Free Press Journal
  • Pankaj Oswal told not to leave Australia by tax authorities

    Sydney : Amid a takeover tussle with his mother for control of Oswal Greentech and Oswal Agro Mills, Pankaj Oswal has been ordered by authorities in Australia not to leave the country due to a taxation case involving millions of dollars, reports PTI.

  • Govt may exempt Apple from local sourcing norms

    New Delhi:  The government is likely to exempt iPhone and iPad maker Apple from mandatory local sourcing rule, a move which would pave the way for tech giant opening single-brand retail stores in the country. The company had given a detailed presentation to a committee headed by DIPP Secretary Ramesh Abhishek on April 19, on its products, technology, innovations and camera.

  • Ronaldo to miss today’s game

    Madrid: Real Madrid star striker Cristiano Ronaldo has a strained muscle in his right thigh and will miss Saturday’s La Liga match against Rayo Vallecano.

  • Direction: West

    Hollywood is one place which many consider the holy grail of cinema. If an Indian actor is cast to play even a minuscule part in a film in the West, his reaction is akin to winning an Oscar, no less. Pratishtha Malhotra talks about Bollywood actors going west.

  • Sunanda K Datta-Ray

    Maritime security: Sea change needed

    The National Maritime Summit that Narendra Modi inaugurated recently reiterated a concern that has been echoed since long before 1971 when the United Nations General Assembly recognised the Indian Ocean as a zone of peace. True, the summit was principally about merchant shipping, but ports and seaborne trade are inextricably linked with defence. Mr Modi himself made the connection at the 2011 Global Maritime Security and Anti-Piracy Conference in Gandhinagar when he

  • Matchday 35 for La Liga

    Madrid :  The race for the La Liga football title continues with no time for rest in the 35th round of games this weekend.

  • Indian wrestlers fail to book Olympic berth

    Ulaanbaatar (Mongolia) :  India’s Greco-Roman wrestlers got off to a disappointing start at the 1st OG World Olympic Qualifying tournament today as none of them could make it to the medal round in their respective weight categories here.

  • Hardik never incited any violence, says lawyer while seeking his bail

    Ahmedabad: Seeking bail for jailed OBC quota agitation leader Hardik Patel, his lawyer on Friday argued in the High Court here that his client never instigated the people to resort to violence and had in fact appealed for peace. Justice A J Desai is hearing Hardik’s bail plea. The young Patel leader is facing sedition cases in Ahmedabad and Surat.

  • India open to long-term gas contracts at $5: Power Min

    New York : Aiming to secure gas from 24,000 MW of stranded power plants, India is open to signing long-term contracts for the fuel at $5 per MMBtu, Power Minister Piyush Goyal said.

  • I am not afraid of anything’, says braveheart kid

    Mumbai : When the kuccha house of Nilam Kalu Bote suddenly caught fire, the 12-year-old from Manikozar village in Ahmed Nagar district of Maharashtra rescued her two younger sisters and her brother to safety.  She also rescues her pet goat which were tethered inside.

  • Trump prefers to run against Hillary

    Washington : Republican presidential front- runner Donald Trump has said that he prefers to run against Democratic leader Hillary Clinton in the elections and not against Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders despite that he is giving a tough time to the former secretary of state.

  • Cairn India posts quarterly loss of Rs10,948 cr in Q4

    New Delhi:  Cairn India reported its biggest quarterly loss of Rs 10,948 crore in the quarter ended March 31 mainly because of impairment loss on goodwill and non-producing oil and gas assets due to drop in oil prices.

  • Need to factor in lot of things before D/N Test: Lindsay Crocker

    Wellington :  New Zealand Cricket’s Head of Operations Lindsay Crocker said that there are a lot of modalities that needs to be taken care of before the much-awaited Day/Night Test match against India becomes a reality.

  • Bodyline FC retain MDFA women’s crown

    Mumbai :  Bodyline SC for the second successive year emerged champions winning the women’s crown in the MDFA (Mumbai District Football Association) League 2015-2016 and played at the Karnatak Sporting Association ground, Cross Maidan on Friday evening.

  • Madanpura still in shock days after freak lift mishap

    Mumbai : Even more than two days after the freak accident in which a 14-year-old boy and a driver died at Madanpura, the entire neighbourhood continues to be in a state of disbelief and still cannot come to terms with the tragedy.

  • India’s campaign ends in China Masters Grand Prix

    Changzhou :  India’s campaign at the China Masters Grand Prix Gold badminton tournament ended as P V Sindhu and H S Prannoy crashed out of the women’s and men’s singles after suffering straight-game defeats in their respective quarter-final matches here.

  • Google

    Google most influential brand in India, Flipkart at 7th slot

    New Delhi : It is the foreign brands like Google and Facebook that rank on top in terms of their influence, while domestic ones are placed lower, as per the new list of ten most influential brands in the country.  According to the study by global research firm Ipsos, Google ranks on the top and is followed by Facebook, Gmail, Microsoft and Samsung in the top five — all of which are foreign

  • Lord Hanuman a ‘tax defaulter’ in Bihar!

    Patna: Lord Hanuman has defaulted on paying property tax of Rs 4.33 lakh in a Bihar town and authorities have decided to issue notice to him to make the payment at the earliest, officials said on Friday.