Free Press Journal
  • Foreign investors waiting for polls to invest in India: Fitch

    New Delhi: Asserting that foreign investors are convinced about growth potential here, global ratings major Fitch’s Indian unit chief says that much of the investments would start pouring in after general elections.

  • Sensex ends FY’13 on a positive note, up 131 pts at 1-wk high

    Mumbai:  The BSE benchmark Sensex closed the 2012-13 financial year on a positive note with the index today jumping by 131.24 points to one-week high of 18,835.77 helped by heavy buying in ICICI Bank, Infosys, L&T, ITC and ONGC shares, amid settlement of monthly derivative contracts.

  • Chopper deal: CBI receives more documents from Def Min

    New Delhi: CBI has received from the Defence Ministry more documents relating to show cause notices issued by it to the firms made accused by the agency for alleged kickbacks paid by them to clinch 12 VVIP helicopter deal in their favour.

  • 1984 victims withdraw plea to produce articles against Sajjan

    New Delhi: The victims of anti-Sikh riots today withdrew their plea seeking permission to bring on record two news articles of 1984 about the alleged role of Congress leader Sajjan Kumar in the massacre after a Delhi court assured them that it will look into the issue.

  • UPA’s survival will now depend on outside support: CPI-M

    New Delhi: The political excitement over new alliances and coalitions a year before the scheduled general elections is a result of the “growing uncertainty” of the UPA government that has been reduced to a minority, the CPI(M) said today.

  • Government for separate city buses for women

    New Delhi: The urban development ministry Thursday advised the states to examine the possibility of providing separate bus services for women in cities with a population of over a million, a senior official said Thursday.

  • IGP calls for alertness to tackle militancy

    Jammu: Calling for alertness in the police forces to take on challenges posed by militants, Inspector General of Police (IGP), Jammu region today said tackling militancy remained top priority for the police force.

  • Bhardwaj’s wife quizzed, 3 detained

    Chandigarh: Three persons were picked up in Haryana and a car recovered during probe into the killing of BSP leader Deepak Bhardwaj in his south Delhi farmhouse even as police quizzed his wife and is ascertaining whether the murder has anything to do with his business rivals or family.

  • NIA to take over Liyaqat arrest case

    New Delhi: The Home Ministry today issued a notification facilitating the National Investigation Agency (NIA) to take over the case related to the arrest of suspected Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist Liyaqat Shah amid conflicting versions by Delhi and Jammu and Kashmir police.

  • Protein-rich breakfast can curb evening snacking

    Washington: Eating foods rich in protein suc as eggs and meat for breakfast can significantly improve appetite control and reduce unhealthy snacking in the evening, a new study has found.

  • Katju should not act like a spokesperson of a party: JD (U)

    New Delhi: With Press Council of India Chairman Justice Markandey Katju making a pitch for pardoning actor Sanjay Dutt, Janata Dal (United) today said he should not act like a spokesperson of a political party.

  • Ignore rumours on Pawar’s health, says NCP

    Mumbai: Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar is in good health and there is no need for concern, a party leader said Thursday and asked his colleagues to guard against rumours.

  • Indian officials were not present for prisoner’s autoposy: HC

    Islamabad: The case of an Indian prisoner who died in mysterious circumstances in Lahore took another curious turn today with Pakistan claiming that Indian officials were present during his autopsy and the Indian High Commission here rejecting it.

  • Cricket bat as canvas – Artistic showcase for Delhi Daredevils

    New Delhi: The upcoming Indian Premier League will witness an artistic flourish, especially during matches involving the Delhi Daredevils team, which has got together a clutch of celebrated and upcoming artists to capture the diverse and vibrant spirit of the game and its players.