Can co-working, co-living spaces boost real estate market?

While the slowdown in the real estate sector has only deepened in the last few years, new sub-segments in terms of co-working and co-living spaces have emerged.Sabari Saran asks experts about the scope of growth in these two segments and if it can partially revive the real estate market Get the latest news and analysis on business, finance, politics from Livemint, the website of the Mint newspaper, one of India’s leading business and financial dailies…

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Prosecutors are investigating whether GOP donor Elliott Broidy used Trump ties to profit

Broidy served on Trump’s inaugural committee. The Eastern District of New York is examining whether he used his Trump connections to pursue business deals. Elliott Broidy, a defense contractor and Republican fundraiser who had a top position on President Donald Trump’s inaugural committee, is being investigated by a federal grand jury in Brooklyn. The Associated Press reports that prosecutors are looking into whether Broidy used his position of influence as the vice chair of Trump’s…

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Buyer can deduct TDS even if value of house sold by NRI is less than ₹50 lakh

As per Section 194IA, TDS is deducted at the rate of 1% and this provision is applicable when both the transferor and transferee are residents in India.If the NRI intends to claim capital gains exemption, he may request that no TDS be deducted from the payment made to him Get the latest news and analysis on business, finance, politics from Livemint, the website of the Mint newspaper, one of India’s leading business and financial dailies…

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Some Amazon warehouse workers are planning to strike on Prime Day

The Minnesota action will be the first major US work stoppage for the company. A group of Amazon warehouse workers are planning to strike next week, during one of the company’s largest sales events of the year. Workers who package and ship items for Amazon in Shakopee, Minnesota, are planning a six-hour work stoppage during two shifts on July 15, the first day of Prime Day, Bloomberg reports. Warehouse employees, who have long complained about…

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Disney’s live-action Mulan remake isn’t a musical, it’s a feminist action movie

Mulan will bring honor to us all, but without all the singing. Since its release in 1998, Disney’s Mulan has remained beloved by a generation of fans who grew up with the company’s first Asian princess. The animated film’s take on a classical Chinese legend offered a blend of female empowerment and catchy, Disney-style musical numbers. And as great as those are — “I’ll Make a Man Out of You” remains a karaoke staple —…

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