Free Press Journal
  • 46,000 MW power projects at high risk: Survey

    New Delhi: Nearly 46,000 MW of power projects with a loan exposure pegged at around Rs 2.1 lakh crore in the country, are at high risk as they do not have any strong sponsor company support, says an Assocham-CRISIL joint study. Of this 46,000 MW, nearly 36,000 MW are coal-based and about 10,000 MW are gas-based, it said adding that two-thirds of around Rs 2.1 lakh crore loans to these projects are lent

  • Court allows Swamy’s plea to summon documents in Herald case

    New Delhi: A Delhi court today allowed the plea of BJP leader Subramanian Swamy seeking summoning of documents from the Ministries of Finance, Urban Development and Corporate Affairs, Income Tax Department and other agencies in the National Herald case.

  • Crime against women: Install CCTVs in schools, suggests HC

    Mumbai: Terming as ‘disturbing’ the recent incident of a nine-year-old girl being sexually assaulted in her school in Dadar here, the Bombay High Court today suggested installation of CCTVs in all schools.

  • Hyderabad beats realty slowdown as housing sales rise 67%

    New Delhi: Housing sales in Hyderabad rose by 67 per cent to 7,000 units during October 2014 to September 2015 period on improved demand from both end-users and investors after formation of Telangana.

  • Venkaiah Naidu

    Govt committed to reforms; will push GST, other bills: Naidu

    Visakhapatnam: The government today assured industry that all efforts will be made for the passage of Goods and Services Tax (GST) and other Bills as it is committed to reforms and ease of doing business.

  • New blood test to predict risk of preeclampsia

    London: Researchers have developed a new blood test to predict the early onset of preeclampsia — a multi-system disorder that affects women in pregnancy.

  • Bite mark analysis may result in false convictions

    New York: Widely accepted in criminal courts and often presented as key evidence in prosecutions, bite mark analysis is actually “far from an exact science” and can lead to false convictions, says a new study.

  • Home conditions give India advantage in World T20: Zaheer

    Mumbai: Former India pacer Zaheer Khan said here on Monday that he is confident hosts India will use the subcontinental conditions to good effect and emerge victorious in the upcoming World Twenty20 tournament.

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    First-ever ‘growth chart’ for Milky Way created

    Berlin: Researchers have created the first-ever ‘growth chart’ for Milky Way, which shows how our galaxy grew from its infancy to the bright spiral galaxy we see today.

  • Pathankot airbase attack: Pak arrests some suspects

    Islamabad: Pakistani authorities carried out raids at different places following attack on the Pathankot air base in India, leading to some arrests, intelligence officials said today.

  • Stephen Fleming

    Fleming roped in as chief coach of Pune’s IPL franchise

    Kolkata: Former New Zealand cricket captain Stephen Fleming has been roped in as the chief coach of the Pune franchise for the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2016, owner Sanjiv Goenka announced on Monday.

  • Spain’s Princess Cristina,husband on trial in corruption case

    Palma (Spain): Spain’s Princess Cristina  and her husband went on trial today under intense global media scrutiny in a landmark corruption case that has outraged the country and sullied the monarchy’s reputation.

  • Proteas back capable Van Zyl despite poor form

    Johannesburg : South Africa convener of selectors Linda Zondi has backed his side’s struggling opener Stiaan van Zyl ahead of the third Test of the four-match series against England.

  • Ex-coach Gao seeks second stint with Chinese team

    Beijing: Former China coach Gao Hongbo has revealed his intention to apply for the job again after Frenchman Alain Perrin was sacked by the Chinese Football Association (CFA) last week.

  • Anushka waiting to dig teeth into ‘Sultan’ role

    Mumbai: Actress Anushka Sharma says she is excited to work in the upcoming film “Sultan” as her role in the Salman Khan-starrer is something that she is eagerly waiting to “dig my teeth into”.

  • Will Smith

    Will Smith talks on being a footballer’s dad

    Washington, D.C : Will Smith recently admitted the fact that he did not know much about the impact of head trauma in football before allowing elder son Trey to take the field, but he was compelled to share them once he learned the facts.

  • Housewife to head Shani Shingnapur temple trust

    Ahmednagar (Maharashtra): Anita Shetye, a housewife, created history of sort on Monday when she was unanimously appointed the first ever woman chairperson of the world-famous Shani Shingnapur Temple Trust, an official said.