Free Press Journal
  • Hitachi rolls out ‘Make in India’ ATMs through new manufacturing company

    Mumbai, March 17, 2016 — Hitachi-Omron Terminal Solutions, Corp. (“Hitachi-Omron Terminal Solutions”) today announced that it established Hitachi Terminal Solutions India Private Limited (“Hitachi Terminal Solutions India”) in the Republic of India (Bangalore City) as an ATM manufacturing company, and will commence production in June 2016. The new company, which was set up with a capital of 1 billion INR, will produce 1,500 units of ATM per month at the end of FY 2016.

  • To be in love is the best feeling: Mallika Sherawat

    Mumbai: Actress Mallika Sherawat, who has been linked to Paris-based real estate businessman Cyrille Auxenfans, says to be in love is the best feeling in the world.

  • Jewellers hold mega rally demanding rollback of excise duty

    New Delhi: Thousands of jewellers, bullion traders and artisans today held a mega rally at Ram Lila ground in the national capital to protest against the Budget proposal of imposing 1 per cent excise duty on non-silver jewellery and vowed to continue their strike indefinitely.

  • Every penny from Mallya will be recovered: Arun Jaitley

    New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today declined specific comment if his government considered industrialist Vijay Mallya an absconder but sought to assure that every penny that is due from him to state-run banks will be recovered.

  • ‘Allegiant’ to release in India on April 1

    New Delhi: “Allegiant”, the third instalment in “The Divergent Series” will release pan India on April 1 — but the end of the trilogy has been split into two parts.

  • Effective, single-dose dengue vaccine developed

    Washington : Researchers have found promising results from clinical trials on a new dengue vaccine that is very effective at preventing the deadly infection and is likely to require only a single dose. Approximately 40 per cent of the world’s population – 2.5 billion people – are at risk of contracting dengue, a viral infection spread by mosquitoes in tropical and subtropical regions of the world, researchers said.

  • Fitch: Rising India Telco Competition Drives Bharti Spectrum Buy

    Ratings-Singapore-: Bharti Airtel’s plan to acquire 1800MHz spectrum in six Indian service areas, or “circles”, from smaller telco Videocon highlights Bharti’s need to boost its 4G spectrum amid pending competition from the entry of Reliance Jio, part of Reliance Industries, in 2H16, says Fitch Ratings.

  • Haryana FM criticises Kejriwal on water issue

    Chandigarh: Haryana Finance Minister Abhimanyu today termed Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s reported statement on the Sutlej-Yamuna Link (SYL) Canal issue as “irresponsible and factious.”

  • New ‘Happy Homes’ Blog to Help Owners Realise their Dream Home

    Pidilite Industries Ltd has launched ‘The Happy Homes Blog’ to help home-owners renovate, build and maintain their home. The Blog ( features posts and articles across various categories giving home-owners an insight into different aspects of looking after their homes.

  • Mallya seeks more time to appear before ED in PMLA case

    Mumbai: Liquor baron Vijay Mallya today sought time till April for making a personal appearance before the ED, virtually making it clear he would not present himself before the anti-money laundering agency pursuant to summons issued by it in the IDBI bank loan default case.

  • Conflict-plagued Myanmar plans ethnic ministry

    Yangon: Myanmar’s incoming government announced plans today to create a ministry for ethnic affairs, marking the importance it places on relations with minorities in a country scarred by festering civil wars and sectarian tensions. The move was contained within a wider civil service reform plan announced in parliament that aims to streamline the unwieldy junta-era bureaucracy, slashing the total number of ministries from 36 to 21.

  • All eyes on Yogeshwar at Asian Olympic wrestling qualification

    Astana (Kazakhstan): Star grappler Yogeshwar Dutt would seek to grab an Olympic quota place in his first opportunity when he spearheads a 17-member Indian campaign at the Asian Olympic Qualification wrestling championship, starting here tomorrow.

  • Taliban leader says prepare for ‘final attack’

    Kabul: Taliban leader Mullah Mansour has ordered his fighters to prepare for a “final attack” in Afghanistan, even as the government seeks to restart peace negotiations with the insurgents. “With the help of God, strong faith and resolve (…) and high morale get ready for the final attack on the enemy,” Mansour said in a statement released on Thursday, referring to the war against the Afghan government and foreign troops deployed in

  • Delhi govt asks over 500 private schools to refund excess fees

    New Delhi: In yet another warning, the Delhi government has asked over 525 private schools to refund the extra fee they took from parents of students within 15 days. A committee headed by Justice Anil Dev Singh has identified 525 schools to be overcharging parents on the pretext of implementing recommendations of the Sixth Pay Commission while not doing it.

  • India can aim for a top-6 finish at Rio Olympics: Rasquinha

    New Delhi: Former India hockey captain Viren Rasquinha today credited high performance director Roelant Oltmans for the national team’s improved performance in recent years and said it should at least aim for a top-6 finish at the upcoming Rio Olympics.