Free Press Journal
  • Sensex gains 29 pts in choppy trade ahead of IIP data

    Mumbai: The BSE benchmark index Sensex today recovered by 29 points in a volatile trade on selective buying in pharma, FMCG and banking stocks even as global markets remained weak on concerns over China’s growth.

  • Govt wants Boeing to pay up for AI losses on Dreamliner flaws

    Hyderabad: The government today said it is working on a compensation package that it will claim from US aircraft maker Boeing for the financial losses suffered by the national carrier on account of frequent glitches in the Dreamliner aircraft but ruled out any re-think on deliveries.

  • ICICI launches portable POS; patrons at hotels to benefit

    Mumbai:  In order to do away with inconvenience around entering secret PIN number for card transactions in hotels, a point-of-sale operator backed by the country’s largest private sector lender ICICI Bank today said it has launched a portable machine.

  • Malaysia seeks India’s assistance to trace missing aircraft

    New Delhi: Malaysia has sought assistance from India to trace its missing aircraft with 239 people aboard following an offer to this effect from President Pranab Mukherjee even as the government here initiated the process of appointing designated people to share information and take the matter forward.

  • EC approval needed for social media campaign: CEO

    Chennai: The approval of an Election Commission of India appointed panel is needed for launching a poll campaign in the social media, Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Praveen Kumar said here today.

  • Former Cong MP Tejaswini joins BJP

    Bangalore: Former Congress MP Tejaswini Ramesh, who shot into fame after defeating former Prime Minister H D Deve Gowda in the 2004 Lok Sabha polls, today joined the BJP, saying it can provide a stable government under the able leadership of Narendra Modi.

  • FIR against 8 MBBS students for ragging juniors

    Patan: An FIR was today lodged against eight MBBS students for allegedly ragging 18 juniors at a medical college hostel in the district, police said.

  • CPI finalises candidates for Lok Sbaha polls

    Thiruvananthapuram: CPI, the second largest partner in the CPI(M) led LDF, has finalised candidates in the four seats it is contesting in Kerala.

  • Poll: Feb WPI inflation seen easing to 9-month low of 4.9%

    New Delhi: India’s inflation rate based on the wholesale price index is likely to have declined to a nine-month low of 4.9% in February from 5.1% the  previous month, a Cogencis poll showed.

  • FMC asks NMCE to check price manipulation

    New Delhi: Commodity markets regulator FMC has directed NMCE – the country’s third biggest commodity bourse – to closely monitor the transactions on its platform to check price manipulation.

  • My ‘differences’ with AAP, generated by media

    Amethi (UP): AAP leader Kumar Vishwas today said that his reported differences with Arvind Kejriwal-led party were “generated” by media, a section of which, he alleged was trying to “defame” the party.

  • RSS was not involved in Mahatma’s killing: Advani

    New Delhi: The RSS was not involved in the killing of Mahatma Gandhi, BJP patriarch L.K. Advani said in a blog, quoting Gandhi’s grandson Rajmohan Gandhi Wednesday.

  • UK witnesses 21 pc drop in study visas to Indians in 2013

    Mumbai: In the aftermath of the murder of an Indian pupil and issues like stringent policies and depreciating currency, the United Kingdom witnessed a 21 per cent drop in study visas issued to Indians in 2013.