Free Press Journal
  • SoftBank opens up wallet for Paytm, infuses Rs 9K cr

    New Delhi : Japanese conglomerate SoftBank has pumped in USD 1.4 billion (over Rs 9,079 crore) in Indian digital payments platform, Paytm, marking the largest fund infusion by a single investor in an Indian start-up.

  • Delhi HC frowns over ‘scandalous word’ against Arun Jaitley

    New Delhi : The Delhi High Court on Thursday said the use of a “scandalous” word – crook – by Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s lawyer Ram Jethmalani against Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley during the latter’s cross-examination in a defamation case cannot be allowed.

  • US implements missile sanctions on Iran after nuke program review

    Washington : The US has said it will continue to waive certain economic sanctions on Iran’s nuclear programme while simultaneously implementing a new set of sanctions related to the country’s ballistic missile programme and monitoring its human rights abuses.

  • Romero, the Man for United

    Southampton : Sergio Romero displayed some eye-catching pre-Europa League final form by saving a penalty as Manchester United drew 0-0 at Southampton in their penultimate Premier League game.

  • 2 Pak embassy staffers detained in Afghanistan

    Pakistan’s Foreign Ministry spokesman Nafees Zakaria said one of its embassay staff was manhandled by Afghan officials during questioning. The other held is a staff driver of Pak embassy.

  • Aircel-Maxis: Court’s no to proceedings against Malaysian accused

     New Delhi : In an embarrassment to the CBI, a court here on Thursday refused to initiate proceedings to declare Malaysian nationals Ralph Marshall and T Ananda Krishnan as absconders in the Aircel-Maxis deal case saying it was not clear whether they deliberately evaded the summonses.

  • Petrol pumps to sell LED bulbs and fans soon

     New Delhi : Consumers would soon be able to buy energy efficient LED bulbs, tubelights and ceiling fans at petrol pumps at much lower retail rates.

  • Real almost there

    Madrid : Real Madrid moved to within one point of winning La Liga as Cristiano Ronaldo struck twice to down Celta Vigo 4-1.

  • Japanese held for reptile smuggling

    Jakarta : Indonesian authorities have arrested a Japanese man who conservationists say is a major player in the illegal wildlife trade for allegedly attempting to smuggle more than 250 reptiles out of the country.

  • EPL schedule harming Europa chances: Jose

    Manchester : Manchester United coach Jose Mourinho has blamed the English Premier League (EPL) schedule for hindering the club’s preparations for next Wednesdays Europa League final against Ajax Amsterdam.

  • No outstanding dues to sellers: Snapdeal

    New Delhi : Refuting charges of non payment, e-commerce major Snapdeal on Thursday said it has no outstanding dues towards sellers on its platform.

  • GM to stop selling vehicles in India, focus on exports

    New Delhi :  American auto major General Motors will stop selling its vehicles in India by the end of this year, unable to turnaround its fortunes here after struggling for over two decades to make a mark.