Free Press Journal
  • Foreign exchange reserves slide $3 bn amid Brexit turmoil

    Mumbai : The country’s foreign exchange reserves declined by USD 3.03 billion to USD 360.79 billion for the week ended June 24 amid volatility in the currency market after Brexit referendum in the UK. The forex kitty, used to fight volatility in the currency market, had touched a life-time high of USD 363.826 billion at the end of the previous reporting week.  The USD 3.03 billion dip was due to a USD 2.99

  • SC asks Unitech to deposit Rs 5 cr for delay in handing over flats

    New Delhi : The Supreme Court on Friday directed real estate major Unitech Ltd to deposit an amount of Rs 5 crore in its Registry for failing to hand over apartments in Noida area in the national capital region to consumers which was to be given three years ago.

  • Brexit likely to hit engg exports: EEPC

    Mumbai : Since European Union accounts for nearly a fifth of India’s engineering exports, the impending exit of the UK from the union is likely to have a deep impact on India, exporters said.

  • Adani to acquire stakes in GMR Energy’s business

    New Delhi : GMR Energy announced stake sale in two of its transmission projects to Adani Transmission for equity consideration of Rs 100 crore.   “GMR Energy (GEL), a subsidiary of GMR Infrastructure (GIL), has entered into definitive agreements with Adani Transmission (ATL) wherein GEL has agreed to transfer the interest in its transmission projects – Maru Transmission Services (MTSL) and Aravali Transmission Services (ATSL) – to ATL,” GMR said in a BSE

  • Mahanagar Gas makes stellar debut; stock surges nearly 24%

    Mumbai : Shares of the country’s second largest CNG retailer Mahanagar Gas were off to a robust start at the bourses on Friday, with the stock closing the day nearly 24 per cent higher, against the issue price of Rs 421.

  • Mary excited to cheer for Vijender

    New Delhi : Five times World Champion and Olympic medallist boxer MC Mary Kom has joined the biggest ever boxing show – Singh vs Hope (WBO Super Middle-weight Asia Pacific Championship Title) at Thyagaraj Stadium in Delhi on 16 July.

  • Ajay, Prannoy among Indians to enter quarters in Canada

    Calgary  : Indian shuttlers continued their good run at the Canada Open with six singles players, including Ajay Jayaram and H S Prannoy, reaching the quarterfinals of the USD 55,000 Grand Prix badminton tournament, here.

  • U Mumba hold nerves to beat Dabang Delhi

    Jaipur : Rishank Devadiga starred with eight raid points, leading U Mumba to a close 27-25 win over Dabang Delhi, here on Friday.

  • Nirmala qualifies for Rio Olympics in 400m

    Hyderabad : Indian quarter-miler Nirmala Sheoran made the cut for next month’s Rio Olympics after clocking 51.48 secs in 400m at the National Inter-State Senior Athletics championships on Friday.

  • Muriel to lead Maharashtra junior team

    Mumbai : Muriel Adam of PDFA (Pune District Football Association) has been appointed captain of the (WIFA) Maharashtra State Junior Women’s team that will participate in the AIFF Junior National Women’s Football Championship – 2016-17 to be held in Cuttack, Odisha from July 4 onwards.

  • Indian men lose to NZ, to face Argentina today

    Valencia : Indian men’s hockey team lost 0-1 to New Zealand to slump to its its second defeat in the six-nation Invitational tournament and will now face the formidable Argentina in its penultimate round-robin match, here today.

  • Indian Railways taking care of veteran’s medical bills

    New Delhi : Former national captain Mohammad Shahid, who is fighting for survival due to liver and kidney problems, will have all his medical expenses taken care of by Indian Railways.

  • Ministry grants recognition to Paralympic Committee

    New Delhi : The Sports Ministry granted recognition to Paralympic Committee of India, giving a huge confidence boost to the several para-athletes who have qualified for Rio Paralympics.