Free Press Journal
  • Presidential poll on September 4: EC

    The presidential election in Pakistan will be held on September 4, the country’s EC said on Thursday.

  • Bridge collapse: Italy PM declares emergency

    Rome : Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte on Wednesday declared a 12-month state of emergency after a section of a motorway bridge recently collapsed in Genoa that claimed 39 lives.

  • ‘Russian scribes shot in Africa were ambushed’

    Moscow: Three Russian journalists killed in Central Africa last month as they reported on Russian mercenaries there were targeted in an ambush, a media organisation that was backing them said on Thursday.

  • Listing time of debt securities’ public issue cut

    New Delhi : Markets regulator Sebi on Thursday drastically cut the timeline for listing of debt securities to six days from 12 days at present, in order to make the existing process of issuance of such securities simpler and cost effective.

  • 81 firms under NSE ASM framework

    New Delhi : As many as 81 firms have come under the Additional Surveillance Measure (ASM) framework of the NSE, according to the latest data available with the exchange.

  • India-born British billionaire launches renewable plan in Oz

     Canberra : India-born British billionaire Sanjeev Gupta has launched a $1 billion, one-gigawatt renewable energy plan based in South Australia’s mid-north that he says will lead the country’s industry transition to more competitive power.

  • Empire State Bldg, Niagara lit-up in Tricolour

    New York : The iconic Empire State Building and Niagara Falls were illuminated with the Tricolour to mark India’s 72nd Independence Day with the Indian diaspora in the US celebrating the occasion, showcasing the country’s rich cultural heritage and history in a series of events.

  • Walmart sees sales rise at stores, online

    New York : Walmart raised its financial outlook for the year after beating Wall Street’s expectations for its fiscal second quarter and seeing the strongest growth in more than a decade in sales at established stores.