Free Press Journal
  • RInfra wins DMRC arbitration case, to use funds to pay debt

    New Delhi : The Delhi High Court on Tuesday directed the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) to pay within four weeks Rs 3,502.62 crore in favour of Reliance Infrastructure’s (Rinfra) subsidiary which was operating the airport express line here earlier.

  • CBI arrests ‘mastermind’ behind Rs 12k-cr PNB fraud

    Mumbai : The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday arrested Vipul Chitalia, vice-president (banking and operations) of the Gitanjali Group of Companies, in connection with the multi-crore fraud at Punjab National Bank (PNB) on Tuesday.

  • Both Koreas to hold summit

     says Seoul , Kim Jong-un wants to ‘write new history’ with S.Korea.

  • RCom barred from sale, transfer of assets

    New Delhi : An arbitration tribunal in an interim order has restrained debt-ridden Reliance Communications from sale, transfer or mortgaging of assets.

  • Conrad sworn in as Meghalaya CM

    Shillong : National People’s Party president Conrad Sangma was on Tuesday sworn in as the 12th chief minister of Meghalaya by Governor Ganga Prasad here.

  • SKorean presidential hopeful quits after rape accusation

    Seoul : A former South Korean presidential contender stepped down as a provincial governor and announced his retirement from politics today in a stunning political fall after a female aide accused him of multiple rapes.

  • SC seeks Centre’s stand on Patra’s ONGC appointment

    New Delhi : The Supreme Court has sought the Centre’s response to a petition challenging allegedly arbitrary and mala fide appointment of BJP spokesman Sambit Patra (43) as an independent director of the state-owned Oil and Natural Gas Commission (ONGC) despite not being eligible for the post.

  • Lokpal vacancy will be filled soon: Centre to SC

    New Delhi : The selection committee for appointing Lokpal has decided to first fill the vacancy of eminent jurist in the panel before taking further action,  the Centre on Tuesday told the Supreme Court on the March 1 meeting of the committee in which Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge declined to participate as a special invitee.

  • Bandhan Bank files for IPO to raise Rs 2,500 cr

    New Delhi : Private sector lender Bandhan Bank has received markets regulator Sebi’s go ahead to raise an estimated amount of over Rs 2,500 crore through an initial share sale.

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    Parliament stuck for second day

    New Delhi : Parliament could not function on Tuesday for the second day of the month-long second phase of the budget session due to pandemonium on more than one issue and not the PNB scam alone.

  • Pyongyang offers nuke deal,

    Seoul : North and South Korea have agreed to hold a summit at their heavily armed border next month, with Pyongyang saying it would consider abandoning nuclear weapons in exchange for security guarantees, Seoul said on Tuesday.

  • Bench to rule on compensation for land acquisition

    New Delhi: A five-judge Constitution Bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra will decide on the quantum of compensation to be paid for land acquisition and when an award commences – an issue which has created a rift between judges of the top court. The Constitution Bench will examine the correctness of the payment of compensation to the land owners whose land has been acquired as well as when the award granting

  • Sweet 16! Amazing Bhaker

    Strikes second successive gold medal at ISSF World Cup

  • Tata Motors looks to overhaul product portfolio in next 5 yrs

    Geneva :Tata Motors plans to completely overhaul its passenger vehicle portfolio over the next five years as part of its plans to grow sales volume and market share in the highly competitive Indian market, the company’s top executive said on Tuesday.

  • Havells eyes Rs 500-cr turnover from water purifiers in five years

    Hyderabad : Consumer electrical goods maker Havells is looking to achieve a turnover of over Rs 500 crore from the water purifier segment in the next four-five years and is targeting to be amongst top three players, a senior company official said on Tuesday.

  • Blast in UK shop that killed Indian origin family caused by petrol

     London : An explosion in a Polish  mini-supermarket in Leicester that killed five people, including three members of an Indian-origin family, was caused by petrol which was spread throughout the premises, a UK court was told.

  • ICC suspends Salgaonkar ­ Breaching ICC anti-corruption code

    Dubai/Mumbai : The ICC on Tuesday handed a backdated suspension of six months to pitch curator Pandurang Salgaonkar for failing to report an approach by journalists posing as bookies ahead of  the India-New Zealand clash in Pune last October.

  • SC: Won’t go by emotions to reopen Gandhi murder case

    New Delhi:  The Supre-me Court on Tuesday was virtually categorical that it was not going to reopen investigations into the assassination of Mahatma Gandhi or correct the verdict in that case.