Free Press Journal
  • Best Indian Brands: Tata tops list, Reliance at 2nd spot

    Mumbai : Indian conglomerate Tata Group has topped the table in the 2017 Best Indian Brands Report released by brand consultancy firm Interbrand India. The salt-to-software conglomerate has topped the brand league table for the fifth consecutive year and its brand valuation stands at Rs 73,944 crore, despite registering a marginal 0.4 decline this year. Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries pipped telecom major Airtel to grab the second spot, driven by the launch

  • Finance issues to not hamper Bharatmala project: Official

    New Delhi : Conceding that government is facing bottlenecks like dearth of working capital availability for its ambitious Bharatmala scheme, the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) is working on a system to ensure that project execution is not hampered, a top official said at an ASSOCHAM event held in New Delhi.

  • ‘Farming to soon become remunerative’

    New Delhi : To make farming a remunerative profession, the government approved changes to ongoing central scheme Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana (RKVY) with a focus on value chain, post-harvest infrastructure and agri- entrepreneur development, among others.

  • PM Urja Ganga pipeline: Work in progress on project

    Delhi : GAIL, CMD, B C Tripathi met Uttar Pradesh Chief Secretary, Rajive Kumar for soliciting state government support for expeditious implementation of Piped Natural Gas (PNG) connectivity and Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) vehicular conversions at Lucknow, Kanpur, Agra, Ferozabad, Kosi Kalan, Noida, Ghaziabad, Meerut and Greater Noida where GAIL is operating City Gas Distribution (CGD) networks through its Subsidiary and Joint Venture companies.

  • State to appeal for longer Pistorius sentence

    Johannesburg : South African prosecutors on Friday will argue for Oscar Pistorius to be given a longer jail sentence, saying the six years he is serving for killing his girlfriend is “shockingly low”.