Is the Bubble Bursting for India’s Online Start-Ups?

In September PM Modi visited Silicon Valley calling on deep-pocketed investors to turn their attention to India’s thriving start-up ecosystem. (Representational image) Mumbai: Hundreds of layoffs at several Indian start-ups have sparked fears the bubble …
Death hotels: The secrets in your room

Death hotels: The secrets in your room

Police investigating the death of a man at Crown Metropol earlier this year. Picture: Eugene Hyland AT THE Beverly Hilton hotel in Beverly Hills, there is no room 434. Well, at least there was. Due …
Violence against women ‘costs billions’

Violence against women ‘costs billions’

THE scourge of violence against women is robbing the Australian economy of $ 21.7 billion a year, making domestic violence a leading public health crisis. One million Australian women have endured physical or sexual violence, …
Bloodshed at anti-Islam rally

Bloodshed at anti-Islam rally

Reclaim Australia and Rally Against Racism are holding rival rallies in Melton north west of Melbourne. Protesters clash in Melton. Picture: MIKE KEATING EXTREME protesters from the far Right and Left fought ugly battles and …
Australia’s hidden human crisis

Australia’s hidden human crisis

LABOUR exploitation and forced marriage have overtaken sex slavery as the most common form of human trafficking in the country. New data shows a record 93 human trafficking cases were investigated by federal police last …
China’s $20m ‘won’t extend’ MH370 search

China’s $20m ‘won’t extend’ MH370 search

Decision makers … Malaysia, Australia and China hold regular briefings about lost flight MH370. Picture: News Corp Australia THE search for missing passenger jet MH370 will not be extended beyond the current area in the …