Free Press Journal
  • Won’t disappoint fans: Suresh Singh

    New Delhi : India Under-17 football team midfielder Suresh Singh Wangjam on Sunday said the hosts are ready to take on Colombia in the next group-stage fixure on Monday and they won’t dissapoint the nation.

  • No FIR against Yeddyurappa, Ananth Kumar: ACB

    New Delhi : The Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) on Sunday clarified that no FIR has been filed against Karnataka BJP chief B.S. Yeddyurappa and Union Minister for Fertiliser and Chemical Ananth Kumar in the leaked video matter. The ACB has also stated that the case is with the cybercrime unit.

  • Meet on international termination rates soon

    New Delhi : After fixing the contentious domestic mobile call termination rates, the telecom regulator is all set to meet the operators this month to review international termination charge, a senior Trai official said. The meeting with international long distance operators and the access providers is likely on October 16.

  • Sancho brilliance helps England thrash Chile

    Kolkata : Attacking midfielder Jadon Sancho lived up to his billing as a potential star with a brace and an assist as England outclassed 10-man Chile 4-0 in a FIFA U-17 World Cup Group F opener at the Vivekananda Yuva Bharati Krirangan here on Sunday.

  • Sub Gomes scores wondrous free kick

    KOLKATA: Highly-rated Manchester United winger Angel Gomes stamped his class 14 minutes after coming off the bench by swerving in a wondrous free kick to round off a 4-0 win for England over Chile in the Group F opener of the FIFA U-17 World Cup at the Vivekananda Yuva Bharati Krirangan here on Sunday. Gomes was conspicuous by his absence from England’s starting XI but once he replaced Callum Hudson-Odoi in the 67th

  • Exporters’ GST refunds in 2 months: FinMin

    New Delhi : The government will clear pending GST refunds of exporters by November-end and over the next six months no tax will be levied on exports as the Council has decided to revert to the pre-GST era, Revenue Secretary Hasmukh Adhia said. Over July-August, an estimated Rs 67,000 crore has accumulated as the Integrated GST (IGST), of which only about Rs 5,000-10,000 crore will be due as refunds to exporters, he

  • Jaiprakash Associates approves debt recast

    New Delhi : Jaiprakash Associates’ board has approved the transfer of certain assets and liabilities, including debt of over Rs 11,834 crore, to its subsidiary Jaypee Infrastructure Development Ltd as part of its efforts to cut the overall borrowing of the company. The company had called a board meeting to consider the recommendations of the audit committee on the debt restructuring process approved by the Joint Lenders’ Forum.

  • National Pension System– Taxation issues

    Over the last few weeks, we have been discussing the various aspects of NPS – right from its overall structure, the low cost, the various annuity options that it offers and of course the inbuilt withdrawal facilities. In the concluding part of the series, this week we shall examine the tax benefits associated with NPS and arrive at a conclusion if it is indeed an investment-worthy product or not.

  • Keito Nakamura scores meet’s first hat-trick as Japan crush Honduras

    Guwahati : Striker Keito Nakamura scored the ongoing FIFA U-17 World Cup’s first hat-trick as Japan hammered Honduras 6-1 to begin their campaign on a resounding note here on Sunday. The lopsided Group E match took place at the Indira Gandhi International Stadium.
    Nakamura found the back of the net in the 22nd, 30th and 43rd minute.
    Takefusa Kubo, dubbed the Japanese Messi for his exceptional skills, added a fourth in the 45th minute.

  • RailTel’s gross revenue crosses Rs 900 crore

    Mumbai : RailTel recorded 40% growth over last year achieving Rs 903 crore gross revenue in FY 2016-17. The 17th Annual General Meeting of RailTel Corporation of India was held at Rail Bhawan, New Delhi on September 22, 2017.  On this occasion, R. K. Bahuguna, CMD of RailTel addressed the stakeholders and apprised them of the latest developments and future plans of the company. The past financial year has been remarkable for

  • France embarrass New Caledonia 7-1

    Guwahati : Fancied France kicked off their campaign on a rousing note, inflicting a 7-1 humiliation on debutants New Caledonia in a Group E match of the FIFA U-17 World Cup here on Sunday.

  • New norms in Railways to end VIP culture

    Mumbai : The railway ministry has asked its senior staff to slug it out – at home and at work – as part of steps to end the VIP culture in India’s national transporter. In an unprecedented move, the ministry has brought to an end a 36-year-old protocol where it was mandatory for general managers to present themselves on arrival and departure of the Railway Board chairman and other board members during

  • Insurance claim can not be denied due to filing delay: SC

    SC directed Reliance General Insurance  to pay Rs 8.35 lakh to the Hisar-based customer whose insured truck was stolen but his claim was  rejected on the grounds of delay in filing it.

  • USA and Ghana eye knock-out berth

    New Delhi : Ghana and the United States of America would look to seal a knock-out berth when they face off in their second group match of the FIFA U-17 World Cup here tomorrow. Both USA and Ghana began their campaigns on a winning note, defeating India (3-0) and Colombia (1-0) respectively, and a victory tomorrow in the Group A match by either side would take them to the round of 16.

  • 29 traders duped, incur Rs 22 cr loss

    Mumbai : Around 30 small traders dealing with diamonds were allegedly duped by a person associated with Elite Jewels. Shidharth Nahar from Elite Jewels did a business with 29 traders causing a loss of Rs 22 crore. A jewellers association representing small traders will be filing a case on behalf of the affected traders on Monday. “We have papers that prove that we have been duped but there are large number of

  • Paraguay look to extend winning streak vs Kiwis

     Navi Mumbai : Paraguay would look to extend their winning streak when they clash with New Zealand in a Group B match of the FIFA U-17 World Cup here on Monday.