Free Press Journal
  • Wawrinka, Nishikori advance to Geneva Open semi-finals

    Geneva : Top-seeded Stan Wawrinka and second-seeded Kei Nishikori advanced to the semi-finals of the Geneva Open with come-from-behind three-set victories over Sam Querrey and Kevin Anderson, respectively.

  • Sharath carries Indians’ hope in World TT tourney

    Mumbai : Achanta Sharath Kamal, world ranked No. 53, will carry the Indian hopes of clinching a medal and a podium finish at the 2017 World Table Tennis Championships, to be held at Dusseldorf from May 29 to June 5. Since the championships are all about individual performances, the Indian members will have to try hard to make an impression in the eight-day event.

  • Centre bans sale of cattle at animal markets

    New Delhi: In a decision that is bound to trigger a fresh round of controversy, the Union Environment Ministry on Friday banned the sale of cattle at animal markets for the purpose of slaughter, a move that’s expected to have huge repercussions on export and the domestic trade in beef and buffalo meat. The ministry clarified that cattle means “a bovine animal including bulls, bullocks, cows, buffalos, steers, heifers and calves, including

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi thanks nation for standing by him

    Guwahati: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday revealed that demonetisation was a very tough decision for him to take but the people stood by him. On the third anniversary of the BJP-led NDA government, Modi thanked the 125 crore people of the country for standing by him in every decision his government took.

  • Thane: MBMC corporators barred from using discretionary funds

    Bhayandar: In an attempt to create a level playing field for all candidates and to prevent voters from being influenced  in the run-up to the civic polls, the State Election Commission (SEC) has forbidden elected representatives in the Mira Bhayandar Municipal Corporation (MBMC) from spending discretionary grants in the last three months of the civic body’s tenure.

  • Thane: Dead farmer’s family protests

    Thane: Family members and neighbours of Ashok Desale, a farmer who had committed suicide on May 10 by jumping off from the terrace of tehsil office at Murbad, staged a protest near the collector’s office in Thane on Friday.

  • Mumbai: Private firm roped in for Surya scheme

    Mumbai: Seven years after the project idea was finalised, Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority’s (MMRDA) Surya River Dam project will finally be initiated as its executive committee awarded the contract to Larsen and Tubro Ltd on Friday.

  • Shri Mataji Nirmala Devi

    Sahaja Yoga Meditation for Inner Peace (Part I)- Her holiness Mataji Nirmala Devi

    “Now how do you remove the thought from your mind is the problem. Thoughts are all the time in your mind, if you get possessed you may not have thoughts, but otherwise which is the other way? The other way is the Kundalini when it rises, a thought rises and falls off and another thought rises and falls off, but when the Kundalini rises, then what happens, these thoughts

  • ONGC posts net profit of Rs 17,900 cr for FY 2017

    New Delhi : State-run ONGC registered net profit of Rs 17,900 crore for FY 2017, up by 10.9 per cent year-on-year. The gross revenue of the company stood at Rs 77,907 crore in FY 2017, against Rs 77,740 crore in FY 2016. The company made 23 discoveries in FY 2017, compared to 17 in FY 2016.

  • Investor wealth has surged by over Rs 50 lakh cr in 3 yrs

    New Delhi : Investor wealth has surged by over Rs 50 lakh crore since the Modi government was voted to power three years ago, with the Sensex surging to its lifetime high of 31,074.07 on Friday

  • Workshop on registration and trading process of ESCerts held

    New Delhi : Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) organised a workshop on May 22-23, 2017 for Energy Intensive Industries i.e. Designated Consumers (DCs) who participated in Perform, Achieve and Trade (PAT) Scheme cycle 1.