Free Press Journal
  • manoharlal khattar

    Haryana CM Manohar lal focuses on reforms to woo US investors

    Washington: Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal has highlighted to US investors the state’s comparative edge as an investment destination and regulatory reform measures undertaken by the government to promote ease of doing business.

  • Sensex down

    Sensex trades flat in early session

    Mumbai: A benchmark index of Indian equities markets, the 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex), on Thursday was trading flat at 30.50 points or 0.11 percent down during the morning session.

  • Digambar Kamat

    ED, Crime Branch raid Digambar Kamat, kins’ premises

    Panaji: Enforcement Directorate sleuths along with Crime Branch officials on Thursday conducted a series of raids on several premises owned by former chief minister Digambar Kamat and his close relatives in connection with the Louis Berger bribery case.

  • Chinese share low

    Chinese shares open lower

    Beijing: Chinese stocks opened lower on Thursday, with the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index down 1.04 percent to open at 3,754.57 points. The Shenzhen Component Index opened 0.74 percent lower at 12,864.83, Xinhua news agency reported. The ChiNext Index, tracking China’s NASDAQ-style board of growth enterprises, opened 0.54 percent lower at 2,556.77 points.

  • Egypt, Blast

    Eight injured as blast targets Egypt’s police building

    Cairo: At least eight people were injured in Egypt in a blast early Thursday that targeted a police building, media reported. A car bomb explosion caused damages to the front of the police building in Qalioubiya province near the capital city of Cairo, Xinhua news agency quoted a local TV reporter as saying. Policemen were among those wounded in the explosion. Eyewitnesses said the blast affected some of the surrounding buildings including

  • 6 injured in huge explosion in Egypt

    Cairo: At least six people were injured in a huge explosion today near a national security building in Egypt’s Shubra el-Kheima city, north of Cairo, officials said. No deaths have been reported so far while at least six were injured in the attack, said Ahmed Al Ansary, the head of Egypt’s Ambulance Authority. The explosion was caused by three bombs that were planted near the building, security officials said. It caused huge damage to the facade of

  • Chinese yuan

    Chinese yuan strengthens against USD

    Beijing: The central parity rate of the Chinese yuan, strengthened by 48 basis points to 6.3915 against the US dollar on Thursday, Xinhua reported, citing the China Foreign Exchange Trading System. In China’s spot foreign exchange market, the yuan is allowed to rise or fall by 2 percent from the central parity rate each trading day. The People’s Bank of China reformed the exchange rate formation system on August 11 to better reflect

  • Sensex

    Stock Market Predictions – The Fed is still caught between two minds

    A swift, steep drop in yesterday’s early morning session at Dalal Street flipped to gains, on backdrop of latest signal that Beijing will not let the market fall too sharply before engineering a rescue. The Shanghai Composite Index which fell as much as 5% earlier, ended up 1.2% at 3,794.11.

  • Mulayam Singh Yadav

    Gangrape just not practical:Mulayam Singh Yadav

    Lucknow : Amidst worrying reports of a rise in crime against women in Uttar Pradesh, the Samajwadi Party president Mulayam Singh Yadav’s latest assertion indicating that gangrape was ‘not possible’ has caused consternation among women’s groups and political leaders.

  • Pervert II: Now, in Malad

    Mumbai : After the incident that took place in Colaba on Monday where a 25-year-old man masturbated at a US national, a 23-year-old woman has come up with a similar complaint. Srishti Singh has alleged that the driver of an auto she was travelling in started masturbating in front of her on Tuesday night.

  • India look to bounce back in Sanga farewell game

    Colombo :  Handed an unexpected thrashing in the opening game, India would look to plug their loopholes and get their team combination right even as Sri Lanka eye a series winning farewell for their iconic batsman Kumar Sangakkara in the second Test starting today.

  • Magnificent Memphis gives Man United edge

    Manchester :  Memphis Depay announced himself to Old Trafford with two stylish goals as Manchester United came from behind to beat Club Brugge 3-1 in Champions League play-off first leg.

  • I-League stares at uncertainty

    Mumbai :  Eight years after its inception, India’s leading football competition I-League is facing an uncertain future amid reports that two clubs are shutting shop even as a newly launched Indian Super League gains momentum.

  • Patna Pirates qualify for play-offs

    Pune :  Patna Pirates defeated defending champions Jaipur Pink Panthers 26-24 in a do-or-die encounter to qualify for the play-offs in the Pro Kabaddi League on Wednesday.