Free Press Journal
  • Salmon, walnuts combat muffin top?

    London: If you want to avoid having extra fat around your waist, eat salmon and walnuts, suggests a new research.

  • Controversy over swastikas carved on UK building

    London: Swastikas carved into the walls of a county hall building in a small town in the east of England have triggered a row, with a Hindu group claiming that Nazis “abused” the symbol of peace for selfish purposes.

  • Telangana industry body seeks sops in line with Seemandhra

    HYDERABAD – Fearing large-scale exodus of business units after the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh, the Telangana Industrialists Federation has demanded tax incentives and special status to the new state in line with the newly created Seemandhra.

  • Gulmarg Gandola rides fetch Rs 35.83 cr for JKSCCC

    Jammu: Surpassing its target, the Jammu and Kashmir State Cable Car Corporation (JKSCCC) has earned a revenue of Rs 35.83 crore this year from Gandola rides in famous skiing resort Gulmarg in north Kashmir.

  • Govt mandates 7th Pay Commission to revise salaries

    New Delhi: The Cabinet today gave mandate to the 7th Pay Commission for revising salaries of over 50 lakh central government employees and remuneration of 30 lakh pensioners.

  • Coal India officers serve three-day strike notice

    New Delhi: State-owned Coal India (CIL) today said a group of executives has served a three-day strike notice from March 13 for not finalising their demands for performance related pay and new pension scheme, among others.

  • Delhi beat Kerala 4-1 in national hockey

    New Delhi: Delhi registered their first win in Pool D defeating Kerala 4-1 in the fourth Hockey India (HI) Senior Men’s National Championship at the Major Dhyan Chand Hockey Stadium here Friday.

  • Cabinet approves GSLV’s revised cost estimate

    New Delhi: The union cabinet Friday approved a revised cost estimate of Rs.2,962.78 crore for completing the development programme of the Geo-synchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle GSLV Mk-III and to carry out an experimental flight.

  • Indian economy grew at sluggish 4.7 percent in Q3

    New Delhi: India’s economic growth slowed to 4.7 percent in third quarter of the current financial year from 4.8 percent in the previous quarter, government data showed Friday.

  • Five Indians allegedly buried alive in Saudi Arabia

    Riyadh: Three men have confessed in a court in Saudi Arabia that they buried alive five Asian workers, believed to be Indians, on a farm four years ago, a media report said.

  • Talwars move HC for stay on release of movie on Aarushi case

    Mumbai: Nupur and Rajesh Talwar, who have been sentenced to life imprisonment for killing their teenage daughter Aarushi and house help Hemraj in 2008, have approached the Bombay High Court seeking stay on the release of a movie purportedly based on the murder case.

  • More people hooked to social media before sleep

    London: Are you among those who surf Facebook or watch TV before hitting the sack after a tiring day? You belong to the majority as bedtime rituals have changed from a good book read to taking resort in the virtual world before sleep.

  • KPs ask JK govt to pass Temples Bill without dilution

    Jammu: Various Kashmiri Pandits organisations  today asked the Jammu and Kashmir Government to pass the pending Kashmiri Hindu Shrines and Religious Places Bill without any dilution during the current Assembly session.

  • India Oct-Dec GDP growth moderates to 4.7% from 4.8%

    NEW DELHI – India’s gross domestic product growth in Oct-Dec moderated to 4.7% from 4.8% in the previous quarter, mainly on account of a contraction in industry and slowdown in agriculture, the Central Statistics Office said today.

  • ​UAE/Bangla to partly host IPL if counting ends by May 15

    Bhubaneswar: The BCCI Working Committee today devised a strategy by which they can at least hold a substantial part of the seventh edition of IPL in India as per the wishes of the franchises if the counting of votes in the general elections end by May 15.

  • Goa to develop dedicated mining transport corridors

    New Delhi: Anticipating resumption of mining before the monsoon, the Goa government plans to restart construction of now shelved dedicated mining transport corridors involving Rs 500 crore investment.

  • Rupee up 23 p at 61.75 vs $, logs best monthly gain since Oct

    Mumbai: The rupee today rose 23 paise to an over five-week closing high of 61.75 against the US dollar on exporters selling the American currency and positive cues from local equities, to clock the best monthly gain since October 2013.