Free Press Journal
  • Over 100 injured as police, protesters clash in Hong Kong

    Hong Kong : Nearly 90 policemen and dozens of protesters were injured in Hong Kong after a riot erupted when officials tried to shift illegal hawkers, the worst clashes since mass pro-democracy protests in 2014.

  • Plea in Pak court to bring back Koh-i-Noor!

    Lahore : A Pakistani court has accepted a petition seeking direction to the government to bring back Koh-i-Noor from British Queen Elizabeth-II, overruling the objection to the plea for the famed diamond, which India has been trying to get from the UK for years.

  • Iraq retakes areas around Ramadi

    Baghdad : Iraq said that its forces have completely retaken areas surrounding Ramadi from the Islamic State group and reopened the road linking the city to Baghdad.

  • Sinha pitches for changes in Cos Act, Sebi norms

    New Delhi : To strengthen corporate governance, more changes might be required in the Companies Act as well as in the Sebi regulations for listed companies, Union Minister Jayant Sinha said on Tuesday.

  • Industrial recovery fragile, IIP may grow 0.8% in Dec: Ind-Ra

    New Delhi : Industrial recovery will continue to remain fragile and the factory output data for December is expected to be lacklustre at 0.8 per cent, India Ratings and Research (Ind-Ra) said on Tuesday. Regarding inflation, it projected retail inflation to come in at 5.6 per cent and wholesale inflation at (-) 0.1 per cent in January. “Industrial recovery in December 2015 is likely to remain lacklustre. Industrial recovery continues to remain fragile.

  • Sensex slumps 266 pts as IT stocks drag

    Mumbai: Market benchmark, the Sensex slumped for a second straight day as it fell by 266.44 points to 24,020.98 on sustained exodus of global investors from risky assets while IT stocks tanked after Cognizant lowered revenue guidance for the year. Besides, the broader NSE Nifty cracked below 7,300-level.

  • Will duty exemption on life-saving drugs go?

    New Delhi:  Fearing a rise in prices of life-saving medicines, the govt is reviewing its decision to withdraw customs duty exemption for the import of 74 drugs, including those for treating cancer, AIDS and haemophilia.

  • Piyush Goyal

    India likely to spend $1 tn on power by 2030: Piyush Goyal

    “We are a very big and growing market. It is estimated that India will spend around Rs 65 lakh crore on the power sector in the next 15 years to meet its growing demands and providing clean, affordable and 24/7 electricity to its citizens,”  -Piyush Goyal,  Power Minister (more…)

  • Bhojshala timings, HC issues notices to Centre, State

    Indore :  The Indore bench of Madhya Pradesh High Court on Tuesday issued notices to the Union, State and Archeological Survey of India (ASI) over a petition challenging the timings fixed by the ASI for Hindu’s prayers and Muslim’s namaz at Bhojshala in Dhar district on Basant Panchami.

  • Sonu Nigam to shoot ‘Baba Dham’ at Mahakal temple

    Ujjain :  Renowned singer Sonu Nigam will anchor a spiritual show named ‘Baba Dham’ and will describe the importance of all twelve Jyotirlingams situated across the country in the show. Mumbai based Production Company; Aghor Raj Productions is producing this upcoming spiritual TV show. Company will shoot the inaugural show of the project at Mahakaleshwar temple on Wednesday.

  • Police bust gang of bike lifters, 13 stolen bikes recovered

    Ujjain :  Chimanganj police busted a gang of bike lifters on Tuesday and arrested five accused including three gang members and two persons who purchased the stolen bikes from the accused. Police team also recovered 13 stolen bikes from their possession which were stolen from Ramghat, Sunshine Tower, JK Nursing Home and Patidar Hospital.

  • Jewellers to observe strike against mandatory PAN card proof

    New Delhi: Jewellers across the country will observe a nationwide strike tomorrow against the government’s decision to make PAN card mandatory for transactions worth Rs 2 lakh and above. From January 1, PAN Card has been made mandatory for all transactions above Rs 2 lakh in cash or through card in entire gems and jewellery sector. Over 300 associations of jewellery trade with over 100,000 shops across the country will observe a day-long

  • Indore does it again to save lives

    Indore :  City opened its arms for the fifth time, in the last four months, on Tuesday to save several lives through speedy transportation of liver and kidneys through Green Corridors. Two Green Corridors were prepared once again, from Choithram Hospital to Airport and Choithram Hospital to Greater Kailash Hospital, on Tuesday morning.

  • Chill, your smartphone won’t give you cancer

    New Delhi : If you are terrified after reading studies claiming that cellphone radiation is a menacing health hazard and can even cause brain cancer, nothing could be father from the truth,. According to health experts, radiations emitted from cellphones will not give you brain cancer but, yes, excessive cell phone use can lead to other health conditions, especially among children, reports IANS.