Free Press Journal
  • US economy shrinks most in five years

    Washington: The American economy contracted at an annual rate of 2.9 per cent in the first quarter of this year, the sharpest drop experienced by the US in the last five years.

  • Modi concentrating powers in his hands: Cong

    New Delhi: Congress today accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of concentrating power in his hands and said the  government’s decision asking Secretaries to report to the PMO is “dilution of and disrespect to” the cabinet system.

  • Sebi orders attachment to recover Rs 3.13 cr from Shiv Impexs

    Mumbai: Sebi has directed attachment of bank and demat securities accounts of Shiv Impexs to recover pending dues worth about Rs 3.13 crore in a case related to irregularities in the IPO of Edserv Softsystems.

  • India expects substantive outcome from talks with China: MEA

    New Delhi: India today said it expects “substantive outcome” from the discussions between Vice President Hamid Ansari with his Chinese counterpart Li Yuanchao when they hold talks in Beijing later this week.

  • Arvind Kejriwal

    Will not shift to new house if courts asks me to do so: Kej

    New Delhi: Reiterating that he was unaware of the controversy over his new house, AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal today said that he will not shift to his new accomodation till the legal issues are resolved.

  • India need a second formidable doubles pair: Jwala

    New Delhi: Ace shuttler Jwala Gutta today said India is in dire need of second formidable doubles pair after her and Ashwini Ponnappa in order to pose serious challenge at the team championships.

  • Shweta Galande takes lead

    Srinagar: Pune’s Shweta Galande took the lead at the end of the second round with a two-under 70 for a total of 143 after 36 holes in the seventh leg of the Hero Women’s Professional Golf Tour at the Royal Springs Golf Course here Wednesday.

  • Real Madrid confirm Zidane as B-team coach

    Madrid: Spanish football giants Real Madrid confirmed Wednesday that Zinedine Zidane will be the coach of the club’s B-team (Real Madrid Castilla) for the coming season.

  • Bus driver given death for mowing down 9 pleads “unsound mind”

    Mumbai: Santosh Mane, a former state transport bus driver, who has been awarded death penalty for mowing down nine persons in a fit of reckless driving on Pune roads in January 2012, today pleaded before the Bombay High Court that he was of “unsound mind” at the relevant time.

  • Arun Jaitley, Delhi Budget

    ‘Extension of excise cut to pay more dividends in ind output’

    New Delhi: Welcoming the government’s move to extend reduced excise rates till December 31 for automobile and consumer durables sectors, India Inc today said the decision will pay dividends in terms of higher growth in industrial production, even as it hoped for further extension.

  • Sushma Swaraj

    Swaraj to meet Zia during Dhaka visit: BNP

    Dhaka: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, who will arrive here today in her first stand alone overseas tour, is expected to call on opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party chief Khaleda Zia, a party spokesman said.

  • Munde’s suit on MCA poll dismissed

    Mumbai: A local court hearing a suit filed by late BJP leader Gopinath Munde challenging rejection of his nomination for election of Mumbai Cricket Association today dismissed it in view of his death.

  • Telangana: Nine MLCs including five from Congress join TRS

    Hyderabad: Nine members of Legislative Council — including five from Congress and two from TDP — in Telangana today crossed over to TRS, boosting the strength of the ruling party in the upper house.

  • Amit Shah

    CBI judge hearing Shah’s case, transferred

    Mumbai: The special CBI judge hearing the case of fake encounter cases of gangster Sohrabuddin Sheikh and Tulsi Prajaptai, was today transferred, following which the court adjourned the hearing on the Amit Shah’s discharge plea.

  • Ankita’s campaign ends at China’s ITF event

    Xi’an (China): It was a premature end to Ankita Raina’s campaign at the USD 50000 ITF Women’s event here as she lost both her singles and doubles matches today.