Free Press Journal
  • Mallikarjun Khrarge

    Congress to keep pursuing Leader of Opposition post

    New Delhi: The Congress has not yet received any intimation from Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan over its formal stake for the Leader of Opposition post, party leader K.V. Thomas said Tuesday.

  • Railway takes action against e-ticket booking agency

    New Delhi: In a drive to check the illegal sale of train tickets, Northern Railway has taken action against a Manesar-based ticketing agency for allegedly booking e-tickets on the personal identity of its staff.

  • Gaza airstrike

    Israel resumes air strikes on Gaza as ceasefire fails

    Jerusalem/Gaza: Israel today resumed air strikes on Gaza after an Egyptian-brokered ceasefire failed to stop the escalating violence that has killed 192 Palestinians in nine days of fighting as Hamas continued to fire rockets at the Jewish state.

  • Compensate two women over Facebook post: NHRC to Maharashtra

    Mumbai: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Tuesday sent a reminder to the Maharashtra government to pay Rs.50,000 each as compensation to two women who were illegally detained for 10 days by police following a Facebook post after the death of Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray two years ago.

  • BRICS members likely to have equal shareholding in new bank

    Fortaleza (Brazil): The BRICS Summit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s first multilateral engagement, commenced here today amid an understanding that the five member nations will have equal shareholding in the proposed USD 50 billion BRICS Development Bank presidency of which is likely to go to India first.

  • CBSE asks schools to celebrate Sanskrit week

    New Delhi: CBSE has asked all its affiliated schools to celebrate ‘Sanskrit week’ on an experimental basis to popularise and stimulate interest in it and develop apps on the language.

  • Key Pakistani Taliban commander arrested

    Islamabad: A key Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) commander has been arrested by Pakistani security forces during the ongoing operations against militants in, media reported Tuesday.

  • Alstom bags Rs.107 cr order for NTPC’s Odisha plant

    New Delhi: Alstom India and NASL have won a contract worth 13 million euro (Rs.107.4 crore) from NTPC to renovate and modernise the state-run power generator’s thermal plant in Talcher, Odisha.

  • 20 Indians selected for Taiwan scholarship

    New Delhi: The Taipei Economic and Cultural Center (TECC) in India has short-listed 20 Indian students for Taiwan scholarship 2014, a statement said Tuesday.

  • Naman Ojha

    Ojha, Yadav put India A ahead against Australia A

    Brisbane: India A took a 78-run first innings lead against Australia A on the back of another century from wicketkeeper-batsman Naman Ojha and a 66-ball 90 from Umesh Yadav at the end of the third day’s play in the second and final four-day match at the Allan Border Field here Tuesday.

  • Bengal hikes employee’s festival bonus

    Kolkata: The West Bengal government Tuesday announced a hike in the festival bonus as well as ad-hoc bonus of its employees.

  • Parliament approves TRAI amendment bill

    New Delhi: With its successful passage in the Rajya Sabha Tuesday, parliamentary approval was accorded to a bill seeking to amend the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) Act to facilitate appointment of its former chairman Nripendra Misra as the principal secretary to Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

  • J. Jayalalithaa

    Jayalalithaa announces township, apartments

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Tuesday announced the construction of 10,000 apartments, development of 1,360 residential plots and the development of a residential township near here.

  • Satyam fraud: Sebi digs out mismatch worth over Rs 12,000 cr

    Mumbai:  The Satyam saga, which rattled India over five-and-a-half years ago as its biggest corp rate fraud, has turned out to be a case of financial mis-statements to the tune of approximately Rs 12,320 crore, as per Sebi’s probe.