Free Press Journal
  • Dubey steals show in DY Patil B’s title triumph

    Mumbai : Shivam Dubey’s all-round performance helped his side D Y Patil ‘B’ defeat Central Railway by seven wickets to win the 12th IDBI Federal Life Insurance DY Patil T20 Cup on Thursday.

  • The Rail Budget India has been waiting for the last 20 years ?

    The second budgeting exercise of Shri Suresh Prabhu as the Minister of Railways appears to be solidly on the right track towards revitalizing Indian Railways and turning it into a growth engine of the entire Indian economy. Based on three pillars of ‘Nav Arjan’ – New revenues, ‘Nav Manak’ – New norms and ‘Nav Sanrachna’ – New Structures, this budget brings in some truly innovative solutions while continuing focus on prioritizing investments

  • Tax to affect several things, state budget today

    BHOPAL : The budget of the state government would be presented by Finance Minister Jayant Malaiya on Friday in the state Assembly. According to sources, the state budget for 2016-17 may of around Rs 1.39 lakh crores.

  • PIL against loudspeakers on religious places: HC gives ultimatum to defence

    Mumbai : The Bombay High Court, on Thursday, gave a final one week ultimatum to the defence lawyer for filing the intervention application against the public interest litigation (PIL) which has requested the removal of illegal loudspeakers put up at religious places.

  • YSR Cong MLAs offered crores to join TDP: Jagan

    Vijayawada : Accusing Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu of “alluring and purchasing” some of his party MLAs, YSR Congress president Y S Jaganmohan Reddy on Thursday dared him to get the defected legislators to resign from their posts and seek a fresh mandate. “If you have any shame and guts, make the defected legislators to quit from their posts and face by-elections. Let’s then see who really enjoys people’s support,” Jagan

  • Jain Irrigation founder Bhavarlal Jain passes away

    Mumbai : Bhavarlal Jain, founder of Jain Irrigation Systems and the pioneer of micro-irrigation in the country, passed away on Thursday following a brief hospitalisation. Jain, 79, was undergoing treatment at a city hospital for the past 10 days, a company statement said. The cremation will take place on February 27 in Jalgaon where he was based. Jain was born into a farming family in Maharashtra in 1937. In the early 1960s, he

  • Commode crisis: Thai-Cambodian rift

    The end of the Vietnam War did end the armed conflicts in the region only partially. But there was no total peace. Skirmishes among Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Thailand continued off and on, keeping the tension alive. China was very much around, sniffing for trouble. Take for example, the ongoing Commode Crisis between Thailand and Cambodia which resulted in the cancellation of the planned goodwill visit of the Thai princess to Cambodia. After