Free Press Journal
  • Gujarat MLAs in K’taka will not be flown to Delhi

    New Delhi : The Gujarat Congress legislators, camping at a private resort near here, would be flown back to their home state directly and not to Delhi as has been reported in a section of the media, party sources said.

  • Humans may have evolved just by chance: Study

    Washington : Mere chance may have caused humans to evolve into smarter, more advanced beings than our ancestors, according to a study which refutes the theory that our race originated in response to climate change.

  • Tata Steel MD took home Rs 8.17 cr salary in FY17

    Eye-popping pay:  Meantime, company’s Group Executive Director (Finance, Corporate and Europe) Koushik Chatterjee’s remuneration for the last fiscal stood at Rs 8.09 crore, a rise of 10.06 per cent over the same period last year.

  • 12 PSBs to raise funds from mkt

    New Delhi : As many as 12 public sector banks including PNB, Bank of India and Indian Bank have lined up plans for raising funds from markets to shore up their capital base to meet global risk norm, Basel III. About 6-7 lenders including Andhra Bank expect to close their capital raising plan by the end of the current fiscal, sources said. The remaining would raise funds through follow on public offer

  • Praises pouring in for Vijender after dual title wins

    Mumbai : From cricketer Virender Sehwag to actor Amitabh Bachchan, India congratulated Vijender Singh after the star boxer’s dual WBO Asia Pacific Super Middleweight and WBO Oriental Super Middleweight title wins.

  • Dialysis likely to cost more under GST­­­

    New Delhi :People may have to shell out more for availing of some of the healthcare services such as dialysis, pacemaker implantation, support devices in orthopaedics and cancer treatment due to levying of the GST, the Union Health Ministry has said.

  • Looking forward to serve nation: Niti V-C elect

    New Delhi : Noted economist Rajiv Kumar Sunday said he is looking forward to serve the country as the new Vice Chairman of Niti Aayog. “Look forward to serve the nation with my role @nitiaayog @pmoindia,” Kumar tweeted. He was named the new Vice chairman of the government think-tank Saturday, five days after the incumbent Arvind Panagariya announced that he would quit to return to academia. Kumar, who holds a DPhil in

  • Sending money abroad? read this first

    The other day, we came across a person who wished to send some money to his son living in London, England. The son wished to open a restaurant there and was falling short of around Rs. 25 lakh or roughly $40,000 capital. The father had the funds (he would need to sell some shares) but wished to know whether he could send such a large sum from India to his son in

  • Bosco, Campion to clash in Div-I final

    Mumbai : Defending champions Don Bosco HS ‘A’, Matunga and Campion School ‘A’, Cooperage Road, scored contrasting wins to advance to the Boys’ Under-16 Div-I final of the MSSA Inter-Schools Football tournament, played at the Cooperage ground.

  • Flexi fare boon for railway kitty

    New Delhi : Indian Railways has earned an additional revenue of Rs 540 crore in less than a year through the flexi fare scheme and there is no plan to discontinue it. The scheme, which was launched on September 9 last year, is applicable in Rajdhani, Shatabdi and Duronto trains. Flexi faresc scheme allows 10 per cent of the seats to be sold at normal fare and thereafter increasing it by 10

  • Dixit, Nandrajog crash out, Neel Joshi turns giant-killer

    Mumbai : Men’s top seed Ravi Dixit and second seed Gaurav Nandrajog crashed out in the semi-finals on a dramatic day of upsets in the Otters Open Squash Championship, co-sponsored by Citrus, Fenesta and Modi Motors.

  • GST on textile jobs works cut; e-way bill provisions finalised

    New Delhi : The GST rates on textile job works like stitching and embroidery, and tractor parts were on Sunday cut while e-way bill provisions relating to online pre-registration of goods before transportation were relaxed.

  • Note ban has little impact on increments in FY17: Survey

    New Delhi : Demonetisation did not impact this year’s increments in spite of all speculations to the contrary as companies doled out as much as 20 per cent to key talent in the appraisal process, finds out a survey.Post November 2016, air was rife with speculation about the cash recall’s impact on the hiring landscape and it was felt that the job market would be highly affected.

  • 6th Moto3 win for Mir

    Brno (Czech Republic) : Spanish Honda driver Joan Mir on Sunday grabbed his sixth Moto3 title with a win at the Czech Republic Motorcycle Grand Prix.

  • Otters Rockets finish with all-win record

    Mumbai : Otters Rockets (Otters Club) continued with their superb winning form as they defeated CG Dynamics (Catholic Gymkhana), in both home (3-2) and away (3-1) matches and maintained their all-win record in Section-I during the third week of the Otters Club-Mumbai Snooker League (MSL) – 2017, conducted by the Billiards and Snooker Association of Maharashtra (BSAM).