Free Press Journal
  • Karnataka verdict makes Congress’ task tougher for 2019 Lok Sabha elections

    New Delhi : The results of Karnataka assembly polls must have came as a disappointment for the Congress party and its ambitions for the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, but it can take some solace from the fact that it was able to deny the Bhartiya Janata Party an outright victory in the crucial southern state.

  • Google told to pay tax on advertisement revenue

    New Delhi : In a setback to Google India, the Income Tax Appellate Tribunal has upheld a tax demand on the search engine’s remittances of advertisement revenue to Google Ireland.

  • ‘Melania ‘doing really well’

    Washington : US President Donald Trump on Tuesday said his wife Melania is “doing really well” following a successful kidney procedure and will leave hospital within days.

  • England recalls Buttler for first Test against Pakistan

    London : England selectors on Tuesday gave a surprise recall to explosive wicketkeeper-batsman Jos Buttler to the Test squad for the first Test against Pakistan at Lords, starting on May 24.

  • Gaza braces for violent protests

    Jerusalem : Fresh protests are expected at the Gaza border after Israeli troops killed 58 Palestinians during demonstrations coinciding with the opening of the US embassy in Jerusalem.

  • Waugh steps down as Aussie selector   

    Sydney : Australian cricket great Mark Waugh on Tuesday quit as a national selector to take up a television commentary role as broadcasters jockey for top talent after a new rights deal was agreed.

  • Only seven women make it to new

    NEW DELHI: Women representation continued to remain in single digit in the 224-member Karnataka Assembly, though results on Tuesday showed a marginal increase in their number to seven in the new house from six who entered the house after the 2013 elections.

  • ‘App exposed over 3 mn FB users’ data for years’

    San Francisco  : A data set of over 3 million Facebook users collected via a personality app was available to download freely for anyone for almost four years, New Scientist reported.

  • Arcelor deposits Rs 7K cr to clear Uttam dues

    New Delhi : ArcelorMittal has transferred Rs 7,000 crore to SBI to clear bank dues of loan defaulter Uttam Galva Steels so that it becomes eligible to bid for acquisition of Essar Steel, sources said.

  • Indian-origin man indicted in cryptocurrency scam

    New York : A 27-year-old Indian-origin man along with two other co-founders of a start-up cryptocurrency company have been indicted with a scheme to defraud investors, with authorities seizing digital currency worth more than USD 60 million raised from their victims.

  • Atletico bid to erase pain of finals past in Marseille

    Lyon : After painful defeats in recent continental finals, Diego Simeone’s Atletico Madrid are determined to justify their status as favourites in Wednesday’s Europa League showpiece against Marseille in Lyon.

  • Tatas get NCLT approval to acquire Bhushan Steel

    New Delhi : National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) on Tuesday approved Tata Steel’s bid of Rs 32,500 crore, along with 12.27 per cent equity to creditors, for the debt-ridden Bhushan Steel.

  • Art of giving: A philosophy of life

    In a world that is so embroiled with greed and corruption ‘simple living and high thinking’ has become a virtue of the past. In this materialistic world, we all aspire for more— better and bigger houses, comforts and luxury— that only money can buy. But most of us never ever think about the person on the street who is dying of hunger, because we have preferred to live by denying others the

  • Foreigners not to get priority in heart & kidney transplants

    The ministry has asked the state governments as well as the hospitals to give “top preference to Indians, followed by NRIs and PIOs while foreigners should get the last priority,” says NOTTO head Dr Vimal Bhandari. It also asked the state governments to ensure financial assistance to poor Indian applicants.

  • Ericsson’s insolvency plea puts RCom asset sale plan in spot

    MUMBAI : In a major setback for Reliance Communications (RCom), the National Company Law Tribunal on Tuesday admitted Ericsson India’s insolvency plea against the debt-laden telecom operator. Ericsson India will inform the tribunal on the appointment of insolvency resolution professional on Wednesday.