Free Press Journal
  • Make in India outreach has attracted many German SMEs, says PM Modi

    Berlin : The Make in India Mittelstand (MIIM) launched to encourage German small and medium industry (SME) to India has evoked major interest in Germany, giving further boost to bilateral business ties, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Tuesday.

  • IAS officer drowns, family cries foul

    New Delhi : A 30-year-old IAS officer drowned in mysterious circumstances in a swimming pool here while allegedly trying to rescue a woman colleague who had fallen into the water, police said. But his family said they suspected foul play.

  • Government steps up vigil on bitcoin transactions

    New Delhi : The government is keeping a close watch on companies dealing with bitcoins to ensure that such transactions are not used to collect funds from gullible public.

  • Guidelines to protect customer in fraudulent transaction: RBI

    Mumbai : The Reserve Bank will soon come out with final guidelines on customer protection which would limit customers liability in case of unauthorised electronic banking transactions, it’s deputy governor S S Mundra on Tuesday said.

  • S Korean Prez orders probe into THAAD launchers deal

    Seoul : South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Tuesday ordered a thorough investigation into the unauthorised delivery of four more mobile launchers of the US missile shield to the country.

  • Sebi puts in place disclosure norm for green bonds

    New Delhi : To help companies raise funds through green bonds for investment in renewable energy space, regulator Sebi on Tuesday put in place disclosure norms for issuance and listing of such bonds.

  • CSO mulls online data collection for IIP

    New Delhi : A portal is being planned for online collection of data on industrial production for greater accuracy in assessing the economic activity, Statistics Minister D V Sadananda Gowda said on Tuesday.

  • N Chandrasekaran took home Rs 30 cr as TCS CEO in FY17

    New Delhi : Tata Sons chief N Chandrasekaran took home a pay package of Rs 30.15 crore in FY2017 during his tenure as the CEO and MD of TCS, India’s largest IT services firm.

  • REC posts profit of Rs 6,246 cr

    New Delhi : Rural Electrification Corporation (REC) focused on financing power projects announced its financial results for the quarter and year ended March 31, 2017 in a meeting. The total income of the company for the year ended 31 March 2017 has risen to Rs 24,096 crore as against Rs 23,757 crore in the previous corresponding year. The Profit before Tax (PBT) for the year is Rs 8,861 crore, an increase of

  • Narmada Bachao: BAA knocks at Prez’s door for rehabilitation

    New Delhi : The Bhoomi Adhikar Andolan has approached President Pranab Mukherjee seeking rehabilitation of those affected by the Sardar Sarovar project in Madhya Pradesh in line with a Supreme Court order.

  • ‘Electric buses and cars to soon flood Indian streets’

    Mumbai : Last week, third largest city of Maharashtra—Nagpur, welcomed a fleet of electric vehicles in the city. This was launched in the hands of Union transport minister Nitin Gadkari and Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis. Gaining confidence from this event, Gadkari sets a new target to flood the market with electric cars, buses and rickshaws by end of the year.

  • Australia to prevent paedophiles from travelling abroad

    Canberra : The Australian government on Tuesday announced a bill, considered a first in the world, to prevent paedophiles registered in the country from travelling abroad in search of potential victims, especially in Asia.