Free Press Journal
  • Supreme Court stays warrant against Subramanian Swamy

    New Delhi : In a relief to BJP leader Subramanian Swamy, Supreme Court on Thursday stayed the execution of a non-bailable warrant issued against him by an Assam court for allegedly delivering a hate speech at a university in the state.

  • Pakistan, Lanka reshuffle pack for final game

    Pallekele :  Pakistan and Sri Lanka will ring in several changes, most of them forced on them, in a bid to win the decisive third and final Test starting in Pallekele today.

  • Man held for stealing cash from ATMs

    Mumbai : he Kherwadi police have arrested one Gulzar Sayyed (30) for cheating people in ATMs using glue. Gulzar would apply glue on the ATM machine’s buttons, which would jam the pad of the machine. The accused was nabbed on Wednesday when he tried the same tactic at an SBI ATM near MIG club.

  • South Africa apologise for drone security breach

    Dhaka :  South African team apologised to the Bangladesh military for using a drone at a practice session in Dhaka and breaching national security ahead of the start of their tour.

  • Rijiju, J-K Dy CM had to face ire of pilot, passengers

    Srinagar : It was not a smooth flying experience for Union minister Kiren Rijiju and J&K Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh as they had to face pilot and passengers ire after they boarded the Leh-Delhi flight, which got delayed after they arrived late in the airport.

  • High Court seeks data on illegal slaughter of bulls in state

    Mumbai : The Bombay High Court today directed the Maharashtra government on Thursday to file an affidavit giving details of cases of illegal slaughtering of bulls before the beef ban was introduced and also the number of cases registered for the sale or possession of beef after the ban came into force in the state.

  • Ganga cleaning: Govt to spend Rs 30,000 cr

    New Delhi/Dehradun : As part of its mission to clean the Ganges, the Centre will spend Rs.30,000 cr in the next four years on conservation by strengthening the livelihood of the people living along the banks of the river.

  • Code of conduct for Indian envoys?

    New Delhi : Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) has asked its diplomats to ensure welfare of domestic helps taken abroad from India and follow the law of the country of posting in the backdrop of increasing complaints of ill treatment by service staff.

  • 3 assailants fire at man in Saki Naka

    Mumbai : Three people fired two rounds of bullets at a 23-year-old man, Mujahid Khan, in Saki Naka’s Bengali Chawl on Wednesday night, before fleeing from the spot. The accused have been identified as Majnu, Satish Devekar and Shahid.

  • Poor numbers in second round of FYJC admissions

    Mumbai : Several principals and college authorities are worried since only a few students had turned up for admission into first-year junior colleges (FYJC) during the second round of the admission process.

  • Judge in dock for indecent behaviour with lady judge

    Shimla : A civil judge-cum-Chief Judicial Megistrate in Himachal Pradesh has been placed under suspension following a complaint from a woman colleague that he had allegedly harassed her. Chief Justice Mansoor Ahmad Mir has ordered a probe into the allegations.

  • scam impact State govt further tightens purchases

    Mumbai : The State government has decided that the process of competitive bidding will have to be followed for all the purchases over Rs 50 lakh and also brought most of the local self government bodies and government undertakings under the ambit of this decision putting more restrictions on the rate contract method for government purchases.

  • Dollar Industries Ltd announces annual results for FY 2014-15

    Indore : Dollar Industries Limited registered a turnover of Rs 730 crore for FY 2014-15 as against Rs 689 crore during the corresponding period of FY 2013-14. The export revenue of the company stood at Rs 59.77 crore in 2014–15. Dollar, the third largest hosiery brand in the country is setting a new manufacturing unit in Ludhiana at an investment of Rs 25 crore.

  • US seeks extradition of 7 FIFA officials

    Geneva : The United States has demanded the extradition of seven FIFA officials detained in May setting off what could become a prolonged legal battle over the handling of the major corruption case.

  • The question is are we now moving into a territory in trying to produce growth out of nowhere or we are in fact shifting growth from each other, rather than creating growth. Of course, there is past history of this during the Great Depression when we got into competitive” devaluation”

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  • Sharif, Modi Meet At Sco Summit?

    The SCO summit will be held from July 9-10 and both India and Pakistan are likely to be granted full membership of the China-backed grouping (more…)

  • ED records Srini’s statement in LaMo case

    Mumbai :  The Enforcement Directorate on Thursday recorded the statement of former BCCI president N Srinivasan in connection with the money laundering case registered against ex-IPL boss Lalit Modi. “Srinivasan appeared before us and we recorded his statement for close to three hours,” said an ED official.