Free Press Journal
  • Yashwant Sinha

    Yashwant Sinha slams Modi Govt for projecting ‘desperate’ image to join NSG

    New Delhi: Asserting that there was no need for India to project a ‘desperate’ image to the world in an attempt to join the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG), senior BJP leader Yashwant Sinha on Sunday alleged that New Delhi would be nothing but a ‘loser’ if it joined the elite group.

  • Low birth weight ups Type 2 diabetes risk

    New York: Children born with low birth weight due to genetic factors are at increased risk of developing Type 2 diabetes, finds a new study.

  • Bilawal Bhutto Zardari

    Panamagate: Bilawal calls for accountability, warns of street agitation

    Karachi, June 26 (ANI): Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has warned Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif led-government of street agitation if the joint opposition’s efforts for an inquiry into the Panamagate scandal are destroyed through political gimmickry.

  • Student killed in attack at Papua New Guinea university

    Sydney: One man was killed and several buildings torched in violence at a university in Papua New Guinea, its vice-chancellor said today, some two weeks after police opened fire on students in the capital.


    Mallya saga: SFIO seeks loan details from banks

    Mumbai: The Serious Fraud Investigation Office (SFIO), the investigative agency for white collar crimes, has sought loan details from lenders to the Vijay Mallya-owned defunct Kingfisher Airlines.

  • Gold to zoom to Rs 33,500 levels by 2016-end: Experts

    Mumbai: Gaining from safe haven buying post the Brexit referendum, gold prices are likely to remain firm and touch Rs 33,500 by the year-end due to factors like US elections, ongoing geopolitical tensions and volatility in currency markets, experts said.

  • Kiren Rijiju

    Attack on CRPF convoy a desperate attempt to create problems: Rijiju

    Hyderabad: Describing the killing of eight CRPF troopers by terrorists in Srinagar as “desperate attempts to create problems for the country”, Union Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju today said the government is committed to ensuring peace and security and necessary action will be taken.

  • FSSAI frames safety standards for alcoholic drinks

    New Delhi: Food safety regulator FSSAI has approved standards for alcoholic drinks like whiskey and beer and finalised a list of additives to be used for making these products, a top official said.

  • Blackmoney window: Fresh FAQs likely as new queries arise

    New Delhi: With the domestic black money window in operation for nearly a month now, CBDT is likely to issue a set of fresh FAQs in the light of numerous queries and representations like considering granting immunity to declarants from other fiscal laws and extending the deadline for payment of taxes till the end of the fiscal.

  • aamir khan - salman khan

    ‘Dangal’ script is outstanding: Salman

    Mumbai: Superstar Salman Khan sees no point of comparison between “Sultan” and Aamir Khan’s “Dangal” despite the similarity in their roles, and is all praise for the script of his friend’s upcoming film.

  • Arvind Kejriwal

    Stubborn AAP politicising its own mistakes: BJP

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday alleged that indulging in illegal activities, misbehaving with the people and intimidating them has become a daily routine of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), which is presently intoxicated with power.

  • protect your money

    Monetary committee rules to be notified in few weeks: Das

    New Delhi: Moving ahead with the operationalisation of the interest rate setting monetary policy committee, the Finance Ministry has said it will notify the rules “within few weeks” and thereafter appoint three government nominees.

  • Smartphones

    Sub-Rs 10k smartphone segment in India to grow 44% in 2016:CMR

    New Delhi, Jun 26 (PTI) The under Rs 10,000 smartphone segment is expected to grow 44 per cent this year, constituting 70 per cent of the market, a CMR report said. According to the research firm, smartphone shipment in the country is expected to grow to about 130 million handsets this year from 97 million last year by 163 brands.

  • Soon, low-fat chocolate that melts in your mouth

    Washington: Chocoholics, rejoice! Scientists have found a novel way to manufacture low-fat chocolate for guilt-free indulgence by applying electricity.

  • LeEcos superphones new in demand gadgets for Indians

    New Delhi: Chinese internet and technology conglomerate LeEco has created a new model combining “superphones” with its own supertainment programme in the country.

  • Manish Sisodia, AAP legislators detained

    New Delhi: Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia and other AAP legislators were detained here on Sunday while they were marching towards the Prime Minister’s residence to protest against the BJP’s alleged obstructionism and targeting of Delhi government.

  • Dhaba owners serving liquor to be penalise

    New Delhi: Tightening the noose around ‘dhaba’ owners serving liquor, the Excise Department of Delhi government has directed them to put up sign boards clearly stating that drinking is not allowed in the premises failing which they will be slapped with a penalty of Rs 10,000.

  • India owns USD 121.6 bn worth US govt securities

    Washington: Touching a new high, India’s holding of American government securities jumped to USD 121.6 billion in April amid uncertain global economic cues.