Free Press Journal
  • Ukraine military chopper shot down near Slovyansk

    Donetsk: A Ukrainian military helicopter was shot down by rebels today over Slovyansk amid heavy fighting around the insurgent-held city in eastern Ukraine.

  • Singapore PM launches defamation suit against blogger

    Singapore: Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong today filed a defamation suit against a blogger who accused him of misusing public funds, setting the stage for the first court case of its kind in Singapore.

  • Article 370: AIP’s Rashid calls for spl House session

    Srinagar: Awami Ittehad Party president Sheikh Abdul Rashid today called for a special session of the Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly to pass a resolution demanding complete restoration of the autonomy which the state enjoys under Article 370 of the Constitution of India.

  • Will deal with outstanding issues: Modi tells Chinese PM

    Beijing: Describing China as a “priority” in India’s foreign policy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today told Premier Li Keqiang that he was keen on working closely with the Chinese leadership to deal with any outstanding issues in bilateral ties.

  • Prakash Javadekar

    Javadekar promises fast clearances to infrastructure projects

    New Delhi:New Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar today promised to ensure “fast clearances” to infrastructure projects in a transparent manner and launched a process for transparent environmental clearance.

  • RSS not an economic fundamentalist: Ram Madhav

    New Delhi: The RSS is “not an economic fundamentalist”, senior sangh leader Ram Madhav said today making it clear that the Narendra Modi government is free to take decisions for the good of the country including on FDI.

  • Class XII CBSE results: Girls outshine boys

    New Delhi: Girls have fared much better than boys in this year’s CBSE class XII examinations, where the overall pass percentage stood at 82.66 per cent.

  • Kuwait may no longer see women in bikinis anymore

    Dubai: A parliamentary committee in Kuwait has endorsed a proposal to ban women’s “nudity” in public places and hotel corridors, which could lead to banning of women’s bathing suits in the country.

  • Can Modi govt clear the cloud over commodity futures mkt?

    MUMBAI – A decade into its evolution, India’s commodity futures market finds itself at a crossroad, with a slew of recent developments leading to loss of confidence among market players and resulting in a continuous downtrend in volumes.

  • Sensex slips 322 points; IT stocks fall

    Mumbai: A benchmark index of Indian equities markets Thursday closed 321.94 points, or 1.31 percent, down as IT stocks plunged.

  • akhilesh yadav

    Will continue to pull up lax officials: UP CM

    Lucknow: Defending recent action against administrative officers in the state, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav today said that his government would continue to crack the whip on laxness by officers.