Free Press Journal
  • Mumbai: Canadian Science minister Kirsty Duncan promotes women empowerment in her India visit

    Mumbai: Canadian minister of science Kirsty Duncan calls up on the need to build relations and promote science, innovation, culture and women empowerment among others. She said this during her stopover in Mumbai, which is part of her Indian itinerary. Speaking about the visit to India, Canadian minister of science Kirsty Duncan said, “It is…

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  • Mumbai: Canadian PM Justin Trudeau’s wife Sophie calls for ending gender inequality

    Mumbai: The wife of visiting Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Tuesday called for an end to gender disparity, saying the world has suffered a lot due to inequality between men and women. All sections of the society should “stand up together” to eliminate gender disparity from the world, Sophie Gregoire Trudeau said at Sophia…

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  • Trip to India is not about handshakes, photo-ops: Canada PM Justin Trudeau

    Mumbai: There has been a lot of criticism across social media over the seven-day visit of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to India. But at the India-Canada Business Forum, Trudeau set a tone to his visit by announcing that this visit will help generate 5,000 new jobs and a billion dollar of investments in Canada….

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  • Not a year for Canadian-Agro

    Mumbai: For 2016-formed Canadian Agro India, 2017-18 was packed with a lot of surprises. After witnessing a good amount of growth in 2016-17, the company saw a slump in their major and only product sold by the company in India—Canola oil. This drop in the Canola oil market was due to negative reports about the…

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  • Bombardier: From rail to metro in India

    Multinational company, Bombardier, has been closely involved in transforming India’s rail network since 1993. But the company, which invested in India for over 50 years, has been a long term partner of Indian Railways. Now, this company is not limited to Railways but is also involved with other mass transit systems. Jescilia Karayamparambil writes about the…

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  • ‘Finance Ministry will implement PMO’s decision on PNB scam’

    Mumbai: Investigation on the Punjab National Bank (PNB) scam is on in full-swing, said Minister of State (MoS) for Finance Shiv Pratap Shukla. He said the finance secretaries are in talks with Prime Minister’s office (PMO) on this matter. The finance ministry will implement the decision taken by PMO, he added. Speaking to reporters after…

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    PNB Scam: Serious lapses by overseas branches of Indian banks

    Mumbai: The Punjab National Bank has sent a letter to other banks, including some private and public sector banks, about the modus operandi of Nirav Modi group and Gitanjali Gems Ltd. This letter circulated by the PNB, which was obtained by the Free Press Journal, alleges that some overseas branches of Indian banks did not adhere…

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  • ‘2017 was the beginning for acquisitions’, says Robin Raina

    NASDAQ-traded Ebix Inc has been on an acquisition spree across Asia since early 2017. The software solutions provider expects to pursue both the organic and inorganic growth routes in 2018. Speaking to the Free Press Journal’s Jescilia Karayamparambil, Robin Raina, Chairman, Ebix, said the firm aims to be the largest financial and insurance solutions provider….

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  • maharashtra, Mira Road, MahaRERA, RERA, Mira road flat owners, Mira Road project—Tanvi Eminence

    Maharashtra: 550 Mira Road flat owners receive RERA boost

    Mumbai: Nearly 550 flat owners of Mira Road project—Tanvi Eminence, finally gets a relief. Recently, MahaRera passed an order asking the promoter (one of the promoters in the project) Dayabhai Sutariya to handover the units by December 2019. Despite, the on-going dispute of the promoters— Tanvi Constructions private Limited, Dayabhai Sutariya and Bhupat Ravijbhai Lukhi…

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  • mumbai, public banks, all india strike of public banks, wage revision issues in public banks, March 15

    Mumbai: Public banks threaten strike on Mar 15 over delay in wage revision

    Mumbai: Public banks are planning to go on an all-India strike on March 15, due to delay in wage revision. There is one more level of discussion that is expected to take place on February 21, but the union is not very optimistic about it. UFBU, convenor, Devidas Tuljapurkar said, “The discussion started from November…

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  • Robin Raina talks about plan to deliver over 6000 homes to underprivileged

    Robin Raina’s visits to India are not always limited to his official work. He makes it a point to carve out time to pursue his philanthropic interests, executed by the Robin Raina Foundation. The Ebix boss talks about an ambitious plan to deliver over 6000 homes for the underprivileged, being built across the NCR.  …

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  • Mumbai: Flexible working hours or work from home, which is a better deal?

    Mumbai: Many Indian companies have not been able to embrace flexible timings at their workplace. They have a lot of reasons for the same but with lives at risk in cities like Mumbai, there has to be an alternative option. Companies have started looking at work from home option rather then addressing flexible hours option….

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