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Chrysler Building Owner Sells Stake in Zurich Property for ERC-20 Tokens and Cash

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Chrysler Building Owner Sells Stake in Zurich Property for ERC-20 Tokens and Cash

The new owner of the Chrysler Building is selling a property worth $135 million to a blockchain real-estate company, taking a fifth of the purchase price in tokenized securities. New York-based RFR Holdings, which purchased the Chrysler Building in a joint agreement in March 2019, agreed to sell its majority stake in a commercial property in Zurich…

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Pay double property tax as penalty if violated building plans in Bengaluru

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Pay double property tax as penalty if violated building plans in Bengaluru

Property owners in Bengaluru who have violated building plans will now have to pay double the property tax as penalty, the Cabinet decided on Friday. Briefing reporters, Law Minister J C Madhuswamy said the Cabinet approved an amendment to the Karnataka Municipal Corporations Act to include the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) in order to levy…

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Top Reasons Why you need to get a Personal Loan

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Top Reasons Why you need to get a Personal Loan

When in dire need of financial assistance, the first step is deciding how you are going to borrow money. You can opt for a home equity loan or a credit card loan. However, seeking the service of a personal loan lender would be the ideal way to get money quickly. With personal loans, you get…

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Four-member gang of property offenders caught in Hyderabad

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Four-member gang of property offenders caught in Hyderabad

Hyderabad: A four-member gang of property offenders was caught by the city police and 19 mobile phones, an autorickshaw and Rs 54,500 cash were recovered on Monday. Acting on a tip off, the team caught Mohd Ibrahim Hussain (28) of Yakutpura, Mohd Shareef (26) of Aman Nagar, Syed Gayaz Hashmi (28) of Aliabad, and, Syed Rasheed…

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BJP govts in UP, Assam shot people like dogs for damaging property, claims Dilip Ghosh

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BJP govts in UP, Assam shot people like dogs for damaging property, claims Dilip Ghosh

Dilip Ghosh (Photo Bandeep Singh/India Today) BJP state president Dilip Ghosh courted controversy on Sunday by threatening to shoot and kill those involved in damaging public property “like the same way in Uttar Pradesh”. Addressing a public meeting in West Bengal’s Nadia district, Ghosh came down heavily on Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee “for not opening…

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Bitten by travel bug? Get a personal loan

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Bitten by travel bug? Get a personal loan

Have you been planning to take a break from work to recharge your batteries? Almost everyone keep dreaming of a holiday but not everyone can pull it through given the budget constraints. Indians seem to be letting loose their purse strings to go on vacations, shows figures from the travel industry. Indians spent Rs 6.5…

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Xiaomi’s Mi Credit allows you to get a personal loan (and other top stories of the day)

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Xiaomi’s Mi Credit allows you to get a personal loan (and other top stories of the day)

Starting with smartphones, Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi has now ventured into the digital lending space. Earlier this month, Xiaomi launched Mi Credit in India, touting an easy application process for getting personal loans. Upon approval, the users have the option to choose the amount and the tenure of the loan. The app is available for…

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Will the SBI rate cut push property sales in 2020?

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Will the SBI rate cut push property sales in 2020?

State Bank of India (SBI), the country’s largest lender, recently cut its lending rates linked to the central bank’s repo rate by 25 basis points (bps), lowering borrowing costs for homebuyers. Most experts are of the opinion that SBI’s decision to cut home loan rates could encourage other banks to follow suit. It would also ensure…

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Railway property worth Rs 80 crore damaged during anti-CAA riots, to be recovered from the rioters: Railway Board Chairman

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Railway property worth Rs 80 crore damaged during anti-CAA riots, to be recovered from the rioters: Railway Board Chairman

Apart from police personnel and the public being injured in several places of the country, the anti-CAA riots perpetrated by the far-leftist brigade and the members of the Opposition has left state-owned properties worth crores being damaged. Apart from both public and private vehicles and other public properties, railway properties were also damaged by the…

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15 Ideas Businesses Can Use in 2020

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15 Ideas Businesses Can Use in 2020

If you want to be a profitable start-up in 2020, you should provide services to other businesses, or be a business-to-business company. While service businesses are relatively easy to start, many entrepreneurs shy away from them, preferring to promote a product. Let’s highlight 15 B2B services that you can provide in your start-up in 2020. Business…

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Those who destroy govt property will be shot, says Dilip Ghosh

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Those who destroy govt property will be shot, says Dilip Ghosh

West Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh. (Express file photo) West Bengal BJP state president Dilip Ghosh has said that those destroying government properties will be shot. “Dosh hok ba aksho hok, desher sompotti noshto korle guli khete hobe. Ta she Assam e hok, ba Uttar Pradesh e hok (Be it 10 or 100, those destroying our nation’s…

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Climate change impact: Rising sea levels may impact property prices in coastal areas

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Climate change impact: Rising sea levels may impact property prices in coastal areas

Has climate change started to impact property prices? While it is well known that rising water levels, heat waves, droughts, bush fires and floods are creating havoc and denting real estate values across the world, such natural calamities are being seriously tackled by governments at a policy level. However, India is yet to wake up…

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Goliaths of India property rise as slowdown swallows small firms

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Goliaths of India property rise as slowdown swallows small firms

Indian home buyers are flocking to the nation’s well-funded publicly traded developers as risks of stalled and delayed housingNSE 1.23 % projects mount at smaller players in the industry. While overall home sales remain weak, India’s top nine listed real estate companies saw sales jump 159% in the year ended March from 2017, when the slowdown began,…

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Auto loan vs personal loan: Which is a better option to buy a new car?

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Auto loan vs personal loan: Which is a better option to buy a new car?

Car makers offer big discounts and other consumer benefits such as exchange bonus and free accessories in the month of December Representative image  |  Photo Credit: BCCL New Delhi: Car makers generally offer attractive deals in the month of December. Plus, interest rates on bank loans have dropped, and dealers want to liquidate year-end stocks by…

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