Free Press Journal
  • GST Disability tax insensitive: Rahul Gandhi

    New Delhi: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Monday accused the Modi government of being “insensitive” towards the most vulnerable sections of society by imposing “disability tax” on wheelchairs and Braille typewriters, and demanded its full rollback.

  • Beijing sends ships to South China Sea

    Beijing : China has sent military ships and warplanes to the South China Sea following the incursion by a US destroyer near the Xisha islands.

  • ‘Domestic electronics manufacturers will benefit from GST’

    New Delhi : Electronics manufacturing in India is expected to touch $104 billion by 2020 and domestic manufacturers will benefit from GST implementation as cost will significantly come down, says a report.

  • Drug used by Armstrong not effective: study

    London : EPO, a doping drug that was used by American cyclist Lance Amrstrong – for which he was stripped of his seven Tour de France titles – may have little effect on performance of athletes, a study has found. One of the most celebrated athletes, the road racing cyclist Armstrong was the 1993 professional world champion, and had won the Tour de France a record seven consecutive times from 1999 to

  • Cabinet Secy reviews GST, asks depts to keep a lid on price rise

    New Delhi : Three days into GST regime, Cabinet Secretary P K Sinha on Monday asked all ministries and departments to ensure that their is no shortage of goods and prices of essential items are kept under check.

  • Jio eats into market share of large telcos in 2016: Trai

    New Delhi : Leading telecom majors Bharti Airtel, Vodafone and Idea Cellular saw their market shares shrinking in 2016, giving way to aggressive newcomer Reliance Jio that ended the year with 6.4 per cent market share, as per data by telecom regulator Trai.

  • Shot selection was not good: Virat Kohli

    North Sound (Antigua) : India captain Virat Kohli blamed his batsmen’s shot selection during their shock 11-run loss to the West Indies in the fourth ODI.

  • FC Pune City, United Poona SA to clash in WIFA women’s final

    Mumbai : Pune outfits, United Poona SA and FC Pune City took different routes to progress into the final of the WIFA Women’s Football Championship, which is being conducted as part of the FIFA-AIFF State Development Project, at the Cooperage ground.

  • MCF teams snatch thrilling wins

    Mumbai : Mandpeshwar Civic Federation (MCF) teams, MCF ‘Dark Knights’ and MCF ‘Tough Men’, both enjoyed a successful day as they pulled off stunning victories to advance to the quarter-final round of the Chembur Gymkhana Billiards League 2017.

  • WB govt wants replacement of paramilitary forces in Darj

    New Delhi : The West Bengal government has sought replacement of a CRPF women battalion and SSB personnel from Darjeeling with a male battalion, prompting the Union Home Ministry to seek clarifications from the state on its “inappropriate” demand.

  • Astronomers discover giant radio galaxies

    The huge size of GRGs has defied any theoretical explanation so far. Our work will help in understanding how these galaxies grow to be so large. Lead researcher Pratik Dabhade

  • JVPG carrom from today

    Mumbai : The 2nd Joint District Carrom Tournament, organised by Juhu Vile Parle Gymkhana under the auspices of the Mumbai Carrom Association and Mumbai Suburban District Carrom Association, will be held from July 4 to 8.

  • No permission for Amit Shah meet: Goa airport official

    Panaji : The controversy surrounding BJP President Amit Shah’s meeting at Goa’s Dabolim Airport touched a higher pitch on Monday, with a top airport official confirming that no permission was granted to the party to hold a rally in the facility’s premises.