Free Press Journal
  • “Congress has always supported young people. It is not only today but even before independence...” Digvijay Singh Senior Congress leader

    Have to wait and watch for Modi’s avatar II: Digvijay Singh

    Chennai: Days after his party colleague Shashi Tharoor observed that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was taking an ‘avatar of modernity and progress’, senior Congress leader Digvijay Singh today said it was too early to say any thing about him and one has to wait and watch the government.

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    Will project Congress’ view in Parliament: Amarinder

    Amritsar: Amarinder Singh, who has been appointed as Deputy Leader of Congress in the Lok Sabha, today said he would project the party’s point of view effectively in the Lower House of Parliament.

  • Auto driver rapes teenager, four held

    Mumbai: A teenager was allegedly raped by an auto rickshaw driver in suburban Chembur on the pretext of providing her a job, police said today.

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    Fitch downgrades Vedanta to ‘BB’; withdraws ratings

    Mumbai: International rating agency Fitch today downgraded Anil Agrawal-promoted Vedanta’s credit rating to ‘BB’ from BB+ with a stable outlook and then withdrew its ratings.

  • Skill development to be given priority, says Jaitley

    New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said the government will stress on skill development so that a trained workforce can galvanise the economy, even as trade unions urged him not allow FDI in defence, railways and retail.

  • Manmohan Singh greets new Speaker

    New Delhi: Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today congratulated Sumitra Mahajan for being elected as the Lok Sabha Speaker and said it was her “proud privilege” to preside over the House to which she has given so much for so long.

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    Sensex, Nifty set new records; oil and gas stocks zoom

    Mumbai: A benchmark index of Indian equities markets Friday touched a new record high of 25,419.14 points, before ending marginally lower at 25,396.46 points — a new closing high.

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    Looking forward to work with Modi govt on KPs return: Omar

    Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today said he was looking forward to work with the new government at the Centre on return of displaced Kashmiri Pandit community to the Valley.

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    USA spank China 5-0 to stay in semifinal race

    The Hague (Netherlands): United States stayed in the race for a semifinal spot in the women’s hockey World Cup with a runaway 5-0 victory over China at the Kyocera Stadium, here today.

  • NBCC posts gain of Rs 257-cr, plans global expansion

    New Delhi: The National Buildings Construction Corporation (NBCC) today announced a net profit of Rs 257 crore for the Financial Year 2013-14 and said it is now planning to expand its global footprint and also has fresh projects in the pipeline in the country, including in housing.

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    Amit Shah exempted from appearance in Tulsi Prajapati case

    Mumbai: In a relief for close Narendra Modi aide Amit Shah, a special CBI court here today exempted him from personal appearance in the alleged fake encounter case of Tulsiram Prajapati on health grounds.

  • Red wine compound may boost memory

    New York: A substance found in red wine and dark chocolate may improve memory, a new research has claimed.

  • Police officer killed in Assam gun battle

    Guwahati: A superintendent of police and his personnel security officer were killed in a gun battle with militants in Assam’s Karbi Anglong district, police said Friday.