Free Press Journal
  • Sensex at 1-month high; NTPC tanks 11%, Tata Power gains 5%

    Mumbai: The benchmark BSE Sensex today rose by 111 points to end at one-month high of 20,811.44 on buying in capital goods, banking, pharma and auto stocks on signs of continued capital inflows, though global trends were weak.

  • RIL contract can’t be terminated: Moily to Prime Minister

    New Delhi: Amidst controversy over gas price hike, Oil Minister M Veerappa Moily has told Prime Minister Manmohan Singh that Reliance Industries’ contract for KG-D6 gas fields cannot be terminated pending arbitration on issue of output lagging targets.

  • Gold, silver up on seasonal buying

    New Delhi: Gold prices rose by Rs 160 to Rs 31,350 per ten grams in the national capital today on sustained buying for the ongoing wedding season.

  • ATS arrests retd Subedar working as ISI agent

    Lucknow: A retired Subedar of Indian Army, allegedly working as an ISI agent, has been nabbed by the Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) from Jhansi district, police said here today.

  • Fire in IIT Delhi campus, no one hurt

    New Delhi: A fire broke out Monday within the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) campus here, a fire official said. No one was injured.

  • Final shape to front of Left, secular parties likely tomorrow

    New Delhi: Twelve Left and secular parties would meet here tomorrow to firm up the formation of a non- Congress, anti-BJP alternative and announce its policy direction, aiming at giving shape to a new combination for the general elections.

  • SC asks EC to decide symbol plea of all-woman party

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court today asked the Election Commission to decide the representation of an all- woman political party seeking the symbol of ‘kamadhenu’ (holy cow) for it.

  • Four injured in grenade blast

    Rangia: At least four persons were injured in a grenade blast at a place bordering Kamrup and Baksa districts in lower Assam today.

  • BJP divides people as “insiders and outsiders”: Rahul

    Gannaur (Haryana): Rahul Gandhi today charged the BJP with playing divisive politics by dividing people as “insiders and outsiders” and asserted that in contrast no Indian is an outsider for the Congress.

  • Don’s threat to lawyer; HC seeks reply from MHA, Delhi police

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court today took note of alleged threat call and SMSes of underworld don Ravi Pujari to a lawyer who has been defending terror suspects, including Indian Mujahideen co-founder Yasin Bhatkal, and asked the city police to file a report in the case.

  • Yasin Bhatkal was inspired by Osama Bin Laden, says NIA

    New Delhi: Indian Mujahideen co founder Yasin Bhatkal was inspired by al-Qaeda chief Osama Bin Laden and used to motivate youngsters for sacrificing their lives in the name of ‘jihad’ through the videos of the slain terrorist, NIA has said in its charge sheet filed in a Delhi court.

  • Army chief warns Thailand will collapse amid growing violence

    Bangkok: Thailand’s powerful military chief today warned that the country will “collapse” as political violence escalated with attacks on anti-government rallies over the weekend that claimed the lives of three children.

  • Ready to talk on independent J&K: PoK ‘president’

    Islamabad: In a fresh twist to the decades- old Kashmir dispute, the “president” of Pakistan-occupied Kashmir has said that talks can be held with India on any proposal for an independent state of Jammu and Kashmir.

  • Scientists develop bionic pancreas for diabetics

    Washington: Scientists are trialling bionic pancreas that can monitor and adjust blood sugar levels and may be available to diabetics within three years.

  • Smart phone that maps your room in 3D

    Washington: Can your smart phone create a 3D-map of a room? Wait a while and that is going to be a reality.