Free Press Journal
  • Maruti, Hyundai display robust car sales in Oct

    Mumbai : Riding on peak festive season purchases, domestic car sales moved to top gear in October led by market leader Maruti Suzuki, Hyundai and Tata Motors, which posted strong numbers, reports PTI. Similarly, Nissan Motor India and Volkswagen also reported robust sales during the month but Toyota saw a decline of 6 per cent.

  • World Bank to include GST, bankruptcy code in next report

    New Delhi : The World Bank in its latest ‘Doing Business’ 2017 report has suggested taking on board implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) and enactment of the bankruptcy code, reports ANI. While preparing the ease of doing business report next year, the bank is supposed to assess both the GST and bankruptcy code, said Country Director Junaid Ahmad.

  • State hockey team enters Nehru hockey tourney finals

    BHOPAL: Madhya Pradesh State Hockey Academy team entered the finals of the ongoing 34th Nehru Sub-junior Hockey Tournament at New Delhi by defeating Lucknow team by 6-1.  Academy’s players namely Himanshu, Aniket and Gaurav Shreyans, each scored two goals, which shaped their team’s victory. Sports minister Yashodhara Raje Scindia and sports director Upendra Jain have congratulated the players on their victory.

  • Mumbai: Man held for creating ruckus in police station

    Thane: A 28-year-old man was arrested after he created ruckus by stripping and hurled abuses at police staffers at a police station here allegedly under the influence of drugs, police said on Tuesday. KiranBoine, a resident of Vasant Vihar locality, was apparently under the influence of drugs when he barged into Kopri police station and started to strip and later passed lewd remarks and hurled abuses at policemen and women staffers there, assistant police

  • Tata justifies Mistry’s sacking

    In a letter to employees, says his removal was ‘necessary’ for future success of the group

  • Thane: Three boys drown in Kaluriver

    Thane: Three boys, including two brothers, got drowned in Kaluriver near Manda village in the district on Tuesday, fire brigade sources said. The boys were identified as Sainath Sanjay Bhoir (16) and his brother Jeevan alias Bunty (15) and Sainath Santosh Bhoir (9), they said. “The children had gone to swim in the river by the side of Dhangarwadi, but got swept away in the water,” an officer said adding that search operations have

  • Bhopal encounter: Niggling doubts creep in

    Oppn raises more questions on killing of 8 SIMI men, but  MP police are firm on version, claim that it was a genuine gunfight

  • Mumbai: BJP organises Diwali musical

    Mumbai: With an eye on north Indian votes ahead of Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation polls next year, the city unit of BharatiyaJanata Party (BJP) on Tuesday organised a morning musical to mark Diwali celebrations in suburban Dahisar.

  • The Handbook of the Navigator

    Your whole life has been a search for meaning, purpose, and completeness. You are aware of a sense within you that seemingly directs you as if it were a compass navigating your essence.

  • WI hold edge

    Brathwaite, Holder shine; Pak 87/4

  • Indian team selection for England Test today

    Mumbai : Fit-again pacer Ishant Sharma is likely to make a comeback when the national selection committee meets here today to pick the Indian team for the upcoming Test series against England commencing November 9.

  • Feel important at Manchester United : Juan Mata

    London : Midfielder  Juan Mata says he “feels important” at Manchester United only months after reports suggested his career at Old Trafford was over following the arrival of manager Jose Mourinho in the summer.

  • ‘Miroslav Klose’ call!

    Germany’s prolific Miroslav Klose, the all-time World Cup top-scorer, announced his retirement on Tuesday at the age of 38.

  • Gareth Bale happy after contract extension with Madrid

    Madrid : Forward Gareth Bale expressed his enthusiasm over extending his contract with Spanish club Real Madrid till 2022 and said the renewal is another dream that came true. The Welsh international on Monday interacted with the media in a press conference on the renewal at the Santiago Bernabeu, Efe news reported.

  • Eves remain unbeaten

    Singapore : Indian eves continued their impressive performance by registering an emphatic 2-0 victory over Malaysia in their third pool match of the 4th Women’s Asian Champions Trophy here.

  • Dedicated to Uri martyrs

    Bengaluru : National team captain P R Sreejesh on Tuesday dedicated the Asian Championship Trophy triumph to the Indian soldiers martyred in the Uri attack and their families, saying it’s a Diwali gift to those who lost their lives while safeguarding the country.

  • Chennaiyin’s all-win ‘scares’ Marco Materazzi

    Chennai : Chennaiyin FC coach Marco Materazzi is ‘scared’ about his team’s excellent record against Mumbai City FC as they square up in an exciting Hero Indian Super League clash at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Chennai, on Wednesday.