Free Press Journal
  • Kohli reaches career-best ranking of 8th in Tests

    Dubai: Owing to his decent performance in the recently-concluded two-Test series against New Zealand, India batsman Virat Kohli today rose to his career-best eighth position in the latest ICC Test rankings issued here today.

  • After Sonia, Rahul, KCR meets Digvijay

    New Delhi: AICC general secretary Digvijay Singh today held discussions with TRS chief K Chandrasekhar Rao, amid speculations over the merger of or pre-poll tie-up between the two parties ahead of the Lok Sabha elections.

  • India test-fires medium-range Akash missile again

    Bhubaneswar: India Monday successfully test-fired its Akash medium-range surface-to-air missile from a defence base in Odisha, for the second time in less than a week, officials said.

  • Congress backs government on gas price, slams AAP

    New Delhi: The Congress Monday backed the government on its decision to hike natural gas price from $4.2 to $8.4 million British thermal unit from April, and dismissed allegations about any outside influence in decision-making.

  • Khurshid blames R K Singh for botch up of marines case

    New Delhi: Justifying the dropping of anti-piracy charges against the two Italian Marines, External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid today said it was “difficult” to prove these and appeared to blame former Home Secretary R K
    Singh for botching up the case.

  • NIA still to get MHA notification withdrawing SUA for marines

    New Delhi: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) is waiting for a fresh notification from the Union Home Ministry about withdrawal of sanction to prosecute two Italian Marines under the contentious Suppression of Unlawful Acts (SUA).

  • Seven guerrillas killed in Kashmir gunbattle

    Srinagar: Seven separatist guerrillas were Monday killed by security forces in an operation in Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir, a defence spokesman said.

  • Uneasy Cong puts up brave face on talk of LJP allying with BJP

    New Delhi: Uneasy over speculation of Ram Vilas Paswan reaching out to BJP, Congress today put up a brave face saying every attempt is being made to broaden the ambit of a “non-communal” coalition and indicated that the matter could be resolved very soon.

  • India, China hold defence and security dialogue

    New  Delhi India and China held their sixth annual defence and security dialogue here Monday during which they agreed to continue to work towards maintaining peace and tranquility on their disputed border.

  • Complaint against Tejpal over mobile phone in jail

    Panaji: Goa prison authorities Monday filed a complaint against former Tehelka editor-in-chief Tarun Tejpal and others after nine mobile phones were found in the prison complex during a sudden inspection Sunday.

  • IM sought help from Nepal-based Maoists for arms: NIA

    New Delhi: Indian Mujahideen co-founder Yasin Bhatkal sought the help of Nepal-based Maoists for procuring arms and ammunition but it did not fructify as they quoted very high rates, NIA has said in its charge sheet filed in a Delhi court.

  • Two more Guj Cong MLAs quit to join BJP, five in one month

    Gandhinagar: Two more Gujarat Congress MLAs today resigned from the party and extended their support to BJP, taking the number of Congress MLAs who have quit to join the saffron party in the last one month to five.

  • 2 held by NIA in UP in connection with Modi rally blast in Patna

    New Delhi,: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) today arrested two persons from Mirzapur in Uttar Pradesh in connection with the blasts outside the rally of BJP’s Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on October 27.

  • SC dismisses Gujarat ex-minister Kodnani’s plea

    New Delhi: In a setback to former Gujarat minister Maya Kodnani, convicted for her role in Naroda Patiya massacre during the 2002 riots, the Supreme Court Monday dismissed her petition for extension of interim bail on the grounds of falling health and alleged burn injuries.

  • Whatsapp Voice

    Coming Soon: WhatsApp with voice service

    Barcelona: Within a week of being acquired by Facebook, instant messaging app WhatsApp today said it will offer voice service by June this year.

  • CERC notifies power tariff regulations for 5 yrs

    New Delhi: Changes are on the anvil in the way incentives and tax liabilities get calculated for central power generation and transmission firms as electricity regulator CERC has notified new tariff regulations.