Free Press Journal
  • Narendra Modi in Punjab

    Congress mired in corruption, says Narendra Modi

    Abohar (Punjab):  Accusing the Congress of being involved in umpteen corruption scandals, BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi Sunday said that it was strange that the party was now showing concern about something it had failed to control in the past 10 years.

  • Nepal analysing effects of India’s interim budget

    Kathmandu:Nepal’s finance ministry has started studying the positive and negative effects on its economy of India’s interim budget that granted huge subsidies to the agriculture sector and slashed taxes on exports.

  • Seaplane services to be launched from Mumbai

    Mumbai: Commercial seaplane services will commence between Mumbai and Lonavala’s Aamby Valley hill station from Feb 24, with the 100-km-long flight taking 25-28 minutes, or one-fourth of the time taken by road, an official said.

  • China overtakes India as top gold consumer

    Beijing: China overtook India as the world’s largest gold consumer for the first time in 2013, according to official data made public Sunday.

  • India and Israel bond with technology, innovation

    New Delhi: India will showcase its technology capabilities in Israel in May as relations between the two countries are getting redefined with enhanced cooperation based on innovation in high-tech, IT, biomed, energy and cyber security.

  • Bihar to become a multi-media hub

    Patna:After announcing an IT city, the Bihar government now plans to turn the state into a multi-media hub.

  • Even affluent families skipping vaccination

    New York: To health experts’ dismay, many parents who decide against vaccinating their children are not only from poor or marginalised communities but from well-off families too.

  • Now dead will come alive on Facebook

    New York: Social networking site Facebook has decided to retain the profiles of deceased people with the same settings as when they were alive.

  • Women prefer men who speak sense

    Toronto: Be silent, use fewer and shorter words and speak cohesively. New research says women don’t see men who remain silent as aloof or mysterious but masculine.

  • Solar plant at Delhi Metro station

    New Delhi: In a bid to cut down power cost, Delhi Metro said Sunday it will soon install a rooftop solar power plant at the Dwarka Sector 21 station.

  • India now has 814 million voters

    New Delhi: India’s electoral size has grown 34.45 percent from 1998 to reach a whopping 814.5 million now, an official statement said Sunday.

  • Ukraine in power vacuum after president ousted

    Kiev: Dramatic changes were witnessed in Ukraine as parliament ousted President Viktor Yanukovich after more than three months of violent protests and released his arch rival Yulia Tymoshenko.