Free Press Journal
  • NCLAT seeks details of Walmart-Flipkart’s biz model in India 

    New Delhi : The National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) has asked US retail major Walmart and e-commerce major Flipkart to explain their way of doing business in India. NCLAT, which is also an appellate authority over the Competition Commission of India (CCI), has asked Walmart International Holdings to file its reply before it by September 20, 2018.

  • EC defers Telangana decision till Monday

    New Delhi : The Election Commission on Friday deferred until Monday any decision on the elections in Telangana only after getting a report from the state’s CEO (Chief Electoral Officer) on finalisation of the electoral rolls and other requirements.

  • If Trump is unfit, use constitutional powers to remove him: Senator

    Washington : A US Senator has said it was time to use constitutional powers to remove President Trump from office if top officials thought he was unfit for the job. “If senior administration officials think the President of the US is unable to do his job, they should invoke the 25th Amendment,” Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren told CNN.

  • India to soon launch 1st smart fence project along Pak border: BSF DG

    New Delhi : The first ‘smart fence’ pilot project, which entails deploying laser fences and technology enabled barriers to plug venerable gaps along India’s borders, is expected to be formally launched by Home Minister Rajnath Singh later this month, the BSF chief said Friday.

  • FB expert, tied to Cambridge Analytica, quits

    San Francisco: After becoming infamous for helping the controversial British political consultancy firm Cam­b­ri­dge Analytica harvest tens of millions of Facebook users’ profiles, a psychology researcher with the social networking giant has left the company, the media reported.

  • Govt invites bids to sell CEL

    New Delhi: The government on Friday invited bids for sale of 100 per cent stake in Central Electronics (CEL). The department of Investment and Public Asset Management has invited Expression of Interest (EoI) from interested bidders having minimum net worth of Rs 50 crore as on March 31, 2018.

  • 3 PSBs face Rs 3-cr fine over delay in fraud detection

    Mumbai : The Reserve Bank has imposed a total penalty of Rs 3 crore on three state-run banks of Union Bank of India, Bank of India and Bank of Maharashtra for delay in detection and reporting of fraud in some accounts.

  • Indian among 3 killed in Ohio bank shooting; suspect dead

    Pruthviraj Kandepi, who hailed from Andhra’s Guntur dist, was killed when 29-year-old Omar Enrique Santa Perez from the town of North Bend, Ohio, opened fire at the headquarters for the Fifth Third Bank.

  • Fin data of 3,80,000 customers hacked: BA

    London : British Airways (BA) on Friday said personal and financial data of its nearly 3,80,000 customers who booked online on its website and mobile app has been compromised.

  • J&J looks to pay damages to patients hit by hip implants

    New Delhi : Johnson & Johnson (J&J) said on Friday it is looking to work with the Indian government to provide compensation to patients who suffered on account of hip implants manufactured by its subsidiary DePuy International.

  • Cops disguised as stone pelters to catch real culprits

    SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir Police Friday adopted a fresh strategy of nabbing stone pelters by planting its men among them at historic Jama Masjid downtown to arrest the real culprits in action.

  • Govt liabilities hit Rs 79.8 L-cr

    New Delhi : Total liabilities of the government increased to Rs 79.8 lakh crore at end-June 2018 from Rs 77.98 lakh crore at end-March 2018, data on public debt showed. Public debt accounted for 89.3 per cent of total outstanding liabilities at end-June 2018 with internal debt accounting for 83.0 per cent share.

  • Hardik Patel shifted to hospital on 14th day of quota fast

    Gandhinagar : A political time-bomb of sorts began ticking in Gujarat on Friday when fasting patidar quota stir leader, Hardik Patel was rushed to hospital after he complained of breathlessness and report of supportive protest demonstrations poured in from Morbi, Amreli and Botad in Saurashtra region, the cradle of farmer unrest in Gujarat.

  • J&K: PDP too will stay away from civic polls

    Srinagar : Two days after the National Conference announced its decision to stay away from the local body polls, the Peoples Democratic Party on Friday too decided not to participate in the upcoming municipal and panchayat polls in Jammu and Kashmir.

  • CAD eases to 2.4% of GDP in Q1

    Mumbai : India’s current account deficit (CAD) as a percentage of GDP declined marginally to 2.4 per cent in the April-June quarter of 2018-19 against 2.5 per cent in the year-ago period, the RBI data released on Friday showed.

  • Govt looks to sell AI’s ground-handling arm

    New Delhi : The government is mulling strategic sale of Air India subsidiary AIATSL to raise funds and help cut debt of the national carrier, according to official sources.

  • HC seeks response of AIMIM over plea to deregister it as political party

    New Delhi : The Delhi High Court on Friday sought response of Asaduddin Owaisi-led AIMIM on a plea seeking to quash its registration as a political party, alleging that it raises issues concerning only Muslims and seeks votes in the name of religion.

  • People without shelter can’t be left to fend for themselves: SC

    New Delhi : Taking the government to task on the issue of urban homeless, the Supreme Court Friday said the people without shelter cannot be “left to fend for themselves” as there were “grand plans” which were not implemented.

  • 12 Thais held for FB post on rape

    Bangkok : Police in Thailand have arrested 12 people who shared a Facebook post about a rape allegation by a British tourist who claims that the police refused to accept her complaint when she reported the crime.