Free Press Journal
  • India not pursuing any agenda for expansion of BRICS

    New Delhi: India today said it will not pursue any agenda for expansion of Brazil-Russia-India-China- South Africa (BRICS) bloc during the upcoming summit in July in Brazil.

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    Modi reviews Guj water supply situation, urges focus on Kutch

    Ahmedabad: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi today reviewed the ground situation of drinking water supply in the scarcity-hit areas of the state in peak summer, a day after polling for the final phase of Lok Sabha elections ended.

  • Banks may set up holding cos; SPV to raise funds

    New Delhi: The Finance Ministry today asked PSU banks to explore the possibility of setting up holding company and Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) to raise funds for expansion as the government may not be able to provide more than Rs 8,000 crore additional capital support this fiscal.

  • Another book now says Sonia Gandhi called the shots

    New Delhi: Charging the Congress party with becoming less democratic and more centralised, another book by technocrat Arun Maira released Tuesday says that party president Sonia Gandhi was the one who took key decisions on governance.

  • Prolonged exposure to paint, glue may harm memory

    Washington: People who are exposed to paint, glue or degreaser fumes at work may experience memory and thinking problems decades after the exposure, a new study has warned.

  • India, Pak should ensure LoC is like border: Lambah

    Srinagar: There can be no redrawing of borders between India and Pakistan and any solution to Kashmir issue should ensure that Line of Control (LoC) be “like a border”, S K Lambah, Special envoy of the outgoing Prime Minister, today said.

  • Smartphone sales in India jump over 200% in Q1 2014: CMR

    New Delhi: India’s smartphone shipments rose over 219 per cent to 14.5 million units in January-March this year with more than half of the handsets shipped being 3G enabled, research firm CyberMedia Research (CMR) said today.

  • BJP urges EC to deploy Paramilitary forces during counting

    Lucknow: BJP today urged the Election Commission to deploy Central Paramilitary forces and install closed circuit cameras at the counting stations, apprehending rigging during counting of votes by SP in Uttar Pradesh.

  • CCI clears Shapoorji’ stake buy in Sterling and Wilson

    New Delhi: Fair trade regulator CCI has given its approval to Shapoorji Pallonji & Company Ltd and Khurshed Yazdi Daruvala to buy additional 11.38 per cent stake in Sterling and Wilson, as the proposed deal will not lead to any change in control of management of the firm.

  • Sebi imposes Rs 3-lakh fine on 2 individuals in Cinemax case

    Mumbai: Market regulator Sebi today slapped a fine of Rs 3 lakh on two individuals for failing to disclose details about release of encumbered shares within the stipulated time frame in the matter of Cinemax India.

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    Rajasthan Royals set 149-run target for Super Kings

    Ranchi: A captain’s knock of 51 by Shane Watson took Rajasthan Royals to 148 for eight in 20 overs against Chennai Super Kings in the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the JSCA International Stadium Complex here Tuesday.

  • Sensex breaches 24,000-mark

    Mumbai: A benchmark index of Indian equities markets Tuesday crossed the 24,000-point mark for the first time in its history, recording the third straight high.

  • Draw water from ATMs for 30 paise under DJB’s new initiative

    New Delhi: Soon residents of the resettlement colonies in the national capital would be able to draw water from water-ATMs paying a token amount of 30 paise under a new initiative by the Delhi Jal Board (DJB).

  • No security cover without prior approval of HQ: CP orders

    New Delhi: In order to regulate the security cover given to protectees in the national capital, the Delhi Police has asked all its zones not to grant personal security without prior approval of the Headquarters.

  • ED confiscates ex-Jharkhand minister’s property

    Patna: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) today confiscated assets, worth Rs 7.98 crore, of former Jharkhand health and labour minister Bhanu Pratap Shahi under money laundering act.