Home loan interest rates cross 9%; here’s how you can reduce your EMI burden

Home loan interest rates cross 9%; here’s how you can reduce your EMI burden

When you buy a home, you think of securing a favourable interest rate. This matters not only for existing homeowners but also for new buyers. Recently, most financial institutions have seen a significant shift as home loan interest rates have surpassed the 9 percent mark. With the increase in interest rates, homeowners and buyers have … Read more

The Hindu Morning Digest – April 14, 2024

The Hindu Morning Digest – April 14, 2024

An anti-missile system operates after Iran launched drones and missiles towards Israel, as seen from Ashkelon, Israel on April 14, 2024. | Photo Credit: Reuters Israel closes airspace as Iran launches drones in first-ever full-scale military assault Iran launched drones toward Israel late Saturday, the Israeli military announced, and Iran’s state-run media reported that dozens … Read more

Biden Shrinks Trump’s Edge in Latest Times/Siena Poll

Biden Shrinks Trump’s Edge in Latest Times/Siena Poll

President Biden has nearly erased Donald J. Trump’s early polling advantage, amid signs that the Democratic base has begun to coalesce behind the president despite lingering doubts about the direction of the country, the economy and his age, according to a new survey by The New York Times and Siena College. Mr. Biden and Mr. … Read more

The baby-father ‘cradle bond’ of the Muria tribe

The baby-father ‘cradle bond’ of the Muria tribe

A baby sleeps in a bamboo cradle woven by his father at Chukkalapadu settlement of the Muria tribe in Alluri Sitarama Raju district of Andhra Pradesh. | Photo Credit: G.N. Rao Chukkalapadu (ASR district) Kovvasi Chukkayya, 40, a Muria tribal farmer, in the Chukkalapadu settlement of Alluri Sitarama Raju district, Andhra Pradesh, holds two baskets … Read more

IRGC | Guardians of the revolution

IRGC | Guardians of the revolution

Gen. Mohammed Reza Zahedi was one of the top commanders of the Quds Force, the overseas arm of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC). A veteran of the Iran-Iraq war and a former confidant of Qassem Soleimani, the Quds Force chief who was assassinated by the U.S. in Baghdad in January 2020, Gen. Zahedi was … Read more