Free Press Journal
  • Sensex ends flat in choppy trade

    Mumbai : Select buying in frontline stocks helped the benchmark Sensex to rebound from early losses and close higher by 9.53 points to 19,042.08 despite weak global sentiments.

  • CPI tries FEMA route to stall retail FDI

    New Delhi : Undeterred by an earlier failure by the Opposition in the Parliament in December to stall FDI (foreign direct investment) in multi-brand retail, the Communist Party of India (CPI) is trying to block it through another route by moving a resolution against the October 19 notification under the Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA).

  • Sharma: Global retailers eye India

    New Delhi : Global retailers, including Tesco and Sainsbury’s, have expressed keen interest in setting up of multi-brand retail stores in the country, Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma said.  “There have been expression of interest…the first step has been taken by Tesco, by Sainsbury’s. There has also been an expression of interest but not a formal proposal, from Carrefour, H&M. So they all are coming,” Sharma said on the sidelines of

  • Cong trains its guns on Vishnoi

    ‘ Waqf official’s pvt complaint against Vishnoi admitted by court’

  • Par panel for probe into gas dip in KG-D6

    New Delhi : With output from Reliance Industries’ eastern offshore KG-D6 fields dropping to an all- time low, the Standing Committee on Petroleum and Natural Gas asked the Oil Ministry to find out if the drop was due to commercial consideration or price of gas, reports PTI.

  • Sebi probes Saradha group for alleged breach of norms

    New Delhi : Amid growing public outrage over an allegedly fraudulent investment scheme run by Saradha group, market regulator has begun a fresh probe into the fund-raising activities of the Kolkata-based entity. The capital market regulator is looking into whether its Collective Investment Scheme (CIS) regulations were violated while raising funds from the public, a senior official said.

  • Work under PSG will stop from today

    BHOPAL: After the Tehsildars decided to boycott all activities other than revenue- related work, the work under government’s ambitious Public Service Guarantee Act will come to a grinding halt from Wednesday.

  • ‘Will tweak KYC norms if required’

    Mumbai : RBI Deputy Governor K C Chakrabarty said the central bank may introduce some corrective measures in KYC norms as an when necessary to check any “transaction-level aberrations” in the functioning of banks. “System is good, there is no problem. There are… (at the) transactional level, some aberration will always take place and there is a need to look into those issues and as and when it is necessary, banks will

  • HSBC to cut 1,000 jobs

    London : HSBC said it planned a net reduction of 1,149 British jobs under a shake-up of the global bank’s division that deals with high-depositing investors, reports AFP.

  • Malaysia team evinces keen interest in State

    Indore: A delegation of industrialists from Malaysia has come to the city to explore possibility of investment in the state. The delegation comprises seven industrialists and officers of Malaysia Trade Consulate.

  • Musharraf marginalized

    His candidature has been rejected, most political leaders he expected to be with him have already joined other mainstream parties and he has no role in the ongoing elections or any influence on their outcome

  • Chinese designs

    The country needs to be taken into confidence about the developments on the Chinese border. If, as usually reliable news reports claim, China has encroached eleven kilometres into the Indian territory in the Ladakh sector, the public needs to be told. The costly blunders of the `50s and the `60s, when the Nehru government had shut its eyes and ears to almost daily warnings about the expansionist designs of China, needs must

  • Swine flu claims woman life

    Indore: A 70- year- old woman, a suspected patient of swine flu, died here at M Hospital, on Monday night. She was a resident of Raj Nagar. According to the M doctors, the patient admitted in the hospital on Monday and her samples were also sent for lab testing. Her sample report is still awaited as it was a holiday on Tuesday.

  • A clueless coalition

    The two Houses of Parliament were again unable to conduct any business on Tuesday. The opposition groups felt aggrieved on a number of issues, most of them the handiwork of a clumsy government. For instance, a wholly one-sided JPC report on the 2G scam could hardly be helpful in the orderly conduct of the parliamentary proceedings. The refusal of the government to come clean on the interference in the CBI probe into

  • Sena seeks consensus on PM candidate

    Ever since the Shiv Sena has forged an alliance with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), it has always been trying to assert itself when it comes to deciding on national issues, even though it has very little presence, except in Maharashtra.

  • Nurses to go on mass CL today

    Indore: Medical services in all government hospitals of the city will be affected again on Wednesday. This time nursing staff of the government hospitals will go on mass casual leave for a day in favour of their 11- ponit demands under the banner of MP Nursing Association.

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