Free Press Journal
  • Gold Prices

    Gold import dipped to 661.71 tonnes in 2013-14

    New Delhi: Gold imports stood at 661.71 tonnes during 2013-14 compared to 1,013.72 tonnes in the previous fiscal, Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha Wednesday.

  • Arun Jaitley

    Conversion row continues to hit Rajya Sabha

    New Delhi: The uproar over reported religious conversion and comments by members from the ruling BJP continued to rock the Rajya Sabha for the third consecutive day Wednesday, forcing several adjournments and stalling proceedings.

  • Sudipto Sen presented in Siliguri court

    Siliguri: The Saradha chit fund scam’s purported mastermind Sudipto Sen was Wednesday presented in a court and given a copy of the chargesheet filed in a graft case here.

  • ISIS

    Delhi school website defaced by IS, principal threatened

    New Delhi: A Delhi school principal was threatened over telephone a month after the school’s official website was defaced by the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group, police said Wednesday.

  • PCB to donate proceeds to Peshawar massacre victims

    Abu Dhabi: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) will donate all monetary proceeds from Wednesday’s fourth One-Day International (ODI) with New Zealand to the victims of the Peshawar school massacre, it said here.

  • No attempt by TTP to set up bases in India, parliament told

    New Delhi: The interrogation of arrested terrorists has revealed that Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence was promoting terror activities in India by providing shelter, patronage and funding to terrorists, parliament was told Wednesday.

  • Omar Abdullah

    BJP misleading people: Omar

    Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today accused BJP of deceiving the people of the state by asking them to vote in the name of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

  • ‘Arrogance, obduracy of govt to blame for stalling of Parl: Congress

    New Delhi:  Refusing to relent in its attack over alleged communal remarks by some BJP MPs, Congress today charged that the Prime Minister was “complicit” in the matter as it demanded that he should clarify in Parliament as to why such comments were being made despite a statement from him.

  • Boy oversleeps due to faulty alarm; escapes Pak school attack

    Peshawar: A faulty alarm clock has saved the life of a 15-year-old boy who failed to wake up in time for school, becoming the only student in class IX of the army-run school where Taliban suicide bombers massacred 148 people, mostly children.

  • 16 soldiers killed in Syria clashes

    Damascus: At least 16 Syrian soldiers were killed in intense clashes with the Al Qaeda-affiliated groups in the northern province of Aleppo, a monitoring group reported Wednesday.

  • Abhinav Bindra

    Bindra wins bronze at National shooting meet

    Pune: Olympic gold medallist Abhinav Bindra won the bronze medal in the 50 metre rifle prone event at the 58th National Shooting Championships at the Balewadi Shooting Range here Wednesday.

  • GDA launches van service to help poor apply for houses

    Ghaziabad: To alleviate the problems of the weaker sections of society, the authorities Wednesday launched a mobile van service here to help them apply for houses being launched by the Ghaziabad Development Authority (GDA).

  • N Srinivasan BCCI

    SC reserves verdict on plea for Srinivasan’s ouster from BCCI

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court Wednesday reserved its verdict on the plea for barring N. Srinivasan from seeking re-election the Indian cricket board president and for terminating IPL franchisee Chennai Super Kings (CSK), owned by his company India Cements Limited, on the grounds of conflict of interest.

  • sunil gavaskar

    I am not connected with BCCI administration: Gavaskar

    New Delhi:  With the Supreme Court today observing that players and officials having commercial interests should stay away from administering the game, former India captain Sunil Gavaskar clarified that he is “not connected in anyway” with the BCCI administration.

  • Neymar sued by Santos supporter for joining Barcelona

    Barcelona: Barcelona football star Neymar has been sued by a supporter of his former club Santos for quitting the Brazilian team for the Spanish side, according to reports in Brazil.