Free Press Journal
  • All-round win for KKR

    Jaipur : Kolkata Knight Riders delivered a professional performance to beat Rajasthan Royals by seven wickets here tonight, putting their IPL campaign back on track with back-to-back victories.

  • Mobile wallet cos make hay

    New Delhi : Mobile wallet companies including Paytm, Mobikwik and Flipkart-owned PhonePe on Wednesday said they have seen a significant jump in digital transactions amid a recent currency shortage at ATMs and banks in some parts of the country.

  • Police allows Shami to join DD after interrogation

    Kolkata : India pacer Mohammed Shami on Wednesday got a temporary relief from Kolkata Police to join his Indian Premier League franchise Delhi Daredevils (DD) following a three-hour interrogation.

  • Is govt planning to discontinue Rs 2000 notes, asks TMC MP

    NEW DELHI: Trinamool Congress leader Dinesh Trivedi on Wednesday asked the government to come out with the “real reasons” behind the cash crunch across the country, including whether there are plans to discontinue the Rs 2,000 denomination notes.

  • Surge in 1-day default norms breach worries apex bank

    Pune : Reserve Bank of India (RBI) deputy governor NS Vishwanathan on Wednesday raised concerns over the large number of borrowers failing on the one-day default norm, and asked the lenders to take this as a warning indicator warranting action.

  • ATM body seeks steep hike in interchange fees

    Mumbai : The cash handling industry on Wednesday termed the recently introduced rules by the RBI as “onerous” which will result in an increase in compliance costs and demanded a steep increase in their fees.

  • Keen contest on cards as Sunrisers meet KXIP

    Mohali : The unbeaten streak of table-toppers Surisers Hyderabad would be up for a test when they take on third-placed Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) in an Indian Premier League contest here today.

  • PM ‘solely responsible’ for cash crunch: Cong

    New Delhi : The Congress on Wednesday alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was “solely responsible” for the cash crunch in the country, claiming that it was a result of his demonetisation decision.

  • Don’t restrict definition of contempt of court: Law panel to govt

    New Delhi : A Law Ministry suggestion to restrict the definition of “contempt of court” has not found favour with the Law Commission which has said that despite amendment to the law, courts can still exercise their power to punish people for contempt as their authority flows from the Constitution and not statutes.

  • CA refutes reports of new coach appointment

    Melbourne : Cricket Australia (CA) has denied claims that former Test opener Justin Langer will be appointed as Australia’s head coach.

  • Opening innings is big plus for me: Saha

    Chandigarh : Test specialist Wriddhiman Saha reckons that opening the batting for the Sunrisers Hyderabad in the Indian Premier League (IPL) has been a big positive for him.

  • Amtek Auto sells stake in SMI JV to Nippon Steel

    New Delhi : Debt-ridden Amtek Auto on Wednesday said it has signed a share purchase agreement with Nippon Steel and Sumitomo Metal Corporation to sell its stake in its joint venture (JV) company SMI Amtek Crankshaft.

  • Naval officer sacked in 2013 reinstated

    New Delhi : The Supreme Court on Wednesday reinstated Naval commander Ravindra V Dessai sacked in January 2013 after a court martial found him guilty of all 10 charges slapped on him.

  • Sunrisers have strongest bowling attack, says Faulkner

    Mumbai : Australian all-rounder James Faulkner feels Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) have the strongest bowling attack in the ongoing edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) with the likes of in-form pacer Bhuvaneshwar Kumar and leg spinner Rashid Khan in their rank.

  • Fosun entry heats up battle for Fortis

    Mumbai : The fight for acquiring crisis-hit Fortis Healthcare has hot up with the entry of one more contender entering the fray for the hospital chains.

  • HC reserves order in 2002 Ode massacre appeals case

    Ahmedabad : The Gujarat High Court has completed hearing on a set of appeals in the Ode riot case where 23 people belonging to a minority community were allegedly burnt alive during the 2002 post-Godhra communal violence.