Free Press Journal
  • Start-up IPOs: India Ratings talks of fund misuse risks    

    Mumbai : Days after the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) relaxed norms for start-ups to get listed and raise funds through a dedicated platform on domestic bourses, a report by India Ratings released on Thursday said the norms are likely to pose a risk as the funds raised are liable to be misused. While the move will encourage such firms to tap the domestic market to raise funds rather than going

  • Court defers Gadkar’s bail plea till Friday

    Mumbai : The Kurla metropolitan court yesterday deferred Janhavi Gadkar bail application till Fri-day.  Public prosecutor Pramod Mahajan held that in light of the ongoing investigations, it would seem fit to not grant bail to the accused. Citing the Alist-air Pereira and Sanjeev Nanda cases, Mahajan reasoned that denying bail would seem like the most cautious course of action. This sparked off an arg-ument between the Gadkar’s counsel Amit Desai and Maha-jan.

  • How parrots can ‘talk’ like humans

    Washington : Researchers have uncovered key structural differences in the brains of parrots that may explain the birds’ unparalleled ability to imitate sounds and human speech, reports ANI.

  • Shun ‘speed money’, focus on speed: Parekh to developers

    New Delhi : Raising concern over high housing costs in the country, Housing Development Finance Corp Chairman Deepak Parekh said developers need to shun ‘speed money’ and focus only on speed in delivering projects to the customers.

  • Intl donors pledge $3.5 bn to rebuild Nepal

    Kathmandu : Led by India and China, global donors pledged over $3.5 billion as aid to Nepal, meeting half of the $6.7 billion needed to rebuild the quake-devastated nation, as Nepalese Prime Minister vowed “full transparency” and “zero-tolerance” to corruption in disbursing the relief money to the victims.

  • Lalit Modi

    No keys to lock Lalitgate…?

    Perhaps the most exasperating person in Lalitgate, as the scam involving BJP politicians and former IPL Commissioner has come to be known, is the key protagonist himself. Lalit Modi, now fairly safe and secure in London with his documents all cleared and in order, is singing like a canary and can be expected to notch up the decibels as the weeks go by, as he continues to feel the pressure. His web

  • Your Day By Nilikash P. Pradhan

    Aries:- You should try to understand each other’s feelings and discuss everything. You should not impose yourself on each other. You have a habit of sticking by your notion. You will have to improve on this habit.

  • Queen wades into EU debate, says division is dangerous

    London : In her most public stance yet on the EU debate, Queen Elizabeth II has warned of the dangers of division in Europe, asking German and UK leaders to “maintain the benefits of the post-war world.”

  • Wasted Efforts

    The only conclusion that can be drawn from the Government of India’s latest White paper on China is that Mr. Chou En-lai’s visit to India in last April has not made the slightest difference to the strained Sino- India relations. There have been as many as 52 instances of Chinese violation of India air space, one instance of armed Chinese troops crossing the McMahon line and several cases of minor intrusions. The

  • Degrees may be fake, not Smriti: Lalu

    Patna : RJD president Lalu Prasad stated on Thursday Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani’s “degrees may be fake, but she is not” after a Delhi court admitted a case accusing her of misrepresenting educational qualifications.

  • Sensex rebounds 166 pts

    Mumbai : Ignoring Greek woes, the benchmark BSE Sensex today rebounded by 160 points — after taking a day’s breather — to 27,895.97 on rally in realty and banking shares as Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched three projects with a major thrust on housing.