Free Press Journal
  • Defence Min seeks details about VVIP choppers deal

    New Delhi: The Defence Ministry has sought details from the Indian Embassy in Rome about reports suggesting that Italian prosecutors have shelved proceedings against defence major Finmeccannica in the alleged scam in the Rs 3,600 crore deal to procure 12 VVIP helicopters for India.

  • Arun Jaitley

    Lok Sabha passes Delhi budget

    New Delhi: The Lok Sabha Wednesday passed the budget for the national capital by a voice vote.

  • subrata roy's release

    SC allows Sahara chief to hold talks to sell properties

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court today allowed Sahara chief Subrata Roy, who has been in jail for the last five months, to use conference room in Tihar jail complex for negotiation with potential buyers of his luxury hotels in New York and London to raise Rs 10,000 crore to get regular bail.

  • Kudankulam nuclear pwoer plant

    1520 MW nuke power generated after Indo-US nuclear deal

    New Delhi: The Indo-US nuclear deal has led to additional generation capacity of 1520 MW nuclear power from imported fuel for the country’s reactors, the government informed the Lok Sabha today.

  • MPs complain about ‘stale food’ in parliament

    New Delhi Members of the Rajya Sabha Wednesday complained that “stale food” was being served to them in the parliament canteen, and said a few members fell ill because of it.

  • Rains over parts of UP

    Lucknow: Light to moderate rains accompanied by thundershowers occurred over parts of Uttar Pradesh during last 24 hours, MeT office said today.

  • Penny Pritzke

    US to focus on “early wins” at Delhi dialogue: Penny

    Mumbai: The 2-day India-US strategic dialogue starting tomorrow will cover a wide range of issues with focus on “early wins” that will build momentum for the expanding economic ties, US Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker said here today.

  • sexually assault case

    Teenage girl raped by tenant

    Dehradun: A 14-year-old girl was allegedly raped for eight months by her tenant in Haridwar district, police said today.

  • Goyal seeks young, dynamic IAS officer as his PS

    New Delhi: Power Minister Piyush Goyal is looking for a young and dynamic IAS officer, preferably with an engineering and management background, for appointment as his private secretary.

  • Narendra Modi

    Modi’s Nepal visit to boost hydropower, infrastructure cooperation

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Nepal next month is expected to boost cooperation in hydropower and infrastructure sectors between India and the Himalayan nation, said observers here even as visiting Nepalese Commerce Minister Sunil Bahadur Thapa Wednesday expressed his country’s keenness to learn from Modi’s development model.

  • Genocide trial against former Khmer Rouge leaders begins

    Bangkok: The special tribunal for Cambodia Wednesday opened the second trial in Phnom Penh against the last two surviving leaders of the Khmer Rouge regime, who face charges for crimes against humanity and genocide.

  • Interest rates likely to stay on hold in August: HSBC

    New Delhi: The RBI is likely to pause again in its policy review meet next month, an HSBC report has said, adding that there is a possibility of a rate hike by the central bank in the last quarter of this year.

  • TCS official IT consultancy partner for Singapore Marathon ’14

    New Delhi: Country’s largest software services firm Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) today said it has been appointed as the official IT consultancy partner of the Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon 2014 (SCMS).

  • Panja visits acid victim

    Kolkata: West Bengal minister for child and women welfare Shashi Panja today visited the acid victim in Burdwan and assured her of all help from the government.

  • Three ultras held, two high-rank cadres surrender

    Raipur: Three naxals were arrested and two high ranking cadres, including a woman, surrendered in separate places of Chhattisgarh’s insurgency-hit Bastar region, police said today.

  • AAP twin rallies to test support base in Delhi

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party will hold two rallies – one for auto rickshaw drivers Thursday and the other Aug 3 – here to test its support base.