Free Press Journal
  • Second Japan atomic plant at fault risk: experts

    Toky: A second nuclear plant in Japan sits atop a possibly active seismic fault, government-appointed experts said today, days after the first facility was said to be at risk.

  • Fund infusion in AI necessary to keep airfares in check: FM

    New Delhi: Reflecting concerns of members, Finance Minister P Chidambaram today said in the Lok Sabha he was not happy with implementation of Air India’s turnaround plan, but is injecting Rs 2,000 crore to keep the national carrier afloat to check any spurt in fares.

  • Assad will not be a part of Syrian future: White House

    Washington: With the opposition coalition gradually gaining ground in Syria and now being formally recognised by the United States, the White House has said the President Bashar al-Assad must go.

  • Air travellers frustrated by security checks: IATA study

    Geneva: Air travellers are most frustrated by the queuing time for security checks, removing shoes and belts, apart from electronic items and liquids from their carry-on bags, a latest IATA study has said.

  • Govt reaching limits on giving growth promoting stimulus:Rajan

    New Delhi: Stating the government is reaching the limits on providing fiscal or monetary stimulus, Chief Economic Adviser Raghuram Rajan today said the need of the hour was to improve investor confidence and create better environment for achieving sustainable growth.

  • Saina in semis of Super Series Finals

    Shenzhen (China):  Ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal reached the semi-finals of the $500,000 BWF World Super Series Finals after beating German Juliane Schenk in her women’s singles Group B match here Friday.

  • Thakur ducks question on bigger role for Modi post-Guj polls

    Patna: Claiming that BJP’s return to power in Gujarat for a fourth term was a foregone conclusion, senior BJP leader C P Thakur today ducked a question about the possibility of Narendra Modi assuming a bigger role in the party at the national level post-assembly polls in his state.

  • Govt should not use cash transfer scheme as Cong programme:BJP

    New Delhi: BJP today cautioned the government against using the cash transfer issue as a Congress scheme and alleged it is making a mockery of the Election Commission by going ahead with the policy despite warning from the poll panel.

  • Two MU professors held for molesting colleagues

    Mumbai: Two professors of Mumbai University were today arrested for allegedly molesting three of their colleagues, including a lecturer, at the premier institution’s Kalina Campus in suburban Santacruz, police said.

  • Defence Ministry claims ownership of Adarsh land

    Mumbai: Ministry of Defence (MoD) today approached the Bombay High Court seeking claim on the land on which the scam-hit Adarsh Housing Society building stands in upscale south Mumbai.

  • Pak has moved little in 26/11 case: Salman Khurshid

    India on Friday said that presenting of evidence by Pakistan on Mumbai terror attacks to a court there was a “little movement” as far as the accountability of the 26/11 strikes was concerned.

  • ‘Ishqiya’ ends in marriage: Vidya weds Siddharth Roy Kapur

    Mumbai:  Bollywood’s latest ‘ishqiya kahaani’ entered a new chapter Friday with actress Vidya Balan and Disney UTV managing director Siddharth Roy Kapur getting married in a quiet ceremony that wove together Tamil and Punjabi rituals.

  • Maha Assembly adjourned over Minister’s absence

    Nagpur: The treasury benches in the state Assembly were today embarrassed when Speaker Dilip Walse Patil adjourned the House for 10 minutes as Opposition created noisy scenes over the absence of concerned minister to reply to the issue of crop losses.