Free Press Journal
  • India eyes 100 million jobs through tourism in 5 years

    The Tourism Ministry is in advanced stages of a  proposal to provide infrastructure status to the tourism industry for projects up to Rs 50 crore and will soon approach the union Cabinet for its approval on the same.

  • 8 IPS officers promoted as special DGs

    New Delhi : Eight IPS officers of the 1984 batch were on Monday promoted as the special directors or special directors general in the same cadre.

  • Strong K’taka takes on Hyderabad

    Shivamogga : In-form Karnataka faces Hyderabad in a Ranji Trophy Group “A” encounter, beginning here today, hoping to capitalise on their rival’s lack of match play after rains washed out their last two games.

  • Indian all-eve crew reaches Australian port

    New Delhi : Sailboat INSV Tarini, with an all-women crew, on Monday entered Fremantle Port in Australia during its maiden voyage to circumnavigate the globe, the Indian Navy said.

  • Shinwari leads SL whitewash

    Sharjah : Left-arm paceman Usman Shinwari destroyed Sri Lanka with a five-wicket burst to help Pakistan achieve a convincing nine-wicket win in the fifth and final ODI for a 5-0 clean sweep of the series, here.

  • Roger Pereira honoured with IAA Life Membership Award

    Mumbai : Roger Pereira was honoured with this year’s IAA Honorary Life Membership Award. This senior professional was among the four names that were selected from IAA chapters in India, Italy, Saudi Arabia, and the United States.

  • ‘Saudi Arabia is not ready for Doha talks’

    Doha : The US secretary of State Rex Tillerson said that Saudi Arabia is not ready to talk to Doha to end the months-long diplomatic crisis, local media reported on Monday.

  • FB’s translation lands man in jail

    Jerusalem : Israeli police mistakenly arrested a Palestinian man after they thought he had published a Facebook post saying “hurt them” when he originally wrote “Good morning”, a media report said.

  • BHEL’s largest order worth around Rs 20k crore takes off

    New Delhi : The execution of the 4,000 MW Yadadri Supercritical Thermal Power Project (TPP), ordered on Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) by Telangana State Power Generation Corporation Limited (TSGENCO), has commenced with the issuance of revised Letter of Intent (LoI) by TSGENCO.

  • ‘With sweep shots, we put pressure on Indian spinners’

    Mumbai : Senior New Zealand batsman Ross Taylor is happy that centurion Tom Latham paid heed to his advice to play the sweep and reverse sweep which disturbed the length of Indian spinners Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal. Taylor scored 95 and added 200 runs with Latham, who struck an unbeaten 103 in New Zealand’s successful chase of 281 in the first ODI against India.

  • ArcelorMittal eyes stake in Bhushan Steel

    Mumbai : In a bid to enter Indian steel market, Steel major ArcelorMittal is considering to buy stressed assets of Bhushan Steel, which has a good presence in auto steel categories with a 5.6 Million Tonne (MT) integrated steel plant in Odisha.

  • Gayle denies exposing himself

    The lurid accusations were made by Fairfax Media newspapers The Sydney Morning Herald, The Age and The Canberra Times in a series of stories in January last year.

  • Airtel gains customers in Sept: COAI

    New Delhi : Among five incumbent private mobile operators, only Bharti Airtel added new subscribers in September while the rest lost more than 29 lakh customers, as per the data released Monday by industry body COAI. Airtel added over 10 lakh or a million customers in September which reduced the net loss of joint subscriber base of the five telecom operators (others being Idea, Vodafone, Aircel and Telenor) to 19.3 lakh, as

  • Stimulus measures likely this wk

    Mumbai : The government is finalising measures to boost economy and may make an announcement as early as this week, a finance ministry official said Monday. “Measures will be announced as soon as the prime minister has approved them,” the official said. “Certain things are still being discussed. My sense is that it will be announced this week.”