Free Press Journal
  • Woman accuses boy friend’s brothers of rape

    BHOPAL : A woman lodged a complaint of rape against her boy friend’s cousin brothers on Tuesday. As per the police, 23 years old victim is of Sehore and she comes from Sehore to attend Sabdhani Coaching every day. She developed friendship with some Ritesh of Budhni in February 2016. Ritesh’s two cousins Golu and Amit live in rented room under Bagsewania police station so case has been registered by the Bagsewania

  • Yellen cautious

    Washington:  Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said that the US economy faces “considerable uncertainty” from slower domestic activity and from a possible British vote to break with the European Union.  Pointing to slower hiring and investment domestically, and to the risk that a pro-Brexit vote will send shock waves through global markets, Yellen signaled that the Fed has become less optimistic about US growth over the short term and will proceed with

  • China’s Tencent to buy Supercell for $8.6bn

    Hong Kong:  Chinese Internet giant Tencent announced it had agreed to buy Finnish game-maker Supercell Oy, creator of “Clash of Clans”, from Japanese mobile giant SoftBank for USD 8.6 billion. Supercell is the creator of hugely popular mobile games “Clash of Clans”, “Hay Day” and others. The announcement came as Japan’s SoftBank rushes to improve its balance sheet.

  • Consensus on GST taking shape: pro-RSS journal

    New Delhi : After the latest round of Rajya Sabha elections, a consensus building on GST is taking shape and Chief Ministers of West Bengal and Tamil Nadu are in a mood to extend issue-based support to the Centre, a pro-RSS journal stated on Tuesday.

  • Foreign airlines can never fully own desi carrier: Aviation Secy

    New Delhi : Relaxed FDI norms will ensure increased competition in the “huge” domestic aviation sector but foreign airlines will never be allowed to fully own a domestic carrier, Civil Aviation Secretary R N Choubey told PTI.

  • Advts with false health claims under scrutiny

    NEW DELHI : India’s food regulator, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI), has finally cracked the whip on at least four companies that were making false claims of their products in the misleading advertisements as the best for health. The companies were forced to either withdraw their advertisements or modify them.

  • Seeds of Scottish secession in Brexit

    Just two days ahead of the crucial referendum that would decide Britain’s future and draw out a fresh contour of the geopolitics of the region, as a last ditch attempt the USA has floated the rumour that Scotland will quit the United Kingdom if the vote on June 23 goes against remaining in the European Union and would have another referendum on declaring it as an independent country.

  • Ambareesh slams CM for giving him the boot

     Bengaluru : Hitting out at Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah, former housing minister and cine star Ambareesh said he was not a footwear to be used and discarded. He was referring to the unceremonious way he was booted out of the Cabinet.

  • Deveshwar to step aside from executive role in ITC in Feb

    New Delhi : As part of succession plan at the top management, diversified major ITC announced that Y C Deveshwar will quit in February as Executive Chairman and CEO, posts he held for 20 years, and become a non-executive chairman.

  • Without identity: Hindu migrants from Pak live on hope

    New Delhi : In a settlement of 30 rickety huts near Majnu ka Tilla in north Delhi, Hindu refugees from Pakistan are waiting for a change. And that change is possible when they receive the Aadhaar cards as has been promised by the Narendra Modi government.

  • Steve Coppell to lead Kerala

    Kochi: Kerala Blasters announced that former England international Steve Coppell will lead the team in the next edition of the Hero Indian Super League (ISL) 2016.

  • Nomura: Most names doing rounds to replace Rajan are inflation doves

    Mumbai: In what is likely to appease the pro-growth lobby, Japanese brokerage Nomura has opined that most names being considered to fill the post of RBI Governor have a neutral-to-dovish stance on fighting inflation, unlike the incumbent Raghuram Rajan whose hawkishness is well known. The note, however, added that even though the personal preferences of Rajan’s successor can change the direction of monetary policy, RBI’s monetary policy agreement with the government and

  • India Ratings: Rs 1.4-trln debt faces refinance risk in FY17

    Mumbai : Nearly half of the top 500 corporate borrowers are exposed to significant risks of refinancing Rs 1.4 trillion debt this year, warns a report by India Ratings and Research.  These companies have total debt of 11.8 trln rupees on their books.

  • Commonwealth Games silver-medallist L Devendro Singh in semis of AIBA

    Azerbaijan : Commonwealth Games silver-medallist L Devendro Singh (49kg) stormed into the semifinals, while Manoj Kumar (64kg) and Sumit Sangwan (81kg) entered the quarters to be just one win away from clinching Olympic berths at the International Boxing Association’s (AIBA) World Qualifying Tournament on Tuesday.