Free Press Journal
  • Chopper scam: CBI examines executives of Indian firms

    New Delhi: CBI today started examination of suspects in connection with alleged kickbacks received in the Rs 3600 crore VVIP chopper deal as it reached Chandigarh and questioned executives of IDS Infotech and Aeromatrix–firms named in its preliminary enquiry (PE).

  • ‘Girl talk’ in chimps often aggressive

    London: Female chimps are more “negative” and use gestures of aggression when communicating with other females, scientists say.

  • Now, brain sensor to control devices with thoughts

    Washington: Researchers have developed a cellphone-like sensor that relay signals from specific parts of the brain to aid paralysis patients control devices with thoughts.

  • Ministry of Defence clears RIL gas blocks

    New Delhi: In a major relief to Reliance Industries, Defence Ministry has agreed to relax the “No-Go” zones imposed on its producing KG-D6 gas block and discovery block of NEC-25 in Bay of Bengal and permitted oil and gas activities with certain conditions.

  • Siblings murder case: Three sent to police custody till Mar 6

    New Delhi: A man and his two friends, arrested for allegedly murdering two siblings after failing to get Rs 30 lakh ransom from their parents, have been remanded in three days police custody by a Delhi court.

  • Chidambaram’s Budget credit positive for rating: Moody’s

    New Delhi: Raising hopes of a sovereign credit upgrade, global rating agency Moody’s today applauded Finance Minister P Chidambaram’s Budget saying that it pursues realistic fiscal consolidation path and is ‘credit positive’.

  • Failure to pay excise, service tax may lead to arrest: FinBill

    New Delhi: Failure to pay excise duty and service tax could lead to arrest of defaulters, as per the provisions proposed in the Finance Bill 2013 introduced by Finance Minister P Chidambaram in the Lok Sabha.

  • Sena leader Prabhu cancels Wharton visit after Modi snub

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena leader Suresh Prabhu today said he has cancelled his visit to Wharton “as a mark of protest” against the cancellation of Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi’s keynote address at the Wharton India Economic Forum.

  • India re-assures Portugal on Abu Salem case

    New Delhi: India today assured Portugal that it would remain compliant with the expectations of Portuguese system and judiciary on the issue of gangster Abu Salem.

  • BJP questions JPC probe on chopper deal

    New Delhi: The BJP Monday sought to know why no case was registered in the AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal even after a week while the government was insisting on forming a joint parliamentary committee to look into the scam.

  • Man sets himself ablaze; pro-Tamil groups stage protests

    Chennai: As UNHRC is set to take up the US- sponsored resolution against Sri Lanka, a 41-year-old man in Tamil Nadu today attempted self immolation and various pro- Tamil groups staged protests demanding action against Sri Lanka for alleged war crimes.

  • Second Annual Retail Jeweller Trendsetter 2013

     Mumbai, Maharashtra, India, Monday, March 04, 2013 — (Business Wire India)
    Trends in jewellery have changed considerably throughout the history of time and much of this change has been gradual and a natural progression of the category. But in the present times the customers fashion sensibilities are evolving fast and it is becoming crucial for the industry to interpret these changes and create designs that are compelling.

  • Kejriwal to go on indefinite fast from March 23

    New Delhi: Aam Admi Party (AAP) founder Arvind Kejriwal Monday announced he would sit on an indefinite fast later this month as part of his ongoing “civil disobedience movement” over rising water and electricity charges in the national capital.