Free Press Journal
  • Venkaiah Naidu

    Naidu assures AP of spl status, Telangana raises demand too

    Visakhapatnam/Hyderabad:  Union Urban Development Minister and senior BJP leader M Venkaiah Naidu today said the residuary state of Andhra Pradesh would be accorded special category status even as Telangana assembly adopted a resolution seeking identical status.

  • Sushil Modi

    ‘BJP has no interest to destabilise Manjhi government’

    Muzaffarpur (Bihar):  BJP today rubbished Nitish Kumar accusing the party of trying to destabilise the JD(U) government in Bihar and hit back at him for ‘begging’ before Lalu Prasad to ensure his candidates’ victory in the Rajya Sabha by-polls.

  • Court slams Delhi Police IO for “sham” probe in murder case

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police Commissioner  has been directed by a court here to take action against its official for conducting a “sham investigation” and not probing “hate crime” or “honour killing” angle in a murder case in which five men have been acquitted.

  • David Luiz strikes record deal with PSG

    Paris: Amidst World Cup fever, Brazilian star David Luiz has quietly slipped in a record five-year deal with France’s Ligue 1 champions Paris St Germain, moving on from Chelsea to become the world’s most expensive defender.

  • Donate blood regularly to stay healthy: Harsh Vardhan

    New Delhi: People can safeguard themselves against cancer and heart attacks by donating blood regularly, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said at an event here Saturday on the occasion of World Blood Donation Day.

  • Modi dedicates India’s most powerful warship, terms it giant step

    Panaji: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday dedicated to the nation INS Vikramaditya, India’s largest and most powerful aircraft carrier, marking his first visit to a military facility after assuming office last month. He described it as a “giant step in India’s naval prowess”.

  • Steps to be taken against sea erosion

    Mangalore: Officials of the port and fisheries department along with Udupi MLA Pramod Madhawaraj visited areas affected by sea erosion in the Malpe beach in Udupi near here today.

  • FMSA hails PM’s declaration of fair deal about Muslims

    Aligarh: The Forum For Muslim Studies And Analysis, a body of Muslim intellectuals, has in a resolution hailed Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s declaration in the Parliament that the community would be “given a fair deal

  • Jessy misses gold by a whisker at Asian Junior Athletics

    Taipei City: Middle-distance runner, Jessy Joseph missed the gold medal by a whisker as India returned with two silvers and a bronze on the third day of the 16th Asian junior athletics championships here today.

  • Indian delegation in Pak for conference on peace dialogue

    Lahore: A 14-member Indian delegation, including former ministers Mani Shankar Aiyar and Salman Khurshid, is in Pakistan to attend a conference for discussing steps to bolster the Indo-Pak peace dialogue.

  • Dutch trouncing could herald end of an era

    Salvador (Brazil): Spain’s domination of world football, which has seen them win three trophies in the past six years, could be at an end after their hopes of retaining the World Cup took a huge knock when the Netherlands inflicted their worst defeat in 51 years.

  • epilepsy

    Indian-origin scientist discovers novel way to treat epilepsy

    New York, June 14 (IANS) In what could help prevent epilepsy and improve treatment for schizophrenia and other neurological disorders, researchers have now identified a complex network of proteins that contribute to these afflictions.

  • JD(U) demands sub-quota for SCs/STs, OBCs in women’s bill

    New Delhi: JD(U) today joined BJP ally Apna Dal in demanding a sub quota for SCs/STs and OBCs in the proposed 33 per cent reservation for women in Parliament and Assemblies as the issue is back in focus with NDA government pledging to ensure passage of the women reservation bill.

  • US may call football ‘soccer’ but blame British for it!

    London: What the rest of the world calls football, people in the US call soccer.  Now, historians have discovered that the term ‘soccer’ originated in Britain and comes from Association Football.