Free Press Journal
  • Suresh Raina

    Raina’s 100 takes India to 304/6

    Cardiff: A quickfire 75-ball 100 by Suresh Raina took India to a challenging 304 for six in 50 overs against England in the second ODI of the five-match cricket series at Sophia Gardens here Wednesday.

  • Sharad Pawar

    Cong to hold ‘discussions’ with ticket-seekers for NCP seats

    Mumbai: In a tit-for-tat move, Maharashtra unit of Congress today said it had invited ticket aspirants for 114 Assembly constituencies, contested by its ally NCP in the previous elections, for ‘discussions’ on August 31.

  • Crime

    ‘Juvenile Bill against UN norms’

    New Delhi: The proposed Juvenile Justice Bill violates the core principle of juvenile justice provided under UN Convention on Child Rights (UNCCR), the NHRC said today.

  • Cabinet gives nod to signing of health pact with Japan

    New Delhi: Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Japan, the government today gave its nod to the signing of a memorandum of cooperation (MoC) between the two countries which is aimed at boosting health sector ties.

  • BSF DG briefs HM on situation along border in J-K

    New Delhi: Home Minister Rajnath Singh was today briefed by the BSF on the ground situation along the border in Jammu and Kashmir where Pakistan is continuously firing on frontier posts and civilian areas.

  • HC stays trial court order dropping MCOCA in Pune blast case

    Mumbai: Admitting an appeal by the ATS, the Bombay High Court today stayed a special court order dropping charges under the Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA) against all the eight accused in Pune’s Jangli Maharaj Road serial blasts case.

  • Will join hands with secular forces wherever required: Cong

    New Delhi: With the Bihar Assembly by-poll results going in favour of RJD-JD(U)-Congress alliance, Congress today said the party is ready to join hands with “secular forces” wherever necessary.

  • Kingfisher should be given loan, other documents by PNB: HC

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court today said that Punjab National Bank, which has served a notice on Kingfisher Airlines alleging that it has willfully defaulted in payment of dues of over Rs 770 crore, should give to the carrier copies of documents relied upon by the bank.

  • LPG consumers can avail 12 cylinder quota at anytime of year

    New Delhi: In a relief to consumers, the Cabinet today lifted the restriction of supply of only one subsidised cooking gas LPG cylinder to a household in a month, saying consumers can avail their quota of 12 bottles at anytime of the year.

  • RIL to shut Hazira unit for 4 weeks

    New Delhi: Reliance Industries today said it will shut the Hazira petrochemical unit for four weeks from September-end for scheduled maintenance.

  • No attempt to derail judicial process in 2G scam: CBI

    New Delhi: Under attack from some NGOs that it was allegedly stalling probe in the 2G scam, the CBI today said there was no attempt to put any impediment in the judicial process and claimed that facts in the case were being twisted before the Supreme Court.