Free Press Journal
  • Emami rules out buying Horlicks

    New Delhi: Home grown FMCG major Emami on Monday said it was not in the race to buy health drink brands Horlicks and Complan, which are on the block. Emami has been linked to the two brands with reports suggesting that the Kolkata-based firm is among the potential buyers for GSK Consumer Healthcare’s Horlicks and Kraft Heinz’s Complan.

  • Pregnant NZ minister pedals to hospital

    Wellington : New Zealand’s Minister for Women Julie Anne Genter has taken the cycle of life to a whole new level, biking her way to hospital for the birth of her first child. Genter, a Green MP and keen cyclist, chose pedal power for Sunday’s one kilometre journey from her home to Auckland City Hospital for the delivery.

  • Reinsurance premium may go up for flood risk cover

    Chennai: Even as different estimates of losses suffered by Kerala in the monsoon floods are doing the rounds, general insurance experts on Monday said that there will certainly be an increase in the premium charged by reinsurers for covering flood risks.

  • DMK all set to name Stalin as party chief on August 28

    Chennai : DMK is all set to elect MK Stalin, its working president and younger son of late party patriarch M Karunanidhi as party chief at its general council meet on August 28 here.

  • UP will name statues, roads after great personalities

    Lucknow : UP Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya on Monday said the UP government will name roads after BSP founder Manyavar Kanshiram and socialist ideologue Ram Manohar Lohia.

  • Siddharth Parikh wins CCI Billiards crown

    Mumbai : Siddharth Parikh of Railways played plenty of grit and determination and like a true fighter rose to the challenge and came out trumps to emerge champion.

  • TPG Capital in talks to invest in Jet Air

    Mumbai : Private equity firm TPG Capital is considering investing in Jet Airways but is not close to finalising a deal, two sources with knowledge of the matter said, a plan that could raise money for the beleaguered airline.

  • Coca-Cola India announces changes to its leadership team

    Coca-Cola India announced changes to its leadership structure. The new structure is designed to enable the India and South West Asia business to be a growth engine for The Coca-Cola Company by capitalising on emerging opportunities while continuing to build on talent development. Announcing the change, T Krishnakumar, President, Coca-Cola India and South West Asia said, “We believe there are significant opportunities that lie ahead of us to grow our portfolio and

  • Need to cut down thrust on consortium lending: SBI

    Mumbai : State Bank chairman Rajnish Kumar on Monday called for scaling down thrust on consortium lending, saying over-dependence on this has only led to bad loan pile-up as it has been inordinately delaying loan appraisals. He also said NPAs rose because bankers don’t approach a borrower with the mind of a CBI/ED sleuth, but with trust.

  • Citi group pumps $35 mn into realty portals

    New Delhi : News Corp-backed Elara Technologies, which owns realty portals Housing.com, PropTiger.com and Makaan.com, has raised $35 million (around Rs 245 crore) as debt from Citi Singapore to invest in new products, technology and expansion for next phase of growth, a top company official said.

  • Dzire overtakes Alto as best-selling PV model

    New Delhi : Maruti Suzuki India’s (MSI) compact sedan Dzire became the best-selling passenger vehicle (PV) model in July in India, overtaking entry level small car Alto from the company’s stable.

  • Mumbai Cricket Aassociation rejects plea to remove selectors

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) backed its senior selection committee headed by Ajit Agarkar and on Monday rejected a demand from one of its members to hold a Special General Meeting to remove the panel.