Free Press Journal
  • Risks inherent in an FMP

    The government in a bid to stimulate investment and demand is cutting rates. Consequently, fixed income funds (including short-term funds) are expected to yield a healthy return over the next 2-3 year time frame. However, on the other hand, the recent Amtek Auto case may make investors think that they have been caught between a rock and a hard place. If equity is risky, debt is proving to be riskier! In the

  • Sebi wants MFs to lower costs, be vigilant of risky assets

    Mumbai : To safeguard investors’ interest and help them maximise returns, markets regulator Sebi is set to tighten norms for mutual funds by asking them to lower the cost of investments and be more vigilant about risky assets.

  • 3 missionary employees held under anti-conversion law

    BHOPAL : Three persons were arrested at Majhgawan in Satna district on Sunday under anti-conversion law. They have been sent in judicial custody. They all work for an NGO called Gospel Echoing Missionary Society (GEMS)

  • SBI to charge up to 10% for home loans

    Mumbai : SBI may have cut its base lending rate by 40 basis points to 9.3 per cent following RBI’s latest policy rate cut, but home loan customers of the top lender will have to pay up to 0.7 per cent above the base rate, and interest of as much as 10 per cent for their loans, reports PTI.

  • Virat Kohli and Harbhajan Singh during their training session prior to the 2nd T20 Match against South Africa at Barabati Stadium in Cuttack on Sunday.

    India look to bounce back in second T20 against Proteas

    Cuttack : Handed a defeat in the first Twenty20 International, a determined India will look to plug the loopholes in bowling and bounce back in a must-win second T20 of the three-match series against South Africa here today.

  • AIIMS runs awareness campaign on dengue

    BHOPAL: The All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) conducted an awareness campaign on dengue on Sunday.

  • South African Cricketer, AB de Velliers during their training session prior to the 2nd T20 Match against India at Barabati Stadium in Cuttack on Sunday.

    South Africa’s ‘Plan AB’ ahead of World Twenty20

    Cuttack : Keeping in mind next year’s World Twenty20 in India, South Africa are experimenting with AB de Villiers’ batting position by giving him the role of an opener in the current series, Farhaan Behardien said on Sunday.

  • India will come back all guns blazing, says Rohit Sharma

    Cuttack :  Disappointed that his maiden T20I century went in vain, Indian opener Rohit Sharma on Sunday said they would come back all guns blazing to stay alive in the three-match cricket series against South Africa here today.

  • Can Shashank Manohar return our golden days?

    Mumbai : Cricket is a treasure. A treasure of joy.  A forbidden one. “… Chandrasekhar running in to bowl to Bobby Simpson …” The mesmerising words I used to cling on to as a child still ring in the ears. The victory in the Bombay Test was a climax. No matter how soundly we were beaten in the first Test in the 1964 series against the Australians, it was real. The defeat

  • Days turn unusually hot; temp crosses 35o C

    BHOPAL : Day temperature in the city is ruling quite above normal while night temperature was normal or below normal all over the state. Scorching heat has enhanced the discomfort level in day time. Day temperature of 39.2°C was recorded in Gwalior and Khajuraho on

  • Women cricketers to finally get BCCI central contracts

    New Delhi: The long wait for India women’s cricketers ended on Sunday when newly-elected BCCI president Shashank Manohar announced central contracts for them, 11 years after the system was introduced for their male counterparts. “It has been decided that women cricketers will get central contracts. We will continue to work on women’s cricket and I hope this move would encourage more and more young girls to take up the sport,” Manohar said.

  • FC Goa teammates celebrate a goal during Indian Super League (ISL) match against Delhi Dynamos FC held at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Goa, India on Sunday

    FC Goa begin ISL campaign with 2-0 win against Delhi Dynamos

    Margao : Zico outsmarted Roberto Carlos in a tactical battle between two distinguished Brazilian football brains, as hosts FC Goa kickstarted their Indian Super League (ISL) 2 journey with a 2-0 win over Delhi Dynamos here on Sunday.

  • Indian Super League 2015

    Mumbai to clash with Pune in Maha derby

    Pune : Mumbai City FC and FC Pune City will open their Indian Super League (ISL) 2015 campaign with a State derby clash at the Balewadi Stadium in Pune on Monday.

  • Assamese batsman Arun Karthick plays a shot during the 4th day of the Ranji Trophy match against Karnataka , at ACA stadium, Barsapara in Guwahati on Sunday.

    Ayyappa wreaks havoc as Mumbai draw Ranji opener

    Vizianagaram : Medium-pacer Bandaru Ayyappa wreaked havoc with the ball to hand Andhra a vital seven runs first innings lead and ensure three crucial points for his side after their opening Group B Ranji Trophy match against Mumbai ended in a draw here on Sunday. In reply to Andhra’s 244, Mumbai were bowled out for 237 in 91.5 overs in their first innings.

  • ‘Strong defence will win us Sultan of Johor Cup’

    New Delhi : With the 5th Sultan of Johor Cup just around the corner, Vikramjit Singh is confident he and his fellow defenders will ensure that the Indian junior hockey team retains the title for the third time in a row.

  • Shlok, Farah in line for double each

    Mumbai : Air-India’s Shlok Ramchandran and Greater Mumbai’s Farah Moloobhai have lived upto expectations as they made the title round in their men’s and women’s doubles of the Maharashtra State Open Doubles Challenge, held at Goregaon Sports Club here on Sunday.

  • New York meet: Joshana jostles through to semis

    New York : Joshana Chinappa pulled off a sensational win against Egyptian Salma Hany to sneak into the semi-finals of the USD 50,000 Carol Weymuller Open squash tournament here.  Joshana, who had to qualify to enter the main draw, won the fierce battle 11-9, 8-11, 5-11, 11-8, 11-9 in the quarterfinal played on Saturday.

  • Pro boxers Neeraj, Dilbag win in Korea

    New Delhil: Putting up an impressive show, India’s pro boxers Neeraj Goyat and Dilbag Singh won their respective six-round professional bouts in Korea.

  • Senhora eye double crown, Shubham aiming for triple

    Mumbai : Senhora D’Souza and Shubham Ambre, both grabbed all the attention during the penultimate round of matches in the 5-Star Mumbai City District Table Tennis Tournament, conducted and hosted by the Matunga Gymkhana and played at their table tennis hall on Sunday. D’Souza is set for a grand having advanced to the women’s singles and youth girls’ singles final while a triple crown awaits Ambre who reached the junior boys, youth boys