Free Press Journal
  • Ammunition recovered from house in West Bengal

    Burdwan (West Bengal): A joint team of the National Security Guard (NSG) and the National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Thursday recovered ammunition in large quantities from a house here.

  • HC raps CBI for shoddy probe in missing woman case

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court Thursday pulled up the CBI for its  failure to trace a 26-year-old woman, who disappeared from a police station here, and not registering the case a gainst the accused police officials.

  • Telcos trying to restore mobile connectivity in Vizag

    New Delhi: Mobile operators are working jointly to restore mobile connectivity in the affected areas of Andhra Pradesh’s Vizag after the devastating cyclone Hudhud, the Cellular Operators’ Association of India (COAI) said here Thursday.

  • Govt, RBI working on new monetary policy framework: Rajan

    Hyderabad: RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan today said the central bank and the government are in discussion to formulate a new monetary policy framework which will be more expressive and in line with international standards.

  • Activists protest against decision to raise Sardar Sarovar dam height

    Bhopal: Narmada Bachao Andolan (NBA) activist Medha Patkar here today demanded to rollback Centre’s decision to raise height of Sardar Sarovar dam by 17 meters as activists protested in front of Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan’s residence.

  • US-based Abbott sets up Rs 450-cr plant in Gujarat

    Jhagadia (Guj): Gujarat Chief Minister Anandi Patel inaugurated US-based nutrition company Abbott Global’s greenfield manufacturing plant in Jhagadia village of Bharuch district set up at an investment of Rs 450 crore.

  • Shivpal warns officials of stringent action

    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh’s cabinet minister and senior SP leader Shivpal Singh Yadav today warned of stern action against officials ignoring problems of common man.

  • Pak promises to fight vigorously against China’s enemies

    Beijing: Promising full cooperation to China in its anti-terrorism drive, Pakistan has said it will fight vigorously against China’s “enemies” and assured best security for the ambitious economic corridor between the two nations.

  • Mamata having double standards on NIA: BJP

    Kolkata: The BJP today claimed that Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee was maintaining double standards on NIA probe, pleading for it when she was an Opposition leader and opposing it when she became the Chief Minister.

  • BJP closely monitoring incidents of attack on NE youths

    New Delhi: BJP today said it was committed to the interest, honour and self respect of life and property of North Eastern people living in rest of India and said a round-the-clock helpline is available for their welfare.

  • Prithviraj Chavan

    Prithviraj Chavan expresses regret over remarks on Adarsh

    Pune: Embroiled in a controversy over his reported remarks about his predecessors and the Adarsh Society scam, former Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan today expressed “regrets”, saying it was an inadvertent mistake.

  • Five extortionists arrested in Ghaziabad

    Ghaziabad: Police here Thursday arrested five people for allegedly demanding Rs.5 lakh from a contractor and seized a pistol from their possession.

  • U-21 Indian hockey team beats Malaysia 4-2

    Johor Bahru (Malaysia): The Indian men’s Under-21 hockey team defeated hosts Malaysia 4-2 in their fourth pool match of the fourth Sultan of Johor Cup at Taman Daya Hockey Stadium here Thursday.

  • Uddhav Thackeray

    Sena stooped to new low by attacking Modi: BJP

    Mumbai: BJP today hit back at Shiv Sena for “stooping to a new low” by launching a personal attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi in its Hindi mouthpiece ahead of the Assembly elections, saying its former ally should have desisted from making ‘disparaging’ remarks against him.

  • US bombards ISIL positions in Kobani

    Washington: The US inflicted heavy damage on ISIL as it bombarded several positions of the terrorist outfit near Kobani as part of its effort to prevent it from taking over the key Syrian city on the Turkish border.