Free Press Journal
  • TN gets 3 points from draw vs MP, knockout hopes take a blow

    Indore : Tamil Nadu’s hopes of advancing to the Ranji Trophy knockouts suffered a blow after the Group “C” game against Madhya Pradesh ended in a tame draw on the final day here on Monday.

  • Cult leader of 1960s dead

    Los Angeles : Charles Manson, the psychopathic guru who masterminded a savage killing spree in the US that shocked the world, has died aged 83, California prison officials have said.

  • Biocon shares up 7 per cent

    New Delhi : Shares of biotechnology firm Biocon surged over seven per cent on Monday after the company said it has received an Establishment Inspection Report (EIR) from the US Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) on closure of inspection of its aseptic drug product facility.

  • YMCA Athletics: Women outshine men

    MUMBAI : Women, led by Thane’s Achievers Sports Club Akshaya Iyer and girls, spearheaded by Pooja Sawant from Vikhroli’s Udayachal School, in various age groups, outshone their male counterparts as out of 18 new records, they were credited with 12 on the concluding day of  the 42nd Bombay YMCA State Level Athletic championships at the University Stadium, Marine Lines, here on Monday.

  • Wipro’s Rs 11,000 cr share buyback to begin Nov 29

    New Delhi :  IT major Wipro on Monday said it will open its Rs 11,000 crore share buyback scheme on November 29, for Rs 320 a unit, at 8.6 per cent premium over current price. The company has announced to buyback over 34.37 crore fully paid-up equity shares of face value Rs 2 each, representing up to 7.06 per cent of the total paid-up equity share capital, from all the fully paid-up

  • M&M aims to sell e-rickshaws across India

    Kolkata :  Amid the buzz about vehicular pollution and a regulatory push by the government, Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M) is looking to roll out an electric three-wheeler in at least seven or eight cities. The firm’s electric rickshaw is sold in Delhi, Lucknow and Kolkata at present.”We will be launching it in 7-8 cities in the next few months. It will be launched in a phased manner,” the company’s Vice President (Commercial

  • China objects to Kovind’s visit to Arunachal Pradesh

    Beijing : China on Monday strongly objected to President Ram Nath Kovind’s visit to Arunachal Pradesh, saying India should refrain from “complicating” the border dispute when bilateral relations are at a crucial “moment”.

  • New long-range missile to be inducted into PLA

    Beijing : China’s next-generation multi- nuclear warhead intercontinental ballistic missile with a proclaimed ability to hit targets “anywhere in the world” may be inducted into the PLA early next year, a media report said on Monday.

  • Indian-origin female officer jailed for maid abuse

    Singapore : An Indian-origin former army Warrant Officer was sentenced to four months and three weeks in jail on Monday for abusing and beating her Indian maid.

  • Transition to electric mobility system can save $330bn: FICCI

    New Delhi : India’s transition to a shared, electric and connected mobility system can save USD 330 billion (Rs 20 lakh crore) by 2030 on avoided oil imports alone, according to a report by Ficci-Rocky Mountain Institute.

  • Trump not anti-immigrant: Raj Shah

    Washington: A prominent Indian-American, who holds a key position in the White House, has refuted the notion that US President Donald Trump is anti-immigrant.