Free Press Journal
  • Ravikant Ruia, Sunil Mittal

    SC quashes summoning of Mittal and Ruia in 2G court charges

    New Delhi:  In a relief to Sunil Bharti Mittal of the Airtel and Ravikant Ruia of the Essar Group, the Supreme Court Friday quashed the order by the 2G special court summoning them to appear before it to face trial in an alleged conspiracy in the allocation of excess spectrum in 2002.

  • Naxal

    Video clip shows Naxals training to gun down choppers

    Raipur:  A rare video footage of Maoists purportedly showing the rebels conducting a ‘commando-style’ training to gun down helicopters, used to ferry security personnel and VIPs in Chhattisgarh’s worst insurgency-hit Bastar region, has been recovered by police.

  • How practice actually makes people perfect

    Washington: A new study has shed lights on how tasks are learned and has shown that one can learn two different skills at once or learn a single skill faster.

  • Additional spectrum case: Relief to Sunil Mittal, Ravi Ruia

    New Delhi: In a relief to Bharti Cellular Ltd CMD Sunil Bharti Mittal and Essar Group promoter Ravi Ruia, the Supreme Court today set aside the order of the special court summoning them as accused in a corruption case related to allocation of additional spectrum during NDA rule in 2002.

  • NDFB-S militants, Adivasi killings, arrested

    NDFB-S militants accused of Adivasi killings arrested

    Guwahati :  Two dreaded NDFB-Songbijit militant leaders responsible for the massacres of Adivasis have been arrested along with four of their associates and a large quantity of arms seized from their possession, a senior police officer said today.

  • Solar irrigation pump

    7,000 solar pump sets to be installed for AP farmers

    Vijayawada: Andhra Pradesh government has set a target to install 7,000 solar agricultural pump sets in the state during the current financial year to reduce the grid power consumption by farmers, a senior official has said.

  • suicide

    Housewife commits suicide in Thane

    Thane: A middle-aged housewife allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself at her residence in Thane city’s Balkum area, police said.

  • Om Puri’s Next Based On Plight Of Farmers

    The year begins with the launch of the film ‘Project Marathwada’ which is based on the sensitive issue of farmers’ suicide faced by the nation today. The film’s official announcement was made at a launch gathering held in Mumbai recently.

  • murder case

    Construction worker murdered in Palghar

    Palghar : A 46-year-old man was allegedly killed by four unidentified persons in Palghar’s Nalla Sopara area, police said today.

  • Fog, UP, Trains cancelled

    Fog hits train operations, chill prevails in city

    New Delhi: It was another chilly morning in the national capital as icy winds swept the city while early morning fog disrupted rail operations, delaying 52 trains.

  • Nadella, Guyana President among 15 NRIs to be awarded ‘Pravasi Bhartiya Samman’

    Gandhinagar (Gujarat) : Fifteen prominent non-resident Indians (NRIs), including Microsoft CEO Satyanarayan Nadella and Guyana President Donald Rabindernauth Ramaotar are likely to receive Pravasi Bhartiya Samman awards for their contribution in various fields on the last day of the Pravasi Bhartiya Diwas today.

  • John Kerry

    US looks forward to working with Sri Lankan President-elect

    Washington:  The US looks forward to working with Sri Lankan president-elect Maithripala Sirisena, Secretary of State John Kerry today said, as he commended outgoing President Mahinda Rajapaksa for accepting the election results.

  • Maoists

    Five Naxals surrender in Chhattisgarh

    Raipur (Chhattisgarh) : Chhattisgarh Police has confirmed the surrender of five Maoists in different areas of Bastar District.

  • rupee against dollar

    Rupee gains 32 paise against dollar in early trade

    Mumbai:  The rupee strengthened by 32 paise at over four-week high of 62.35 against the dollar in early trade today at the Interbank Foreign Exchange on sustained selling of the US currency by exporters and banks amid higher opening in the domestic equity market.