Free Press Journal
  • India Inc hails RBI’s move to cut SLR

    New Delhi: India Inc today said a cut in key rates by the Reserve Bank would have been propitious for growth, even as it hailed the central bank’s move to slash SLR, saying it will give more room to banks for onward lending to the corporate sector.

  • Ex-Pakistan PM Ashraf indicted in graft case

    Islamabad: Former Pakistan Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf was today charged in court along with 11 others in a power sector corruption case.

  • Union Minister Gopinath Munde Dies In A Road Accident

    Court grants bail to driver in Munde’s accident case

    New Delhi: A Delhi court today granted bail to Gurvinder Singh who was arrested in connection with the accident which led to the death of Union Rural Development Minister Gopinath Munde.

  • Satypal Singh seeks impartial probe into sex racket matter

    Mumbai:  BJP MP and former Mumbai Police chief Satyapal Singh today sought an impartial probe into busting of an alleged prostitution racket being operated from his flat, that he had rented out, in suburban Andheri.

  • Fit-again Irfan wants to win World Cup for Pakistan

    Lahore: The world’s tallest cricketer Mohammad Irfan Tuesday said he could win next year’s World Cup for Pakistan single-handedly after regaining full fitness from a hip bone injury which had sidelined him for six months.

  • Shivraj Singh Chouhan

    MP CM Chouhan condoles Munde’s death

    Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan today condoled untimely demise of BJP leader and Union Rural Development Minister Gopinath Munde as a great loss to the nation.

  • Airtel Ties Up With Tigo, Zantel For Mobile Money Transfer

    Bharti Airtel may sell tower assets in Africa

    New Delhi: Telecom giant Bharti Airtel is  expected to sell-off over 15,000 towers in Africa for about USD 2-3 billion, which will help it reduce debt, bankers familiar with the development said.

  • Sensex gains 174 points; metal stocks zoom

    Mumbai:  A benchmark index of Indian equities markets Tuesday closed 173.74 points or 0.70 percent up, as metal, oil and gas and capital goods stocks rose.

  • Akhilesh Yadav

    Akhilesh accuses media of highlighting only UP incidents

    Lucknow: Amid nation-wide outrage over the Badaun gangrape and murder incident, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav today accused the media of highlighting cases occurring in UP while ignoring those in other states.

  • Odisha CM meets Naidu, seeks modification of JNNURM funding

    New Delhi: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today met Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu and sought modification of funding released under Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM) so as to make the scheme state specific.

  • Mentally deranged man strangles mother to death

    Jamshedpur:A mentally deranged man strangled his mother to death in Rangatand village in Jharkhand’s Seraikela-Kharswan district, police said today.

  • Eden Garden to welcome KKR with folk music, dances

    Kolkata: The Eden Gardens’ green turf here was deluged in a sea of purple as nearly 30,000 fans waited to welcome home team Kolkata Knight Riders, winners of this year’s Indian Premier League.

  • ICC investigations into corruption critical: Tendulkar

    Singapore: Retired but still very much in touch with the game he considers his life, iconic Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar today said the ongoing investigations into corruption in cricket are critical and fans deserve fair competition.

  • Political leaders condole Munde’s death

    New Delhi:  Leaders cutting across party lines Tuesday condoled the death of rural development minister Gopinath Munde, describing his demise as shocking and sudden.

  • Badaun gangrape: HC seeks copies of postmortem reports

    Lucknow:  The Allahabad High Court today directed a petitioner to produce the copies of postmortem reports and FIR filed by the families of victims of Badaun gangrape and murder case by June 9.

  • Pregnant woman with doctor .

    Stressed mothers may affect behaviour of the unborn

    London: Stress during pregnancy can affect the baby in your womb in many ways as researchers have found that foetuses are more likely to show left-handed movements in the womb when their mothers are stressed.