Free Press Journal
  • Icra: Construction sector witnessing slowdown

    Mumbai : The construction industry is witnessing a decline in order inflows mainly as corporates have been deferring their capex plans due to policy delays, according to a report by rating agency Icra.

  • Franke Faber India opens new plant at Pune

    Pune : Franke Faber India Limited, a world leader in kitchen hoods and other kitchen equipment unveiled a new state-of-the-art plant at Sanaswadi, Pune to manufacture Faber products.

  • FIIs buy Sensex shares worth over $4-bn in July-Sept

    Mumbai : Foreign institutional investors (FIIs) have raised their exposure to 24 Sensex companies, with purchase of shares worth an estimated amount of more than USD 4 billion, in the last quarter ended September 30.

  • Athens to get two more years to meet deficit target

    Berlin : The Greek government will get a grace period of an extra two years to rein in its runaway public debt, German newspaper Sueddeutsche Zeitung reported in its today’s edition, quoting a draft deal with Greece’s international creditors.

  • Vivek Malhotra

    B-Schools are laggards on teaching EQ

    In India, we hire people for their IQ and fire them for want of EQ. Look back at the exit of people, both voluntarily and those who were asked to leave, in your own organisation.

  • ABCI organises ComFest12

    Mumbai : The Association of Business Communicators of India (ABCI) organised a Communication Summit, called ComFest, for the 52nd year in row and also the annual awards nite. The feature of ComFest 12 was, for the first time, there were 5 international speakers.

  • Dussehra celebrated across India

    Towering effigies of 10-headed demon king Ravana, his son Meghnad and brother Kumbhakaran crackled in fiery splendour marking the triumph of good over evil as gusto and fervour marked Dussehra festivities across the country today.

  • India’s rainbow colours draw foreign artists

    Foreign artists are finding India a viable destination for long-haul art residencies, drawn to the rainbow colours and traditions that paint everyday life in the country. The rules of the game are changing as India gets a toehold on the global art map.

  • Virbhadra threatens to file defamation suit over allegations

    Shimla: Under attack from the opposition on charges of corruption and forgery, former Union Minister Virbhadra Singh today threatened to file defamation suit against those indulging in his “character assassination”.

  • Many Congressmen involved in illegal mining activity: Parrikar

    Panaji: Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar today alleged that a several Congress leaders including two former chief ministers and current state unit chief Subhash Shirodkar were involved in illegal mining activity.

  • India partner, not rival 50 years after Sino-India war: China

    Beijing: Asserting that India is its “partner instead of a rival”, China today said the world has undergone deep and profound changes since the 1962 Sino-India war and voiced readiness to work with New Delhi to boost trust and deepen their “strategic cooperative partnership.”

  • Romney’s son apologises to Obama for objectionable remark

    Washington: Tagg Romney, eldest son of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, has apologised to Barack Obama for passing objectionable remarks against the President after the second presidential debate in New York.

  • Romney accuses Obama of using attacking tactics

    Washington: Republican candidate Mitt Romney, who suffered a setback in the Florida presidential debate, has accused rival Barack Obama of resorting to attacking tactics without presenting his agenda for the next four years.

  • Maha govt plans new policy for ‘green cover’

    Mumbai: Maharashtra government plans to formulate a new social forestry policy which will be implemented in non-forest areas of the state to increase green cover.

  • New Shirdi facility to house 15,000 pilgrims

    Shirdi (Maharashtra): The famed Sai temple here was Wednesday handed over one of the largest pilgrim accommodation facilities in India with a capacity to house 14,000 people.

  • Centre seeks states’ views on intervening in riot situations

    New Delhi: The Centre has sought views of the state governments on various issues including enacting a law to empower it to directly intervene in cases of riots and possible breakdown of constitutional machinery, as per the recommendations of the 2nd Administrative Reforms Commission.

  • Will oust ‘arrogant’ Dikshit, Kejriwal just a showman: BJP

    New Delhi: Accusing Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit of being “very arrogant” and “dictatorial”, Delhi BJP Chief Vijender Gupta today exuded confidence of ousting Congress from power and dismissed suggestions that Arvind Kejriwal factor will impact next year’s assembly poll outcome.

  • Hizb behind attempt on life of Hurriyat’s Qureshi:probe

    New Delhi/Srinagar: Pro-Pakistan terror group Hizbul Mujahideen was responsible for the assassination attempt on moderate Hurriyat leader Fazl-ul-Haq Qureshi with a sole idea to derail the talks process advocated by the secessionist leader, a probe by J and K police has claimed.