Free Press Journal
  • Abu Dhabi counters oil slump with $10bn deal

    Abu Dhabi’s finance department said the bonds were issued in three tranches maturing in five, 10 and 30 years, with interest ranging from 2.5 to just over four per cent.

  • Aamby Valley case: SEBI moves SC seeking contempt

    New Delhi : The SEBI on Tuesday moved the Supreme Court seeking contempt proceedings against the Sahara Group for allegedly obstructing the process of auctioning its Aamby Valley property in Pune, initiated on court’s direction.

  • Jeakson fasted2 days when told to stop football

    New Delhi : Jeakson Singh Thounaojam, who became the first Indian to score a World Cup goal, was so passionate about football even in his childhood that he did not take food for more than two days when his parents told him to stop playing the game and concentrate on his studies.

  • 11 die in California wildfire, 1,500 buildings destroyed

    San Francisco : Massive wildfires raged across Northern California, killing at least 11 people, forcing up to 20,000 to evacuate and destroying over 1,500 buildings in one of the most destructive fire emergencies in the US states history, reports IANS.

  • Accident claims: SC wants ‘future prospect’ criteria

    New Delhi : The Supreme Court on Tuesday said it would lay down guidelines for considering the “future prospects” of a person killed in a road accident while computing the compensation to be paid to the dependents.

  • Soumah earns a point for Guinea

    Fatorda : Ibrahima Soumah fired a late equaliser as Guinea held Costa Rica to a 2-2 draw in a hard-fought Group C match of the FIFA U-17 World Cup here on Tuesday.

  • Thailand to hold election in 2018

    BANGKOK: Thai Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-ocha on Tuesday announced that general elections would be held in November 2018, more than four years after the army launched a coup in 2014.

  • Probe into Fox-Sky deal to assess Murdoch clout

    The regulator’s probe will scrutinise the ability of the Murdoch Family Trust (MFT) to “control or influence editorial and commercial decisions” at Sky News.

  • Indians highest skilled among UK minorities

    London : Britain’s Indian-origin population tends to be among the most highly skilled in comparison to the country’s other ethnic minority categories, according to a new ‘Race Disparity Audit’ released on Tuesday, reports PTI.

  • Messi, Ronaldo, Mbappe among 2017 Ballon d’Or nominees

    Paris : France Football magazine has announced a list of 30 nominees for the 2017 Ballon d’Or that includes Barcelona’s Lionel Messi, Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo and Kylian Mbappe of Paris Saint-Germain.

  • IndiGo refuses to shift partial ops to T2 at IGI

    New Delhi : Low-cost carrier IndiGo has written to the Delhi airport operator refusing to shift a part of its flight operations from terminal 1 (T1) to terminal 2 (T2) and threatened “action” if it is forced to do so. Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL) had asked airlines operating from T1 to shift one-third of their flights to T2 to be able to carry out expansion work according to its master plan

  • Spain thrash Niger 4-0, bounce back in style

    Kochi : European powerhouse Spain bounced back from their opening loss in style and notched up a 4-0 victory over Niger in a Group D match of the FIFA U-17 World Cup here.

  • ‘Skill India campaign needs momentum’

    New Delhi : Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Tuesday said there is a need to give momentum to the Centre’s flagship Skill India campaign and encouraged youth to come forward and participate in opportunities related to training and skill development.

  • Don’t waste a single paisa: AI chief Bansal

     Mumbai : Cost consciousness is one of the core areas that can improve the financial of Air India and employees must ensure that not even a single ‘paisa’ is wasted for a better future, airline chief Rajiv Bansal has said. Bansal, in a message to the employees, has also urged them to be economical and adopt thrifty work practises without compromising with safety and quality.

  • Two-time champions Mexico in the way of high-flying England

    Kolkata : Fresh from a rousing start to their campaign, England’s firepower will be tested by two-time former champions Mexico in a mouthwatering group F contest of the FIFA Under-17 World Cup here.

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    Anna Hazare set to start another Lokpal movement in Delhi

    New Delhi : Social activist and anti-graft crusader Anna Hazare (80) on Tuesday announced to launch his movement in Delhi on the issue of corruption in either last week of January or first week of February.