Free Press Journal
  • India unwavering votary of multilateral trading system: Govt

    New Delhi: Asserting its sovereign duty to protect the fundamental right of citizens to life and livelihood, India today expressed confidence that it will be able to persuade the WTO membership to appreciate its sensitivities and take the issue forward in a positive spirit.

  • kashmir infiltration

    Pak violates ceasefire, Indian troops retaliate

    Jammu: In first ceasefire violation this month, Pakistani troops today targeted Indian forward posts with small arms and automatic weapons along the Line of Control in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir, prompting Indian forces to retaliate.

  • Wrestler Sushil Kumar

    Sushil most searched on Google during CWG

    New Delhi: The Indian athletes’ brilliant performance in the Commonwealth Games created quite a buzz online as well with gold-winning wrestler Sushil Kumar being the most searched on Google.

  • RBI repo rate

    ‘RBI could have leveraged abating inflation to cut rates’

    New Delhi: Disappointed over RBI’s decision to keep interest rates unchanged, India Inc today said the central bank could have leveraged abating inflation risks to effect a rate cut, as high cost of credit has been dissuading industry from undertaking capacity expansion.

  • sunil-paraskar

    Mumbai model’s ex-lawyer says client not firm on allegations

    Mumbai: A former lawyer of a Mumbai model, who had accused DIG of Police Sunil Paraskar of raping her,had said that he quit the case because his client was not firm about her allegations and was changing her statements too frequently for comfort.

  • Serena Williams

    Serena Williams fifth player to join 200-week No. 1 club

    Washington: Despite continuous struggles to make an impact this year, world number one Serena Williams has said that she is on the right track after she claimed victory at Stanford on Sunday.

  • Gaza crisis: 72-hour fragile ceasefire begins

    Jerusalem/Gaza: An uneasy 72-hour ceasefire brokered by Egypt between Israel and the Palestinian militant groups began this morning after a month of fighting, with Hamas firing a salvo of long-range rockets minutes before the truce, calling them revenge for Israel’s “massacres”.

  • Govt trying to address issues in renewable energy sector: Goyal

    New Delhi: The government is trying to address issues in the renewable energy sector by balancing all interests and ensuring that consumers get power at an affordable price, Union Minister Piyush Goyal said today.

  • Militants

    Third ‘pro-Khalistani militant’ arrested in Jammu

    Jammu: Jammu police today said another person was nabbed along with the two alleged pro-Khalistan terrorists arrested by Punjab Police after it busted a joint terror-module of Pakistan-based militant outfits here.

  • 49 Army personnel killed in counter-insurgency ops in J&K

    New Delhi: Forty-nine Indian Army personnel were killed in counter-insurgency and counter-infiltration operations in Jammu and Kashmir in the last three years, Rajya Sabha was informed today.

  • Indian men draw level with Italy; Eves held by Kazakhstan

    Tromso (Norway): The Indian men and women’s teams settled for an identical 2-2 draw with Italy and Kazakhstan respectively in the third round of the 41st Chess Olympiad now in progress here.

  • RBI

    GDP expected to improve to 5.5% in current fiscal: RBI

    New Delhi: With improvement in economic activity and revival of sentiments, the RBI today said GDP growth in the current fiscal is expected to go up to 5.5 per cent from 4.7 per cent in last financial year.

  • Protest over UPSC

    UPSC aspirants continue protest, demand scrapping of CSAT

    New Delhi: Scores of UPSC aspirants today continued their protest demanding scrapping of CSAT, a day after the government announced that English marks in the test will not be included for gradation or merit in the civil services preliminary examination.

  • Nepal Landslide

    Nepal landslide toll rises to 33

    Kathmandu: The toll in the landside in Nepal’s Sidhupalchok district climbed to 33 Tuesday as rescuers desperately searched for 120 people who are still missing.

  • Compat upholds CCI order against NSE; Exchange to file appeal

    New Delhi: The Competition Appellate Tribunal today upheld an order passed against National Stock Exchange by fair trade regulator CCI, which had found the bourse guilty of absuing its dominant market position in currency derivatives segment.

  • Ram Vilas Paswan

    Govt plans to make consumer fora as authority

    New Delhi: Government is considering a proposal to make the three-tier consumer redressal mechanism as an “authority” as the current set up have not been fully able to address consumer grievances.