Free Press Journal
  • FDI in defence to reduce dependence on imports: Nirmala

    New Delhi: Foreign direct investment in defence sector will help in increasing defence preparedness of the country and at the same time reduce dependence on imports, Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today said.

  • 177 terrorists killed in North Waziristan: Pakistan Army

    Islamabad: Pakistan military Monday said that 177 “terrorists have been killed” in major military operation against the local and foreign militant groups in North Waziristan tribal region over the past two days.

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    Bad days have begun for countrymen: Cong

    New Delhi: Taking potshots at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his remarks that the UPA government left everything empty, Congress today claimed “bad days have begun for the countrymen”, citing a socio-economic survey of Gujarat.

  • INS Sindhurakshak raised on pontoon in Mumbai dockyard

    New Delhi: Ten months after it sank following an explosion killing all 18 personnel on board, the Russian-origin Kilo Class submarine INS Sindhurakshak has been brought out of water and rested on a pontoon in the naval dockyards in Mumbai.

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    Trinamool team to visit Madhya Pradesh, BJP says political gimmick

    Kolkata: A day after West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee threatened to send her MPs on fact-finding missions to BJP-ruled states, the Trinamool Congress Monday announced that five of its parliamentarians would head to Madhya Pradesh where a tribal woman was gang raped.

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    NCP will seek more seats to contest in Maha elections: Pawar

    Mumbai: NCP president Sharad Pawar today said his party would seek more seats to contest in the upcoming Assembly elections in Maharashtra and he will hold discussions with the Congress leadership in Delhi before deciding contours of the seat-sharing formula.

  • Attack on BJP MP: Party workers hold demonstration

    Fatehpur (UP): BJP workers today held a demonstration at District Magistrate’s office here demanding immediate arrest of those involved in the attack on party MP Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti.

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    Strong, prosperous India in the interest of neighbours: Modi

    Thimphu: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today concluded his “extremely successful” first foreign visit since assuming office with a message to Bhutan and other neighbouring countries that a strong and prosperous India was in their interest.

  • China says not perturbed by growing India, Bhutan ties

    Beijing: Playing down its unsuccessful bid to establish diplomatic ties with Bhutan, China today said it is glad to see New Delhi and Thimphu develop their relations further during the just-concluded visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

  • AAP Leader Wants Kejriwal To Change Leadership Track

    NGOs issue: AAP hits out at IB report

    New Delhi: Lashing out at a recent report by the Intellegence Bureau, which alleged that some NGOs are hurting India’s economic security, AAP today said it is nothing but “criminanalisation of dissenting voices” and is being misused by political bosses.

  • Dhruv chopper likely to be deployed on-board INS Vikramaditya

    Panaji: Indigenously-built Dhruv helicopter is likely to be deployed on country’s largest warship Russian-origin aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya for carrying out the role of detecting hostile submarines.

  • Modi should not just speak but act: Congress

    New Delhi: Accusing BJP of adopting double standards on issues of crime against women, Congress today said Prime Minister Narendra Modi should “not just speak but act” by ensuring the resignation of his Union minister Nihalchand Meghwal in connection with a case of alleged rape.

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    College magazine with anti-Modi remarks withdrawn

    Guruvayur (Ker): Faced with legal action and protests from BJP, the Sree Krishna College here today withdrew its campus magazine which contained unsavoury remarks against Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

  • Uma Bharti promises to avert Kedarnath-type tragedy

    New Delhi: Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti Monday announced important measures, including repair of river embankments, to prevent disasters like one that hit Kedarnath in 2013, the ministry said.

  • Costa Rica ready for Italy

    Sao Paulo: Costa Rica began preparing to face Italy after a historic 3-1 win over Uruguay in their FIFA World Cup opener last Saturday.

  • Rai wins another silver, maiden medal for Ayonika

    New Delhi: Continuing his good run of form, pistol shooter Jitu Rai today clinched a silver medal in the ISSF World Cup in Maribor, Slovenia, after Ayonika Paul bagged her maiden international medal as a senior shooter by settling for a bronze in the 10m air rifle event.

  • ‘Shaheen The Camel’ turns soothsayer for World Cup

    Dubai: ‘Paul the Octopus’ successfully predicted the outcome of matches in the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa, then ‘Shaheen the Camel’ has taken on the mantle of a booming animal oracle this time around in Brazil.