Free Press Journal
  • Siddaramaiah

    CM vows to make Karnataka “hunger free” within his 5-year term

    Bangalore: Chief Minister Siddaramaiah today said Congress Government in Karnataka will make it a “hunger free” state within five years of his term in office, apparently laying thrust on the ambitious Re 1 a kg rice scheme ‘Anna Bhagya’.

  • Koirala invites Modi to visit Nepal

    Kathmandu: Prime Minister Sushil Koirala today invited India’s Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi to visit Nepal and expressed hope that bilateral ties between the two neighbours will be further strengthened under his premiership.

  • Modi may have smaller cabinet to keep tight control

    New Delhi: Known for his “iron-fist” governance style, Prime Minister designate Narendra Modi is likely to have a smaller cabinet, which he could then monitor closely, say those aware of his working style.

  • Thai PM meets with senators to discuss crisis

    Bangkok: Thailand’s acting prime minister has met with a group of senators to seek a solution to the
    country’s ongoing political crisis, as anti-government protesters continue to pressure the Cabinet to resign.

  • Aarushi case: Rajesh, Nupur Talwar denied bail by HC

    Allahabad: The Allahabad High Court today denied bail to Rajesh Talwar and Nupur Talwar, who have been awarded life sentence by a CBI court for the murder of their daughter Aarushi and domestic help Hemraj, but ordered speedy hearing on their pleas against the conviction.

  • Chinese ship leaves Vietnam with workers

    Vung Ang (Vietnam): Hundreds of Chinese workers left Vietnam today on a ship chartered by their government after Beijing’s deployment of a large oil rig in a disputed patch of the South China Sea triggered deadly rioting last week.

  • Karnataka CM wishes Modi best of luck

    Bangalore: Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah Monday wished BJP’s prime minister-designate Narendra Modi best of luck in leading the NDA government at the centre.

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    Will befriend Modi; No confrontation with Naidu: TRS

    Hyderabad: TRS would forge a “good and healthy” relationship with the Narendra Modi government and not be confrontationist with the successor state of Andhra Pradesh, but at the same time it will fight for the rights of Telangana, a key party figure said today.

  • Earthquake rattles central Albania

    Tirana: Seismologists say an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.2 has rattled central Albania, causing minor damage to buildings but no injury.

  • Worker in Turkey mine explosion

    Report: high levels of gas ignored at Turkish mine

    Ankara:Turkish news reports say sensors pointed to high levels of toxic gas inside a coal mine days before Turkey’s worst mining disaster, but company officials took no action.

  • IBM creates new class of recyclable polymers

    Washington: Researchers at IBM have created a new family of experimental polymers that could deliver cheaper, lighter, stronger and recyclable materials ideal for electronics, aerospace, airline and automotive industries.