Free Press Journal
  • HSBC being probed for abetting tax evasion in India, elsewhere

    In 2015, HSBC companies received notices by the Indian tax authority alleging that it had sufficient evidence to initiate prosecution against HSBC Swiss Private Bank for allegedly abetting tax evasion of four different Indians individuals and/or families

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    Anil Ambani to spell out defence biz plans

    Mumbai : Pitching defence business as the main growth driver, industrialist Anil Ambani will brief the sectoral and market analysts here on Monday about future plans of his Reliance Group in this segment.

  • Nearly 10 anti-migrant attacks a day in Germany: Data

    Berlin : Germany saw more than 3,500 attacks against refugees and asylum shelters last year, interior ministry data showed, amounting to nearly 10 acts of anti-migrant violence a day as the country grapples with a record influx of newcomers.

  • Meghalaya road accident kills 16

    SHILLONG: At least 16 people were killed and several others injured when a truck carrying churchgoers rammed into a concrete railing at Nongspung village in Meghalaya’s West Khasi Hills district on Sunday, the police said.

  • Bank strike likely on Feb 28, may dent services

    New Delhi : Operations at public sector banks may be hit on Tuesday as most unions under the aegis of UFBU have threatened to go on strike to press for various demands, including accountability of top executives in view of mounting bad loans in the banking sector.

  • Photo of accused in govt office not ethical: M K Stalin

    Chennai : DMK Working President M K Stalin on Sunday said displaying portrait of a person who has been declared an accused by Supreme Court in government offices will only set a “wrong precedence”.

  • Hijab-wearing White House staffer quits Trump admin in 8 days

    Washington : A bold Hijab-wearing Muslim ex-White House staffer of Bangladeshi-origin has said she quit her job after US President Donald Trump announced his controversial travel ban, lasting just eight days in the new administration. Rumana Ahmed was hired in 2011 to work at the White House and eventually the National Security Council (NSC).

  • Prayers to determine salary of court employees in PoK

    Islamabad :  The court employees in Pakistan- occupied Kashmir (PoK) will have to offer daily prayers punctually – both in and outside the court- as their annual raises would now hinge on their offering prayers regularly and on the prescribed times, a top Judge has said.

  • Narendra Modi hails Indian blind cricket team, ‘divyang’ athletes

    New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi, while addressing the nation in the 29th edition of his monthly radio broadcast ‘Mann ki Baat’, on Monday congratulated the Indian blind cricket team for winning the Twenty20 World Cup by beating arch-rivals Pakistan.

  • Trump to skip White House Correspondents’ Dinner amidst running tiff with the media

    Washington : Donald Trump announced that he would skip the glitzy White House Correspondents’ Association (WHCA) annual dinner, to become the first US President to miss the gala in decades amidst his raging tiff with the media. “I will not be attending the White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner this year. Please wish everyone well and have a great evening!,” Trump tweeted.        The black-tie dinner, which raises money for journalism scholarships, takes

  • Mulayam punctured ‘cycle’, Shivpal broke chain: Rajnath

    Ballia (UP) : SP patron Mulayam Singh Yadav has punctured the ‘cycle’, while Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav’s feuding uncle Shivpal has broken its chain, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Sunday.

  • Yasin leads 210 strong contenders in Matunga Gym 9-Red snooker

    Mumbai : Seasoned campaigner Yasin Merchant leads the field of 210 strong title-contenders in the Matunga Gymkhana 9-Red Open Handicap Snooker Tournament 2017, which is sponsored and hosted by Matunga Gymkhana and which commenced at the gymkhana’s billiards hall on Sunday morning. The final of this tournament, which is conducted under the auspices of BSAM, is slated to be played on March 18.

  • Upendra Kushwaha calls Nitish an abhishap for Bihar

    Patna : Union Minister of State for Human Resources Development Upendra Kushwaha on Sunay criticised Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and said he was a curse for the state.

  • Insensible Akhilesh can’t understand Mann Ki Baat: Shah

    Jaunpur (UP) : Taking a jibe at Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav for criticizing Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘Mann Ki Baat’, BJP president Amit Shah on Sunday said the former is not capable of understanding the radio address.

  • Mumbai FC dominate Minerva but fail to score

    Mumbai : In spite of dominating proceedings for prolonged periods, Mumbai FC failed to score and had to settle for a goalless draw against Minerva FC, consecutively their third in as many matches at home. A disallowed goal for off side in the 11th minute and some brilliant saves by Minerva goalkeeper Arnab Das Sharma thwarted the Mumbai side’s efforts to garner a win, which would have lifted the morale of the