Free Press Journal
  • Demonetisation effect transitory: UN expert

    United Nations : The demonetisation policy is not expected to have a long-term impact on domestic demand in India, which is projected to clock a 7.9 per cent growth in fiscal 2018, a senior UN economic official has said.

  • Shivaji Park upset Police Cityriders

    MUMBAI : Legendary Sri Lankan fast bowler, Chaminda Vaas was the star attraction during the afternoon coaching session with the Mitsui Shoji’s T20 league selected youngsters under the Jwala Sports Foundation’s Centre of Excellence for Cricket, at Mumbai Police Gymkhana on Wednesday.

  • Spain police find S’pore captain drifting at sea

    Madrid : The captain of a large Singaporean cargo ship was found drifting at sea off the coast of southern Spain clinging to a life buoy in a “very serious state,” police said on Wednesday.

  • Love, love and love alone…

    Tokyo : Japanese Princess Mako, the eldest granddaughter of Emperor Akihito, is set to marry a former college classmate, a local media report said.

  • Canara HSBC life insurance posts over Rs 100 cr profit

    Mumbai : Canara HSBC Oriental Bank of Commerce Life Insurance Company Limited announced their financial results for the financial year 2016-17 reporting a net profit of Rs 111 crore in its ninth year of operations, thereby,  maintaining more than Rs 100 crore profits consistently for the third consecutive year.

  • Siemens to digitally connect Vedanta’s two power plants

    Mumbai : Automation solutions provider Siemens on Wednesday said that it has bagged a contract from Vedanta for providing digital fleet center solution to connect the latter’s two power plants in India to the monitoring stations.

  • Laptop ban on flights to US likely to expand: Official

    Washington : A ban on laptops and other electronics items in the cabin of flights from Europe to America will likely be further expanded to include additional countries, a US official has said.

  • ‘N Korea intimidating the entire world’

    United Nations : US Ambassador Nikki Haley has accused North Korea of intimidating the entire international community with its nuclear programme, military ability and cyberattacks, and said any country that doesn’t implement UN sanctions is supporting Pyongyang’s actions.

  • High chances of clashes with North: S Korea President

    Seoul : South Korean President Moon Jae-In warned on Wednesday there was a “high possibility” of military clashes along the border with North Korea as tensions mount over Pyongyang’s weapons ambitions.

  • India lose 2-3 to New Z’land

    Pukekohe (New Zealand) : Indian women’s hockey team fought till the final hooter but went down 2-3 to New Zealand in the third game of the five-match series.

  • CCEA clears coal linkage policy for power sector

    New Delhi :  The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) on Wednesday approved the new coal linkage policy — Shakti — for the power sector.