Free Press Journal
  • French right-winger left unconscious after clash

    Paris : A top candidate for France’s right-wing Republicans, Nathalie Kosciusko-Morizet, was left unconscious on Thursday after a clash with a protestor while out campaigning for this weekend’s legislative elections in Paris.

  • Warburg pick up 43% in Tata Tech for $360 mn

    New Delhi : Leading private equity firm Warburg Pincus will acquire a 43 per cent stake in Singapore- based Tata Technologies for USD 360 million (around Rs 2,320 crore).

  • ShauryaPednekar prevails;Maanav thrills

    Mumbai : State No 1 junior Shaurya Pednekar  went through some tense moments as his rival Soham Rane  put up spirited fight before the top seed was through with11-6,11-4,11-8,8-11,11-6 win to storm into youth boys singles semifinals of the  opener – the   MCF -All Mumbai 4-Star Ranking Table Tennis tournament, hosted by Mandpeshwar Civil Federation at their Sports Complex at here on Thursday.

  • United Nations seeks more resources for flood-hit Sri Lanka

    United Nations : The United Nations and its humanitarian partners on Thursday appealed for more resources for flood-hit Sri Lanka that last month witnessed the worst torrential rains since 2003 in which over 200 people were killed.

  • Telcos ask Trai to fix floor price for voice call, data

    New Delhi : Telecom regulator Trai on Thursday said certain operators have suggested fixation of minimum floor price for voice and data services. Fixing of a floor price by Trai, if it happens, could end the days of free voice and data offers for consumers by operators.

  • Sebi issues norms to check non-compliance of disclosure rules

     New Delhi : Putting in place a stronger mechanism to check non-compliance of disclosure regulations, Sebi on Thursday announced imposition of penalty of up to Rs 1 crore on companies and initiating enforcement action, including prosecution.

  • NSDL e-Gov, Thomson Reuters to offer joint solution for GST

    Mumbai : Thomson Reuters and NSDL e-Governance (NSDL e-Gov) will be providing a solution that will enable seamless calculation and filing of returns under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime. Both entities signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to offer an integrated GST proposition for large and mid-sized corporations in India.

  • We are prepared for GST from July 1: Aviation Min

     New Delhi : “We are prepared for GST from July 1,” Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha said on Thursday even as the ministry has sought deferment of the new tax regime.

  • Exports up 8% at 24 bn in May

    New Delhi :India’s exports grew by 8.32 per cent to $24.01 billion in May, mainly on account of robust performance by sectors like petroleum, chemicals, engineering goods as well as gems and jewellery.