Free Press Journal
  • Car sales to grow up to 9 pc in India in 2014: JD Power

    New Delhi: Car sales in India would be back on track and grow by up to 9 per cent in the current year with leading manufacturers such as Maruti Suzuki and Hyundai Motor introducing new models to expand market share, global marketing information services company JD Power said.

  • Dalit girl gang-raped

    Aurangabad: A dalit girl was gang-raped allegedly by four persons in a village in Bihar’s Aurangabad district.

  • Nine killed in Iraq bomb attacks

    Baghdad: Nine people were killed and 10 wounded in bomb attacks, mainly targeting security forces in Iraq Tuesday, police said.

  • Government mill, school partially gutted in fire

    Srinagar: A government joinery mill and a school were partially gutted in separate fire incidents in Pulwama and Baramulla districts of Kashmir valley.

  • 18 killed in Maoists attack in Chhattisgarh

    Raipur: At least 18 people, including 15 security personnel and a villager, were killed Tuesday in a Maoist attack on CRPF and police men in a thickly forested part of Chhattisgarh, police said.

  • China to set up five private banks on trial basis

    Beijing: Internet giants Alibaba and Tencent are among the ten companies selected by China to set up private banks on a trial basis, country’s banking regulator said today.

  • Maldives parliament protests removal of poll panel chief

    Male: The sentencing and deposing of Maldives Elections Commissioner Fuad Thaufeeq is unlawful and without any proper procedures, Parliament Speaker Abdullah Shahid and Deputy Speaker Ahmed Nazim said in a joint statement, media reported.

  • Congress in Odisha battles crisis within

    Bhubaneswar: It has been out of power in Odisha since 2000. Fourteen years later, the Congress is still beset with factionalism and infighting, leading to crippling defections ahead of elections.

  • Newly discovered crocodile roamed with dinosaurs

    London: Scientists have discovered the fossils of a new species of a tiny crocodile that walked Earth some 126 million years ago – along with the mighty dinosaurs.

  • ​ED says RBI considering allowing cash withdrawal from mobile wallets

    MUMBAI: The Reserve Bank of India may allow customers to withdraw cash from mobile wallets issued by mobile network operators and non-banking entities depending upon certain legal and statutory clearances, Executive Director G. Padmanabhan said. Padmanabhan’s speech, at the Institute for Development and Research in Banking Technology, was uploaded on the RBI website today.

  • Funeral of Afghan vice president held

    Kabul: The state funeral service for Afghanistan’s first vice president Marshal Mohammad Qasim Fahim, who died Sunday, was held amid tight security in the Presidential Palace here Tuesday.

  • Two cops with polio team killed in Pakistan

    Islamabad: In continuing attacks on officials administering anti-polio drops in Pakistan, two police officials assigned to a polio vaccination team were gunned down Tuesday in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, media reported.

  • Nitish Kumar

    Modi’ new found love for Bihar a ploy to win votes: Nitish Kumar

    Patna: Stepping up the war of words with Narendra Modi, Nitish Kumar today said his promise to bestow a special status on Bihar along with a special package was nothing but a ‘ploy’ to win votes by ‘befooling’ people.

  • Uddhav Thackrey

    Uddhav asks BJP to clarify its stand on MNS

    Mumbai: Adopting an aggressive posture, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray today sought clarifications from the BJP regarding their stand on Raj Thackeray-led MNS.