Free Press Journal
  • Ex-army chief to testify in Mubarak retrial

    Cairo: Egypt’s former army chief and defence minister Hussein Tantawi appeared in Cairo Criminal Court Saturday for testimony in the retrial of former president Hosni Mubarak.

  • HC upholds Tribunal order quashing dismissal of BoI employee

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court has refused to interfere with a Central Industrial Tribunal’s order which quashed the dismissal of a woman employee of the Bank of India, and asked the Bank to treat her as if she has opted for voluntary retirement from service and grant her all benefits.

  • 4 killed in separate road mishaps

    Jammu: Four persons were today killed and two others injured in two separate accidents in the Jammu region, police said.

  • Tension builds in Ukraine ahead of rival rallies

    Kiev: Ukraine’s capital braced for a tense weekend today as supporters of President Viktor Yanukovych prepared to mount a massive rally right next to the camp of pro-EU protesters who demand his resignation.

  • Efforts on for passage of Motor Bill this session: Fernandes

    New Delhi: Regretting that disruptions in Parliament proceedings over various issues was hindering taking up of important legislations, Road Transport and Highways Minister Oscar Fernandes today said efforts will be made to get the Motor Vehicle Bill (rpt Bill) passed in the current session.

  • Cong removes Kalmadi’s photos from Pune offices

    Pune: Congress has managed toward off likely embarrassment it would have faced from anti-Suresh Kalmadi faction, by removing photographs of the tainted MP from its offices in city.

  • Mollah’s hanging ‘saddens’ Pakistan interior minister

    Islamabad: Pakistan Minister for Interior Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan has expressed “deep grief” and concern over the execution of war criminal and leader of Jamaat-e-Islami, Abdul Quader Mollah in Bangladesh.

  • Solitude of holier-than-thou AAP

    New Delhi: If the Congress is serious about finding out the reasons for its debacle in the recent assembly polls, all it will have to do is to ascertain the factors behind the Aam Admi Party’s (AAP) spectacular debut.

  • Hazare softens stand on Lokpal, says move ahead with the Bill

    Ralegan Siddhi (Maha): Softening his stand on the Lokpal issue, Anna Hazare today suggested moving ahead with the amended Bill presented in the Rajya Sabha and said improvements in the legislation could be brought through amendments later.

  • Pakistan’s future at stake if tax not paid: UK

    Islamabad: Stating that foreign aid is not a long-term solution, Britain’s outgoing High Commissioner here Adam Thomson has asked Pakistan to widen its tax net that includes the elite who “can afford luxury cars and foreign trips but can’t afford to pay their taxes”.

  • India not shying away from providing military equipment: Karzai

    New Delhi: Afghan President Hamid Karzai said Saturday that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and he were in full agreement on “all issues”, including the terms he has set for signing a security agreement with the US, and that India was “not shying away” from providing military equipment and training to his country.