Free Press Journal
  • ITC open to buying Horlicks at ‘right price’

    Kolkata : Diversified conglomerate ITC on Friday said it is open to acquisition of GlaxoSmithKline’s (GSK) Horlicks brand when it is put up for sale, provided the price is “right”.

  • Philippines national basketball team pull out of Asian Games

    Manila : The Philippines national basketball team said on Friday it has pulled out of the Asian Games as it prepares to appeal sanctions handed down over a nasty on-court brawl with Australia at a World Cup qualifier.

  • India U-19 hammer Sri Lanka to claim series 2-0

    Hambantota : India U-19 completed their domination of Sri Lanka with another emphatic result — a victory by an innings and 147 runs in the second ‘Youth Test’ here on Friday.

  • Facebook awaits government nod to start WhatsApp payment app

    New Delhi : Facing intense scrutiny in India over the spread of misinformation and fake news on WhatsApp, its parent company Facebook has said it is waiting for a green signal from the government to roll out peer-to-peer payments feature for over 200 million users on the instant mobile messaging platform.

  • Samsung unit chief quits over $105 bn stock blunder

    Seoul : The chief executive of Samsung Securities resigned after the company was punished by South Korea’s financial regulator because an employee’s error sparked a $105 billion “ghost stock” blunder.

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    VDU of Haldia refinery isolated after minor fire incident

    Mumbai: Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) has shut one of its vacuum distillation units at Haldia refinery following a minor incident of fire, the country’s top refiner said on Friday.

  • Zensar to acquire US co Indigo Slate

    New Delhi : IT firm Zensar on Friday said it will acquire US-based Indigo Slate for about $18 million, a move that will strengthen the Indian company’s capabilities in the fast-growing digital services segment.

  • In Germany, Ozil racism row sparks #MeTwo debate

    Frankfurt : Thousands of people in Germany with migrant backgrounds are sharing stories of everyday discrimination under the hashtag #MeTwo, inspired by football star Mesut Ozil’s resignation from Germany’s national team over racism.

  • Kunal Patel stuns Maanav Shah MCF-4 Star All -Mumbai ranking tournament

    MUMBAI : Kunal Patel put up sizzling display as he rallied  brilliantly after trailing 0-2 to turn the tables on third-seeded  Maanav Shah to storm into the  junior boys singles pre-quarter-finals  of the  MCF-4 Star All -Mumbai ranking tournament, hosted by Mandpeshwar Civic Federation at their sports complex at Borivali here on Frday.

  • Bengaluru FC to play Barca ‘B’ in Spain

    Bengaluru : Bengaluru FC, one of Indian football’s best clubs in recent years, will be up against the reserve teams of Spanish giants FC Barcelona and Villarreal in their pre-season friendly matches.

  • The Sports Gurukul talent hunt for football, basketball

    Mumbai : The Sports Gurukul (TSG), a renowned sporting organization whose principle motto is to promote and develop various sports at the grassroots level, will conduct a talent hunt program to select youngsters to be trained under qualified coaches in football and basketball.

  • HCL Tech profit increases 10%

    New Delhi : IT firm HCL Technologies on Friday reported a 10 per cent increase in consolidated net profit at Rs 2,431 crore for the first quarter ended June 30, 2018.

  • BoB net soars 2-fold as bad loan provisions fall

    New Delhi : Public sector lender Bank of Baroda on Friday reported a more than two-fold jump in net profit at Rs 528.26 crore for the first quarter of 2018-19 as provisions for bad loans dropped.