Free Press Journal
  • Newborns have strong immune system

    London: Although their immune system works very differently from that of adults, babies may be able to mount a stronger immune defence than previously thought, a study suggests.

  • Keep 900 MHz base price same as 800 MHz band: GSM operators

    New Delhi: GSM mobile operators today said the reserve price for 900 MHz in the forthcoming spectrum auction should be same as that for the 800 MHz band, used by CDMA players, because both the bands have similar propagation characteristics.

  • NCP firm on alliance with Congress – and 144 seats

    Mumbai: Two days after serving an ultimatum to ally Congress on finalizing the seat-share, the NCP Monday reiterated that it would continue the alliance but also remained firm on its demand for half the assembly seats – 144 – in the Oct 15 Maharashtra assembly elections.

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    Singla never spoke to me about Kumar’s appointment

    New Delhi: Former Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal today told a special court that his nephew Vijay Singla, facing trial in the Rs 10 crore cash-for-post railway bribery case, “never spoke” to him on appointment of accused Mahesh Kumar, then a Railway Board member, to any post.

  • Govt to divest 10 pc in RINL; IPO prospectus filed with Sebi

    New Delhi: Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Ltd (RINL) has filed a draft prospectus with market regulator Sebi for an initial public offer (IPO) through which the government will sell 10 per cent of its stake in the company.

  • Four Nobel laureates to grace Dalai Lama’s Nobel anniversary

    Dharamsala: Four Nobel Peace laureates will attend a programme here next month to mark the silver jubilee of the conferment of the Nobel Prize on Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, a statement said Monday.

  • Unfair trade charges rejected against gold importing agencies

    New Delhi: The Competition Commission has rejected allegations of unfair trade practices made against 15 entities, including government and public sector enterprises, with regard to allocation of imported gold.

  • Saurav Ghosal in squash final, bronze for Dipika Pallikal

    Incheon: Top seed Saurav Ghosal stormed into the final of the men’s singles event at the 17th Asian Games here Monday and ensured India a sure silver or a possible gold medal in the squash competition.

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    Will spare no effort to safeguard borders: Rajnath

    New Delhi: The government will spare no effort to safeguard the country’s borders and will address all important issues related to security, union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said here Monday.

  • Ahmedabad hotel ‘diktat’ against NE staff: MHA orders probe

    New Delhi: The Home Ministry today ordered a probe into allegation that employees of northeast origin at an Ahmedabad hotel were asked to stay away during Chinese President Xi Jinping’s recent visit to the city.

  • RLD activists protest Ajit Singh’s eviction, demand memorial

    Muzaffarnagar:  Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) activists staged a demonstration in protest against the Centre’s move to evict party President Ajit Singh from his official residence in Delhi, at Khatoli town in the district.

  • CBI interrogates bank officials

    Kolkata: The Special Crime Branch of CBI is presently interrogating officials of several banks as witnesses to several transactions which the Saradha Group had conducted through the accounts maintained with them, a source in the CBI said.

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    Coal scam: Court pulls up CBI for filing ‘vague’ report

    New Delhi: The CBI today faced the ire of a special court here for filing a “vague” report on a plea for return of passport by an accused in a coal blocks scam case with the judge warning the investigating officer (IO) that cost would be imposed on him in future.

  • Bindra’s tweets create flutter

    Incheon: Decorated Indian shooter Abhinav Bindra today created a flutter by saying that tomorrow would be his last day in professional shooting.

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    Seven dead, more than one lakh affected in Meghalaya floods

    Shillong: At least seven persons were reported killed in Meghalaya’s South West Garo Hills district today after heavy rains lashed the area inundating over 100 villages and affecting over one lakh people, officials said.

  • BJP seeks clarification on speculation of AAP MLAs joining it

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Vijender Gupta on Monday challenged the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) to reveal the names of those whom its three MLAs had planned to meet during their recent trip to Goa.

  • BJP hopeful of reaching mutual understanding with Shiv Sena

    New Delhi: Amid speculations that the 25-year-old alliance between his party and the Shiv Sena is close to breakpoint over the seat-sharing row for the Maharashtra Assembly polls, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Rajiv Pratap Rudy on Monday expressed hope that both parties would continue to move ahead on the same path and a positive outcome will be reached shortly.

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