Free Press Journal
  • Incoming Modi govt represents opportunity to US Biz: PhRMA

    New Delhi: The incoming Modi-led government represents an ‘excellent opportunity’ for American industries to strengthen and rekindle their relationships with India, a leading US industry body has said.

  • Najeeb Jung

    Jung takes review meeting of Revenue Dept

    New Delhi: Delhi’s Lt Governor Najeeb Jung today took a review meeting of the Revenue Department to get an update on the work being carried out in each district.

  • Kohli fires as RCB score 160 for six against Sunrisers

    Hyderabad: Skipper Virat Kohli was back in form at the nick of time as Royal Challengers Bangalore scored a respectable 160 for six against Sunrisers Hyderabad on a difficult track in an IPL encounter here today.

  • Illegal sand mining: NGT appoints officer to conduct survey

    New Delhi: The National Green Tribunal today appointed a senior officer of Haryana Mining Department to carry out a survey within a month to ascertain the topography and quantity of sand mined at an Air Force land at a village in Faridabad district.

  • Xerox, Flipkart to sell multibrand A4 laser printer cartridges

    New Delhi: Xerox India today launched a new range of Xerox laser cartridges, compatible with HP and Canon A4 printers, to tap into the over Rs 2,500 crore A4 consumable market (cartridges and toners) in India.

  • J&K Guv, CM express grief over 17 persons’ death in accident

    Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Governor N N Vohra and Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today expressed grief over the death of 17 persons in an accident on Srinagar-Jammu National Highway, which also left 34 others injured.

  • RBI plans radical overhaul of customer protection norms

    Mumbai: In measures aimed at protecting banking consumers, the Reserve Bank is in the process of formulating strict guidelines to discourage lenders from mis-selling and to hold them accountable for all products they are offering.

  • One BJP worker killed, three injured in road accident

    Rajahmundry (AP): One BJP activist was killed and three others were injured when the car in which they were travelling collided with a truck in West Godavari district in Andhra Pradesh today, police said.

  • President invites Modi to be PM

    New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee Tuesday invited Narendra Modi to be the next prime minister of India, and  will swear him in May 26, a Rashtrapati Bhavan statement said.

  • CIA to stop using vaccination programmes as cover for spying

    Washington: The US has vowed never to use an immunisation campaign as a tool for spying amid a resurgence of polio in Pakistan where the CIA sent a vaccination team to track down Osama bin Laden through a fake vaccination drive.

  • Jitan Ram manjhi

    A journey from clerk to CM

    Patna: Once a clerk in Posts and Telegraph department, Jitan Ram Manjhi, a ‘mahadalit’ who was picked by Nitish Kumar to lead Bihar, is an old hand in the state’s politics with stints as minister in Congress, RJD and JD(U) governments since 1980.

  • 18 gelatin sticks and six detonators seized from duo

    Madurai: Eighteen gelatin sticks and six detonators were among the explosive material seized from two persons at two different areas in the district today, police said.

  • Power cuts surface in Pb as demand soars with rise in mercury

    Chandigarh: Punjab State Power Corporation (PSPCL) has started imposing power cuts across all consumer categories due to gap between demand and supply, proving claims of having surplus electricity in the state to be wrong.

  • Kohli only Indian in most marketable athlete list

    New Delhi: Indian batting star Virat Kohli has been rated second behind British Formula One racer Lewis Hamilton in the list of most marketable athletes by the UK magazine, ‘SportsPro’.

  • MNS chief Raj Thackeray to address Mumbai rally on May 31

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Navnirman Sena Chief Raj Thackeray will address a rally of party members on May 31 in Mumbai to review the party’s performance in the Lok Sabha elections and announce plans for Maharashtra assembly polls.

  • Modi has helped BJP to realise its dream: Rajnath Singh

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Rajnath Singh described the mandate given to prime minister-designate Narendra Modi as a dream come true for the party, while formally endorsing Modi as the Bharatiya Janata Parliamentary Party leader.