Sports

Heightened sense of chaos in lead-up, India will be right at home, says Ian Chappell

By: PTI | October 25, 2020 6:12:13 pm Former Australia captain Ian Chappell Former Australia captain Ian Chappell feels a “heightened sense of chaos” and confusion over scheduling and quarantining in the run-up to India’s upcoming Test series Down Under could favour the visiting team. Uncertainty over scheduling is marking the lead-up to the much-anticipated […]

Budget 2020

Consumer spending on home renovations slows down due to pandemic

(This story originally appeared in on Oct 12, 2020) MUMBAI: Consumer spending on home renovations is still continuing, albeit in a piecemeal manner. Experts from industries across paints, home furnishings and bathroom fittings said consumers have been staggering their spends and are taking up renovations only when needed. Earlier, people used to overhaul their houses […]

Budget 2020

Home sales slip 43% between January and September; Q3 signals silver lining

Hit by Covid-19 pandemic, sales of homes in the top seven cities declined 42.50 per cent to Rs 88,730 crore during the first three quarters of the ongoing calendar year. The figure stood at Rs 1,54,320 crore in the corresponding period last year, according to property consultant Anarock. Data shows that around 87,460 units were […]

Budget 2020

Home loan enquiries top last year’s level

(This story originally appeared in on Sep 23, 2020) MUMBAI: The strict lockdown in the first quarter of the current fiscal resulted in creating pent-up demand for home and auto loans, which is finding expression now. According to TransUnion Cibil data, home loan inquiry volumes in July and August have recovered to exceed last year’s […]

Sports

BCCI, UAE board sign hosting agreement MoU, next IPL and England home series could be options

By: PTI | Dubai | September 19, 2020 8:13:36 pm The BCCI and Emirates Cricket Board on Saturday signed a Memorandum of Understanding and hosting agreement to boost cricketing ties between the two countries. (Source: Twitter/JayShah) The BCCI and Emirates Cricket Board on Saturday signed a Memorandum of Understanding and hosting agreement to boost cricketing […]