Free Press Journal
  • Nitish Kumar

    Nitish Kumar refuses to withdraw resignation

    Patna: Nitish Kumar Monday refused to withdraw his resignation, following which the JD-U legislature party authorised him to elect a new leader. He quit as chief minister after the party’s abysmal performance in the Lok Sabha polls.

  • Vladimir Putin

    Putin orders Russian troops to withdraw from Ukraine

    Moscow:President Vladimir Putin Monday ordered troops along the Ukrainian border to withdraw and return to their permanent bases in Russia, the Kremlin said in a statement.

  • Modi’s victory signals rise of new India

    The Lok Sabha election results have been surprising and stunning, to say the least. No one expected such a thumping win for the Bhartiya Janata Party in the elections and the way it decimated the Congress.

  • Spider silk may help develop stronger adhesives

    Washington: The super-sticky spider silk may help develop more efficient and stronger commercial and biomedical adhesives that could be used to attach tendons to bones or bind fractures, researchers, including two of Indian-origin, have found.

  • Post LS poll debacle, NC’s core group holds retrospection meet

    Srinagar: Ruling National Conference in Jammu and Kashmir today held a retrospection meeting of the party’s core group here – a first such meet after the Lok Sabha elections in which it recorded its worst performance.

  • Japan says it aims to deepen ties with India under Modi

    Tokyo: Japan today said it will work with the new Indian government to further deepen political and economic ties amid reports here that talks were underway for Narendra Modi to visit the country as Prime Minister.

  • Post LS poll debacle, NCs core group holds retrospection meet

    Srinagar: Ruling National Conference in Jammu and Kashmir today held a retrospection meeting of the party’s core group here – a first such meet after the Lok Sabha elections in which it recorded its worst performance.

  • China hits out at ASEAN for backing Vietnam in SCS conflict

    Beijing: China today lashed out at the ASEAN for backing Vietnam over tensions in the South China Sea sparked by Beijing’s deployment of an oil rig in disputed waters and asked the 10-member grouping to stay neutral to avoid “detrimental” impact on bilateral ties.

  • Sensex BSE

    Sensex ends 200 points up; capital goods zoom

    Mumbai: A benchmark index of Indian equities markets Monday closed around 200 points up on the back of hopes that the new Narendra Modi-led government would take steps to revive the economy.

  • Musharraf’s close aides shield from FIA inquiry

    Islamabad: Close associates and abettors of former Pakistan General Pervez Musharraf, during his reign in the federal cabinet, deterred from giving statements to the enquiry team of Federal Investigation Agency in regard to their role in the 2007 emergency rule by the then-military ruler.

  • Six killed as car falls into gorge

    Gopeshwar: Six persons were killed today when the car they were travelling in fell into a gorge near Karnaprayag in Chamoli district, police said.

  • E-cigarettes help deadly bacteria to thrive

    Washington: E-cigarettes, touted as a healthy alternative to conventional smoking, could increase the virulence of drug-resistant and potentially life-threatening bacteria, while decreasing the ability of human cells to kill these superbugs.

  • rahul gandhi

    CWC members likely to resign; to attack Rahul’s advisors

    New Delhi: Congress Working Committe members could offer their resignation at its meeting today in the wake of the party’s worst-ever performance in the Lok Sabha polls, amid indications that it could witness an attack on advisors of Rahul Gandhi while insulating him from criticism.