Free Press Journal
  • Pvt FM radio may be allowed to broadcast news

    New Delhi: Government today indicated it may allow private FM radio to broadcast news with channels having an option of picking content from “three-four” sources and not just the All India Radio bulletins as proposed earlier.

  • Arunachal BJP lauds PM’s border move

    Itanagar: The BJP in Arunachal Pradesh today lauded Prime Minister Narendra Modi for ‘bold and people’s friendly’ policy to strengthen the Sino-Indian border by fast tracking the road along the border and establishing 50 new ITBP Posts.

  • CBI impleaded in trafficking case of children

    Kochi: Kerala High Court today suo motu impleaded CBI in a petition that sought probe by the central agency into the trafficking of 588 children from Jharkhand, Bihar and West Bengal to the orphanages in the state.

  • Anti-Modi content in campus magazine: Minister makes u-turn

    Thiruvananthapuram: In a change of stand, days after resenting police action against student editors over campus magazines containing remarks against Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Kerala Home Minister Ramesh Chennithala today said though the government respected freedom of expression, it was not proper to depict a person in any manner.

  • Patna bomb blast accused gets bail

    Patna: A designated special court here today granted bail to a Patna bomb blast accused Tabish Nyaz who was arrested by the National Investigation Agency from Ranchi in November,last year.

  • Narendra Modi

    Want to take ties with Russia to higher level: Modi

    New Delhi:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi today hailed Russia as a “time-tested and reliable friend” and said he intends to take the relationship to a higher level.

  • Not selling IPL stake or settling in US: Preity Zinta

    Mumbai:  Actress Preity Zinta has slammed media speculation that she’s selling off her stake in the Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Kings XI Punjab, which she co-owns with former beau and industrialist Ness Wadia; and that she is planning to settle in US. She has asked people not to believe in “hearsay”.

  • Sebi approves norms for research analysts

    New Delhi: Capital markets watchdog Sebi today cleared detailed norms for ‘research analysts’ to safeguard investors from any manipulation by such entities and to bring in greater transparency in their activities.

  • GMR says Maldives govt, aviation agency liable to pay damages

    Hyderabad: The GMR Group, which had to exit the Male airport project, today said a tribunal has declared the Maldivian government and the nation’s airport agency “jointly and severally liable in damages” to the company for loss caused by the wrongful repudiation of the agreement.

  • Nadal, Djokovic under Wimbledon cloud

    London:  Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic head to Wimbledon fearing the title may be beyond them as the season’s third Grand Slam tournament shapes up to be the most open in a decade.

  • Indian money in Swiss banks rise to over Rs 14,000 cr

    Zurich/New Delhi: Indians’ money in Swiss banks has risen to over two billion Swiss francs (nearly Rs 14,000 crore), despite a global clampdown against the famed secrecy wall of Switzerland banking system.

  • Don’t want to decide on Leader of Oppn in hurry: LS Speaker

    Indore: Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan today said she is not in favour of taking any decision in haste on the issue of nominating Leader of Opposition but has to take a call before the coming budget session.

  • Minor girl kidnapped in Firozabad

    Firozabad (UP): A 14-year-old girl was allegedly kidnapped by five youths in Uttar area here, following which she was rescued by the police.

  • SP govt helpless before criminals: BSP

    Lucknow: The SP government in Uttar Pradesh is helpless in front of criminals and does not have the courage to face the opposition over the “collapsed” law and order situation of the state, opposition BSP said today.

  • Teenage girl gangraped, two accused arrested

    Srinagar: A 17-year-old girl was allegedly gangraped by three youths in Baramulla district of Kashmir, following which two of the accused has been arrested, police said today.

  • I-T dept notice to ex-CBI chief, wife in Moin Qureshi probe

    New Delhi: The Income Tax department has issued notices to former CBI Director AP Singh and his wife in connection with the probe into a case against Delhi-based meat exporter Moin Akhtar Qureshi for alleged tax evasion.