Free Press Journal
  • Biocon, Bristol-Myers ink pact for insulin drug

    New Delhi : Biotechnology major Biocon on Friday said it has entered into an agreement with Bristol-Myers Squibb for it’s oral insulin new drug candidate IN-105.

  • BHEL emerges lowest bidder for Odisha plant

    New Delhi : State-run BHEL is believed to have emerged as the lowest bidder for supplying equipment for a 1,320 MW thermal power project to be set up in Odisha. However, the financial details of the contract could not be ascertained.

  • Sensex tumbles 162 pts to two-month lows

    Mumbai: The Sensex today tumbled 162 points, extending its losing run to the sixth day, on fag-end selling after RBI dashed hopes of a rate cut and Samajwadi Party’s sudden announcement of candidates for 2014 polls made investors nervous over the political situation.
    Eurozone debt worries and rupee trading above 55-level against dollar also impacted the sentiment.

  • 2G scam

    This 2G auction did not see loss, say BJP, Left

    The BJP and the Left parties Friday countered the government attack on the Comptroller and Auditor General after the 2G spectrum auction a day ago.

  • We’re getting stupid: Here’s proof

    Human intelligence peaked a couple of thousand years ago and people are now getting stupider, a scientist said on Monday. Professor Gerald Crabtree’s words in the UK’s Independent newspaper rang true with me.

  • Ready to face even No-Confidence Motion: Govt

    New Delhi: Gearing up for opposition attack on FDI during the upcoming Parliament session, government today asserted that it was ready to face any situation, including a No-Confidence Motion, even as it was reaching out to political parties to ensure passage of key bills.

  • Freedom of press not an absolute right: Katju

    New Delhi: Contending that press freedom is “not an absolute right”, Press Council of India chief Markandey Katju today said that freedom of press “must” be “crushed” if media’s functioning leads to backwardness and “lowers the standard of living of people”.

  • If you can’t, let Laloo run the railways: Pak lawmaker to govt

    Islamabad: A Pakistani lawmaker surprised his colleagues today by suggesting that the country’s railways should be handed over to former Indian Railway Minister Laloo Prasad Yadav if the government was unable to tackle the state-run entity’s numerous problems.

  • India summons Irish envoy, hopes for independent probe

    Voicing concern and angst over the death of an Indian woman who was denied an abortion by doctors in Ireland, India on Friday summoned Irish Ambassador Feilim McLaughlin and hoped that the inquiry into the incident would be independent.

  • Rajat Gupta should pay $15 million penalty: SEC

    New York: US government has asked a court here to slap a maximum penalty of $15 million on India-born fallen Wall Street titan Rajat Gupta and permanently bar him from serving as director of any publicly-traded firm for his “terrible breach of trust” by indulging in insider trading.

  • Samajwadi Party readies for Lok Sabha polls, announces 55 candidates

    Lucknow:Uttar Pradesh’s ruling Samajwadi Party (SP) on Friday announced 55 candidates for the next general elections due in 2014, the first off the block in the race to parliament, and said that candidates for 25 seats would be declared later.

  • Clash inside gurudwara “most tragic”: Badal

    Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today strongly condemned the clash inside the premises of a gurudwara in Delhi and saw in it “a conspiracy carried out at Congress behest”.

  • 2G: Govt should move SC for re-look at Feb judgement

    New Delhi: A senior advocate appearing for many telecom companies in the 2G spectrum matter today suggested that government should think of moving the  Supreme Court for a re-look at its judgement cancelling the 122 licenses in the wake of the results of the recent auction of radio waves.