Free Press Journal
  • Obese women more prone to aggressive breast cancer

    Washington : If you are overweight, you may want to shed those extra kilos as a recent study has found that the aggressive breast cancer grows faster in an obese environment.

  • 15th Mumbai International Film Festival on at MSFDS in Imphal

    Imphal: The nine-day 15th Mumbai International Film Festival is on at the Manipur State Film Development Society (MSFDS) in Imphal. The festival, which began on March 27, has been organised by the Films Division (FD), Ministry of Information and Broadcasting.

  • Toxic vehicles behind smog-causing ammonia

    New York : Vehicle tailpipes may be a more important source of smog-causing ammonia that hovers over big cities than agriculture emissions, a new study suggests.

  • Men above 60 likely to ‘play it’ unsafe

    Washington : Turns out, older male purchasers of sex are likelier to engage in unsafe sexual practices. A study surveyed American men between the ages of 60 and 84 who pay for sex and found that the older they were, the more frequently they paid for sex and the more likely they were to have experienced unprotected sexual intercourse multiple times with their favourite commercial sex providers.

  • Your Day By Nilikash P. Pradhan

    Aries:- Don’t take tension of admission for higher studies. Health needs care and some of you may need to visit a doctor. There will be good gains through stock market.

  • Education, healthcare to be out of GST ambit

    New Delhi : Education, healthcare and pilgrimages will continue to be out of service tax net even under the GST regime as the Centre is against giving any shock in the first year of the rollout by bringing in new services.

  • SBI Caps to be advisor for Pawan Hans stake sale

    New Delhi: The government has roped in SBI Caps as an advisor for the proposed disinvestment of Pawan Hans, which is expected to be completed by end of March 2018. Besides SBI Caps, two other entities for valuation and legal purposes have been selected, sources said. The helicopter services operator is a joint venture where the central government holds 51 per cent stake and the remaining is with state-owned ONGC.

  • Tax dispute scheme gets tepid response, garners Rs 1,200 crore

    New Delhi : The government’s ambitious tax dispute resolution scheme has ended with a whimper with just Rs 1,200 crore being collected and none of the high-profile retrospective tax cases involving firms like Vodafone and Cairn Energy opting to settle.

  • MFs add 67 lakh folios on higher retail participation

    New Delhi: Mutual fund houses have registered a surge of over 67 lakh investor accounts during the first 11 months of the just ended fiscal, taking the total tally to a record 5.4 crore on growing interest of retail investors.

  • RBI likely to maintain status quo on April 6

    New Delhi : Hardening inflation and global developments may prompt the Reserve Bank to opt for status quo at its first bi-monthly monetary policy for 2017-18 on Thursday.

  • ‘Govt in advanced talks with entities for investment in NIIF’

    New Delhi : Economic Affairs Secretary Shaktikanta Das on Sunday said the NIIF is in advanced talks with various multilateral agencies and sovereign wealth funds for equity participation and expressed hope that it should materialise soon.

  • BMC budget reduced due to demonetisation & GST

    Mumbai: The budget presented by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) this year was cut down by around Rs 12, 000 crore for the fiscal year 2017-18. According to a senior officer of the accounts department of BMC, “The steep fall in the budget this year was due to notebandi and also due to the introduction of Goods and Service Tax (GST) Bill which will be implemented from July 1.”

  • FPI inflows at record ` 57,000 cr in March

    New Delhi : Foreign investors pumped in a record Rs 57,000 crore in Indian capital markets in March, buoyed by expectations that BJP’s victory in assembly polls is a precursor to more “bold, reformist policies”.

  • Capital Gains Tips And Tricks-Part I

    Over a period of time, in our consulting practice, we have come across many an interesting case. Of course, the background and facts of any matter are specific to that particular client.

  • Revenge, Served Cold

    Seven months after losing in Olympic final, Sindhu conquers Marin

  • Paes wins 1st title of season in Challenger tournament

    Leon : Leander Paes on Sunday won his first title of the season, combining with Canadian Adil Shamasdin to lift the Leon Challenger Tour tennis tournament’s men’s doubles trophy after a straight-set triumph here.

  • Windies beat Pak by 7 wickets in third T20I

    Port of Spain : Evin Lewis’ scored a brilliant 91 as West Indies defeated Pakistan by seven wickets in the third Twenty20 International (T20I) at Queen’s Park Oval here.

  • India Eves defeat Uruguay in HWL Round 2 opener

    West Vancouver : India registered a sensational 4-2 win in the shootout against Uruguay in their opening match of the women’s Hockey World League (HWL) Round 2 here.