Free Press Journal
  • Government doubles excise duty evasion limit for arrest

    New Delhi : The government has doubled the limit of excise duty evasion for arrest and prosecution of accused to Rs 2 crore and also asked officials not to resort to penal provision in cases of technical nature.

  • With $123 bn, India is 12th largest holder of US securities

    Washington : India’s exposure to American government bonds touched a high of USD 123.7 billion in July making it the 12th largest holder of such securities. There has been a mixed trend in terms of India’s holdings of these securities in recent months amid the world’s largest economy seeing improved growth prospects, reports PTI.

  • SMEs seeking long-term ties with Chinese entrepreneurs: Mishra

    New Delhi : Indian small and medium enterprises are seeking a long-term partnership with Chinese entrepreneurs and investors in IT, mobile components and auto ancillaries, said MSME Minister Kalraj Mishra in Guangzhou.

  • NHAI plans to monetize 40 projects in phase I

    New Delhi : National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) eyes up to Rs 20,000 crore from monetisation of 30 to 40 projects in the first phase.

  • FB makes Workplace app available for all

    San Francisco : Buoyed by the positive response from over 1,000 companies that are currently using Workplace (formerly known as Facebook at Work) including in India, the company has announced it will make the app available to all.

  • GST implications on handicraft sector discussed by EPCH

    New Delhi : Export Promotion Council for Handicrafts (EPCH) held a meeting with representatives of industry associations and exporters to discuss implications of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) on the sector.

  • Amaceing!

    Indore : Virat Kohli was presented with the ICC Test Championship mace for leading the  Indian team to the top of the Test Team Rankings.The mace was presented by former India captain Sunil Gavaskar at a ceremony following the conclusion of the third and final Test against New Zealand in Indore. “It’s an honour and a moment of great pride to receive the ICC Test Championship mace. To be recognised as the

  • Oil market rebalancing could come faster with reduced output

    Paris : A massive oil glut may weigh on world markets until next year unless the OPEC producer cartel makes good on its promise to cut output, the International Energy Agency (IEA). The oil price has recovered steadily since OPEC said last month that it would reduce production, with details to be hammered out at the cartel’s November meeting, and such a deal would “speed up the process” of working off global

  • Voting norms not listed on COAI’s November agenda

    New Delhi : Industry lobby organisation Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI) is scheduled to hold its quarterly executive committee meeting on November 11, but the contentious issue on voting rules raised by newcomer Reliance Jio has not been listed in the agenda.

  • Trapped in spin web

    Ashwin’s Test best scripts India’s clean sweep over New Zealand

  • Paul Pogba fires France win

    Amsterdam : A searing first-half strike from Paul Pogba handed France a 1-0 win at rivals the Netherlands as Belgium and Portugal clocked up 6-0 victories and Christian Benteke grabbed a slice of World Cup qualifying history.

  • ‘One day, will play for Barcelona’

    Munich : Borussia Dortmund striker Ousmane Dembele is reported to have told Barcelona’s technical secretary Robert Fernandez that he wants to play for the Catalan football giants in the future.

  • ‘Not ready’ Tiger Woods postpones comeback

    Los Angeles : Tiger Woods rocked the golf world Monday after abruptly cancelling his long-awaited comeback, raising fresh questions about his ability to return to the highest levels of the sport he once ruled.

  • Right On Top

    Mumbai stand first with a point against Atletico

  • Novak Djokovic cruises

    Shanghai : Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic advanced in the Shanghai Masters with an easy 6-3, 6-3 win against Italy’s Fabio Fognini here on Tuesday.