Free Press Journal
  • Ness Wadia gets relief from Madras High Court

    Chennai : Mumbai-based high-profile industrialist Ness Wadia on Wednesday secured relief from the Madras High Court which stayed the proceedings in a case against him pending before the Chief Judicial Magistrate’s court in The Nilgiris.

  • All-women team to control ATS at Kolkata airport

    To commemorate the International Women’s Day on March 8, 2018, the Airports Authority of India is operating air traffic services with all-women ATCOs at NSCBI Airport Tower, Kolkata, in addition to other positions, from 0700 AM to 0100 PM. Communication Navigation Surveillance (CNS) wing will also deploy lady-officers in CNS units. Women power will control all flights those will land/take off during this period. There will be approximately 150 flights.  At present

  • Nine years later, Liverpool back in Champions League quarters

    Liverpool : There’s a familiar name back in the quarter-finals of the Champions League. “It’s time we showed up again,” Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp said after his team secured a place in the last eight for the first time in nine years.

  • AIFF probing match fixing in I League

    New Delhi : The All India Football Federation (AIFF) on Wednesday said that it was investigating the match-fixing approaches made to players from the Minerva Punjab Football Club during the ongoing I-League.

  • Delhi HC terms assault on CS ‘unfortunate’

    New Delhi: Delhi High Court on Wednesday termed as “unfortunate” an alleged assault on Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash by ruling legislators and said the trust among bureaucrats and legislators was vanishing.

  • AI Express to operate all-women crew flights on Women’s Day

    Air India Express celebrates International Women’s Day by operating eight international all-women crew flights. All women-crew flights will take off from Kochi, Kozhikode, Thiruvananthapuram, Chennai, Mangalore, Mumbai and Delhi on Thursday. The airline will also felicitate all its women/girl passengers travelling on the Women’s Day with sweets, flowers etc. Functions are being organised at all its offices to felicitate the women work force of Air India Express which is about 40 per

  • RS polls: BJP shifts Jaitley from Guj to UP, Pradhan from Bihar to MP

    New Delhi : The Bhartiya Janata Party on Wednesday shifted Finance Minister Arun Jaitley from Gujarat to Uttar Pradesh and Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan from Bihar to Madhya Pradesh in the first list of its nine candidates in the ensuing Rajya Sabha elections, all of whom are retiring members, including eight union ministers.

  • Airtel board to meet to discuss fund-raising

     New Delhi : Telecom operator Bharti Airtel today said its board of directors will meet on March 12 to consider fund raising opportunity for the company.

  • Toddler locks iPhone for 47 years by entering wrong code

    Beijing : A two-year-old boy in Shanghai locked his mother’s iPhone for the equivalent of 47 years after playing with it and repeatedly entering the wrong passcode, according to a Chinese media report.

  • Delhi’s Shankar smashes nat record, books CWG ticket

    Patiala : Delhi youngster Tejaswin Shankar smashed his own national record to claim the high jump gold as three athletes booked their Commonwealth Games berths on the third and penultimate day of the 22nd Federation Cup National Senior Championships here on Wednesday.

  • Pepperfry raises Rs 250 cr fund

    New Delhi : Online furniture marketplace Pepperfry has raised Rs 250 crore in a fresh round of funding from State Street Global Advisors, the asset management unit of State Street Corporation.

  • Jet, IndiGo, SpiceJet face fine for fuel surchage cartel

    New Delhi : The Competition Commission on Wednesday imposed a total fine of more than Rs 54 crore on Jet Airways, InterGlobe Aviation and SpiceJet for unfair business practices with respect to fixing fuel surcharge on cargo transport.

  • Small cars’ TP insurance premium may be cut

    New Delhi : Insurance regulator Irdai on Wednesday proposed reduction in premium on insuring small private cars and certain types of two-wheelers, but plans to raise the same for several categories of goods vehicles.

  • SFIO grills PNB chief for 5 hours

    Mumbai : Continuing the probe into the Punjab National Bank fraud, sleuths of the Serious Frauds Investigation Office (SFIO) questioned the bank’s Managing Director and CEO Sunil Mehta on Wednesday.