Free Press Journal
  • India ranked 155th on Yale’s environmental performance index

    Washington : Despite an improvement in overall performance, India comes out worst among other emerging economies, including China, in efforts to address environmental challenges, with dramatic declines on air quality, according to Yale University researchers, says IANS.

  • Fundamentals very strong, FinMin assures investors

    New Delhi : The Finance Ministry sought to assure the investors that the country’s fundamentals are “very strong” even as the rupee slipped to below 63 to a US dollar and the BSE Sensex plunged by over 426 points on global cues, following currency crisis in Argentina. 

  • Ranveer Singh: Stripping Disasters!

    Seems like Ranveer Singh and the evil eye go together… Once upon a time when Ranveer gave the biggest hit, ‘Band Baaja Baraat’, he fell ill and was going through a severe back problem. Finally when he collected himself and gave us another magical wonder called ‘Goliyon Ki Raasleela – Ram Leela’, the evil eye apparently crossed his path

  • NDA will win 300 seats in LS polls: Badal

    Bathinda : The BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) will win 300 seats in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal said here on Monday, reports PTI. 

  • Iran,world powers to hold final nuke talks next month

    Tehran : Iran and the six world powers will resume nuclear negotiations in New York in February to finalise a comprehensive agreement on the dispute, an official said Monday.

  • FM: Gold import curbs to be reviewed by March end

    New Delhi : Faced with intense pressure to relax gold import curbs, Finance Minister P Chidambaram said the restrictions will be reviewed by March end. 

  • ‘Customs mop-up revised estimates lower than aim’

    NEW DELHI : Finance Minister P. Chidambaram said the revised estimate for customs mop-up for 2013-14 (Apr-Mar) is lower than the Budgeted target, although he was “tempted to raise” the same.

  • Kiran Reddy’s move leaves Telangana ministers fuming

    Hyderabad : The Congress government in Andhra Pradesh was on Monday vertically split over Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy’s bid to move a resolution to return the bifurcation bill, with Telangana ministers demanding that he quit as they no longer recognised him as leader of the House. 

  • China, India arrest major hacker gang

    Beijing : Eleven suspects, including one each in China and India, were detained on charges of being members of an international gang of hackers during a joint operation by Chinese, Indian, US and Romanian police. 

  • Antiseptic mouthwashes may up heart attack risk

    London : Certain types of mouthwash can kill off ‘good’ bacteria in the mouth, spiking blood pressure and increasing the risk of heart attacks and strokes, scientists, including one of Indian-origin, have warned, reports PTI.

  • 163 Vedic pandits go missing in US

    Washington : As many as 163 Vedic pandits, who were brought to the US from north Indian villages, have disappeared from the Maharishi Vedic City in Iowa during the past year, according to a media report today. 

  • TaMo’ board to decide on new MD in few days

    New Delhi : Tata Motors’ board is expected to appoint the new managing director in a few days time following the demise of of Karl Slym, who died on Sunday after falling from the 22nd floor of a five-star hotel in Bangkok. He had gone to attend a board meeting of the company’s Thailand arm.

  • 80-year-old woman robbed by Bol-Bachan gang in Nallasopara

    Bhayandar : Even as the Thane (rural) police issued an advisory to the public not to interact with persons especially women and senior citizens who approach them claiming to be police personnel, yet another elderly woman fell prey to the miscreants in Nallasopara on Wednesday morning. 

  • ‘O Teri’… Salman takes on media!

    Salman Khan has always shared an easygoing relationship with the media, often joking and indulging in casual chats during press events. And the actor is putting his experience of more than two decades of dealing with reporters to good use by providing inputs for Atul Agnihotri’s next film ‘O TERI’. The film, starring Pulkit Samrat and newcomer Bilal

  • Govt lifts 5-yr ban on A-380s

    Curbs were imposed in 2008 as the govt felt these double-decker, wide-body and long-haul jets would help foreign airlines to take away a large chunk of global traffic (more…)