Free Press Journal
  • William, Kate, Harry join Twitter, Instagram

    London: Young British Royals — Prince William, his wife Kate Middleton and brother Prince Harry — have joined Twitter and Instagram.

  • Jayant Sinha

    Credit for rate cut should go to PM: Sinha

    New Delhi: The credit for rate cut by the Reserve Bank should go to the political leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Minister of State for Finance Jayant Sinha said today.

  • Legal challenge against Adani coal project in Australia

    Melbourne: Approval to Indian conglomerate Adani Mining’s 7 billion dollars Carmichael coal mine project in Queensland has been legally challenged by an Australian environmental group on the grounds that the clearance to it failed to take into account the impact of carbon emissions.

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    BlackBerry Classic launched in India for Rs.31,990

    New Delhi: BlackBerry launched its much-awaited smartphone Classic in India for Rs.31,990, available exclusively on Snapdeal.com and all BlackBerry Exclusive Stores from Thursday itself, a company statement said here.

  • Economy likely to Irow at 6.5 per cent next fiscal

    New Delhi: Indian economy is expected to grow at about 6.5 per cent in the next fiscal, on the back of a similar growth rate likely in the industrial sector during the period, ratings firm India Ratings & Research said today.

  • Kiran Bedi

    Kiran Bedi joins BJP; will contest Delhi polls

    New Delhi: Former Team Anna member Kiran Bedi today joined BJP and will contest the February 7 Delhi Assembly polls, a move seen as the party’s effort to contain Aam Aadmi Party in the national capital.

  • Uber cab rape case: Victim identifies driver in court

    New Delhi: US-based cab service provider Uber’s driver, who is facing trial in a rape case, was today identified in a Delhi court by the victim, a 25-year-old woman executive.

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    RBI cuts repo rate by 25 basis points 

    New Delhi: With the inflation rate coming down to below eight percent by January 2015 as targeted and likely to be below six percent by January 2016, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has reduced the repo rate by 25 basis points, said bank Governor Raghuram G. Rajan Thursday.

  • Sensex

    Mkts lap up RBI rate cut; Sensex jumps 728 pts to above 28,000

    Mumbai: Stock markets cheered the RBI’s surprise move to cut repo rate with the benchmark Sensex today surging 728.73 points in its biggest single-day gain since May 2009 to end at 28,075.55 on the back of all-round buying.

  • Sweet Potato

    Sweet potato leaves rich source of vitamins

    Washington: Leaves of sweet potato can provide significant amounts of vitamin B6 and other essential vitamins, a new study has found.

  • Retired Major General GA Chandrasiri

    New Lanka Prez sacks governor in the Tamil-dominated North

    Colombo: Sri Lanka’s new President Maithripala Sirisena has sacked the ex-military governor of the Tamil-dominated Northern Province and replaced him with a civilian, in an effort to improve ties with the minority community in the war-ravaged region.

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    Won’t stop socialising with Karan: Bipasha clears the air

    Mumbai:  Bipasha Basu enjoys the “like-minded” company of actor Karan Singh Grover, who has made his Bollywood debut alongside her in “Alone”. She says that just because their “togetherness” is being interpreted otherwise, she won’t stop going out with him.

  • World’s most unsafe airlines revealed

    Melbourne: The least safe airlines in the world include those from Nepal, Kazakhstan and Afghanistan, according to safety ranking made by AirlineRaings.com.

  • American youth arrested for plotting to attack US Capitol

     Washington: A 20-year-old American national, who earlier tweeted his support to ISIS, has been arrested on charges of plotting to attack the US Capitol, the seat of the Congress, and kill government officials.

  • US drone attack kills seven in Pakistan

    Islamabad: At least seven militants were killed today when a US drone fired missiles at a compound being used by the al-Qaeda operatives in Pakistan’s restive northwestern tribal region.