Free Press Journal
  • Ravi Shankar Prasad

    Internet economy can reach $200 bn by 2020: Prasad

    New Delhi: Faster computer literacy in India can help the internet economy touch $200 billion by 2020 to contribute five percent of the country’s gross domestic product (GDP), Communications and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said here Wednesday.

  • Three militants arrested in Assam

    Guwahati: Three militants, including one from a Bodo militant group that was behind the massacre of adivasis in December, were Wednesday arrested in Assam, the army said.

  • Ajay Maken

    Ajay Maken to contest Delhi polls

    New Delhi:  Congress leader and former union minister Ajay Maken will contest the Delhi assembly polls. His name figured in the second list of 25 candidates released by the party Wednesday.

  • Bhakti Sharma

    Bhakti Sharma sets world record in Antarctic Ocean

    New Delhi: Open water swimming champion Bhakti Sharma of India set a world record by swimming 1.4 miles in 52 minutes in one degree temperature in the Antarctic Ocean.

  • SpiceJet

    No fund diversion: SpiceJet

    Mumbai: Budget carrier SpiceJet Wednesday refuted a report that it had diverted funds to other group companies of parent firm Sun Group.

  • 1984 riots: Order reserved on accused’s plea

    New Delhi: A court here Wednesday reserved its order on a plea of three accused in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case, seeking transfer of the case to another court on the ground of jurisdiction.

  • Novak Djokovic

    Djokovic, Serena top seeds in Australian Open

    Melbourne: World No.1s Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams were Wednesday installed as the top seeds of their respective draws for Australian Open Jan 19-Feb 1.

  • indian inflation

    India’s wholesale inflation at 0.11 in December 2014

    New Delhi: Giving fillip to the widespread calls for a rate cut by the Reserve Bank, India’s wholesale price index (WPI) based inflation fell to 0.11 percent in December 2014 from 6.40 percent in the corresponding month of 2013, government data showed Wednesday.

  • China’s Asian Cup campaign impresses nation’s media

    Beijing: The Chinese media praised its national football team for entering the quarter-finals of the Asian Cup football tournament for the first time since 2004 Wednesday after registering two straight victories in the group stage.

  • Delhi HC issues notice on ACs in two district courts

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to two district court judges over a plea seeking directions for installing air conditioners in the two court complexes.

  • Perumal Murugan

    “Perumal Murugan’s novel will be sold after deletions”

    Chennai: Copies of Tamil novel “Madhorubagan”, which has come under fire from some Hinduvta and caste outfits, have been withdrawn and will be up for sale only after deletions that have been promised by its author Perumal Murugan, the publisher today said.

  • Kiran Kumar assumes office as ISRO Chairman

    Bengaluru: Distinguished scientist A S Kiran Kumar today assumed office as Chairman of Indian Space Research Organisation and Space Commission, and also as the Secretary of Department of Space.

  • Salman Khan

    Black buck case: Setback to Salman Khan as SC quashes HC order

    New Delhi: In a setback to Bollywood star Salman Khan, the Supreme Court today set aside the Rajasthan High Court order suspending his conviction in the black buck hunting case, which would bar him from travelling to some foreign countries like United Kingdom which in the past had denied him visa.

  • Maharashtra Govt to give big infra push in Naxal-hit areas

    Mumbai Maharashtra Government is giving a big push to infrastructure development in Naxal-affected districts and will also provide additional benefits to civil contractors and employees working there.

  • Chage sheet filed against `ISIS-sympathiser’ engineer

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad filed a charge sheet against city-based engineer Anees Ansari, arrested in October last year for allegedly conspiring to blow up a US establishment in the city, in a magistrate’s court here today.