Free Press Journal
  • Real Madrid roll over Las Palmas

    Madrid : Real Madrid quietened crisis talk after back-to-back defeats as Marco Asensio added to his collection of wonder strikes in a 3-0 victory over Las Palmas at the Santiago Bernabeu on Sunday.

  • Centre may review monthly GST filing

    New Delhi : The government may review the requirement of filing at least three returns every month under the GST regime with a view to easing compliance burden of taxpayers, officials said. Presently, businesses have to file returns in GSTR-1, GSTR-2 and GSTR-3 forms for every month. These forms detail outward supplies of taxable goods and/or services, inward supplies for claiming input tax credit and monthly return.

  • BJP close to achieving its target in West Bengal, says Mukul Roy

    Kolkata : Politician Mukul Roy, who joined the BJP three days ago after quitting West Bengal’s ruling Trinamool Congress, on Monday asserted that the party was “close to achieving its target” of emerging as the correct alternative to govern the state.

  • Sock clinches final spot at ATP Finals

    Paris : Jack Sock of the US snatched the last ticket to the ATP Finals later this month with his triumph over Serbian underdog Filip Krajinovic in Paris Masters final here.

  • SC notice to TN over Jallikattu

    New Delhi : The Supreme Court on Monday issued a notice to the Tamil Nadu government and sought its reply on PETA’s plea to put an end to Jallikattu, the bull-taming sport of the state. The apex court bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra has sought a reply within four weeks.

  • High-rank Saudi prince killed in helicopter crash

    DUBAI: A helicopter carrying a high-ranking Saudi prince and other government officials crashed in the kingdom’s south, reportedly killing all eight people aboard.

  • Satyendra wins gold, India finish with tally of 20 medals

    Cold Coast : India ended the Commonwealth Shooting Championships with a rich haul of 20 medals after Satyendra Singh and Sanjeev Rajput won a gold and a silver respectively in the men’s 50m rifle 3 positions event on Monday.

  • Consider aged man’s plea to update Aadhaar: SC to UIDAI

    New Delhi : The Supreme Court on Monday asked the unique identification authority of India (UIDAI) to consider and take suitable steps on the representation of a senior citizen seeking an update in his Aadhaar details. Observing that government would be “happy” if a citizen comes forward to get Aadhaar, Justices A K Sikri and Ashok Bhushan asked UIDAI to look into the grievance raised by the 73-year-old petitioner. The petitioner’s counsel

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    Everstone Capital to acquire Kenstar from Videocon Group

    New Delhi : Private equity firm Everstone Group on Monday said it has agreed to buy home appliances brand Kenstar from debt-ridden Videocon group. The Videocon group, which is reeling under a debt of over Rs 40,000 crore, has been looking for buyers for its various assets, including Kenstar, in a bid to pare its debt. “Everstone Group (Everstone) has agreed to buy Kenstar,” the company said, adding the sale includes the

  • 2017 set to be in top 3 hottest yrs

    Bonn : It is very likely that 2017 will be one of the three hottest years on record, with many high-impact events including catastrophic hurricanes and floods, debilitating heatwaves and drought, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said on Monday, reports PTI.

  • Rahul and Sharvari shine; 7 new meet records set

    Mumbai : Rahul Kadam  of Ryan International Club and Sharvari Parulekar of Udyachal, Vikhroli, won individual honours on a day when seven new meet records were established in the 3rd Five-District Open  Track  and Field Championships, organized by India Masters Athletics, at the University Stadium.

  • Sindhu, Saina in semis

    Nagpur : Olympic medallists P V Sindhu and Saina Nehwal sailed into the women’s singles semi-finals while men’s world number two Kidambi Srikanth also notched up a comfortable win in the 82nd Senior National Badminton Championship.

  • Prince Pipes IPO gets nod

    New Delhi : Prince Pipes and Fittings has received Sebi’s go ahead to raise an estimated Rs 800 crore through an initial public offering, latest update with market regulator showed. The firm had filed draft papers with Sebi in September and obtained its “observations” on November 3, which is very necessary for any company to launch a public offer.

  • DAMREY death toll rises to 47

    HANOI: At least 47 people were killed and 21 others were missing after Typhoon Damrey ripped into southern Vietnam, reports ANI.

  • Slum kid Irfan Ansari stars in NBA thrilling win

    Mumbai : Diminutive Irfan Ansari did the star turn to lead NBA ‘B’ to a thrilling 15-13 win over Andheri YMCA ‘B’ in a fast-paced mini boys match, in the NBA basketball tournament, at the Bachoo Khan Municipal playground, Nagpada, on Monday.

  • Trump’s ex-aide may flip to avoid harsh sentence

    Washington : Former Indian American US Attorney Preet Bharara said that he believes that Paul Manafort, who served as President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, may “flip” and provide damaging information on other political associates in exchange for a favourable plea deal, reports IANS.