Free Press Journal
  • Roger Federer eyes top spot return in Stuttgart

    Stuttgart (Germany) : Roger Federer said on monday his motivation is sky-high as he bids for a possible return to the number one ranking if he reaches the final at the Stuttgart Cup.

  • I fear for my life: Abused IAS officer

    Rohtak : The 28-year-old woman IAS officer, who has accused Haryana Additional Chief Secretary Sunil Gulati of sexual harassment, said this has not happened with her for the first time as she was earlier harassed by other officers when she was posted in Ambala, Kosli and Dabwali.

  • How the top guns are shaping up

    The phoney war is over and most of the favourites have arrived in Russia ahead of the kick-off Thursday. A look at the favourites.

  • Fortis board defers approving financial results again

    New Delhi: Fortis Healthcare on Monday said its board has again deferred approval of quarterly and annual financial results for the period ended March 31, 2018, saying more time is needed to consider the aspects of outcome of an internal investig ation on alleged financial irregularities. The date for the approval of the accounts will be June 25, it  said. The company in another filing said the date for submission of the

  • Liquor ban to stay, excise law to be reviewed: Bihar CM

    Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday said that the liquor ban would remain in force, though his government was planning to amend the excise law in view of complaints about misuse of its stringent provisions.

  • Kia’s first e-car to hit Indian roads by 2021

    New Delhi : South Korean auto maker Kia plans to roll out electric and hybrid vehicles from its upcoming plant at Anantpur in Andhra Pradesh and is targeting to launch an electric vehicle in India by 2021, said a top company official.

  • Economy judged by people’s life: Chidu

    New Delhi : Former Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Monday tore apart the Modi government for thousands of empty words on the Indian economy since its fourth anniversary celebrations began on May 26, asserting that what matters to the overwhelming majority is whether the economy made their life worse or better.

  • GSC bags Motiram Cup; CCI Ullal trophy

    MUMBAI : Defending champions Goregaon Sports Club were made to fight all the way by  last year’s finalists hosts Bombay Gymkhana before they prevailed 2-1 to retain their hold on the Motiram Cup (for men) on  the final day of  the IndusInd Bank-Motiram Cup Inter-Club Badminton tournament, hosted by Bombay Gymkhana here.

  • Rs500-cr credit enhancement fund by July

    Mumbai : The government is likely to launch a Rs 500-crore credit enhancement fund next month to facilitate infrastructure investments by insurance and pension funds, said Kumar Vinay Pratap, joint secretary (infrastructure, policy and finance), ministry of finance (MoF) on Monday.

  • Lesbian couple throws baby into river, ends life

    Ahmedabad: A lesbian couple allegedly committed suicide after throwing a three-year-old child of one of them in the Sabarmati river here on Monday, the police said.

  • Tyrone, Vikrant march into quarter-finals

    Mumbai : The top two seeds Tyrone Pereira and Vikrant Ninave strolled into the quarter-final round of the Boys’ under-17 singles event of the CCI-Greater Mumbai District Badminton Championship.

  • Usha Martin puts steel unit on block

    New Delhi : Steel wire maker Usha Martin on Monday said it is planning to sell its steel business and has set up a committee to evaluate proposals in this regard. “Its board at its meeting held on Monday has decided to explore the sale of its steel business in order to achieve the objective of deleveraging the company,” Usha Martin said.

  • Reignites the artist and storyteller within you!

    The Indian chapter of International Advertising Association (IAA) has successfully managed to reignite the artists and storyteller within the participants who took part in an interactive session. This session was hosted by Manish Advani.

  • Team India showed character and resilience, says coach Constantine

    Mumbai : The Indian football team showed a lot of character and resilience in its title-winning Intercontinental Cup campaign and the attitude would be crucial to ensuring that the country doesn’t just make up the numbers in next year’s AFC Asian Cup, feels national coach Stephane Constantine.

  • Govt plans all-India exam for FY bachelor degree

    New Delhi : The University Grants Commission (UGC) has mooted the idea of an all-India examination for the final-year bachelor degree students as part of its examination reforms.

  • Switzerland: A talented squad with a tough draw

    Bern : Switzerland fans have waited a long time to see their expectations exceeded at a major tournament. And while the team appears good enough on paper to progress to the knockout stages in Russia, a tough draw makes that a trickier prospect than it might have been.

  • ‘Sustainability from the Inside Out’ to be hosted in Manhattan

    The Bhakti Centre (TBC), located in the heart of Manhattan, an educational and cultural centre centered on the Vedic values, recently hosted a unique confluence of academicians, diplomats, researchers, monks and in general enthusiasts concerned with the topic of sustainability according to a release issue. ‘Sustainability from the Inside Out’, as the conference was named, was hosted conjointly by Govardhan Eco Village, Mumbai and the Sacred Ecology Forum, to explore the profound