Free Press Journal
  • NMDC eyes selling 35 MT iron ore this fiscal

    New Delhi :  The country’s largest iron ore miner NMDC aims to increase its sales by 21 per cent to 35 million tonnes (MT) in the current fiscal.

  • Coastal shipping can hand steel companies Rs 6.5k cr annual savings

    New Delhi : Government’s ambitious port-led development programme Sagarmala can help domestic steel sector save up to Rs 6,500 crore annually by using coastal shipping route for transportation of goods and raw materials.

  • 6 rivers including Ganga flowing above red mark

    Patna : Flood situation in Bihar has eased with no district remaining under water while the Ganga and five other rivers are flowing above the danger mark in the state. No district, block or Panchayat are under flood waters, a statement from state Disaster Management Department said till Sunday, 10,000 people in nine Panchayats of three blocks of Nalanda district were affected due to spate in Falgu river.

  • Barcelona beats Sevilla

    Madrid : Luis Suarez’s goal helped Barcelona beat Sevilla 2-0 in the first leg of the Supercup football final. The Uruguayan striker broke the deadlock for Barcelona in the 55th minute and Munir El Haddadi sealed the victory when he ran on to a Lionel Messi through-ball and fired home in the 81st minute on Sunday, reports Xinhua.

  • Ajinkya Rahane enters top-10

    Dubai : Indian batsman Ajinkya Rahane jumped three places to enter the top-10 in batsman’s list while Ravichandran Ashwin maintained his pole position among all-rounders in the latest Test rankings released by the International Cricket Council (ICC).

  • Transgenders hold separate I-Day function

    Bhubaneswar : Denied permission to participate in the Independence Day parade here, a group of transgenders on Monday held a separate function in the state capital to celebrate the Day amid cheers from the people.

  • Ex-EPL player dies after being shot with a Taser

    Telford : A former Premier League footballer has died, three of his former clubs said on Monday, following reports he was shot with a Taser by police.

  • TMC trade union under fire for ‘vulgar’ ID show

    Kolkata: The Trinamool Congress trade union on Monday came under fire for allegedly organising a ‘vulgar’ dance programme during an Independence Day celebration in the city which caused quite a flutter after the event was aired by many TV channels.

  • Aditya Birla Nuvo – Grasim merger: Has the Street over reacted?

    The day after the Aditya Birla group announced the proposed merger of one of the group’s holding companies Aditya Birla Nuvo Limited with Grasim Industries to create an $ 11 billion diversified giant, the Street on Friday gave it a thumbs down with majority of the analysts and investors slamming the deal logic.

  • Indian Navy complete hat-trick of I-Day titles

    Mumbai : A fit and disciplined Indian Navy completed a hat-trick of triumphs, by clinching the MDFA Independence Cup football tournament for the third successive year. The Navy outfit for the third straight time, defeated Western Railway 7-6 via the sudden death tie-breaker in the final played at St. Xavier’s ground, Parelon Monday evening. The matched ended in a 1-1 draw and was locked 4-all in the tie-breaker.

  • Modi’s Baloch references are diversionary: Pakistan

    Islamabad : Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s references to Balochistan and Pakistani Kashmir are to divert attention from the unrest in Jammu and Kashmir, Pakistan said on Monday.

  • Dream to make Maharashtra drought-free in five years: Aamir

    Mumbai: Actor Aamir Khan on Monday said it was his dream to make sure that the water crisis in Maharashtra was solved for good within the next five years. He was speaking at ‘Satyamev Jayate Water Cup Awards 2016’. The competition judged water harvesting efforts of various villages.

  • Pune’s Sinha wins a thriller

    Mumbai : Abhinav Sinha of Pune rallied to a nail-biting 3-2 win after snatching the decider at 18-16, in a first round that gave the men’s main draw an explosive start, in the 41st Bombay Gymkhana Maharashtra State Open Squash Championships, on Monday.

  • Mumbai, Pune win team titles

    Mumbai : Unseeded Satyanarayan Dontul of Mumbai knocked out top seeded Pankaj Pawar in a straight games dual 25-11, 25-0 to enter fourth round of the Men Singles event in the 52nd Maharashtra state and inter district Carrom championship 2016.

  • Thane’s Sanish, Shruti register exiting victories

    Mumbai : Thane duo Sanish Ambekar and Shruti Amrute fashioned exciting victories to win the youth boys and junior girls’ titles, respectively, in the JVPG 3rd Maharashtra State Ranking Table Tennis Tournament, at the Juhu Vile Parle Gymkhana.

  • Stationery World 2017

    Federation of Maharashtra Stationery Manufacturers & Trade Association announced that its 5th National stationery exhibition “Stationery World 2017” which is B2B stationary trade fair, to be held between February 10 to 13, 2017 at Nehru Center, Worli, Mumbai.