Free Press Journal
  • AirAsia incorporates Indian JV, files papers with MCA

    New Delhi : Gearing up to launch services in partnership with Tatas, Malaysian low-cost carrier AirAsia has incorporated a company in India with the filing of all requisite documents with the Ministry of Corporate Affairs.

  • Fraud costs ICICI Prudential Rs 90 lakh, police probe on

    New Delhi : Fraudsters have managed to steal customer database from ICICI Prudential causing a “loss” of over Rs 90 lakh to the insurance major after some policy holders either surrendered or discontinued policies believing the cheats.

  • Life insurers’ premium income falls over 6% from Apr-Feb

    New Delhi : Life insurance industry comprising over 20 companies, including public sector LIC, saw a dip of over 6% in premium income in the last 11 months with Reliance Life recording the steepest fall. Total premium collected during the April-February period of 2012-13 fiscal by the industry fell by 6.12% to Rs 84,501.75 crore.

  • H1B visas may be decided via lottery this year

    Washington : The much sought H-1B work visas could be decided through lottery this year, industry experts and officials feel, based on initial feedback from companies, as the US starts accepting applications from today.

  • Superannuation Scheme explained

    Recently, one of our clients resigned from his job and was given an option by his employer to either withdraw his superannuation corpus fully or choose the annuity option. This analysis is interesting and would be generally applicable to a large majority of people who either retire or resign from their job – hence for this week, let’s examine what works better for those who are faced with this question. But first

  • Ecobuild India exhibition from April 16 to 18

    Mumbai : Ecobuild, one of UK’s largest events for sustainable design and construction in the built environment is being launched in Mumbai. The event, Ecobuild India, is scheduled to take place from April  16 to 18 at the Bombay Exhibition Centre, Mumbai.

  • NTPC: Promoting inclusive growth

    Mumbai : Making a positive impact on the communities in which it operates, National Thermal Power corporation (NTPC) believes in empowering people. Champaben Patel would vouch for that.

  • Tax treatment of sale deed

    G and his brothers sold a property belonging to them.  They gave a statement in their handwriting to the effect that the land belonging to their families was sold for a sale consideration of Rs. 16 per cent even though in the sale deeds the value declared was only Rs. 4 lakhs.

  • CAPA: Leasing cos cautious on Indian carriers

    New Delhi : The court battle among airport operators, tax authorities and Kingfisher Airlines’ lessors over repossession of its planes may have a negative impact on other Indian carriers leasing aircraft from global leasing companies, a leading aviation consultancy firm has said.     Keeping this in mind, the Civil Aviation Ministry is contemplating issuing some guidelines to airport operators and government agencies not to hold on to or seize aircraft as security

  • Madhya Pradesh NEWS

    MP leads major states in growth rate

  • CHHATTISGARH diary

    Chhattisgarh’s first state to give ‘Right to food’ to public

  • Vitamin D can help lower diabetes in obese kids

    Washington : Vitamin D supplements can help obese children and teens control their blood-sugar levels, which helps stave off diabetes, scientists say, reports PTI.

  • ‘Facebook phone’: will it materialise?

    San Francisco : Facebook fuelled fresh talk today about its own mobile phone after the leading social network scheduled a press announcement for next week, reports AFP.

  • Brain imaging predicts criminal’s behaviour

    Los Angeles : Analysis of images of a particular part of the brain could help predict whether a criminal would reoffend or not, says a new study, according to IANS.

  • Giant robotic dinos to be a part of Titanic II

    Sydney : An eccentric Australian mining magnate who is building a replica of the ill-fated Titanic today unveiled his latest scheme – a park of giant robotic dinosaurs, reports AFP.

  • Swarming robots could serve humans in future

    London : It’s a concept straight out of sci-fi flicks! Scientists are developing a team of co-ordinating robots that could eventually serve humans in future, relying on networking to accomplish a range of tasks, reports PTI.

  • Brahmananda Sarasvati

    There is a guiding consciousness, a searchlight, within every being’s heart. Not only do men and women have this searchlight, but animals also have the presence of this guiding light. Even the force of magnetism vividly displays the presence of this guiding light. This light is eternal.

  • Your Day 1st April 2013

    Aries:- You may be in a laid back mood and will find it difficult to focus on tasks that require rigorous analysis or calculations. Take care of health as some domestic problems may give rise to temper and clashes.

  • Do not rule out Third Front

    Let us be clear. The idea of a Third Front is not the mirage it is made out to be. Interested parties, mainly the Congress and the BJP, have sought to pooh-pooh the talk of a Third Front. Mulayam Singh Yadav, the Samajwadi Party chief, has implicitly talked of a Third Front after the next parliamentary poll.