Free Press Journal
  • Campus drive held at Mahakal group

    Ujjain: Technoz Solution and Information Private Limited conducted campus drive at Mahakal Group of Institutes here on Wednesday.

  • Valentine’s Day market in India pegged at $27 million

    New Delhi : An industry body has valued the Valentine’s Day (V-Day) market in India at $27 million (Rs.15 billion) based on a survey involving 800 executives in major metros and 1,000 students from 150 educational institutions.

  • 34,000 US troops set to return from Afghanistan

    Washington : US President Barack Obama on Wednesday announced to bring 34,000 American troops back home from war-torn Afghanistan in the next one year as he warned North Korea and Iran to meet the international obligations on their controversial nuclear programmes or face firm action.

  • Trade gap adds to macro woes

    Exports rise 0.8% in January after eight months but imports surge to record highs, leaving a trade deficit of $20 bn.

  • Phone hacking: 6 journos held

    London : Six journalists, including three women of the erstwhile ‘News of the World’ tabloid owned by media baron Rupert Murdoch were arrested on Wednesday over allegations of phone hacking. Three men and three women, including current employees of News International-owned tabloid ‘The Sun’, are being questioned at police stations in London and Cheshire today.

  • UK Doctors ‘freeze’ baby to save his life

    London : In a pioneering treatment, UK doctors have given a new lease of life to a baby suffering from a fatal heart condition by ‘freezing’ his body for four days, reports PTI.

  • Indigo, SpiceJet get nod to import more aircraft

    New Delhi : Low cost carriers, IndiGo and SpiceJet have got approval from the Aircraft Acquisition Committee (AAC) of the Civil Aviation Ministry to import more aircraft.

  • Travel agents to seek review of SC ban

    New Delhi : Travel agencies are planning to move the Supreme Court for review of its January 23 order banning airlines from imposing any transaction fee for payment to travel agents booking passengers for them.

  • Emboldened by recent response, govt may raise selloff target to `40,000 cr

    New Delhi : Encouraged by response of foreign investors to PSU stake sale, the government is proposing to raise the disinvestment target to Rs 40,000 crore in the next financial year by selling equity in 20 companies.          “As per the discussion within the disinvestment department, initial estimate is that, next year’s target will be somewhere around Rs 40,000 crore,” official sources said.

  • We’ll live and let Valentines live: VHP

    New Delhi : Right-wing groups, which have been known to play spoilsport each Valentine’s Day, have said that this year they will let Feb 14 pass and only launch a helpline for women in distress from Wednesday.

  • Name officers who will scan Radia tapes: SC

    Former corporate lobbyist’s  phones were put under surveillance by the  I-T department after the home ministry received an anonymous letter alleging her foreign connections and spectacular rise within few years.

  • Vodafone slapped with Rs 877 cr spectrum bill

    New Delhi : The Department of Telecommunications has raised demand of around Rs 877.6 crore from Vodafone as spectrum charges for the period between 2008-09 and 2011-12, sources said.

  • Investor assets in tax-saving MFs swell to 2-year high

    New Delhi : Assets under management of equity- linked savings schemes (ELSS), which offer tax benefits to investors, have zoomed to their highest level since April, 2011 at over Rs 25,000 crore.

  • Kerala govt rules out fresh probe against Kurien

    Bangalore : The Communist-led opposition walked out of the Kerala Assembly on Wednesday in protest against the state government’s decision not to re-investigate Rajya Sabha Deputy Chariman PJ Kurien’s alleged role in the 17-year-old Suryanelli gang rape case.

  • Fuel prices likely to be hiked this week

    New Delhi : Petrol price may be hiked by about Re 1 a litre and diesel by 50 paise a litre this weekend as oil firms begin to exercise the recently accorded freedom to adjust rates in step with cost.

  • Minor sexually molested and strangulated to death

    Bangalore : In a gruesome case, a four-year-old girl was sexually molested and killed, her body was left to rodents and dogs of devour in Bangalore.

  • 4 heavenly rivers ‘HOT BED OF DISEASES’

    New Delhi : Four heavenly rivers of Ganga, Yamuna, Shipra and Godavari entwined with the lives of the people of India as symbol of its civilisation have become so contaminated that their bacterial pollution has made them highly unsafe for human use and at places not fit even for farming, says a special research carried out by the Shriram Institute of Industrial Research and ABP News on samples of water collected from

  • Obama chants middle class mantra again

    Washington : Four months after his election victory, President Barack Obama focused again on his middle class political base saying it’s “our generation’s task” to reignite the engine of America’s growth – a thriving middle class.

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