Free Press Journal
  • World Bank

    India ranked 142nd in ease of doing business

    Washington: India was ranked 142nd among 189 nations in ease of doing business in a new World Bank Group report, even as it found that the country set the pace for regulatory reform in South Asia in 2013-14.

  • Arvind Kejriwal

    Govt adopting selective approach on blackmoney issue: Kejriwal

    New Delhi: Stepping up attack on the government on the black money issue, AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal today accused it of adopting a “selective” approach in punishing the guilty and said he will try to meet the SIT probing the high-profile case to share some details.

  • Anti-tobacco campaign elicits concern among viewers

    New Delhi: A powerful anti-tobacco mass media campaign titled Sunita, which was launched by Health Minister Harsh Vardhan, has elicited fear, shock and concern among viewers, a release said Wednesday.

  • PM, top celebs to witness Devendra Fadnavis’ swearing in

    Mumbai:  The swearing-in ceremony of the BJP’s first government in Maharashtra promises to be a grand affair with top personalities and celebs expected at the Wankhede Stadium Oct 31, party officials indicated here Wednesday.

  • Trilokpuri riots: Police say opened fire, but in self-defense

    New Delhi: Five people, including two teens, received bullet injuries in the communal clash in Trilokpuri in east Delhi last week. Delhi Police claims their bullets did not cause the injuries and an FIR filed by the police clearly mentions that they fired in “self defence”.

  • Looking forward to helping take tennis somewhere new: Murray

    Dubai: Fresh from his win at Valencia and Vienna, World No.8 Andy Murray is participating in the inaugural International Premier Tennis League (IPTL), a pioneering new event that promises to revolutionise the way the world looks at the game and transcend the popularity of the much-loved sport.

  • FC Pune City gears up for clash against Kerala Blasters

    Pune: Buoyed by its first win at home, the Rajesh Wadhawan Group owned FC Pune City is geared up for its second home game in the Indian Super League (ISL) against the Kerala Blasters here Wednesday.

  • Narendra Modi

    Modi asked for new panel to unravel Netaji disappearance mystery

    Kolkata: Claiming the finds of the Justice Mukherjee Commission of Inquiry into the disappearance of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose were “incomplete”, a city based organisation has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking a new panel to unravel the mystery of the leader’s fate.

  • Cong slams BJP over ‘gala’ preparations for swearing-in event

    Mumbai: Congress today accused the BJP of ‘compromising’ the dignity of the swearing-in ceremony and said the saffron party has turned the upcoming event, wherein new government under Devendra Fadnavis will take oath on October 31, into a festival.

  • High Court quashes FIR against Lalit Modi

    Jaipur:  Rajasthan High Court today quashed an FIR registered against former IPL Commissioner Lalit Modi in connection with alleged irregularities in disbursement of Rs 6 crore meant for victims of 2008 Jaipur blasts.

  • I’ve spoiled Sabal Singh for other actors: Rahul Khanna

    Mumbai: Actor Rahul Khanna, who is currently awaiting the release of his forthcoming film “Fireflies”, says it was “exciting and a privilege” to work with first time director Sabal Singh Shekhawat and that he has raised the bar really high.

  • Navy chief reviews Hudhud impact at Visakhapatnam base

    Visakhapatnam:  Navy chief Admiral R.K. Dhowan Wednesday reviewed the effect of cyclone Hudhud at the naval base here and said all efforts will be made to restore its glory, a statement said.

  • CBI to file report on three Swiss Timing officials’ arrest

    New Delhi: A court here Wednesday asked the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to file a status report on the provisional arrest of three officials of Switzerland-based Swiss Timing Limited against whom summons were issued for their alleged roles in a 2010 Commonwealth Games (CWG) related corruption case.

  • HC upset over DDA report on parks in Delhi, to pass direction

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court today took a strong view of the reports filed by civic agencies, including DDA, on the status of children’s parks and the work done by them to repair and maintain the facilities there to ensure the safety of children.