Free Press Journal
  • Army kills 138 Pak soldiers in 2017 in tactical ops

     New Delhi : The Indian Army killed 138 Pakistan Army personnel in 2017 in tactical operations and retaliatory cross-border firings along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir, government intelligence sources said on Wednesday.

  • Halep, Wozniacki to challenge Serena

    Melbourne : Simona Halep and Caroline Wozniacki spearhead the charge to succeed Serena Williams at an Australian Open left wide open by the withdrawal of the defending champion and new mum.

  • Set-up state panels for fair MSP: Farm price commission

    Mumbai : The Commission on Agricultural Costs and Prices should set up similar panels in each state to get their inputs which would ensure that minimum support prices for various crops are “reasonable”, government officials said, after a meeting late on Tuesday to discuss issues before fixing support prices for 2018 kharif crops.

  • Pandya could be a fantastic asset: Lance

    Cape Town : Former South African allrounder Lance Klusener says Hardik Pandya has the makings of a fantastic all-round asset for India.

  • Late Shri Pralhad P Chhabria Awards instituted

    The Late Shri Pralhad P Chhabria Awards are instituted by Hope Foundation and Research Centre – A Project by Finolex in association with the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, India Council and Women in Engineering Affinity Group, IEEE Pune Section.

  • Cold wave: 40 more die in UP; toll reaches 143

    Lucknow : Despite being sunny, a cold wave continued in most parts of Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday. More than 40 persons were reported dead in the state in the last 24 hours, taking the toll to 143 so far.

  • Coal scam: Bribery charge against Jindal

    New Delhi : The CBI on Wednesday told a special court that the charge of bribery be also framed against Congress leader and industrialist Naveen Jindal and others in a case pertaining to irregularities in the allocation of a Jharkhand coal block.

  • Expect rise in crop insurance allocation to Rs 13k cr for 18-19

    New Delhi : The government is likely to increase the budget allocation for the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY) to Rs 13,000 crore for 2018-19 from Rs 10,701 crore for the current financial year, sources said.

  • ONGC opens India’s eighth sedimentary basin in Kutch

    New Delhi : After a gap of over three- decades, state-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) is set to open a new sedimentary basin in the country as it puts Kutch offshore on the oil and gas map of India.

  • Logistics inter-ministerial group to meet on January 12: Official

     Kolkata : As a first step to the ambitious National Logistics Plan, an inter-ministerial group on logistics will meet on January 12, a top government official said. The National Logistics Plan is aimed at allowing seamless movement of inputs and finished goods across the country.

  • FDI not worth if there is no  technology transfer: Swamy

    New Delhi : Foreign direct investment (FDI) is not worth much unless there is a technology transfer, senior BJP leader Subramanian Swamy said. He said foreign investment contributes only 2 per cent to India’s investments and unless accompanied by technological transformation, it is not of much use for the economy.

  • India to sign pact with UK on illegal migrants

    New Delhi : India will sign an MoU with the United Kingdom to enable the return of illegal Indian migrants within a month of their detection by authorities, an official said on Wednesday.