Free Press Journal
  • SPOT 7

    ISRO planning to launch French satellite SPOT 7 on June 26

    Chennai: ISRO is planning to launch its next rocket PSLV C23 carrying a French remote sensing satellite SPOT 7, along with four others from Sriharikota spaceport on June 26, a senior official said today.

  • India rebuts China’s remark on stapled visas

    New Delhi: India Friday strongly rebutted China’s stand that its giving stapled visas to the people of Arunachal Pradesh was a “goodwill gesture” and said there should be “no discrimination against visa applicants on grounds of domicile or ethnicity”.

  • Telangana to waive crop loans without any riders

    Hyderabad: Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhara Rao Friday made it clear that the government will waive all crop loans of up to Rs.1 lakh without any riders.

  • Brain activity explains why kicking the butt is hard for some

    Washington: Researchers have identified an aspect of brain activity which may help explain why for some cigarette smokers, strategies to aid quitting work well, while for many others no method seems to work.

  • It was an honour to sit beside Madhuri: Maksim Chmerkovskiy

    New Delhi: Ukrainian choreographer Maksim Chmerkovskiy, who will be the fourth judge at the dancing reality show ‘Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa’, says it was a priviledge to share the panel with actress Madhuri Dixit Nene.

  • Sunny’s oomph will benefit ‘Hate Story 2’ feels director

    Mumbai: “Hate Story 2” is already a bold step in terms of content. Now, former adult movie star-turned-Hindi film actress Sunny Leone is set to add extra dose of oomph with her item song “Pink Lips” and the film’s director Vishal Pandya is confident that her presence will help promote the film.

  • Yashwant Sinha

    Jailed Yashwant Sinha sustains minor injuries

    Ranchi: Former central minister and senior BJP leader Yashwant Sinha Friday sustained minor injuries on his head after he fell from a chair in Hazaribagh jail.

  • amit shah

    Amit Shah elected president of GCA

    Ahmedabad: BJP leader Amit Shah was today elected unopposed as the Gujarat Cricket Association (GCA) president, a post that had been left vacant after te resignation of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

  • Playing for pride, India seek revenge against South Korea

    The Hague (Netherlands): Dejected at failing to improve upon their eight-place finish of the last edition, India have a lot at stake in the ninth-position playoff against South Korea in the men’s hockey World Cup here.

  • India becomes permanent member of Washington Accord

    New Delhi: In what promises to be a “major boost” for the country’s technical education and engineering programmes, India Friday became a permanent signatory of the Washington Accord (WA), joining a select group of 17 countries.

  • Goan Ministers will fund their trip to Brazil, says fisheries minister

    Panaji: Goa Minister of Fisheries Avertano Furtado on Friday said that the decision of the six ministers and MLAs heading to Brazil to watch the FIFA World Cup to fund their expenses on their own had been taken due to the criticism levelled against them for going on state funds and added that the ministers did not want to be a burden to the state.

  • Modi’s pics in ‘negative faces’ list: College principal held

    Thrissur(Ker): The principal of a government polytechnic college has been arrested for defaming Prime Minister Narendra Modi by featuring his photo in the college magazine under a list of “negative faces”  with Adolf Hitler, George W Bush, Osama bin Laden and a few others.

  • Course on ‘Naturopathy’ launched

    Thane (Mah): Former Shiv Sena leader in the Thane district Dr Vijay Dhavale here launched a training programme on ‘Naturopathy’ for the youths of Konkan region.