Free Press Journal
  • Lok Sabha adjourned till Wednesday amid uproar

    New Delhi: The Lok Sabha was on Tuesday adjourned soon after it met for the second time following uproar in the House over several issues, including farmers’ plight and cow slaughter.  Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan adjourned the House till Wednesday 11 a.m. after members raised slogans and created a ruckus over various issues.  Earlier, the House was adjourned soon after it met in morning, on the second day of the monsoon

  • Venkaiah Naidu files his nomination for vice president

    New Delhi: Flanked by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and veteran BJP leader L K Advani, former minister M Venkaiah Naidu today filed his nomination papers for the vice presidential election.

  • ACC Q2 Net rises 32.5% to Rs 326.23 crore

    New Delhi: Cement maker ACC Ltd today reported a 32.57 per cent increase in its consolidated net profit at Rs 326.23 crore for the second quarter ended June 30 on account on robust sales.

  • Jubilant FoodWorks Q1 net profit up 25% at Rs 24 cr

    New Delhi: Jubilant FoodWorks on Monday, reported 25.53 per cent rise in June quarter net profit to Rs 23.84 crore helped by increase in same store sales growth of Domino’s Pizza.

  • Will Venkaiah Naidu be a rubber stamp V-P or his own man?

    The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) on Monday announced veteran BJP parliamentarian Muppavarapu Venkaiah Naidu as the Vice-Presidential nominee. The announcement was made by BJP National President Amit Shah and it ended all the speculations regarding the confusion, which was going on for the past couple of weeks. Naidu will now contest against Congress led United Progressive Alliance’s (UPA) nominee Gopalkrishna Gandhi for the coveted post of Vice-President.

  • Flipkart revises Snapdeal buyout offer to $900-950 mn

    New Delhi: Online retailing major Flipkart is believed to have sent a revised offer of USD 900-950 million to buy smaller rival, Snapdeal, according to sources. The Bengaluru-based firm has offered to pay the said amount for buying Snapdeal’s online marketplace and Unicommerce, two people privy to the development said. In 2015, Snapdeal had acquired Unicommerce, an e-commerce management software and fulfilment solution provider. The sources did not wish to be identified as the

  • Mumbai: Students and teachers say university results delay is ‘harassment’

    Mumbai: Students and teachers aired frustration with the delay in the declaration of results on Monday on Mumbai University (MU) campus, at Fort. Teachers said this last moment delay is a form of harassment while students agitated that they are going to miss an opportunity to study further and even apply for a job in India or abroad.

  • Indonesia speaker named suspect in major graft case

    Jakarta: Indonesia’s anti-corruption agency has named the country’s speaker of parliament as a suspect in a major graft scandal which is estimated to have siphoned around $170 million out of government coffers. The Corruption Eradication Commission named house speaker Setya Novanto as a suspect late Monday in the giant graft case that has also implicated other senior politicians, including the justice minister, ex-interior minister and several governors. The head of the commission,

  • Meet The Tenth-Gen 2018 Honda Accord

    The tenth-generation Honda Accord made its world debut in Detroit, USA recently. It packs a ground-up design, a pair of turbocharged engines and an updated hybrid powertrain along with additional features. The 2018 Accord is set to go on sale in the US market by the end of the year, while its Indian debut is expected in 2019. Here’s what we know about the 2018 Honda Accord so far.

  • Smriti Irani gets Information & Broadcasting, Narendra Singh Tomar Urban Development

    New Delhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday gave the Information and Broadcasting portfolio to Smriti Irani, a day after M. Venkaiah Naidu, who was handling the Ministry, was picked to be the NDA’s Vice Presidential candidate.  The Urban Development Ministry, which was also being handled by Naidu, has been given to Narendra Singh Tomar.

  • Indian Army Major killed in fratricidal fire in Jammu & Kashmir

    Srinagar: An Indian Army Major was killed on Tuesday in a fratricidal fire in Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla district, police said. Major Shekhar Thapa of 8 Rashtriya Rifles was killed by a fellow soldier in Uri sector of the Line of Control (LoC), the police said. An altercation over the use of a mobile phone triggered the incident. The angry fellow soldier fired several shots at the officer, police sources added.

  • Venkaiah Naidu resigns as Union Minister

    New Delhi: Venkaiah Naidu, who has been named as the vice-presidential candidate of the ruling NDA coalition, has submitted his resignation from the post of Urban Development Minister.

  • Qualcomm CEO for ‘out of court’ settlement with Apple

    San Francisco: Global chip maker Qualcomm that recently filed a new patent infringement lawsuit against Apple now expects ‘out of court’ settlement with the Cupertino-based iPhone maker. According to a Fortune report on Tuesday, Qualcomm CEO Steve Mollenkopf said during the Brainstorm Tech conference in Aspen, Colorado, that “those things tend to get resolved out of court and there’s no reason why I wouldn’t expect that to be the case here.” He

  • See Pictures: This is how Priyanka Chopra rang in her 35th birthday

    Actress Priyanka Chopra turns 35 today. And, on this special occasion, the busy actress is celebrating her birthday with family and close friends. For that, Piggy Chops had already flown off to the US with her family.