Free Press Journal
  • ‘RBI could be holding back Rs 2,000 notes’

    New Delhi : The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) may either be holding back Rs 2,000 notes or could have stopped printing high denomination currency, claims a SBI research report. Juxtaposing the data presented in the Lok Sabha recently with the one provided by the RBI in its Annual Report earlier, the SBI Ecoflash report said, on Wednesday, that “we observe” that the value of small denomination currency in circulation up to

  • Vidarbha inches closer to maiden Ranji Trophy final

    Kolkata: Vidarbha stood on the verge of making their maiden Ranji Trophy final as they left fancied Karnataka, chasing 198, in a spot of bother at 111 for seven on the fourth day of their last-four clash.

  • CAIT bats for the Consumer Protection Bill

    New Delhi : The Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT), on Wednesday, wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi requesting the passage of the Consumer Protection Bill during the ongoing session of Parliament. “The Consumer Protection Act will be a vibrant tool to empower consumer movement in the country and as such the Act which is pending before Parliament since a long time should be passed in the current session of Parliament itself,”

  • C K Nayudu Trophy: Delhi beats Mumbai

    Mumbai : Wicket-keeper Anuj Rawat’s 75 helped Delhi outplay Mumbai by five wickets today to clinch the U23 Col C K Nayudu Trophy on the fourth and the last day of the final played here.

  • After six months in jail, Justice Karnan released

    Kolkata : Former Calcutta High Court judge Justice C.S. Karnan was released from prison on Wednesday after serving a six month term for contempt of the Supreme Court.

  • US takes India back to WTO in solar row

    Geneva : India has failed to comply with a World Trade Organization ruling on solar power, the United States will tell the WTO’s dispute settlement body (DSB) next month, triggering a fresh round of litigation, according to an agenda issued on Wednesday, according to a Reuters report. Renewable energy has become a hot area of trade friction as major economies compete to dominate a sector that is expected to thrive as reliance

  • Manhandling case: IndiGo gets notice

    NEW DELHI: Aviation regulator DGCA has issued a show-cause notice to IndiGo seeking an explanation on the incident of airline staff manhandling a passenger at the airport here, sources said.

  • Starc still doubtful for 4th Ashes Test

    Melbourne : Scans on Australian fast bowler Mitchell Starc’s right heel show only bruising, but the leading wicket-taker in the Ashes remains in doubt for the fourth test against England.

  • PM fully used Aiyar, Sibal statements, says Moily

    New Delhi : Senior Congress leader Veerappa Moily on Wednesday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi made maximum usage of the controversial statements made by his party leaders Mani Shankar Aiyar and Kapil Sibal during the Gujarat polls.

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    Indians can trust the food they eat: FSSAI

    New Delhi :Food safety regulator Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI), on Wednesday, assured citizens that they can trust the food they get, a day after the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) pulled up the sectoral watchdog over licensing process and poor testing labs.

  • Saina, Carolina hit out at cramped BWF calendar

    Still battling to return to full fitness after the knee surgery last year, Saina conceded that she could have possibly played a few more tournaments had the BWF calendar been a bit more flexible.

  • HC dismisses Tejpal’s plea seeking quashing of rape charges

    Panaji : The Bombay High Court on Wednesday dismissed a petition filed by Tehelka’s former editor-in-chief Tarun Tejpal seeking quashing of rape and other charges levelled against him by a former woman colleague.

  • IAF tables RFP for 83 Tejas LCA

    New Delhi :Faced with a depleting strength of its fighter squadron, the Indian Air Force (IAF), on Wednesday, issued the request for proposal (RFP) to state-run aerospace firm Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL), for the procurement of 83 Tejas light combat aircraft (LCA), at a cost of over Rs 50,000 crore. The IAF had earlier placed an order with the HAL for 40 Tejas aircraft.

  • India to be part of summit on N Korea

    N Korea this year increased the pace of its missile programme and since February, Pyongyang has fired off 23 missiles.

  • US Senate passes most sweeping Republican tax plan, House to re-vote

    Washington : The US Senate on Tuesday passed the most sweeping overhaul of the US tax system in more than three decades, handing President Donald Trump and jubilant Congressional Republicans their most significant legislative victory of 2017.

  • Sachika, Morey bow out in CCI Squash

    Mumbai : Women’s second seed Sachika Balvani and girls under-17 3/4 seed Anannya Morey crashed out, in the 74th CCI-Western India Open Squash Tournament, at the Cricket Club of India on Wednesday.