Free Press Journal
  • Found innocent 21 years after being executed in China

    Beijing : China’s Supreme Court on Friday overturned the conviction of a man for rape and murder, 21 years after he was executed despite insufficient evidence, reports PTI. Nie Shubin, who was 20 years old when he faced a firing squad in 1995 after being convicted of rape and murder, had his conviction overturned by second circuit court under the Supreme People’s Court, state-run Xinhua news agency reported.

  • Indore: Company Secretary exam begins today

    Indore: Online exam of Foundation Program of Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) will be held on Saturday and Sunday. Students can down their admit card from www.icsi.edu. This time, 574 students would participate in the CS Foundation Program from Indore Centre. Exam would be held at Prestige Institute of Management and Research, Sector 74, Vijay Nagar. For convenience of students, Mahakal Institute of Technology is being authorised as an exam

  • N Korea rejects UN sanctions

    Pyongyang : North Korea says a sweeping new round of UN sanctions aimed at choking its nuclear program by cutting off as much as a quarter of its foreign trade revenue is an “abuse of power” and will be met with tough countermeasures. Vice Foreign Minister Han Song Ryol called a gathering of foreign diplomats in the capital to lay out his country’s opposition to the sanctions, which are the harshest to date

  • RBI raises MSS limit to `6 lakh crore

    “Whatever liabilities come in this year we should be able to absorb it in budget provisions for interest payment, which is there already in the budget.” Shaktikanta Das Economic Affairs Secretary  (more…)

  • Chitra Ramkrishna quits as NSE CEO; Ravichandran interim chief

    Mumbai : In a surprise move, Chitra Ramkrishna, on Friday, quit as Managing Director and CEO of the National Stock Exchange with immediate effect presumably over differences with some board members, after having served the premier bourse for over two decades since its inception.

  • Indore: IIM-Indore titans bring laurels to campus

    Indore: Students of Indian Institute of Management, Indore performed exceptionally well in different national competitions and brought laurels to their alma mater.

  • No proposal as yet to cut import duty on gold: Govt

    New Delhi : The government on Friday said there is no proposal under consideration to reduce import duty on gold. “There is no such proposal under consideration at present,” Minister of State for Finance Santosh Kumar Gangwar said in a written reply to the Lok Sabha.

  • Will surpass $10-bn investment commitment for India: SoftBank

    New Delhi : Positive on India’s prospects, Japan’s SoftBank on Friday pledged that it will “surpass” the stated commitment of investing USD 10 billion in the country as it ramps up investments in solar power generation and Internet-led businesses.

  • Telcos’ performance has improved on call drop benchmarks: Sinha

    New Delhi : There has been a “consistent improvement” in performance of telecom service providers in meeting the benchmark for call drop parameters, as per regulator Trai’s quarterly reports between September 2015 and June 2016, the Rajya Sabha was informed on Friday.

  • Indore: BSNL waives off installation charges on Broad Band, Land Line

    Indore: Giving relief to customers, the Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has waived off installation charge from popular broad band plan 249 and land line plan 49. Caution deposit can be deposited in three installments. BSNL PRO Shyam Yadav said that such customers who are opting unlimited broadband Plan 249, will get the benefit as installation charge of Rs 850 wont be charged. Similarly, customers opting Plan 49 for land line connection

  • Pakistan says trade regime with India remains unchanged

    Islamabad: Trade with India remains unchanged despite tensions in the bilateral ties, Pakistan’s Commerce Minister Khurram Dastgir has said, amid reports that a huge quantity of Indian raw cotton had been put on hold at Karachi Port.

  • Food processing industry vital for growth of U’khand: Guv

    Dehradun : Food processing industry is of enormous significance for development of Uttarakhand because of the vital linkages and synergies it promotes between industry and agriculture, the two pillars of economy, Governor Krishna Kant Paul said on Friday.

  • Indore: Two held for defrauding woman

    Indore: Police have arrested two persons on charges of defrauding a woman via a matrimonial site. The two accused have been booked under various sections of the IPC and are being questioned now.

  • 18 lakh farmers in Rajasthan join new insurance scheme

    Jaipur: Around 18 lakh farmers have been associated with the new insurance scheme in Rajasthan which is the first state to provide Rs 5 lakh accidental insurance to farmers by charging only Rs 27 premium per year.

  • Mobikwik powers cashless payments at 112 toll plazas

    New Delhi: Mobile wallet major, MobiKwik on Friday announced that commuters across India can now pay with MobiKwik wallet at 112 toll plazas in the country.

  • Indore: Indigo passengers stuck at Delhi airport

    Indore: As many as 160 passengers of Indigo’s Indore-Delhi flight stuck at Delhi airport due to heavy traffic congestion at national capital airport.

  • Rosberg Calls It A Day!

    Just 5 days after becoming World Champion, F1 star Nico Rosberg on Friday announced his retirement, leaving his fans from all around the world in shock (more…)