Free Press Journal
  • Kanimozhi

    Kanimozhi says ED chargesheeted her on sketchy material

    New Delhi: DMK MP Kanimozhi today argued in a Delhi court that there was no “iota of evidence” against her regarding the alleged “parking” of Rs 200 crore in Kalaignar TV and Enforcement Directorate (ED) has chargesheeted her only on the basis of “sketchy material”.

  • Flags flown at half-mast in JK for Munde

    Srinagar: The National and the state flags were flown at half-mast in Jammu and Kashmir today as a mark of respect to Union Rural Development Minister Gopinath Munde who died in a road accident this morning.

  • WB Assembly to introduce music as stress buster

    Kolkata: For the first time, soft music will be introduced in the West Bengal Assembly and its premises to remove stress of members who worked under tremendous pressure.

  • Got positive assurance from Modi on demands: Jayalalithaa

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa, who met Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday to raise demands concerning her state, said she had got assurances that whatever was necessary would be done.

  • State funeral to be accorded to Munde tomorrow in Beed

    New Delhi: A state funeral will be accorded to Union Rural Development Minister Gopinath Munde, who died in a road accident here early this morning, at his native Parli in Maharashtra tomorrow.

  • Oman minister calls on Modi

    New Delhi: Oman Foreign Minister Yousuf Bin Alawi Bin Abdullah Tuesday called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and conveyed the greetings of the Sultan of Oman and reaffirmed the importance of ties with India.

  • 18 Indian pilgrims killed, 53 injured in Nepal bus accident

    Kathmandu: At least 18 Indian pilgrims were killed and 53 others injured when an overloaded bus carrying them veered off a mountain road and rolled about 100 meters before plunging into a river in western Nepal, officials said today.

  • global warming

    Over 80 pc citizens of Mumbai feel global warming is real

    Mumbai:  Reeling under an intense heat wave ahead of the monsoon, which is likely to be delayed, over 80 per cent of the city’s 1.2 crore citizens believe that global warming is real, according to an environment survey conducted by The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI).

  • Somnath Temple Trust indicts two staffers for embezzlement

    Ahmedabad: The Somnath Temple Trust, which manages affairs of the famous Lord Shiva shrine in Gujarat, has indicted two of its employees for financial irregularities of over Rs 4 lakh, a senior official said today.

  • kalyan-singh

    President’s Rule needs to be imposed in UP: Kalyan Singh

    Badaun: Senior BJP leader and former Chief Minister Kalyan Singh today said President’s Rule needs to be imposed in Uttar Pradesh, claiming that the state government has lost the moral right to remain in power in the wake of the gang rape and murder of two minor girls.

  • Child trafficking: Panel asks govt to send back kids

    Thiruvananthapuram: With the trafficking of over 500 children from Eastern states to orphanages in Kerala snowballing into a major issue, the state child rights panel today directed the government to send back the children to their home states.

  • I am not here to compete with newcomers: Madhuri

    Mumbai: Bollywood diva Madhuri Dixit says both her recent films ‘Dedh Ishqiya’ and ‘Gulab Gang’ may not have been money-spinners at the box-office but her job is to give her best and not compete with newcomers.

  • Sania-Cara pair bows out of French Open

    Paris: Sania Mirza and Cara Black crashed out of the French Open after being humbled yet again by their nemesis Su-Wei Hsieh and Shuai Peng in the women’s doubles quarterfinals, here today.

  • Sensex BSE

    Sensex at record closing high as RBI cuts SLR

    Mumbai: The BSE benchmark Sensex today jumped by nearly 174 points to end the day at all-time closing high of 24,858.59 as sentiment remained positive after the RBI pleased markets by unlocking about Rs 40,000 crore of banking funds by cutting the statutory liquidity ratio (SLR).