Free Press Journal
  • Abu Dhabi fund, GIC vie for stake in Reliance Home Fin

    New Delhi : No-frills airline SpiceJet will launch its dedicated air cargo services from September 18. The carrier, which is working on ambitious business plans, on Monday said it would operate the cargo services under the brand name ‘SpiceXpress’ and has a detailed plan for domestic as well as international routes. SpiceJet would be the first schedule domestic airline to start dedicated air cargo services in India.

  • UK judge orders Blue Star papers to be made public

    London : A UK judge has ordered the declassification of documents that are expected to shed further light on Britain’s involvement in Operation Blue Star in 1984, dismissing the British government’s argument that the move could damage diplomatic ties with India.Judge Murray Shanks, who presided over a three-day hearing of the First Tier Tribunal (Information Rights) in London in March, ruled on Monday that a majority of the files relating to the

  • Operation Blue Star anniversary: Security tightened in Golden temple

    Amritsar (Punjab): The security has been beefed up outside Golden Temple in Amritsar in the wake of 34th anniversary of Operation Blue Star on Wednesday. Five Rapid Action Force companies and several companies of paramilitary forces have been deployed across the city to maintain law and order.

  • Kathua rape, Unnao rape, lynching, crime

    12-year-old raped in Amritsar, youth booked

    Amritsar: A 12-year-old girl was allegedly raped for the past several days by a youth, who used to live as a tenant in her grandmother’s house here, the police said today.

  • Paddy Missing: Over 2.50 lakh bags of paddy worth Rs 32 crore missing from Amritsar rice mill

    Chandigarh: Over 2.50 lakh bags of paddy worth Rs 32 crore were found to be missing from a rice mill in Amritsar during an inquiry by Punjab’s Food and Civil Supplies Department, a senior official said today. Besides writing to the higher authorities for vigilance probe, the department has also placed 12 officials including Amritsar district food and supplies controller (DFSC) under suspension for alleged dereliction of duty.

  • Mortal remains of 38 of 39 Indians killed in Iraq brought back

    Amritsar : The mortal remains of 38 of the 39 Indians killed in war-torn Iraq were brought back on Monday in a special aircraft and handed over to their relatives or local authorities in Amritsar, Kolkata and Patna.

  • mumbai, renowned logistic company, hindustan packers and movers, breach of trust, amritsar, fir, crime

    Mumbai: Renowned logistic company booked for breach of trust

    Mumbai: A senior citizen woman registered complaint against a renowned logistic company ‘Hindustan Packers and Movers’ after it failed to deliver her car which she had booked to be delivered in Amritsar. The MIDC police have registered First Information Report (FIR) against Sanjay Sharma – who claims to be the manager of logistic company – on Saturday, said zonal Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Navinchandra Reddy.

  • Arjun Kapoor and Parineeti Chopra say Namastey England, see pics of first day shoot in Amritsar

    Arjun Kapoor and Parineeti Chopra are reuniting for Vipul Shah’s ‘Namastey England’. After taking much-needed break post completing ‘Sandeep Aur Pinky Faraar’, the duo has kick started their third film together. The first schedule has begun in the beautiful Amritsar. Parineeti Chopra shared the first image of the clapboard on the first day of shoot in Amritsar. Parineeti took to Instagram and captioned the picture as,

  • Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh to meet Justin Trudeau in Amritsar

    Chandigarh: Ending long-standing uncertainty and speculation, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh said on Monday he would discuss business as well as people to people ties with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in Amritsar on February 21, officials said.

  • Never go anywhere uninvited, says ‘miffed’ Sidhu

    Chandigarh : Annoyed at being ignored by the Congress leadership in the selection of Mayoral candidates in Amritsar, Punjab Cabinet Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu on Tuesday stayed away from the election of the Amritsar Mayor.

  • Bengal inch closer to quarter-final berth with innings win over Punjab

    Amritsar : Rookie medium pacer Ishan Porel grabbed his maiden five-wicket haul as Bengal inched closer towards quarter-final with an emphatic innings and 19 run win over Punjab in a Ranji Trophy group D encounter, on Sunday.