Free Press Journal
  • Bharti Telecom buys Airtel’s shares for Rs 172 cr, hikes stake

    New Delhi: Country’s largest telecom operator Bharti Airtel today said one of its promoter group entity Bharti Telecom has bought 57.14 lakh shares of the company for Rs 171.92 crore through various market transactions.

  • Varanasi admin seeks Intelligence inputs, additional forces

    Varanasi: The district administration has requested the state government for Intelligence inputs and additional security forces in view of the sensitive nature of this VVIP parliamentary constituency.

  • HSBC, RBS see RBI leaving rates unchanged on Tuesday

    Mumbai: The Reserve Bank may keep status quo on key policy rates on Tuesday, although it may not be fully done with the tightening as core inflation continues to be sticky, foreign brokerages HSBC and RBS said today.

  • Mediterranean diet may lower risk of diabetes

    Washington: A Mediterranean diet, rich in beans, nuts, fish and olive oil, is linked to a lower risk of diabetes, especially among people at high risk for cardiovascular disease, scientists have found.

  • 2 killed, 3 injured in LeT attack in Kathua

    Jammu: In daring twin attacks, suspected Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militants in combat uniform struck terror on the outskirts of Jammu in Kathua district and killed a civilian and a soldier guarding an Army camp gate, leaving three others injured.

  • Women, minorities bear the layoff brunt more: Study

    New York: Current corporate layoff practices focusing on positions and tenure, rather than worker performance are inimical to maintaining workplace equality, a new research has found.

  • Taliban refuses to free former Pakistan PM’s son

    Islamabad:The Taliban has refused to free the sons of former Pakistan prime minister Yousuf Raza Gilani and slain Punjab governor Salman Taseer, media reported Friday.

  • Manifestos bring hope to lesbians, gays et al

    New Delhi: Providing a glimmer of hope to India’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community ahead of the elections are some political parties that are batting for the rights of sexual minorities by highlighting the issue in their manifestoes.

  • ‘Digambar Kamat will be arrested in mining scam’

    Panaji: Former Goa chief minister Digambar Kamat will “sooner or later” be “arrested” in connection with a Rs.35,000 crore mining scam in the state, BJP vice president Wilfred Misquita said Friday.

  • Govt needs to own up responsibility for IAF accidents: BJP

    New Delhi: BJP today attacked UPA Government for the crash of a newly acquired US-made C-130J aircraft near Gwalior in which five crew members were killed, saying it needs to own up responsiblility for the accidents in the force.

  • AAP names 35 Lok Sabha candidates

    New Delhi: The AAP Friday named 35 more people contesting the Lok Sabha polls, fielding former BJP leader Kanubhai Kalasariya from Bhavnagar in Gujarat.

  • ‘UPA govt disappointed Tamils by not voting against Lanka’

    Chennai: Charging the Congress-led UPA government with disappointing Tamils by not voting in favour of a US-sponsored resolution against Sri Lanka, DMK today contended that even Congress workers in Tamil Nadu would not accept this.