Free Press Journal
  • Terrorists might have entered air base before alert sounded

    New Delhi: Terrorists, who displayed “military -like tactics” in the Pathankot air base strike, may have entered the campus before an alert was sounded while crucial hours were lost in verifying a Punjab Police SP’s claims abouthis abduction by the attackers, security agencies said.

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    Manipur quake: PM personally overseeing rescue ops, says Jitendra Singh

    Minister of State in Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) Jitendra Singh on Monday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is personally overseeing the relief and rescue operations in earthquake-hit Manipur and other parts of northeast.

  • Odd-even Day 4: No major hassles on first working day

    New Delhi: Contrary to apprehensions, Delhi’s odd-even vehicle scheme aimed at battling pollution did not lead to the feared problems on Monday, the first full working day of the new year, the government said.

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    Lodha committee proposes sweeping reforms for BCCI

    New Delhi:  The Supreme Court-appointed Lodha Committee today recommended sweeping reforms and an administrative shake-up for the troubled BCCI by suggesting that ministers be barred from occupying positions, a cap put on the age and tenure of the office-bearers and legalisation of betting.

  • Five IEDs planted by Naxals seized in Chhattisgarh

    Raipur: Five powerful IEDs allegedly planted by Naxals were today recovered from an under-construction route in Chhattisgarh’s insurgency-hit Dantewada district, police said. A joint team of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and district police recovered the Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) while it was patrolling to ensure security to the under-construction Aranpur-Jagargunda road under Aranpur police station limits, Dantewada Superintendent of Police Kamlochan Kashyap told PTI.

  • Dakar Rally first stage cancelled due to heavy rain

    Buenos Aires: The first stage of the 2016 Dakar Rally has been cancelled due to extreme weather on the course, after the prologue had to be abandoned when a car hit the crowd and injured at least 13 spectators.

  • BCCI decision on Chandila, Hiken Shah tomorrow

    Mumbai The BCCI’s three-member Disciplinary Committee, headed by President Shashank Manohar, is set to decide on the fate of tainted cricketers, Ajit Chandila and Hiken Shah, here tomorrow.

  • Pathankot attack forces NSA Doval to defer China visit

    New Delhi: In the wake of the ongoing attack on the Indian Air Force Base in Pathankot, National Security Advisor Ajit Doval’s visit to China to discuss ‘border issues’ has been cancelled.

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    Incidents of intolerance not new to Pakistan: Author

    New Delhi: Pakistani author Haroon Khalid says that incidents of intolerance have been happening in his country for a few years now and hopes that India’s bubble of “tolerant” silent majority is never busted. One of the biggest such incidents in Pakistan, according to Khalid, was the assassination of Punjab’s governor Salman Taseer by his fanatic security guard.

  • It’s the West Indies as rain soaks Sydney Test

    Sydney Carlos Brathwaite provided some fireworks in a lively cameo as rain washed out all but 11.2 overs of the second day of the third Australia-West Indies Test on Monday.

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    Real Madrid stumble again against Valencia

    Madrid: Real Madrid suffered another blow at the Mestalla Stadium, drawing 2-2 against Valencia and are now placed third in La Liga standings; four points behind Atletico Madrid and two less than Barcelona, which has a match pending against Sporting Gijon.

  • Hoffenheim’s Nazario set for Brazil move

    Rio de Janeiro: TSG Hoffenheim’s midfielder Bruno Nazario is close to joining Brazilian Serie A club Cruzeiro, the 20-year-old has said.

  • After clashes, situation now peaceful in Nandini Nagar

    Nashik: The situation in Nandini nagar locality, which witnessed clashes between two rival groups yesterday, over alleged demolition of some slums on December 31 and a day after, is now under control, police said today.

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    Sensex crashes 538 pts, Nifty below 7,800 on global meltdown

    Mumbai: The benchmark BSE Sensex tanked by over 538 points in one of its worst falls in over three months to 25,622.87, tracking global sell-off amid concerns over slowdown in China and escalating tension in the Middle East. In addition, India’s manufacturing sector output shrinking to a 28-month low in December and fresh weakness in the rupee, accelerated selling activity.

  • B’wood revenues likely to cross Rs. 19,300 crore mark: ASSOCHAM

    New Delhi: Clocking a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of about 11 percent, the revenues of Indian film industry is likely to cross Rs. 19,300 crore mark by fiscal year 2017 from current estimate of about Rs. 15,500 crore.

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    Centre mulls law for greater flexibility to retailers, malls

    New Delhi: The Labour Ministry will hold first tripartite discussions tomorrow on a model law which seeks to provide greater flexibility to retailers as well as malls on various issues including the timings of opening and closing of shops throughout the year. “Labour Ministry has called a tripartite meeting which is scheduled on January 5, to discuss the Model Shops and Establishments (Regulation of Employment and Conditions of Service) Bill, 2015,” a ministry

  • CCI to publish compendium of anti-trust orders; floats EOI

    New Delhi: The Competition Commission has begun the process to bring out a compendium of orders it has passed since 2014 to help legal professionals, law students and other stakeholders. The commission said that though it places the orders on its website, those interested often look for succinct competition jurisprudence at one place.

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    Renault domestic sales zoom over twofold in Dec

    New Delhi: Carmaker Renault India today said its domestic sales surged over twofold last month to 10,292 units compared with 3,956 units sold in December last year. During the calender year, Renault India sold 53,847 units as against 44,849 units in the preceding year, registering a cumulative growth of 20.1 per cent.