Free Press Journal
  • Scotland expects big Indian turnout at Glasgow CWG

    New Delhi: The international arm of the Scottish Government, the Scottish Development International (SDI), today said it expects significant numbers of Indian visitors to travel to Glasgow for the Commonwealth Games to be held from July 23 to August 3.

  • AAP moves HC, accuses Bhujbal of receiving kickbacks

    Mumbai: Aam Aadmi Party has moved the Bombay High Court seeking registration of an FIR against PWD Minister Chhagan Bhujbal for allegedly misusing his official position to award contracts for rebuilding Maharashtra Sadan in Delhi and Mumbai and receiving kickbacks from the contractor.

  • Maha gives Rs 2,500-cr compensation to hailstorm-hit farmers

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra government today told the Bombay High Court that it had disbursed Rs 2,500 crore to farmers who were hit by unseasonal hailstorm in several districts of the state early this year.

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    NTPC power plants have 2 days of coal stock left;Govt steps in

    New Delhi: As electricity demand peaks due to sub-normal monsoon, state-owned NTPC has warned that power plants are running on very low coal stock of less than two days, prompting government to take steps to fix the crisis.

  • Child sale issue rocks Assembly, Oppn demands CM’s statement

    Bhubaneswar: With the Odisha Police rescuing a 22-day-old infant allegedly sold by his parents to a couple, the Odisha Assembly today witnessed noisy scenes leading to adjournment of the House for ten minutes.

  • Not considering artificial rainmaking programme: Government

    New Delhi: The government is not considering any artificial rainfall/cloud seeding programmes with the help of state governments and commercial firms due to scarcity in rainfall, parliament was told Thursday.

  • Millions without power after typhoon hits Philippines

    Manila: Millions of people in the Philippines endured a second sweltering day without power today after a ferocious typhoon paralysed the capital and wrecked flimsy rural homes, claiming at least 40 lives.

  • Parents outraged over sexual assault on minor

    Bangalore: Hundreds of outraged parents Thursday stormed into a private school here, protesting against the alleged sexual assault on a six-year-old student by two teachers during school hours.

  • 9 percent women economically active in India: Report

    New Delhi: In India, just 29 percent of women are economically active compared with over 80 percent of men, the Vodafone Connected Women Report 2014 stated here Thursday.

  • Financial losses behind suicide of film producer, family

    Dubai: Dubai police have confirmed that the deaths of an Indian film producer and his wife and daughter was a case of murder-cum-suicide, a step taken due to their financial woes, a media report said Thursday.

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    US can play key role to help India address challenges: Biswal

    Washington:  Ahead of visits by top American diplomats to bolster economic and strategic ties with the new Indian government, the US has said it can play a key role to help India address challenges in priority areas such as defence, infrastructure and foreign investment.

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    India lose openers on green top

    London: Indian openers failed to get going on a seaming wicket as the visitors took lunch at 73 for two with England pacers getting decent movement on the opening day of the second Test at Lord’s, here today.

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    File FIR against Ashok Singhal: Brinda

    Ranchi: CPI(M) today demanded lodging an FIR against Vishwa Hindu Parishad leader Ashok Singhal for allegedly issuing ‘warnings’ through a daily to the minority community.

  • Banks to benefit more than HFCs through long-term bonds: Icra

    Mumbai: Domestic ratings agency Icra today said banks, especially the state-run ones, will benefit at the expense of housing finance companies through the RBI norms for long-term bond raising for affordable housing.

  • India sending 14 judokas to CWG

    New Delhi: The Judo Federation of India (JFI) will send a 14-member contingent to the Commonwealth Games to be held in Glasgow from July 23 to Aug 4.