Free Press Journal
  • Coach Sutcliffe tells FIFA to give away U-17 World Cup tickets

    New Delhi : Manchester City Assistant Coach Elliot Sutcliffe on Sunday advised world football’s governing body FIFA to give away free tickets in the capital since all the group stage matches of the Indian team at the U-17 World Cup have been shifted here.

  • BJP leader arrested for J’khand lynching case

    Ramgarh (Jharkhand) : A local BJP leader was among two persons arrested while another person surrendered in court in connection with the lynching of a meat trader in Ramgarh district recently, police said.

  • Mohammad Amir back to his best, believes Yasir Arafat

    Amir rocked India’s top-order with the wickets of Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli and Shikhar Dhawan to set up 180-run win and maiden Champions Trophy title for Pakistan.

  • Modi ropes in ministers to attract investment, boost textile industry

    Gandhinagar : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday roped in seven union ministers to hard sell India on the final day of “Textiles India-2017” event here to attract foreign investment in the textile industry and to boost domestic players while urging them to focus on creating jobs.

  • Kalpakkam N-reactor: India’s pride, world’s envy

    Yekateringburg (Russia) : Hidden from public, on the shores of the Bay of Bengal at Kalpakkam near Chennai, Indian nuclear scientists are in the final throes of starting a high-tech giant stove more than 15 years in the making.

  • Manager’s Report: No adverse views on Kohli-Kumble relation

    New Delhi : India captain Virat Kohli has got an all clear in administrative manager Kapil Malhotra’s report on his differences with coach Anil Kumble, which primarily led to the former leg-spinner’s exit after the Champions Trophy.

  • Non-food credit inches up 4.5% in April as industries contract

    Mumbai : The first month of the new fiscal year failed to cheer banks with non-food credit growing at a moderate 4.5 per cent to Rs 68,48,900 crore in April from Rs 65,51,500 crore a year ago, pulled down by a 1.4 per cent contraction in industrial credit demand, shows RBI data.

  • Africa pushes for reform of UNSC

    Addis Ababa: The African Union (AU) has called upon African countries to speak with one voice as an impetus in the continent’s aspiration to get more representation at the UN Security Council.

  • Srikanth & Co can make 2017 India’s badminton year

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his Mann Ki Baat last Sunday made a special mention of shuttler Kidambi Srikanth winning the Indonesian Open Superseries title and congratulated him, saying he has made India proud.

  • GST: Firms must provide information to buy air tickets for business class

    New Delhi : Business houses buying tickets for individuals need to provide details about their GST registration to the airlines in order to avail benefits under the new tax regime.  The GST framework, which came into effect from July 1, provides for certain input tax credit on air tickets.

  • GST will boost revenue, positive for Indian credit profile: Moody’s

     New Delhi : The just effected Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime in India is positive for the country’scredit profile as it would increase government revenues through improved tax compliance, US ratings agency Moody’s said on Sunday.

  • Australia boxer Jeff Horn upsets Pacquiao in controversial decision

    Brisbane : Australian professional boxer Jeff Horn clinched the World Boxing Organization (WBO) Welterweight World title, defeating the Philippines’ Manny Pacquiao by an unanimous decision here on Sunday. The 12-round fight at the Suncorp Stadium in front of more than 55,000 spectators ended with a controversial decision, with the three judges deciding in favour of the 29-year-old Horn, scoring 117-111, 115-113 and 115-113, reports Efe.

  • Wimbledon: Roger Federer poised for record triumph

    London : Twelve months after shutting down his season in the wake of a devastating semi-final defeat, Roger Federer returns to Wimbledon as favourite to capture a record-breaking eighth title and become the tournament’s oldest champion.

  • Zero risk equity investing-II

    The rains don’t seem to have had any dousing effect on the stock market fire. Though at 30,857 points it has pared down a little from an all time high of over 31,000 points reached 2014, the fact of the matter is that investors, both domestic and foreign, can’t seem to have enough of our markets.

  • Revenue Secretary dispels seven myths about GST

    New Delhi : A day after the pan-India Goods and Services Tax (GST) came into effect, Revenue Secretary Hasmukh Adhia on Sunday cleared certain misconceptions about the new indirect tax regime.