Free Press Journal
  • ComMin recommends antidumping levy on US, Chinese solar cells

    New Delhi: The Commerce Ministry has recommended levying anti-dumping duty on solar cells imported from the US, Malaysia, China and Chinese Taipei, a move that would provide relief to struggling domestic manufacturers.

  • Anonymous letter threatens to target Modi, Advani, Akhilesh

    New Delhi: The superintendent of Ghaziabad railway station has received an anonymous letter threatening to target political leaders including Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi, BJP leader L K Advani and UP Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, and attack railway stations and temples.

  • Natural gas output falls over 7 percent year-on-year

    New Delhi: Production of natural gas in April recorded a year-on-year fall of 7.7 percent as both public and private sector explorers failed to meet targets, data released Friday by the petroleum ministry showed.

  • Thai military summons former premier, spells out new agenda

    Bangkok: A day after staging a coup, Thai army chief today summoned top politicians, including former premier Yingluck Shinawatra and outlined his plans for the deeply polarised nation, saying economic, social and political reforms were needed before returning power to the people.

  • Yoga helped me in performing well: Pujara

    Chandigarh: India cricketer Cheteshwar Pujara today revealed that yoga and meditation have not only helped him maintain a healthy lifestyle but also perform well on the field.

  • Two girls charred to death in Odisha fire incident

    Keonjhar (Odisha): Two girl children were charred to death after being engulfed with fire in their house possibly due to electric short-circuit in Odisha’s Keonjhar district today, police said.

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    Put poll debacle behind, win back support, Mulayam tells party

    Lucknow: Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav Friday urged party workers and legislators to move ahead from the humiliating defeat in the Lok Sabha polls and work to win back the confidence and support of the people.

  • Cancellation of Arjuna to Kerala athlete challenged in HC

    New Delhi: A Kerala-based organisation today moved the Delhi High Court against the Centre’s last minute decision not to confer triple jump athlete Renjith Maheshwary with the prestigious Arjuna award in 2013.

  • Congress Parliamentary Party meeting Saturday

    New Delhi: The Congress will Saturday hold the first meeting of its parliamentary party after the debacle in the Lok Sabha election where the party could win only 44 seats.

  • Bengal CPI(M) not to attend Modi’s swearing-in: SK Mishra

    Kolkata: The CPI(M), which faced a complete rout in the just-concluded Lok Sabha polls, today said that no one from the party’s West Bengal unit would attend Narendra Modi’s swearing-in ceremony on May 26.

  • India recalls its troops from joint exercise in Thailand

    New Delhi: India has recalled its troops currently in Thailand for the bilateral ‘Maitree’ military exercise in the wake of the coup there even as it pitched for restoration of normalcy based on the principles of democracy and will of the people of that country.

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    Maharashtra CM to focus on development to win Assembly polls

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan has created ministerial groups with four MLAs each, to speed up clearance of files related to policy matters and development works, sources said here today.

  • Mah polls:BJP scoffs at MNS’ move to project Raj as CM nominee

    Mumbai: The BJP today ridiculed the move of Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) to project its party head Raj Thackeray as the chief ministerial nominee for the state Assembly elections this year, employing the Narendra Modi gambit.

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    Gold endures multi-month low on sluggish demand

    Mumbai: Gold prices continued its dive for the seven-straight session to hit multi-month lows at the domestic bullion market here today due to consistent selling by speculators amid lack of local buying interest.

  • Market remains in grip of Modi mania; Nifty scales new peak

    Mumbai: Shares continued their northward journey for the second consecutive day as the benchmark CNX Nifty surged by another 91 points to end at a new closing peak of 7,367 today on hopes of economic reforms after a new BJP- led Government takes charge next week.

  • Odisha seeks Centre’s help as Puri Temple faces Kasturi crunch

    Bhubaneswar: The Puri Jagannath Temple is facing a shortage of ‘Kasturi’ (musk collected from a stag’s navel) and the Odisha government has urged the Centre to ensure its procurement from Nepal before next year’s Navakalebara festival.

  • Pak intensifies military action against militants

    Islamabad: At least four militants were killed and scores of others were injured today in targeted and intensified military action against the insurgents in Pakistan’s North Waziristan tribal region.