Free Press Journal
  • Larsen & Toubro Infotech to acquire Syncordis SA

     New Delhi : Larsen & Toubro Infotech (LTI) on Tuesday said it will acquire Luxembourg-based Syncordis SA along with its subsidiaries in France, UK, Luxembourg and India for 15 million euros (about Rs 115.28 crore).

  • Yuki, Ramkumar progress in Challenger

    New Delhi : Ramkumar Ramanathan prevailed in a tense and excruciating battle against Australia’s Marc Polmans while the country’s top singles players Yuki Bhambri downed Kaichi Uchida to move to the second round of the KPIT-MSLTA Challenger here on Tuesday.

  • Benami assets: I-T scanning profiles of property over and above Rs 30 lakh

    New Delhi : The Income Tax Department is matching the “tax profiles” of all property registrations of above Rs 30 lakh under the provisions of the anti-Benami Act, as action against illicit asset holders is set to intensify, the CBDT chief said on Tuesday.

  • Allow return of Rohingya refugees: UN to Suu Kyi

    Manila : UN chief Antonio Guterres on Tuesday met Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi and urged her to take steps to ensure “dignified” return of hundreds of thousands of Muslim refugees who have fled the country to Bangladesh following violence against them, reports PTI.

  • Trial in Voda tax row in Feb

    London : An international arbitration tribunal in February next year will begin trial on Vodafone’s challenge to India using a retrospective legislation to seek Rs 22,100 crore in taxes, the British firm said on Tuesday.

  • Amardeep Bartakke wins SBI Life Chess crown

    Mumbai : Third-seeded Amardeep Bartakke of Railways won the 5th edition of SBI Life Chess Festival of Russia FIDE Rating Chess Championship, at Cultural Centre of Russia.

  • Indian school ‘students boat’ sets world record

    Dubai : Nearly 5,000 students of an Indian school in UAE’s Sharjah city on Tuesday entered the Guinness Book of World Records for creating the largest human image of a boat to mark Children’s Day and UAE National Day, reports PTI.

  • Jaitley to visit Singapore

    New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is visiting Singapore to showcase a slew of investor-friendly reforms undertaken by the government and discuss ideas to ramp up investments in India. Jaitley is leaving on Tuesday evening on a two-day official visit to Singapore. “During the visit, Jaitley will re-enforce the close ties between India and Singapore, building upon our shared history, rooted in strong commercial, culture and people-to-people links,” Finance Ministry said.

  • GST implementation caused ‘temporary slowdown’: Report

    New Delhi : After its launch in July 2017, there has been a temporary slowdown post implementation of Goods and Services Tax (GST) even though Government of India has ideated and implemented a number of initiatives to improve business conduciveness, noted a recent ASSOCHAM-EY joint study.