Free Press Journal
  • US Senator shot at in Virginia

    Washington : A top House Republican, Steve Scalise of Louisiana, was shot at on Wednesday at a congressional baseball practice just outside Washington. Several other people were also believed to have been hit, according to a lawmaker who witnessed the shooting.

  • 12 defaulters identified by RBI: Fin Ministry

    New Delhi : The Finance Ministry on Wednesday said names of the 12 big defaulters identified by the RBI for initiation of bankruptcy proceedings will soon be made public.

  • GST registration for biz to reopen on June 25

    New Delhi : If you have not been able to register on the GST Network within the deadline ending on Thursday, do not panic! There’s one more chance coming your way as the registration for existing excise, service tax and VAT payers will reopen on June 25.

  • Sebi issues norms on margin trading facility

    New Delhi : Sebi has issued a comprehensive framework on margin trading facility (MTF) including disclosure norms and eligibility requirements for brokers to provide it to clients.

  • Wholesale inflation at five-month low, India Inc. calls for rate cut

    New Delhi : A decline in food prices dragged India’s annual rate of inflation based on wholesale prices to its lowest level in the last five months and prompted India Inc. to call for a monetary policy easing. According to data from the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, the wholesale price index (WPI), with the revised base year of 2011-12, decelerated further in May 2017 to 2.17 per cent from 3.85 per

  • Govt spending on digitisation should be raised: Ex-Infy CEO

    Bengaluru : Former Infosys CFO V Balakrishnan on Wednesday pitched for higher spending on digitising government services to improve IT business, saying it would help bring down dependency of the domestic industry on global markets.