Free Press Journal
  • Govt to bring in more banking reforms soon: Jaitley

    Mumbai: Hinting at major banking sector reforms in the offing, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said the country is not at a stage where the government can completely exit its holding in the 27 public sector banks.

  • India aim to retain top T20 spot with series win against Lanka

    Visakhapatnam: After a series-levelling win against Sri Lanka in Ranchi, the Mahendra Singh Dhoni-led side will aim to maintain their momentum in order to claim a 2-1 series win in the third and the series decider T20 here on Sunday.

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    Cong to demand white paper on economy during Budget session

    New Delhi: A strong pitch for bringing out a white paper on the state of the economy will be made by the Congress in the Budget session of Parliament beginning on February 23, a move it claims will expose the “boastful” assertions of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

  • Arvind Kejriwal presents one-year report card

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, who completed one year in power today with the slogan ‘pehla saal bemisaal’, said that his government would waive off the pending water bills till November.

  • Breakfasting can help obese stay active

    Washington D.C.: The best way to make the most of the day is to kick-start with a breakfast as according to a new study, breakfasting can help obese people get more active.

  • Kamal Haasan and Paresh Rawal reunite

    The Chachi 420 actors comprising of Kamal Haasan and Paresh Rawal, would be coming together once again after 18 years in a Hindi-Tamil bi-lingual that would see Kamal and his daughter Shruti Haasan playing father and daughter.

  • Salman Khan skips Fitoor’s screening

    After promising his very special friend the world and the stars, Salman Khan left poor Katrina Kaif high and dry earlier this week. Apparently, the eager and excited actress arranged a special screening of Fitoor at a suburban theatre earlier this week. But, Salman didn’t show up.

  • Obama to nominate Indian-American judge on US SC?

    Washington: Sri Srinivasan could become the first Indian-American to be on the bench of the US Supreme Court after conservative icon Justice Antonin Scalia’s sudden death gave rise to speculation that President Barack Obama may nominate the judge who enjoys impeccable bipartisan support.

  • Trump, Bush clash marks Republican debate

    Washington: The six remaining Republican presidential contenders clashed over issues ranging from immigration to foreign policy, but they all agreed that President Barack Obama should not name a replacement for a dead Supreme Court judge.

  • NSG withdraws 600 commandos from VVIP duties for terror ops

    New Delhi: Taking the first step towards gradually reverting to its original role of undertaking counter-terror operations, the NSG has pulled out over 600 commandos from its VVIP security unit and used them for the first time during the recent Pathankot attack.

  • Do not “brand” the varsity as anti-national: JNU teachers

    New Delhi: Amid a raging row over an event at JNU campus against the hanging of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru, the varsity’s teachers have appealed to the public not to “brand” the university as “anti-national”.

  • A statue of Dr Bhim Rao Ambedkar, the chief architect of the Constitution, at Parliament house in New Delhi.

    PM likely to launch portal with works of Ambedkar

    New Delhi: As part of its efforts to make the works of B R Ambedkar, architect of the Constitution, accessible to masses, the Ministry of Social justice and Empowerment has created a web portal which will have the complete works of Ambedkar.

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    Par panel on MPs wages exceeds brief, gets corrected by govt

    New Delhi: A Parliamentary panel looking into the issue of salaries and allowances of MPs has made a number of recommendations beyond the scope of the Act under which it is supposed to frame rules, prompting Parliamentary Affairs Ministry to set the matter right.

  • Govt. asks Rahul to install statues of terrorists at AICC office

    New Delhi: Minister of State for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Sunday hit back at Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi for accusing the ruling dispensation of suppressing the voice of students in the JNU and advised him to install the statues of separatists and terrorists at the AICC office and offer floral tributes to them.

  • TRAI to fix inter-connection charges for VoIP calls

    New Delhi: Sector watchdog Trai will set inter-connection charges for Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) calls once the Department of Telecom (DoT) amends the relevant clause of the Unified Licence framework.

  • MTDC eyes signing Rs 2,000 cr worth agreements in MII week

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation (MTDC) is expecting to sign agreements worth Rs 2,000 crore during the Make in India week, especially in sectors like wellness, hospitality and entertainment.

  • U-19 World Cup final: India all out for 145

    Mirpur (Bangladesh): The West Indies bundled out India for just 145 in 45.1 overs in the final of the ICC Under-19 cricket World Cup at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium here on Sunday.