Free Press Journal
  • Sensex surges 611 points on firm global relief rally

    Mumbai : The BSE Sensex on Monday jumped 611 points, its biggest single-day gain in two years, in line with a global rally after the latest US jobs report assuaged fears around inflation and faster rate hikes.

  • 13-day jail for Karti, no special cell for him

    New Delhi : Karti Chidambaram, businessman son of former finance minister P Chidambaram, was on Monday sent to judicial custody till March 24 in the INX Media corruption case, after the CBI told a city court that it does not require his further custody.

  • Minerva’s match-fixing complaint handed to CBI 

    New Delhi : The All India Football Federation (AIFF) has referred to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), the complaint made by Minerva Punjab FC that their players were approached for match-fixing during the just-concluded I-League.

  • Firestar CFO questioned in Rs 322-cr loan default case

    New Delhi : Top honchos of public sector banks have come under the scanner of the CBI in connection with alleged Rs 321.88 crore loan default case registered against Nirav Modi, officials said on Monday.

  • Three militants killed in Kashmir gunfight

    Srinagar : Three militants of Tehreek-ul-Mujahideen (TeM), of which Ehsan Fazili, one among the most wanted in the valley, were killed in a gunfight with forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Monday night.

  • Woods comes up just short as Casey wins Valspar C’ship

    Miami : Tiger Woods came up just short of his 80th US PGA Tour title on Monday at the Valspar Championship, where it was England’s Paul Casey ending a victory drought with a one-stroke triumph.

  • JJ College of Architecture wants to revive its exchange programme with Italy

    Mumbai: It was just a day after B V Doshi—an alma mater of JJ College of Architecture, was named as 2018 recipient of Pritzker Prize, there was a masterclass in JJ College conducted by Consulate General of Italy.  This class was part of the three-day event— Italian Design Day and was delivered by Architect Gennaro Cassiani. Stefania Costanza, Consul General of Italy in Mumbai introduced the session by remembering Doshi’s work and

  • Iyer, Khan star in Blasters win over Park Lions

    Mumbai : Namo Bandra Blasters today made a winning start to their T20 Mumbai League campaign after they defeated Shivaji Park Lions by 12 runs at the Wankhede Stadium here on Monday.

  • Andhra Bank exposure to Sterling at Rs 578 cr

    New Delhi : Andhra Bank on Monday said it had classified Sterling group companies as non-performing in March 2015 and reported the matter to the RBI, and subsequently a case has also been lodged with the CBI.

  • Passenger car sales rise

    New Delhi : Passenger vehicle sales in India rose by 7.77 per cent in February, driven by strong offtake of utility vehicles.

  • RCom to appeal NCLT stay order against asset sale

    Mumbai : Reliance Communications (RCom) will appeal a court order that stays the sale of some telecom assets of one of its units, the company said on Monday.

  • Foreign squash coach resigns

    New Delhi : India’s foreign coach Achraf El Karargui finally put in his papers on Monday, bringing a pre-mature end to his eventful tenure after developing serious differences with an “unprofessional” Squash Rackets Federation of India (SRFI).

  • Bharti Airtel set to raise Rs 16.5k cr

    Mumbai : Telecom major Bharti Airtel’s board on Monday approved a plan to raise around Rs 16,500 crore through issue of non-convertible debentures (NCD) and foreign currency bonds for refinancing debt and paying for spectrum liabilities. The company’s board has approved “issuance of non-convertible debentures of up to Rs 10,000 crore on a private placement basis”, the company said in a regulatory filing to the BSE. The foreign currency bonds up to

  • Rasalla powers ABHI Foundation to Senior title

    Mumbai : ABHI Foundation rode on the fine hat-trick from Rahul Rasalla to tame Sea View SC 10-2 in the Senior Division final of the MHAL League 2018, and played at the MHAL-Mahindra Stadium, Churchgate on Monday.