Free Press Journal
  • I-T missives to 7 lakh assessees for PAN details

    New Delhi : Seeking to check tax evasion, the Income Tax Department has decided to obtain PAN details from 7 lakh assessees who have undertaken high-value transactions or have more than Rs 10 lakh in their savings bank account.

  • Infant dies after delivery at Charak Hospital; kin create ruckus

    Ujjain : In an incident of grave negligence, an infant died just after the delivery at the newly built multispecialty Child and Maternity Care Charak Hospital here on Thursday. The death of the infant irked the kin as they created ruckus in the hospital alleging carelessness of the hospital administration during delivery. They also took the dead body of the infant to the ADM on Kothi premises and submitted a memorandum demanding

  • PCB lures foreign players with money to play PSL in Lahore

    Karachi : In a bid to convince foreign players to fly down to Lahore and play in the final of the second edition of Pakistan Super League, the country’s Cricket Board (PCB) is luring overseas recruits with extra money and better accomodation facilities at National Cricket Academy.

  • Lawyer-media tiff reaches Kerala capital

    Thiruvananthapuram : The tussle between lawyers and media persons in Kerala High Court at Kochi spread to the state capital of Thiruvananthapuram on Thursday with a section of the advocates unleashing terror at the Vanchiyoor court complex. The trouble started after the advocates closed down the media room in the court complex and put up a board terming it a ‘toilet’ and pasted posters on the media room walls saying “members of fourth

  • City women to get free ride on buses on Raksha Bandhan

    Ujjain : Mayor in Council (MiC), during a meeting held on Thursday, has decided to gift free ride to the city ladies on city buses on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan festival. Retired employees of UMC will also get six per cent dearness allowance, the council decided.

  • Kshipra banks to clad layers of lush green trees: Collector

    Ujjain : The banks of Kshipra would be covered with lush green flora and fauna, said collector Kavindra Kiyawat in his address at the plantation ceremony held on the banks of Kshipra near Vikrant Bhairav on Thursday. Thousands of trees will be planted under Green Kshipra Project to rejuvenate the banks of sacred Kshipra and public should also contribute in this noble act to save the environmental degradation, he added.

  • MHA asks Delhi govt to withdraw order on suspending Kejriwal’s secy

    New Delhi: Facing the odd situation of an IAS officer being suspended by two authorities, the Union Home Ministry has asked the Delhi government to withdraw its order suspending Rajender Kumar, principal secretary to Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, saying it has no power to do it.

  • Capital flows out of China slowing

    Chennai : The flood of billions of dollars out of China slowed dramatically in the second quarter, official figures showed on Thursday, despite the yuan’s persistent weakness making it less attractive to hold. “Cross-border capital outflow pressures have gradually eased,” Wang Chunying, spokeswoman for the State Administration of Foreign Exchange (SAFE), said at a briefing. Foreign exchange settlement data showed Chinese banks sold US$ 49 billion more in foreign currency than they received

  • Lionel Messi is ready for new season: Enrique

    Barcelona : Barcelona coach Luis Enrique said on Thursday he has no doubts that retired Argentine star Lionel Messi is ready for the new football season as usual, despite the legal trouble and his position with his national team.

  • NHPC, BHEL inks MoU to develop global hydropower

    Mumbai : National Hydroelectric Power Corporation Ltd (NHPC) and Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) have signed a memorandum of understanding to undertake hydropower projects in global markets, the former informed the exchanges on Thursday, reports Cogencis.  As per the memorandum, the companies will look after the civil and Electromechanical works, respectively. Shares of NHPC ended up 0.2% at 25.15 rupees and those of Bharat Heavy Electricals ended down 2.8% at 140.10 rupees on the

  • YoI to launch ‘Flag Day’ today

    Ujjain : Youth of India (YoI) will launch ‘Flag Day’ on Friday and will imprint a seal on the palm of the citizens requesting them to hoist the national flag atop their houses on the Independence Day.

  • ED allows more time to Vadra-linked firm

    New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate has extended by one week the time given to a firm linked to Robert Vadra, son-in-law of Congress President Sonia Gandhi for submission of documents in connection with its probe into alleged money laundering in a land deal in Rajasthan’s Bikaner district.

  • Unseeded Veer Chotrani upsets second seeded Baitha

    Mumbai : Unseeded Veer Chotrani of Maharashtra scored an upset 3-0 win against statemate and second seed Rahul Baitha in a boys’ under-17 pre-quarter-final round match in the NSCI Indian Classic Junior Open Squash Championship 2016, an SRFI 4-Star sanctioned and an ASF Silver event, and which is being conducted and hosted by NSCI at their glass-back courts on Thursday evening.

  • GlaxoSmithKline holds campus drive at MIPS

    Ujjain :Leading pharmaceutical firm GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) conducted a campus drive at Mahakal Institute of Pharmaceutical Studies (MIPS) of MIT Group on Thursday. Placement deputy director professor Anurag Bhadania said, GSK senior HR manager detailed the company profile through a presentation in the first phase while interview was held in the second and third phases. Director Dr SC Mahajan welcomed the guests. Placement director Dr Vivek Bansod and others were also present on

  • Allardyce set to be new England manager

    Players of Manchester United take part in a training session on Thursday ahead of the 2016 International Champions Cup football match between Manchester United and Dortmund in Shanghai.

  • No need to panic on Trump, Brexit impact long-term, says NASSCOM

    Chennai : IT body NASSCOM on Thursday said that the industry needs to wait and watch, rather than panic, on the outcome of the US Presidential elections, though it warned of lasting impact of ‘Brexit’ on India. Republican candidate Donald Trump is a frontrunner for the US President’s post and is widely feared in India for his stance on the outsourcing industry and existing immigration policies. “You see, IT industry does not have

  • Yoga protocol to fight diabetes likely in Aug

    New Delhi :  The AYUSH ministry is likely to issue a detailed standard yoga protocol for prevention and treatment of diabetes by next month, following Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s appeal last month to focus on the treatment of the disease through the ancient Indian discipline.

  • Wordsmiths to battle it out in 3rd GAIL Scrabble Cup

    New Delhi : India’s top Scrabble players will match their wits with players from around the country and the South East Asian region during the GAIL Open Scrabble Cup to be held at Vishwa Yuvak Kendra in Chanakya Puri, New Delhi from July 22 to 24, 2016. It is being organised by the Scrabble Association of Delhi in conjunction with the Scrabble Association of India.

  • Jaipur edge out Delhi, shoot to top of table

    Mumbai : Jaipur Pink Panthers held off a strong challenge from Dabang Delhi before squeezing out a narrow 24-22 victory in the Pro Kabaddi League here yesterday.