Free Press Journal
  • Nariman declines to be in selection process for Lokpal posts

    New Delhi: Eminent jurist Fali Nariman has refused to be part of the process to select the names for various posts of Lokpal, saying he fears that the multi- layered procedure could overlook the most competent, independent and courageous persons.

  • Taliban not serious about talks: Sartaj Aziz

    Islamabad: Pakistan’s targeted military action against militants in Waziristan will be beneficial in the long run as the Taliban are not serious about peace talks, Advisor to Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs and National Security Sartaj Aziz said today.

  • New software helps improve your web search

    Berlin: Researchers have developed a new software that makes your web search easier by resolving the ambiguity of names within texts automatically.

  • Poverty, unemployment big problems of Mizoram, says CM

    Aizawl: Admitting that poverty and unemployment were two big problems of the state, Mizoram Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla today sought funds from the Finance Commission to take up poverty alleviation schemes on a wider scale.

  • Govt notifies rules for CSR activities

    New Delhi,: The government today notified much-awaited rules for corporate social responsibility (CSR) that has in its ambit a wide range of activities including livelihood enhancement projects and steps for the benefit of armed forces veterans.

  • Two killed in UAE military plane crash

    Dubai: A pilot and a co-pilot of a trainer aircraft of the United Arab Emirates Air Force were killed today when it crashed during a routine training flight.

  • NPCI appoints FIME for RuPay certification

    Mumbai: National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) today appointed FIME, an advanced testing and certification provider, for certification of card payment scheme – RuPay.

  • Minor girl raped by neighbour

    Dehradun:A 10-year-old girl was allegedly raped by her neighbour in Kaliyar village of Roorkee, in the second such incident in Haridwar district in the last four days, police said today.

  • Nitish refuses to take support of BJP for March 2 bandh

    Patna: CPI, CPI(M) and Samajwadi Party have pledged support to the ‘Bihar bandh’ on March 2, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said today, but refused to enter into any “give and take” with BJP.

  • Hyderabad revenues will go to Telangana

    Hyderabad: Union Minister for Rural Development Jairam Ramesh Thursday said the revenues from Hyderabad would go to Telangana state after bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh formally takes effect.

  • Leaders from UP, MP, Gujarat join AIADMK

    Chennai: Signalling its pan-India expansion, members of various parties from Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat today joined ruling AIADMK in the presence of party supremo and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa.

  • Meira Kumar calls for uniform education system

    Gaya: Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar today called for a uniform education system for all so that children of poor and downtrodden sections of the society could compete with the best talents in the country.

  • Mahatma Gandhi’s grandson to fight against Sandeep Dikshit

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party Thursday announced its second list of candidates for Lok Sabha elections, deciding to pit Raj Mohan Gandhi, the grandson of Mahatma Gandhi, against sitting Congress parliamentarian Sandeep Dikshit.