Free Press Journal
  • Army Chief has a right to retire with dignity: Gen Singh

    New Delhi: An Army Chief “has a right to retire with dignity”, Gen V K Singh has pleaded before the Supreme Court while accepting the government’s right to determine his tenure.

  • World Bank sharply lowers global economic growth rate

    Washington: The World Bank Tuesday sharply lowered its global economic growth rate forecast to 2.5 percent in 2012 from its previous estimate of 3.6 percent, amid risks triggered by the ongoing eurozone crisis.

  • Govt nod for start of production from Cairn’s Bhagyam oilfield

    New Delhi: After months of delay, the government has given Cairn India the go-ahead for commencement of production from the Bhagyam oilfield, the second-largest find in the exploration firm’s prolific Rajasthan block.

  • Yahoo co-founder Jerry Yang quits

    New York: Internet company Yahoo has said its co-founder Jerry Yang has quit the company he founded 17 years ago.

  • Gilani in no mood to tone down battle with judiciary

    Islamabad: Beleaguered Pakistan government appears to be in no mood to tone down in the battle of attrition when Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani appears before the Supreme Court tomorrow in compliance with its direction.

  • Army Chief meets Def Secy; Govt says moving SC unhealthy

    New Delhi: Amid the face-off over the age issue, Army Chief Gen V K Singh today met Defence Secretary Shashikant Sharma even as the government expressed unhappiness over the “unhealthy precedent” set by the head of the force by going to court.

  • Issue of foreign equity in Indian carriers gets mixed response

    New Delhi: Government’s decision to consider allowing foreign airlines pick equity in Indian carriers today received a mixed response with its opponents saying foreign airlines would finally dominate the Indian sky.

  • Delhi govt making false promises ahead of MCD polls: BJP

    New Delhi: BJP today accused the Delhi government of making fraudulent statements and false promises to misguide the people ahead of elections to the Municipal Corporation of Delhi.

  • Be ready to face legal action for objectionable content: Katju

    Bhopal: Press Council of India (PCI) Chairman Justice Markandey Katju has said that social networking sites like Facebook and Google should be ready to face legal action on failure to remove objectionable content uploaded on them.

  • Penguin India Turns 25

    India’s number one publisher announces a year-long celebration of the joy of reading in its silver jubilee year

  • Missing documents make CWG OC legal battle tough

    New Delhi: The Commonwealth Games Organising Committee has found that some of the documents related to court cases filed by private companies are missing from its files.

  • Now Search for the Cheapest Flights on Facebook and Twitter

    New Delhi: iXiGO.com, India’s leading travel search engine, is breaking new ground with the launch of a natural language flight search tool for Facebook and Twitter. The tool will allow Facebook and Twitter users to post a flight request on a wall or send a message to a Twitter page and receive the cheapest flight fare and details within minutes.

  • Wikipedia goes black to protest against anti-piracy law

    New York/Houston: Wikipedia, the online encyclopedia and other popular websites went dark today as search engine Google blotted its logo as part of protests to stop Internet piracy legislation being considered by the US Congress.

  • Mayawati should think before hitting out at EC order: SY Quraishi

    New Delhi: Talking tough, Chief Election Commissioner SY Quraishi today said Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati should think before criticising the EC order to cover her statues and BSP’s poll symbols in government parks.

  • Mansoor Ijaz getsPakistani visa; to travel on January 24

    Islamabad: Controversial Pakistani-American businessman Mansoor Ijaz, who made public the mysterious memo that triggered a row between the government and the military, has been issued a visa so that he can travel to Islamabad to testify before a judicial commission investigating the issue.

  • Govt to address slippages in economic parameters in budget: FM

    New Delhi: Admitting that the situation has not changed much during the past one year, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee today said that he will have to address the slippages in economic parameters in the upcoming budget.

  • US open to work with India on missile shield

    Washington: Weeks after offering to sell its F-35 fifth generation fighter jets, the US today said it was open to work with India on joint development of a ballistic missile shield.

  • 130 people evacuated from snow-hit areas of Jammu & Kashmir

    Jammu: Over 130 people have been evacuated from the snow-hit areas of Jammu and Kashmir following reports of trapped people and damaged houses due to heavy snowfall in upper reaches of the region.