Free Press Journal
  • NCP wants stable, decisive govt

    New Delhi: Expecting BJP to emerge as the single largest party, key UPA ally NCP today said the country should have a “stable” government which will “decisively govern” for the next five years.

  • Congress councillor gives CBI documents on Saradha scam

    Kolkata: Prakash Upadhyay, a Congress councillor who has questioned the role of the civic corporation as well as mayor Sovon Chatterjee in the Saradha case, Tuesday met officials of the CBI which is probing the multi-crore rupee scandal.

  • Kenyan coast drug haul: Agencies looking for Gujarat man

    New Delhi: A manhunt has been launched for a person hailing from Gujarat as part of a multi-agency probe in connection with seizure of an estimated 1,000 kg of drugs from an Indian dhow off the Kenyan coast last month by international maritime authorities.

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    Kochadaiyaan release delayed only due to technical reasons

    Chennai: Makers of ‘Superstar’ Rajnikanth’s much-awaited ‘Kochadaiyaan’ today made it clear that the film’s release was being delayed due to technical reasons only and assured that the multi-lingual film will hit the screens on May 23 as announced last week.

  • PMO V. Narayanaswamy

    Narayanasamy dismisses exit poll projections

    Kumbakonam (TN): Dismissing exit poll projections Union Minister V Narayanasamy today claimed that UPA will form the government at the Centre under the leadership of Rahul Gandhi.

  • VK Singh questions govt decision to appoint next army chief

    New Delhi: Former Army Chief Gen V K Singh today questioned the government’s decision to go ahead with appointing Lt Gen Dalbir Singh Suhag as the next chief and said it would create “uncalled for controversy”.

  • Eyeing presidency, Jindal addresses Christian conservatives

    New York: Louisiana’s Indian-American governor Bobby Jindal referred to himself as an “evangelical Catholic” while addressing Christian conservatives and shared his story of conversion from Hinduism, a move seen by many as an effort to garner support for a presidency bid in 2016.

  • Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaih

    Siddaramaiah govt has not taken off, says BJP

    Bangalore: Slamming the performance of the Siddaramaiah government on completion of one year in office, BJP today called it “a withdrawal government” and said it has not even taken off.

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    Natural molecule to treat diabetes discovered

    Toronto: Scientists have discovered that a natural molecule, a derivative of omega-3 fatty acids, could be used to treat insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes.

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    Congress will perform better than what exit polls say: Jairam

    New Delhi:  A day after exit polls said the ruling Congress Party at the centre is headed for a rout, Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh said on Tuesday that his party will do far better than what the exit polls are predicting.

  • Rajasthan Royals elect to bat against Super Kings

    Ranchi: Rajasthan Royals captain Shane Watson won the toss and elected to bat against Chennai Super Kings in an Indian Premier League (IPL) match at the JSCA International Stadium Complex here Tuesday.

  • PMO staff give Manmohan Singh standing ovation

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh was given a standing ovation by his staff at South Block during a farewell they hosted for him Tuesday, a day after the general elections ended. It also saw some moist eyes.

  • Baghdad bombs against Shiites kill 25

    Baghdad: A spate of rush hour bombs, mostly targeting Shiite-majority areas of Baghdad, killed 25 people today in the first major series of attacks to hit the capital since elections last month.

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    BJP leaders hold meetings

    New Delhi: Top BJP leaders have been engaged in consultations with each other over the post-poll situation in the wake of exit polls projections that the party-led NDA may form the government.

  • Will not leave Amethi: Vishwas

    Amethi (UP): Aam Aadmi Party leader and party nominee from Amethi Lok Sabha seat Kumar Vishwas today said he will not leave the constituency whether he wins or loses the election.

  • Airtel Ties Up With Tigo, Zantel For Mobile Money Transfer

    Bharti raises nearly USD 2 bn in dual currency bond sale

    Mumbai: India’s biggest telecom firm Bharti Airtel today raised about USD 2 billion in a dual currency international bond sale, saying it is the largest debt issuance by a domestic firm till date.