Free Press Journal
  • Yuki

    Yuki Bhambri crashes out in Chennai Open qualifiers

    Chennai: Indian Davis Cupper Yuki Bhambri’s hopes of playing in the main round of the Aircel Chennai Open were dashed as he lost to local lad N Prasanth in the second round of the qualifiers, here today.

  • David Cameron

    Sooner the better for EU referendum: British PM Cameron

    London: Prime Minister David Cameron said today the sooner he can hold a referendum on Britain’s EU membership the better, should he remain in office after the May general election.

  • Gionee to invest Rs300cr to set up manufacturing unit in India

    Hyderabad: Betting big on the booming smartphone demand in the country, Chinese handset maker Gionee plans to set up a manufacturing facility in India with an investment of Rs 300 crore in the next three years. The company has roped in consultancy firm Ernst & Young to advise on partners and potential locations across the country.

  • Power gets costlier in Punjab, FCA surcharge levied

    Chandigarh: Consumers will have to shell out more money for usage of electricity in Punjab as the state power corporation is levying Fuel Cost Adjustment (FCA) surcharge on the consumers.

  • Arun Jaitley

    Changes in land laws balances development,compensation: Arun Jaitley

    New Delhi: Brushing aside criticism against changes in land acquisition laws, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said the amendments would ensure higher compensation to land owners while fulfilling developmental needs of the nation.

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    Senior Taliban leader found using LinkedIn

    London/Islamabad: A senior Taliban commander, wanted in connection with an assassination bid on Malala Yousufzai’s life, has been found using networking site LinkedIn, listing his skills as “jihad and journalism”.

  • GM crops driving Monarch butterflies’ decline

    New York: The iconic monarch butterfly, once common across the US, could soon end up on the Endangered Species List due to the growing use of genetically modified (GM) crops in the country, scientists say.

  • Khaleda Zia

    Bangladesh police besiege Khaleda Zia at office ahead of polls

    Dhaka: Bangladesh’s opposition leader Khaleda Zia has been confined to her office since last night after police besieged the former premier’s office ahead of the first anniversary of last year’s controversial elections boycotted by her party.

  • BJP slams Congress for seeking terror boat probe

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Sunday lashed out at the Congress for seeking a probe into the suspected Pakistani terror boat which blew itself up following a chase off the Gujarat coast.

  • Sarah Palin

    Sarah Palin bites back at PETA over controversial dog post

    Washington: Former Republican Party US vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin, who triggered a new controversy by posting a photo of her six-year-old son standing on a family dog, today hit back at animal rights groups for their criticism and asked them to “chill”.

  • Presidency University student found dead in Kolkata

    Kolkata: A girl student of Presidency University was found dead in a house Sunday where she was staying as a paying guest while her roommate was also unconscious, police said.