Free Press Journal
  • Learn to rule; shuffling officers won’t help: Amarinder to CM

    Chandigarh: In a jibe at Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal, Congress leader and his predecessor on the job, Amarinder Singh today said that he should better learn to govern as merely shuffling officers was not going to make any difference.

  • Sonakshi Sinha

    I’d love to do sports film: Sonakshi Sinha

    New Delhi: Actress Sonakshi Sinha, mostly seen as the traditional Indian girl on the screen, will be seen as a boxer in a sequence in A.R. Murugadoss’ forthcoming directorial “Holiday: A Soldier is Never Off Duty”. She says “personality wise, the role is closest to me as possible”.

  • GAIL defers FY15 pipeline projects; to focus on city gas network

    Mumbai: With GAIL (India) Ltd’s core business of natural gas pipelines under threat due to low utilisation, domestic gas shortage and expansion hurdles, the company is shifting focus to boosting last-mile connectivity to provide linkage for city gas distribution and compressed natural gas distribution outlets.

  • Afghan police officer killed in twin blasts

    Kabul: A police officer was killed and two others were injured Thursday in twin explosions in Afghanistan’s Kandahar city, a security official said.

  • District achieves target of free distribution of milch cows

    Coimbatore: Coimbatore has achieved its entire year-wise target in the free distribution of milch cows and goat/sheep scheme started by Tamil Nadu government in 2011, as part of uplifting the economic status of poor women folk in the State.

  • Pb Govt plans to install rain water harvesting systems in homes, offices

    Chandigarh: In a bid to prevent water wastage, Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today directed state administration to launch campaigns for ensuring its conservation by installing Rain Water Harvesting systems in all new residential houses constructed in the state.

  • Section of Cong workers in TN want TNCC chief to step down

    Chennai: Blaming Congress’ state leadership for its rout in the April 24 Lok Sabha polls, a section of party members, including losing candidates like Karti P Chidambaram and K S Alagiri, today sought the resignation of TNCC president B S Gnanadesikan.

  • Sisi headed for big wins in Egypt’s presidential election

    Cairo: Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, the retired Field Marshall who toppled Egypt’s Islamist president Mohamed Morsi last year, was today heading for a landslide victory, bagging 96.2 per cent of total vote with most of the ballots counted.

  • ANALYSIS: What’s in a name – it’s modified govt all the way

    New Delhi: Backed by a motley troupe of just 45 ministers, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has set the wheels of the new National Democratic Alliance government rolling. Going by the tall promises made, one would have expected a star-studded council peppered with media-friendly professionals.

  • KCCI condemns arrest of Amway MD

    Kochi: Kerala Chamber of Commerce and Industry has condemned the arrest of Bill Pinckney, Managing Director of Amway India, by Andhra Pradesh police in Kurnool.