Free Press Journal
  • Mumbai gets India’s tallest ATC tower

    India’s tallest Air Traffic Control (ATC) tower – standing at 84 metres or nearly as high as a 30-storey building – was inaugurated outside the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport here Friday.

  • Digging for hidden gold begins at old UP fort

    The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) Friday begins excavating for a treasure of 1,000 tonnes of gold, which a seer dreamt to have been buried at a dilapidated fort in Uttar Pradesh’s Unnao district.
    Officials said after ‘puja’ is performed by Hindu seers, the survey for the hidden gold begins at 11 a.m. at the old fort at Dondia Khera village. The fort

  • Hindalco to set up team to look into allegations against co

    –Hindalco: Formed internal team to probe cash-discovery issue
    –Co taken aback by discovery of cash at office by CBI
    –Took “very serious” view of cash discovery at co’s office
    –Internal probe team to soon give report on cash discovery
    –Reiterate continued cooperation with govt agencies
    – Hindalco Industries Ltd today said it has set up an internal team to investigate into the discovery of cash by the

  • Chidambaram seeks higher dividend from PSUs this year

    New Delhi: Finance Minister P Chidambaram today told heads of large state-owned companies that the government will not accept less dividend that what it received during the last financial year.

  • CPI-M flays minister for defending industrialist

    New Delhi:The CPI-M Friday accused Commerce Minister Anand Sharma of trying to intimidate the CBI by defending an industrialist being investigated by the agency in the allocation of coal blocks.

  • 11 infants die in two days in Bengal hospital

    Kolkata:At least 11 infants have died at the Malda Medical College Hospital in West Bengal’s Malda district since Oct 16, hospital authorities said Friday.

  • Modi’s acceptability has improved: Jaitley

    New York: Senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley today said the “acceptability” of his party’s Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi within India and among the diaspora has improved due to his track record in governance and “decisive leadership quality.”

  • Gujarat Police raid ashram in Bihar in search of Narayan Sai

    Darbhanga/Madhubani: The Gujarat Police today raided an ashram in Ariyari village in Bihar’s Darbhanga district in search of Narayan Sai, son of self-styled godman Asaram Bapu who is facing rape charges.

  • Crew of US ship arrested, arms, ammunition seized

    Tuticorin (TN): Thirty-three crew members of a US firm owned ship were today arrested by Tamil Nadu Police on charges of illegally carrying arms and ammunition and straying into Indian territorial waters without authorisation.

  • Bilawal may contest from Bhutto family stronghold in Sindh

    Karachi: Pakistan Peoples Party’s (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari may contest from a national assembly seat which has traditionally been the stronghold of the Bhutto family in hometown Larkana in Sindh province.

  • Odisha to complete relief operations by Oct 22

    Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government said Friday it will complete relief operations in the areas hit by Cyclone Phailin and subsequent floods in the next few days.

  • BJP asks Naveen why he selectively recommended Hindalco

    Bhubaneswar:With Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik’s letter to the Prime Minister about coal block allocation coming under the CBI scanner, the opposition BJP today demanded why he had ‘selectively recommended’ the case of Hindalco giving it ‘preferential treatment’.

  • Suicide bomber kills 12 soldiers in south Yemen: security

    Aden: A suicide car bomber killed 12 soldiers and wounded six others today in an attack on a military command centre in southern Yemen’s Abyan province, security and military sources said.

  • Narayan Sai’s aide arrested

    New Delhi: Police today arrested an aide of Asaram Bapu’s son Narayan Sai, who is wanted in a sexual assault case, for allegedly help him abscond.

  • HC dismisses PIL challenging use of Dalits’ agro land for Modi rally

    Allahabad: The Allahabad High Court today dismissed a petition challenging the Kanpur administration’s decision to allow use of agricultural land owned by Dalits for the purpose of BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi’s maiden rally in Uttar Pradesh tomorrow.

  • Norwegian suspect named as Kenya mall gunman: report

    Nairobi:A Norwegian citizen of Somali origin is suspected of being one of the attackers who stormed a Kenyan shopping mall last month massacring 67 people, according to a media report.

  • Police firing in Assam; one killed

    Morigaon (Assam):A man was killed and two others were injured when police opened fire at a mob attacking a police outpost at Boribazar in Morigaon district, police said today.

  • Take action against suspended Moradabad SSP: UP Governor

    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Governor B L has asked the state government to take “suitable action” against suspended IPS officer Rajesh Modak, who had allegedly beat up three police followers posted at his residence, official sources said today.

  • 10 million to gather for 2015 Nashik Kumbh Mela

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra government is gearing up to receive over 10 million pilgrims for the 2015 Kumbh Mela, scheduled after 12 years in the small temple towns of Nashik-Trimbakeshwar, around 175 km north of Mumbai.