Free Press Journal
  • Gold maintains surge on good offtake, firm global cues

    Mumbai:Gold prices strengthened further at the domestic bullion market today on the back of continued buying interest from jewellery stockists and retailers tracking a firm overseas undertone.

  • No need to panic over Iraq tensions: Finance secretary

    New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Finance Secretary Arvind Mayaram Saturday said there is no need for Indian investors to panic due to unrest in Iraq as the government is watching the situation.

  • No-frill carriers reply to DGCA

    New Delhi: IndiGo, SpiceJet and GoAir, which have been warned of stoppage of operations to airports with small runways after they were found flouting payload restrictions while flying to Jammu and Patna, today replied to the notices issued by aviation regulator DGCA.

  • Modi still in ‘campaign mode, can’t believe he is PM’: Cong

    New Delhi: Taking a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his remarks that the previous UPA dispensation led by it had “left everything empty”, Congress today said he is still in “campaign mode” and cannot believe that he is now leading the government.

  • State govts and Centre should work as a team, says PM

    Panaji: Asserting that in the prosperity of states lies the progress of the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said that unlike in the past state governments would no longer have to plead to the Centre for funds.

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    AAP against raising height of Narmada dam

    New Delhi: Demanding a recall of the decision to increase the height of Sardar Sarovar dam on Narmada river, Aam Aadmi Party today asked that all stakeholders be taken in to confidence in the matter.

  • Earnest attempt being made for implementing GST: Commerce Min

    Chennai: The government has been doing “enough work” on much expected Goods and Services Tax and every “earnest attempt” is being made for implementing it, Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said today.

  • HC acquits 82-year-old man in case of rape and murder of minor

    Mumbai:  Disbelieving the prosecution’s story, the Bombay High Court has quashed and set aside the ten years rigorous imprisonment awarded to an 82-year-old man for raping and killing a nine-year-old girl in Pune in 2009.

  • Chavan to request PM to declare Bhabha’s house as memorial

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan today said he would request the Prime Minister Narendra Modi to declare the Mumbai residence of Dr Homi Bhabha, the pioneer of India’s nuclear program, as a national memorial.

  • Jagan sister flays search engines over `rumours’, files plaint

    Hyderabad: Y S Sharmila, sister of YSR Congress chief Jagan Mohan Reddy, has requested the city Cyber Crime police to take action against search engines, including Google, for allegedly displaying her name prominently in the search results with regard to “baseless rumours” about her personal life.

  • Jaitley discusses security scenario with Omar, Army officials

    Srinagar: On his maiden visit to Jammu and Kashmir as Defence Minister, Arun Jaitley today discussed the security scenario in the state in separate meetings with Chief Minister Omar Abdullah and top army officials.

  • CBI is overburdened: Minister

    New Delhi:  Union Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office, Jitendra Singh, Saturday said the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) was overburdened due to the large number of vacant posts.

  • Modi warns of ‘bitter medicine’ for ailing economy

    Panaji: “Achche din” (good days) may not really be on the immediate horizon as Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday warned of “tough decisions” and “bitter medicine” to set India’s ailing economy right.

  • Karisma, Kareena cheer for cousin Armaan Jain at concert

    Mumbai: Actresses Karisma and Kareena Kapoor along with several members of the Kapoor clan cheered for Armaan Jain, the second youngest grandson of Raj Kapoor, at his debut film’s music launch concert.