Free Press Journal
  • Pentagon withdraws plan to ban use of cluster bombs

    Washington : The Pentagon has withdrawn a plan to ban the use of certain cluster bombs that are widely seen as a hazard to civilians, Pentagon spokesman Tom Crossen has said.

  • China remains focus for JLR

    Mumbai : India is not on the radar for Tata Motors Ltd’s Jaguar Land Rover when it comes to global expansion plans, even as it remains on an expansion spree in many other markets, led by China. The luxury carmaker is setting up a new factory in Slovakia after opening an engine plant in China, reports Cogencis.

  • Ira topples top seed Rituparna to enter semis

    Mumbai : Reigning junior national champion Ira Sharma sent top-seed Rituparna Das packing to enter the semi- finals in the USD 20,000 Tata Open India International Challenge Badminton, here on Friday.

  • India begins project to build 6 nuclear-powered submarines

    New Delhi : India has kick-started an ambitious project to build six nuclear-powered attack submarines that is expected to boost the Navy’s overall strike capabilities in the face of China’s naval build-up and increasing military manoeuvring in the Indo-Pacific region, reports PTI

  • Facebook CEO’s sister sexually harassed

    On Alaska Airlines flight the passenger next to me made repeated lewd, inappropriate, and offensive sexual remarks to me,” Randi posted on Facebook.

  • EESL to invest `30 cr to make CR energy efficient

    Mumbai : Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) will provide energy efficient fans, air- conditioners, LEDs in place of old fittings in the current financial year, to Central Railways (CR). This is part of the agreement signed between EESL and five divisions of CR— Mumbai, Pune, Nagpur, Solapur and Bhusawal.

  • Racold to expand into mini-metros, tier II and III cities

    Kolkata : Racold Thermo, part of the Italian firm Ariston Thermo Group, is expanding its footprint to mini-metros, tier II and III towns to offset disruptions in construction sector which accounts for bulk of its sales.