Free Press Journal
  • No spark in Muhurat session

    Diwali fails to light up equities as investors play safe amid weak global and domestic cues, Sensex ends lower by 52 point.

  • Asia Pacific IT spending to reach $ 743 bn

    Mumbai : IT spending in Asia Pacific is forecast to reach $743 billion in 2013, up 7.9 % over 2012, IT research and advisory company, Gartner said. All five major segments of IT spending are expected to grow, be it the devices segment (including PCs, tablets, mobile phones & printers), Data centre systems, software spending, IT services spending and telecom.

  • ATMs cross 1 lakh mark, SBI group controls 59%

    Mumbai : The National Payments Corporation (NPCI) said the banking system has reached a landmark of 1 lakh ATMs (automated teller machines) at the end of October.

  • Higher education sector needs more FDI: Deloitte

    Mumbai : India, which has the third largest higher education system in the world in terms of enrolments, after China and the US, needs more FDI to meet its target of doubling the gross enrolment ratio (GER) by 2020, a global consultancy firm has said in its report.

  • Pawan Sukhdev

    ‘Time for a 360 degree perspective on profits’

    In the 21st century, a lot has changed but not our corporations, a breed author Pawan Sukhdev calls ‘Corporation 1920’. What will it take to build Corp. 2020? In this interview with Business Editor Jagdish Rattanani, Sukhdev elaborates on the ideas in his book ‘Corporation 2020’. An excerpt from the book and testimonial from Ratan Tata, Chairman of the Tata group, run alongside.

  • Redefining Economic Success

    Creating an environment that drives the evolution of a new kind of corporate DNA will require redefining success at the level of both corporations and nations, and implementing an array of policies that align the goals of corporations and society.

  • Daniel T. Hendrix

    A sustainable path paved with tiles made from ‘bio-nylon’

    The Globescan survey of sustainability ranked Interface, a global leader in design and production of carpet tiles, among top corporate sustainability leaders earlier this year. Interface commenced business in India in 2001 and today has offices in four cities. In this interview with Business Editor Jagdish Rattanani, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Daniel T. Hendrix explains how and why Interface is focused on sustainable growth.

  • MIM looks to expand beyond Hyderabad

    Hyderabad: After snapping ties with the Congress both in New Delhi and in Andhra Pradesh, the Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) is now looking to grow beyond its traditional stronghold in Hyderabad.

  • Kingfisher leaves employees in dark on Diwali

    Mumbai: Around 3,000 employees of the near-bankrupt Kingfisher Airlines were left in the dark on Diwali after the management failed to pay their May salary, despite its commitment that their dues will be cleared by the festival.

  • Shiv Sena flays Pawar over remarks about farmers leader

    Mumbai: Condemning the firing incident in which a farmer was killed in Sangli district, Shiv Sena today flayed NCP president Sharad Pawar over his remarks about a prominent farmers’ leader in Maharashtra.

  • Doctor to pay Rs.5 lakh for botched up abortion

    New Delhi: The city’s top consumer court has asked a doctor to pay Rs.5 lakh compensation to a woman whose abortion he botched up not once but twice in 1997, leading to severe medical complications and her uterus being removed.

  • Zardari for war against drug trafficking

    Islamabad: Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari Tuesday called upon regional countries to chalk out a joint strategy to deal with narcotics, Xinhua reported.

  • Children’s Day means little to the malnourished

    New Delhi:  Five-year-old Payal has patchy brown hair and her hands and legs as slender as twigs. She is also pot-bellied —  the typical symptom of malnutrition. For her, it makes no difference that Wednesday is Children’s Day.

  • Scare at Lucknow airport: Plane comes close to chopper

    Lucknow:An Indigo Airlines plane with more than 180 people on-board aborted landing after it came “dangerously close” to a chopper at an airport here, an official said Tuesday. A probe has been ordered into the incident.

  • 1,800 mobile towers in Mumbai illegal: BMC

    Mumbai: With nearly 1,800 mobile phone towers in the metropolis being illegal, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation is contemplating action against their operators, BMC Commissioner Sitaram Kunte has said.