Free Press Journal
  • Tina Ambani withholding facts: CBI

    New Delhi: After her husband Anil Ambani, Tina Ambani appeared in a Delhi court as a witness in the 2G spectrum case and CBI claimed that she was “deliberately withholding facts” which the judge found was “adverse” to the prosecution.

  • I’m a social worker, no role in husband’s group: Tina Ambani

    New Delhi: Deposing as a prosecution witness in the 2G spectrum allocation case, Tina Ambani, wife of Reliance Group chairman Anil Ambani, told a court here Friday that she was a social worker and had no role in running her husband’s companies.

  • RBI slaps Rs 6.5 cr penalty on 6 PSU banks for KYC violations

    Mumbai: The RBI today imposed a fine of Rs 6.5 crore on six public sector banks including IDBI Bank, Dena Bank and Indian Bank, for violation of customer identification or KYC norms and anti-money laundering guidelines.

  • RIL-BP make significant gas find in Cauvery basin

    New Delhi: Energy conglomerate Reliance Industries and its partner supermajor BP plc toda  said they have made a second deep-water gas condensate discovery in the Cauvery basin, off the east coast.

  • Govt seeks Par nod for additional expenditure of Rs 7,500 cr

    New Delhi: The government today sought Parliament’s nod for an additional expenditure of Rs 7,500 crore, which will include Rs 1,000 crore towards ‘Nirbhaya Fund’ for safety of women and a similar amount for setting up the all-women bank.

  • MPLADS funds misuse, now in new book

    New Delhi: The rampant misuse of the Members of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme (MPLADS), a scheme which puts public funds in the hands of parliamentarians to fund community projects, forms the focus of a new book.

  • Dec 16 gangrape: forensic & other evidence proves police case

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police today told a court that they have gathered clinching evidence supported by the forensic reports to suggest that the 23-year-old paramedic was gangraped in the same bus on December 16 night, of which the CCTV footage was recovered.

  • SC seeks reply from Centre, Jindal on mosque demolition in Raj

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court today sought response from the Centre on a PIL alleging that a Jindal Group firm illegally demolished a 16th century mosque in collusion with the Rajasthan government to facilitate mining operations in Bhilwara district.

  • GJM’s agitation ‘unjustified’, minister urges for call off

    Kurseong: A West Bengal minister today said that the agitation in the Darjeeling hills by the GJM for a separate Gorkhaland state was ‘unjustified, unreasonable and illegal’ and appealed to the Gorkha Janmukti Morch to call if off ‘forgetting bitterness’.

  • Narcotics sleuths bust drug racket

    New Delhi: NCB sleuths have seized about 57 kg of narcotic drugs and arrested four people for allegedly running a drug smuggling racket to international locations in the US and Canada.

  • Scientists build world’s most accurate clock

    Washington: Scientists claim to have developed the world’s most precise clock made from the element ytterbium, whose ticking rate varies less than two parts in one quintillion – ten times better than any other device.

  • NASA releases new imagery of asteroid mission

    Washington: NASA has released new photos and video animations depicting the agency’s planned mission to find, capture, redirect, and study a near-Earth asteroid.

  • Indian youth shot dead in US

    Los Angeles: An Indian youth, working as a clerk in the US, has been shot dead by an unknown assailant, with police announcing a reward for any leads in the case.

  • 9/11 reshaped FBI from crime-fighting to counter-terror agency

    Washington: The 9/11 terror attacks on American soil reshaped the FBI from a domestic crime-fighting force into a counter-intelligence agency with a key role in combating terrorism, according to its outgoing chief.

  • Wolves howl out of loneliness

    Washington: A wolf’s howl is tied to loneliness and affection for other pack members, a new study suggests.

  • Proper planning leads to happy retirement

    Taipei: Scientists suggest that retirees plan their free time effectively to lead a happy and fulfilling life post-retirement.

  • Tunda does not regret his actions

    New Delhi: Abdul Karim Tunda, the alleged Lashkar-e-Taiba operative and expert bombmaker, has surprised police interrogators with his deep knowledge of religion and literature and feels he was God’s “chosen man” who has no regrets for his actions.