Free Press Journal
  • Venkaiah Naidu

    Verdict for NDA in Bihar is a push for development: Venkaiah Naidu

    Patna: Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu today said that a favourable verdict for NDA in Bihar Assembly polls would be a push for development as it would boost its numbers in Rajya Sabha and help the passing of crucial reform Bills.

  • Coal scam: Court dimisses Koda’s plea to summon Manmohan Singh

    New Delhi: A special court today refused to summon former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh as an accused in a coal scam case, observing that sufficient evidence was not there to call him and held ex-Jharkhand Chief Minister Madhu Koda’s plea in this regard as “devoid of any merits”.

  • Beef ban: JK HC puts ball in govt’s court, sets aside earlier order

    Srinagar: A Jammu and Kashmir High Court full bench today set aside an earlier order directing enforcement of legal bar on bovine slaughter and beef sale, saying state government “shall consider” review of laws and take decisions within Constitutional framework to ensure no inter-religious conflict arises.

  • CBI

    Kingpin of illegal forex case identified: CBI

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Thursday told a special court that kingpin of the illegal forex transfer case has been identified while seeking police custody of accused arreted in the case.

  • Nestle

    Nestle jumps 6% as Maggi clears Bombay HC mandated lab tests

    Mumbai: Shares of Nestle India surged nearly 6 per cent today, adding Rs 3,346 crore to its market valuation, after the company said all samples of Maggi have cleared tests conducted by three laboratories, as mandated by Bombay High Court. Consequently, the stock climbed 5.59 per cent to settle at Rs 6,551 on BSE. During the day, it soared 7.59 per cent to Rs 6,675.

  • Umesh Yadav

    Umesh has potential to fill my shoes if his talent is maximised: Zaheer Khan

    Mumbai: Left-arm seamer Zaheer Khan’s retirement from international cricket has posed a serious question to India: who can be the next Zaheer? But the man himself believes that current speed star Umesh Yadav has the potential to step into his shoes but only if his talent is nurtured and maximised.

  • Gold, Silver

    Gold eases, silver drops on global cues

    Mumbai: Snapping its two-day rising streak, gold prices eased at the domestic bullion market here today owing to lack of demand from stockists and retailers on the back of lower overseas cues. Elsewhere, silver too encountered hectic profit-selling from speculative traders after recent sharp rally.

  • TRAI fixes call-drop compensation at Re 1; Telcos not happy

    New Delhi: Mobile users will get a compensation of Re 1 for every dropped call from January 1, even as the telecom operators cried foul saying the new rules can cost them nearly Rs 150 crore a day. However, this compensation would be provided to a subscriber for a maximum three dropped calls in a day.

  • forex

    Forex reserves up USD 2.263 bn to USD 353.069 bn

    Mumbai: The country’s foreign exchange reserves jumped by a healthy USD 2.263 billion to USD 353.069 billion in the week to October 9, helped by rise in foreign currency assets, according to RBI data. In the previous fortnight, the reserves had increased by USD 827.4 million to USD 350.805 billion. Foreign currency assets (FCAs), a major component of overall reserves, grew by USD 2.222 billion to USD 329.517 billion in the week, RBI said in a release here today.

  • nbcc

    NBCC bags Rs 126.33 crore project in Telangana

    New Delhi: State-run NBCC has bagged Rs 126.33 crore project in Telangana for carrying out civil works at different colleges of Acharya NG Ranga Agricultural University (ANGRAU) in the state. The company had secured a total business of Rs 276.96 crore from various clients last month. “ANGRAU, Hyderabad has entrusted the project of civil works at different colleges of the university to NBCC for estimated amount of Rs 126.33 crore (approx),” the company said in a regulatory filing to BSE. Earlier this

  • mahindra-logo

    Mahindra unveils two vehicles from new Supro stable

    Mumbai: Auto major Mahindra and Mahindra (M&M) today rolled out two new products — the Supro Van in the passenger van segment while the Supro Maxitruck in load carrier category. “We have launched two new vehicles from our new product platform Supro. We launched Supro Van, an 8-seater diesel vehicle suitable for large families and the tour and travel segment, and the Supro Maxitruck, a load carrier with a payload capacity of 1-tonne suitable for intra and inter city transportation of

  • andy murray queens tournament

    Andy Murray aims to sustain his world number two rank

    London :Britain number one Andy Murray has said that he has a good chance to finish this season as world number two, adding that it will be for the first time he will do that.