Free Press Journal
  • Sensex trips 66 pts ahead of RBI meet, mixed global cues

    Mumbai : Market remained a picture of cautiousness on Monday after the Sensex slipped 66 points to close at 26,777 as investors were on edge ahead of RBI’s policy meet on Tuesday and a string of upcoming events this month carrying an element of uncertainty.

  • Good start for Mumbai in Mayor International Open Chess Tournament 2016

    Mumbai : GM Diptayan Ghosh maintained the momentum and good form to defeat IM Shyam Nikhil and emerge sole leader at the end of the 7th round of the Mumbai Mayor International Open Chess Tournament 2016, presented by Zee Learn Ltd and co-sponsored by LIC and Ankit Gems, at Mount Litera School International in BKC.

  • FIPB to consider 14 foreign investment proposals soon

    New Delhi: As many as 14 foreign investment proposals including that of IBM India, Janalakshmi Financial Services and Macmillan Publishers International will come up for consideration before the inter-ministerial body FIPB later this week.

  • Jat quota: HC refuses to vacate stay order

    Chandigarh : The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Monday refused to vacate the stay granted by it last month on Haryana government’s decision to grant reservation to Jats and five other communities in jobs and educational institutions.

  • Mamata, Nitish grew in strength due to our support: Uma

    New Delhi : Regional satraps like Mamata Banerjee and Nitish Kumar emerged on the political firmament with BJP and RSS support without which they would not remain strong for long, Union Minister Uma Bharti has said.

  • Upbeat India take on Laos

    Guwahati : Sitting in an advantageous position, an upbeat Indian football team will take a shot at qualification to the 2019 AFC Asian Cup when it hosts Laos in the second-leg play-off match here today.

  • Mayawati

    Why is Modi silent on Mathura, asks Maya

    New Delhi : The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) on Monday accused the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government at the Centre of antics and lip-service on Mathura violence, and alleged the BJP and Samajwadi Party are working ‘hand in glove’.

  • HC seeks Centre’s response on probe in recall of Tavera cars

    Mumbai :  The Bombay High Court today asked Union Ministry of Road Transport and Highways to inform on June 20 what progress has been made in the probe made by a committee into the recall of Chevrolet Tavera cars by General Motors in 2013.

  • Man murdered over ‘love affair’; 3 held

    BHOPAL : Close on the heels of the murder of a youth over love triangle in Saket Nagar, there is another murder of youth over love affair in Bhopal.

  • Falcons fly high to win GBL

    Mumbai : Falcons beat Panthers 3-2 in a closely fought final to win the Reebok Goregaon Badminton League (GBL) 2016, organized and hosted by Goregaon Sports Club (GSC). With the scores tied at 2-2, the spirited Falcons’ duo of Himanshu Padia and Y.V.S. Vijaykumar gave it their all to beat Rajesh Bhanushali and Silvester Rodrigues of Panthers 15-12, 15-5 in the 90+ combined age doubles group to help their team win the

  • Raghuram-Rajan

    Raghuram Rajan gets massive online support for second term

    Chennai : Nearly 60,000 people want Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Raghuram Rajan offered an extension, according to, an online petition platform.This is perhaps for the first time in the RBI’s history that a public petitioning is happening on whether the incumbent governor should be given a service extension.

  • Punjab National Bank down Union Bank 3-2

    Mumbai :  Punjab National Bank, Delhi pulled off a narrow 3-2 win against Union Bank of India, Mumbai for their second win in Pool ‘B’ league of the 12th PMC Bank-Guru Tegh Bahadur All India Gold Cup Hockey Championship, organized by MHAL (Mumbai Hockey Association Limited) and played at the MHAL-Mahindra Stadium, Churchgate, on Monday.

  • Bhavitvya stars in Gomantak’s win

    Mumbai : Collegian Bhavitvya Shah played a stellar role as Gomantak Sports Club ‘A’ defeated Supreme Table Tennis Academy 3-1 to bag the second division honours in the MSDTTA inter-club table tennis league, hosted by Juhu Vile Parle Gymkhana recently.

  • Bihar govt, Board panels will probe result scam

    Patna: Bihar government and Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) on Sunday constituted two separate committees to probe the alleged irregularities in evaluation of marks in this year’s 10+2 examination.

  • Coastal security: Govt convenes CMs’ meet

    New Delhi : As India’s coastline continues to be vulnerable to terror attacks, the Centre has convened a meeting of chief ministers of all coastal states for strengthening security — both offshore and onshore. The meeting, to be held in Mumbai on June 16, will be chaired by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh.

  • Mumbai dominates State aquatics

    Mumbai :  Powered by two National records  from Aeka Chatra and Vedika Amin in girls and eight meet records by Siddharth Sanke, Aaryan Bhosale  and Armaan Sikka among boys, Mumbai swimmers carried home all – but two of  the top honours in the  Maharashtra State age group aquatic meet organized jointly by Maharashtra State Amateur Aquatic Association and  Greater Mumbai Amateur Aquatic Association  at Goregaon Sports Club here on Sunday.

  • L&T JV wins $135-mn contract to develop Qatar stadium

    New Delhi: Infra giant Larsen & Toubro (L&T) and Al Balagh Trading & Contracting’s joint venture (JV) has been appointed the main contractor to build the 40,000-seater