Free Press Journal
  • 13 killed as storm hits Uttar Pradesh

    Lucknow:  As many as 13 people were killed and several injured in a storm that hit eastern parts of Uttar Pradesh late Sunday, officials said.

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    Sharif to leave for India to attend Modi’s swearing-in

    Islamabad:  Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will toady leave for India to attend the oath taking ceremony of Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi, becoming the first ever Pakistani leader to do so.

  • Akhilesh Yadav and Mulayam Singh

    Akhilesh, Mulayam to attend Modi’s swearing-in

    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh will attend the swearing-in ceremony of Prime Minister designate Narendra Modi, an official said.

  • Narendra Modi leaves Vajpayee’s residence

    New Delhi: Narendra Modi has left the residence of former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee, where he arrived early this morning to seek blessings before his oath-taking ceremony.

  • Special prayers held for Modi in Varanasi

    Varanasi: Special prayers were held in Varanasi for Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi on Monday before his swearing-in as the 15th prime minister of India.

  • Modi pays tribute to Mahatma Gandhi, meets Vajpayee

    New Delhi: Ahead of his swearing-in, Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi Monday paid homage to Mahatma Gandhi and visited former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee at his residence here.

  • Narendra Modi With Rajnikanth

    Rajnikanth not to attend Modi swearing-in ceremony

    Chennai:  Tamil superstar Rajnikanth, who had been invited to attend the swearing-in ceremony of Narendra Modi today, will not attend the function, sources close to the actor said.

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    Unprecedented security for Modi’s swearing-in ceremony

    New Delhi: Unprecedented ground-to-air security cover on par with the Republic Day has reportedly been put in place for the swearing-in ceremony of BJP leader Narendra Modi as India’s 15th Prime Minister.

  • Narendra Modi at Rajghat

    Modi pays homage to Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat

    New Delhi: Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi paid floral tribute to Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi at his memorial Rajghat early on Monday morning.

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    Nawaz Sharif should be given a chance: Sanjay Raut

    New Delhi: Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on Monday said that Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi’s meeting with Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif is important as Sharif should be given a chance and both the countries need to try to find peace.

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    Narendra Modi visits Rajghat

    New Delhi: Ahead of being sworn in as India’s 15th Prime Minister, Narendra Modi today visited Rajghat and paid homage to Mahatma Gandhi.

  • List of ministers of Modi Govt likely to be communicated on Monday morning

    New Delhi: The list of ministers who are likely to be a part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s first Cabinet, is likely to be conveyed to Rashtrapati Bhavan only on Monday morning, as hectic parleys were still on at Gujarat Bhawan on whom to include and not to include.

  • Pakistan, Sri Lanka release Indian fishermen ahead of PM swearing-in

    Mumbai: Pakistan today freed 151 Indian fishermen, while Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa ordered the release of all detained Indian fishermen on the eve of the swearing-in ceremony of Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi.

  • US ready to work with Ukraine’s new president: Obama

    Washington: The US looks forward to working with the next president and the new parliament of Ukraine to support the country’s efforts to enact important reforms, US President Barack Obama said Sunday.

  • Obama lands in Afghanistan on surprise visit

    Bagram Air Base (Afghanistan): President Barack Obama today promised a decision on post-2014 troop
    numbers in Afghanistan “fairly shortly”, after swooping out of the night sky on a surprise visit to soldiers fighting the last battles of America’s longest war.

  • ‘God will judge’ Jaruzelski, says Lech Walesa

    Gdansk (Poland): General Wojciech Jaruzelski, Poland’s last communist leader who died today, was an “intelligent man” who had to make difficult choices, his former adversary Lech Walesa said.