Free Press Journal
  • Pilots have to serve 1-year notice

    New Delhi : Senior pilots will now have to wait for one year to join a new employer as aviation regulator DGCA has made it mandatory for commanders to serve a 12-month notice period before quitting job. The notice period for senior pilots was six months till now. The new rules come into effect immediately.

  • Cairn in HC against order on tax demand

    New Delhi : Cairn UK Holdings Ltd Wednesday moved the Delhi High Court against tax tribunal ITAT’s order holding the company liable to pay Rs 10,247 crore as capital gains tax on transfer of shares it did through an internal reorganisation of its Indian business in 2006.

  • 42 per cent Indians willing to pay premium for prompt customer service

    Mumbai : Nearly 42 per cent of customers are willing to pay a premium for a prompt service, according to a survey commissioned by American Express. The online survey, conducted by Kantar IMRB on behalf of American Express, found that if a premium had to be paid, 53 per cent of the respondents would pay a premium of 20-40 per cent in return for better customer service.

  • FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 begins on Oct 6

    Navi Mumbai : The FIFA U-17 World Cup, to be hosted by India, will kick off in the 50 next days with the first two matches slated on October 6 in Delhi and Mumbai.

  • ONGC to double gas output in 6 years

    New Delhi : ONGC plans to double its gas production in the next 5-6 years, Dinesh K Sarraf, CMD, ONGC said while addressing a gathering during Independence Day celebrations in Dehradun.