Free Press Journal
  • agustawestland

    AgustaWestland: Finmeccanica calls for ‘transparent’ solution

    Rome: Acknowledging Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar’s threat of being blacklisted, Italy’s Finmeccanica, which is being investigated for bribery in the AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal, has called for a ‘transparent’ solution, saying that if the matter is not sorted soon then it will “assess” its ongoing projects of supplying components and essential services to India.

  • A file picture taken on October 17, 2015, shows the Tata Steel plant in Scunthorpe, north east England

    Tata Steel concludes UK long products business sale

    London: Tata Steel on Wednesday said it has concluded the sale of its long products business in Europe to Greybull Capital, bringing some respite to the division’s 4,800 employees in UK and France.

  • Anil Kapoor

    Anil Kapoor expresses his desire to make ‘24’ into a film

    After the success of the first season of ’24’, the popular crime based TV show by Anil Kapoor is all set for its next season and the shooting has already kick started in the city. With new additions and changes to the star cast of the series, the second season has a lot to look forward to but did you know that initially Anil Kapoor wanted ’24’ to be a film.

  • Telangana: Special units for crime against women

    Hyderabad: To ensure speedy probe in cases of crime against women and render justice to victims, an elite Investigative Unit for Crimes Against Women (IUCAW) will soon come up in all district headquarters of Telangana.

  • Manufacturing growth in May slowest in 5 months: PMI

    New Delhi: Manufacturing output in India grew at its slowest pace in five months in May, suggesting that the sector is “barely improving” and adding to the clamour for further interest rate cuts by the Reserve Bank.

  • Ind A to play one-day series, four-day games in Australia

    Melbourne: Cricket Australia (CA) today confirmed that India A will play in the upcoming quadrangular one-day ‘A’ series in August, followed by two four-day matches against Australia A in September.

  • Four month window to disclose black money opens today

    New Delhi: The Income Declaration Scheme, seeking to provide an opportunity to all persons who have not declared their income correctly in previous years to come forward and declare undisclosed incomes, will open today and will remain in force till 30th of September.

  • Goa Rape Case: Nigerian accused was earlier booked twice

    Panaji: A Nigerian national, arrested for allegedly raping a 31-year-old woman in Goa last week, had been booked earlier for rioting, assault and illegally over-staying in India, police sources said.

  • Narendra Modi

    BJP hit back: A ‘Shahenshah’ takes away democracy…like Indira Gandhi during Emergency

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday castigated Congress president Sonia Gandhi’s ‘Shahenshah’ jibe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi and said it was the grand old party which defined the true meaning of ‘dynasty’ rule, while taking a shot at former prime minister Indira Gandhi, saying that she resembled a ‘shahenshah’ as she had taken away democracy during the Emergency.

  • Pele’s son to coach semi-pro club

    Rio de Janeiro: Brazilian football legend Pele’s son has been named coach of Brazilian semi-professional club Agua Santa. Edson Cholbi Nascimento, known as Edinho, was officially presented to Agua Santa’s fans on Tuesday after agreeing to a one-year contract. Agua Santa play in the second division of the Sao Paulo state league, reports Xinhua.

  • Migraines up risk of heart attack, early death: study

    Berlin: Women who suffer from migraines may have a slightly increased risk of developing heart attacks and strokes, and are more likely to die from these conditions than people who do not have migraine, a new study has claimed. The findings add to evidence that migraines should be considered an important risk marker for cardiovascular disease, researchers said.