Free Press Journal
  • India will be back to 8 per cent growth soon: Pitroda

    Ahmedabad: Sam Pitroda, adviser to Prime Minister on Public Information Infrastructure and Innovations, today expressed confidence that the country will regain the growth rate of 8 per cent soon.

  • PM must stop “misuse” of IB, CBI: BJP

    New Delhi: Amid a tussle between Intelligence Bureau and CBI on the Ishrat Jahan alleged fake encounter case, BJP today appealed to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to deal with the issue “apolitically and objectively” and stop “misuse” of the two agencies by the government.

  • Food Security Bill: Govt reaches out to Mulayam

    New Delhi: Seeking to form a consensus on the ambitious Food Security Bill, the government has reached out to Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav, whose party is opposed to the measure.

  • ATS sub-inspector among five held for duping man of Rs 62 lakh

    Mumbai: Five persons, including a sub-inspector attached to the Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS), were arrested for allegedly duping a senior citizen of Rs 62 lakh by promising a flat for his son under the “chief minister’s quota for the disabled”, police said today.

  • Helping Women to Combat Cancer

    Mumbai, Maharashtra, India, Saturday, June 15, 2013 (Business Wire India)

  • Sensex falls for 2nd straight week, down 251 points

    Mumbai: Key indices of Indian equities markets closed in the red for the second consecutive week, with benchmark Sensex losing 251 points, due to persistent weakness in the rupee and sluggish growth numbers.

  • Militants destroy Jinnah’s historic residence in Pakistan

    Islamabad: Balochistan militants today attacked a historic 121-year-old building in southwestern Pakistan that was used by the country’s founder Muhammad Ali Jinnah in his last days, killing a policeman and extensively damaging the structure.

  • Militants target women’s college bus;gunmen take over hospital

    Islamabad: In a sinister attack, militants today targeted a bus of a women’s university with a bomb and then stormed a hospital where the victims were being rushed to in the Pakistani city of Quetta, killing at least 12 people and injuring more than 20.

  • Nitish must resign if NDA breaks up: BJP

    Patna: In a further souring of ties, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday told Chief Minister Nitish Kumar to quit and seek a fresh mandate if Bihar’s ruling coalition splits.

  • 33,000 sign petition for justice to acid attack victim Preeti Rathi

    New Delhi: More than 33,000 people signed an online petition given to Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Saturday seeking a Central Bureau of Investigation probe into the death of Preeti Rathi, victim of an acid attack in Mumbai.

  • Lost medieval city discovered in Cambodia

    Cambodia: A lost medieval city that thrived on a mist-shrouded Cambodian mountain 1,200 years ago has been found using revolutionary airborne laser technology, according to a report.

  • Breakthrough in breast cancer surgery without disfigurement

    Chicago: Serious tissue damage and disfigurement are a major fallout of most cancer therapies, but the one for breast cancer in particular has life-altering impact on women. Chicago-based Ananda Chakrabarty, a world-renowned pioneering biotech scientist, and Washington-based Susan Finston, a veteran of the biotech industry, together believe they are potentially close to resolving this major medical challenge.

  • John Ashe elected UN General Assembly President

    United Nations: The United Nations General Assembly elected by acclamation Ambassador John W Ashe of Antigua and Barbuda as President of its upcoming 68th session.