Free Press Journal
  • Review royalty rate hike on iron ore: Assocham to govt

    New Delhi: The government should review the budgetary proposal to hike royalty rate on iron ore to 15 per cent from 10 per cent as it will escalate cost of steel-making and push inflation upward, industry body Assocham today said in a note to the Finance Ministry.

  • Tainted IAS couple terminated from service

    Bhopal:  Graft-tainted Madhya Pradesh IAS couple Arvind Joshi and Tinu Joshi have been terminated from service, officials said today.

  • RJD MLA on dharna, BJP lends support

    Patna: A RJD legislator is on a indefinite sit in here for the second day today demanding release of water in the canal system for irrigation and declaration of the state as drought-hit and BJP has lent support to him on the issue.

  • Narayan Rane

    CM will meet Sonia Gandhi to discuss issues: Rane

    Mumbai: Congress leader Narayan Rane today said that AICC President Sonia Gandhi will be requested to intervene and resolve the deadlock over his resignation from the post of Industries Minister.

  • Rajnath Singh

    Govt mulls setting up computer-aided dispatch platforms

    New Delhi:  To improve efficiency in responding to women distress calls and provide speedy help, the government is planning to set up computer-aided dispatch platforms in 1 14 cities across the country, including 41 highly crime-prone.

  • Pregnant woman strangulated to death

    Alipurduar (WB): A 30-year-old pregnant woman was today found dead with multiple injuries on her body at Dalsinghpara in Alipurduar district.

  • MH 17 Black box

    Rebels hand over MH17 black boxes

    Donetsk (Ukraine):  Rebels controlling the crash site of Malaysian flight MH17 today handed over the plane’s black boxes, and declared a localised truce to allow international experts full access to the forensic minefield in east Ukraine.

  • 1137 teachers sacked over fake degree, invalid documents

    Patna: Bihar government today said that the services of 1137 fixed pay teachers in schools have been terminated as they had acquired the job on the basis of fake and invalid documents and initiated action against those responsible for their appointment.

  • Smartphones to turn ISS robots into housekeepers

    Washington: Astronauts at the International Space Station (ISS) have been testing robots for technology demonstrations for quite some time. Now, smartphones will transform these robots into “housekeepers”.

  • India aims top three finish in Glasgow Commonwealth Games

    Glasgow: The unprecedented success achieved in the last edition would be hard to replicate this time after the dropping of a few disciplines but upbeat after getting back in the Olympic fold, a 215-strong Indian contingent would nonetheless seek a top-five finish in the 20th Commonwealth Games which begin here tomorrow.

  • Money not very good but ISL won’t harm Indian football: Bhutia

    Mumbai: Former India football captain Bhaichung Bhutia is not particularly happy with the pay packages on offer in the much-awaited Indian Super League but insists that the event won’t be detrimental to the sport either.

  • Salman Khan

    Holiday season matters a lot: Salman on movie release

    Mumbai:  Salman Khan, who chooses festive season to release his mega movies, continues the trend with “Kick”, which is coming out in the Eid week. He believes choosing the right slot is important from business perspective.

  • Ishant Sharma

    No one appreciates my efforts other than team-mates: Sharma

    London:  Cynosure of all eyes after his fiery spell earned India its first Test victory at the iconic Lord’s in 28 years, fast bowler Ishant Sharma feels his efforts are never appreciated by people other than his my team-mates.

  • Abhiahek Manu Singhvi

    Singhvi advocates restructuring of collegium system

    New Delhi: Against the backdrop of allegations of “improper compromises” by three CJIs during UPA rule, Congress leader Abhishek Singhvi today advocated restructuring of the collegium system.

  • Govt notifies new rules for declaration of assets by public servants

    New Delhi: The government today notified new rules for declaration of assets and liabilities by public servants. “Under the Public Servants (Furnishing of Information and Annual Return of Assets and Liabilities and the Limits for Exemption of Assets in Filing Returns) Rules, 2014 every public servant shall make a declaration of his/her assets and liabilities in the specified formats as on the 31st day of March every year to the competent authority