Free Press Journal
  • Five-wicket Steyn rips through Sri Lanka

    Galle (Sri Lanka):  Speed bowler Dale Steyn took five wickets as South Africa seized control on the third day of the first Test against Sri Lanka on Friday.

  • Silvio Berlusconi

    Court acquits Berlusconi in sex case trial

    Milan: An Italian appeals court today cleared Silvio Berlusconi of having sex with an underage prostitute and abuse of power in a surprise ruling that will strengthen the former prime minister on the political scene.

  • lotus business mumbai fire

    One fireman dead, 9 injured in Mumbai fire

    Mumbai: One fireman died and nine others were injured in a major fire that gutted the top two floors of the Lotus Business Park building this morning on Mumbai’s Andheri Link Road, a fire control official said.

  • Siddaramaiah

    CM seen dozing off during debate on sexual offences; denies it

    Bangalore: Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah today found himself in an embarrassing spot as video footage on TV channels showed him apparently dozing off during a debate on sexual offences against women in the Legislative Assembly.

  • Bhuvneshwar removes England openers early

    London: Pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar removed England openers Alastair Cook and Sam Robson early to allow India still enjoy a lead of 244 runs at lunch on the second day of the second cricket Test at Lord’s here Friday.

  • No specific issue of child exploitation reported:Ker Govt

    Kochi: Kerala Government today informed the High Court that so far no specific issue of child exploitation had been reported by any authority in the case relating to the trafficking of 588 children from Jharkhand, Bihar and West Bengal.

  • Ukraine rebels admit to downing MH17: report

    Kiev: Pro-Russian separatists have admitting to downing the Malaysia Airlines flight over Ukraine killing 298 people, the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) said Friday.

  • Arun Jaitley to inaugurate tax conference on Monday

    New Delhi:   Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will inaugurate two-day Annual Conference of Principal Chief Commissioners, Principal Director Generals, Chief Commissioners and Director Generals of Income Tax on July 21.

  • Pusapati Ashok Gajapathi Raju

    No threat to PM’s aircraft: Aviation Minister

    New Delhi:  Government today said there was no threat to Air Force One, the aircraft that flew Prime Minister Narendra Modi back from Germany over the airspace where Malaysian  Airlines plane was shot down yesterday.

  • Arun Jaitley

    No new tax in Delhi Budget; Rs 260 cr for power subsidy

    New Delhi:  Proposing no new taxes in the Budget for Delhi, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today announced subsidy of Rs 0.80 to Rs 1.20 per unit to small power consumers as also a slew of measures like low floor buses, sanitation and multi-speciality hospital in Rohini.

  • Jaitley to present Delhi Budget in Parliament today

    New Delhi :  Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will present the Budget for the National Capital Territory (NCT) of Delhi for the Financial Year 2014-15 in Parliament today.

  • Delhi Budget: City BJP unit chief holds high hopes from Jaitley

    New Delhi: The president of the Bharatiya Janata Party’s Delhi unit, Satish Upadhyay, on Friday expressed hope that Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, while presenting Delhi Budget, would take steps to end the problems of the national capital’s residents.
     
    “I thank the finance minister that he gave 200 crores for electricity and water problems in Delhi. Today, Delhi budget will be presented, and hence, we want the

  • Arun Jaitley

    Ten key DRDO projects delayed: Jaitley

    New Delhi:  Ten major projects of the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), including the LCA Tejas aircraft and several key missile programmes, have been delayed due to various reasons, Lok Sabha was informed today.

  • Sikh Protest

    Sikhs protest at Congress’ office in Delhi

    New Delhi:  Hundreds of Shiromani Akali Dal-Badal workers staged a protest at the Congress office here Friday over a legislation to set up a separate Sikh committee to manage gurudwaras in Haryana, police said.

  • Two cops suspended after accused dies in police custody

    Chennai:  Two policemen have been suspended in connection with the custodial death of an accused in a police station here and the final report of a Magistrate-led inquiry was being awaited for further action, Tamil Nadu government today informed the state Assembly.

  • NSCN(IM)-govt formal talks resume after two years

    Kohima:  After a gap of over two years, formal talks have resumed between the Centre and the NSCN(IM) to find a solution to the decades-old Naga political imbroglio.