Free Press Journal
  • Icra sees NPAs jumping to 5.9% by March from 4.4% in FY15

    The banking sector is likely to end this fiscal with increased gross non-performing assets at 5.3-5.9%, primarily due to withdrawal of the regulatory forbearance on restructured advances by the Reserve Bank from this April, ratings agency Icra said.

  • US tags Haqqani leader’s brother as global terrorist

    Washington : The US authorities have named Sirajuddin Haqqani, brother of Haqqani Network chief Aziz Haqqani, a “specially designated global terrorist”, the State Department said in a statement.

  • Aus skipper Smith ready for ‘new era’

    London : Australia captain Steven Smith said he was ready for a “new era” as he prepared to lead them for the first time since Michael Clarke’s retirement.

  • Cairn to invest Rs 1,400 cr to raise oil, gas carrying capacity

    Hyderabad : Cairn India is set to expand its crude oil and natural gas carrying capacity by laying a new gas pipeline from its Barmer (Rajasthan) field with an investment outlay of Rs 1,400 crore. Moreover, crude oil output would be expanded from 200,000 bopd (barrels of oil per day) to 300,000 bopd and natural gas carrying capacity from 6.3 mmscfd (million standard cubic feet per day) to 40 mmscfd, they said.

  • State to re-invite tenders for Shivaji Memorial

    Mumbai  : The government has had to re-invite tenders for the proposed Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj memorial project in the Arabian Sea after the lowest bidder selected to design the memorial backed out. Now, the process will be finalised in the first week of September.

  • Quitting smoking boosts mental health

    Washington : Quitting smoking after a heart attack has immediate benefits, including less chest pain, better quality of daily life and improved mental health, scientists have found, reports PTI.

  • Disabled woman fights to bring Indian fiancé back to UK

    London :  A disabled woman who suffers from a genetic disorder has been working tirelessly to bring her Indian fiance back to the UK after he was deported for staying illegally in the country last week. Claire May, 34, met Amit Chawla, 27, while he was in Britain illegally and even gave birth to their daughter Riya in February this year.

  • Bungle in Bastar

    The former ruler of Bastar, Shri Pravinchandra Bhanjdev, has won the first round in his war of nerves with the Madhya Pradesh Government. By refusing to leave Bastar and meet the Chief Minister except on his own terms, Shri Bhanjdev has succeeded in forcing the State Government to despatch the State Governor to Bastar to talk things over with him, which is strictly in the tradition of the mountain going to Mohammed.

  • Your Day By Nilikash P. Pradhan

    Aries: – There will be progress in your work today. You will find success in establishing your business even you might get new clients or orders from your near and dear ones. Be practical in studies.