Free Press Journal
  • Indian- American couple charged in$ 460 mn scam

    New York In a jaw- droppingand epiccase, an Indian- American couple here has been charged with raking in over USD 460 million in crooked cash through a record- setting corruption scam.

  • Google suspends Street Viewservice

    New Delhi In a setback to its global mapping project, Internet search giant Google on Tuesday said that it has suspended its Street Viewservice in Bangalore following an order from the police.

  • Low cost car with Bajaj not a priority in India for us: Renault

    New Delhi Europes second largest car maker Renault on Tuesday said its proposed ultra low cost ( ULC) car with Bajaj Auto for the Indian market has the least priority till 2012, the year scheduled for its launch.

  • AB Grp completes chemical deal

    Mumbai The Aditya Birla Group announced the completion of the transaction relating to its acquisition of the Atlanta based Columbian Chemicals Company, subsequent to having obtained all regulatory approvals in 7 different jurisdictions.

  • PLAY IT!

    Monica now available on Home Video

  • EVENTS CORNER

    Godrej Hospitals life saving venture

  • Reworked treaty will bring its burdens

    The Indian economy has witnessed phenomenal growth during the last decade. India has been a preferred emerging capital market for foreign capital inflows in the last decade.

  • Lanka struggling without Murali: Sanga

    South&ton Sri Lanka star Kumar Sangakkara called on his side to find alt147 new ways of winning Testsalt148 after his century in the drawn finale against England failed to prevent a 1- 0 series loss.

  • Tata AutoComp issue to raise Rs 1,100 crore

    Mumbai Tata AutoComp Systems ( TACO) on Tuesday said it plans to raise at least Rs 1,100 crore through an initial share sale in two to three weeks, provided the market conditions are conducive.

  • GST regime unlikely from Apr 2012, states oppose draft Bill

    New Delhi The introduction of bigticket tax reforms through GST regime seems unlikely from next April with BJPruled states on Tuesday stating that they would not like to be reduced to municipality or corporations. The kind of draft that they ( Central Government) have presented… I do not think it could be passed.

  • Modi not on same page as BJP

    Taking a different stand from the BJP- ruled states, senior party leader and Deputy Chief Minister in the NDA government in Bihar Sushil Kumar Modi hailed the proposed Goods and Services Tax ( GST) as a historic reform. If GST is implemented, Bihar will be a part of it.

  • Chawla panel critical of KG- D6 contracts

    New Delhi After the CAG, the highlevel Ashok Chawla Committee has criticised the system of Production Sharing Contracts like the one Reliance Industries signed for the gas- rich KG- D6 block, saying these contracts are designed to benefit private players at the governments expense.

  • Schlumberger, ONGC to hunt for shale gas in Bengal

    Kolkata Schlumberger, the worlds leading supplier of technology to oil and gas firms, and state- run Oil and Natural Gas Corporation ( ONGC) are jointly looking at opportunities of exploring for shale gas in West Bengal and northeast India, a US diplomat said Tuesday.

  • Quick Takes

    When gays should come out of the closet

  • Guiding Light

    FOUR PURUSHARTHAS SWAMI ATAMANANDA

  • Believe it? 50 pc of Britons are Germans!

    London Believe it or not, around 50 per cent of Britons have German blood coursing through their veins, say geneticists.

  • Dream Girl dreams big

    After the recent leopard incident at her bungalow, Hema Malini is taking up the cause to protect the wild animal

  • Why is Vinod Chopra angry?

    Vinod Chopra aka Vidhu is hopping mad. He is upset about stories that the shooting of his film has been postponed for an alleged rework in the script because the script is similar to that of an Ekta Kapoors Marathi film called alt145 Taryanchi Bait. alt145 Ferrari Ki Sawariis apparently about a father who wants to realise his sons dream of riding a Ferrari. Sharman Joshi bagged the role over Aamir Khan. Sources close