Free Press Journal
  • Cyclone Nilofar: about 30,000 to be evacuated from tomorrow

    Ahmedabad: An estimated 30,000 people along coastal areas will be moved to safer places in Kutch district of Gujarat from tomorrow as the very severe cyclonic storm Nilofar hurtles towards the state and slams it by November 1 afternoon.

  • Cyclone Nilofar: about 30,000 to be evacuated from tomorrow

    Ahmedabad:  An estimated 30,000 people along coastal areas will be moved to safer places in Kutch district of Gujarat from tomorrow as the very severe cyclonic storm Nilofar hurtles towards the state and slams it by November 1 afternoon.

  • Squash: Sandhu, Dipika in title round

    Chennai: Harinder Pal Sandhu and Dipika Pallikal, winners of the third leg in Mumbai, reached the final of the JSW-PSA and JSW-WSA Challenger squash tournament at the ISA courts here Tuesday.

  • Ajay Maken

    SC order exposes ‘lame excuses’ of Modi govt: Congress

    New Delhi: Congress today said that the Supreme Court order on the black money issue has exposed the Centre’s “lame excuses” by directing it to disclose to it by tomorrow the names of all those who have black money stashed abroad.

  • Raje retains important portfolios, Kataria gets Home ministry

    Jaipur: In a major portfolio reshuffle after yesterday’s induction of 15 new faces in her cabinet, Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje today retained important portfolios like Finance and Excise while giving responsibility of Home ministry to Gulab Chand Kataria.

  • Ashraf Ghani,

    China lays out red carpet for Ghani on his first visit abroad

    Beijing: China today accorded a red carpet welcome to new Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and appreciated his gesture to make Beijing his first stop of his maiden trip abroad, raising China’s strategic stakes in the war-torn country ahead of the withdrawal of US troops.

  • Benjamin Netanyahu

    Netanyahu rejects criticism, vows to build in east Jerusalem

    Jerusalem:  Dismissing US and EU criticism over Israel’s plans to build new housing units in east Jerusalem, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has vowed to continue with the construction work in all parts of the city.

  • B’desh tribunal to deliver verdict against Jamaat chief

    Dhaka: A special Bangladeshi tribunal will tomorrow deliver its verdict against fundamentalist Jamaat-e-Islami chief Motiur Rahman Nizami, accused of war crimes during the country’s liberation war against Pakistan in 1971.

  • Population explosion is unstoppable: study

    Melbourne: There is no quick fix for the ‘population time-bomb’ and even a world-wide one-child policy like China’s or catastrophic mortality events may still result in 5-10 billion people by 2100, according to a new study.

  • AI signs code-share pact with Kazakhstan’s Air Astana

    Mumbai: Air India, which is a part of the Star Alliance, officially announced here today that it has entered into a ‘free flow’ code-share pact with Kazakhstan’s national carrier Air Astana to expand its presence in the fast growing CIS aviation market.

  • Germany keen to help Bihar in post-harvest tech

    Patna:  German ambassador to India Michael Steiner today met Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi and said Germany will provide all help to the state in the field of post harvest technology, food processing and vocational training.

  • Gold slips amid volatility, FOMC outcome

    Mumbai: Gold prices declined further and closed below the significant Rs 27,000 per 10 grams mark at the domestic bullion market here today due to sustained selling by stockists as well as poor local buying interest.

  • stocks

    Sensex recovers 128 pts, Nifty reclaims 8,000-mark

    Mumbai:  Markets today surged to over 1 month highs with Sensex rising 128 points to 26,880.82 and Nifty jumping 36 points to reclaim 8,000 mark led by gains in pharma and banking shares on rising rate cut hopes and good earnings.

  • WestIndies

    Players’ meeting with WICB, WIPA termed “fruitful”

    Kingston: The West Indies cricketers’ meeting to resolve the contracts and pay dispute issue with their players union (WIPA) and the national cricket board (WICB) has turned out to be “cordial, positive and fruitful”.