Free Press Journal
  • Telangana all set to take birth as 29th state

    Hyderabad:  Telangana is all set to be born as the 29th state of India at the stroke of Sunday midnight. Telangana supporters have planned gala celebrations.

  • Dubai beckons movie-makers, offers top class production services

    Dubai:  Pocket friendly, state-of-the-art Dubai Studio City and world-class infrastructure – all this and more is turning Dubai into a favourite destination among Indian filmmakers and others. Discounts, soft incentives and flexible rules are on offer, says an official, but adds that one thing that can’t be allowed is nudity.

  • ‘India’s women are key drivers of social change through TV’

    New York: Women are the key drivers of positive social change in India through television, according to the executive behind one of the most profoundly influential shows in India, Satyamev Jayate or “Truth Alone Prevails”.

  • Amma Canteens chain to be expanded in Tamil Nadu

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Sunday announced the setting up of 360 new Amma Canteens – subsidised food outlets – across the state taking total number to 654 outlets.

  • Masked men attack Pakistani daily Jang’s editor

    Islamabad: Unidentified masked men attacked resident editor of the Pakistani daily Jang and left him injured near Western Ford Colony in Multan, media reported Sunday.

  • Myanmar to launch first stock exchange in 2015

    Yangon :  Myanmar will launch its first stock exchange by October 2015 and its stock exchange will be operated by the Myanmar Economic Bank in partnership with Japan’s Tokyo Stock Exchange and Daiwa Securities Group, finance minister said Sunday.

  • Himachal central varsity VC offers to resign

    Shimla:  Furqan Qamar, vice chancellor of the Central University of Himachal Pradesh, has sought the consent of President Pranab Mukherjee to relieve him from his post, university officials said Sunday.

  • US soldier freed by Taliban in Afghanistan

    Washington:  A US soldier held by the Taliban in their custody for nearly five years in Afghanistan was released Saturday in a deal which included freeing five Afghan detainees in exchange, authorities here said.

  • Depressed businessman congratulates Modi in suicide note

    New Delhi: Congratulating Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his suicide note, a 50-year-old businessman hanged himself from the ceiling fan in his house here, police said Saturday. The cause was said to be depression over family discord.

  • rahul gandhi

    Now Congress’ Rajasthan legislator attacks Rahul

    New Delhi: In another attack on Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi following the party’s debacle in the Lok Sabha election, a party legislator in Rajasthan Saturday called him “MD of Congress circus”.

  • Kunal Ghosh

    Suspended Trinamool MP Ghosh alleges police harassment

    Kolkata: Suspended Trinamool Congress MP Kunal Ghosh, now behind bars for his alleged complicity in the Saradha scam, Saturday accused the West Bengal Police of harassing him and bringing fresh cases against him despite the CBI taking over the probe in the matter.

  • Narendra Modi

    Modi axes all GOMs, EGOMs for fast decisions, accountability

    New Delhi: Doing away with one of the relics of coalition politics, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday abolished all 30 ministerial groups to ensure that his colleagues heading various portfolios take faster decisions with more accountability.

  • Raj Thackeray projects himself as CM candidate in Maharashtra

    Mumbai: Undaunted by the political drubbing in the recent Lok Sabha elections, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray projected himself as a chief minister for the ensuing assembly elections in Maharashtra.

  • Kings charged up for the Knight(s)

    Bangalore :  Storming into an Indian Premier League (IPL) final for the first time, Kings XI Punjab are all charged up to take on Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) at the Chinnaswamy Stadium here today.

  • Raj projects himself as CM

    Announces decision to make his electoral debut in assembly polls