Free Press Journal
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    India, Brazil sign deal for consular, mobility issues

    New Delhi:  India and Brzail Wednesday signed an agreement in Brasilia on the establishment of a consultation mechanism on consular and mobility issues, the Prime Minister’s Office said.

  • CAG report detects inflated enrolment in Bihar schools

    Patna: A CAG report has revealed that the number of children enrolled in schools in four Bihar districts were inflated by the education department and surpassed the child population of the area.

  • Four killed in Syria mortar attack

    Damascus: At least four people were killed and over 20 others wounded Wednesday when rebels fire mortar shells into central Damascus during the inauguration ceremony of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s third term in office.

  • RBI says IDFC agrees to pare FII limit to 50.5 pc

    Mumbai: Infrastructure financing company IDFC has agreed to prune foreign shareholding limit by 1 per cent to 50.50 per cent, as part of plans to progressively pare foreign investor holding to 49 per cent to run banking services.

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    Anderson-Jadeja incident not good for the game: Gavaskar

    New Delhi: Former India captain Sunil Gavaksar feels some “action is due” in the controversy regarding James Anderson allegedly pushing Ravindra Jadeja during the Trent Bridge, terming the incident as “not good for the game”.

  • Maha streamlines NA permission process

    Mumbai: Maharashtra government today streamlined the process of granting Non-Agriculture (NA) permission in Development Plan areas by doing away with the mandatory prior permission of district collectors.

  • UN: Nations hide rise in private digital snooping

    Geneva: Governments on every continent are hiding an increasing reliance on private companies to snoop on citizens’ digital lives, the UN human rights office said today.

  • Commonwealth Games village hit by illness

    Glasgow: The Commonwealth Games athletes’ village has been hit by an outbreak of diarrhoea and vomiting just as competitors are arriving in Glasgow.

  • State to seek inclusion of Halbas, Lingayats in Third Schedule

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra government plans to recommend to the Centre, the inclusion of castes like Halba, Lingayat and Dhangar in the Third Schedule of the Constitution of India, official sources said here today.

  • SIT submits chargesheet in Parui murder case

    Suri (WB): The special investigation team probing the Parui murder case submitted its chargesheet in the concerned court of the chief judicial magistrate here today.

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    JK govt likely to slash electricity tariff

    Srinagar: With assembly elections round the corner, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today said his government was mulling reducing electricity tariff and enhancing the scale of ration to provide relief to people of the state.

  • DoD to appoint merchant bankers for ONGC stake sale

    New Delhi: The Department of Disinvestment has kickstarted the process of 5 per cent stake sale in ONGC and invited bids for appointing merchant bankers to manage the share sale, which could fetch over Rs 17,700 crore to the exchequer.

  • German teacher abducted in Nigeria

    Abuja: A German technical teacher was abducted Wednesday in Nigeria’s Adamawa state, media reported.

  • Nifty rallies to end above 7,600 points

    Mumbai: A final hour across-the-board buying rallied the benchmark index by 97 points to close above the 7,600 mark at the National Stock Exchange (NSE) here today.

  • Goods over Rs 65 lakh traded across LoC

    Poonch (J&K): Goods worth over Rs 65 lakh were traded across the Line of Control (LoC) today between Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) and Jammu and Kashmir at Chakan-Da-Bagh crossing point here, officials said.