Free Press Journal
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    Defeat doesn’t mean political work has stopped: Sonia

    New Delhi: In a bid to keep high the morale of Congress leaders who had unsuccessfully contested the Lok Sabha elections, party President Sonia Gandhi has asked them to continue to work in their constituencies, saying defeat “does not mean that one’s political work has come to a standstill”.

  • Ceasefire violation: Omar questions timing

    Jammu: Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today questioned the timing of ceasefire violation along the LoC a day ahead of Defence Minister Arun Jaitley’s visit to Jammu and Kashmir and appealed for maintaining truce along Indo-Pak border.

  • Clash of styles as Japan meet Ivory Coast

    Recife (Brazil): Japan’s technicians must try to outfox a powerful Ivory Coast as the Asian and African powerhouses meet in a clash of styles here today.

  • Suarez doubt dominates Uruguay preparation

    Fortaleza (Brazil): Uruguay will give star striker Luis Suarez every chance to prove his fitness less than a month after having knee surgery ahead of their World Cup opener with Costa Rica in Fortaleza today. The Premier League Player of the Year had an operation to repair damage to the meniscus in his left knee on May 22, but has remained steadfast in his determination to feature in Brazil.

  • England, Italy braced for rumble in jungle

    Manaus (Brazil): Cloying humidity and a parched pitch will add to the sense of danger when England and Italy launch their World Cup campaigns in the steamy Amazon jungle city of Manaus today. With South American champions Uruguay also lurking in Group D, along with Costa Rica, both Roy Hodgson’s England and Cesare Prandelli’s Italy approach the game knowing they can scarcely afford to lose if they are to reach the last

  • Harish Rawat

    Never claimed Valley was clear of bodies, says U’khand CM

    Dehradun:  After videos of skeletal remains of last year’s flash flood victims lying unclaimed in an area on way to Kedarnath was aired by a TV channel, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat today said his government had never claimed the Valley has been cleared of bodies.

  • RInfra justifies Metro fare in HC; says it’s based on cost

    Mumbai: Anil Ambani-led Reliance Infrastructure today justified in the Bombay High Court its decision to charge fares in the range of Rs 10-40 for various destinations for the Mumbai Metro route connecting Versova and Andheri  in the west to Ghatkopar in the East.

  • Under-fire Goa govt nixes MLAs’ Brazil trip

    Panaji: Facing a relentless opposition assault over “wasteful expenditure”, the Goa government today cancelled a state-funded trip of six legislators, including three ministers, to Brazil to watch the football World Cup that would have cost the exchequer Rs 89 lakh.

  • Constitute a committee to investigate 1984 riots: Badal to PM

    New Delhi: Punjab Chief Minister Prakash Singh Badal on friday demanded the setting up of a special committee to investigate the 1984 riots during his meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi here today.

  • Bhilai gas leak: President, PM assure assistance

    New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday assured all necessary assistance to Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh and to the kin of the deceased in the gas leak accident at the Bhilai Steel Plant that claimed six lives, an official statement said.

  • Three dead, 14 injured in fire

    Kolkata: Three persons, including a 3-year-old boy, were killed and 14 others injured when a leaking LPG cylinder exploded after catching fire at a house at Tiljala in Park Circus area here today.

  • Narayan Rane

    Maratha may be declared backward caste and given quota next week

    Mumbai: The Congress-NCP alliance government in Maharashtra is likely to announce its decision on the proposal of a cabinet sub-committee for 20 per cent reservation for Marathas in government jobs and educational institutions, after June 20.

  • Brazil vs Croatia - FIFA World Cup 2014

    Brazil recover from own goal shock, beat Croatia in WC opener

    Sao Paulo: Five-time champions Brazil brushed aside the embarrassment of opening the football World Cup with an own goal to defeat a resolute Croatia 3-1 and set the ball rolling in the biggest sporting spectacle on earth here.

  • Centre may hike Tax exemption limit Rs 5 lakh

    In what could probably become one of the landmark reforms by the Narendra Modi government, sources tell CNN-IBN that the Centre is likely to increase the Income Tax slab limit for exemption from Rs 2 lakh to Rs 5 lakh.