Free Press Journal
  • Prithvi Shaw scores record ton

    Lucknow : Debutant Prithvi Shaw on Monday became the youngest cricketer to score a century in the final match of Duleep Trophy, reaching the milestone while propping up India Red against India Blue on the opening day.

  • UK attack: 7th man arrested

    London : A seventh man was on Monday arrested by British Police’s counter-terrorism officers in connection with the bomb attack on a London underground train that injured 30 people earlier this month.

  • Madrid and Sevilla in Champions League action

    Madrid : Real Madrid return to Champions League football action on Tuesday with what should be their most difficult game of the group stage as they visit Borussia Dortmund, who last season finished above them at the same stage of the tournament.

  • Ganesh Advertisement: Australia Hindus protest

    Melbourne : Hindu groups in Australia have held peaceful demonstrations against a controversial advertisement which they described as “insulting” to their faith for featuring Lord Ganesha in a lamb roast along with several other deities and prophets.

  • India Rush down Kenkre FC in Indian Women’s League

    Mumbai : India Rush SC produced a solid spirited performance to overcome a fighting Kenkre FC by a close 3-2 margin an absorbing match of the pre-qualifying round (Maharashtra leg), of the IWL (Indian Women’s League), which is being played at the Cooperage ground on Monday.

  • Meghalaya Talent Hunt show organised by Assam Rifles

    Meghalaya is one of the seven states of North East that has been blessed with great musical talents. Assam Rifles keeping true to its motto of being the “Friends of The Hill People” have always supported such creative talents and provided a platform to promote them so that they can be nurtured for a better future. This year, Assam Rifles organized the Meghalaya Talent Hunt Show 2017 between 22nd to 24th Sep,

  • Ronaldo’s slow start sparks Ballon d’Or race

    Madrid : Two games without a goal is run of the mill for most footballers but for Cristiano Ronaldo it constitutes a drought. Ronaldo will be looking to forget his early season struggles as Real Madrid aim to lay down a marker in their quest for a third consecutive Champions League at Borussia Dortmund on Tuesday.

  • Thomas Cook to acquire Tata’s forex, travel biz

    The acquisition will provide new set of retail customers to Thomas Cook apart from leveraging Tata’s corporate portfolio, the company said. However, the deal value was not disclosed  by the company

  • Over 74,600 companies set up in first eight months of 2017

    New Delhi : As many as 74,650 new companies were registered across the country in the first eight months of this year, according to official data. At the end of August, there were little over 11.34 lakh active companies while registration of more than 4.75 lakh firms were cancelled for being inactive for long.

  • Govt bonds oversubscribed as FPIs bid for $700mn

    Mumbai : Government bonds Monday received robust response from foreign investors attracting bids to the tune of about $700 million, against $429 million on offer. The auction was conducted on NSE’s e-bid platform from 1530 hours to 1730 hours, after the market hours. At the end of the two-hour auction, as many as 37 bids were declared successful out of 47, the exchange data showed.

  • XIMB business excellence summit: Celebrating 30 yrs

    Xavier Institute of Management inaugurated the Business Excellence Summit on September 22 at Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar. This was in the presence of twenty six distinguished alumni of the college spanning across the 30 years. This was done to initiate an opportunity to interact, celebrate, discuss, reflect and collaborate.

  • RBI caps banks exposure to Reits, InvIts at 10% of capital

    Mumbai : The Reserve Bank Monday amended the statutes making it possible for lenders to invest in Reits and InvIts capping such exposures to 10 per cent of the unit capital of such instruments, and also to regulate their commodity derivatives play. In amendments to the Master Direction- Reserve Bank of India (Financial Services provided by banks) Directions, 2016, the central bank said banks should not invest more than 10 per cent