Free Press Journal
  • Industry stakeholders meet telecom secretary

    New Delhi: Telecom Secretary Rakesh Garg Wednesday held his first round-table meeting with industry players to discuss sectoral issues, said a source.

  • Junior Indian women lose 1-2 to New Zealand

    Stratford (New Zealand): Taking on the home team in the opening match of the six-game Test series at the TET Multisports Centre, the junior Indian women’s hockey team went down 1-2 to New Zealand here Wednesday.

  • Naveen Patnaik

    Odisha CM seeks assistance for Phailin, Hudhud cyclones

    New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Wednesday asked Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to release the balance amount of Rs.399.88 crore for cyclone Phailin and an interim assistance of Rs.500 crore for cyclone Hudhud that hit Odisha recently.

  • Bharti Airtel calls off Rs 700-cr deal to acquire Loop Mobile

    New Delhi: Telecom major Bharti Airtel today called off the Rs 700-crore deal to acquire business and assets of Mumbai-based Loop Mobile as the Department of Telecom (DoT) is yet to clear the transaction announced in February.

  • Bengal Governor stresses coordinated effort against terror

    Kolkata: With the central intelligence agencies issuing a warning that Kolkata and its port areas might face a terror attack, West Bengal Governor K N Tripathi today emphasised the need for a coordinated effort of all agencies to counter it.

  • Arun Jaitley

    India needs to ensure stability of policy, taxation: Jaitley

    New Delhi: India needs to ensure that there is stability of policy including in taxation and keep the door “wide open” so that global investors can come in, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has said.

  • Boxing india

    Boxing India conducts pregnancy tests even on unmarried boxers

    New Delhi: Eight women boxers, including unmarried and juniors, who are set to compete at the World Championships in Korea next week, have been subjected to pregnancy tests by Boxing India (BI), according to SAI consultant Dr. PSM Chandran.

  • Air India

    Govt mulling allowing new Indian airlines to fly abroad

    New Delhi: New Indian airlines may be allowed to fly abroad after completing only one year of domestic service instead of five years, with the government considering amending the rules to enable them do so, official sources said today.

  • BJP govt politicising higher education in Rajasthan: Congress

    Jaipur: Attacking Rajasthan government over the resignation of Rajasthan University Vice Chancellor, Congress today said the BJP dispensation was “politicising” the higher education sector “for vested interests”.

  • K M Mani

    AAP seeks CBI probe against Mani

    Kochi: Aam Admi Party’s state unit today approached the Kerala High Court seeking a CBI probe into the graft allegations made by bar owners against state Finance Minister K M Mani.

  • No progress in chitfund scam probe: SC told

    New Delhi:  There has been no progress in the CBI probe in the chit fund scam case due to lack of manpower and infrastructure in the agency, the amicus curie in the case told the apex court today.

  • Manohar Parrikar

    Parrikar as defence minister? Goa goes in spin

    Panaji: Media reports emanating from New Delhi suggesting Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar would be the country’s new defence minister have created ripples in the state.

  • Prithviraj Chavan

    Congress MLAs likely to oppose Prithviraj Chavan as CLP leader

    Mumbai: The Congress Legislature Party (CLP) meeting scheduled for tomorrow to elect its new leader in Maharashtra is likely to be stormy with several legislators opposing the appointment of former Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan to the post.

  • Pankaj Advani fires a break of 147 in snooker

    Sheffield: Fresh from his World Billiards grand double, ace Indian cueist Pankaj Advani has quickly shifted gears ahead of the World Snooker Championships as he fired a break of 147 in a friendly snooker game at the Star Academy, here.

  • CCI gets complaint against Flipkart, other e-retailers

    New Delhi:  Fair trade regulator CCI has received a complaint against online retailers including home-grown giant Flipkart for alleged unfair business practices and will soon take a call on probing the matter.