Free Press Journal
  • BCCI

    BCCI postpones selection meet as confusion reigns supreme

    Mumbai: In a mysterious turn of events, the national cricket selectors today met here but did not select the team for the final two ODIs against Sri Lanka and the upcoming Australia tour, triggering speculation on the actual reason behind the postponement.

  • Narayan Rane

    Fadnavis lacks acumen to run govt: Rane

    Mumbai: Senior Congress leader Narayan Rane today said BJP’s first Chief Minister of Maharashtra Devendra Fadnavis lacks “acumen” and the administrative skills required to run government.

  • RIL, partners to get $40 mn this fiscal from gas price hike

    New Delhi: Reliance Industries and its partners will get about USD 40 million in additional revenue this fiscal for gas they produce from eastern offshore KG-D6 block after the government raised prices by 33 per cent.

  • Bar bribe row: Vigilance forms probe team

    Thiruvananthapuram: With the “bar bribe” row casting a shadow over the Congress-led UDF Government, the Vigilance and Anti-corruption Bureau today formed a special team to investigate bar owners allegation that Finance Minister and Kerala Congress (M) supremo K M Mani had demanded a hefty sum as bribe for favourable decisions.

  • Terror alert for Kolkata, its port; two Navy ships withdrawn

    Kolkata/New Delhi: Kolkata and its port area may face a terror attack, according to a warning issued by central intelligence agencies amid which the Navy has withdrawn its two warships that were docked at the port here.

  • Man arrested for duping 300 people of Rs.6 cror

    New Delhi: A 41-year-old man has been arrested for duping 300 people of Rs.6 crore by persuading them to invest in Ponzi schemes of a marketing company on the pretext of doubling their money in six months, police said Tuesday.

  • Blackmoney

    Compare NDA and UPA stance on black money: Radha Mohan

    Patna: Union minister Radha Mohan Singh today mentioned comparative efforts of Narendra Modi government and UPA rule on black money issue and appealed to political parties to speak with “gravity” after seriously pondering over the matter.

  • Leh administration educates armymen to cast postal ballot

    Leh: With polls in Jammu and Kashmir round the corner, district election commission officials have come out with a novel idea of educating Army men about how to cast vote with postal ballots in the forthcoming elections.

  • India’s domestic air traffic grew over 26 pc in Sept

    New Delhi: India’s domestic air traffic grew at a record pace of over 26 per cent in September compared to the same month last year with low air fares stimulating the travel demand, IATA said today.

  • US mil chopper crew grounded for candy drop at Halloween party

    Washington: The crew of a US National Guard helicopter have been suspended for allegedly using their military helicopter to drop a stash of candy at a private Halloween party in Arizona, terrifying local people.

  • Mahatma Gandhi

    HC to hear PIL seeking protection of Gandhian legacy

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court will tomorrow hear a PIL seeking direction to the Centre to take over the management of National Gandhi Museum and three other museums to safeguard rare letters, films, photographs and other historic items related to Mahatma Gandhi.