Free Press Journal
  • Revising India’s rating depends on economic growth: S&P

    Chennai: Global rating agency Standard & Poor’s (S&P) has said that it could raise India’s sovereign rating if the economy reverts to real per capita gross domestic product (GDP) growth of 5.5 percent.

  • Zimbabwe restore Waller, Campbell for World Cup

    Harare: Ahead of the Feb 14 World Cup, Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) restored Andy Waller as coach of its national cricket team seven months after he was dismissed from the post.

  • Delhi turns into fortress ahead of Obama visit

    New Delhi: India’s national capital will turn into a virtual fortress ahead of US President Barack Obama’s arrival here Sunday, with over 45,000 security personnel guarding roads and 15,000 CCTV cameras keeping a hawk’s eye on various areas.

  • Be transparent while dealing with US: Congress to government

    New Delhi: The Congress Friday asked the BJP-led government to be “transparent” while signing any agreement with the US, and said they (BJP) were now doing something which they had opposed earlier.

  • Arvind Kejriwal

    EC censures Kejriwal

    New Delhi: The Election Commission Friday censured AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal for his remarks accusing the BJP of spreading communal hatred in the capital.

  • Vistara to add Goa and Hyderabad in its domestic network

    New Delhi: Tata’s full service passenger carrier Vistara Friday announced the addition of Goa and Hyderabad to its domestic network, a day after it announced an increase in number of flights.

  • rupee against dollar

    Rupee ends higher by 28 paise vs dollar

    Mumbai: The rupee ended higher by 28 paise at 61.42 against the US currency on fresh selling of dollars by banks and exporters on persistent foreign capital inflows into equity market.

  • stocks

    Sensex, Nifty scale new highs; auto stocks up

    Mumbai: A day after the European Central Bank (ECB) announced a mega bond buying programme, a benchmark index of Indian equities markets Friday scaled a new peak of 29,408.73 points in the intra-day trade.

  • Barack Obama

    Safe havens in Pak not acceptable: Obama

    New Delhi: In a stern message to Pakistan, US President Barack Obama has said the safe havens of terrorism within that country “not acceptable” and that those behind the Mumbai attack must face justice.

  • tweets, Twitter

    Indian agencies write to Twitter; want IS tweet location

    New Delhi: Indian agencies have written to Twitter seeking the location from where threatening tweets were issued by alleged Islamic State (IS) terrorists, calling for a car bomb attack on US President Barack Obama during his India visit.

  • King Abdullah Bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud

    World leaders pay tribute to Saudi King Abdullah

    Riyadh/Washington: World leaders today paid glowing tributes to Saudi Arabia’s elderly King Abdullah, recalling the late monarch’s legacy and enduring contribution in promoting the path of peace in the Middle East shaken by the Arab Spring uprisings and extremism.

  • Kumar Vishwas

    Kumar Viswas accuses Kiran Bedi of influencing Team Anna

    New Delhi: Targeting Kiran Bedi, AAP leader Kumar Viswas today accused her of trying to influence Team Anna during the Lokpal movement against attacking BJP, triggering strong criticism from Congress which accused AAP of having “close links” with the ruling party at the Centre.

  • IAC was well-planned conspiracy against Congress: Ajay Maken

    New Delhi: Terming India Against Corruption (IAC) movement as “nothing but a well-planned conspiracy against Congress”, the grand old party said Arvind Kejriwal and Kiren Bedi were befooling people.