Free Press Journal
  • ​Australia plans to sell USD 117 billion in assets

    Canberra: Australia plans to raise up to USD 117 billion from sales of state assets, the finance minister said today, as the government tries to bridge a gaping budget deficit.

  • Two minor girls abducted, raped

    Sambhal (UP): Two minor girls were allegedly abducted and raped in Dhanari area here, police said today.

  • Muzaffarnagar riots accused bail plea dismissed

    Muzaffarnagar: A local court has rejected the bail plea of an accused arrested for allegedly looting house of a Muzaffarnagar riots victim during clashes last year.

  • Eva Mendes with Ryan Gosling

    Eva Mendes denies Ryan Gosling break-up rumors

    Washington: Eva Mendes has rebuffed rumors that she and her boyfriend Ryan Gosling have ended their relationship after two years of dating.

  • Lok Sabha adjourned till noon

    New Delhi: The Lok Sabha was adjourned till noon Thursday following protests over the proposed formation of Telangana.

  • Sachin Tendulkar

    Maha govt to felicitate Sachin after Lok Sabha polls

    Mumbai: The felicitation ceremony, which the Maharashtra government has been planning to honour retired batting legend Sachin Tendulkar, may take another three months, according to a senior state minister.

  • Obama’s state dinner for Manmohan Singh was most expensive

    Washington: State dinners don’t come cheap. The White House spent over $1.55 million on the first five dinners on President Barack Obama’s watch with the one for Indian Prime Minister being the most expensive of them all.

  • Nancy Powell meeting with Narendra Modi

    US opens channel of communication with Modi

    Gandhinagar: Ending a nine-year boycott after the 2002 Gujarat riots, the US today opened a channel of communication with its envoy Nancy Powell meeting BJP’s prime ministerial nominee Narendra Modi here.

  • 29 TN fishermen arrested by Lankan Navy

    Rameswaram (TN): Sri Lankan Naval personnel today arrested 29 fishermen from Mandapam and Rameswaram when they were fishing near Neduntheevu in the Palk Strait.

  • Monk, boy killed in southern Thailand

    Hat Yai (Thailand): Four people, including a Buddhist monk and a boy, were killed and six others were injured in an attack in Thailand’s violence-plagued south today, police said.

  • Nancy Powell meets Modi

    US ambassador meets Modi

    Gandhinagar: US Ambassador Nancy Powell Thursday met Gujarat Chief Minister and BJP prime ministerial nominee Narendra Modi in the state capital here.

  • India desperate for last-gasp win against New Zealand

    Wellington: Their morale dented after losing the opener, India would be desperate to end their disastrous tour on a positive note when they take on a sprightly New Zealand in the second and final Test starting here tomorrow.

  • Swanky bus terminal to be inaugurated tomorrow

    Vadodara: An international-standard bus terminal, which has redrawn the architectural landscape of the city, will be inaugurated by Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi tomorrow.

  • US envoy Nancy Powell meets Modi in Gandhinagar

    Gandhinagar : US Ambassador to India, Nancy Powell met Gujarat Chief Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi here on Thursday.

  • Kejriwal govt. to table Jan Lokpal Bill in Delhi Assembly today

    New Delhi: The Arvind Kejriwal government has declared that it will table the Jan Lokpal Bill in the Delhi assembly today, ignoring Union Law Ministry’s view that the Centre’s prior approval is required.

  • AP bandh over Telangana Bill in LS paralyses normal life

    Hyderabad: Normal life was thrown out of gear in coastal Andhra and Rayalaseema regions of Andhra Pradesh due to a bandh called against the Centre’s move to table the Telangana Bill in Parliament today.