Free Press Journal
  • India’s forex reserves down by $274 million

    Mumbai: India’s foreign exchange (forex) reserves declined by $273.8 million to $312.38 billion for the week ended May 30, led by a sharp fall in overseas currency assets, Reserve Bank of India (RBI) data showed.

  • BSNL to provide 3.6 lakh mobile connections in Ernakualm SSA

    Kochi: BSNL is planning to provide 3.6 lakh mobile connections in Ernakulam SSA this fiscal and commission 372 3G towers to strengthen network coverage in the region, a top company official said today.

  • West Indies want revenge against New Zealand

    Kingston:West Indies will be bent on revenge while New Zealand are concerned about the crooked arm of a key opposition bowler heading into the first match of the three-Test series starting on Sunday at Sabina Park in Jamaica.

  • Kudankulam nuclear pwoer plant

    KNPP unit I generates its full capacity of 1,000 MWe of power

    Chennai: Kundankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KNPP) today attained its full generation capacity and became the first nuclear plant in the country to generate 1,000 MWe of power, its Site Director R S Sundar said.

  • After Facebook, CIA joins Twitter

    Washington: The ace intelligence agency of US, Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) has joined the Microblogging social networking website, Twitter.

  • Ex-Mayor finds real-life echo in film on school admn

    Kolkata: Former Kolkata Mayor and advocate Bikash Bhattacharya today praised the Shiboprosad Mukhopadhyay-Nandita Roy starrer ‘Ramdhanu’ which tackles head-on the admission farce in elite schools.

  • No move by Centre to form Cauvery Management Board: Kumar

    Bangalore:The Centre has no proposal to constitute the Cauvery Management Board, which Tamil Nadu is pressing for but is being opposed by Karnataka, Union Chemicals and Fertiliser Minister Ananth Kumar said today.

  • Gold hits 10-month low, silver slips

    Mumbai: Gold continued its weak momentum for the sixth straight session, hitting a fresh ten-month low in the domestic bullion market today due to reduced offtake by stockists amid lack of local buying support.

  • BSF jawan lynched, man killed in clash near Indo-Bangla border

    Agartala: A BSF jawan was lynched after a man was killed in firing by border guards as they came under attack from villagers while chasing smugglers close to the Indo-Bangladesh border in Tripura, but the villagers gave a different account of the events.

  • HC upholds sessions court order in Zee-Jindal case

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has upheld a sessions court’s order directing the city police to conduct further probe against Zee Group Chairman Subhash Chandra, Zee editors Sudhir Chaudhary and Samir Ahluwalia for their alleged Rs 100 crore extortion bid from Congress MP Naveen Jindal’s firm.

  • Arvind Kejriwal

    Yogendra Yadav valued colleague: Kejriwal

    New Delhi: AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal Saturday described Yogendra Yadav, who had said that the party has “fallen prey to personality cult”, as a “valued colleague”.

  • Prakash Javadekar

    Javdekar files Rajya Sabha nomination from MP

    Bhopal: Union Minister Prakash Javdekar today filed his nomination papers for the Rajya Sabha from Madhya Pradesh, which goes to polls on June 19.

  • Will Modi rewrite the rules of India-China engagement?

    Even before Narendra Modi became the prime minister, he did something that  none of the governments before his could do in the past 50 years. And  this historically path-breaking move has remained largely out of sight  of India’s fickle media.

  • Rajnath Singh

    Integrated plan required to combat Naxalism: Rajnath

    Lucknow: A comprehensive integrated action plan was required to solve problems like naxalism, separatism, terrorism and his ministry was working on it, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today said.

  • Five injured in car engine blast

    Srinagar: At least five persons including two policemen were injured today after a blast occurred in the engine of a cab in Anantnag district of Kashmir, police said.

  • rajnath singh

    Need time to put the system on track: Rajnath

    Lucknow: NDA government was committed to resolving the security issues faced by the country, but it cannot be done in “one or two years” and more time was needed to set right the system “paralysed” under UPA rule, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today said.

  • Time bound project implementation to boost Arunachal tourism

    Itanagar:  Efficient and time bound implementation of projects undertaken by Tourism department in Arunachal Pradesh were a must to boost tourism in the state, state Tourism Minister Pema Khandu has said.