Free Press Journal
  • Barack Obama

    US seeking common ground with India to clinch climate deal

    Washington: Starting with President Barack Obama, the US is making a concerted effort to seek common ground with India with assurances to help countries adapt to the impacts of climate change, says the White House.

  • Mark Zuckerberg

    Muslims always welcome on Facebook: Mark Zuckerberg

    New York : In what could be seen as a reply to the US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s call to ban Muslims from entering the US, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has welcomed Muslims to be part of the social giant and its growing users’ community.

  • Gold

    Gold futures drop Rs 70 on weak global cues

    New Delhi: Amid a weakening global trend, gold futures traded Rs 70 down at Rs 25,621 per 10 gram today as speculators cut down their bets.

  • Thane cop crushed to death by speeding truck

    Thane: A senior police constable on night duty was crushed to death by a speeding trailer-truck at a village here in the wee hours today, police said.

  • Swine Flu death in Lucknow, vigil stepped up

    Lucknow: High alert has been issued across Uttar Pradesh following the death of a 37-year-old due to swine flu, health officials said Thursday.

  • SC tells Centre to operationalise OCIA by Dec.1, 2016

    New Delhi: In a bid to curb inter-state and international trafficking of girls for sexual exploitation, the Supreme Court has asked the Centre to operationalise by December 1, 2016, the Organised Crimes Investigating Agency (OCIA) which will probe human trafficking cases across the nation.

  • Two killed, 19 injured in building collapse in Telangana

    Telangana (Andhra Pradesh): As many as two workers were killed and 19 others were injured after a building collapsed at a construction site of a private engineering college at Annasagar village in Warangal police.

  • ‘Beef festival’ row: 8 organisers detained, BJP MLA arrested

    Hyderabad: Eight organisers of the controversial ‘beef festival’ on Osmania University campus were detained while BJP MLA T Raja Singh, who was opposing the the event, was arrested here this morning, police said.

  • Oil

    Oil prices up in Asian trade

    Singapore: Oil prices edged up in Asia today following signs of a slight improvement in US demand but concerns that an oversupply will persist past next year kept the the commodity struggling at multi-year lows.

  • Sensex

    Sensex rebounds by 140 points on value buying

    Mumbai: The benchmark BSE Sensex gained 140 points in early trade today mostly driven by a value buying in blue-chip stocks coupled with mixed Asians cues.

  • Rupee up

    Rupee gains 4 paise against dollar in early trade

    Mumbai: The rupee rose marginally by 4 paise to 66.79 against the US dollar in early trade today at the Interbank Foreign Exchange on fresh selling of the American currency by exporters and banks.

  • Despite ban, govt to spend Rs 5cr on vehicles for Simhastha

    BHOPAL : The state government, already in the throes of a financial crisis, tabled the third supplementary budget of Rs 5,889 crore in the state Assembly on Wednesday. The government has shown unusual generosity in making allocations for Simhastha. A sum of Rs 800 crore has been sanctioned for the budget. Although Finance Department has banned purchase of new vehicles, a budget of Rs 5 crore has been allocated for buying new

  • Speaker raps Patwari for raking up Mehdale issue

    BHOPAL : MLA Jeetu Patwari during Zero Hour raised the issue of a video showing Minister Kusum Mehdale kicking a child in Panna on the occasion of State Foundation Day.