Free Press Journal
  • PVR to acquire 71.69% stake in SPI Cinemas

    New Delhi : Multiplex chain PVR on Sunday said it is acquiring 71.69 per cent stake in South India-based SPI Cinemas for about Rs 633 crore in an all cash deal.

  • Tax aspects of share buybacks

    A buyback is a corporate action in which a company buys some of its shares from the existing shareholders. The reasons for such an action may be many —

  • US to give Philippines war booty church bells back

    Manila: The US will return to the Philippines church bells seized by forces in a bloody campaign over a century ago, its embassy said on Sunday, following a demand by President Rodrigo Duterte.

  • US lawyer wrongly calls murdered AP techie Sikh

    New York: US Attorney General Jeff Sessions has erroneously referred to Indian engineer Srinivas Kuchibhotla, who was shot dead in a hate crime at a suburban Kansas City bar last year, as Sikh.

  • Bouquet, cake and half-day off for jawans on birthday: ITBP

    New Delhi : The ITBP, which mans India’s frontier with China, has decided to grant troopers a half-day off and freedom to remain off uniform on their birthday with cake-cutting as part of a new measure to bolster the morale of the personnel who spend considerable time on duty away from home.

  • 1 cop killed, 2 terrorists held in encounter in J-K

    SRINAGAR: A policeman was killed and five other security forces personnel were injured during an encounter with militants in the Batamaloo area here following which two ultras were arrested on Sunday, police said.

  • GAIL profit after tax rises 23% on better gas trading margins

    New Delhi : State-run GAIL (India) Limited registered a 23 per cent increase in Profit after Tax (PAT) in the first quarter of FY 2018-19, as against the last quarter of FY 2017-18  mainly due to better performance by gas trading and petrochemicals segments.

  • Indian cos’ compliance of CSR mandate improves with passing year: Report

    Mumbai : India and Myanmar had introduced laws mandating corporations to allocate funding to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) purposes. While India has actively implemented it, Myanmar is still struggling to do so, stated a survey conducted by The Centre for Asian Philanthropy and Society (CAPS).

  • Even without degrees, women are good managers: Lok Sabha Speaker

    Chandigarh : Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Sunday described women as “good managers” even without management degrees and stressed they have the strength to perform both within and outside their homes.