Free Press Journal
  • Base rate calculation guidelines for banks soon: Mundra

    New Delhi: RBI will soon come out with a methodology to determine the base rate taking into account marginal cost of funds to ensure effective monetary policy transmission, deputy governor S S Mundra said today. On strategic debt restructuring (SDR), he said it’s too premature to say that it is not functioning as the window is still open.

  • Air France-KLM estimates Paris attacks impact at 50 mn euros

    Paris: The November 13 attacks in Paris had an impact of 50 million euros on last month’s revenues, Air France-KLM said today, but the airline said it saw the effect largely wearing off by the end of December. The French-Dutch airline group said the attacks in which 130 people were killed “significantly impacted” November traffic to and from Paris.

  • BCCI

    BCCI stand to gain Rs 332 cr in 2 years: Niranjan Shah

    New Delhi: The BCCI is all set to rake in a rich moolah to the tune of approximately Rs 332 crore for two years after roping in Intex Mobiles and Sanjeev Goenka’s New Rising as the two new teams for the Indian Premier League.

  • Siddhath

    Be concerned, not dramatic for Cuddalore: Siddharth

    Chennai: Actor Siddharth, who extended help to the people of rain-hit Cuddalore district, says the conditions there are being exaggerated. And all that people need to do is be concerned, rather than act dramatic.

  • Salman, Aamir will help wrestling get its due: Goldie Behl

    Mumbai: Producer-director Goldie Behl, who has invested in a wrestling team, feels superstars like Salman Khan and Aamir Khan, who are turning wrestlers for their upcoming films, will help get the sport recognition nationally and globally. Goldie, who has been following both the Kabaddi League and Football League closely saw immense potential in the Pro-Wrestling League and was the first to bet major bucks on the Haryana team, Haryana Hammers.

  • Diego Forlan achieves dream as Penarol win championship

    Montevideo : Uruguayan forward Diego Forlan has achieved his dream of being a champion with Penarol after the team lifted the Apertura Cup in the first stage of the 2015-16 league.

  • Sebi

    Sebi to place norms for crowdfunding, MF sale through ecommerce

    Mumbai: Capital markets regulator Sebi will soon put in place norms to help entrepreneurs raise funds through ‘crowdfunding’, while discussions are also underway to allow sale of mutual funds through e-commerce platforms, Chairman U K Sinha said today. A Sebi-constituted committee, headed by Infosys co-founder N R Narayana Murthy, to suggest ways for raising of funds through crowdfunding is likely to submit its report in a month, Sinha said.

  • Swara Bhaskar

    Anarkali Aarawali is my most challenging role: Swara Bhaskar

    Mumbai: Swara Bhaskar, who has made her presence felt in the industry with “Tanu Weds Manu” and “Raanjhanaa”, is all set to push the boundaries again with “Anarkali Aarawali”. Swara plays a singer crooning double meaning songs in the journalist-turned-filmmaker Avinash Das’s movie. “Anarkali Aarawali is a challenging role because I play a singer who sings double meaning lewd songs and is very unapologetic about her sexuality. She considers herself an artist and

  • Curtly Ambrose turns up heat on underperforming Windies

    Sydney: Former West Indies fast bowling great and current bowling consultant Curtly Ambrose has called on his under performing side to show more intent and move forward after suffering a humiliating 10-wicket loss to Cricket Australia XI ahead of the three-match Test series.

  • Charlie Sheen’s ‘extortionist’ ex wanted unprotected sex

    Washington: Charlie Sheen has recently claimed that his former fiancee Brett Rossi not only knew that he was HIV positive, but also insisted on having unprotected sex as she wanted them to be like a normal couple.

  • Indian ‘Game Of Thrones’? Hodor says wait 

    New Delhi:It will be “interesting” to have a ‘desi’ spin-off on “Game Of Thrones”, says Kristian Nairn. But the actor, who famously essays Hodor in the fantasy series – a twisted tale of seven kingdoms – says Indians will have to “wait until our version is finished”.

  • CONMEBOL chief Juan Angel Napout agrees to extradition

    Rio de Janeiro: South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) president Juan Angel Napout has agreed to be extradited to the United States after being charged with corruption, media reports said on Tuesday.

  • Varun Dhawan

    I’m growing with my audience: Varun Dhawan

    New Delhi: From “Student of the Year” to “Dilwale”, Varun Dhawan has made some interesting career choices and the actor is happy that his audience has always supported him. “I am growing with my audience. When I made my debut I was 24 and they have grown up with me. They are with me with each choice of mine. I have been lucky that children took a liking to me. The youth and

  • Marque-Lynche

    Former ‘Mickey Mouse Club’ star Marque ‘Tate’ Lynche dies

    Los Angeles: Marque ‘Tate’ Lynche, who was a member of the All New Mickey Mouse Club, has died. The actor was 34. Lynche’s roommate found him at the apartment in New York City and he was pronounced dead at 4 pm, reported People magazine.

  • Nico Rosberg overwhelmed by donating 1 lakh euros to charity

    Johannesburg : Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg, who recently became a father, has displayed his affection for children by donating one lakh euros to the ‘Herz fur Kinder’ (Heart for Children) charity.

  • Pakistan's World T20 participation was discussed in Dubai

    PCB quashes Amir’s early return in Pakistan squad

    Karachi : Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chief Shahryar Khan has quashed tainted fast-bowler Mohammad Amir’s hopes of an early return to national side, saying he needs to be monitored more.