Free Press Journal
  • Women’s cricket team won nation’s hearts: PM

    New Delhi  : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday praised the Indian women’s cricket team, saying it had captivated the country despite losing the World Cup final.

  • RBI may cut rate on Aug 2 as inflation hits record low

    New Delhi : With retail inflation receding to record low levels, the Reserve Bank is likely to cut the benchmark lending rate by at least 0.25 per cent in its third bi-monthly monetary policy review on Wednesday, say experts and bankers.

  • Snapdeal to send Flipkart’s proposal to shareholders

    New Delhi : Snapdeal is likely to send Flipkart’s USD 900-950 million buyout proposal to its shareholders this week to seek their views on the plan, according to sources.

  • A Raja meets Sharad Yadav

    New Delhi : JD(U) leader Sharad Yadav does not approve of Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar’s move to dump the ‘grand alliance’ and form government with the BJP, according to CPI leader D Raja who met him on Sunday.

  • Meghalaya cop kills senior, flees with weapon

    Shillong: A Meghalaya police constable, who was allegedly drunk, shot dead his senior in West Jaintia Hills district on Sunday before fleeing with the weapon.

  • Airlines may hit air pocket on proposed accounting norms

    New Delhi : Domestic airlines will see “varying effects” on their profits in the coming years as they will be required to show all aircraft leases on their balance sheets under a new accounting standard, according to experts. Leasing of aircraft rather than outright purchase is a common practice in the airlines industry worldwide. Once the new accounting standard is in place, the carriers would have to show all such leases on

  • India amass 24 medals at Jordan Open TT

    Amman (Jordan) : India bagged a rich haul of 24 medals, including seven gold, at the Jordan Junior and Cadet Open here.

  • Jio phone: Idea flags net neutrality worries; to launch its own handset

    Mumbai :  Idea Cellular has flagged net neutrality concerns about Reliance Jio’s proposed 4G phones, saying it will only allow the apps of the operator’s choice and that it will also launch a slightly expensive handset as a counter to it.

  • Ministers, politicians watch ‘Indu Sarkar’, praise it

    New Delhi : Renowned filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar organised special screening of his latest movie ‘Indu Sarkar’ here, with some ministers and other politicians gracing the occasion and praising it.

  • Shiva, Manoj strike gold at Czech boxing tourney

    New Delhi : Indian boxers packed quite a heavy punch at the 48th Grand Prix Usti Nad Labem, clinching five gold, two silver and one bronze medal at the event in the Czech Republic.

  • Budget 2017 and House Property

    Budget 2017 carried out certain changes in the tax law related to house property taxation. Let us examine the impact that this has had on different nuances of the law.

  • Sudha ready for Worlds, but AFI coach rules out participation

    New Delhi : The controversy surrounding the selection of Indian team for the World Championships took a dramatic turn on Sunday with the seasoned 3000m steeplechaser Sudha Singh finding her name in the entry list of the IAAF but the AFI ruling out her participation in the global event.

  • Tejaswini, Moudgil, Ghosh win in KSS shooting meet

    New Delhi : India shooter Tejaswini Sawant of Maharashtra won the women’s 50m rifle 3 positions event in the XVII Kumar Surendra Singh Memorial Shooting championship here on Sunday. She shot 454.7 in the finals, beating Aditi Singh of Haryana, who shot 453.4 to claim silver. Dilreen Gill of Punjab won bronze with 438.8.