Free Press Journal
  • Bill to replace ordinance on Jallikattu to be placed in Assembly: Governor

    Chennai, Observing that a “mass movement” and “spontaneous outpouring of emotion” paved the way for lifting of the ban on Jallikattu, Tamil Nadu Governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao today said a bill to replace the ordinance would be “placed” by the state government in the Tamil Nadu Assembly “immediately.”

  • Jallikattu: Police evict Jallikattu protesters in Tamil Nadu

    Chennai: Nearly a week after watching on the sidelines the Jallikattu protest on the Marina Beach and in other places in the state, the Tamil Nadu Police on Monday morning started evicting the protesters.

  • Sensex sheds 71 pts on weak Asian cues

    Mumbai: The benchmark Sensex fell by about 71 points to slip below the key 27,000-mark in the opening trade today, on sustained foreign fund outflows amid weak Asian cues as investors await US President Donald Trump’s economic plan details.

  • Tax officials tell Jaitley: GDP may slow down if GST implemented in hurry

    New Delhi: Claiming that demonetisation has affected country’s growth, a major central revenue body has asked Finance Minister Arun Jaitley not to implement Goods and Services Tax (GST) in a hurry and threatened to take legal recourse in case their concerns are not addressed.

  • GSPC is mulling financial restructuring post ONGC deal

    New Delhi: After selling its stake in KG gas block to ONGC for $ 1.2 billion, Gujarat State Petroleum Corp (GSPC) is mulling a big financial restructuring, including trimming stake in some business like LNG and portfolio readjustment, its Managing Director J N Singh said.

  • Donald Trump effect, Q3 earnings  to drive markets this week

    New Delhi: Investors will keenly watch the developments in the US as policies under President Donald Trump are likely to drive domestic market sentiments in this truncated trading week along with corporate earnings and budget expectations, feel experts. Domestic bourses would remain closed on Thursday for Republic Day.

  • KTM Bajaj drives into Indonesia again, this time pillion-riding KTM

    Mumbai: Bajaj Auto that markets and manufactures the premium bike brand KTM, is making a second attempt to enter Indonesia, this time pillion-riding on the number one European bike brand. Bajaj owns 49 per cent stake in the Vienna Stock Exchange-listed KTM since 2013.

  • Centre needs to push stimulus, reforms in Budget: Economist

    New Delhi: As the cash crunch issue following demonetisation seems to be over, the government needs to use the upcoming Budget to provide stimulus and pursue structural reforms to accelerate growth, said Columbia University economics professor Pravin Krishna.

  • Big Bazaar wins over customers with largest shopping extravaganza – ‘SabseSaste6 Din’

    Mumbai: Come Republic Day, and the entire nation unanimously slips into a festive mood. For more than a decade now, Big Bazaar has been a part of this nationwide celebration through its iconic shopping fest, ‘SabseSasta 6 Din’ that takes the country by storm. Being in its twelfth year, the ‘SabseSasta 6 Din’, hosted by Big Bazaar, continues to occupy the position of India’s grandest shopping extravaganza! This six-day long shopping celebration

  • Bhopal: 94 % government schools students unable to read English

    BHOPAL: More than 94 per cent students studying in 5th standard in the government schools of state cannot read a sentence of English. Not just this, only 36 per cent of the students of private schools can read English says The Annual Status of Education Report (ASER).

  • Bhopal: Lady Tehsildar posts ‘All media men are enemy’ on social media

    BHOPAL: Lady Tehsildar Amita Singh posted at Narsingarh, Rajgarh district, has posted a comment on social media calling all media person as her enemies after news which was published in a section of media that she slapped a girl of Baradari for going to defecate in open.

  • Bhopal: 5-year-old among three killed as car overturns

    BHOPAL: Three persons including a 5-year-old boy of a family were killed after a car in which they were travelling, turned turtle at Khokari village under Mandi police station in Sehore district on Sunday. The accident took place in the morning around 9.30am on Bhopal-Indore Highway. As per Mandi police sources, Sandeep Raikwar, resident of Krishna Nagar in the city, was on his way with his elder sister Usha, 45, cousin Puja,

  • ‘Trideviyaan’ embroiled in a comedy of errors

    Actress Aishwarya Sakhuja, who is playing double role in comedy show Trideviyaan, says that the future tracks are going to be much more interesting and funny.