Monday, Sep 20, 2021

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IIFL Home Finance Signs Pact With PNB For Co-Lending

Sep 17, 2021 Outlook Business Team

The financial services firm has had co-lending pacts with ICICI Bank, Central Bank of India and Standard Chartered Bank

Drop In People Seeking Affordable Housing; Rise In Desire To Own Second Homes In Green Environment: Survey

Sep 04, 2021 The Outlook Bureau

After attractive pricing, developer credibility counts highest during property selection; project design, location also key attributes

Vatican Fraud Trial: All You Need To Know About Financial Scandal Rocking Papacy

Vatican prosecutors have alleged a jaw-dropping series of scandals in the biggest criminal trial in the Vatican's modern history

Temptation To Salvation? Former US Strip Club Transforms Into A Church

Jul 26, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The building that housed Fantasies on 5th has been turned into the start-up Open Door Baptist Church. The show floor is now a sanctuary and the dancer's pole has been traded in for a pulpit.

Swaying Of Chinese Skyscraper Result Of Winds Causing Vibrations On Roof

China has experienced a construction boom in recent years, along with the graduation of record numbers of engineers and project managers

14 July, 2021

Sensex, Nifty Eke Out Gains; IT Shares Show The Way


The 30-share BSE index ended 134.32 points, while the broader NSE Nifty advanced 41.60 points

26 March, 2021

UP: State Cabinet Approves Bill For Offering Affordable Rental Housing For Urban Migrants, Poor

Outlook Web Bureau

This will be implemented under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana to promote the participation of private/public institutions for construction, operation and maintenance of rental housing complexes for urban migrants/poor

22 February, 2021

Not Your Ordinary House Shifting! Victorian House In San Francisco Shifted To New Location, Costing Rs 2.9 Crore

Outlook Web Bureau

A 139-year-old Victorian house has been shifted to a new address in San Francisco at a massive price of $4,00,000

21 February, 2021

Manoj Agarwal’s Quest To Inculcate New-Age Work Ethics Into Indian Real Estate

Agarwal Estates, since 2012, is a ‘one stop, all solution real estate services’ partner to its patrons.

22 November, 2020

A Win-Win Situation For Key Stakeholders

Kausar Firdausi

While the recent announcement of finance minister on one hand will allow developers to drive faster and profitable conversions on unsold inventory, on the other, it will infuse affordability for homebuyers in the form of income tax relief

26 August, 2020

'Amrapali Group Subsidiary Used MS Dhoni Endorsements Without Any Agreement'

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

A director with the realty group carved out separate companies and used Dhoni's endorsement without any formal agreement, says a lawyer representing miffed home buyers.

05 July, 2020

Govt Proposal To Promote Migrant Housing A Welcome Step, But It Needs To Do More

Gautam Bhatia

One of the real problems of the Indian city is that the migrant is never made to feel like a citizen. When the citizen himself doesn’t feel like a citizen, this is but expected, writes Gautam Bhatia.

16 April, 2020

Sentiment In Real Estate Sector At All-Time Low: Knight Frank-Ficci Survey

Yagnesh Kansara

The lockdown will translate into a vicious sequence of stalled construction, delays in project deliveries, delays in loan repayments and debt servicing to banks and an overall slump in demand due to uncertainties in employment and salary cuts.

06 November, 2019

Government Approves Rs 25,000 Crore Fund For Stalled Housing Projects

Outlook Web Bureau

This will finance 1,600 stalled housing projects comprising 4.58 lakh housing units across the country.

17 October, 2019

Real Estate Market Sentiment In July-September Drops To Demonetisation Level: Report


The Future Sentiment Index dropped to an all-time low of 49 in Q3 2019 calendar year.

19 September, 2019

Real Estate Sector Woes Trigger Financial Stocks-Led Decline In Markets

Outlook Web Bureau

Apart from the weekly option expiry, which was rather a technical reason for the drop, fears had emerged in the market that further bad news was in store from the real estate sector.

14 September, 2019

'Sitharaman Clueless About Gravity Of Crisis': Congress Says Measures To Revive Economy 'Cosmetic'


'The finance minister of India is lacking in macroeconomic understanding. A comprehensive package for economic revival was expected,' Congress spokesperson said.

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In this file image, Punjab Cabinet Minister of Tourism and Cultural Affairs Charanjit Singh Channi addresses the foundation stone laying ceremony of a memorial for those killed in Jallianwala Bagh massacre, at Anand...

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Congress supporters outside Governor's residence after Charanjit Singh Channi, was announced as the next CM of Punjab, in Chandigarh.

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Former union minister and sitting MP Babul Supriyo during interaction with media, in the presence of TMC Rajyasabha MP Derek O'Brien (R) and TMC leader Saugata Roy (L) at a city hotel in Kolkata.

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UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath being garlanded on his visit to Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Avadh University in Ayodhya.


The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) team at Mandapam have seized two tonnes of banned sea cucumber.

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Taliban: What’s Next For The International Community?

With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.

Sep 13, 2021 Seema Guha

Rising Challenges Of Plagiarism In The Era Of Online Education

It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.

Sep 12, 2021 Chaitali Moitra

Vaccine Mandates Harm Long-Term Public Health

One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates

Sep 12, 2021 Kameswari Chebrolu

Why School In ‘The Cloud’ Will Be Our New Normal

We can do anything with the Cloud. Buy and sell, eat, cook, get our clothes, houses, cars, watch movies, read books, listen to music, talk, write, communicate, ask, create, teach, learn, heal…. Schools must prepare children for this world.

Sep 12, 2021 Sugata Mitra