Free Press Journal
  • Deutsche Bank hid up to $12bn losses, say staff

    “British daily says Germany’s largest bank allegedly ‘failed’ to recognise up to USD 12 billion of paper losses during the financial crisis, helping the bank avoid a government bailout”

  • Cars to be more expensive from Jan as cos plan price hike

    New Delhi: It will be an expensive start to the year for car buyers in 2013 with automobile companies led by Maruti Suzuki India deciding to hike prices of their vehicles, and others also considering a similar move.

  • IFC ready to partner Religare in proposed banking foray

    New Delhi: The International Finance Corporation (IFC), part of the World Bank Group, said on Thursday it is open to the idea of partnering with Religare Enterprises in its proposed banking foray.

  • Operating on a every day, every week basis: Sistema Shyam

    New Delhi: Telecom operator Sistema Shyam Teleservices, whose licences expire in January, is operating on a “every day, every week basis” even as the company is awaiting the Supreme Court decision on the curative petition.

  • Top Congress leader Narhari Amin joins BJP

    Ahmedabad: In a major blow to Congress ahead of the Gujarat Assembly polls, senior party leader and former Deputy Chief Minister Narhari Amin switched sides and joined the BJP with his supporters here today.

  • Digvijay must come out with evidence against BJP

    New Delhi: Congress leader Digvijay Singh who claimed to have evidence of corruption against some BJP leaders, should come out with it, Union Minister Kapil Sibal said today.

  • BJP misused CBI during its tenure: Mayawati

    New Delhi: BSP supremo Mayawati today targetted BJP alleging that CBI was misused against her during NDA rule and dismissed its charge that she was siding with UPA on FDI issue because of government pressure through the investigating agency.

  • “BJP is bigger evil than Cong-JDS”, says Yeddyurappa

    Bangalore: A week after snapping his four decade old association with BJP, former Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa today dubbed it ‘a bigger evil’ than Congress and JDS and vowed never to return to his former party.

  • Egypt army deploys tanks near Prez palace; 5 killed in clashes

    Cairo: Egypt’s army today deployed tanks outside the Presidential Palace here after overnight clashes between supporters and opponents of Islamist President Mohamed Morsi killed at least five people and left nearly 450 injured as rampaging mobs targeted offices of the Muslim Brotherhood.

  • Need alternate way to eliminate terrorists, says Pak PM

    Islamabad: Hours after a US drone strike in North Waziristan, Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf today expressed Pakistan’s opposition to the campaign by the CIA-operated spy planes and said the two sides should find “alternative ways to eliminate terrorists”.

  • Malik delays his trip to India by a few days

    Islamabad: Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik’s planned trip to India has been delayed by a few days and will now visit New Delhi on December 14.

  • Pak govt free to make public Bhutto probe: Anti-terror court

    Islamabad: A Pakistani anti-terrorism court has ruled that the government does not need permission from any authority to make public the findings of the probe into the Benazir Bhutto assassination case or judicial proceedings against those accused of involvement in her murder.

  • US aware of Assad asylum offers: State

    Washington: The United States said it was aware of informal offers of asylum to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad by countries in the Middle East and elsewhere.

  • SC reserves order on Kudankulam nuclear plant

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court today reserved its order on a plea seeking a stay on commissioning of the Kudankulam nuclear plant till all safety measures are put in place.

  • Punjab cop killed for protecting daughter from eve-teasers

    Amritsar: SAD leader Ranjit Singh Rana and another co-accused were today arrested in the case of gunning down of an Assistant Sub Inspector of Punjab Police while saving his daughter from eve teasers.