Free Press Journal
  • AirAsia receives Air Operating Permit from DGCA

    Chennai: Malaysia-based low cost airliner AirAsia is all set to begin operations in the country as the Directorate General of Civil Aviation has awarded the Air Operating Permit.

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    Sahmat terms Modi’s Bangladesh migrants comment fascist

    New Delhi: The Safdar Hashmi Memorial Trust (Sahmat) Thursday condemned BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi’s remarks about sending back illegal Bangladeshi migrants if he comes to power, calling it a “fascist” approach.

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    Rahul lashes out at TMC for not ushering change in West Bengal

    Ghatal (West Bengal): Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday lashed out at the Trinamool Congress-led government for disappointing the people of West Bengal in terms of not ushering development-related changes.

  • Court raps CBI for filing closure report after 30 years

    New Delhi: The CBI’s move to file a closure report in a 30-year-old case of cheating of an insurance company by four persons today irked a Delhi court which asked the agency to look into the delay and fix the responsibility on concerned officers.

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    Sonia targets Modi over ‘neech’ barb

    Kushinagar (UP): Narendra Modi was today at the receiving end of ‘neech (low-level)’ barb again, this time from Congress President Sonia Gandhi, who berated his “insult” of Rajiv Gandhi and said such “low-level” thought and words does not behove him and national politics.

  • Cong has good chance of forming govt with allies: Chidambaram

    New Delhi: Congress has a “very good chance” of forming a government under its leadership with some allies, Finance Minister P Chidambaram said today amid growing chorus of an “enlarged” UPA-III to stop Narendra Modi from coming to power.

  • BJP, AAP activists clash in Varanasi

    Varanasi: A clash broke out between BJP and AAP supporters at the Lanka Chowk outside Banaras Hindu University where the saffron party staged a protest over the refusal of permission for Narendra Modi’s rally here.

  • Conciliation offer to Vodafone stands withdrawn: FM

    New Delhi: The government has decided to withdraw the offer of non-binding conciliation to Vodafone and defend its case in the international arbitration being planned by the UK telecom giant in the Rs 20,000 crore capital gains tax dispute, Finance Minister P Chidambaram said today.

  • Naxals burnt down 417 vehicles in 25 years in Gadchiroli

    Nagpur: Naxals in Gadchiroli district of east Maharashtra have burnt down as many as 417 vehicles, collectively worth over Rs 15 crore, in last 25 years as part of their anti-establishment operations, police said today.

  • Breast cancer, hypertension on the rise in Goa

    Panaji: Over 250 new breast cancer cases are detected every year and hypertension is playing havoc with the health of Goans, who are otherwise known for their laid-back lifestyle, a survey said.

  • BCCI acting on Srinivasan’s behest: Abdi

    New Delhi: The turf war between the suspended Rajasthan Cricket Association and the BCCI escalated today with RCA Deputy President Mehmood Abdi accusing the Board of acting in the most unfair manner to satisfy the “vengeance, hate and prejudicial grudge” carried by N Srinivasan against Lalit Modi.

  • Soon, cheap portable chip for instant blood tests

    Washington: Scientists are developing a portable credit-card sized chip that can be used to run instant blood tests to detect anything from HIV to diabetes.

  • Batsmen set for blitzkrieg as Kings XI Punjab-RCB face off

    Bangalore: The spotlight will be firmly on Glenn Maxwell and Royal Challengers Bangalore’s Chris Gayle as the two power-hitters gear up to lead a dazzling array of strokemakers, with the high-flying Kings XI Punjab seeking to maintain their stranglehold in IPL-7 here tomorrow.

  • Gold, silver tumble on sharp fall in global markets

    New Delhi: Gold lost its sheen by falling Rs 350 to Rs 30,400 per ten gram in the national capital today on stockists selling, tracking a weak trend in global markets.

  • Parties demand removal of Tripura CEO

    Agartala: Four opposition parties including Congress have demanded removal of Tripura Chief Electoral Officer Ashutosh Jindal for his alleged partisan role in the Lok Sabha elections in the state.