Free Press Journal
  • Pakistan army offensive kills 25 more militants

    Islamabad: At least 25 militants were killed today in targeted airstrikes by Pakistan’s military in the restive northwest tribal region ahead of a massive ground offensive which has been withheld to allow the civilians to move out.

  • Modi security

    Modi govt stands exposed in 27 days of coming to power: Hooda

    Fatehabad (Har):  Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda today attacked the Narendra Modi Government saying it was exposed within 27 days of its coming to power at the Centre with its policies which have started to burden the people, including increase in train fare.

  • Wimbledon stars feel World Cup fever

    London: Tennis’s top stars should be concentrating on Wimbledon, which got under way Monday, but the big-name players can’t help keeping an eye on the World Cup football action in Brazil.

  • Canadian pension fund to invest Rs 2,000 cr in L&T infra arm

    Mumbai: Engineering major Larsen & Toubro (L&T) today said the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) has agreed to invest over Rs 2,000 crore in its infrastructure arm L&T IDPL, a move that will help the company complete ongoing projects.

  • HC bars over 400 websites from showing FIFA 2014 on Sony plea

    New Delhi:  The Delhi High Court today restrained over 400 websites from showing FIFA 2014 World Cup matches on the plea of MSM Pvt Ltd which contended that as authorised broadcaster of the tournament its rights were being infringed by the “rogue” portals.

  • Hectic parleys on gas price continue in PMO

    New Delhi: For the second day in succession, hectic top-level parleys continued today to hammer out a more palatable increase in natural gas prices that would boost production and not impose a heavy burden on consumers.

  • Rajnath gets new OSD

    New Delhi:  IAS officer Nitesh Jha has been appointed as the Officer on Special Duty (OSD) to  Home Minister Rajnath Singh, days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi put on hold the appointment of an IPS officer as his Private Secretary.

  • I’m a strict mother: Madhuri Dixit

    New Delhi: Bollywood actress Madhuri Dixit, a doting mother to two sons – Arin and Raayan – is strict when it comes to their healthcare. She says she never lets them go to bed without brushing their teeth no matter how tired they are.

  • No decision yet on future plans: Gerrard

    Rio de Janeiro: England captain Steven Gerrard said that he has not taken a decision yet regarding his future with the squad.

  • Cameroon’s Song banned for three games

    Rio de Janeiro:  The FIFA Disciplinary Committee has announced that they were suspending Cameroon midfielder Alex Song for three games after his violent behaviour against Croatian striker Mario Mandzukic during the World Cup Group A game June 18.

  • India to host World Junior Chess Championship

    Chennai: Giving a further fillip to the game of Kings and Queens among the country’s youth, India will be hosting the World Junior Chess Championship and the Asian Youth Chess Championship this year.

  • Gold dips on selling by investors

    Mumbai: Gold prices declined modestly after a fourth straight session rally at the domestic bullion market today due to fresh bouts of selling by investors as well as lack of local buying support at existing levels.

  • Govt to hike import duty on sugar; prices may go up

    New Delhi:  In a move that could lead to rise in the price of sugar, the government today decided to hike the import duty on it and to provide an additional  interest- free loan of upto Rs 4,400 crore to pay dues to cane growers.

  • Wrestlers selection for CWG 2014: HC notice to Centre, WFI

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court today sought responses from the Centre, Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) and Indian Olympic Association on the plea of five wrestlers alleging that players for coming 20th Commonwealth Games (CWG) to be held in Glasgow were selected without holding any trial.

  • Vodafone doubles Net rates for 2G, 3G subscribers

    New Delhi: Vodafone India has doubled its mobile Internet rates for 2G and 3G customers across the country, and it is being implemented in a phased manner.

  • CBI custody of Sudipta Sen, 2 others extended by 3 days

    Kolkata: The CBI custody of the main accused in the Saradha chitfund scam, Sudipta Sen, suspended Trinamool Congress MP Kunal Ghosh and another person was today extended by a city court by three days.

  • Tandoor case:HC refuses urgent hearing to Sharma’s parole plea

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court today refused to give an urgent hearing to the parole plea of Tandoor case convict Sushil Kumar Sharma, awarded life imprisonment for the murder and burning of the body of his wife Naina Sahni in 1995.