Free Press Journal
  • Waiting for market to mature to split co: GAIL

    New Delhi : Facing a prospect of being split into two, GAIL India on Thursday said it supports reforms like unbundling of gas marketing and transportation business but such a move globally has been done only after gas market has matured. In a point by point rebuttal to critics, its Chairman and Managing Director B C Tripathi said GAIL is the only company in the country that has built multiple gas pipelines

  • CL: Price hikes spell misery for football fans

    While excitement levels are mounting, fans are being forced to pay extortionate prices after hotels in the Ukrainian capital began charging up to 100 times their standard rates and some supporters found their early reservations had been cancelled,

  • Lok Dal candidate joins RLD ahead of Kairana bypoll

    Lucknow : The joint Opposition candidate for the ongoing Kairana Lok Sabha bye-election on Thursday got a shot in the arm, when the Lok Dal candidate joined the RLD, whose candidate is pitted against the ruling BJP in a straight fight.

  • J&K Stone pelting down since ops suspended

    New Delhi : Stone pelting incidents in Jammu and Kashmir have come down since the Centre announced suspension of operations by security forces a week ago, an official said on Thursday, citing an assessment by security agencies.

  • Sharif sends legal notice to NAB chief

    Islamabad : Pakistan’s ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif on Thursday sent a legal notice to the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) chairman Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal for issuing a statement that accused him of laundering $4.9 billion to India.

  • Andres Iniesta off to ‘new home’ Japan

    Madrid : Andres Iniesta looks poised to join Japan’s Vissel Kobe after tweeting on Wednesday that he was going to his “new home” with his “friend” Hiroshi Mikitani, owner of the J-League club.

  • 10th Edition of manufacturing IT summit to be held on June 14

    The 10th edition manufacturing IT summit will be held on June 14 in Mumbai. The summit is the perfect platform for C-suite executives of manufacturing companies across industries, to come together and discuss the IT trends in Indian manufacturing industry, network with peers, and build ROI-backed business relations. This summit also facilitates a marketplace for the buyers to meet with the sellers offering disruptive solutions on the emerging trends in manufacturing’s IT.

  • Real completes last practice before heading to Kiev

    Madrid : Real Madrid on Thursday completed a light practice that lasted less than 50 minutes in Ciudad Real Madrid, Los Blancos’ training facility in Madrid’s Valdebebas suburb.

  • WR opts for biogas to fire up kitchen stoves

    Western Railway has set up a solid waste disposal and management system at Mumbai Central. It has been set up outside the Coach Care Center and has begun functioning with effect from May 23. This biogas plant will convert organic waste into gas which will be used for cooking. This major initiative is a wise decision to tread on the path towards a greener, healthier and cleaner environment. According Ravinder Bhakar, Chief

  • Atletico Madrid sign Rodrigo Hernandez from Villarreal

    Madrid : Atletico Madrid have signed a five-year contract with Villarreal’s Spanish midfielder Rodrigo Hernandez, both La Liga sides said on Thursday. Atletico Madrid reached an agreement with Villarreal months ago to sign Hernandez, reports EFE news agency. “Our club has reached an agreement with Villarreal over the transfer of Rodri. The midfielder will be an Atletico player starting July 1 on a five-year-contract,” Atletico Madrid said on their official website. The

  • GAIL India profit rises 31.8% to Rs 4,618 crore

    GAIL India posted a 31.8 per cent rise in net profit at Rs 4,618 crore for the financial year ended March 31, 2018, while revenue from operations rose 10.1 per cent to Rs 53,825 crore.

  • Cyclone Mekunu hits Yemeni island, 17 missing

    Socotra (Yemen) : Seventeen people were missing and hundreds of others evacuated from their homes on Thursday after Cyclone Mekunu hit the Yemeni island of Socotra, causing severe flooding and damage, officials said.

  • Qualifer Vipasha powers past fourth seed Sanya into semis

    Mumbai : Qualifier Vipasha Mehra of Maharashtra showed a strong will-power to fight and tremendous energy levels as she put up a gallant display to knock off fourth-seeded Sanya Singh also from Maharashtra in a marathon girls’ singles quarter-final match of the MSLTA – Yonex Sunrise 12th Ramesh Desai Memorial CCI All India Nationals Under-16 (boys & girls) Tennis Tournament 2018.

  • After two decades, Roland Garros conquers greenhouse effect

    Paris : After almost two decades of growing pains, Roland Garros, the historic but claustrophobic home of the French Open, can finally breathe easy — thanks to the ‘greenhouse effect’.