Free Press Journal
  • Kansas shooting: Slain Indian techie to be cremated today

    Hyderabad: The last rites of Indian techie Srinivas Kuchibhotla, who was shot dead in the US last week in a suspected hate crime, would be performed Tuesday at Jubliee Hills, family members said.

  • ‘Possible terror risks for Italy from lone wolves’

    Rome: On the risk of terror attacks in Italy, the critical issues continue to come from the possible activation of “lone wolves” and “self-starters”, or self radicalised people, an official said.

  • Mumbai: Sena targets Manohar Parrikar for Army paper leak

    Mumbai: The Shiv Sena today hit out at Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar over the Army paper leak, and said that BJP should take entire responsibility of the incident that has dented the government’s image.

  • Belong raises $10 million from Sequoia, Matrix Partners

    Mumbai: Predictive outbound hiring platform provider Belong today announced it has raised USD 10 million in a Series B funding (second strategic round) led by Sequoia Capital India.

  • One-day strike hits banking services in Tripura

    Agartala: Banking services were badly affected in the Left-ruled Tripura on Tuesday as most of the major banks remained closed due to a nation-wide employees’ strike.

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    Mumbai: Ferry services to start between Nariman Point to Borivali by October, project to cost Rs.2000cr

    The Maharashtra Maritime Board (MMB) has a surprise in store for residents of Mumbai, the much awaited ferry route between Nariman Point to Borivali to finally kick off by October. Maharashtra Maritime Board officials has hinted that the project can kick off by October and have also received a EOI (expression of interest) from Star Ferries for running the ferry service between Borivali and Nariman Point. 31 January was the last date to

  • Not shy about being harsh on violators, says U K Sinha

    Mumbai: The Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) has been justly “harsh” with those threatening the integrity of capital markets and is not “shy” about it, the outgoing chief U K Sinha said on Monday as he favoured uniform treatment while acting against lapses irrespective of the corporate being “big or small”.

  • US striving to defeat China’s naval hegemony

    A virtual naval arms race appears to be in the offing between the US and China with reports that the Chinese navy is set to secure significant new funding in Beijing’s defence budget as it seeks to check US dominance of the high seas and step up its own projection of power around the globe. Aggressive Chinese designs have been all too evident in recent months with its first aircraft carrier sailing around Taiwan,

  • Delhi varsity clashes bode ill for peace

    The violent clashes between the cadres of two youth wings of political parties—the BJP-supported Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) and the Left-supported All India Students’ Association (AISA) – outside Delhi University’s Ramjas College, over the cancellation of a seminar invitation to Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) students Umar Khalid and Shehla Rashid, bode ill for peace in the university. Umar Khalid was charged with sedition a year ago in JNU for raising slogans against the