Free Press Journal
  • Varun Aaron keen to repay Virat Kohli for showing confidence

    New Delhi: Varun Aaron wants to repay the confidence captain Virat Kohli has shown in him by complimenting pace with discipline in the Test series against South Africa. Aaron, who has had a start-stop career ever since making his international debut in October 2011, has no qualms in acknowledging that time has come to deliver consistently. “I am really looking forward to the South Africa series. I just played a Test in Sri

  • Scientists identify three subtypes of type 2 diabetes

    New York : Scientists have discovered three subtypes of type 2 diabetes after analysing more than 11,000 patient records and identifying common genetic variants among them, reports PTI. Scientists at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai described a complex network analysis of electronic medical records (EMRs)

  • Shaan Navani , Aman Kapur clinch tennis titles

    Mumbai : Shaan Navani and Aman Kapur, both emerged champions, winnings the boys’ 12 years and above and boys’ under-10 titles respectively, to claim the Indian Bulls Trophies in the Willingdon Sports Club (Coaching Scheme) Tennis Tournament, and played at the WSC (Willingdon Sports Club) courts. In the final round (one set play-off) match of the boys’ 12 years and above category, Shaan fought back a spirited challenge from Mishaal Thapar to record a

  • Moody’s raises banking sector outlook to stable

    Mumbai : Moody’s Investors Service upgraded its outlook for the country’s banking system to ‘stable’ from ‘negative’ on the expectation of reduction in pace of accretion of bad loans over the next few years helped by improvement in the operating environment, reports PTI.

  • Adani Ports Q2 profit up 16% to Rs 667 crore

    New Delhi : Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Ltd (APSEZ) reported 16% jump in its consolidated net profit to Rs 667 crore for the September quarter on increased income from operations. APSEZ, country’s largest port developer and part of Adani Group had reported a net profit of Rs 573.52 crore during the same period last fiscal.

  • Junior Rangers emerge supreme

    Mumbai : Junior Rangers team emerged victorious, winning the Boys’ Under-16 title in the 15th Kalina Football League -2015, organised by the Our Lady of Egypt Church Sports Committee, and played at the St. Mary’s High School ground, Kalina. Strikers Vinay Puthumana and Aaron Lobo scored a goal each for the winning side.

  • Dynamos eye top spot

    Delhi take on struggling NorthEast in their ISL league match ,

  • United Spirits Q2 profit at Rs 929 cr

    New Delhi : Liquor major United Spirits posted a net profit of Rs 929.3 crore for the second quarter ended September  on the back of Rs 870 crore share sale in United Breweries Ltd. The company had reported a net loss of Rs 26.9 crore for the same period of previous fiscal.

  • Manufacturing output slips in Oct

    New Delhi : Manufacturing sector growth slipped further and touched a 22-month low in October largely due to slower increase in new orders, but firms hired additional workers.

  • Narendra Modi

    Clash of perceptions: Cogwheels of ‘intolerance’

    I must confess my profound irritation last Tuesday on discovering that all the four English news channels available on Tata Sky were engaged in discussing the so-called beef controversy at Delhi’s Kerala House. It is not that the incident was uninteresting or didn’t merit commentary. But for four channels to devote their primetime news slot to a contrived controversy over what constituted ‘beef’— cow meat or buffalo meat — was, in my

  • Titanic iceberg

    Antarctica gaining more ice than it’s losing: NASA

    Washington : Antarctica is currently gaining enough ice to outweigh the increased losses from the continent’s thinning glaciers, a new NASA study has found, reports PTI.

  • FM: Munjal was one of the greatest institution builders

    New Delhi : Finance Minister Arun Jaitley condoled the demise of Hero MotoCorp patriarch Brijmohan Lall Munjal, describing him as one of the greatest institution builders. “My condolences on the death of Brijmohan Lall Munjal. He was one of the greatest institution builders. May God bless the departed soul,” he tweeted.     Munjal passed away on Sunday after a brief illness. He was 92. Munjal was Hero MotoCorp’s Chairman Emeritus. Munjal was also

  • Chhetri setting the standard in ISL

    Chhetri is an inborn talent, someone like a Krishanu Dey. With practice he has now improved as a striker, he will do well under any circumstance.

  • IOB net loss widens to Rs 550.83 cr in Q2

    Public sector lender Indian Overseas Bank reported a net loss of Rs 550.83 crore for the second quarter ending September 30, 2015. The Chennai-based bank had registered a net loss of Rs 245.51 crore during the same period of the previous year, Indian Overseas Bank said in a BSE filing.

  • New treatment to target mutated cancer cells

    London : Oxford researchers have found the ‘Achilles heel’ of certain cancer cells – mutations in a gene which could be targeted with a new drug to kill cancer cells that are resistant to treatment, reports PTI.

  • Maruti Suzuki, Hyundai record best-ever monthly sales in Oct

    New Delhi : Riding high on festive demand, car sales grew at a brisk pace with the market leader Maruti Suzuki India and rival Hyundai Motor India posting their best-ever monthly dispatches in October.  Honda Cars India, Mahindra & Mahindra and Tata Motors also saw sales rise.

  • selfie

    Selfie meets Helfie: Demtech’s triumph

    How many elections has the mobile phone witnessed? It began to come into its own about a decade ago, when inexpensive calls and SMS expanded the universe of individual communication to an exceptional level. But its power to intervene significantly in the democratic debate matured only with the widespread availability of the smart phone, and its most potent instrument, the video camera.