Free Press Journal
  • Avendus launches category III APF to fund listed companies

    Mumbai : Avendus Wealth Management, an arm of Avendus Capital announced the launch of its first Category III alternative investment fund to invest in listed companies with demand traction and a growing order book.

  • Amit Shah exhorts partymen to launch mass movement against TMC

    Kolkata : BJP president Amit Shah has exhorted the party leadership in West Bengal to launch a mass movement against the alleged misrule of the Trinamool Congress (TMC), a state BJP leader said on Monday.

  • ‘Know your employee’ to check frauds: CVC

    Due diligence on employees and professionals like CAs, valuers and advocates involved in the loan assessment and sanctioning processes is also an essential safeguard to prevent frauds,

  • 11-year-old girl punished in boys’ washroom in school

    Hyderabad : An 11-year-old girl studying in fifth standard was made to stand in the boys’ washroom as a “punishment” for coming to the school in civil dress and not in uniform, her father has alleged.

  • Goyal: Etihad has no plans to exit Jet now

    The airline closed the fiscal year 2017 with a consolidated profit of Rs 438 crore on a revenue of Rs 23,407 crore which grew only 2.2 per cent over the same period of previous fiscal year.

  • Unique IDs for labourers soon: Gangwar

    Bareilly (UP) : Labourers from both organised and unorganised sectors will be allotted a unique identification number as a part of labour reforms, Union minister for Labour and Employment Santosh Gangwar has said. Gangwar said representatives of recognised labour organisations have been invited to New Delhi on September 14 for establishing better coordination and giving momentum to the process of labour reforms in the country.

  • SAIL ties up USD 350 mn ECB from SBI

    New Delhi/Mumbai : Steel Authority of India Ltd. (SAIL) has tied up an External Commercial Borrowing (ECB) of USD 350 million by SBI for a tenure of seven years. The ECB has been arranged by SBI from its Hong Kong Branch and would be utilised by SAIL towards meeting expenditure on capital schemes including modernisation and expansion (MEP). The company is in the final leg of completing its modernisation projects.

  • 4-yr-old confined in classroom for hours over delayed fees

    BULANDSHAHR (UTTAR PRADESH):  In a shocking incident, a four-year-old child was confined for hours in his classroom at an Uttar Pradesh school his parents had allegedly were late in paying the fee. Principal of the Bulandshahr school N Bhanu and owner Ashok Saini, who have been booked under Section 342 and Section 507 of the Indian Penal Code, are absconding. The incident took place on Friday when Abhay Solanki, a nursery student

  • Kailash-Satyarthi

    Satyarthi’s march against child abuse flagged off from Kanyakumari

    Kanyakumari (Tamil Nadu) : Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi on Monday launched an 11,000-km march from here to New Delhi against child trafficking and sexual abuse and urged the youth to participate to ensure the safety and security of children.

  • Shakib Al Hasan granted a Test break for Bangladesh

    Dhaka : Shakib Al Hasan was on Monday granted a break from playing Test cricket for Bangladesh by its cricket board but his request for a six-month layoff was cut to a shorter duration.

  • Joy T Anthony progress at Senior World Champioships

    Kochi : Joy T Anthony of India got off to a flying start defeating Seneka Attanayake of Sri Lanka to enter the men’s singles second round at the BWF World Senior Championships here.

  • Could have managed liquidity better: Rajan

    New Delhi : Former RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan has said that in hindsight it appears that the central bank under his governorship could have managed the liquidity in banking system in a better manner on certain occasions. Rajan, however, added that once the problem of liquidity shortage was thrown up by data, the central bank acted promptly to retrieve the situation. “There is one place we did not recognise that the liquidity

  • Future Retail evaluates options with HyperCity

    New Delhi : Kishore Biyani-led Future Retail is in talks with HyperCity Retail, part of the K Raheja Corp Group, for a possible merger between the two.

  • GNFC’s Neem Proj goes to TEDx IIM Bangalore

    Mumbai : Gujarat Narmada Valley Fertilisers & Chemicals (GNFC) made it to the TEDx IIM Bangalore to talk about its Neem Project. This project was selected as a transformative idea and Rajiv Kumar Gupta (IAS), MD of GNFC, was invited by the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore’s TEDx team to present it to a global audience.

  • ‘IPL, T20 WC experience will help us’ – James Faulkner

    Chennai : Australia all-rounder James Faulkner has said that experience of playing in the IPL and last year’s ICC World Twenty20 in India will hold the visitors in good stead in the upcoming limited over series here.

  • GST disputes to be less, but complicated, say law firms

    New Delhi : The number of legal disputes is expected to be less under the new GST regime than the earlier excise set-up, but would be more complicated — mostly on goods classification, said a legal expert on indirect taxes. The government has rolled out the new indirect tax regime — the Goods and Services Tax (GST) — from July 1. “Early disputes are going to be related to procedures. The next