Free Press Journal
  • Sharma for easing gold import norms to check smuggling

    New Delhi: Advocating relaxation of gold import norms to check smuggling, Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma said the government will take action at an appropriate time.

  • Rupee gains 16 paise to end at over 1-wk high of 61.79 vs USD

    Mumbai: Rising for the third session in a row, the rupee advanced by 16 paise to close at over one-week high of 61.79 against the US dollar today after exporters sold the American currency ahead of durable goods order data.

  • Revolt in making in AAP?

    Ghaziabad: In a dissent of sorts in AAP, a newly-elected MLA and a ministerial hopeful today walked out of a meeting in Arvind Kejriwal’s house after coming to know that he is not among the probable ministers of the new Delhi government.

  • Delhi serial rapist arrested

    New Delhi: After a seven-month-long investigation, the Delhi Police finally managed to arrest a serial rapist, a senior police officer said Tuesday.

  • Finding earth-Like planets, using waves

    London: What if you are told that a wave can find earth-like planets, identify unknown substances for the medical fraternity and boost the capacity of existing telecom networks?

  • Charges to be framed against Musharraf Jan 1

    Islamabad: A special court in Pakistan will formally frame charges of high treason against ex-president Pervez Musharraf Jan 1, 2014, court officials said Tuesday.

  • High motor excitability means better working memory

    London: If you have high motor excitability — which means excitability of neurons in the prefrontal cortex of the brain — you are better equipped to memorise a phone number, or your girlfriend’s birthday, than those who don’t have it.

  • apan raises defence spending budget

    Tokyo: Japanese cabinet Tuesday approved a record-high 95.88 trillion yen (about $922 billion) budget for fiscal 2014, of which the defence spending was up 2.8 percent, marking the second straight year of rise.

  • “Unwell” Hazare to skip Kejriwal ministry swearing-in

    Ralegan Siddhi: Anna Hazare is yet to receive an invitation for the swearing-in ceremony of the Arvind Kejriwal-led government in Delhi but would not attend even if he got one owing to ill-health.

  • Don’t worry about Maharashtra: Miffed Shiv Sena tells Modi

    Mumbai: In a veiled rebuff to Narendra Modi, BJP’s ally Shiv Sena today said he should remember that he was “no longer a leader of just Gujarat but of the entire country” and should stop worrying about Maharashtra, after he compared development in the two states at a rally here.

  • Deora disagrees with Maha govt rejection of Adarsh probe report

    New Delhi: Union Minister Milind Deora today today disagreed with Maharashtra government’s rejection of the judicial commission of inquiry report on Adarsh Housing scam which indicted several politicians including three former Chief Ministers for “blatant violations”.

  • AAP, Cong in self-serving exercise, govt won’t last long: BJP

    New Delhi: BJP today alleged that Congress and AAP were collaborating to form government in a “self- serving” exercise with “dishonourable” motive, as Congress wants a breather and fears another electoral humiliation while AAP was keen to prevent its MLAs from being “scattered”.

  • Despite good economic growth, Cong isolated politically: FM

    Sivaganga (TN): Despite the country showing good economic growth in the last ten years, Congress has become politically isolated at the all-India level and party leaders should find ways to overcome this, Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram said today.

  • JDS flays BJP and Cong for “knocking doors” of corrupt leaders

    Bangalore: Opposition JDS leader in the Assembly and former Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy today took potshots at BJP for trying to bring back KJP chief B S Yeddyurappa into the party, saying it was “embracing” leaders tainted by corruption charge.

  • Cong leaders from Telangana meet President

    Hyderabad: Congress leaders from Telangana region today met President Pranab Mukherjee here seeking early formation of separate Telangana state.