Free Press Journal
  • ISI spy caught in Pokhran

    Jaiselmer: An alleged ISI spy has been arrested for passing information to an officer of the Pakistani intelligence agency about the just-concluded Indian Air Force exercise ‘Iron Fist’ in Pokhran.

  • Domestic and international flying slots to Kigfisher withdrawn

    New Delhi:  Spelling more trouble for beleaguered Kingfisher Airlines, Government today announced withdrawal of all domestic and international flying slots of the grounded carrier with immediate effect and decided to allot them to other Indian airlines.

  • S&P see GDP inching up to 6.4pc next fiscal

    Mumbai: Global ratings major Standard & Poor’s (S&P), which has threatened to downgrade the country’s sovereign rating to junk, today said it sees economic growth improving to 6.4 per cent next fiscal.

  • CCI fines chemists & druggists body for unfair trade practices

    New Delhi: Competition Commission has found AIOCD, an all India grouping of chemists and druggists, guilty of indulging in unfair trade practices that influenced the prices of drugs and restricted supplies into the market.

  • GSPC takes cue from RIL, seeks LNG price of KG gas

    New Delhi: Taking a cue from Reliance Industries, Gujarat-government firm GSPC is seeking to price natural gas it will produce from KG basin block at a rate indexed to cost of imported liquid gas (LNG).

  • Goa govt mulls Special Investment Regions to attract investors

    Panaji: Manohar Parrikar-led Goa government is mulling setting up Special Investment Regions (SIRs) in the state to attract global and domestic investment in the industrial sector, years after erstwhile Congress government had abruptly scrapped SEZs fearing influx of migrants.

  • SC issues contempt notice to DGCA

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court today issued contempt notice to Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) and sought explanation from him for not complying with its order to bring new set of rules to rationalise the flying hours for pilots.

  • CBI names former air chief Tyagi, 10 others in chopper deal case

    New Delhi:  The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Monday registered a preliminary enquiry against 11 people, including former chief of air staff S.P. Tyagi, and four companies in the $750 million deal for purchase of 12 VVIP helicopters from AgustaWestland.

  • Nearly 40 people questioned in Hyderabad blasts case

    New Delhi: With investigators trying to put together pieces of evidence, nearly 40 people have been questioned by police and central probe agencies for their suspected role in the twin blasts in Hyderabad.

  • Ishrat case:Police officers’ custody extended till Feb 28

    Ahmedabad: A local court today extended the custody of t o police officers, Tarun Barot and Bharat Patel, arrested on Saturday by CBI in connection with alleged fake encounter of Ishrat Jahan, for three more days.

  • Ben Affleck’s ‘Argo’ wins best picture

    Los Angeles: Ben Affleck’s Iran hostage thriller ‘Argo’ rode to victory at the 85th Academy Awards as it took home the coveted best picture trophy despite the actor-director not being nominated in the best helmer category.

  • Daniel Day-Lewis wins best actor Oscar for ‘Lincoln’

    Los Angeles: Hot favourite Daniel Day-Lewis completed a historic hat-trick as he took home the Best Actor Oscar for his poignant portrayal of a battle weary Abraham Lincoln in Steven Spielberg’s civil-war set biopic “Lincoln”.

  • Indian rocket successfully puts seven satellites in orbit

    Sriharikota (AP): An Indian rocket Monday evening successfully placed into orbit seven satellites – the Indo-French satellite SARAL, the world’s first smart phone-operated nano satellite, a space telescope satellite and four other foreign satellites – in copybook style.

  • ATRO Calls for Collective Cancer Research in India

    Focuses on collective cancer research for India with a call for action on collaborative cancer treatment in the country, 3 day ACTRO conference commences.

  • Fight against terror must co-exist with federalism: Jaitley

    New Delhi: Amid stiff opposition from Opposition-ruled states to the proposed NCTC, the BJP today said the fight against terror must co-exist with federalism and it was meaningless to debate the “imaginary federalism versus terrorism” issue.