Free Press Journal
  • UK becoming unpopular among Indian and Pak students: report

    London: The number of overseas students coming to study in Britain from Commonwealth countries like India and Pakistan has dwindled from one lakh to 35,000 in the past three years, according to the latest immigration report published today.

  • Drug racket: ED to issue fresh summons to son of SAD MLA

    Chandigarh: The son of senior Akali Dal leader and former Punjab minister Sarwan Singh Phillaur is likely to be summoned for the fourth time for questioning in the Rs 5,000 crore synthetic drug racket.

  • Inspired by BJP’s Modi gambit, MNS may project Raj for CM

    Mumbai: Leaders of Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) today said they were in favour of projecting the party president Raj Thackeray as the Chief Ministerial nominee ahead of the coming Assembly elections in Maharashtra.

  • Gold crashes by Rs 800; biggest single-day fall in 2014

    New Delhi: Gold prices today plummeted by up to Rs 800, the biggest fall in a day this year, to 10-month low levels in major bullion markets of the country after RBI eased import restrictions on the precious metal.

  • Army chief defers visit to Tajikistan, Turkmenistan

    New Delhi: Amid preparations to brief the next government on the issues facing the Defence Ministry and the armed forces, Army Chief Gen Bikram Singh has deferred his visit to Tajikistan and Turkmenistan.

  • Elected as MP, Rio to step down as Nagaland CM tomorrow

    Kohima: Newly elected lone Member of Lok Sabha from Nagaland and incumbent Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio would be resigning from CM’s post and state assembly tomorrow with Chief Minister-designate T R Zeliang slated to take oath by later in the evening.

  • Sonia rejects Gogoi’s resignation offer

    New Delhi: Congress chief Sonia Gandhi today “outrightly” rejected the resignation offered by Assam Chief Minister Tarun following the party’s debacle in the state in Lok Sabha polls.

  • Navin Ramgoolam to attend Modi’s swearing-in ceremony

    New Delhi: Along with many SAARC Heads of Governments and States, Mauritius Prime Minister Navin Ramgoolam will be attending the swearing-in ceremony of Narendra Modi as Prime Minister on May 26.

  • Priyanka should take up formal position in Congress: Thomas

    New Delhi: Outgoing union minister K.V. Thomas has said that Congress workers were keen that Priyanka Gandhi Vadra joins “the organisation” as it needs a younger leadership which could lead the party after its worst defeat in the general election.

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    EC may frame charges against Ashok Chavan in paid news case

    New Delhi: The Election Commission (EC) is likely to frame charges against former Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan tomorrow in connection with the alleged ‘paid news’ and furnishing of “incorrection” election accounts case against him.

  • Suspected IM operative’s judicial custody extended till June 5

    New Delhi: A Delhi court today extended till June 5 the judicial custody of suspected Indian Mujahideen operative Faizan Ahmed Sultan, who was arrested after being deported from Sharjah in connection with a case of waging war against the country.

  • Cong serves notices on Punjab MLAs for seeking Bajwa’s resignation

    Chandigarh: Congress’s Punjab unit has served show-cause notices on its two MLAs for leading a group of legislators and leaders and openly seeking the resignation of state unit chief Partap Singh Bajwa following the party’s dismal performance in the Lok Sabha elections.

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    Two players approached by bookies in this IPL: Gavaskar

    Kolkata: The interim president of BCCI-IPL Sunil Gavaskar today admitted that two cricketers were approached by the bookies and the matter has been reported to the Anti-Corruption and Security Unit officials (ACSU).

  • Uthappa powers Knight Riders to 195/4

    Kolkata“Robin Uthappa struck a blistering unbeaten 83 off 51 balls to take Kolkata Knight Riders to a mammoth 195 for four against Royal Challengers Bangalore in their Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Eden Gardens here Thursday.

  • 2G case: CBI seeks time to file reply on Shahid Balwa’s plea

    New Delhi: CBI today sought time to file its response before a Delhi court on Swan Telecom promoter Shahid Usman Balwa’s plea seeking permission to withdraw the answers given by him earlier in reply to court’s query in the ongoing trial in 2G spectrum allocation case.