Free Press Journal
  • Marico Q4 net profit up 24% at Rs 110 cr

    New Delhi :  FMCG firm Marico reported a 23.94 per cent rise in consolidated net profit at Rs 110.03 crore for the quarter ended March 31.

  • Newly wed bride ends life: Dowry

    Bhayandar :  Yet another innocent woman fallen prey to the greedy demands of dowry mongers. Sleuths of the Navghar police have arrested a 30-year-old man on charges of dowry harassment and abetting the suicide of his 29-year-old wife. According to the police, Pooja Chaturvedi (29) committed suicide by hanging herself to the ceiling of her apartment in the Cabin Road area of Bhayandar (east) on Tuesday night.

  • How it all began for Gulshan Devaiah

    The fact that I could paint and sketch well, attracted me towards fashion designing. And had I not been good at it, I wouldn’t have won so many awards at various platforms,” says Gulshan Devaiah while talking about his 10 years in the fashion industry in Bangalore.

  • VRL Logistics shares zoom 43% on debut

    Mumbai: Transport and logistics firm VRL Logistics made a grand debut on the bourses, with shares rising over 43 per cent as against the issue price of Rs 205. After listing at Rs 288, a sharp rally of 40.48 per cent against the issue price, shares of VRL Logistics finally ended at Rs 293.30, up 43 per cent on the BSE. During the day, it hit a high of Rs 309.10 and

  • News on phones spelling doom for newspapers?

    New York : Readers are increasingly shifting to their smartphones to access news than their PCs, says a Pew Research Centre survey, reports PTI.

  • IDFC Q4 net rises 48% to Rs 382 cr

    New Delhi :  Infrastructure finance company IDFC reported a 48.17 per cent jump in consolidated net profit at Rs 382.21 crore for the fourth quarter ended March 31, 2015, mainly due to fall in provisions and rise in non-interest income.

  • DRAVID supports Indian board stand on chucking

    Mumbai : Without mentioning any individual names, former India skipper and Rajasthan Royals’ mentor Rahul Dravid on Thursday came out in full support of the BCCI move to eradicate ‘chuckers’ from the Indian Premier League.

  • Law catches up with men who chopped prof’s hand!

    Thiruvananthapuram : A special NIA court in Kerala on Thursday convicted 13 people in a sensational case related to the hands of a college professor being chopped off in the state in 2010.

  • Opinion

    Civic rout reflection of BJP’s lack of leadership

    The spectacular victory of the Trinamool Congress in elections to 92 civic bodies in West Bengal, netting as many as 71 of them while also sweeping the Kolkata Municipal Corporation polls winning 114 of the 144 wards, is fantastic news for the ruling dispensation in its

  • Satyam scam: High Court asks Raju & others to move Sessions Court

    Hyderabad: The Hyderabad High Court declined to admit appeals filed by Satyam Computer founder B Ramalinga Raju and others against their conviction in the multi-crore accounting fraud at the erstwhile IT firm, observing it is not maintainable before it and told them to move sessions court.  Raju, the scam kingpin, and nine others had filed appeals in the HC, praying it to set aside of a trial court order convicting them in

  • Bandh brings Bengal to a halt

    Kolkata : The 12-hour bandh called separately by the Left Front and BJP in West Bengal on Thursday evoked mix responses. The bandh was called to protest against the alleged terror created by the ruling Trinamool Congress during the municipal elections, held in the state on April 18 and April 25. While the Mamata Banerjee-led state government claimed that the bandh yielded a partial response, both the BJP and Left Front leadership said

  • Swadharma

    DO you have a complaint against your occupation? Do you think you are a misfit, that you have been placed in a field of action where you cannot express yourself, where you find a clashing and crossing of ideas and interests? If so, you are wasting your time.

  • SRH Rahul hopes for national berth via IPL

    Hyderabad: Disappointed with some of his performances during the ongoing IPL season, Hyderabad wicketkeeper batsman K L Rahul said he would look to improve in the coming matches so that national selectors take note. “Disappointing that I had starts but have not been able to convert those starts into bigger performances. There were very good opportunities for me to win matches for my side and it’s disappointing that I could not win