Free Press Journal
  • China declares national day to mark victory over Japan

    Beijing: China’s national legislature today ratified a move to declare September 3 as a national day to mark its victory over Japan in WWII, amid spiralling tensions with Tokyo over disputed islands in the East China Sea.

  • EC issues revised guidelines for transparency in party funds

    New Delhi: The Election Commission (EC) today issued a set of draft “revised” guidelines to political parties asking them not to give cash to their candidates in a bid to curb the menace of blackmoney in elections.

  • Sensex may touch 22,000 level before general elections:Experts

    New Delhi: The Sensex may hit 22,000 level before the general elections on hopes that a stable government at the Centre after polls will be able to unleash strong measures to revive economic growth, experts have said.

  • Four killed in fireworks factory blast

    Alibaug (Maha): Four persons were today killed and six others injured when crackers exploded in a fireworks factory in Raigad district of Maharashtra, police said.

  • BJPparty in favour of Goods and Services Tax: Modi

    NEW DELHI – Bharatiya Janata Party’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi today said his party was in favour of the long-pending Goods and Services Tax, and blamed the United Progressive Alliance government for not implementing it.

  • BMB to open branches in smaller cities, rural areas

    Chandigarh: Bharatiya Mahila Bank, country’s first women’s lender, today said it will start opening its branches in smaller cities and rural areas from next fiscal as it aims to have branch strength of 80 by March 2015.

  • Cesarean babies at increased risk of obesity: study

    London: Babies delivered by cesarean section may be at 26 per cent increased risk of becoming overweight or obese as adults than those born by normal delivery, scientists including one of Indian-origin have warned.

  • PSA bags JNPT’s Rs 7,915-cr fourth terminal

    Mumbai: Singapore’s PSA Investments today bagged Rs 7,915 crore and 4.8 million standard units fourth container terminal project from India’s largest container port Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT).

  • Gujarat, Haryana record wins in National Basketball

    New Delhi:  Gujarat and Haryana registered convincing victories in their respective group matches while Punjab handed Rajasthan their second straight loss in Group B of the 64th National Basketball Championships here Thursday.

  • UN rights chief backs international inquiry in Sri Lanka

    New York: The UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) should adopt the recommendation of UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay to create an independent international inquiry into war crimes in Sri Lanka, Human Rights Watch said Thursday.

Back To Top