Free Press Journal
  • Singapore Govt buys 1% in RIL for Rs 2,500 cr

    Mumbai: The Government of Singapore has acquired 1.09 per cent stake, now worth about Rs 2,500 crore, in Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries (RIL), the company’s latest shareholding data shows.

  • Maruti to launch new DZire next month

    New Delhi: Four years after it launched the entry-level sedan Swift DZire, the country’s largest car maker Maruti Suzuki India is bringing a shortened version of the car that will hit the market next month.

  • The beer hug: Bihar emerging as brewery hub

    Jaipur: Bihar is emerging as a brewery hub with major domestic and foreign firms setting up production units in the state due to availability of cheap labour and raw materials coupled with improved law and order and investment-friendly government policies.

  • Germany calls for European rating agencies after S&P downgrade

    Athens: Europe needs to create independent credit rating agencies and stop relying solely on leading US-based agencies, German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle said during his visit to Greece late Sunday in the wake of S&P’s mass European downgrade last week.

  • Inflation at two-year low, but RBI may not cut rates

    New Delhi: Cheaper food items pulled down headline inflation to a two-year low of 7.47 per cent in December, 2011, but this may not be enough for the Reserve Bank to slash key interest rates as rising prices of manufactured items remain a cause for concern.

  • GoM to meet tomorrow to review Air India’s turn around plans

    New Delhi: A Group of Ministers (GoM) is scheduled to hold a crucial meeting tomorrow to critically review Air India’s debt recast and turnaround plans and recommend to the Union Cabinet additional equity infusion in the ailing carrier.

  • Ramdev men throw ink on Sonia’s poster, yoga guru disapproves

    New Delhi: Angry over the attack on Ramdev, his followers today threw black ink on Sonia Gandhi’s poster outside the Congress headquarters here and clashed with party workers, earning disapproval of the yoga guru who condemned the act as “undemocratic and uncivilised”.

  • We are not totalitarian regime like China: Google India to HC

    New Delhi: Google India, which along with 20 websites is facing criminal case for allegedly hosting objectionable materials, today told the Delhi High Court that blocking them was not an option as demorcratic India does not a “totalitarian” regime like China.

  • Big mining scam waiting to be unearthed in MP: Congress

    Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Congress on Monday alleged that a mining scam, “much bigger than the Bellary scam in Karnataka would unearth in the state, if a proper probe is carried out.”

  • MensXP brings Burberry’s Menswear Fashion Show Live from Milan

    New Delhi: MensXP.com, India’s biggest lifestyle website for men, broadcasted Burberry’s Milan fashion show live on its website on Saturday, January 14th, 2012. Equipped with more than 50,000 self help and how-to’s, this 3 year old website, is the largest source of information related to lifestyle for Indian men. And it is taking things to a new level.

  • One Indian crew member missing in Italian ship capsize

    Bangalore: Rebello Russell Terrance, an Indian crew member on board the Italian cruise ship which ran aground in the Mediterranean Sea, is missing and has not been traced yet, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna said here Monday.

  • Age row: Indian Army chief takes govt to SC

    New Delhi: Chief of Army Staff, General V.K. Singh, has reportedly filed a writ petition in the Supreme Court with regard to the ongoing controversy surrounding his age.

  • Three years of NIA: Only one terror case solved

    New Delhi: It was formed three years ago and is working on 35 terror cases at the moment. But with only one incident solved so far, India’s premier anti-terror probe body National Investigation Agency (NIA) has very little to boast of, say experts.

  • Gilani offers to resign: report

    Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani today offered to resign shortly after the Supreme Court served him a notice for contempt of court for failing to reopen graft cases against the President, according to a media report.

  • Hooch kingpin Khonara Badsha surrenders

    Noor Islam Fakir alias Khonra Badsha, the prime accused in West Bengal’s worst-ever hooch tragedy that claimed 172 lives, today surrendered before a court here, police said.