Free Press Journal
  • Rahul Gandhi

    Cong defends Rahul for not taking up ‘onerous’ job of Oppn leader

    New Delhi: Rahul Gandhi has the responsibility of reinventing and reviving the Congress, the party said today as it defended him for not taking up the “onerous task” of heading the party in the Lok Sabha for which he had come under attack.

  • Argentina’s Demichelis cuts off hair for World Cup

    Buenos Aires: Argentine Martin Demichelis kept his promise to cut off his shoulder-length hair after being selected into the 23-man national team for the Brazil World Cup.

  • Computers

    HP to launch PC-as-service in second half of 2014

    New Delhi: Following the success of pay-per use software, computer maker Hewlett-Packard is all set to revolutionise the computing devices market by bringing in PC-as-a-service model in the second half of this year.

  • Prices Of Gold And Silver Rise On Global Cues

    Gold remains lacklustre amid weak demand

    Mumbai: Gold prices fell further at the domestic bullion market here today due to reduced offtake by jewellery stockists and poor local buying interest amid continued uncertainties overseas.

  • Indian airports now amongst world’s best service providers

    New Delhi: New Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) and Mumbai’s Chatrapati Shivaji International Airport (CSIA) have found place in the top five of the best service quality providers in the world.

  • Scientist wins grant for green condoms from Gates Foundation

    Thiruvananthapuram: A scientist working at an Indian health major has won a USD 100,000-grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation for developing next-generation condoms using polyester raw material as an eco-friendly alternative to conventional prophylactics.

  • Get drenched in style this monsoon

    New Delhi: With the monsoon season going to knock at doors soon, it’s time to give an innovative touch to your rainwear clothing with funky colours and trendy designs.

  • RJD national gen sec M A A Fatmi quits, slams Lalu

    Darbhanga(Bihar): The RJD received a big jolt today when its National General Secretary M A A Fatmi quit the party after spitting venom against party President Lalu Prasad.

  • Husband, mother-in-law get 8 yrs jail in dowry death case

    New Delhi: A man along with his mother has been sentenced to eight years in jail by a Delhi court for the cruel treatment meted out to his wife for dowry which led to her death within three years of their marriage.

  • Maharashtra state government scheme helped 4.52 school girls

    Mumbai: The State Economic Survey report for 2013-14, tabled in the Maharashtra state legislature today said that 4.52 lakh girls benefited from a Maharashtra state government scheme to reduce the dropout rate of girls studying in primary schools in 2012-13.

  • Online railway bookings reach 13.25 mn in April: IAMAI

    New Delhi: Online railway ticket bookings grew over three-fold (rpt) three-fold to reach 13.25 million and air ticket bookings also doubled to 1.78 million in April 2014, indicating that people are increasingly adopting the digital medium for travel planning.