Free Press Journal
  • PM inaugurates Bansagar canal project in Mirzapur

     Mirzapur (UP) : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday launched a number of projects including the much awaited Bansagar canal which is expected to provide a big boost to irrigation.

  • Hafiz-Muhammad-Saeed

    Ahead of Pakistan polls, FB disables accounts of Saeed’s political party

    Lahore : Ahead of the general election in Pakistan, Facebook has disabled numerous accounts and pages of the Islamist Milli Muslim League (MML), in a setback to the political outfit launched by Mumbai terror attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed-led Jamaat-ud-Dawa, according to a media report on Sunday.

  • Panel to review penal provisions under cos law

    New Delhi : The government on Sunday said it has constituted a 10-member committee to review the penal provisions under the companies law and examine de-criminalisation of certain offences.

  • Ronaldinho, Will Smith shine in closing ceremony

    Moscow : Brazilian football legend Ronaldinho and United States actor and musician Will Smith were among the stars rocking the stage on Sunday for the World Cup closing ceremony, ahead of the final match pitting France against Croatia.

  • Woman lawyer raped by senior

    New Delhi: A woman lawyer was allegedly raped by a senior advocate in his chamber in South Delhi’s Saket court, police said on Sunday.

  • Pak issues red warrant against ex-minister Dar

    Islamabad : Pakistan has issued a red warrant against former finance minister Ishaq Dar, who has been declared absconder by an accountability court in a corruption case, the Interior Ministry told the Supreme Court.

  • Djoko dumps Anderson

    Serbian beats eighth seed to clinch his fourth Wimbledon title and 13th Grand Slam

  • UK min quits over lewd messages to barmaids

    London : A British government minister said on Sunday that he had resigned and was “deeply ashamed” after being exposed sending an avalanche of lewd social media messages to a couple of barmaids.

  • 151 FPOs open trading accounts in NCDEX

    Mumbai : Just recently Nabard (an acronym for the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development) decided to promote 5,000 farmer producer organisations (FPOs) in the next couple of years. This means some of them will surely translate into clients for trading platforms like NCDEX (National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange). This commodity trading platform has already managed to get 151 FPOs to open their accounts with it.

  • A K Capital leads race to manage first debt ETF

    New Delhi : Debt advisory services firm A K Capital Services is likely to manage India’s first Debt Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) proposed to be set up for PSUs and state banks to raise long-term funds from the market. Two advisory services firms — Trust Investment Advisors and A K Capital Services — had made presentations before the Department of Investment and Public Asset Management on July 13.

  • Pak’s Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province sets up special units to protect politicians

    Peshawar : Pakistan’s troubled Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province has set up Joint Crisis Management Units (JCMU) to protect politicians, after a spate of terror attacks killed nearly 150 people, including 2 top political leaders ahead of the general elections in the country, a media report said on Sunday.

  • PNB bad-loan recovery in Q1 tops FY18 level

    New Delhi : Scam-hit PNB’s recovery of over Rs 7,700 crore in bad loans during the first quarter in the current fiscal has surpassed the total amount it recovered in the entire 2017-18 financial year, indicating that it has embarked on the turnaround path, the bank’s top official has said.

  • Eight-time Mt Everest climber missing in Karakoram range

    Darjeeling : Eight-time Mount Everest climber Pemba Sherpa has gone missing while returning with a team of mountaineers after successfully scaling the 7,672 metre-high Saser Kangri peak in the Karakoram range.

  • Rahane and Vijay set to play for India ‘A’

    Worcester : With just a fortnight to go for the start of Test series, opener Murali Vijay and vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane will be looking to get into the groove in India A’s last first-class engagement, against England Lions at the County Ground in Worcester beginning on Monday.

  • Behind bars for being daughter of Nawaz Sharif, says Maryam

    Lahore : Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz leader Maryam Nawaz, who was arrested along with her father Nawaz Sharif upon their arrival in Lahore, has said that she is in prison for being the daughter of a brave man.

  • One India, One Election will save time and money: Rajini

    Chennai : At a time when major political parties in Tamil Nadu are opposed to the Central government’s proposal of ‘One India, One Election’, actor-turned-politician Rajinikanth on Sunday came out in support of it.