Free Press Journal
  • Vedanta and Cairn India merger completed

    Delhi: Vedanta and Cairn India announced that the merger of Cairn India with Vedanta pursuant to the scheme of arrangement has become effective. This merger consolidates Vedanta’s position as one of the world’s largest diversified natural resources companies, with world-class, low-cost assets in Metals and Mining, and Oil and Gas.

  • BHEL’s supercritical unit starts operations at Karnataka

    New Delhi: Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has commenced the commercial operation of its second 800 MW supercritical unit at 2×800 MW Yeramarus Thermal Power Station (TPS) of Raichur Power Corporation Limited (RPCL) in Raichur district of Karnataka.

  • Take that Ramu! Shroffs hit back at filmmaker for his outrageous comments on Tiger

    Vidyut Jammwal exposed Ram Gopal Varma by publishing their telephonic conversation on Twitter, yesterday. Varma, who had earlier commented on Tiger Shroff posing as a ‘bikini babe’ on a magazine cover, is heard calling the young actor many derogatory names in the tape. He has called him the ‘greatest woman’ he has ever seen and even a ‘transgender’.

  • Flipkart to invest in new biz like PhonePe

    Bengaluru: E-commerce company Flipkart on Wednesday said that it proposes to invest major part of money raised from latest deals, including with Microsoft, in new businesses such as PhonePe and fintech considering opportunities in online money transfer segment.

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    Finance Ministry rejects Apple demands on tax

    New Delhi: The Finance Ministry has rejected iPhone maker Apple’s demand for tax exemptions for setting up a manufacturing unit in India saying that the decision will have to be taken up by the GST Council.

  • SBERBANK in India: From Russia with love

    Established in 1841, and having evolved into one of the most modern and formidable banks in the world today, it boasts of 16,342 branches in all 83 constituent entities of the Russian Federation. It employs around 3, 30,700 people. Almost 70 per cent of the population of Russia uses the services of this bank.

  • Justin Bieber ticket sales to go live on April 14 exclusively on BookMyShow

    • Sale to begin at 2 pm
    • Tickets will be priced INR 5040 upwards

    Mumbai: With less than a month to go for Justin Bieber’s maiden concert in India (scheduled on May 10th at Mumbai’s DY Patil Stadium), BookMyShow today announced that it will begin the second phase of ticket sales for the highly anticipated event on Friday, April 14th at 2

  • Telcos using unfair means to stop customer exits: Jio tells TRAI

    New Delhi: Reliance Jio has alleged that the incumbent operators are using “unfair and deceptive” methods such as lining-up customised retention offers for subscribers willing to port out of their network.

  • BRAHMOS: Outcome of successful India— Russia relations

    India and Russia’s defence relations again took centre stage in 2016 when both countries signed defence deals worth Rs 39,000 crore. But as both countries keep on signing huge defence deals, there in one special project which continues to get a mention and that is BRAHMOS. The CEO and MD of BrahMos Aerospace, Dr. Sudhir Kumar Mishra speaks to

  • Retail inflation hits 5-month high of 3.81% in March

    New Delhi: Retail inflation jumped to a five-month high of 3.81 per cent in March on costlier protein items, edible oils and non-food products like fuel and light. Inflation based on Consumer Price Index (CPI) was at 3.65 per cent in February.
    Protein rich items such as milk & products and eggs were costlier during the month with inflation prints of 4.69 per cent and 3.21 per cent, respectively. Prepared meals, snacks and sweets prices were

  • Keep fiscal deficit at 3% till March 2020: FRBM panel

    New Delhi: A high-level FRBM panel has recommended keeping budgetary deficit at 3 per cent of GDP in three years to March 2020 and setting up a new council to determine annual targets.

  • India-Russia: Friends for 70 Years

    It was in Goa, India, that Russia’s President Vladimir Putin and India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi adopted a joint statement ‘partnership for global peace and stability’ and the ‘roadmap of events’ to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the establishment of the diplomatic relations between India and Russia on April 13, 2017. And any celebration of 70 years of partnership does call for a review of ties between both countries. The relationship began in 1947

  • NASA releases new global maps of Earth at night

    Washington: NASA has released its latest global maps of Earth at night, providing the “clearest yet composite” view of the patterns of human settlement across our planet.

  • Mumbai: RPF officer saves commuter from fatal mishap

    Mumbai: A Railway Protection Force (RPF) staff saved a man from coming under the wheels of the train. The incident took place at Parel station on Wednesday morning when a 30-year old man was running to board a fast local train which had slowed down.