Free Press Journal
  • 7 Race Course Road all set to welcome new PM

    New Delhi: 7 Race Course Road, the official residence of the Prime Minister of India, is getting a fresh coat of paint, while the already manicured lawns are being given a fresh roll and the expansive complex is getting a bright new look with lots of flowers to welcome its new occupant –Narendra Modi.

  • N Chandrababu Naidu

    Naidu seeks resource mobilisation report for funds

    Hyderabad: Noting that the new government of Andhra Pradesh would start with a heavy deficit budget, Chief Minister-to-be N Chandrababu Naidu today asked top bureaucrats of the state to study the various avenues for resource mobilisation and prepare a comprehensive plan.

  • Sharad Pawar

    Pawar seeks more Assembly seats for NCP in Maha

    Mumbai: NCP chief Sharad Pawar today said his party should get more seats to contest in the Assembly elections in Maharashtra as the position of ally Congress has weakened in the state, as evident from the Lok Sabha results.

  • Barclays fined 26m pounds over gold price failings: regulator

    London: Scandal-hit Barclays has been fined more than 26 million pounds after a former trader at the bank was accused of trying to manipulate the price of gold, Britain’s financial regulator said today.

  • Soundarya R. Ashwin

    Soundarya happy about bringing pride to women

    New Delhi: Soundarya R. Ashwin, whose debut directorial “Kochadaiiyaan” happens to be the country’s first photo-realistic performance capture entertainer, says gender is no longer an issue – neither within nor outside the entertainment space. She is proud that she brought in new technology in the nation’s filmmaking industry.

  • New smartphone app to help locate missing kids in Aus

    Melbourne: A smartphone application which can help track down missing kids faster by providing crucial information, such as their photos and dates of birth, immediately to cops has been launched in Australia.

  • Thai military summons former premier, other leaders after coup

    Bangkok: Thailand’s military junta today tightened its grip on the politically unstable nation, summoning the entire ousted cabinet, including former premier Yingluck Shinawatra to a meeting to restore peace and order, a day after it staged a coup.

  • UN imposes sanctions against Boko Haram

    London: The UN Security Council has imposed sanctions against Nigerian Islamist militant group Boko Haram, which had abducted over 200 schoolgirls April 14 and has terrorised the country.

  • Modi condemns Herat attack; closely monitoring the situation

    New Delhi: Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi today talked to Afghan President Hamid Karzai over the attack on the Indian Consulate in Herat province and was assured that everything will be done to protect the Indian missions in Afghanistan.

  • New Zealand’s kiwi no Australian immigrant, but African

    Wellington: New Zealanders were relieved Friday when new DNA research ruled out a connection between their iconic kiwi and birds native to rival Australia – but instead threw up an even bigger surprise as to the origins of the national mascot.

  • Jitan Ram Manjhi

    Manjhi wins trust vote

    Patna: The three-day-old Jitan Ram Manjhi government in Bihar today won the trust vote in the state Assembly amid walkout by opposition BJP.

  • Ram Kripal slams RJD support to Bihar govt

    New Delhi: BJP leader Ram Kripal Yadav today slammed RJD’s support to the JD(U) government in Bihar, saying both have come together for “selfish” reasons and the alliance was “immoral”.

  • Junior paddlers leave for Slovak and Polish Open

    New Delhi: An eight-member team of Indian paddlers left for the Slovak Open Global Junior Circuit table tennis championship that starts in Senec Friday.