Free Press Journal
  • China proposes border defence pact, India to go slow

    New Delhi: China today proposed a border defence cooperation agreement to avoid any misunderstanding or flare up along the boundary but India is not rushing into it as wants to study the proposal thoroughly.

  • Kingfisher employees likely to get 8 months salary dues soon

    New Delhi: Kingfisher Airlines promoter Vijay Mallya has assured his employees that they would be paid their salary dues of eight months soon but did not give a time-line, airline staffers said today.

  • Diesel price hiked by 45 paisa a litre

    New Delhi: Diesel price was today hiked by 45 paisa per litre, the third increase in the rate of nation’s most consumed fuel since January.

  • EC registers Kejriwal’s Aam Aadmi Party

    New Delhi: Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party today got its registration from the Election Commission though no symbol has been issued to it.

  • Nestle board approves hike in royalty payment to parent firm

    New Delhi: FMCG major Nestle India today said its board has approved an increase in royalty payment by 0.20 per cent per year for the next five years to its parent firm, thereby enhancing it to 4.5 per cent of the sales.

  • Sachin Tendulkar fans flock to Feroz Shah Kotla stadium

    New Delhi: Thousands of cricket fans flocked to the Feroz Shah Kotla stadium here Friday to see Indian batting great Sachin Tendulkar play in what could be his last match in the national capital.

  • Telescope captures first light of universe

    Paris:  The Planck space telescope has captured an image of the residual glow from the Big Bang, the European Space Agency reported Thursday.

  • Except for one, media barred from covering Wharton India meet

    Washington: Embroiled in controversy over cancelling its invitation to the Gujarat Chief Minister, Narendra Modi, organizers of the annual Wharton India Economic Forum (WIEF) yesterday announced that no media organizations would be allowed to cover the event except for TV Asia.

  • AP: court denies bail to pro-Telangana leaders

    Mahabubnagar (AP): A local court today dismissed the bail petitions of TRS MLAs Jupalli Krishna Rao, Etala Rajender, T-JAC chairman M Kodandaram and others, arrested yesterday following violence near Alampur during the `Sadak Bandh’ (road blockade) agitation along NH-7.

  • UP govt showers sops on MLAs; hikes pension, allowances

    Lucknow: A slew of sops, including an increase in pensions and allowances for legislators, were today announced by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav in the Assembly on the last day of the Budget Session.

  • Don’t pay ‘illegal’ power, water bills: Kejriwal

    New Delhi: On the eve of his indefinite fast, Arvind Kejriwal today asked Delhi residents not to pay their “illegal” power and water bills, promising that any legal action against them would be revoked once his Aam Admi Party comes to power in the city.

  • Delhi gangrape: SC stays HC order for using TV interview as evidence

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court today stayed the Delhi High Court’s order which had allowed the plea of December 16 gangrape accused to use as evidence a CD containing the interview of the victim’s male friend given to a news channel.

  • Arrested Hizb militant on way to surrender?

    Srinagar/New Delhi: Was Syed Liyaqat Shah, a former militant of Al Barq terror outfit, on his way to surrender before Kashmir police when the Delhi Police claimed to have nabbed him for planning terror strike in the national capital?

  • Hizbul plot for ‘fidayeen’ attack in Delhi on Holi foiled

    New Delhi: Delhi Police today claimed to have foiled a “fidayeen attack” in the national capital during Holi with the arrest of a suspected Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist in Uttar Pradesh and seizure of explosives, grenades and an AK-56 rifle from a guest house here.

  • Geetika suicide: SC declines to entertain Kanda’s bail plea

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court today declined to entertain the bail plea of former Haryana Minister Gopal Goyal Kanda arrested for his alleged role in air hostess Geetika Sharma suicide case and asked him to approach the sessions court.