Free Press Journal
  • Fin secy meets PSU cos on capex plan; prepares ground for new govt

    –Source: Fin secy met PSU cos on capex plan, their issues
    –Source: Fin secy, PSUs met today to prepare ground for new govt
    –Fin min source: 13 PSUs met fin secy today
    –Source: Fin secy met Coal India, BHEL, GAIL, other cos’ officials
    –Govt source: To have separate meet for power, telecom, steel PSUs
    –Fin min source: To present statement of fact to new govt –Source: PSUs FY14 capex 2.48 trln rupees

  • Xi Jinping

    Xi issues veiled warning to US, Asian allies over alliances

    Shanghai: President Xi Jinping today issued a veiled warning to the US and its allies in Asia over forging
    military alliances to counter China, amid Beijing’s strained ties with countries like Japan, Vietnam and the Philippines.

  • priyanka Vadra- Rahul gandhi

    Rahul, Priyanka in Amethi, discuss poll debacle

    Amethi:  Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi, who just managed to scrape out a victory in Amethi Lok Sabha constituency, Wednesday discussed the poll debacle with party leaders here.

  • China, Russia ink gas deal

    Shanghai: China and Russia Wednesday inked a long-awaited gas deal here, ending the decade-long natural gas supply talks between the two countries.

  • Nigeria blasts claim 162 lives

    Lagos: As many as 162 people were killed in the twin blasts that hit a market in Nigeria’s central city of Jos, security agencies said.

  • Narendra Modi

    Modi resigns as Gujarat Chief Minister

    Gandhinagar: Prime Minister designate Narendra Modi today resigned as Chief Minister of Gujarat, after heading the state for over 12 years.

  • NASA

    NASA to test launch first supersonic vehicle for Mars

    Washington: NASA has fully assembled its Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator (LDSD), the first supersonic saucer-shaped vehicle that could help scientists explore the surface of Mars, as it gears up for a flight test next month.

  • Mothers may recognise sex of sperm: Study

    London: It is not only the sperm of men but mothers may also influence the sex of her offspring. A significant study has now revealed that the reproductive system of female pigs can recognise the sex of the sperm.

  • Chinese engineer killed in Libya

    Tripoli: The Chinese embassy in Libya confirmed Wednesday that a Chinese engineer was killed in Libya’s second largest city of Benghazi.

  • Three killed in Taipei subway attack

    Taipei:Three people were killed and more than 20 injured in a subway attack in Taipei City Wednesday afternoon.

  • No confrontation with centre, says Chandy

    Thiruvananthapuram: Underlining that governance is different from politics, Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Wednesday said his administration would have no confrontation with the BJP-led central government.

  • Glaciers in Tibetan Plateau shrinking rapidly: Report

    Beijing: Glaciers in the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, home to several Himalayan rivers, have been shrunk by 15 per cent in the past three decades and the situation could worsen in future due to global warming, Chinese scientists say.

  • Slow economies bring down number of premium air travellers

    New Delhi: Economic slowdown in China, India and other economies of the East led to a significant contraction in business class air travel in March compared to the previous year, latest IATA data showed today.

  • Transfer terror cases out of Gujarat, demands JD(U)

    New Delhi: Latching on to Supreme Court judgement in Akshardham temple attack case,JD(U) today accused BJP leader Amit Shah and Gujarat government of “misusing” state machinery “against a particular community” and demanded that other such cases should be transferred out of that state.

  • 17 killed by militants in Nigeria

    London: At least 17 people were killed Wednesday in an attack by alleged Boko Haram militants in Nigeria, media reported.

  • Three held in connection with hit and run accident

    Mangalore (KAR): Three persons were arrested here today in connection with the killing of a senior Congress worker in a hit and run accident at nearby Baikampady last week, police said.