Free Press Journal
  • NITI Aayog submits roadmap for PSU reforms to PMO

    New Delhi: Kicking off PSU reforms, NITI Aayog has submitted to the Prime Minister’s Office a roadmap for closure and strategic sale of government stake in some public sector units.

  • Niranjani Akhara proposes, Agni Akhara disposes

    Ujjain : Shri Shambhu Panch Agni Akhara has out rightly rejected the ‘offer’ of Niranjani Akhara to make one of its three Mahamandleshwars—Kailashanand Brahamachari—as their “Acharya Mahandleshwar”. Agni Akhara pleads that it has shortage of Mahamandleshwars while Kailashanandji has said his Akhada and mentor are most important for him instead of any post.

  • Housing.com launches India’s First ‘Privilege Price Card’

    Housing.com, India’s most innovative and trusted real estate platform, announced the launch of its latest product for the home buyers, the ‘Privilege Price Card’ (PPC). Home-buyers can buy the ‘Privilege Price Card’ and get access to exclusive deals and offers on properties across India.

  • Extraterritoriality a big concern; needs global debate: Sinha

    Mumbai: Concerned over extraterritoriality practiced by some nations impacting emerging markets, Sebi Chairman U K Sinha today said the issue seriously needs to be taken up at international forums on various counts, including the fight against money laundering menace.

  • Lone wolf attack in Paris

    PARIS: An ISIS militant murdered a police commander and his wife at their home near Paris before being shot dead by officers who rescued the couple’s three-year-old boy unharmed. After killing the couple, Larossi Abballa, 25, recorded a 12 minute monologue before camera and posted the video on Facebook Live. In the video, Abballa also hinted at an ISIS attack on the Euro 2016 football tournament. ‘‘We are keeping another surprise for

  • Oh, Dear! What a spat?

    Patna/New Delhi : Even terms of endearment can ignite a spat.  Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani and Bihar Education Minister Ashok Choudhary were on Tuesday engaged in a social media scuffle after the Congress leader addressed her as “dear”.

  • Two English fans sent to prison

    Marseille : A French court here has sentenced two English fans to jail terms and banned them from entering France for the next two years. Male nurse Ian Hepworth, 41, and chef Alexander Booth, 20, were convicted on Monday at the court of Marseille, following clashes between Russian and English fans that lasted from Thursday until Sunday, reports Efe .

  • HDIL to sell land parcels, cut debt by 27% in FY17

    New Delhi:  Realty firm Housing Development and Infrastructure (HDIL) is in talks to sell 3-4 land parcels near Mumbai as it looks to bring down its net debt to about Rs 2,000 crore by the end of this fiscal.

  • Court orders proceedings against Unitech, top bosses for cheating

    New Delhi : A court here has ordered initiation of proceedings against real estate major Unitech Ltd and its top bosses in a case of alleged cheating lodged by an investor for not giving him possession of a flat booked in 2006 in Greater Noida, adjacent to the national capital.

  • Congress expels 6 UP MLAs for cross voting

    New Delhi : Congress on Tuesday expelled six MLAs including one from Amethi who cross voted in the Rajya Sabha elections in Uttar Pradesh against party candidate Kapil Sibal last week. The MLAs who have been expelled for six years are Sanjay Pratap Jayaswal (Basti district), Madhuri Verma (Bahraich), Vijay Dube (Kushinagar), Mohammed Muslim (Tiloi-Amethi), Dil Nawaz Khan (Bulandshahar) and Nawab Kasim Ali Khan (Rampur).

  • Mumbai FC retain Sony Norde

    Mumbai : The Mumbai City FC franchise on Tuesday announced the retention of Haitian winger Sony Norde for the third edition of the Indian Super League (ISL) football tournament.

  • Simhastha Kumbh 2016: Modi repackaging India for West

    Google Kumbh Mela and the images that pop up are of naked Naga sadhus coated in ash, long matted locks flying as they rush headlong into the river. The accompanying text is invariably “the largest Hindu pilgrimage of faith”. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, addressing a gathering of academics, activists and politicians at the Ujjain Simhastha Kumbh 2016, put it in another context altogether.

  • Remackyn victorious

    Mumbai  : Remackyn FA put up a strong fighting display to eke out a narrow 1-0 win against Lepa Academy in a league match of the inaugural Borivali Premier Football League (BPFL), organized by the Borivali Sports Foundation, and played at the St. Francis D’Assissi Ground, Borivali (W). Striker Denney John scored the all-important winning goal in the 51st minute of the match.

  • Unitech stock jumps 33% in 4 days

    Mumbai:  Rising for the fourth-straight session today, stocks of Unitech surged over 8 %, following massive buying by investors. The stock jumped 7.76 % to settle at Rs 5.14 on the BSE. During the day, it soared 12.95 % to Rs 5.48. At NSE, shares of the firm surged 8.42 % to Rs 5.15.