Free Press Journal
  • Data services to cost up to 30% more

    New Delhi: Consumers will now have to pay up to 30 per cent extra for data services as leading telecom players Bharti Airtel and Vodafone are hiking tariffs and others may soon follow suit.

  • Kingfisher employees to move court; seek revival plan details

    New Delhi: Employees of cash-strapped Kingfisher Airlines Wednesday decided to move court, asking for disclosure of the passenger carrier’s future plans of restating operations and payment of dues, falling which they will also demand for the company’s formal closure.

  • Pakistan denies killing Indian soldiers

    Islamabad: Pakistan Wednesday rejected as “baseless and unfounded” charges that its troops killed and beheaded two Indian soldiers in Jammu and Kashmir and suggested a third party probe.

  • Jharkhand heads for President Rule?

    Ranchi:A day after Chief Minister Arjun Munda quit, Jharkhand seems to be heading towards President Rule — for the third time in 12 years.

  • Economy to grow by 5.5-6 percent this fiscal: Rangarajan

    Kolkata:  The economy would grow at 5.5 percent to six percent this fiscal and would rise by around one percent next year, the prime minister’s Economic Advisory Council Chairman C. Rangarajan said here Wednesday.

  • CWG:Court to frame charges against Kalmadi and others tomorrow

    New Delhi: A Delhi court is likely to frame tomorrow charges against sacked CWG Organising Committee chief Suresh Kalmadi for allegedly cheating, conspiring, abusing his official position and causing a loss of over Rs 90 crore to public exchequer in in a games-related graft case.

  • Easy way to protect heart – sip black tea

    Sydney: Quercetin, a flavonoid abundant in black tea, has shown promise in protecting blood vessels against oxidative damage and lowering cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk, said researchers who based their studies on mice.

  • Eating vegetables could help digest red meat

    Wellington: A healthy complement of vegetables can help in the digestion of steak or beef and prevent illnesses that come with diet heavy in red meat, scientists from New Zealand said Wednesday.

  • Jurassic ecosystems similar to our own: Scientist

    Washington: Carbon dioxide levels from the Late Jurassic Period confirm that climatic and vegetative conditions varied across the earth 150 million years ago, when dinosaurs flourished, suggesting similarity with our own ecosystems.

  • Rail fare hike unacceptable, unfortunate: Opposition

    New Delhi: The opposition parties condemned the hike in train fares announced by the government Wednesday. They said the hike, meant to take effect from Jan 21 midnight, was “unfortunate” and “unacceptable”.

  • “Clear evidence” of Pak troops hand in killing of 2 soldiers: Antony

    New Delhi: Not withsanding Pakistan’s denials, Defence Minister A K Antony today said there is “clear evidence” of involvement of its troops behind the killing of two Indian soldiers whose bodies were also mutilated, an action described as “inhuman”.

  • Einstein’s famous equation ‘E=mc2’ to be tested in space?

    Washington: The world’s most iconic equation, Albert Einstein’s ‘E=mc2’, may be correct or not depending on where you are in space, a physicist has suggested, proposing an experiment to test the theory in outer space.

  • Pak HC summoned; India warns ‘adverse impact’ on ties

    New Delhi: Outraged by the brutal killing of two of its soldiers by intruding Pakistani troops, India today strongly protested to Pakistan, warning that the “unacceptable” incident will have adverse impact on the ties.

  • Hate speech case: Akbaruddin sent to jail for 14 days

    Nirmal (AP): MIM legislator Akbaruddin Owaisi was today sent to jail for 14 days in Adilabad district, a day after he was arrested on sedition, criminal conspiracy and other charges for making a “hate speech” last month.

  • Wageboard: Centre to seek dismissal of managements’ petitions

    Bangalore: The Centre will plead before Supreme Court to dismiss petitions filed by newspaper managements challenging the recommendations of Justice Majithia Wageboard recommendations for journalists and non-journalists, Union Labour and Employment Minister Mallikarjun Kharge said today.

  • Soldiers beheaded after being shot: Indian Army

    Jammu: The Indian Army said Wednesday that two of its soldiers were first shot dead by Pakistani troops and then beheaded, and one of the heads had not been found.