Free Press Journal
  • Arvind Kejriwal

    Rajnath supports odd-even formula, says Kejriwal

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday said that Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh assured him of complete cooperation in the implementation of the odd-even formula to reduce the vehicles on the capital’s roads.

  • No unsettling of successful candidates in 2014 DJS exam: SC

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday indicated it may appoint a retired judge to examine answer-sheets of over 600 candidates who appeared in 2014 Delhi Judicial Service main exam to ascertain if anyone could be called for final interview before appointment.

  • Bajaj Electricals launches new LED lighting range

    Bengaluru: Bajaj Electricals on Wednesday launched ‘.nxt’, a new range of advanced Light Emitting Diode (LED) solutions targeting IT companies, modern work spaces, pharmaceuticals and retail chains.

  • Remove encroachments on Kalka-Shimla highway: Himachal HC

    Shimla:The Himachal Pradesh High Court has directed the state government to remove all encroachments on the National Highway from Kalka to Shimla, once the summer capital of the British India.

  • Indirect tax collection grows by 34 pc in Apr-Nov period

    New Delhi: Reflecting improvement in industrial activities, indirect tax collection jumped 34.3 per cent to Rs 4,38,291 crore during the first eight months of current financial year. The government had collected Rs 3,26,273 crore from indirect taxes during April-November period of last fiscal.

  • Yet to see Govt’s formulations on issues raised by Cong: PC on GST

    New Delhi: Making the Congress’ stance further clear on the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill, former finance minister P. Chidambaram said on Wednesday the Congress Party would like to see the government’s formulations on those three issues, which were raised by Congress president Sonia Gandhi and former prime minister Manmohan Singh during a meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

  • air india

    Air India rolls out advance purchase scheme for economy class

    New Delhi: Seeking to make flying affordable to the common man, national carrier Air India has rolled out an advance purchase scheme for the economy class, matching the fare with that of a 2AC train ticket price, including on key domestic destinations like Mumbai, Chennai and Kolkata. The 90-day advance purchase fares (all-inclusive) starts at as low as Rs 2,865, sources said.

  • Virat Kohli

    Gareth Bale back Virat Kohli’s start-up venture Sport Convo

    New Delhi: Real Madrid superstar Gareth Bale today announced his support for Indian Test captain Virat Kohli’s social networking start-up venture ‘Sport Convo’. ‘Sport Convo’ is a London based tech start-up that became Virat Kohli’s second business venture after his backing of FC Goa in the Indian Super League.

  • China Internet czar defends web censorship policies

    Beijing: China’s Internet chief fiercely defended his country’s strict management of the web today, saying that censorship of content Beijing deems illegal is necessary to protect online freedoms. The comments come a week before the country convenes its second “World Internet Conference”, an event whose version 1.0 last year was greeted with derision by many who questioned China’s motives.

  • Angela Merkel

    Angela Merkel is Time magazine’s Person of the Year 2015

    New York: Time magazine today named German Chancellor Angela Merkel its “Person of the Year 2015”, saying her leadership has helped preserve and promote an open, borderless Europe in the face of economic turmoil and an ongoing refugee crisis.

  • earth-global warming

    Indian experts demand fair carbon space to tackle climate change

    Paris: Amidst efforts to revise the global warming target to within 1.5 degree Celsius from pre- industrial times, Indian experts today demanded that the world must agree to a fair allocation of carbon space and enhance financial and technological support to developing countries.

  • panasonic camera

    Wear this ultra-compact Panasonic camera to capture seamless action

    New Delhi: Wish to capture best moments of your life in a hassle-free, seamless way? Panasonic has heard you with a wearable, ultra-compact, lightweight and tough camera that will help you add a whole new dimension to your love for photography.

  • Volkswagen says carbon emission claims proved unfounded

    Frankfurt: Allegations that Volkswagen lied about the carbon dioxide emissions of up to 800,000 cars appeared to evaporate into thin air today as the embattled German car maker said they had been proven to be largely unfounded. “Just a month after questions relating to the CO2 figures measured on some of the group’s models arose, Volkswagen has largely concluded the clarification of the matter,” the company said in a statement.

  • The equipment used at a cataract check-up camp in Washim district was not sterilised properly, leading to 23 patients developing serious eye infections.

    Portable sensor to quickly detect severe eye injury

    Washington: Researchers, including those of Indian-origin, are developing a portable sensor that can quickly and inexpensively determine whether an eye injury is mild or severe. The device called OcuCheck measures levels of vitamin C in the fluids that coat or leak from the eye.

  • Gold

    Gold rebounds on increased demand, global cues

    Mumbai: Gold witnessed a modest rebound after overnight losses at the domestic bullion market here today due to renewed buying interest from jewellers and retailers amid firming overseas trend. Elsewhere, silver also recovered smartly on the back of heavy speculative offtake.

  • Hyundai

    Hyundai to hike vehicle prices by up to Rs 30,000 from January

    New Delhi: Hyundai Motor India today said it will hike prices of its products by up to Rs 30,000 from next month to offset rising input costs and unfavourable foreign exchange fluctuation. “In these challenging market conditions, we are constrained to consider the price increase on account of factors like increase in cost of components, weak rupee etc. The proposed price increase up to Rs 30,000 will be effective from January 2016 across