Free Press Journal
  • All fine in Goa, says archbishop; ducks posers on ‘ghar wapsi’ 

    Panaji: Goa archbishop Fr. Filipe Neri Ferrao Monday ducked questions about comments made by an RSS functionary on the possibility of ‘ghar wapsi’ of Goa Catholics, but said minorities in other parts of India were concerned about emerging signs of communal discord.

  • DRDO readies on-flight oxygen generator for Tejas

    New Delhi: The DRDO Monday announced the completion of an indigenous ‘on-board oxygen generating system’ designed for light combat aircraft (LCA) Tejas, saying it was ready for final trials.

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    Why was Mamata Banerjee not summoned by Inquiry Comm: CPI(M)

    Kolkata: Questioning the Commission of Inquiry report into the police firing at a Youth Congress rally in 1993, CPI(M) leader Surjya Kanta Mishra today asked why West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was not summoned by the Commission.

  • PDP suggests alliance with NC, Congress

    Srinagar: The PDP today came out with the idea of a “grand alliance” with its arch rival National Conference (NC) and the Congress to form the new government in Jammu and Kashmir, introducing a new element in the power sweepstakes.

  • No play in TN-Railways match due to rain

    Chennai: The second day’s play between Tamil Nadu and Railways in their Group B Ranji Trophy cricket match here today was abandoned without a ball being bowled due to persistent rain.

  • Odisha take first innings lead over Haryana

    Lahli: Odisha managed to take the first innings lead over hosts Haryana, despite off-spinner Jayant Yadav taking a six-wicket haul on the second day of their Ranji Trophy Group B cricket match her today.

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    Kohli’s aggression can be counter-productive: Gavaskar

    New Delhi: Not too impressed with Virat Kohli’s outbursts on and off the field, former Indian captain Sunil Gavaskar today said the aggression could backfire badly in the ongoing third cricket Test against Australia as the tourists already have their back against the wall.

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    BJP says it has mandate to form govt in J&K

    New Delhi: As suspense over government formation in Jammu and Kashmir continues, BJP today said it would form its government as people have given them the mandate of the largest share of votes and it was in talks with other parties, keeping all its options open.

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    Make in India: Jaitley signals urgent need for RBI rate cut 

    New Delhi: Sending a clear signal to the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to cut interest rates in view of industrial output slipping further in October, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Monday called for increasing the flow of funds in the market.

  • Viom Networks plans African expansion; plans to raise Rs.1,500 crore

    Kolkata: Telecommunications infrastructure major Viom Networks, an over Rs.20,000 crore company, is considering expanding its overseas footprint by entering Africa to provide consultancy and managed services, a top official said.

  • Gang behind stealing cargo containers busted

    New Delhi: An Uttar Pradesh-based gang that stole goods from cargo containers was busted here and one of its member arrested, police said Monday.

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    Protest against ‘PK’ escalates, theatres in Guj vandalised

    Ahmedabad/Agra: In an escalation of protests against Aamir Khan blockbuster ‘PK’, Bajrang Dal activists today vandalised theatres in Gujarat exhibiting the film for making “fun” of Hindu Gods and godmen and warned that its screening be stopped.

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    Sri Lanka’s presidential polls to be held despite floods

    Colombo: Sri Lanka’s presidential election will not be deferred because of the floods that have swept many parts of the island nation over the past few days, killing 24 people with eight missing, an official said Monday.

  • Greece heads for early general election

    Athens: Greek lawmakers failed to elect the next president of the Hellenic republic in a third and final ballot Monday, triggering a snap national election in early 2015, as most political parties and analysts in Athens expected.

  • L&T wins Rs.894 crore contract for ONGC offshore project

    Mumbai: Engineering and construction conglomerate Larsen & Toubro (L&T) Monday said it has won an offshore contract worth Rs.894 crore from state-run Oil & Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) for additional development of the Vasai East project.

  • Four bodies found near burning ferry in Greece, 407 rescued

    Athens Four bodies were found Monday by rescuers in the waters off Corfu island near the Italian ferry Norman Atlantic which has been adrift since early Sunday after it caught fire, Greek Shipping Minister Militiadis Varvitsiotis said.