Free Press Journal
  • 2G case trial CBI prosecutor faces court’s ire

    New Delhi : The CBI prosecutor, conducting cross-examination of former telecom minister A Raja in the 2G spectrum allocation case trial, on Monday faced the ire of special court for repeating questions by putting it in a ‘circuitous manner’.

  • Australia could soon start uranium sales to India

    Melbourne: Australia could soon start exporting uranium to India, Australian Trade Minister Andrew Robb has said. Robb said he believed Australian uranium sales to India were very close.

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    TRAI allows spectrum sharing between 2 firms; bars leasing

    l To allow 2G, 3G, 4G on shared spectrum if bought after 2010 l Airwave use fee to rise 0.5% of revenue if cos share spectrum l All spectrum in the same band should be shareable l Norms hold no great promise for newer operators like RCom, Tata Tele and Aircel  l All spectrum in the same band should be shareable (more…)

  • India outbowled; outbatted us, admits Alastair Cook

    Lord’s (London) :  England captain Alastair Cook gave India credit for ‘outbatting and outbowling’ them after the visitors earned a 95-run win in the second Test at Lord’s to take a 1-0 lead in the five-match series here Monday.

  • Dhoni instructed me to bowl bouncers: Ishant

    London :  Pace spearhead Ishant Sharma credited captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni for instructing him to bowl bouncers which helped India win the second Test at Lord’s here on Monday to take a 1-0 lead in the five-match series.

  • Common bathrooms at Village irks Indian athletes

    Glasgow :  The sizeable Indian contingent were taken aback after having to put up with common bathrooms at the Commonwealth Games Village. The concerns arising over the outbreak of norovirus (stomach bug) outbreak at the Athletes’ Village notwithstanding, the Indians have given a thumbs up to the hospitality offered by the Games’ Organisers.

  • Nitin’s wife to get nurse’s job

    Mumbai : Shubhangi Yevlekar, whose fireman husband died in the Lotus building blaze, will be given the job of a nurse at the nearest hospital, while an Andheri-based school, Prime Academy, will sponsor both his kids’ education.

  • Is Cook’s goose finally cooked?

    ‘‘Everything negative – pressure, challenges — is an opportunity for me to rise.’’  The English captain must be nursing extremely contrary thoughts at the moment: he is not only down he could also be out of the team.

  • No resolution on Gaza in RS

    New Delhi : Union external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj has asserted that there is not even an ‘íota of a change’ in the country’s policy on the Israeli-Palestine conflict in West Asia. “Our policy has evolved over the years, and it is India’s policy, it does not belong to any one party,” she said while responding to an impassioned short notice discussion in the Rajya Sabha.

  • Govt assures help for Dutee

    New Delhi: The government assured all possible help to sprinter Dutee Chand to participate in future sports events after the athlete from Odisha was last week excluded from the Indian team for the Commonwealth Games on the ground of high androgen level.

  • Vijay Kumar named India’s flag-bearer

    Glasgow :  India’s Olympic silver medallist pistol shooter, Vijay Kumar will be the flag-bearer for the country during the opening ceremony of 2014 Commonwealth Games, scheduled to take place on Wednesday.

  • Indian hockey coach aims semi-finals

    Glasgow :  Indian men’s hockey team chief coach Terry Walsh says their first target is to make the semi-finals at the Commonwealth Games while Neil Hawgood, the person entrusted with the task of getting the best out of the women’s outfit, also expresses confidence of a decent finish.

  • Big B shares his ‘Shamitabh’ look!

    Megastar Amitabh Bachchan’s SHAMITABH look was out on social media almost a month back. And now, the 71-year-old actor has shared his intense look for his upcoming film SHAMITABH on his blog too!