Free Press Journal
  • Peru eases past Scotland

    Continues winning streak to 13 games ahead of World Cup

  • Salah likely to be out for a month

    London : In a body blow for Egypt and their star striker Mohamed Salah, Liverpool’s physio has said that the player faced three to four weeks out with the shoulder injury suffered in the UEFA Champions League final.

  • Tata Steel told to clarify stand on Bhushan dues

    New Delhi : The company law appellate tribunal on Wednesday asked Tata Steel if it will clear the statutory dues like income tax and GST of Bhushan Steel, a company it had acquired in the insolvency proceedings earlier this month.

  • Vedanta gets nod to pay Rs 5,320 cr to Electrosteel lenders

    New Delhi: The NCLAT on Wednesday allowed Vedanta to make an upfront payment of Rs 5,320 crore to lenders for acquiring Electrosteel.A two-member bench also said this payment would be subject to the outcome of the petition filed by Renaissance Steel challenging Vedanta’s bid. “During the pendency, the parties may act as far the approved resolution plan and the resolution applicant may deposit the upfront amount to creditors subject to the order

  • Atlanta auditor quits

    Mumbai : Price Waterhouse Chartered Accountants has resigned as statutory auditor of diversified firm Atlanta for the year ended March 31, 2018, Atlanta said in an exchange  filing.

  • Brazil ready to atone for 2014 pain: Silva

    London : Thiago Silva has vowed that Brazil will be physically and mentally prepared when the FIFA World Cup starts in Russia on June 14.

  • Iranian Fazel Atrachali becomes costliest buy in PKL auctions

    Mumbai :  Iranian defender Fazel Atrachali became the costliest buy in the history of the Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) after being pocketed by U Mumba for a whopping Rs 1 crore at the league’s foreign player auctions here on Wednesday.

  • Binani lenders okay UltraTech acquisition

    New Delhi : The lenders of Binani Cement have issued letter of intent to UltraTech after approving its bid to acquire the company under the bankruptcy code, Aditya Birla group firm said on Wednesday. The Committee of Creditors (CoC) of Binani Cement on May 28 approved the resolution Plan submitted by UltraTech Cement, it said.

  • Skipper Bharucha confident India will make a memorable debut in Asian Rugby XVs

    Mumbai : Vahbiz Bharucha, captain of the Indian Women’s Rugby XVs team, is confident of a good showing from her girls and believes that the Indian team will make a memorable debut in the Asia Rugby Women’s Championship – Division 1 Rugby XVs to be held at the Queenstown Stadium, Singapore from June 2-8.

  • Change in shipping policy to put JNPT in troubled waters

    Mumbai : The Ministry of Shipping’s recent decision to relax restrictions on the movement of export-import cargo by foreign ships between and among Indian ports could have disastrous consequences for the domestic shipping industry and the economy.

  • POWERGRID’s PAT crosses Rs 8,000 cr for FY2017-18

    MumbaI : State-run, Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (POWERGRID), has posted a net profit of Rs 8,239 crore on a total income of  Rs 30,766 crore for FY 2017-18, registering a growth of about 16 per in total income and 10 per cent in net profit as compared to FY 2016-17, on a standalone basis.

  • Blue Star expands range of water purifiers

    Bengaluru : Blue Star Limited announced the launch of a range of residential water purifiers with RO, UV, RO+UV and RO+UV+UF technologies and said it is targeting to reach a market share of around 10 per cent in about three years. These include models with an innovative Immuno Boost Technology, which provides alkaline antioxidant water.

  • Real Kashmir FC qualifies for I-League

    Bengaluru : Real Kashmir FC today became the first football club from Jammu and Kashmir to qualify for the country’s top tier I-League after they won the second division league by beating Delhi side Hindustan FC 3-2 here on Wednesday.

  • Portugal: Victory a difficult mission for Ronaldo

    2018 marks Portugal’s seventh appearance at the World Cup and their fifth in a row. Their best performance came on their debut in 1966, when they finished third after losing to hosts England in the semi-finals. They also reached the semis in 2006, losing to France.

  • Telangana takes a leap

    Telangana, Chief Minister, K Chandrasekhar Rao successfully rolled out over 50 incentives and sops that can go a long way in making agriculture in the region flourish. This is predominantly arid regions of Telagnana (without irrigation canals and agri motor run bore well farming).

  • ONGC reports 11.4% rise in net profit for FY 18

    New Delhi : State-run oil marketing company, ONGC, has registered a gross revenue of Rs 85, 004 crore in FY 2018 as against Rs 77,907 crore in FY 2017, resulting in an increase of 9.1 per cent. The company has made 12 discoveries in FY 2017-2018, three in FY 2018-2019 (till date).