Daily Archives: February 24, 2019

GST move will make housing affordable: Jaitley

“The GST Council has accorded big relief to the real estate sector… This will give boost to housing for all and fulfil aspirations of neo-middle class and the middle class,” Jaitley said after the decisions were cleared by the council.

3 Middle East funds eye RCap’s $1 billion stake in asset management company

At the current market value, the Reliance Capital shares are worth more than Rs 5,000 crore, though a control deal would come at a premium. Sources said Reliance has sought a valuation with the IPO price of Rs 252 apiece as the benchmark, pushing the deal size to about Rs 7,000 crore, or $1 billion.

Big sports events today

Here are the big sports events lined up for Monday (February 25) that comprise action from ISSF World Cup 2019 and the third ODI between West Indies and England.

British PM May seeks more time: promises Brexit deal vote by March 12

T20I: Rashid hat-trick helps Afghans beat Ireland

Leg spinner Rashid Khan bagged a hat-trick as Afghanistan swept Ireland 3-0 with a 32-run victory in the third and final Twenty20 on Sunday.

1st T20I: Australia pip India by three wickets in a last-ball thriller

A profligate Umesh Yadav undid all the good work done by Jasprit Bumrah as Australia edged out India by three wickets in a last-ball thriller in the first T20 International on Sunday.

Chennai inch closer to title after outplaying Bagan

On a day when the third-placed Real Kashmir FC drew with Indian Arrows, I-League leaders Chennai City FC (CCFC) took a huge step towards the title when they defeated a 10-man Mohun Bagan 3-1 at the Nehru Stadium in Coimbatore.

Iran launches cruise missile from submarine during drill

Iran says it has launched a cruise missile from a submarine for the first time during an ongoing annual military drill in the Strait of Hormuz.

Bumrah 2nd Indian to take 50 wickets in T20Is

Jasprit Bumrah claimed the wicket of Peter Handscomb during the ongoing first Twenty20 International (T20I) against Australia in Vizag to become second Indian bowler to claim 50 wickets in the shortest format of the game.

Liverpool go top with draw at injury-hit Manchester United

Liverpool moved one point clear at the top of the Premier League after being forced to settle for a 0-0 draw at injury-ravaged Manchester United on Sunday.