Free Press Journal
  • Auschwitz guard suspect, 93, arrested in Germany

    Berlin: Germany authorities have arrested a 93-year-old man on suspicion of “multiple counts” of accessory to murder while he was a SS guard in the Auschwitz death camp.

  • Pawar to use Google Hangout to interact with people

    Mumbai:  As a part of efforts to campaign for the coming Lok Sabha elections, Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar will utilise the Google Hangout platform to interact with people.

  • RBI norms on loans not to hit MFIs’ profitability: Icra

    Mumbai: The Reserve Bank’s guidelines related to classification of bank loans to NBFC-MFIs under priority sector are unlikely to have a major impact on micro-finance institutions’ profitability, rating agency Icra said today.

  • Bar on video-conference talks between ministers and officials

    Chandigarh: Haryana Chief Electoral Officer Shrikant Walgad today issued directions asking the Chief Minister and his cabinet colleagues not to hold any discussion with officials through video-conference till the model code for elections is in force.

  • Google, Viacom settle YouTube copyright suit

    New York: Google and Viacom announced a settlement today in a long-running lawsuit claiming the Internet giant’s YouTube video-sharing site promoted copyright infringement.

  • Don’t want to be involved in AP poll tie-up process: Venkaiah

    Hyderabad: BJP spokesman and MP Prakash Javadekar is looking into the issue of party’s electoral alliance in Andhra Pradesh and a statement would be made at an appropriate time, senior BJP leader M Venkaiah Naidu said here today.

  • CBI court acquits ex-Haryana DGP in custodial killing case

    New Delhi: Nearly 20 years after two persons were killed in police custody, a special CBI court in Ambala today convicted two persons even as three other police officials, including the then Director General of Haryana Police Lachman Dass have been acquitted.

  • Tabloid editor knew about phone hacking, claims UK witness

    London: The former editor of Rupert Murdoch’s erstwhile tabloid News of the World agreed to payments that led to three phones in Britain’s royal household being hacked, the ongoing phone hacking trial here was told today.

  • AGP responsible for not forming alliance with BJP: Patowary

    Guwahati: BJP leader Chandra Mohan Patowary today charged Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) for failing to form an alliance between the two parties for the forthcoming Lok Sabha elections in Assam like the previous polls.

  • BJD MLA joins BJP after being denied party ticket

    Bhubaneswar: Denial of party tickets to at least 11 sitting MLAs from among the 69 names declared so far for the ensuing Odisha assembly elections by the ruling BJD, had its impact today with Gunupur MLA Ramamurthy Mutika tendering his resignation from the party.

  • HC reserves order on petition of MHADA workers urging pension

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court today reserved order on a petition filed by employees of Maharashtra Housing and Area Development Authority (MHADA) seeking pension on superannuation but the state said it will not sanction such a benefit.
    The order was reserved by a bench headed by Justice V M Kanade which indicated that it might give a judgement tomorrow.

  • No impediments for Indian IT items in China: Minister

    Beijing: China today refuted allegations of restricting access to Indian software companies, saying there are no impediments as several firms are securing contracts in the country.

  • Jaya case: SPP files plea in HC against cost on him

    Bangalore: Special Public Prosecutor Bhavani Singh today moved the Karnataka High Court seeking quashing of a special court order, imposing a cost of one-day salary for two consecutive days on him in the disproportionate assets case against Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa and three others.

  • Six candidates file election nominations in Vidarbha today

    Nagpur: As many as six candidates filed their nominations on the second day, from 10 seats in the Vidarbha region today.
    They include Congress-supported independent candidate from Akola Narayan Gawahankar, independent candidate from Amravati Raju Mankar, an independent candidate Chandrabhan Khobragade, Hindustan Janata Party’s Pankaj Masurkar, Samajwadi Party’s Rameshwar Thakre from Bhandara-Gondia and independent candidate from Yavatmal-Washim Lok Sabha constituency Sandeep Deokate, official sources said.