Free Press Journal
  • BP-RIL to invest $5 bn in flagging D6 fields

    New Delhi: In their first joint meeting with Oil Minister M Veerappa Moily, BP Chief Bod Dudley and RIL Chairman Mukesh Ambani have also discussed the dispute with CAG over audit of spendings in KG-D6 block

  • Jet follows SpiceJet, puts 2 mlln seats at Rs 2250-3800 apiece

    Mumbai: Joining the low-fare war triggered by budget carrier SpiceJet last month, full service carrier Jet Airways today announced special fares as low as Rs 2,250 for a single journey across its domestic network.

  • Highway builders want clearances in place before bids invited

    New Delhi: The apex body of highway builders NHBF has written to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh seeking a direction to NHAI to invite bids only after land acquisition and other clearances are put in place.

  • Assocham appeals to trade unions to call off strike

    Bhubaneswar:  Industry body Assocham Tuesday urged central trade unions to withdraw the Feb 20-21 two-day-strike as the economy would lose Rs.15,000-20,000 crore due to the disruption.

  • Nexus between prosecutor and accused in 2G case: NGO moves SC

    New Delhi: The controversy over alleged nexus between CBI prosecutor and one of the accused in the 2G scam today reached Supreme Court with an NGO urging it to direct the agency to register a criminal case.

  • Busy Mahendra Singh Dhoni fails to appear for B Com exam

    Ranchi: A busy cricketing schedule has led to Indian team captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni failing to even appear in the first semester examination of B Com degree after enrolling himself for the course five years ago at a city college.

  • Court irked by delay in CBI arguments in 1984 riot case

    New Delhi: A Delhi court took strong exception to CBI’s failure to advance final arguments today in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case against Congress leader Jagdish Tytler as victims staged a protest outside against the alleged delay in handing out justice.

  • Two private detectives arrested in Jaitley CDR case

    New Delhi: Two more private detectives were arrested today in connection with alleged attempt to seek call detail records of Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Arun Jaitley, taking the number of arrests in the high-profile case to four.

  • UPA won’t return to power: Yadav

    Bhopal: The Congress-led UPA government was “mired in corruption” and had “failed on all fronts”, and there was no way it could return to power at the Centre after next general elections, NDA Convener Sharad Yadav said today.

  • Bone marrow cells helping regenerate bladder

    Washington: Two specific cell populations, harvested from a patient’s healthy bone marrow, are helping pave the way to bladder regeneration, says a new study.

  • Supercomputers to keep age-related ailments at bay

    Sydney: Supercomputers are helping tweak antioxidants to stave off age-related diseases such as cancer, diabetes, heart disease and Alzheimer’s, shows a study.

  • US court to hear human rights violation case against Badal

    New York: A US federal court will hold an evidentiary hearing on February 21 against Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal in an alleged human rights violation case filed against him by a Sikh rights group.

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    Mallya surprises KFA staff with month’s salary, CEO meets DGCA

    Mumbai: A week after its lenders decided to recover their dues, cash-strapped Kingfisher Airlines has started paying salaries to its employees apart from approaching the aviation regulator seeking licence renewal, sources said today.

  • Mohamed Nasheed remains in Indian mission for seventh day

    Male: India today remained in hectic diplomatic parleys to resolve the situation arising out of former Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed taking refuge in its High Commission here for the seventh day to evade an arrest warrant.