Free Press Journal
  • Post FIPB, ministries to decide on FDI proposals

    New Delhi : The government on Tuesday said post the abolition of the FIPB, ministries will have to decide on FDI proposals within 60 days of the application and any rejection will need concurrence of the DIPP.

  • Pepe leaves Real Madrid

    Madrid : Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane may be enjoying the acclaim that comes with leading the capital football giants to their first domestic and European double in 50 years but, despite the good show, veteran central defender Pepe has not failed to shoot a barb at the French tactician.

  • Moody’s downgrades RCom credit ratings to Ca

     New Delhi : Moody’s Investors Service has further downgraded telecom operator Reliance Communication’s credit rating to the second lowest category Ca.

  • NITI Aayog to submit report on PSU banks consolidation

    New Delhi : The finance ministry has sought help of the government think-tank NITI Aayog and other global consultancy firms to examine the possibility of next round of consolidation of PSU banks with an aim to create only a few lenders of global size and scale.

  • Indian hockey team loses 0-2 to Germany

    Dusseldorf : Hosts Germany overpowered the Indian men’s hockey team 2-0 in an action-packed encounter to end its campaign at the three-nations invitational tournament on a winning note here on Tuesday.

  • CBI examines complainant in NDTV loan case

    New Delhi : A day after the CBI carried out searches on NDTV network’s premises and co-founder Prannoy Roy’s houses for allegedly causing loss of Rs 48 crore to ICICI Bank, the agency on Tuesday examined Sanjay Dutt – the complainant in the case. According to the premier investigation agency officials, Dutt of Quantum Securities was examined at its headquarters here. A Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) official told IANS: “Dutt was

  • Adani group gives final investment approval for Carmichael coal mine

    Melbourne : Indian conglomerate Adani Group on Tuesday gave the final investment approval for its 21.7 billion dollars Carmichael coal mine project in Australia which has faced many roadblocks over environmental concerns due to its proximity to the iconic Great Barrier Reef.

  • Rabri has benami plot worth Rs 30.90 lakh: Sushil Modi

    Patna : Senior BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi on Tuesday levelled yet another charge against RJD chief Lalu Prasad’s family alleging that his wife and former Bihar Chief Minister Rabri Devi has acquired “benami plot” in the state capital worth Rs 30.90 lakh.

  • Champs Superme Fighters to open against King Pong

    Mumbai : Champions Supreme Fighters will start the defence of their crown when they take on King Pong in the opening Group-A league match of the Mumbai Super League (MSL) Table Tennis Championships, organized by 11Even Sports Pvt. Ltd. under the auspices of MCDTTA and MSDTTA, and to be played at NSCI, Worli on Thursday, June 8.

  • Telecom sector woes do not pose systemic threat to banks: Fitch

     Mumbai : In the wake of recent liquidity crisis at Reliance Communications, global rating agency Fitch Ratings on Tuesday said though the country’s banks do not have large exposure to the telecom sector, but defaults could affect lenders with weak financials.

  • Misa Bharti fined Rs 10,000 for not heeding IT summons

    New Delhi : The Income Tax department on Tuesday fined RJD chief Lalu Prasad’s daughter Misa Bharti Rs 10,000 for failing to appear before it in connection with a benami property deals case and issued her fresh summons for June 12. An IT official told IANS, “We have issued her a show cause notice and also fresh summons for June 12.”

  • Yash Fadte youngest in India’s Under 17 and 19 squash teams

    Mumbai : 15-year-old Yash Fadte of Goa, one of the country’s top juniors, is the youngest to be selected to play for India in the under-19 World Junior Squash Championship and the under-17 Asian Junior Championship.

  • India to receive 98% monsoon, forecasts IMD

    New Delhi : India will receive 98 per cent rainfall during this monsoon between June to September with an error estimate of four per cent, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Tuesday.

  • 360, Ghatkopar YMCA champs

    Mumbai : Ghatkopar YMCA and 360 Life Changer fashioned exciting victories to emerge women’s and girls’ under-16 champions, respectively, in the 125th YMCA Open Basketball Tournament, at the Ghatkopar YMCA.

  • Inauguration of the new entity Manitou Equipment India

    Mumbai : The Manitou group inaugurates its new entity Manitou Equipment India Private Limited, following the recent acquisition of TEREX Equipment Private Limited. In doing so, the group underlines its commitment to develop backhoe loaders and skid steer loaders markets in India and in other emerging countries.

  • Grandmaster Diptyan Ghosh outwits Rautela Saksham

    Mumbai : Grandmaster Diptayan Ghosh of India put to good advantage his vast experience to score a win over Rautela Saksham also from India in a third round match of theRs 29 lakh prize money 10th Mumbai Mayor’s Cup International Open Chess Tournament 2017, sponsored by LIC of India, co-sponsored by Ankit Gems and played at the Mount Litera School International, Bandra on Tuesday.

  • Doubles events included in Mum ranking TT

    Mumbai : For the first time in many decades, the table tennis season opener – MCF -All Mumbai 4-Star Ranking Table Tennis tournament, will have men’s, women’s doubles and mixed doubles events apart from the singles in various categories.. The tournament will be to be held at Borivali’s Mandpeshwar Civil Federation Sports Complex from June 14 to 18.

  • Political divide widens in AIADMK, 26 MLAs side with Dhinakaran

    Chennai : The ruling AIADMK (Amma), which suffered a split earlier this year following the death of former Chief Minister Jayalalithaa, faced yet another internal rebellion with at least 26 MLAs backing the party’s deputy general secretary and Sasikala’s (in jail) nephew TTV Dhinakaran.