Free Press Journal
  • Huge litigation in I-T dept: CBDT creates over 200 new posts

    New Delhi : With an estimated Rs 4 lakh crore of tax revenue locked up in litigation, the CBDT has created over 240 new posts of Commissioners (Appeals) to speed up the legal disposal system in the Income Tax department.

  • Day of disruption on Central Railway

    Mumbai:  It was a day of disruptions on Central Railway (CR) leaving commuters in a tizzy. It all started at 7 am when the engine of a Kasara-bound local stalled the services and was followed by the tripping of electrical wires at CST. The Kasara-bound train was stuck on the track for about an hour between Aatgaon and Asangaon stalling services in the Kasara-Igatpuri section. Five services were

  • Klose(d) chapter!

    Berlin :  German striker Miroslav Klose, the all-time World Cup top scorer, announced his retirement from international football on Monday.

  • Political will is needed to address K-row: Hurriyat

    Srinagar: The moderate faction of the Hurriyat Conference on Monday welcomed the resumption of dialogue between India and Pakistan and said both the countries should show political will in finding a solution to Kashmir issue.

  • Lokpal, a top priority: PMO

    New Delhi: Setting up of the anti-corruption body Lokpal is among the key measures that are the top priorities of the government, the Prime Minister’s Office has said. In its communication to the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, the PMO has identified setting up of Lokpal, passing of Citizen’s Grievances Bill and amendments to the Prevention of Corruption Act as immediate thrust areas of the government,

  • Galle Test: Saeed Ajmal reported for suspect action

    Dubai :  Pakistan off-spinner Saeed Ajmal has been reported for suspect bowling action during his side’s seven-wicket loss in the first cricket Test against Sri Lanka in Galle.  Ajmal, who registered his 10th five-wicket haul in the second innings of the Test match, was reported by the match officials’ and they cited concerns over a number of deliveries that were considered to be suspect.

  • Clarification

    With reference to the interview of Ms Namita Vikas, Senior President & Country Head, Responsible Banking, YES Bank which was published on August 11, 2014, as a part of the CSR Journal supplement and distributed with The Free Press Journal, YES Bank has given the following information.

  • Mobile of rly official’s kin snatched

    Mumbai: In a shocking incident, Prithika Bakshi, daughter of Commissioner of Railway Safety (CRS) Chetan Bakshi from Central circle lost her phone while she was trying to catch a fast train at Vikhroli station. According to officials, Prithika was trying to board the fast train at Vikhroli station when a boy came and snatched her Samsung Galaxy and ran away. Bakshi confirmed the incident. However, she boarded the

  • Rory steals the glory

    McIlroy comes from behind against top rivals to clinch the 2014 PGA Championship at Valhalla

  • Maliki toppled in virtual coup

    Iraq President asks deputy speaker to lead new government even as the deposed PM’s supporters decry move (more…)

  • World’s smallest gold Indian flag

    Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu) : To express his love for his motherland, a goldsmith in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, has designed the world’s smallest gold flag, reports ANI.

  • Uncapped fast bowler Fernando named in Sri Lanka squad

    Colombo :  Uncapped fast bowler Binura Fernando and Dimuth Karunaratne were included in Sri Lanka’s 15-man squad for the second Test against Pakistan starting on Thursday. The 19-year-old Fernando, who is a left-arm fast-medium bowler, is yet to play a first class cricket match.

  • Repco Home Finance Q1 net rises 11.2%

    Chennai : Repco Home Finance has registered a 11.2 per cent jump in net profit at Rs 24.81 crore for the first quarter ending June 30, 2014. It stood at Rs 22.31 crore during the year ago period, Chennai-based Repco Home Finance said in a statement. For the financial year ending March 31, 2014, net profit stood at Rs 110.10 crore. Total income from operations for the quarter ending

  • Actors should take discredit too: Ajay

    Actor-filmmaker Ajay Devgn, who is gearing up for the release of ‘Singham Returns’, believes that actors are as much responsible for a film’s failure as for its success! It’s noted that currently filmmaker Sajid Khan, who is Devgn’s college friend and colleague, was criticised by Saif Ali Khan who described his stint in ‘Humshakals’ as a “mistake”, while Bipasha Basu has declared that she will never work with Sajid again post ‘Humshakals’. Interestingly, Devgn

  • LED lights at Heritage stations

    Mumbai: The CST station will now light up like a lamp every evening and enchant Mumbaikars and tourists, with 1050 LED lights illuminating its outer facade between 7-11 pm. This beautification of the CST building has come about after Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation (MTDC) provided a fund of Rs 4500 crore to the Central Railway.

  • TRS MP faces sedition rap for her comments

    Hyderabad :  The police have registered a case of sedition against TRS MP and daughter of Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao, K Kavitha, for her alleged comment that Hyderabad and Kashmir were forcibly merged into India.

  • Key molecule to treat heart failure found

    New York : There could soon be an effective treatment for heart failure and its prevention, according to IANS. Researchers have discovered a molecule that provides the heart with a tool to block a key protein that leads to heart failure.

  • Soham stuns 4th seed Parthav

    Mumbai :  Soham Rane upset fourth seed Parthav Kelkar to storm into the junior boys semi-finals, in The Malabar Hill Club 3 Star Mumbai City District Table Tennis Tournament on Monday.

  • Man throws acid on wife, child

    Kolkata: A woman and her infant child have been injured in an acid attack in Birbhum district in West Bengal, police said Monday. The victim’s estranged husband has been arrested for the attack, police added. “The woman and the baby were sleeping inside their house when acid was thrown on them through a window. While the woman has suffered severe burn injuries on her face and stomach, the