, with key banking shares such as Bandhan Bank, HDFC, Kotak Bank, and Axis bank trading in the red. Weakness in information technology stocks like Infosys and Tata Consultancy also led to a weak trading on […]

Two Indian States at Odds Over Probe Into Bollywood Actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s Death

IPS officer Binay Tiwari reached Mumbai today from patna on official duty to lead the police team there but he has been forcibly quarantined by BMC officials at 11pm today.He was not provided accommodation in the IPSMess despite request and was staying in a guest house in Goregaw pic.twitter.com/JUPFRpqiGE

Indian Stock Markets, Currency Crash As Lockdown Fears Return Amid Skyrocketing COVID-19 Cases

India has surpassed United Kingdom to rank fourth in terms of coronavirus cases. India registered around 11,000 cases in a single day on Thursday — which is the highest count ever. The total caseload now stands at 297,535 according to India’s Ministry of Health Affairs.

Top Indian ministers in hospital as virus cases breach 50,000 for fifth day

On Sunday, federal interior minister Amit Shah, one of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s closest aides, as well as the chief minister of the southern state of Karnataka, were hospitalised. The chief of the central state of Madhya Pradesh is also recovering in hospital.

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Here’s your chance to express your unconditional gratitude towards India’s soldiers defending the nation and our borders by buying rakhis from Habba.org, which will ensure these rakhis reach Indian soldiers for Raksha Bandhan, and empathy for the artisans, who you can help, by buying their hand-made rakhis, earn Rs 5,000.

No global tenders for Rs 200 crore worth projects to benefit local telecom gear makers

NEW DELHI: Domestic telecom equipment makers said discouraging global companies for tenders worth below Rs 200 crore would benefit local companies in bidding by multiple public sector companies under the railways ministry as well as departments of telecommunications and power. “The move will definitely help Indian companies to bid in many projects which are below […]

Rupee rises 15 paise to 74.69 against US dollar in early trade

Indian rupee surged 15 paise to 74.69 against the American dollar in early deals on Friday tracking weakness in the greenback.At the interbank forex market, the rupee opened at 74.74, gained further ground and touched 74.69 against the US dollar, up 15 paise over its last close of 74.84. Meanwhile, the dollar index, which gauges […]

Sushant Singh Rajput case: Netas join in Mumbai vs Bihar cops’ turf war

— IPS Gupteshwar Pandey (@ips_gupteshwar) 1596397036000Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray met chief secretary Sanjay Kumar, CP Parambir Singh and DGP Subodh Jaiswal on Sunday evening to review the broad contours of the case. “He just wanted to take a review of the investigation and technicalities as one more state (Bihar) is also involved in the probe,” […]