Free Press Journal
  • Sebi to meet bourses, discuss cyber security, tech glitches

    New Delhi : Regulator Sebi will discuss with stock exchange on Friday measures that need to be taken to avoid recurrence of ‘technical glitches’ at bourses, as also steps to bolster cyber security framework, regulatory and market sources said.

  • International Champions Cup: Man City thrash Real Madrid 4-1

    Los Angeles (US) : Real Madrid paid for missing chances in the first half of the game as they lost 1-4 to English Premier League (EPL) club Manchester City at the International Champions Cup here on Thursday.

  • About 96 per cent of Aadhaar-linked PF a/cs are of mine workers

    New Delhi : Provident fund accounts of 3.47 lakh coal mine workers, roughly 96 per cent of the total workforce, have been linked to Aadhaar. “The CMPF (Coal Mines Provident Fund) Organisation has taken a resolution for seeding of Aadhaar number with the account number of CMPF subscribers,” Coal Minister Piyush Goyal said in a written reply to the Lok Sabha.

  • Indu Sarkar gets Supreme Court nod, to release today

    New Delhi : The Supreme Court on Thursday cleared the decks for the release of Bollywood movie Indu Sarkar on Friday by dismissing a plea of a woman, who claims to be the biological daughter of late Sanjay Gandhi, for a stay on its screening.

  • ‘ISL foreign coaches behind jump in India’s FIFA ranking’

    Shillong  : The credit for the Indian national team’s recent upswing in FIFA ranking to 96 from the 170s not too long ago should mainly go to Indian Super League (ISL) coaches, as the players greatly benefited from them, feels former Indian-origin English Premier League forward Michael Chopra.

  • Israel removes new security from Temple Mount

    Jerusalem : Israeli police on Friday said all new security measures installed at a sensitive Jerusalem holy site after a July 14 attack and which sparked deadly unrest have been removed.

  • AAI to ask violators to pay higher penalties

    New Delhi : Individuals who violate regulations at airports will now face higher penalties, with state-owned AAI putting in place revised fine amount. Any person contravening the AAI regulations will face up to Rs 5,000 penalty, a steep hike from the earlier Rs 500, as per the new regulations.

  • ONGC confirms govt slapping it, RIL with $3.9 bn demand

    New Delhi : The government has slapped ONGC, Reliance Industries and Royal Dutch Shell with a demand of USD 3.9 billion (about Rs 25,487 crore) in dues following an arbitration award in its favour, the state-owned firm said on Thursday.

  • ONGC takes step to raise natural gas output

    Agartala : The Oil and Natural Gas Corporation is taking steps to increase production of natural gas in Tripura, a top ONGC official said on Thursday.

  • P V Sindhu appointed as Deputy Collector in AP govt

    Amaravati : Ace shuttler and Rio Olympics silver medallist P V Sindhu was on Thursday appointed as Deputy Collector, a Group-1 service post, in the Andhra Pradesh government. Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu personally handed over the Government Order to Sindhu in the Secretariat here, appointing her to the post.

  • Sports Minister felicitates Indian women’s cricket team

    New Delhi : Sports Minister Vijay Goel on Thursday felicitated the Indian women’s cricket team for its spectacular performance in the ICC World Cup, saying this will inspire the country’s youth to take up sports as a career option.

  • Obamacare repeal sans replacement rejected

    Washington : The United States Senate has rejected a Republican bill to repeal the Affordable Health Care, popularly known as Obamacare which has been relentlessly criticised by President Donald Trump.

  • IUC row simmers, Jio says COAI had no business airing views

    New Delhi : In a fresh offensive against industry body COAI, Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Jio has slammed the association for airing views on call termination rates when two of its five members differed on the issue.

  • Congress MLAs in Gujarat make a beeline for the BJP

    Gandhinagar : After the Congress’s setback in Bihar, Gujarat, too, is slipping away just before the polls in the state. The immediate fallout of three Congress lawmakers quitting the party on Thursday — Congress strongman Shankersinh Vagela resigned a few days back — is that Ahmed Patel could miss a berth in the Rajya Sabha from the state.

  • Shiva Thapa , 3 others enter semis of Czech boxing tournament

    New Delhi : Asian silver-medallist Shiva Thapa (60kg) was assured of at least a bronze medal as he entered the semifinals along with three others on an all-win day for India at the Grand Prix Usti Nad Labem boxing tournament in Czech Republic.

  • Ex-Prez aide, minister found guilty

    Seoul: A South Korean court has sentenced the former presidential chief of staff and the former culture minister to prison for blacklisting thousands of artists deemed unfriendly to ousted president Park Geun-hye and denying them state support.