Free Press Journal
  • Farm loan waivers has HDFC Bank doubling provisions, net up 20.2%

    Mumbai : A rise in core income helped HDFC Bank report a 20.2 per cent jump in June quarter net at Rs 3,894 crore, but the rash of farm loan waivers led to a dip in repayments leading to its highest NPA ratio in years.

  • For Eves team BCCI planning a grand Felicitation

    New Delhi : The BCCI is planning a grand felicitation for the Indian women’s cricket team, which won a billion hearts despite a heartbreaking loss in the World Cup final at Lord’s on Sunday.

  • Nifty within striking distance of 10k and Sensex at new peak

    Mumbai : Markets broke new ground on Monday as the Nifty came tantalisingly close to 10,000 and the Sensex signed off at 32,246 after banking stocks came alive on better-than-expected quarterly results.   Oil and gas, IT and FMCG stocks also threw their weight behind the rally.

  • MP govt announces Rs 50 lakh award

    Bhopal : The Madhya Pradesh government has announced Rs 50 lakh award for the Indian women’s cricket team, which finished as runners-up in the Women’s Cricket World Cup.

  • Mercedes-Benz can drive in BS VI models to India by 2018

    New Delhi : German luxury carmaker Mercedes- Benz can bring in BS VI emission compliant models as early as 2018 to India for which it can also forge partnership with oil firms for higher grade oil.

  • Prannoy is US champ

    Anaheim (California) : HS Prannoy notched up a thrilling three-game win over Commonwealth Games champion Parupalli Kashyap in an all-Indian final to clinch the USD 120,000 US Open Grand Prix Gold.

  • Global League appoints Adams

    Johannesburg : Veteran administrator Russell Adams will end a nine-year stint with IPL teams in India to take up the position of tournament director for the inaugural T20 Global League, to be hosted by Cricket South Africa.

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    Moody’s affirms ratings of 9 banks, downgrades IOB, Central Bank of India

    Mumbai : Global rating agency Moody’s on Monday  affirmed ratings of nine banks, including Bank of India, Punjab National Bank and Axis Bank, at Baa3/Prime-3, and downgraded the ratings of Indian Overseas Bank and Central Bank of India to Ba3 from Ba1.

  • Sebi notifies rules to levy fee on participatory notes

    New Delhi : Markets regulator Sebi has notified stricter participatory notes (P-Notes) norms stipulating a fee of USD 1,000 that will be levied on each instrument to check any misuse for channelising black money.

  • 23 medals for India

    New Delhi : Indian wrestlers finished their campaign at the recently-concluded Cadet Asian Wrestling Championship in Bangkok on a high after clinching 23 medals, including five gold.

  • SIMI activists’ killing: SC notice to Centre and CBI

    NEW DELHI:  The Supreme Court on Monday sought the response of the Centre and the CBI on a plea seeking a probe into the alleged encounter killings of eight Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) activists after a prison break in Bhopal.

  • Jio’s cheap handsets may reverse indstry’s revenue decline: Fitch

    Mumbai : The cheap 4G handset offer from Reliance Jio is “likely” to help the company add 100 million more subscribers and take its revenue market share to 10 per cent by 2018 and help reverse the falling industry revenue trend, says a report.

  • Manchester United beat Real Madrid 2-1

    Santa Clara (US) : Spanish football giants Real Madrid finished its first pre-season match on a disappointing note, losing to Manchester United in the International Champions Cup 2-1 in penalty shootout after the 90-minute game ended 1-1.

  • Gujarat, Rajasthan face flood fury

    AHMEDABAD/JAIPUR: Military was on Monday called out to help in relief and rescue operations in some districts of Gujarat and Rajasthan after copious rains caused floods, leaving thousands of people marooned, officials said.

  • Jamaica stun Mexico

    Los Angeles : Kemar Lawrence scored in the 88th minute to give Jamaica a shocking 1-0 upset of defending champion Mexico in a CONCACAF Gold Cup semi-final match.

  • Congress targets NDA V-P candidate Naidu, questions his integrity

    New Delhi : The Congress on Monday tried to put BJP vice-presidential candidate and former Union minister Venkaiah Naidu in the dock by raising questions on his personal integrity and demanded his replies to clear the air before his election next month.

  • Give up illusory thinking, withdraw troops: Beijing

    Beijing : China urged India on Monday to give up impractical illusory thinking and immediately withdraw all its troops that it said have illegally crossed into Chinese territory.