Free Press Journal
  • Oldest woman to be head of the household in ration cards

    Itanagar: The Arunachal Pradesh government has issued a notification regarding new ration cards in which the oldest woman of a family would be considered the head in place of its male members.

  • US opens new chapter with Modi’s India

    Washington:  After shunning him for over a decade, US is warming up to Narendra Modi with a fresh invitation to visit Washington and recalling its envoy headed home four days before he becomes India’s new prime minister.

  • Eight killed in road mishap

    Ranchi:  Eight persons were killed and four injured when a vehicle rammed into an overcrowded autorickshaw in which they were travelling on Ranchi-Gumla road under Bero police station, police said today.

  • Chinese pandas arrive in Malaysia after delay over MH370

    Kuala Lumpur:  Malaysia welcomed a pair of pandas from China today, after a month’s delay caused by tensions over the Malaysian airliner which disappeared in March with mostly Chinese passengers aboard.

  • Patnaik: From reluctant inheritor to four-time CM

    Bhubaneswar:  Once considered a political novice and a reluctant inheritor of Biju Patnaik’s mantle in 1997, Naveen Patnaik has turned master strategist to become Odisha Chief Minister for the fourth consecutive time.

  • Fire engulfs vegetable market in Patiala

    Patiala (Punjab): A raging fire charred shops and inflicted huge losses upon traders as it engulfed a wholesale vegetable market in Patiala on Wednesday.

  • Arvind Kejriwal

    AAP seeks fresh mandate in Delhi

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday said that the party will not be holding a referendum as the chances of forming a government in Delhi are negligible and added that the party wants fresh elections to be held in the capital.

  • Mentally-challenged woman kills elderly father

    Thane: An 82-year-old man was allegedly thrashed to death by his mentally challenged daughter in Dombivali town in the district, police said today.

  • Militants set ablaze three trucks in Jharkhand

    Lohardaga: Three trucks were set on fire by suspected activists of People’s Liberation Front of India (PLFI) in Jharkhand’s Lohardaga district, the police said today.

  • Rajiv Gandhi

    Modi pays homage to Rajiv Gandhi on Twitter

    New Delhi:  BJP leader and prime minister designate Narendra Modi Wednesday paid homage to late prime minister Rajiv Gandhi on his 23rd death anniversary in a message on social networking web site twitter.

  • Fire at Shastri Bhawan in Delhi

    New Delhi:  A fire broke out Wednesday morning on the seventh floor of Delhi’s Shastri Bhawan that houses some union ministeries, an official said.

  • Prachanda congratulates Rajnath for BJP’s stunning victory

    Kathmandu:  Unified CPN-Maoist chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal, also known as Prachanda, has congratulated BJP president Rajnath Singh for his party’s stunning victory in the recently concluded Lok Sabha elections.

  • Girl gangraped, two booked

    Thane (Maha):  A 22-year-old girl was allegedly gangraped by two persons in Ghoteghar village in Shahapur taluka in the district, police said today.

  • TN to give six lakh goats free to poor in 2014-15

    Chennai: The ruling AIADMK government in Tamil Nadu is all set to distribute six lakh goats to 1.5 lakh rural poor in the state during 2014-15 and Rs 198.25 crore has been sanctioned for its procurement.