Free Press Journal
  • rupee high

    Re loses 4 paise against dollar

    Mumbai: Ignoring the surge in local stocks, the rupee continued its downfall for the third straight day as it lost four paise against the dollar to end the day at 59.15.

  • Lion cub runs amok on Russian sleeper train

    Moscow: In a bizarre incident, an 80-kilogramme lion cub ran wild and sparked panic on a Siberia-bound Russian train after a woman sneaked it on the sleeper by registering it for travel as a “domestic cat”.

  • King Khan rides high over Knights’ victory

    Bangalore: Bollywood Badshah Shahrukh Khan, co-owner of IPL-7 winner Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), was over the moon, as he revelled and regalled thousands of frenzied fans at the Chinnaswamy stadium in early Monday.

  • Samsung to launch Tizen-powered smartphone in Q3

    New York: Korean electronics giant Samsung will launch the first smartphone based on its Tizen platform in the July-September quarter this year, a move aimed at reducing dependence on the popular Google’s Android OS.

  • Sensex

    Sensex surges by 467 pts; L&T zooms 6.40%

    Mumbai: The BSE benchmark Sensex today surged by 467 points, the biggest gain in the past three weeks, taking cues from strong global trends, a day before the RBI’s monetary policy review which is widely expected to hold rates.

  • Om Prakash Chautala

    HC seeks CBI’s response on Chautala’s plea for interim bail

    New Delhi: Delhi High Court today sought CBI’s response on former Haryana Chief Minister Om Prakash Chautala’s plea, seeking six weeks interim bail to attend funeral and perform the other rituals of his younger brother Pratap Singh Chautala, who died yesterday.

  • 2008 blasts: Suspected IM operative sent to JC till June 13

    New Delhi: Suspected Indian Mujahideen (IM) operative Faizan Ahmed Sultan, who was arrested last month after being deported from Sharjah, was today remanded in judicial custody till June 13 by a court here in connection with a 2008 Delhi serial blasts case.

  • Cabinet Secretary Ajit Seth gets six-month extension

    New Delhi: Cabinet Secretary Ajit Seth was today given six months extension in service, just 12 days before he was supposed to retire, in an apparent move to ensure continuity by the new Narendra Modi government.

  • AIFF Club Licensing Appeals Committee to meet tomorrow

    New Delhi: The appeal petitions of four clubs – Mohammedan Sporting, United SC, Churchill Brothers and Rangdajied United will be assessed when the All India Football Federation (AIFF) Club Licensing Appeals Committee meet at the Football House here tomorrow.

  • Adani group chief meets Home Minister, Home Secy

    New Delhi: Adani Group chairman Gautam Adani, who was at the centre of attack from Congress and AAP during the Lok Sabha election campaign, today met Home Minister Rajnath Singh.

  • Maruti, Hyundai sales up in May as new govt brings hope

    New Delhi: Buoyed by positive sentiment over the formation of a stable government at Centre, domestic car sales saw an upswing in May with major firms, Maruti Suzuki, Hyundai, Honda and Ford reporting good growth.

  • akhilesh singh yadav

    Akhilesh meets Guv, discusses action taken in Badaun incident

    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav today met Governor B L Joshi and he is believed to have apprised him of the action taken by the government in the aftermath of the alleged gangrape of two girls in Badaun that has sparked nation-wide outrage.