Free Press Journal
  • Anandiben Patel

    Anandiben Patel to be new CM of Gujarat

    Gandhinagar: Gujarat Revenue Minister Anandiben Patel was today elected leader of the BJP Legislature Party Leader, who will succeed PM-designate Narendra Modi as Chief Minister of the state.

  • No country should dominate Asia: Chinese president

    Shanghai: Chinese President Xi Jinping Wednesday called for cooperation in development and security in Asia, adding that “no country should dominate” the continent.

  • Xi Jinping

    Xi for “zero tolerance” against terrorism

    Beijing: Calling on Asian countries to build a new “sustainable” and “durable” security cooperation structure, Chinese President Xi Jinping today pledged “zero tolerance” for terrorism, separatism and extremism in the region.

  • Pak supports terrorist groups, says former US official

    Washington: Pakistan supports groups that carry out terrorists activities, a former US counter-terrorism official has said, citing the close linkage it has with outfits like LeT that carried out the Mumbai terror attacks.

  • Heat wave likely to hit Bengal’s fish, agriculture harvest

    Kolkata: Warm ocean currents in the Pacific are vastly affecting the weather in West Bengal. With the forecast of delayed monsoon along with dry spells and high temperatures, this would most likely impact the fish harvest and agriculture, experts said Wednesday.

  • Aegis expands Malaysia ops; adds 600 people in Kuala Lampur

    New Delhi: Aegis, the business process management arm of Essar Group, has increased headcount at its Kuala Lampur centre by 60 per cent to 1,600 people, driven by strong demand across verticals such as telecom, banking and travel.

  • New lithium battery to make air travel safer?

    Washington: In view of the increasing concerns about the fire risks that lithium batteries pose to aircraft passengers, researchers have developed a new technology that promises safer batteries in the future.

  • Arvind Kejriwal

    Kejriwal sent to judicial custody

    New Delhi: Former Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal was Wednesday sent to two-day judicial custody by a court after he refused to furnish a personal bail bond in a defamation case filed by BJP leader Nitin Gadkari.

  • South Korean ferry tragedy toll rises to 288

    Seoul: The toll in the April 16 South Korean ferry tragedy Wednesday rose to 288 with one more body recovered from the sunken ship earlier in the day, the disaster response centre said.

  • Build Ram temple in Ayodhya, Congress’ Waghela tells Modi

    Gandhinagar: Leader of the Opposition in the Gujarat Assembly, Shankarsinh Waghela today asked PM-elect Narendra Modi to build a Ram temple at Ayodhya within the constitutional framework now that the BJP has got an absolute majority, in a statement that could embarrass the Congress.

  • Blast kills one in Afghanistan

    Kabul: One person was killed and 10 others were injured in a bomb blast in the northwestern Afghanistan province of Faryab Wednesday, a police spokesman said.

  • Small things to decide Champions League final

    Madrid: The forthcoming Champions League football final Saturday between Atletico and Real Madrid promises to be a tight, even and possibly ugly, affair if previous encounters between the two sides this season are anything to go by.