Free Press Journal
  • College students likely to man police station helpdesks

    Mumbai: The Mumbai police is toying with the idea of stationing college students at police station helpdesks to help women, children and senior citizen complainants, a senior police official said here today.

  • Roy to raise bail money from conference room in jail

    New Delhi: Jailed Sahara chief Subrata Roy will move to a swanky conference room in Tihar prison tomorrow where he will have facilities like video conferencing,Internet and phone so that he can negotiate with potential bidders for sale of his hotels abroad to raise Rs 10,000 crore for bail.

  • Cong rumblings: Dwivedi says organisation should have ability to listen

    New Delhi: An organisation should have the ability to listen as well, senior Congress leader Janardan Dwivedi said today at a time when a party leader has gone to the extent of saying that Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi needed to take a break in the wake of the Lok Sabha poll debacle.

  • Flagship IT event on August seven

    Coimbatore: The 14th edition of Connect Coimbatore, a flagship IT event of the local chapter of CII, is scheduled here on August seven.

  • Billboards forcing AI to carry less than capacity passengers

    New Delhi: Large billboards have been obstructing the take-off path of Mumbai airport runway, leading Air India to suffer an estimated Rs ten crore loss per month on its Mumbai-Newark flight as it has been carrying 51 passengers less than the total capacity.

  • India to build pipeline to Nepal for oil products

    Kathmandu: In a move to deepen economic ties with Nepal, India today agreed to build a pipeline from Bihar to Kathmandu for supply of petrol, diesel and ATF.

  • Nithari killings: HC grants bail to Pandher in five cases

    Allahabad: Noida-based businessman Moninder Singh Pandher, in jail for nearly 7 years in connection with infamous Nithari serial killings, was granted bail today by the Allahabad High Court in cases relating to abduction, rape and murder of 5 minor girls in which his domestic servant Surendra Koli is a co-accused.

  • MPs protest Sri Lanka article, envoy to be summoned

    New Delhi : Parliament Monday witnessed an uproar over a derogatory article mentioning Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa on Sri Lanka’s defence ministry web site.

  • Rs 1,162 cr anomalies in Assam’s revenue dept in 2012-13: CAG

    Guwahati: Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) has found various anomalies like irregular exemption and non-levy of taxes involving monetary implication to the tune of Rs 1,161.79 crore during 2012-13 in the revenue department of Assam government.

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    Jama Masjid attack: police file charge sheets against IM man

    New Delhi: Delhi Police have filed two separate charge sheets against alleged Indian Mujahideen operative Zia-Ur-Rehman in September 2010 Jama Masjid terror attack case in which two Taiwanese tourists had were injured and a mild explosion had taken place in a car parked there.

  • Arrested Syndicate Bank Chairman S K Jain suspended

    New Delhi: Two days after CBI arrested him for allegedly accepting bribe of Rs 50 lakh to enhance the credit limit of some companies, the government today suspended Syndicate Bank Chairman and Managing Director S K Jain.

  • Higher judiciary hit by sexual harassment charge

    New Delhi/Gwalior: Higher echelons of judiciary were today hit by allegations of sexual harassment of a senior woman judicial officer by a high court judge with the Chief Justice of India (CJI) R M Lodha describing it as a “very serious issue” which would be dealt with “appropriately”.

  • Yogeshwar likely to miss World Championships for Asian Games

    New Delhi: Exhausted after a golden performance at the Commonwealth Games, star wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt today said he might skip next month’s World Championships at Tashkent to be fighting fit for the Asian Games, to be held in Incheon from September 19 to October 4.

  • Government plans Telecom Finance Corporation by 2017

    New Delhi: The government proposes to set up a Telecom Finance Corporation (TFC) in the country within the 12th Plan period (2012-17), Telecommunications and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said here Monday.

  • Six soldiers killed in Yemen

    Sana’a: At least six Yemeni soldiers were killed and three others wounded in a suspected Al Qaeda ambush Monday in Hadramout province, a police official said.