Free Press Journal
  • Congress flags 60 lakh fake voters in Madhya Pradesh, EC orders probe

    BHOPAL: Taking cognizance of the Congress complaint of hundreds of alleged discrepancies in the voters’ list in Madhya Pradesh, the Election Commission on Sunday ordered a probe. In its complaint, the Congress has flagged off 60 lakh fake voters. The commission has tasked senior IAS officers with the probe which will involve an extensive investigation and even door-to-door verification.

  • Two-day Governors conference to begin today

    New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind, will preside over a two-day Conference of Governors and Lt. Governors today and tomorrow, at Rashtrapati Bhavan. This will be the 49th such Conference to be held in Rashtrapati Bhavan and the second Conference to be presided over by President Kovind.

  • Zverev marches into quarters

    The German second seed downs Khachanov to enter last eight of Grand Slam for the first time

  • 100% hearsay, says Serena as she slams Sharapova’s book

    “The book was a lot about me. I was surprised about that, to be honest. You know, I was, like, ‘oh, okay. I didn’t expect to be reading a book about me, that wasn’t necessarily true’”  Serena Williams …

  • Interviews for MDs, EDs for PSBs from June 13

    New Delhi: Newly-constituted Banks Board Bureau (BBB), headed by former DoPT Secretary B P Sharma, will undertake its first major assignment of shortlisting candidates for about 30 top level vacancies in the public sector banks beginning June 13. There are already some vacancies at the managing director (MD) and at the executive director (ED) level and some would be created during the current fiscal, sources said. In all, there are places for

  • Rabada wins  Proteas’ top player prize

    Johannesburg : Kagiso Rabada, the world’s number one Test bowler, was named South Africa’s Cricketer of the Year. The award came at the end of a 12-month period during which Rabada, 23, was a consistent match-winner — and subject of disciplinary hearings.

  • Jio’s suit against COAI makes relationship difficult: Rajan

    New Delhi : Telecom industry body COAI on Sunday said that issues with Reliance Jio could have been resolved through conversation as lawsuit against the association makes relationship difficult with the member.

  • ‘Hand of govt’ lifts Q4 GDP growth: HSBC

    New Delhi : The “hand of government” was the main driver behind the rise in January-March GDP growth to 7.7 per cent as exports and private consumption disappointed, says an HSBC report.

  • England hammer Pakistan to win second Test and square the series

    Leeds : England thrashed Pakistan by an innings and 55 runs to win the second cricket Test at Headingley here on Sunday. Victory, completed inside three days, saw England level the two-match series at 1-1 after Pakistan won the first Test at Lord’s by nine wickets.

  • I-T to vet Flipkart-Walmart deal after it gets approval

    New Delhi : E-commerce major Flipkart has shared ‘some details’ with the I-T authorities on its $16 billion deal with US-based Walmart, but the tax department will act only after regulatory approvals have been obtained, an official said.

  • Tax planning with housing finance

    Both the deductions u/s 24 on interest on housing loan and u/s 80C on principal repayment are allowed only when the income from house property becomes chargeable to tax. In other words, the construction should be complete, the flat should be ready for occupation and the municipal annual value should be known.

  • UK’s jihadi jails empty over human rights fears: Report

    London : Britain’s high-security prison units created to house the country’s most dangerous convicted terrorists, dubbed as “jihadi jails”, are going empty as the Prison Service fears being legally challenged on human rights grounds.

  • Rashid, Zadran star as Afghan beat Bangladesh by 45 runs

    Dehradun : Afghanistan spin sensation Rashid Khan (3-13) and pacer Shapoor Zadran (3-40) shared six wickets between them as Bangladesh failed to chase down 168-run target in the first T-20 international here. Afghanistan registered 45-run win as  Bangladesh could manage to score only  122 runs in 19 overs. Opener Liton Das top scored for Bangladesh with 30 runs.