Free Press Journal
  • Konkan railway collects fine of Rs 3.52 lakh

    Mangalore: The Railway Protection Force of the Konkan Railway apprehended 180 persons as per offences under various Railway Acts and imposed fines totalling Rs 3.52 lakh in the first quarter of the current financial year.

  • India put in to bat by England

    London: England captain Alastair Cook won the toss and put India in to bat on a very green Lord’s wicket in the second of the five-match Test series here Thursday.

  • Moody’s expects Asian banks to continue Basel III securities

    Mumbai: Moody’s expects Asian banks to continue issuing Basel III securities that contain contractual bail-in terms, even as there has been limited progress in implementing statutory resolution and bail-in regimes.

  • Manohar Parrikar

    Mining is basic pillar of economy: Parrikar

    Panaji: In an oblique reference to judicial intervention in matters related to environment, Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar today said only governments should decide on the economic trajectory of the nation.

  • NASA

    NASA software to improve spacing between planes

    Washington: NASA has developed a new air traffic control software to better manage the spacing between planes to help save both time and fuel and reduce emissions.

  • 67 per cent rural households don’t have access to toilets:Govt

    New Delhi:  The government today said that over 67 per cent rural households of the country do not have access to toilets as per Census 2011 and that it will review the Nirmal Bharat Abhiyan (NBA) to accelerate the pace of sanitation coverage.

  • Rajnath Singh

    Need to address concerns of youths: Rajnath Singh

    New Delhi: An atmosphere should be created to help youths pursue their goals and excel in chosen fields, union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said here Thursday.

  • delhi power

    Now pay more for electricity in Delhi

    New Delhi: Delhiites will have to pay more for their electricity consumption as the Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) Thursday hiked the power tariff.

  • Militants

    1 militant, 1 security official killed in clash in Lahore

    Lahore: A police commando and a Taliban terrorist were killed in a 10-hour gun battle between security forces and militants holed up in a house, about two kilometers away from Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s residence here.

  • Novartis cites momentum in 3 per cent profit rise

    Geneva: Swiss pharmaceutical company Novartis AG posted a 3 per cent rise in second-quarter profits today, reflecting what it described as solid growth and an increased focus on core products.

  • Man acquitted of charge of raping married woman

    New Delhi: A Delhi court has acquitted a man of the charges of raping and cheating a woman, who had alleged that he developed sexual relations with her on a false promise of marriage, saying she could not have tied the knot with him during subsistence of her earlier marriage.

  • Lokpal appointment only after rules are amended: Govt

    New Delhi: The government will go ahead with the appointment of chairperson and members in Lokpal once search committee rules are amended, Union Minister Jitendra Singh said today.

  • AAP Leader Manish Sisodia: Things Will Be Sorted Out

    Will ask Modi on what grounds will BJP form govt. in Delhi: Sisodia

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Manish Sisodia on Thursday said that he is going to ask Prime Minister Narendra Modi on what grounds the BJP will form a government in Delhi, as they do not have the required number of seats.

  • Pak troops fire on BSF border outposts in Jammu

    Jammu: Pakistan forces targeted Border Security Force (BSF) border outposts along the International Border in Jammu last night which continued till Thursday morning.

  • Nitin Gadkari

    BJP denies govt. formation in Delhi

    New Delhi: Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari said here on Thursday that the party has so far not taken any decision to form a government in Delhi.