Free Press Journal
  • Ashok-Gajapathi-Raju

    Raju calls meeting to discuss poor upkeep of Chennai airport

    New Delhi: Taking a grim view of complaints regarding poor upkeep of newly-modernised Chennai airport, Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju has called a meeting of senior officers later this week.

  • Kingfisher Airlines withdraws its plea in SC

    New Delhi: Kingfisher Airlines today withdrew in Supreme Court its appeal against Karnataka High Court’s verdict allowing consortium of banks led by SBI to take possession of its prestigious property Kingfisher House in Mumbai.

  • India ‘Lord’ over England with 95-run victory

    London: India clinched their first Test win at the historic Lord’s in nearly three decades as they rode on Ishant Sharma’s inspired spell of fast bowling to demolish England by 95 runs and take a 1-0 lead in the five match series here today.

  • Cong steers clear of row sparked by Katju

    New Delhi: Congress today steered clear of the controversy over an allegation by former Supreme Court judge Markandey Katju that three ex-Chief Justices of India made “improper compromises” during UPA rule in retaining a judge in Tamil Nadu under corruption cloud.

  • Missing Malaysia flight MH370

    Kins of MH370 victims puzzled over delay in cargo manifest

    Kuala Lumpur: The families of the passengers and crew members of Malaysia Airlines flight MH3 0 are puzzled over the time taken to make public the cargo manifest of the missing airliner as compared to MH17 which was shot down over Ukraine by rebels on Thursday.

  • Child rape case, B’lore police chief shunted out

    Bangalore:Cracking the whip, Karnataka government today transferred Bangalore city Police Commissioner Raghavendra Auradkar in the wake of a series of rape cases, including that of a 6-year-old girl student in a public school.

  • Pakistan taking action against all militants, US told

    Islamabad: A top Pakistani security adviser Monday told a visiting US regional envoy that the security forces are targeting all armed groups in the North Waziristan tribal region.

  • Dozens killed in week-long battle for Libya airport

    Tripoli: Forty-seven people have been killed, most of them civilians, and 120 others wounded in a week of fighting between two Libyan militia groups seeking to control the Tripoli International Airport, Libya’s health ministry reported Monday.

  • HC disposes of PIL on railway fare hike, another PIL adjourned

    Mumbai: Observing that the government had rolled back the steep rail fare hike, the Bombay High Court today disposed of a PIL which challenged the increase in ticket rates announced by Railway Ministry in June this year.

  • Congress seeks disqualification of three more party MLCs

    Hyderabad: Congress today sought disqualification of three more party MLCs for allegedly violating the party whip during the recent election of the Telangana Legislative Council Chairman.

  • Israel releases UK Parliament’s doctored pic to justify attack

    Jerusalem: Justifying its assault on Gaza, the Israeli military today tweeted a doctored picture of Britain’s Parliament under assault from a barrage of rockets, asking, “what if they were attacking your home?”

  • Omar Abdullah

    Omar bats for educational faculties as per modern requirements

    Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today said the accessibility of students to subjects of advanced science and technology with highest market-prospects can be achieved by building the educational faculties in universities as per modern requirements.

  • Odisha seeks Centre’s nod to reitroduce CST

    Bhubaneswar: Odisha government today said it had sought permission from the Centre to re-introduce Central Sales Tax at the rate of 4 per cent as the state was denied the adequate compensation for reducing the CST to 2 per cent since 2008.

  • Saudi Arabia recruiting maids aged between 25 and 50

    Dubai: The age of Indian domestic workers looking for employment in Saudi Arabia has been set between 25 and 50 years under a new employment agreement finalised by the two countries, media reported.

  • Digging over in half of Rohtang tunnel: Jaitley

    Manali: Half of the digging of the Rohtang tunnel, a strategically important project that will ensure all-weather connectivity to Ladakh areas bordering Pakistan and China, has been completed, Defence Minister Arun Jaitley has said.