Free Press Journal
  • Five World Cup computers stolen

    Christchurch: Five cricket World Cup laptops loaded with information have been stolen just days before the showpiece tournament begins.

  • Too early to talk about Ukraine ceasefire: Pro-Russians

    Minsk: The pro-Russian separatist representative of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR), Denis Pushilin, said Wednesday it was premature to talk about a ceasefire with Ukrainian forces in the east of the country as negotiations with Kiev authorities have not been yet concluded.

  • At least 300 migrants unaccounted-for in new sea tragedy: UN

    Rome: The UN refugee agency says as many as 300 people are now unaccounted-for in the latest tragedy among migrants crossing the frigid Mediterranean. The spokeswoman for the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Carlotta Sami, says survivors have confirmed the existence of a fourth rubber boat that left Libya on Sunday.

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    Spicejet cheaper than train fares

    New Delhi: SpiceJet’s cheaper-than-train-fares, announced on Wednesday, are expected to further intensify the ongoing air fare war in the domestic airline industry. The budget carrier is selling one-way air tickets for as low as Rs 599 (all-inclusive), making it the cheapest offer announced so far this year. SpiceJet’s latest offer is for travel between July 1 and October 24, 2015; bookings can be done between February 11 and 13 (both dates included).

  • Self Driving Cars

    Driverless cars tested for the first time on UK roads

    London: Britain today launched the trial of driverless cars in four English cities for the first time, with the government claiming the nation was uniquely placed to lead the development of the new technology. “Driverless vehicle technology has the potential to be a real game-change on the UK’s roads, altering the face of motoring in the most fundamental of ways and delivering major benefits for road safety, social inclusion, emissions and congestion,” said UK

  • Sahara boss to stay in jail as $2 bn deal is called off

    New York/New Delhi: The US-based Mirach Capital on Wednesday formally called off its $ 2 billion loan financing for Sahara which would have helped the Indian conglomerate raise bail money for its jailed chief Subrata Roy.

  • Narendra Modi still in shock after Delhi polls results

    New Delhi: Twenty four hours after the Delhi poll results, which came as a nasty shock to the BJP and where he had put his own prestige on the line, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is yet to speak publicly on an outcome which he had said would be indicative of the national mood.

  • AAP landslide win in Delhi galvanises units in states

    Bengaluru/Bhubaneswar: AAP’s landslide victory in Delhi Assembly elections has galvanised the party’s state units with the Karnataka unit even eyeing the upcoming Bengaluru civic polls to make a mark. Senior leaders of AAP’s Odisha unit said strategies would be chalked out soon for strengthening the party in the state while their counterparts in Assam are mulling an “Assam model” to address the concerns of people as part of a strategy to fight the

  • ShantiBhushan

    Shanti Bhushan attacks Kejriwal again

    New Delhi: Notwithstanding AAP’s stupendous victory in the Delhi Assembly polls, the party’s founder-member Shanti Bhushan today attacked Arvind Kejriwal yet again, accusing him of accepting “tainted” money and giving tickets to candidates who were prepared to buy votes.

  • AAP, Arvind Kejriwal

    Ramlila Maidan gears up to host Kejriwal’s 2nd swearing-in

    New Delhi: Preparations are afoot at Ramlila Maidan here for Arvind Kejriwal’s swearing-in ceremony as Delhi Chief Minister on February 14. The ground, which served as the battleground for the 46-year-old anti-graft crusader during the Anna Hazare-led India Against Corruption movement, is getting decked up to host Kejriwal for his second oath-taking ceremony.

  • Jitan Ram Manjhi

    Will decide on Assembly floor whether to support Manjhi or not: BJP

    New Delhi: Terming the present political situation in Bihar as “an internal matter of JD(U)”, BJP today said it has nothing to do with it and will take a decision on whether to support Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on not only on the floor of the Assembly when the matter is taken up.

  • IAA Webinar Series: World Goes Digital

    IAA Webinar Series: World Goes Digital With Sanjay Mehta & Hareesh Tibrewala, Joint CEO, Social Wavelength

  • Nitish Kumar

    HC stays recognition of Nitish Kumar as JD(U) LP leader

    Patna: In an apparent setback to Nitish Kumar, who is making a quick bid to become Bihar Chief Minister, the Patna High Court today virtually stayed his recognition as the leader of the JD(U) Legislature Party in place of Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi.

  • G20: India concerned on black money, rich nations’ monetary policies

    New Delhi: India has strongly advocated the fast implementation of the automatic exchange of tax information globally, within the time-frame agreed by the G20 countries, in the backdrop of media reporting names of Indian account holders in HSBC bank’s Swiss branch.

  • AAP gets I-T notice; Congress, 48 entities also under scanner

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), which was hit by a controversy over a donation of Rs 2 crore it had got by cheques from alleged shell companies, has got notice from the Income Tax department which has also sent missives to Congress and 48 other entities.

  • Kejriwal meets Rajnath Singh

    Kejriwal raises full-statehood issue with Home Minister

    New Delhi: Delhi’s Chief Minister-designate Arvind Kejriwal today met Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and raised the issue of full statehood to the national capital, emphasising that it will help in ensuring proper coordination among various agencies.

  • Kejriwal, Naidu discuss Delhi’s development 

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief minister-designate Arvind Kejriwal Wednesday met Urban Development Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu and sought cooperation for the national capital’s development. Accompanied by Aam Aadmi Party leader Manish Sisodia, Kejriwal met Naidu at Nirman Bhawan – which houses the ministry – around 9.30 a.m.

  • Narendra Modi

    Delhi polls defeat will increase enormous pressure on ModI

    New York: The crushing defeat of India’s ruling BJP in the Delhi assembly elections has brought Prime Minister Narendra Modi “down to earth” and the poll results will increase the “enormous pressure” on him to deliver on his economic and governance promises, according to a media report.

  • Karan Johar posts cryptic tweet about ‘silence’

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Karan Johar, who is facing a lot of backlash for taking part in the ‘AIB Roast’, has posted a cryptic tweet about ‘silence’. The 42-year-old director, set to make his full-fledged acting debut as a villain in ‘Bombay Velvet’, is yet to directly comment on the fallout that happened after the roast involving Ranveer Singh and Arjun Kapoor went viral.

  • stocks

    Sensex up by 178 pts, Nifty reclaims 8600-mark

    Mumbai: The benchmark Sensex today rose for the second day, jumping 178.35 points to 28,533.97 and the Nifty index regained 8,600-mark on hopes of acceleration in economic reforms after BJP was trounced by AAP in Delhi polls.