Free Press Journal
  • Ukraine calls for emergency UN Security Council meeting

    Kiev: Ukraine has called for a UN Security Council emergency meeting to help deal with the crisis in its eastern regions and stop alleged aggression from Russia, Prime Minister Arseny Yatsenyuk said Thursday.

  • East Ukraine town declares martial rule

    Kiev: The self proclaimed Luhansk People’s Republic in eastern Ukraine Thursday declared martial law and asked Russia to send troops to protect civilians, a media report said.

  • Nepal PM to attend Modi’s swearing-in

    Kathmandu: Nepal Prime Minister Sushil Koirala has decided to attend the swearing in ceremony of India’s new prime minister Narendra Modi Monday, it was announced Thursday.

  • Karna seeks Centre nod for special courts to try land grabbing cases

    Bangalore: Karnataka Government would try to prevail upon the Central government to allow it to set up special courts to try cases of encroachment of government land and to get Presidential nod for the Karnataka Land Grabbing (Prohibition) Bill, 2011, passed by the legislature.

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    I might produce, but current focus is on acting: Sonakshi

    New Delhi: Actress Sonakshi Sinha has a family production house – Shotgun Movies – and she may associate herself with it to produce movies in future, but says her current focus is on acting.

  • Indian Everester missing in Nepal after avalanche

    Kathmandu: Indian mountaineer Chhanda Gayen, the second civilian woman from West Bengal to scale Mount Everest, has gone missing while she was on way to climb the 8,505-metre Kanchenjunga West peak, an official here said Thursday.

  • NMCC to propose setting up public funded equity fund to govt

    New Delhi: To extend timely and adequate credit to micro, small and medium enterprises, the National Manufacturing Competitiveness Council (NMCC) will propose setting up of public funded equity fund to the government.

  • Air India put on cash-and-carry mode?

    Mumbai: Mumbai Airport authorities have put Air India on a cash-and-carry mode after its dues mounted to Rs 450 crore, sources said today.

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    Mulayam dissolves state executive of SP

    Lucknow: Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav Thursday dissolved its Uttar Pradesh executive and 15 other wings following the party’s debacle in the Lok Sabha election.

  • MH370: Bluefin resumes underwater search,to end hunt next week

    Sydney: A robotic mini-submarine deployed to search for the crashed MH370’s debris today resumed the hunt after eight days of suspended operations ahead of its final week of scouring the Indian Ocean seabed, which will now be mapped to locate the final resting place of the jet.

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    Jewellery stocks gain up to 20% as RBI eases gold import curbs

    Mumbai: Jewellery stocks today ended with as much as 20 per cent gains after the Reserve Bank eased gold import norms by allowing select trading houses, in addition to already permitted banks, to procure the metal to boost exports.

  • Thai army chief announces military coup

    Bangkok: Thailand’s army chief today announced coup to restore stability after six months of anti-government protests left the country deeply paralysed.