Free Press Journal
  • Idea, IOC tie up to service 82 mn LPG customers

    New Delhi: Idea Cellular and IOC have entered into a partnership that will allow over 82 million LPG consumers of Indane to book LPG 24×7 on mobile phones and get delivery status updates via IVR and SMS.

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    India to play South Korea for ninth position in hockey WC

    The Hague (Netherlands): India will be seeking to overcome Asian champions South Korea in the play-off for the ninth position in the ongoing men’s hockey World Cup here, after they failed to improve upon their eighth-place finish in the last (2010) edition at New Delhi.

  • India joins race for the post of Interpol Sec Gen

    New Delhi: India has joined for the first time the race for the post of Interpol Secretary General and CBI has sought External Affairs Ministry’s help to mobilize support for the candidature of CBI chief Ranjit Sinha.

  • BJP attacks Cong but promises to take oppn along

    New Delhi: Attacking Congress for its 65 years of “misrule”, ruling BJP today said it was unthinkable that a national party has to be welcomed as a “regional party” in Lok Sabha but promised to take the opposition party along in the decision-making process.

  • High Court orders FIR against 9 cops in custodial death case

    Mumbai: Observing that prima facie it was a serious crime, the Bombay High Court asked Mumbai crime branch here today, to probe and file an FIR against nine policemen for their alleged roles in the custodial death of a youth and sexual abuse of three others held in a robbery case.

  • Moment of pride: Priyanka on naming road after father

    Mumbai: On the first death anniversary of her father Ashok Chopra, Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra Tuesday announced that a street has been named as ‘Lieutenant Colonel Dr. Ashok Chopra Marg’. Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray was also present at the event.

  • ‘Will bring back India’s safe destination image’

    New Delhi: Culture and Tourism Minister Shripad Yesso Naik Tuesday said the issue of safety of women tourists was a priority of his ministry and it will work out a strategy to restore India’s “safe destination” image.

  • NC’s motto is public service: Farooq

    Srinagar: National Conference patriarch Farooq Abdullah today said his party would continue with its mission of public service and was committed to addressing grievances of the people in an effective manner.

  • Now, cell phones to ring even on Antarctica

    New York: How about planning your next trip to Antarctica? No, this is not a joke as the earth’s southernmost continent, with bone-chilling weather, can now boast of a “cell phone service”.

  • Urban noise can trigger obesity, heart disease

    London: Are you living in the vicinity of a busy highway or an airport or even a hospital? Constant noise emanating from heavy city traffic, industrial machinery, aeroplanes and loud music may leave one at a higher risk of obesity and cardiovascular diseases.

  • Search on for 19 missing students, four cremated

    Mandi (Himachal Pradesh): Rescuers Tuesday scoured the Beas river in Mandi, where a wall of water washed away a group of engineering college students two days ago, leaving at least five dead and 19 missing.

  • Call for bandh in Kollur

    Mangalore: Various organisations have called for a stir and Kollur Bandh tomorrow in connection with the burial of Shri Vimalananda Swamiji in the premises of the famous Kollur Mookambika temple.

  • Grounds for imposing ban on Lt Gen Suhag ‘premeditated’: Centre

    New Delhi:  The Centre has told the Supreme Court that the alleged lapses which were made as grounds to impose disciplinary ban on Army Vice Chief Dalbir Singh Suhag by then Army Chief V K Singh between April and May 2012 were “premeditated”, “vague” and “illegal”.

  • CEC asks Odisha to examine Rule-37 violation in 4 more cases

    Bhubaneswar: Indicating that the final report on the status of mining in Odisha would be submitted in the last week of July, the Central Empowered Committee (CEC) today asked the state government to examine prima facie evidence against four more mines for violation of Rule 37 under the Mineral Concession Rules-1960.

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    Gold edges higher on improved buying; silver softens

    Mumbai: Gold prices advanced further on the domestic bullion market today due to increased off-take by stockists and retailers supported by good local buying interest.

  • Speed up adoption process: Maneka

    New Delhi: Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi has asked the authorities to speed up the child adoption cases pending in various institutions across the country.

  • Arun Jaitley

    Jaitley slams UPA govt over economic situation

    New Delhi: Government today slammed the previous UPA regime saying it has left the country in a shambles with low growth and “elevated” poverty and vowed to resurrect the economy with a strong Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the helm.