Free Press Journal
  • RBI row: Oppn slams govt for destroying credibility of autonomous body

    New Delhi: In wake of the letter written by employees of Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to its governor Urjit Patel condemning the demonetisation drive, the Congress and Janata Dal (United) dubbed it as ‘shocking state of affair’, while stating that Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his government have destroyed the credibility of the autonomous body that controls the country’s monetary policy.

  • Ken-Betwa river linking project costing Rs.9,393 gets environmental nod

    The NDA government’s ambitious Rs. 9,393 crore Ken-Betwa river interlinking project that will link rivers to ease drinking water problems  in the Bundelkhand region has received clearance from the green panel and Tribal Affairs ministry.

  • India, US hold talks to protect ocean ecosystems

    Washington: India and the US have held extensive talks here to protect ocean ecosystems and promote sustainable development through the ‘blue economy’, one of the largest bilateral diplomatic engagements in the world specifically focused on oceans.

  • Deepika Padukone leaves for worldwide release of her Hollywood film

    Mumbai: Indian actress Deepika Padukone and Hollywood star Vin Diesel recently attended the grand premiere of their forthcoming Hollywood action film “xXx: The Return of Xander Cage” here. Now, Deepika is set for its worldwide promotion and screening.

  • Nawaz Sharif’s family has owned Park Lane flats in London since 1990s

    Islamabad : The ongoing investigations into the Panamagate scandal has taken a new twist with media reports in the United Kingdom claiming that four apartments in London’s upscale Park Lane neighbourhood have been owned by the family of Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif since the 1990s.

  • High policy risks and weak investment outlook going forward: Credit Suisse

    Mumbai: The next 12-15 months are likely to see uncertainty for the markets on account of continued policies by the government against black money as well significant global events, Credit Suisse said. Accordingly, the Swiss brokerage said the investment outlook looks weak going forward, reports PTI.

  • Infosys will hire more local talent in long term: Infosys’ Vishal Sikka

    Bengaluru: IT major Infosys CEO Vishal Sikka on Friday said the company is looking at increased local hiring in the long term and will aim for a blend of global talent. For the first time in many quarters, Infosys hired less techies and added lesser during the third quarter of fiscal 2016-17, due to disruptive automation.

  • Vijaya Bank receives ‘best performance award’

    Kishore Sansi, Managing Director and CEO of Vijaya Bank received the ‘best performance award’ among Public Sector Banks for financing backward class beneficiaries under the refinance schemes of National Backward Classes Finance & Development Corporation (NBCFDC) from Thaawarchand Gehlot, Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment, on the occasion of Silver Jubilee Celebrations of NBCDC.

  • CBDT officials asked to meet tax collection targets

    New Delhi: As income tax arrears pile up, Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) chairman Sushil Chandra has asked top officials to ensure that the collection target of the net current demand, amounting to Rs 19,407 crore till November, is realised.

  • WhatsApp denies encrypted messages can be intercepted

    New York: WhatsApp has denied the reports that encrypted messages on its platform can be read or intercepted, saying it has a design decision relating to message delivery, with new keys being generated for offline users in order to ensure messages do not get lost in transit.

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    Amazon to deliver 1 lakh new US jobs

    Washington: Amazon announced plans to create 100,000 US jobs over the next 18 months, as President-elect Donald Trump presses the business world to boost activities on American soil, report AFP.

  • ‘Smart City’ tops NDMC’s budget for third time in a row

    New Delhi: The New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) presented its budget for 2017-18 with ‘Smart City’ project yet again topping the agenda along with installation of LED streetlights, e-governance, automated parking facility and free Wi-fi.

  • BSF soldier’s kin demands CBI probe of food quality

    Rewari(Haryana): Days after Border Security Force(BSF) soldier Tej Bahadur Yadav alleged in a Facebook video that troops are being served bad quality food, his wife came out in support of him, saying that Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) should investigate the matter.