Free Press Journal
  • Raghuram Rajan

    RBI policy review Tuesday likely to hold rates

    New Delhi:   The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is likely to keep rates unchanged when it reviews its monetary policy Tuesday, its first exercise after the installation of the new union government.

  • Narendra Modi

    Modi to thank activists at BJP HQ

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet BJP activists employed at the party headquarters here Sunday evening to thank them for helping the BJP to win the Lok Sabha election.

  • prakash javdekar

    All eyes on minister Javadekar over Western Ghats report

    Thiruvananthapuram: People of Kerala are eagerly waiting to see what decision union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar takes on reports prepared by the Madhav Gadgil and K. Kasturirangan panels on how to conserve the Western Ghats.

  • Quake hits Philippines

    Hong Kong: An earthquake measuring 5.3 on the Richter scale hit Philippines Saturday evening, the US Geological Survey said.

  • Toll from cholera outbreak in South Sudan reaches 27: UN

    Nairobi:  The number of people dying of cholera outbreak has reached 27 in South Sudanese capital of Juba with suspected cases turning more than double from 395 cases last week to 892, the UN humanitarian agency said Saturday.

  • Chuck Hagel

    US seeks transformational cooperation with India: Hagel

    Singapore: US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel Saturday said he is planning to visit India later this year to drive “transformational cooperation” with the country which is playing an “active role” in strengthening security in Asia.

  • Help Assam overcome power crisis: State minister to centre

    Guwahati: Assam Power Minister Pradyut Bordoloi Sunday asked the BJP-led central government to restore the state’s power supply as before May 26, and appealed to union minister Sarbananda Sonowal, from Assam, to follow up on the issue.

  • Four killed as nor’wester strikes Odisha

    Bhubaneswar: Four people, including a woman and a six-year-old boy, were killed while two other people went missing in weather-related incidents in Odisha early Sunday, police said.

  • Mumbai-Pune Deccan Queen link turns 85

    Mumbai:  Decades before the country’s first expressway connected Mumbai and Pune, a prestigious train, Deccan Queen, was the prime link to the two cities – India’s commercial capital and the educational capital of what was then Bombay state.

  • Delhi Metro completes another tunnel

    New Delhi: The Delhi Metro Sunday completed a 925-metre long tunnel in the national capital as part of its Phase III expansion plan, officials said.

  • Elephant electrocuted in West Bengal

    Siliguri:  An elephant was electrocuted when it ventured into a maize field at Singhimari in northern West Bengal Sunday, forest officials said.

  • Anurag Kashyap co-hosts India premiere of ‘The World…’

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap joined hands with Women in Film and Television (WIFT) India to host the premiere of the documentary film “The World Before Her” directed by India-born Canadian filmmaker Nisha Pahuja here.

  • Mamta Banerjee

    Take action against attackers or face consequences, BJP tells Mamata

    Kolkata: Describing the attacks on its party activists allegedly by West Bengal’s ruling Trinamool Congress as “acts of terror”, the BJP Saturday warned the Mamata Banerjee government to take action against the perpetrators or face consequences.

  • No friends in the industry, says Sonakshi Sinha

    Mumbai:  Sonakshi Sinha is a well-known actress in Bollywood, but she says she doesn’t have any friends in the industry as she has not worked with actresses.

  • Jayalalithaa

    Diesel price hike disappoints people: Jayalalithaa

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Sunday said people who expected progress with the change of government at the Centre are disappointed after the 50 paise hike in diesel prices.

  • Vidarbha farmers

    Vidarbha farmers plan ‘Chai Pe Charcha – Aur Chinta’

    Nagpur: Three months after Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched “Chai Pe Charcha” (Discussion over Tea) from a Maharashtra village as part of his protracted election campaign, farmers of Vidarbha will now ring a reminder to highlight their issues.

  • LeT commander killed in Kashmir gunfight

    Srinagar:  A commander of the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) outfit was Sunday killed in a gun battle with security forces in Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said.

  • Four killed as nor’wester strikes Odisha

    Bhubaneswar: Four people, including a woman and a six-year-old boy, were killed while two other people went missing in weather-related incidents in Odisha early Sunday, police said.