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BCCI to decide on WAGs going on tours, not captain and coach

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has decided the office bearers will be taking calls on any player request of partners travelling on a tour. Previously, the captain and the coach were given the power, going by the rules and regulations of the…

Australian shares slip on real estate stocks; NZ falls

Australian shares slipped on Monday, tracking a weak Wall Street finish, and as a number of top real estate and industrial firms traded ex-dividend to weigh on the benchmark index. On the second last trading day of the year, the S&P/ASX 200 index fell 0.3 per…

GST, RERA to benefit listed real estate companies. Here are 2 stocks to bet on

While GST is pushing consolidation in other sectors, it is happening faster in the real estate sector because of the implementation of another landmark reform, RERA. Organised players benefit naturally because GST and RERA make it difficult for smaller players to do regulatory arbitrage. While RERA is fully implemented in Maharashtra, it…

Netflix revenue soars 700% on desi content, marketing

MUMBAI: The Indian unit of Netflix Inc, the world’s largest online video streaming company, grew more than 700% during 2018-19, helped by expanding local content and marketing blitzkrieg that helped bring subscribers. Netflix India reported revenues of Rs. 466.7 crore for FY19 with a net profit…

Clean up the real estate mess on priority

Dilution of provisions by RERA has left many ongoingprojects out of the ambit of the authority. REPRESENTATIVE image Real estate in the country was known for its notoriety prior to the real estate regulator coming into force. The situation in the real estate market remains as grim…

India tour was on our bucket list, says U2

“The first time I travelled to India was when I read Midnight’s Children,” reveals Bono, shedding light on an adventure that was purely literary. “You get the sense it’s a cauldron of ideas, an anarchical and entrepreneurial culture.” U2’s frontman, lyricist and do-gooder-in-chief is perched on a…