Free Press Journal
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    JD-U nominates Sharad Yadav for Rajya Sabha poll

    Patna:  Ending days of speculation, the Janata Dal-United nominated Monday its national president Sharad Yadav, senior leaders Ghulam Rasool Baliyavi and Pawan Kumar Verma for by-election for three Rajya Sabha seats from Bihar.

  • Odia film actor Anubhav files nomination for RS by-poll

    Bhubaneswar:  Odia film actor Anubhav Mohanty today filed nomination papers as a BJD candidate for the lone Rajya Sabha seat, by-poll of which is scheduled to take place on June 19.

  • Text messages can help smokers quit: study

    Washington: Text messages can give smokers the constant reminders they need to stay focused on quitting and double their chances of kicking the butt, a new study has found.

  • Arun Jaitley

    Jaitley Leader of RS, Azad Leader of Oppn

    New Delhi, Jun 9 (PTI) Finance Minister Arun Jaitley was  today named as the Leader of the House in Rajya Sabha, while Congress veteran Ghulam Nabi Azad was declared the Leader of the Opposition.

  • When Narendra Modi ended Ankita Raina’s travel worries

    New Delhi: He has promised to treat sportspersons at par with soldiers and much before taking over over as Prime Minister, Narendra Modi showed just how serious he is about that vision when he resolved the travel woes of India’s number one singles tennis player, Ankita Raina, in just one meeting.

  • Egypt’s interim cabinet quits

    Cairo: Interim Egyptian Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab Monday submitted his cabinet’s resignation to newly-elected President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi, a media report said.

  • Curbing food prices govt’s top priority: President

    New Delhi: The new government, headed by Narendra Modi, will accord topmost priority to containing food inflation and take tough measures against hoarding and black marketing, President Pranab Mukherjee said today.

  • Govt to encourage FDI to create jobs, assets

    New Delhi: The Narendra Modi-led government today committed to encouraging foreign direct investment (FDI), especially in sectors that create jobs and assets.

  • Pak forces seize wound healing devices from airport attackers

    Karachi: Tehreek-e-Taliban militants, who launched a major assault on Pakistan’s largest airport here, were carrying XStat devices which can heal gunshot wounds within seconds and were aiming for a long siege of the facility, a security official said today.

  • U’khand fake encounter case: 17 cops get life term

    New Delhi: A Delhi court today awarded life imprisonment to 17 Uttarakhand police personnel who were convicted for gunning down a 22-year-old MBA graduate in a fake encounter in a jungle near Dehradun in 2009.

  • supercomputers

    Supercomputer passes Turing test for the first time

    London: A supercomputer programme has passed the Turing Test for the first time in history after it managed to fool 33 per cent of the human judges into thinking that it was a 13-year-old boy.

  • ‘Modi govt for non-adversarial, predictable tax regime’

    New Delhi: With the retrospective taxation issue spooking investors, the Narendra Modi government today committed to making the tax regime non-adversarial and investor friendly, and promised to introduce the GST.

  • BigRock Bags Silver at Goafest 2014

    Picks up its third consecutive award at the Creative Abbys for its quirky cast of Indian businesses

  • Virbhadra now turns to Modi for central indulgence

    Shimla:Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh has now turned to the BJP at the centre for a a special financial package to bail out the state, which is reeling under an ever-swelling wage bill after being “refused” assistance by his own party’s previous Congress government.

  • Ten-member Panel of Chairpersons in LS

    New Delhi: Amid no official word as to when a Deputy Speaker will be in place, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan today announced a ten-member Panel of Chairpersons.

  • Telangana Assembly session begins

    Hyderabad: The maiden session of Telangana Assembly and council began here today with the Protem Speaker administering the oath to new members.

  • Pranab Mukherjee

    Govt to engage with foreign nations to get back black money

    New Delhi:  Expressing India’s determination to deal with the menace of black money, President Pranab Mukherjee today said the Narendra Modi government will engage with foreign countries to bring back the ill-gotten money stashed abroad.