Free Press Journal
  • US Stocks

    US stocks end mixed amid data, rate hike concerns

    New York : US stocks closed mixed after wavering in a tight range on Tuesday, as Wall Street digested US import and export prices amid rate hike concerns.

  • Dollar rises

    US dollar rises on policy divergence

    New York : The US dollar climbed against most major currencies on Tuesday as the country’s central bank moved closer to a year-end rate hike while its European counterpart signaled to unleash further stimulus to boost the economy.

  • Benjamin Netanyahu

    Benjamin Netanyahu to visit India soon

    Washington: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said he would “soon” head to India, in a visit that will make him the second Israeli premier to travel to the country. In 2003, then Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon visited India.

  • Hillary Clinton

    Hillary Clinton, GOP and lawmakers send greetings on Diwali

    Washington: Democratic presidential front- runner Hillary Clinton joined many Republican leaders and lawmakers to greet Indian-Americans on Diwali, the festival of lights celebrated today across the globe, including in India.

  • PCB to keep eye on pollution level on Diwali

    Indore : Sensing rise in pollution level post-Diwali, the Regional Pollution Control Board has decided to monitor the level of pollution on Diwali day and next couple of days for 24 hours.

  • Fake cops dupe elderly woman of jewelry

    Indore : Youths posing as ‘policemen’ duped an elderly women of jewelry worth nearly Rs 1 lakh, on Tuesday. Police have registered a case and started an investigation.

  • Artefacts stolen from Himachal CM’s palace recovered

    Shimla: The artefacts stolen last month from Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh’s ancestral palace in Sarahan in Shimla district have been recovered, police said on Wednesday. Five suspects were rounded up early Wednesday and the stolen artefacts recovered, Additional Director General of Police Sanjay Kundu told IANS. He said more articles have been recovered as compared to what were reported stolen by the palace staff. The Shanti Kunj palace of the chief minister

  • Don’t use noisy crackers: DM

    BHOPAL : Collector Nishant Warwade has appealed to all citizens not to use crackers which cause loud noise and bright light. Warwade said such crackers may cause severe damage to hearing and vision capacity. He said crackers which match the provisions of noise pollution Act and norms set up by the High Court should only be used. He said crackers having intensity of more than 100 decibels have been banned by the

  • Sikh hardliners taken into preventive custody

    Amritsar: The leaders of some Sikh outfits and hardline groups were taken into preventive custody early today in apprehension of breach of peace after a call that the newly-appointed jathedars would address the community from the Akal Takht.

  • P C Chacko

    Dictatorial tendencies within BJP is to be opposed: P C Chacko

    New Delhi : Congress leader P.C. Chacko on Wednesday welcomed the BJP veterans’ criticism of the party’s top brass for the crushing defeat in Bihar, saying the dictatorial tendencies within the ruling party is something to be opposed.

  • Shakeel Ahmed

    BJP’s ‘mook-darshak mandal’ has finally decided to speak: Congress

    New Delhi: Amid the ongoing verbal volleys within the BJP post the Bihar debacle, the Congress on Wednesday said the ‘mook-darshak mandal’ (silent board), which has been sidelined by the saffron party, has finally decided to assert itself.

  • Rape case

    Minor Dalit girl gangraped in Muzaffarnagar

    Muzaffarnagar: A 15-year-old Dalit girl was allegedly gangraped by three persons in the neighbouring Shamli district, police said.

  • Shot dead

    1 killed in clash over use of tube well

    Muzaffarnagar: One person was shot dead and two others seriously injured in a clash between members of a family at Nagla village in the district here, police said.

  • Bike-borne looters snatch purse from woman

    BHOPAL : Two bike-borne looters snatched the purse of a woman containing cash and jewellery while she was travelling with her brother and daughter on a bike near St Xavier’s School within the limits of Piplani police station late on Monday night.

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    Narendra Modi to celebrate Diwali with soldiers

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said that he will visit border areas to celebrate Diwali with soldiers. “Today (Wednesday) on the auspicious occasion of Diwali, I am visiting the border areas to spend time with our jawans,” Modi tweeted. It was not immediately clear which border area the prime minister would be visiting.

  • HC asks SRA to survey illegal transfer of tenements

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court has directed the Slum Rehabilitation Authority (SRA) to carry out a survey of the allotments made in all its schemes in the city and find out illegal transfers of tenements by the allottees. The direction was passed recently by the division bench of Justices VL Achilya and Abhay Oka in response to a public interest litigation filed by the NGO Janhit Manch and others.

  • OROP: BJP deception continues, says Cong

    New Delhi : The Congress has charged that the BJP government is continuing with its deception game in the matter of fulfilling its campaign promises.