Free Press Journal
  • Eves eye glory Mithali-led team take on Bangladesh

    New Delhi: On the eve of her side’s opening match against Bangladesh, Indian women’s cricket team skipper Mithali Raj believes her side are the strong contenders for this year’s World T20 to be played at the home soil.

  • Sebi rule makes Mallya’s board position at Bayer, Sanofi shaky

    New Delhi : With Sebi barring wilful defaulters from board positions at listed companies, beleaguered businessman Vijay Mallya may be left with no choice but to exit boards of Bayer Cropsciences and Sanofi India in addition to other entities of his UB Group. Mallya recently resigned as chairman and director of United Spirits. He is currently on the board of Bayer Cropsciences, Sanofi India, Mangalore Chemicals and Fertilizers, United Breweries, United Breweries Holdings

  • Govt mulling to form tribal public works board

    Mumbai : The State government is contemplating forming of a special division of Public Works Department (PWD) dedicated to the tribal development ministry. The division would look after building and maintenance of schools and hostels under the tribal development department, Tribal Welfare Minister Vishnu Savara told FPJ here on Modnay.

  • Quota policy stays

    New Delhi : The Centre on Monday distanced itself from the RSS call to exclude the creamy layers from the ambit of reservation, asserting that there shall be no change in the reservation policy.

  • Casemiro saves Madrid

    Madrid : Real Madrid needed a stoppage time winner from Brazilian midfielder Casemiro to move back within 12 points of La Liga leaders Barcelona with an unconvincing 2-1 win at Las Palmas.

  • ISKCON – Girgaum Chowpatty Temple celebrates Shivaji Park Rath Yatra

    The Jagannathji’s Shivaji Park Rath Yatra started at Shivaji Park with Maha Arati by the ISKCON spiritual leader His Holiness Radhanath Swami Maharaj and at 3.30 pm, Ratha Yatra began from Shivaji Park passing thru Shiv Sena Bhavan, Maruti Mandir, Portuguese Church, Gokhale Road, Khed Galli, Silver Apartment, Gokhale Road and back to Shivaji Park.

  • Minister claims meeting successful and high level of moral

    Ujjain :  District In-charge Minister Bhupendra Singh claimed that the meeting with the akharas was successful and the seers applauded the efforts of Chief Minister Shivraj Singh for the auspicious occasion of Simhastha mela.

  • Donald ‘trafficking in hate and fear’: Hillary

    Washington : Hillary Clinton has accused controversial real estate tycoon Donald Trump of ‘trafficking in hate and fear’ and claimed that foreign leaders are calling her to express their support in order to stop the Republican frontrunner from entering the White House.

  • New ExoMars mission to find alien life on way to Red Planet

    London : A new era of Mars exploration for Europe began on Monday as a new mission jointly developed by the European Space Agency (ESA) and the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) blasted into the sky on a Russian Proton rocket to find if Red Planet has traces of alien life, reports IANS.

  • Binge drinking may kill people in their sleep

    Washington : Binge drinking, often perceived as a fun rite of passage among college students, may make people vulnerable to dying in their sleep, experts have claimed, reports PTI.

  • MLCs regret ‘no mention’ on dance bars, drought aid in Governor’s address

    Mumbai : Of the 19 opposition members of legislative council, who moved corrections to the motion of vote of thanks to the Governor’s joint address to both the houses of the state legislature on March 9, only nine NCP members submitted corrections expressing regret that the address did not have any reference to amending the law regarding banning Dance Bars and measures being taken tackle drought.

  • India Fashion Forum 2016 to Unveil 7 Mega Agents of Change

    The 2016 edition of India Fashion Forum (IFF), India’s biggest fashion sourcing, trends, design and retail business event, will be presented by on 15th & 16th March, 2016 at the Renaissance Hotel, Powai.

  • Post ban, Pfizer halts sale of ITS Corex syrup

    New Delhi : Drug majors Pfizer and Abbott have stopped sale of their popular cough syrups Corex and Phensedyl, respectively, after the government banned over 300 fixed dose combination drugs.

  • Kotak, Canada Pension to invest $450 mn in stressed assets mkt

    Mumbai : In a first by a global institutional investor, the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) committed $450 million to invest in stressed assets market, along with Kotak Mahindra Group’s asset reconstruction company (ARC).

  • Sania-Martina out of Indian Wells

    Indian Wells : Defending champions Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis crashed out of the Indian Wells Masters after suffering a shock straight sets defeat in the women’s doubles event here on Monday.

  • 4 emerge triumphant in MoneyGram challenge

    Nagpur: MoneyGram, an official sponsor of the 2016 ICC World Twenty20, gave cricket fans a chance to see the tournament live in India by participating in the MoneyGram Bowling Challenge in cities across the country.

  • IDCT tourney witness 13 teams participation

    New Delhi : Much awaited 6th Inter Divisional Cricket Tournament (IDCT)- a carbon neutral event was held recently. Sanjiv Singh, Director (Refineries) inaugurated the tourney at Panipat Refinery Township stadium in the evening of 9th March 2016.