Free Press Journal
  • Constitution amendment, Terai resolution before India visit: Nepal PM K.P. Sharma Oli

    Kathmandu: Nepali Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli has expressed confidence that his country’s new Constitution would be suitably amended to address the concerns of the Madhesis agitating in the Terai and a solution found to the issue before his visit to India next month. “We have presented a bill in parliament… The Constitution is going to be amended,” Oli told IANS in an interview at his office in Singha Durbar here.

  • ISI used Delhi SIM card to contact moles in India

    New Delhi: Pakistan’s spy agency Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) for one and a half years used a SIM card sold in Delhi to contact its moles in India, police sources said.

  • Messi wants to end career at Barcelona

    Zurich: Having won an unprecedented fifth FIFA Ballon d’Or award, Argentine football legend Lionel Messi has asserted that he intends to finish his career at his present club FC Barcelona. The 28-year-old Barcelona superstar received his fifth Ballon d’Or award at a glittering ceremony here on Monday, ending his rival Cristiano Ronaldo’s two-year hold on football’s top individual prize.

  • Australia beat India by five wickets to win first ODI

    Perth: Australia chased down a strong total of 310 to register a commendable five-wicket victory over India in the opening game of the five-match One-Day International (ODI) series at the WACA Ground here on Tuesday.

  • Court refuses to discharge man of sexual harassment offence

    New Delhi: A court here has refused to discharge a man, accused of sexually harassing three working women by passing lewd comments, saying the statement of the complainant before police is a substantial piece of evidence. The court dismissed the revision petition of the accused, who had contended that the complainant had made different statements before the police and magistrate and that the magisterial court had erred in putting him on trial.

  • Ola cabs

    ‘Ola Corporate’ launched for India Inc

    Bengaluru: Taxi aggregator platform Ola today launched ‘Ola Corporate’, an enterprise solution for India Inc. Claiming to transform the way India Inc travels, the company said ‘Ola Corporate’ would make rides available at a fraction of cost as against the existing scheduled corporate travel options, along with benefits of a centralised, paperless billing system.

  • Lalu Prasad Yadav

    Lalu slams Musharraf for controversial statements

    Patna: Lambasting former Pakistan President General (retired) Pervez Musharraf for making controversial statement on the Pathankot attack, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) patron Lalu Prasad Yadav on Tuesday said he was not a part of the Pakistani Government, which is legitimate authority to make statements.

  • ShopClues raises Series E at a valuation of USD 1.1 billion

    New Delhi: ShopClues.com, founded by 2011 by Silicon Valley entrepreneur and renowned wall-street analyst Sandeep Aggarwal, received an undisclosed amount of funding in its Series E round. Its valuation stands at more than USD 1.1billion. The round of capital infusion is being led by GIC, the largest sovereign wealth fund of Singapore.

  • jobs

    Aasaanjobs launches contractual staffing services in Pune

    Pune: After the successful launch of its contractual staffing services in Mumbai last June, Aasaanjobs – a recruitment portal for entry level and blue collar jobs – is all set to make job hunting easier for employees across cities by expanding its offering of end-to-end staffing solutions to Pune.

  • S Jaishankar in Lanka for talks

    Colombo: Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar arrived here today to hold talks with the top Sri Lankan leadership and officials on a host of issues including setting of agenda of the Indo-Lanka Joint Commission meeting next month.

  • Suu Kyi takes part in talks to boost Myanmar cease-fire

    Naypyitaw: Aung San Suu Kyi, whose pro-democracy party will take over power in Myanmar from a pro-military government in the next few months, has for the first time participated in official talks to bring peace with the country’s fractious ethnic minorities.

  • Gold rises

    Gold slips from 2-month high, silver weakens on global cues

    New Delhi: Gold prices retreated from two-month high by falling Rs 200 to Rs 26,250 per ten gram at the bullion market today largely in tandem with a weak trend overseas amid easing spot demand from jewellers.

  • Barack Obama

    Barack Obama administration assures Sikhs of security

    Washington: In a rare gesture, the Obama administration has assured American Sikhs of their safety and security amid a recent spike in threats and hate crimes against the community.

  • Pay Rs 5,600 cr for spectrum liberalisation

    New Delhi: Department of Telecom (DoT) has sought about Rs 5,600 crore from Reliance Communications (RCom) for liberalising 800 Mhz spectrum in 16 circles. According to sources, the DoT had issued a notice on December 22 and asked RCom to pay within a month.

  • Sr journalist Sham Rao Harnur passes away in Hyderabad

    Hyderabad: Senior journalist and former Bureau Manager of Press Trust of India (PTI) in Hyderabad Sham Rao Harnur passed away here today after a brief illness. He was 87. Harnur died at a private hospital in the city, according to his close relative and senior journalist P Vaman Rao.

  • 10 killed, 15 wounded in Istanbul blast

    Istanbul:  Ten people were killed and 15 wounded today when a blast of unknown origin rocked the main tourist hub of Turkey’s largest city Istanbul, the governor’s office said.

  • Aaditya Thackeray meets CM over Juhu airport security

    Mumbai: Yuva Sena leader Aaditya Thackeray today met Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis to draw his attention to “the lack of security” at Juhu aerodrome here.

  • Pep Guardiola sorry for sparking EPL speculation

    Doha: Bayern Munich manager Pep Guardiola has apologised for fuelling speculation that he wil join a prominent English Premier League (EPL) club next season.