Free Press Journal
  • Australian bank signs agreement with SBI

    Canberra: An Australian bank said Thursday it has signed an agreement with State Bank of India (SBI), the country’s largest lender, to increase cooperation in project finance, migrant banking and international payments between banks, a media report said.

  • Pak executes two more prisoners on death row

    Karachi: Pakistan has reportedly hanged two more prisoners, taking the count of death row prisoners to be executed since Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif lifted the moratorium on death penalty to 19.

  • ‘Grand Budapest Hotel’, ‘Birdman’ tie at Oscars nominations

    Los Angeles: In a competitive year for films, period crime caper ‘The Grand Budapest Hotel’ and dark comedy ‘Birdman’ cemented their chances by scoring nine nods each at the 87th Academy Award nominations announced today.

  • Arvind Kejriwal

    Satish Upadhyay will file defamation case to save himself: Kejriwal

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday alleged that Delhi BJP chief Satish Upadhyay would file a defamation case against him as he has to save his own skin from the corruption charges that he is facing.

  • India is arrogant, says Pakistan

    London: A top Pakistani officer has accused India of “arrogance” and described Kashmir as a “festering wound” between the two countries.

  • Goa leaders trying to sabotage Isha Mantry probe: Congress

    Panaji: Politicians have tried to sabotage the forensic investigation into the death of Bollywood designer Isha Mantry, who died of a suspected drug overdose at a dance music festival in Goa in December, the Congress said Thursday.

  • Board: CIA search of Senate computers reasonable

    Washington: An independent board has asserted that CIA officers acted reasonably when they secretly searched Senate computers last year after learning that Senate aides had removed certain classified documents related to the torture investigation, Disputing the conclusions of the CIA’s independent watchdog.

  • Two AAP leaders join BJP

    New Delhi:  Ahead of Delhi Assembly election, two Aam Aadmi Party leaders, Shakil Anjum Dehlavi and Farhana Anjum today joined BJP.

  • SP, BJP hits back Mayawati

    Lucknow: With BSP supremo Mayawati charging BJP with neglecting Dalits and ruling SP with poor law and order situation, both the parties today hit back, saying she was levelling baseless allegations to avoid questions being raised by her own partymen.

  • Kanimozhi

    SC to hear Feb 26 Kanimozhi plea on 2G charges

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court Thursday said it would hear Feb 26 a plea by DMK leader Kanimozhi and others seeking the quashing of the charges framed against them by the 2G court.

  • Police station attack: 18 jawans held, Army launches probe

    Nashik/Mumbai: As many as 18 jawans of Army’s School of Artillery have been arrested for allegedly vandalising a police station on Nashik-Pune Highway here and attacking policemen on duty, prompting the Army to initiate a probe into the incident today.

  • BJP

    BJP assembly poll candidates to be out on Jan 19

    New Delhi: BJP will announce its candidates for the February 7 Delhi Assembly election on January 19 when the party’s Central Election Committee meets here.

  • Sashi Tharoor

    Tharoor lashes out at media, says he is being defamed

    Kolkata: Under intense media glare over the death of his wife Sunanda Pushkar a year ago, Congress MP Shashi Tharoor today lashed out at it, saying he was being “defamed day in and day out” over the issue.

  • Sunanda Pushkar, BS Bassi

    Sunanda case: More to be questioned in next 2 days, says Bassi

    New Delhi: Delhi Police Commissioner B S Bassi today said that a number of people have been questioned in connection with the Sunanda Pushkar case and more would be quizzed in the next couple of days as they seek to complete the probe as soon as possible.

  • HC rejects PIL on Sena sharing power with BJP in Maharashtra

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court dismissed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) challenging erstwhile Maharashtra opposition party Shiv Sena joining the present BJP-led state government, saying the petition is “misconceived”.