Free Press Journal
  • PFC will issue masala bonds this FY: Sharma

    Mumbai : After going for green bonds and external commercial borrowings (ECB), the BSE-traded Power Finance Corporation (PFC) is now planning to go for masala bonds. The company will issue masala bonds soon, PFC’s boss Rajeev Sharma told the FPJ on Tuesday.

  • Tata Steel will raise $2bn via rights issue

    New Delhi : Tata Steel on Tuesday said its Board has approved raising Rs 12,800 crore through a rights issue to finance its organic and inorganic growth plans. The Board in its meeting also approved a proposal to expand the capacity of the Kalinganagar plant by five million tonnes per annum (MTPA) to eight MTPA with a total investment of Rs 23,500 crore, the company said in a statement. The Board also reviewed the

  • HDFC will test market with Rs 13,000 cr issue

    Mumbai : HDFC on Tuesday announced a Rs 13,000-crore fund raising plan which will be ploughed primarily into maintaining its holding in its banking arm and enter newer segments like stressed assets and health insurance.

  • Lessons should be learnt from Doklam standoff: China

    Beijing : China on Tuesday said that the Doklam standoff posed a “major test” for the bilateral ties and lessons should be learnt from it to avoid a similar situation of its kind in the future, reports PTI.

  • Thisara Perera confident of bouncing back

    Cuttack : Skipper Thisara Perera is confident of a Sri Lanka comeback in the T20 series against India, insisting that his side would look to “flush out” the negativity following heavy defeats in the preceding Tests and ODIs.

  • Indian young Turks not perturbed anymore: Karthik

    The Indian wicket-keeper batsman said the ODI team has got a settled look but in the shortest format they’re trying out different options to get that perfect balance.

  • Cheteshwar Pujara third spot in ICC Test rankings

    Dubai : India’s middle-order batsman Cheteshwar Pujara improved a place to grab the third spot in the latest ICC Test Player Rankings here on Tuesday.

  • With 16 mn, India tops world in number of migrants abroad

    The UAE has the largest number of Indian migrants at 3.31 mn, up from 978,992 in 2000, followed by the US with 2.3 million, up from 1.04 million, a report said. In all the Gulf countries together, Indians totaled 8.9 mn. Of them, 2.27 mn were in Saudi Arabia, 1.2 mn in Oman and 1.16 mn in Kuwait

  • South Indian Welfare Society make winning start

    Mumbai : South Indian Welfare Society (SIWS) College, Wadala defeated Lords Universal College, Goregaon by a comfortably 103 runs in a first-round match of the 8th Saqib Rizvi Memorial Inter-Collegiate Rotating Trophy Cricket Tournament, organised by the Junior College’s Sports Association of Mumbai and sponsored by the Rizvi Education Society, at the New Hind ground, Matunga.

  • Bangladesh, Myanmar form joint group to repatriate Rohingyas

    Dhaka : Bangladesh and Myanmar on Tuesday formed a 30-member joint panel to oversee repatriation of Rohingya refugees within two months, despite rights groups warning that their safety is not assured in the Buddhist majority country.

  • India thrashes Nepal 10-0 in SAFF Championships

    DHAKA : Priyanka Devi and Sunita Munda struck hat-tricks as India’s under-15 women’s football team scored five goals in each half to thump Nepal 10-0 in the SAFF Championship here on Tuesday.

  • Gatlin ‘shocked’ by doping allegations on coach and agent

    London : World 100 metres champion Justin Gatlin says he is “shocked and surprised” by allegations in a British newspaper that his coach and an athletics agent offered to sell performance-enhancing drugs to undercover reporters.

  • Now, Australia look to 5-0 Ashes rout

    Sydney : A 5-0 series whitewash and the playing futures of England veterans Alastair Cook and Stuart Broad were focal among Australia’s reaction to winning back the Ashes on Tuesday.

  • NOTA, Independents played spoilsport to Congress hopes in Gujarat elections

    Gandhinagar : The Gujarat Assembly elections saw not only a marked increase in None Of The Above (NOTA) voters, these votes also played a significant role in deciding the results. Many wins of the BJP were very thin, and in these seats the NOTA votes were more than the victory margin.

  • Vidarbha fights against Karnataka in Ranji Trophy semifinal

    Kolkata : Ganesh Satish’s unbeaten half- century and a brisk 49 from Apoorv Wankhade helped Vidarbha wipe out the first-innings deficit and go ahead by 79 runs in their Ranji Trophy semifinal against Karnataka here on Tuesday.

  • Sports Week Kickboxing event gets good response

    MUMBAI : Maharashtra Government, Sports and Services Directorate – Maharashtra State, Pune District Sports Officer Mumbai City and Shito Ryu Sports Karate and Kickboxing Association jointly organized the “Sport Week” Kickboxing Championships in the Bharat Ratna Rajiv Gandhi District Sports Complex on Sunday.