Free Press Journal
  • Prez rule in Andhra Pradesh, assent to Telangana Bill

    New Delhi: The Bill to carve out Telangana today received the assent of President Pranab Mukherjee who also signed the proclamation to impose central rule in Andhra Pradesh.

  • Muzaffarnagar riots: 248 people chargesheeted by SIT so far

    Muzaffarnagar: The Special Investigation Team (SIT), probing the Muzaffarnagar riot cases has so far filed chargesheet against 248 people in connection with the 48 different cases, SIT sources said today.

  • Retrenched workers in Pondy PWD to be reinstated on Mar3:CM

    Puducherry: In a relief to retrenched daily wagers in the Public Works Department, Puducherry  Chief Minister N.Rangasamy today announced that all the 1,311 daily wage paid employees, retrenched from their posts in 2011 in the PWD, would be reinstated on March 3.

  • Pujara and Aaron slog ahead of marquee match against Pakistan

    Mirpur (Bangladesh): Indian batsman Cheteshwar Pujara, who is yet to play a match in the Asia Cup, today practiced hard along with pacer Varun Aaron ahead of the must-win clash against Pakistan even as the other members of the team remained in the team hotel.

  • 10 killed in attack on polio team in Pakistan

    Islamabad: At least nine security personnel and a child were killed Saturday in an attack on a vehicle protecting a polio team in Pakistan’s Khyber tribal region.

  • Gold falls on sustained selling, global cues

    New Delhi,: Gold prices fell by Rs 200 to Rs 31,100 per ten grams in the national capital today on sustained selling by stockists and weak global cues.

  • GM crops akin to killing agriculture with acid: Ramadoss

    Chennai: The centre’s sanction to field trials for around 200 genetically modified (GM) food crops, including paddy and wheat, is equivalent to killing Indian agriculture with acid, PMK founder S. Ramadoss said Saturday.

  • FB post sparks communal tension in Nainital

    Dehradun: Communal tension broke out in Nainital district’s Ramnagar town after pictures hurtful to the religious sentiments of a particular community were uploaded on a social networking site, a senior police official said here.

  • RJD’s Lalu Prasad offers 12 seats to Cong, NCP in Bihar

    NEW DELHI – Rashtriya Janata Dal’s Lalu Prasad has offered 11 seats to the Congress party and one to the Nationalist Congress Party in Bihar for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, the Press Trust of India reported today.

  • Viv Richards statue unveiled in Antigua

    St. John’s (Antigua): Former West Indies cricket captain and Antigua national hero Sir Vivian Richards says he feels privileged to have a statue unveiled in his honour.

  • Khas Aadmi Party opens doors to fraudsters, corrupt

    Lakhimpur Kheri: When all the political parties are out to project themselves as honest and upright, there is one outfit which is looking for the corrupt and fraudsters to join it as members.

  • Sri Lankan family finds mass grave in garden in north

    Colombo: A Sri Lankan family has found the remains of at least nine bodies buried in the garden of their home in the former stronghold of the vanquished LTTE in the north, police said today.

  • Cabinet meet tomorrow; ordinances likely to be considered

    New Delhi: The Union Cabinet will meet here tomorrow where it is likely to take up ordinances related to anti-corruption and rights-related issues whose consideration was deferred yesterday.