Free Press Journal
  • Yashwant Sinha ‘right person’ to be Jharkhand CM: Advani

    Hazaribagh (Jharkhand): BJP veteran L K Advani today backed party leader Yashwant Sinha saying he is the ‘right person’ to be the Chief Minister and suggested that he should leave jail after securing bail to lead the ‘historic agitation’ against power crisis in Jharkhand.

  • CAG raps Meghalaya govt for not controlling acid mine drainage

    Shillong: After a ban imposed by the National Green Tribunal on unscientific rat-hole mining of coal in Meghalaya, the state government has now been rapped by the CAG for not taking effective steps to control acid mine drainage as suggested by the pollution control boards.

  • Raje to meet the public in Jaipur every Wednesday

    Jaipur: Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje will meet the public here on every Wednesday to redress their grievances and complaints, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Rajendra Rathore said today.

  • India-Bangladesh 2nd ODI reduced to 41 overs-a-side

    Mirpur: The second one-dayer between India and Bangladesh has been reduced to 41 overs-a-side game after the Indian innings was halted early by a long rain delay here today.

  • Loew must be satisfied with Germany’s mauling of Portugal

    Berlin: For Joachim Loew it was a perfect day — but not only because his German team was highly impressive winning its first match at the Brazil World Cup against the brilliant counter-attackers Portugal.

  • UK, Ireland offer joint visa to Indian, Chinese tourists

    London: Indian and Chinese tourists will soon be able to travel to the UK and Ireland on a single visa under a “ground-breaking” scheme jointly announced by both countries to boost tourism.

  • Former MP named vice president of Kerala Cong unit

    New Delhi: Former MP N Peethambara Kurup was today appointed as a Vice President of Kerala’s state Congress unit while two youth leaders were named as its general secretaries.

  • Sensex closes 330 points higher

    Mumbai: A benchmark index of Indian equities markets closed Tuesday’s trade 330 points or 1.31 percent up as bank and oil and gas stocks rallied.

  • Maha: Record 88 pc students pass SSC exam; girls fare better

    Pune: A record 88.32 per cent students passed the Secondary School Certificate (SSC/class X) exam held by Maharashtra Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board in March this year, with the girls outnumbering the boys.

  • Sushil Modi

    Sushil Modi urges Centre to remove governors appointed by UPA

    Patna:Amid reports that a number of Governors appointed by the previous UPA government may be removed, senior Bihar BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi today urged the NDA government to take a call on the matter on the basis of precedents and the relevant Supreme Court judgement.

  • Brinda KArat

    Will observe if BJP fulfils its promises: Karat

    Ranchi: The CPI(M) today said the Left would remain vigilant on the functioning of the Narendra Modi government and observe fulfilment of its promises.

  • Coffee

    Now, coffee to fuel your car

    London: Scientists have created a new biofuel to get the cars running using ground coffee, including both caffeinated and decaffeinated forms.

  • C’garh to work for making Sirpur a world heritage site

    Raipur:Chhattisgarh’s Culture and Tourism department has asked its officials to prepare a special action plan for making Sirpur, known for its archaeological importance, a ‘world heritage site’.

  • Guvs’ removal start of saffronisation, dangerous trend: SP

    Lucknow: The Samajwadi Party today slammed the reported move by BJP government to replace some of the Governors appointed during the UPA rule, saying it was start of “saffronisation” of the country which was “dangerous” for democracy.

  • Muslim clerics attend conference on polio eradication in Pak

    Islamabad:Influential Muslim clerics and scholars from across Pakistan and abroad attended a conference here aimed at bringing together the religious leaders and apprise them about the challenges of polio eradication, including mis-information spread in the name of religion.

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    Gold snaps six-day gains, down Rs 130 on global cues

    New Delhi: Snapping its six-day rising streak, gold prices fell by Rs 130 to Rs 27,900 per ten gram in the national capital today on easing demand at higher levels amidst weak trend overseas.