Free Press Journal
  • Positive move, says SC on Delhi government formation effort

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court Thursday described as positive the reports that Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung would be consulting all the political parties in his efforts to form a government in Delhi.

  • TN Congress chief Gnanadesikan quits

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Congress president B.S. Gnanadesikan Thursday resigned to enable the leadership reconstitute a new state unit.

  • Qadri leaves Pakistan; Opposition claims deal with Govt

    Lahore:  After abruptly ending his over two-month long anti-government protest in the Pakistani capital, fiery cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri has left the country, leading to speculation that he has struck a deal with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.

  • Yoga

    Yoga Teacher: The New Age Rockstars?

    Its Saturday afternoon and everyone is looking for some peace within the bustling city life of the European capital Brussels. A jam packed ‘hot’ yoga class in a swanky yoga studio at downtown Brussels area. Colorful Yoga mats, XXL water bottles, all definition linins, glistening artificial lights and aroma, life-size mirrors proudly encrusting everything cement. It’s a sight right out of home décor book ,the only difference is its not a housewives

  • Stage set for Maharashtra CM swearing-in ceremony

    MAHA preparations for new Maharashtra CM A 150-foot-long stage will be set up on the ground between two pavilions. A platform will also be setup for the media to telecast to the swearing-in live it seems that the Maharashtra unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party is leaving no stone unturned to make grand the October 31 oath-taking ceremony of its first chief minister, Devendra Fadnavis, at the Wankhede stadium in South Mumbai.

  • Personal info can’t be shared even if spouse demands it: CIC

    New Delhi: Details about finances of a woman cannot be given by a public authority even to her husband under the Right to Information Act as it is personal information, the Central Information Commission has said.

  • mumbai bullion

    Gold imports likely to drop sharply to 50-60 tonnes in October

    Mumbai: India’s gold imports are expected to nearly halve to 50-60 tonnes this month from their September level as jewellers have adequately stocked up for the festive and wedding seasons, according to an industry body.

  • WB ‘ease of doing business’ report doesn’t factor in Modi govt reforms: BJP

    New Delhi: As India slipped to 142nd position in World Bank’s ‘ease of doing business’ rankings, BJP today said it only includes reforms carried out by the UPA regime up to May this year, and claimed that the slew of measures taken by the Modi government will be part of the next report.

  • Somdev to play for Punjab Marshalls in CTL

    Chandigarh:  India’s No.1 tennis star Somdev Devvarman will be turning out for the newly launched Punjab Marshalls, the Chandigarh franchise of the Champions Tennis League (CTL), that was launched here Thursday.

  • Tribunal asks DLF to specify fund-requirement plan

    New Delhi: The Securities Appellate Tribunal (SAT) Thursday asked realty major DLF to file an affidavit by Nov 3 and specify the purpose for which it wants to use the money it has invested in mutual funds (MF).

  • Zambian acting president Guy Scott makes history amid eligibility row

    Lusaka: Appointed acting president of Zambia following Michael Sata’s death Tuesday, Guy Scott made history by becoming the first white head of state in sub-Saharan Africa since aparatheid – though a debate rages on his eligibiliity.

  • Arun Jaitley

    Don’t ignore domestic black money: Jaitley to tax officials

    New Delhi: At a time when the focus is on illicit income stashed away in foreign accounts, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Thursday asked the Income Tax department not to lose sight of domestic black money and pursue offenders in sectors where it is most prevalent.

  • Government bars first class air travel for officials

    New Delhi:Calling for cutting expenditure due to the current fiscal situation, the finance ministry Thursday asked government departments to cut non-plan expenditure by 10 percent, including first class air travel on overseas visits and meetings in five-star hotels.

  • Smithsonian official dodges queries about Modi

    Panaji: Prime Minister Narendra Modi may have won the hearts of the Indian American community in the US but he will have to work harder to win a place at the Smithsonian Institute just yet.

  • Narendra Modi - Kyoto Mayor Daisaku Kadokawa

    Kyoto deputy mayor visits Varanasi

    Varanasi: A Japanese delegation led by Kyoto Deputy Mayor Kenichi Ogasawara visited Varanasi Thursday and met district officials, the city mayor and three legislators.