Free Press Journal
  • Three-day National Conf on Sanskrit in Thane from tomorrow

    Thane: Around 40 renowned Sanskrit scholars from all over India will participate in a three-day meet here starting tomorrow to deliberate on the present state of the ancient language and measures to preserve it.

  • Haryana power discoms say sufficient power available

    Chandigarh: The power distribution companies of Haryana have arranged 10,600 MW of power, over 20 per cent more than the projected energy demand for the June-September period.

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    George Clooney’s company moving into TV

    Washington: George Clooney and Grant Heslov’s company Smokehouse Pictures, which was behind best picture Oscar winner Argo, is making a move in television with an overall deal at Sony Pictures TV, it has been revealed.

  • YSR Congress calls for improved rescue teams in Mandi

    Mandi: YSR Congress MP Y.V. Subba Reddy on Tuesday said that the Himachal Pradesh Government should improve the rescue teams searching for the 24 students who were washed away by a flash flood on the Beas River in Mandi in Himachal Pradesh.

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    Gujarat CM meets President

    New Delhi: Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel today called on President Pranab Mukherjee here.

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    Sensex hits new record high, pares gain on profit-booking

    Mumbai: In volatile trade, the benchmark Sensex today came off new life-time high of 25,711.11 hit in morning trade but managed to end with a slim 3.48-point rise at a fresh closing peak of 25,583.69 helped by rise in IT and pharma shares.

  • Nagaland complains of delays in sanction of schemes

     Kohima: Nagaland Chief Minister T R Zeliang has apprised the Union Minister of State for DoNER General (retd) V K Singh of the long delays in the sanction of retained schemes under Non Lapsable Central Pool of Resources (NLCPR).

  • BJP leader shot dead in Meerapur

    Lucknow: District BJP leader Om Veer Singh was shot dead Tuesday in Muzaffarnagar by unidentified bike-borne assailants, police said. He was vice president of the Panchayat Prakoshth and a retired army officer.

  • Pak Fed minister says foreign, local elements involved in terror attacks

    Islamabad: Following the recent assault by terrorists on Karachi airport that killed at least 29 people including militants, Pakistan’s Federal Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan accused foreign as well as local elements for the attacks.

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    Another terror attack near Karachi airport, militants flee

    Karachi: Heavily-armed gunmen mounted a brazen attack near the Karachi international airport, within a day of a terror siege there that ended in a toll of 30, media reported. The militants later fled from the targetted Airport Security Force (ASF) Academy’s camp after a brief gun battle, Dawn Online reported.

  • AIPMT upper age limit challenged; HC seeks Centre, MCI replies

    New Delhi:  The Delhi High Court has sought responses of the Centre, Medical Council of India (MCI) and CBSE on a plea against the upper age limit of 25 years for appearing in the All India Pre-Medical Entrance Test (AIPMT).

  • Bhutan preparing to welcome Modi

    Thimphu:Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s decision to choose Bhutan for his first foreign visit has been hailed here as historic and authorities are leaving no stone unturned to welcome him to further cement the already strong bilateral ties.