Free Press Journal
  • Smart city project to show results soon, UP lagging, says Venkaiah

    New Delhi : Implementation of the Smart City project in 60 towns will entail an investment of Rs 1.35 lakh crore and 20 cities have started rolling out their schemes, says Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu, reports PTI. While there is a stiff competition among states to get smart city projects in their cities, Uttar Pradesh has so far not shown any interest in the mega scheme, a brain child of Prime

  • Inflation will ease to 4.5-4.75% by March next: Report

    New Delhi : Inflation is expected to moderate to 4.5 per cent to 4.75 per cent by March 2017 and the Reserve Bank is likely to go for a 0.50 percentage point cut in this fiscal, says a Morgan Stanley report, reports PTI.

  • Companies failing their senior-level women employees: BCG Study

    New Delhi : Many companies are ‘failing’ their senior-level women, as nearly 75 per cent of companies have lower levels of employee engagement among female senior managers than their male counterparts, says a study, reports PTI. According to a report by The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) titled ‘The Rewards of an Engaged Female Workforce’, senior-level women at many organisation are less engaged than their male counterparts. The report examines factors that contribute to

  • Indian soldier killed, body badly mutilated

    Srinagar: In a “barbaric” incident, terrorists, aided by the cover fire by Pakistani Army, on Friday night crossed the Line of Control and killed an Indian army jawan and mutilated his body in Macchil sector of Kupwara district of Kashmir. One attacker was killed in the incident which the Indian army said will be “responded to appropriately”.

  • Social work need in Sahaja Yoga

    I wish you all a very Happy Diwali. You all have to work it out and understand the importance of Mahalakshmi principle, in your lives.  If people will see that you are very peaceful, good, helpful, and collective people, then only sahaja yoga will spread. It is a fact that I always had a feeling that sahaja yogis should take to social work.

  • Pads up for acid test

    Under fire, MSD faces tricky Kiwis Test in final ODI

  • Like to do what none could: Tim

    Visakhapatnam : Having turned the tables after a shoddy show in the Test series, New Zealand speedster Tim Southee is confident that the Black Caps will be scripting history by winning their first ever bilateral ODI series in India.

  • Gautam Gambhir hits 147 as Delhi score 351/7

    Mohali : Gautam Gambhir kept himself in the hunt for a place in the Indian team’s first XI against England in the first Test starting November 9 by hitting patient 147 helping Delhi take a substancial first innings lead in the Ranji Trophy group B encounter on Friday.

  • England stutter after Bangladesh collapse

    Dhaka : Tamim Iqbal scored his eighth Test century before Moeen Ali took 5-57 to help England dismiss Bangladesh for 220 runs on the first day of the second Test on Friday.

  • Real Madrid seek to secure La Liga lead

    Madrid : Leaders Real Madrid will look to consolidate their place at the top of La Liga football when they meet hosts Alaves on Saturday.

  • ATK makes comeback

    Guwahati : Atletico de Kolkata hit back in spectacular fashion to floor NorthEast United FC 2-1 in an entertaining Hero Indian Super League battle at Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium, Guwahati, on Friday.

  • Sania Mirza – Martina Hingis pair enters WTA SEMIS

    Singapore : Indian ace Sania Mirza and Switzerland’s Martina Hingis entered the semi-finals of the WTA Finals after beating Taiwanese combination of Hao-Ching Chan and Yung Jan Chan 7-6 (12-10) 7-5 on Friday.

  • Mumbai Strikers victorious

     Mumbai : Opportunistic striker Ravish D’Souza’s double strikes helped a 10-man Mumbai Strikers pull off a narrow 2-1 win against State Bank of India in a Super Division match of the MDFA (Mumbai District Football Association) League 2016-2017, and played at the Mumbai Football Arena, Shahaji Raje Bhosale Kreeda Sankul-BKLP (Andheri Sports Complex) on Friday evening. D’Souza scored in the 7th and 70th minutes, while Kadam scored for State Bank in the

  • Refund money to investors in 3 months, Sebi orders 7 firms

    New Delhi : In three months, STPL Infrastructures; Annex Infrastructure India,; Eris Energy; KKDIL Nidhi; United Medicine and Surgical Industries; Green India Infrastructure and Dolphin Universal Rural Development will have to refund the money they raised from investors, as per Sebi’s order.

  • Benami Property Act from Nov 1

    New Delhi : The new law to prohibit benami transactions which also provides for up to 7 years imprisonment and penalty for those indulging in such activities, will come into effect from November 1.

  • Our Lady of Remedy, St. Anne’s score wins

    Mumbai : Our Lady of Remedy, Kandivali and St. Anne’s ‘A’, Orlem ground out hard fought wins in their opening round matches of the St Peter’s Youth Centre organised Inter-School (5-a-side) football tournament supported by Mumbai City FC and played at the St. Stanislaus High School grounds.