Free Press Journal
  • RIL will invest Rs 5,000 crore in W Bengal

    Kolkata : Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) Chairman Mukesh Ambani, on Tuesday, said his company will invest Rs 5,000 crore in West Bengal in businesses such as petroleum and retail. The investment will be made over the next three years and also promote electronic industry by manufacturing mobile phones and set top boxes, Ambani said at the two-day Bengal Global Business Summit which began in Kolkata. He said RIL has already pumped in

  • 3 booked for portraying PM Modi as Ravana

    Amethi (UP): Three persons, including a local Congress leader, were booked by the police in connection with the anti-Modi posters that appeared here recently, officials said on Tuesday.

  • Khap panchayat’s attacks on couples absolutely illegal: SC

     New Delhi : The Supreme Court on Tuesday said the attacks on those opting for inter-caste marriage were “absolutely illegal” and no ‘khap panchayats, individual or the society can question any adult woman and man marrying of their own choice.

  • VW mulls fresh investments in India

    New Delhi : German auto major Volkswagen Group is evaluating various options for the Indian market, including fresh investments for a completely new product range in the country, according to a company official. The Volkswagen (VW) group has various brands including Audi, Volkswagen and Skoda — in the Indian market. On a standalone basis, VW also sells the Polo, Ameo and Vento here.

  • Mamata’s picture defaced on Kolkata varsity campus

    Kolkata : West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s picture on a hoarding was found defaced on Tuesday inside the Jadavpur University campus where students are on a protest against a bill seeking to regulate administration of state varsities and colleges.

  • brexit can be reversed if uk wants, EC chief tweets

    Brussels : Brexit could still be avoided if UK citizens changed their minds and decided they did not want their country to leave the European Union, European Council President Donald Tusk said on Tuesday. Taking to Twitter, Tusk said Europe had never had a change of heart and was still open to the UK, following many calls from within the UK to hold a second referendum on the country’s future within the

  • Why was saffron wall repainted? UP govt asks Haj Committee

    Lucknow : The Yogi Adityanath government has decided to seek a clarification from the Uttar Pradesh Haj Committee over the re-painting of its office boundary wall which had been given a saffron coat, a state minister said.

  • Patanjali goes online, sets Rs 1,000 cr sales target

     Mumbai : Baba Ramdev-led Patanjali Ayurved announced its foray into e-commerce for its FMCG items. The company is partnering with major players in the space including Amazon and Flipkart, and targeting over Rs 1,000 crore this year itself.

  • NFO of BOI AXA Midcap Tax Fund – Series 1 will close on Feb 9

    Mumbai : The NFO of BOI AXA Midcap Tax Fund – Series 1 will close for investment on February 9, 2018. This fund is a 10-year close-ended equity linked savings scheme which combines the return potential of midcap equity and the benefits of tax savings under 80C of the Income Tax Act, 1961.

  • ‘Projects worth Rs. 1.4 L cr in 90 cities in the works’

    New Delhi/Mumbai : Around 3000 projects worth Rs 1.4 lakh crore in 90 cities have been implemented under the government’s Smart Cities Mission, stated Hardeep Singh Puri, Minister of State (Independent Charge), Housing and Urban Affairs.