Free Press Journal
  • CBI all set to file charge sheet in Railway bribery scandal

    New Delhi: CBI is likely to file its charge sheet within a week in the Railway bribery scandal allegedly involving former minister Pawan Kumar Bansal’s nephew Vijay Singla and the then Railway Board Member Mahesh Kumar.

  • Sebi relaxes FII entry norms; tightens buyback rules

    Mumbai: In a wide-ranging overhaul of rules to make India an easier, safer and attractive investment destination, Sebi today unveiled a new set of streamlined entry norms for foreign investors, while putting in place checks against any wrongdoings by the company promoters.

  • Volatile Sensex ends 88 pts higher; Bharti Airtel, ONGC surge

    Mumbai: After rising 260 points, the S&P BSE Sensex today surrendered some gains on profit-booking in the last half an hour to end about 88 points higher helped by smart jump in bluechips like Bharti Airtel, ONGC and M&M, amid a stable trend in the rupee.

  • ONGC, OIL buy 10 percent stake in Mozambique gas field

    New Delhi: State-run explorers Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) and Oil India Ltd (OIL) will buy the 10 percent stake of Videocon Industries in a Mozambique gas field for about $2.5 billion.

  • ​Tata Docomo to slash 2G, 3G Internet rates by 90% from Jul 1

    New Delhi: Joining the bandwagon of companies slashing mobile Internet tariffs, telecom operator Tata Docomo today announced a cut in its 2G and 3G mobile Internet rates by a whopping 90 per cent from 10 paise to 1 paisa per kilobytes from July 1.

  • Merc sees India in top 10 mkts by 2020; launches new E Class

    New Delhi: German luxury car maker Mercedes Benz today said it expects India to be among its top ten global markets by 2020, as it continues to bring latest models and spread sales network in the country.

  • Mahindra Satyam merges with Tech Mahindra

    New Delhi: Software firm Mahindra Satyam was today formally merged with its parent Tech Mahindra to create the country’s fifth largest software services firm.

  • Shiv Sena attacks Modi over “Rambo” act, does a U-turn

    Mumbai: BJP ally Shiv Sena today slammed Narendra Modi over his rescue efforts for Gujaratis from flood-ravaged Uttarakhand, terming it as “parochial”, and said Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan was “large- hearted” in this mammoth task.

  • Women safety: Rlys asked to bear 50% cost for deploying guards

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court today directed the Railways to bear 50 per cent of the cost incurred to deploy additional 100 GRP home guards across suburban railway stations and in local trains to ensure safety of women commuters.

  • Gujarat Home dept tops corruption cases in state: DGP

    Ahmedabad: Gujarat Police’s Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) has registered maximum number of corruption cases against officials and employees of the State Home Department in the first five months this year, state police chief Amitabh Pathak said today.

  • BJP condemns Nitish for threat to expose its leaders

    Bhagalpur (Bihar): BJP today condemned Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for issuing veiled threat to expose its leaders amid the war of words between the two post split and dared him to do so straightway without beating around the bush.

  • 8 killed in IAF chopper crash in U’khand

    Gauchar: A large IAF helicopter today crashed during rescue operations near Gaurikund in rain-ravaged Uttarakhand, killing eight persons onboard, including five crew members.

  • Chocolate ‘high’ can be seen in eyes

    Washington: The brain’s pleasure response to tasting food can be measured through the eyes using a common, low-cost ophthalmological tool, according to a new study.

  • Be successful at meetings with a ‘yeah’

    London: Researchers in the US have claimed to have identified some of the most persuasive words that can be uttered in meetings, with “yeah” being the most favoured one used by speakers in business meets.