Free Press Journal
  • ArcelorMittal plans to rebid for Essar Steel

    New Delhi : ArcelorMittal, whose bid for Essar Steel was rejected by lenders, on Friday said it plans to re-bid for the debt-laden firm undergoing insolvency proceedings.

  • CIC tells MHA to publish criminal records against IPS officers

    Lucknow : The Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) to publish data on criminal cases against Indian Police Service (IPS) officers, an RTI activist said on Friday.

  • Oz junks work visa plan used largely by Indians

    Melbourne : Australia has abolished its popular employer-sponsored 457 visa programme, widely used by Indians, replacing it with new stringent programme that requires higher English-language proficiency and job skills.

  • Hamilton dominates

    Melbourne : World champion Lewis Hamilton took up where he left off last season with the fastest lap times in opening practice for the Australian Formula One Grand Prix.

  • Rocha named as JSW Energy COO

    NEW DELHI: JSW Energy on Friday said it has appointed Sergio Luiz Pegoraro Rocha Chief Operating Officer to drive its the Electric Vehicles (EV) business.

  • Can’t probe Kalburgi’s murder, NIA tells SC

    New Delhi : The Supreme Court on Friday asked the Centre and Karnataka to respond to a petition by Umadevi Mallinath Kalburgi, the widow of rationalist MM Kalburgi, seeking a SIT probe into his murder.

  • Chandrayaan-2 launch postponed to October: ISRO

    Chennai: The launch of India’s second lunar mission ‘Chandrayaan-2’, slated for next month, has been postponed to October as the experts have suggested some tests, the ISRO said today.

  • Sonia Gandhi falls ill in Shimla, taken to Delhi

    Shimla : UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi, who had come here to inspect her daughter Priyanka Gandhi Vadra’s under-construction house at Chharabra, 15 km from here, complained of restlessness last midnight, following which she was taken to Delhi.

  • JNU protest turns violent

    NEW DELHI: Police on Friday used water-cannon guns and batons to stop a march to Parliament by Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) students and teachers, demanding the arrest of a professor accused of sexual harassment and protesting the privatisation of education and compulsory attendance rules.

  • India gets its first sign language dictionary

    New Delhi : Country’s first-of-its-kind dictionary, which aims to bring uniformity in sign languages used by hearing and speech impaired people across the nation, was released on Thursday.