Free Press Journal
  • BSF for upgradations to secure Indo-Pak border effectively

    New Delhi: BSF is looking for good road network in one of the most inhospitable terrains for security forces in the marshy Rann of Kutch area to secure India’s borders with Pakistan more effectively.

  • Vodafone conciliation decision after transfer pricing row ends

    New Delhi: The government will take a decision on withdrawal of conciliation offer to Vodafone for resolving the Rs 20,000 crore tax dispute after a transfer pricing case concerning the UK telecom giant is settled.

  • SC declines urgent hearing on Subrata Roy’s plea

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court Friday denied an immediate hearing on Sahara India chief Subrata Roy’s plea to recall a non-bailable warrant issued against him for not appearing before the court in person on Feb 26.

  • India Stocks Review: Up for 5th straight session; Sensex above 21100

    MUMBAI – The benchmark indices ended up for the fifth straight session, with the S&P BSE 30-scrip Sensex closing above 21100 for the first time after Jan 24, led by gains in shares of pharmaceutical, information technology and automobile companies.

  • DSP, 2 others injured in mob attack; police open fire

    Mongaldoi: Three persons including a senior police official were injured when a group of people protesting against a village defence party pelted stones at police which opened fire to quell the mob in Assam’s Darrang district.

  • Trooper injured in Poonch landmine blast

    Jammu: An Indian trooper was injured Friday in a landmine explosion in Krishna Ghati sector near the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu region, official sources here said.

  • Govt nod to streamline governance structure of Nalanda varsity

    New Delhi: Government today gave its nod to bring some amendments to the Nalanda University (Amendment) Bill, 2013 as suggested by a Parliamentary Panel to further streamline the governance structure of the proposed university in Bihar.

  • Breeding centre for tiger shrimp at Port Blair

    New Delhi: With the setting up of a breeding centre in Port Blair, production and exports of tiger shrimp is expected to increase multi-fold in the next five years, the government said today.

  • BJP announces candidates on legislative council seats

    Patna: Former RJD leader Nawal Kish ore Yadav was among eight candidates nominated by the BJP to contest the legislative council seats, the polling for which will be held on March 20 next, a party leader said today.

  • No military operation under way in FATA: Pakistani minister

    Islamabad: Pakistan’s Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan Friday said no military operation was going on in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) and only targeted action was being carried out.

  • FIFA delegation satisfied with Salt Lake Stadium

    Kolkata: A FIFA delegation on a visit to  inspect venues in connection with the 2017 Under-17 Football World Cup, which India would host, expressed satisfaction with the Salt Lake Stadium.

  • TRS puts off crucial meeting to discuss election strategy

    Hyderabad: Amidst mounting suspense on whether it would merge with the Congress or forge an electoral alliance, the Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) postponed its crucial politburo joint meeting, which was scheduled for tomorrow, primarily to discuss its election strategy.

  • China seeks greater military cooperation with Pakistan

    Islamabad: China today sought enhanced “pragmatic military cooperation” with Pakistan to jointly safeguard regional peace and stability in the face of the “ever-changing” global security situation.

  • Wear backpack, walk and charge mobile phone!

    New York: To address growing demands to recharge electrical devices in a world that is constantly facing power outages, researchers developing a new, portable charging source that relies on human walk.

  • Madhyamik examinees injured, CM makes special arrangement

    Kolkata: The driver was killed and at least seven students appearing in the ongoing Madhyamik Examination were injured when their vehicle overtured after hitting a tree at Khejuri in East Midnapore district today, West Bengal
    Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said.