Free Press Journal
  • Pachauri goes on leave, will skip convocation

    New Delhi : Amid outrage over his appointment as TERI’s Executive Vice Chairman, R K Pachauri has proceeded on leave on Thursday and will skip TERI University’s convocation on March 7 after a group of students refused to recieve degrees from him.

  • India, UAE sign agreements to step up bilateral cooperation

    New Delhi: Stepping up their cooperation, India and the UAE on Thursday signed a wide-ranging set of seven agreements including on cyber security, infrastructure investment and insurance after talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan. At their restricted as well as delegation-level talks here, the two leaders deliberated extensively on combating threat of terrorism including from ISIS, and explored ways to

  • Coal India profit jumps 14% to Rs 3,718 cr as sales tick up

    New Delhi :  The world’s largest coal miner CIL on Thursday reported a 13.9 per cent increase in consolidated net profit at Rs 3,718 crore for the quarter to December on the back of higher sales.

  • Police announce Rs 40K reward on two robbers

    Indore :  The police have announced rewards of Rs 20,000 each for the arrest or information leading to the arrest of two accused who had robbed jewellery from a woman a week ago while posing as cops.

  • Ishrat kin cry foul

    Say it is a conspiracy for the ‘political benefit of some big people’ whose names have been besmirched  (more…)

  • Nikam, Ishrat’s lawyer lock horns over claim

    New Delhi : Special Public Prosecutor Ujjwal Nikam (in pic) on Thursday downplayed Ishrat Jahan’s lawyer Vrinda Grover’s criticism that David Coleman Headley’s version was not evidence as per Indian law as he was given a ‘multiple choice question’ by a ‘Padma Shri’ lawyer, saying that he posed the question based on information received from the concerned intelligence agencies.

  • Go after bank defaulters

    The problem of non-performing assets of the banking sector is another headache for the economic policy-makers. Aside from every other charge on the public purse, the Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will have to make a provision for the public sector banks which are in the sick ward due to reckless lending in the UPA decade.

  • Delhi ‘Ro-Boat’ to be ‘maili’ Ganga’s saviour

    NEW DELHI : The Government looking world over for a solution to clean the Ganga river have found a saviour in a small private limited factory in Okhla industrial area of Delhi that specialises in producing the unmanned robots for all kinds of works.

  • Govt reverses its policy; forces can get jammers

    New Delhi : In a sudden reversal of stand, Defence forces have been allowed by the government to procure jammers for operational use under a new policy aimed at checking random proliferation of jammers.

  • Guj police stand vindicated: Vanzara

    Mumbai : The stand taken by the Gujarat Police over encounter of terrorists in 2004 has been vindicated, former deputy inspector general of Gujarat D G Vanjara said here on Thursday.

  • Agencies need to probe Ishrat’s role: Ejaz Naqvi

    Mumbai: Ejaz Naqvi, who was the defence lawyer in the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks case, on Thursday said Headley’s revelations with regard to Ishrat Jahan has posed a challenge to the CBI and NIA to investigate whether the 19-year-old girl, who was killed in an alleged encounter in Gujarat, was on the path of assassination.

  • Ex-IB man upbeat on disclosures

    Mumbai : Atulchandra Kulkarni, who was posted with the Mumbai Intelligence Bureau (IB) in 2008 when the terror attacks took place, on Thursday said that they would analyse new particulars thrown up by David Coleman Headley once his deposition was over and would try to utilise them in the ongoing trial to make the 26/11 case stronger.

  • Bodies of 3 infants found at temple

    Jabalpur : Bodies of three infants were found on the hill of Bajna Math temple. The police reaqched the moment immedietly after being informed.

  • Seven theft incidents in a night shock citizens

    ALIRAJPUR: The citizens of village Badi Khattali in Alirajpur district are in a state of shock after seven incidents of theft occurred in the city in a single night. Though the theft attempts were made in seven different places, the thieves could manage to take away the valuables only from three places.