Free Press Journal
  • SC slams Lt Gov for doing nothing on Delhi garbage issue

    New Delhi : The Supreme Court on Thursday expressed displeasure on the failure of Delhi Lt Governor, whom it termed “Superman”, for not taking effective steps to tackle garbage problem in the city, after his office admitted that garbage management comes within its jurisdiction.

  • GST Council mulls simplifying returns

    New Delhi : The GST Council is likely to discuss simplifying filing of returns and assessments in its next meeting on July 21, Finance Minister Piyush Goyal said on Thursday.

  • Thailand Open: Sindhu enters quarter-finals; Kashyap, Prannoy exit

    Bangkok : Olympic silver medallist PV Sindhu was the only bright spot on a dismal day for Indian badminton as she progressed to the quarter-finals with a straight-game win at the Thailand Open World Super 500 tournament here on Thursday.

  • Mamata denounces I-T raids at hospital of Yogendra’s  sisters

    Kolkata : West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday condemned the I-T raids at a hospital owned by Swaraj India chief Yogendra Yadav’s sisters at Rewari and alleged that the BJP was using government agencies to silence opposition voices before the general election.

  • GST-like federal system needed for agriculture sector: Jaitley

    Mumbai : The Goods and Services Tax (GST) has been a big move not just in form of taxation but having a federal system where centre and states work in tandem. Now, Union Minister Arun Jaitley feels that this federal system should be considered for the agriculture sector as well.

  • Tata-Mistry feud: Chairman doesn’t enjoy a free hand, says NCLT

    Mumbai : The National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT), which upheld the removal of Cyrus Mistry as chairman of Tata Sons, said an executive chairman does not enjoy a free hand and that he also cannot assume that majority shareholders and the board would be at his “beck and call”.

  • US oil exports to India soar amid Iran curbs

    New Delhi : US crude oil exports to India hit a record in June and so far this year are almost double last year’s total as India’s refiners move to replace supplies from Iran and Venezuela in a win for the Trump administration.

  • England batsmen succumb to Kuldeep’s heroics

    Nottngham : Kuldeep Yadav’s (6-25) heroic bowling effort restricted England at a moderate 268 runs in the first match of the three ODI series at Tent Bridge here on Thursday.

  • Samant is new Mumbai coach

    Mumbai : Former Mumbai stumper Vinayak Samant has been appointed as the new coach of the Mumbai Ranji team for the upcoming season. The Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) also appointed Wilkin Mota as the coach of its under-19 team.

  • Sahara saves Aamby Valley as no takers at auction

    New Delhi : Sahara Group has managed to save its flagship property Aamby Valley near Lonavala in Pune district of Maharashtra after no buyer turned up to buy it during an auction ordered by the Supreme Court.

  • PCB provisionally suspend Shehzad

    Karachi : Pakistan batsman Ahmed Shehzad was on Thursday provisionally suspended by the country’s Cricket Board (PCB) after issuing him a notice for failing a dope test in a domestic tournament in April-May.

  • Broadcom buys biz software firm for $19 bn

    San Francisco : Semi-conductor giant Broadcom, which recently failed in a bid to buy US rival Qualcomm, announced a cash deal to buy software and services firm CA Technologies for $18.9 billion.

  • CIC: Why shouldn’t BCCI be under RTI Act?

    The ministry claimed it has no information available. Since BCCI has not been declared as public authority under the RTI Act, hence the RTI application could not be transferred to the BCCI.

  • Ricky: Kohli currently best batsman in Smith’s absence

    Melbourne : Former Australian skipper Ricky Ponting believes India captain Virat Kohli is currently the best batsman in the world only because Steve Smith is serving a year-long ban for his role in ball tampering at a Cape Town Test.