Free Press Journal
  • ArcelorMittal Q1 net rises 19% to $1.2 bn

    New Delhi/London : The world’s largest steelmaker ArcelorMittal on Friday reported a 19 per cent jump in its net income to $1.19 billion for the quarter ended March 31, 2018.

  • Lacklustre Manchester United seals second with stalemate at West Ham

    London : Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho refused to criticise his side despite another display lacking inspiration in attacking areas as they sealed second place in the Premier League with a 0-0 draw at West Ham on Thursday.

  • US apologises after Canadian Sikh Minister told to remove turban

    Ottawa: US security officials have apologised after a Sikh minister of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Cabinet was asked to remove his turban at a US airport before boarding a flight last year. Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development Navdeep Bains said the incident happened at Detroit Metro Airport on his way back to Canada in April 2017. He said the airport staff had behaved inappropriately, SBS News reported on Friday.  Bains

  • Guj HC upholds conviction of 19 in Ode riot case, acquits three

     Gandhinagar : The Gujarat High Court on Friday upheld the conviction of 19 persons, 14 of whom were sentenced to life term, in the 2002 Ode riot case in which 23 Muslims were killed during the post-Godhra communal violence in Gujarat in 2002.

  • JAL wants SC to consider subsidiary’s resolution plan

    New Delhi : Realty firm Jaiprakash Associates (JAL) on Friday told the Supreme Court that it has deposited Rs 750 crore with the apex court Registry for refunding money to home buyers and sought consideration of its resolution plan for revival of one of its bankruptcy-hit firms.

  • Arsene Wenger predicts European super league

    London : Arsene Wenger predicts a European super league will be introduced over the next few years, leading to major changes for the Premier League.

  • MP politics sizzles with verbal duel of BJP, Cong

    Bhopal : The political temperature in Madhya Pradesh has soared ahead of the Assembly polls as the Congress and the BJP trade barbs against each other over videos targeting Congress’ leaders.

  • Andhra Bank files insolvency plea against Sterling

    Mumbai : Andhra Bank has filed an insolvency plea against Sterling Biotech with the Mumbai bench of National Company Law Tribunal as the pharmaceutical company defaulted on payment of Rs 4,000 crore in dues.

  • Haryana timber firm booked for cheating OBC of Rs 155 cr

    New Delhi : The CBI has registered a fresh bank fraud case amounting to Rs 155.21 crore which was sanctioned by Oriental Bank of Commerce (OBC) to avail credit facility to Haryana’s Karnal-based timber firm Mahesh Timber Private Ltd (MTPL).  The CBI registered the FIR against MTPL, its director Ashok Kumar Mittal and his wife Nisha Mittal on Tuesday based on a complaint by the OBC.

  • Naxals are anti-poor: Rajnath

    Ranchi : Calling naxals anti-poor, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Friday the government wants to end leftwing extremism by taking forward development works, and praised Jharkhand government for its efforts to curb naxalism.

  • Lahiri opens with solid 69, Dustin in six-way lead

    Ponte Vedra : Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri shot a solid 3-under 69 to be Tied-27th even as the Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass yielded a lot of low scores on the opening day of the PLAYERS Championships here.

  • Friday namaz offered under heavy security in Gurgaon

    Gurgaon : Muslims here offered the Friday namaz on Friday at identified open spaces amid police security and without any interference from Hindutva organisations that had opposed prayers outdoors, officials said.


    New Delhi : Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday promoted Keshav Chand Yadav as the Indian Youth Congress President to succeed Punjab MLA Amrinder Singh Raja Brar on the latter crossing 40.