Free Press Journal
  • Fitch upgrades India’s outlook to ‘stable’

    International ratings agency Fitch Wednesday upgraded its outlook on India to “stable” from “negative”, a move that is likely to boost investors’ sentiment in Asia’s third largest economy.
    The agency affirmed its sovereign ratings on India at ‘BBB-‘, the lowest investment grade.

  • Andaman tsunami warning system can alert in 3 min: Scientist

    Port Blair: The Early Tsunami Warning System installed at Rangachang in Andaman and Nicobar Islands can predict a tsunami immediately after an earthquake, Chief Scientist of National Institute of Ocean Technology Vinith
    Kumar said.


    RSS PREVAILS, Mohan Bhagwat finally intervenes and makes sulking patriarch withdraw his day- old resignation that plunged the party into a first- class crisis

  • Coal- gate: CBI books Jindal, ex- MoS Coal for cheating, graft

    New Delhi The CBI has booked former Minister of State for Coal Dasari Narayan Rao and Congress MP and industrialist Naveen Jindal for alleged cheating, graft and criminal misconduct in its 12th FIR in the coal blocks allocation scam, causing embarrassment to the ruling Congress.

  • Lawyer loses family, but parrot survives

    Inspite of three members of senior crime lawyer Rizwan Merchant having lost their lives in the crash, an American parrot purchased by the family was the first to be rescued alive from the debris. Locals who gathered at the spot found the parrot buried with his cage intact, screaming insides. The residents of Mahtab building along with fire brigade officials, after hearing the parrot screaming dug the spot and saved it.

  • Farce in NCP: Tainted men untouched in rejig

    Mumbai The Cabinet reshuffle exercise of the NCP wherein six new ministers were inducted emerged as a farce as it neither kicked out tainted ministers like Ajit Pawar, Sunil Tatkare or Chhagan Bhujbal nor dropped senior and ineffective ministers.

  • Sreesanth and Co. walk out of Tihar

    New Delhi :  After spending 26 days behind bars in IPL spot- fixing case, cricketer Sreesanth was released from Tihar Jail on Tuesday night along with Ankit Chavan and 17 others.

  • Self- confessed leaker of US snooping plan is on the run

    Washington Edward Snowden, the man behind leaks exposing America’s secretive Internet surveillance programmes, has fled to Hong Kong in hopes of escaping criminal charges as lawmakers including Senate intelligence chairwoman Sen Dianne Feinstein accuse him of committing an “ act of treason” that should be prosecuted.

  • Tenacious VC succumbs to Maoist bullets!

    New Delhi : Congress leader Vidya Charan Shukla, 84, who suffered multiple bullet injuries in the May 25 Maoist attack in Bastar on a parivartan yatra, breathed his last on Tuesday afternoon, after waging a tenacious battle for life.

  • Super Dhawan powers India into CT semi-final

    London: India on Tuesday stormed into the semi-final of the ICC Champions Trophy tournament with a resounding eight-wicket victory over West Indies, riding on Shikhar Dhawan’s second consecutive ODI century.

  • RBI steps in as hits record low of 58.98

    Mumbai : In a roller coaster ride, the rupee today hit life- time low of 58.98 against dollar but erased a major part of losses to close at 58.39 after RBI intervened in the forex market to stem the slide in the local currency that caused much concern to government, markets and common man, reports PTI.

  • Emergency Era’s hatchet man

    V C Shukla, who was close to Indira Gandhi’s younger son Sanjay Gandhi, used to act like an unconstitutional authority during the emergency period.