Free Press Journal
  • Gold falls by Rs 160 on sluggish demand, global cues

    New Delhi: After three sessions of gains, gold prices today declined by Rs 160 to Rs 28,625 per ten gram in the national capital due to fall in demand at prevailing higher levels amid a weak global trend.

  • Ambika Soni

    Congress will fight J-K assembly elections to form govt: Soni

    Srinagar: Leaving its options for an alliance with regional parties open, Congress today said it will contest the forthcoming assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir with the aim of emerging as the single largest party in the state.

  • AP court issues warrant against MS Dhoni

    Andhra Pradesh court issues warrant of appearance against cricketer M S Dhoni on a complaint alleging he hurt religious sentiments of a community.

  • Croatians mourn end of World Cup dream

    Zagreb: Croatian fans today were mourning their shattered World Cup dreams following the national side’s 3-1 defeat at the hands of Mexico in Brazil.

  • UP govt says no reduction in VAT to check inflation

    Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government today said that it will not reduce VAT rates to check price rise, saying there are other factors as well behind the rising inflation.

  • Pakistan rejects Afghan allegations of cross-border raids

    Islamabad: Pakistan today rejected as “baseless” the allegations by Afghanistan that Pakistani troops in civilian clothes conducted cross-border attacks in the restive Kunar province, killing three Afghan soldiers.

  • sonia gandhi

    Sonia to decide on alliance in Kashmir

    Srinagar: Saying the Jammu and Kashmir government should complete its full term, Congress general secretary Ambika Soni Tuesday said party president Sonia Gandhi will take the final call on the future electoral alliance in the state.

  • SHO gets death, 7 others lifer in fake encounter case

    Patna: The then station house officer of Shastri Nagar police station here Shamse Alam was today sentenced to death by a local court for a fake encounter in which three students were shot dead claiming them to be dacoits, 12 years ago.

  • Manish Tewari

    Government has messed up education system: Tewari

    New Delhi: Congress leader Manish Tewari on Tuesday said that the government has created a kind of mess that has never been seen in the Indian education system.

  • Pak refutes Afghanistan’s Kunar attack allegations

    Islamabad: Pakistan has refuted allegations made by senior Afghan officials accusing Pakistani troops of conducting attacks in civilian clothes in areas of Afghanistan’s Kunar province.

  • Narendra Modi

    Cabinet’s project monitor’s role enhanced under new govt

    –Govt’s project monitor head:Cleared 5.5-trln-rupee projects so far
    –230 invest proposals pending with panel
    –New govt has enhanced panel’s role
    –To also track implementation apart from initial OK
    –See similar panels in major states by end Jul
    –Forest approvals to be detailed online from Jul 1
    –Environ nods to be detailed online from Sep 1

  • indian hockey team

    Indian hockey team’s CWG camp starts June 25

    New Delhi: A preparatory camp of the Indian men’s hockey team’s core probables for the 20th Commonwealth Games will commence at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium here from June 25.

  • Salman Khan

    Witness turns hostile in Salman Khan’s hit-and-run case

    Mumbai:  A witness in the 2002 hit-and-run case involving Salman Khan today retracted his police statement in a court, saying he had not said that the actor had got down from the driver’s seat of his vehicle and ran away after the accident occurred in suburban Bandra.

  • Muzaffarnagar riots: Case filed against 10 community leaders

    Muzaffarnagar: District authorities have filed a case against 10 political and community leaders including ex BSP MP Kadir Rana and former Uttar Pradesh minister Saeeduzama of Congress for allegedly making inflammatory speeches.