Free Press Journal
  • RBI likely to cut rate on falling inflation: Moody’s

    New Delhi : The Reserve Bank is likely to cut interest rate as the wholesale price-based inflation is expected to decline further to 4.3 % in August, Moody’s Analytics said. “India’s wholesale prices likely fell 4.3 % on year-on-year in August, a further decrease from last month’s surprise 4.1 % decline. Energy and manufactured-good costs are expected to continue their decline, while food prices will likely fall steeply as a result of

  • FIPB clears 14 FDI proposals

    New Delhi:  The FIPB cleared 14 foreign investment proposals including that of Shyam Sistema Teleservices and IIFL Holdings. The Foreign Investment Promotion Board chaired by Economic Affairs Secretary Shaktikanta Das approved investment proposals of Eros International Media, Indian Rotorcraft, AGS Transact Technologies and O-Zone Networks, sources said. The investment proposals of Reliance Globalcom, Firefly Networks, Apollo Hospitals and Aegon Religare Life Insurance were deferred.

  • Govt to import more pulses to tame prices

    New Delhi:  Under pressure to rein in retail prices of pulses that have shot up to Rs 155 per kg, the government decided to import additional 5,000 tonnes of tur dal to boost domestic availability. Import of 10,000 tonnes of tur and urad dal is already in the pipeline and the first consignment will reach by September 23, it said. Barring chana dal, retail prices of all pulses are ruling above Rs

  • Japan charges defunct Bitcoin bourse CEO with embezzlement

    Tokyo : Japanese prosecutors said  that they have charged the head of collapsed Bitcoin exchange MtGox with embezzlement, amid fraud allegations over the disappearance of hundreds-of-millions-of-dollars-worth of the virtual currency.

  • Mukesh Ambani still richest Indian in average year for billionaires: Hurun Report

    New Delhi: With a Rs.1,60,950 crore ($24 billion) fortune, Reliance Industries Ltd chairman Mukesh Ambani continues to be the richest Indian for the fourth consecutive year, according to the Hurun report. “Mukesh Ambani (58) of Reliance holds on to his position as the richest man in India, with a personal fortune of Rs.160,951 crore, three percent less than last year,” Hurun Report India head Anas Rahman Juniad said here.

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    Apologise over inconvenience to bereaved family: Congress to PM

    New Delhi:  The Congress on Friday demanded an apology from Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying a bereaved retired army officer who had taken part in the Kargil war could not cremate his son due to restrictions imposed in Chandigarh for his visit.

  • AC Milan coach proposes to help refugees through Milan derby

    Milan: The Milan football derby on Sunday may also turn into a game of solidarity after AC Milan coach Sinisa Mihailovic suggested his Inter Milan counterpart Roberto Mancini of donating the proceedings of match to refugees currently involved in an existential crisis across Europe.

  • Amitabh’s help can help popularise Hindi: MEA

    Bhopal: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan’s involvement will aid the effort in making Hindi the language of the common man, India’s external affairs ministry said on Friday.

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    Real Madrid must win and convince away to Espanyol

    Madrid: Real Madrid need to win and convince the doubters when they play against Espanyol’s away at the Power 8 Stadium in a La Liga match on Saturday, but Rafael Benitez’s side will be without two key players when they do so.

  • Kohli, Tendulkar in tennis banter on Twitter

    Dubai: India Test skipper Virat Kohli on Friday messaged batting legend Sachin Tendulkar on Twitter after the latter said that he wanted to “play” for Kohli’s co-owned franchise The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Royals in the second edition of the International Premier Tennis League (IPTL).

  • Movie Review: Hero – Redundant Redux

    Cast: Sooraj Pancholi, Athiya Shetty, Tigmanshu Dhulia, Sharad Kelkar, Aditya Pancholi, Vivaan Bhatena , Chetan Hansraj, Suresh Menon

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    Understand Hindustan k Man Ki Baat first: Rahul tells Modi

    Bhubaneswar: Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Friday lashed out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying he simply indulges in his own ‘Mann Ki Baat’ while ignoring that of Hindustan.

  • Chinese mayhem: Sensex fifth largest loser with 7.5% plunge

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex is the fifth largest loser among its global peers witnessing a 7.5 per cent plunge ever since China devalued its currency yuan on August 11, says a report. The highest slump was seen in Chinese market (18.6 per cent) followed by Japan (11.6 per cent), Hong Kong (11.1 per cent) and Turkey (9.9 per cent), during the period between August 11 to September 9, says latest findings by Care

  • Pakistan Senate panel condemns India’s ‘aggression’ along LoC

    Islamabad: A defence committee in Pakistan’s Senate today passed a resolution condemning “unprovoked firing” by India along the LoC in Kashmir and said its “aggressive and jingoistic” actions were part of an organised policy to “trigger” instability in Pakistan. The resolution, which asked the international community to take notice of the Indian “aggression” at the Line of Control, was adopted unanimously by the Defence Committee during a meeting chaired by Senator Mushahid Hussain

  • Russia to bury last Tsar’s heir and daughter next month

    Moscow: Russia today said it plans next month to finally bury the remains of Tsar Nicholas II’s son and heir Alexei and daughter Maria alongside their family in Saint Petersburg. A high-level government task force announced the plan to bury the remains on October 18. They have been in a repository, the State Archives, since their discovery in 2007.

  • Polish explorer says he’s found alleged Hitler nuke shelter

    Warsaw (Poland): A Polish explorer claims he has found massive underground structure in southwestern Poland that, he says, the Nazis built as a nuclear shelter for Hitler. Krzysztof Szpakowski told a news conference today he has “no doubt” as to his find, which he says was based on evidence that he has gathered for decades, including witness statements, old documents and an examination of the area by ground-penetrating radar and by dowsers. Speaking

  • Thai activists urge end to military court trials

    Bangkok: Thailand rights groups have urged the government to stop holding trials of civilians in military courts, the media reported. They reiterated their calls after Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha announced that a civilian court would handle the cases relating to the suspected bombers of Bangkok’s Erawan shrine, the Bangkok Post reported.