Free Press Journal
  • mathura calshes

    Delhi Police looking into flow of arms from Mathura

    New Delhi: The flow of arms to the national capital from Mathura is under the scanner of Delhi Police which had earlier investigated arm hubs in Bihar’s Munger and those in Khargone, Barwani and Dhar districts of Madhya Pradesh.

  • Indian-Americans keen about Modi’s address to US Congress

    Washington: Indian-Americans in the US are looking forward to listening to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s address to a joint session of the US Congress with American lawmakers flooding with requests from the community members for tickets to the visitor’s gallery on June 8.

  • RBI

    Rajan deserves second term at RBI: Princeton Univ economist

    New Delhi:Backing a second term for RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan, leading Indian-American economist at Princeton University Avinash Dixit said the apex bank chief should have “full operational independence” when it comes to pursuing targets on employment, growth and inflation.

  • Black Money

    Black economy shrinking, still exceeds Thailand’s GDP: Ambit

    New Delhi: Pegging India’s ‘black economy’ at over Rs 30 lakh crore or about 20 per cent of total GDP, a new study says it has been contracting gradually over the years but still remains bigger than the overall economic size of countries like Thailand and Argentina.

  • 2 Indian-American brothers jailed for 7 yrs for H1B visa fraud

    Washington: Two Indian-American brothers have been sentenced to over seven years in prison for committing fraud in H1B visa programme, popular among IT and software professionals, to create a low-cost workforce in the US.

  • Petrol, Diesel

    Petrol cars in top-gear as diesel faces pollution crackdown

    New Delhi: Car buyers seem to have begun lapping up petrol variants in a big way with the diesel vehicles facing wrath of the courts on pollution concerns, prompting automakers to recalibrate their production strategy.

  • Govt to come out with updated IIP, WPI indices by year-end

    New Delhi: Government will come out with revised IIP and WPI indices by the end of this year with a new base year of 2011-12 in order to make them more representative of the changing economic scenario.

  • World’s busiest airport couldn’t give a gate for Qatar Airways

    Washington/Doha: Over 500 passengers aboard the first Qatar Airways direct flight from Doha to Atlanta on a super jumbo A380 faced inconvenience as they got caught up in an international rivalry between airline heavyweights.

  • Do’s and Don’ts of fasting for heart disease patients

    New Delhi: Ahead of the holy month of Ramadan when devout Muslims observe fast, a leading Indian cardiologist has come out with a set of Do’s and Don’ts for people with heart diseases, cautioning patients of uncontrolled hypertension in particular.

  • Vijay Mallya

    Mallya PMLA case: Interpol seeks clarifications from ED

    New Delhi: Interpol has sought some “clarifications” from the ED before it issues a global arrest warrant against liquor baron Vijay Mallya wanted by the probe agency in a money laundering case emerging from a Rs 900 crore alleged bank loan fraud.

  • Kejriwal reiterates call to book Eknath Khadse under sedition

    New Delhi: Extending his full support to Patidar quota agitation leader Hardik Patel, who has been in prison for almost eight months on charges of sedition, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday reiterated his demand to book Maharashtra Minister Eknath Khadse under sedition, as he is facing charges of impropriety and alleged links with underworld don Dawood Ibrahim.

  • Haryana government won’t spare those who challenge law and order: Former OSD Haryana CM

    Gurugram (Haryana): Asserting that Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar-led government will not spare anyone who will meddle with the law and order situation in the state, former Officer on Special Duty (OSD) to Haryana state chief Jawahar Yadav on Sunday said that peaceful protest by the Jat Community is welcome, but any nuisance will not be tolerated.

  • Nepal Deputy PM Thapa to visit India next week

    Kathmandu: Nepal’s Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Kamal Thapa will be embarking on a three-day visit to India on June 10, in a bid to resume stalled bilateral engagement, following the abrupt recall of Nepal’s envoy to New Delhi and cancellation of President Bidhya Devi Bhandari’s scheduled trip.

  • Kiran Bedi joins civic workers to remove garbage

    Puducherry: Puducherry Lieutenant Governor Kiran Bedi joined civic workers on the World Environment Day today to lift garbage as part of efforts to make the Union Territory clean and environmentally good to attract tourists.

  • Stop talking about periods behind closed door: Kareena

    New Delhi: Speaking openly about menstruation has always been a taboo in this country, and now, in an attempt to break the archaic notion, Kareena Kapoor Khan has called on people to talk about menstruation openly, not behind closed doors.

  • Iraq security forces thwart ISIS in battle for Falluja

    Washington D.C: Iraqi security forces closed in on key territories under the clutches of ISIS in Iraq and Syria on Saturday with advances to regain control of militant controlled towns, military officials say.