Free Press Journal
  • Arunachal Pradesh Housing Board Bill passed

    Itanagar: Arunachal Pradesh Assembly today passed the Arunachal Pradesh State Housing Board Bill, 2014 by voice vote paving the way for construction of good quality and reasonable priced housing complex in the state.

  • Family of accident victim gets nearly Rs 35 L compensation

    New Delhi: Family members of a 35-year-old man, who died after being hit by a rashly driven tempo last year, have been awarded a compensation of nearly Rs 35 lakh by a Motor Accident Claims Tribunal (MACT) here.

  • Landslides

    Death toll in Pune landslide rises to 8, 2 rescued

    Pune: The death toll in the landslide at a village in Maharashtra’s Pune district today has gone up to eight with three more bodies being extricated from the rubble.

  • Sensex rebounds 96pts to reclaim 26K mark; Bharti Airtel up 5%

    Mumbai: The benchmark Sensex rose for the first time in three sessions and closed 96 points higher to reclaim the 26,000 level today powered by gains in bluechips, led by Bharti Airtel, on encouraging quarterly earnings.

  • Amitabh-Bachchan

    Don’t understand the TRP game: Big B

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who made his TV fiction debut with show ‘Yudh’ recently, said he does not understand the business of small screen.

  • Three killed as truck falls into Punjab canal

    Chandigarh: Three pilgrims were killed and 35 others injured when a truck carrying them fell into an irrigation canal in Punjab Wednesday, police said.

  • Carbon dioxide can be future fuel source

    New York: In a significant breakthrough, scientists have synthesised a catalyst that improves the system for converting waste carbon dioxide into syngas — a precursor of gasoline and other energy-rich products.

  • Maya Kodnani

    2002 riot accused Maya Kodnani granted bail

    Gujarat High Court today granted bail to former state minister Maya Kodnani. Maya Kodnani, an accused in 2002 Gujarat riots granted bail on medical grounds.

  • Economy can grow by 6.5 pc in 2014-15, says Pronob Sen

    New Delhi:Allaying fears of adverse impact of deficient monsoon on the economy, National Statistical Commission Chairman Pronob Sen today said the country’s growth can be as high as 6.5 per cent in the current fiscal.

  • Wipro partners OpenLink for offering services to commodity cos

    New Delhi: Country’s third largest software services firm Wipro today said it has inked a global strategic consulting partnership with OpenLink for serving customers in commodity, energy and financial services industries.

  • Bhupinder Singh Hooda

    After power min’s resignation, Hooda hits out at detractors

    Chandigarh: A day after Power Minister Ajay Singh Yadav’s resignation, Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda today hit out at his detractors, claiming their actions were guided by “vested interests”.

  • European ransoms now Al-Qaeda’s major funding

    Washington: Al-Qaeda is increasingly funding terror operations thanks to at least USD 125 million in ransom paid since 2008, largely by European governments to free western hostages, according to a media report.

  • Jaya files defamation case against Stalin

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa today filed a criminal defamation case against DMK Treasurer and party’s floor leader in the state assembly, M.K. Stalin, for allegedly raising slogans against her and Speaker outside the Assembly.

  • KXIP seamer Sandeep to miss Champions League T20

    New Delhi:Talented medium pacer Sandeep Sharma, who was one of the star performers for Kings XI Punjab in IPL-7, is set to miss the Champions League Twenty20 due to an injury that will keep him out of action till December.

  • Another Gaza school shelter bombed, toll now 1,253

    Gaza: At least 13 Palestinians were killed and dozens injured early Wednesday when Israeli artillery fire hit a school used as a shelter by displaced people in the northern Gaza Strip town of Jabaliya, as the toll in the coastal enclave in the ongoing offensive rose to 1,253.