Free Press Journal
  • Presbyterian Church opposes relaxation of prohibition

    Aizawl: Mizoram Synod of the Presbyterian Church of India, the largest church in the state, today protested the recent proposal of the state government to relax prohibition in the state.

  • UP Govt officer killed in accident

    Fatehpur: A senior Uttar Pradesh Government officer and his driver were killed when the jeep they were travelling in rammed into a stationary truck here this morning.

  • Myanmar, Unicef to collect data on child labour

    Yangon: The Myanmar government and the UN Children’s Fund (Unicef) are planning to collect data on child labour as part of a four-year plan for elimination of child labour in the country, Myanmar’s ministry of labour, employment and social security said Wednesday.

  • Sack Goa minister, says Congress; no dress ban, says another minister

    Panaji: As the Congress called for expelling Goa’s PWD Minister Sudin Dhavalikar who demanded a ban on women wearing mini-skirts to night clubs and bikinis to beaches, Tourism Minister Dilip Parulekar Wednesday said these dresses cannot be banned.

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    Mamata trying to shield Tapas Pal: Siddharth Nath Singh

    Kolkata: Accsuing West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee of trying to shield Tapas Pal, who has made controversial remarks, senior BJP leader Siddharth Nath Singh said only an apology was of no use and he should be made to quit as Trinamool Congress MP.

  • Ghosal seeded fourth, Pallikal sixth for Glasgow CWG

    New Delhi: India’s leading squash players Saurav Ghosal and Dipika Pallikal have been seeded fourth and sixth respectively for the singles competition at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games beginning July 23.

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    Housing for all by 2022 a top priority of government: Naidu

    New Delhi: Providing housing for all by 2022 is a top priority of the government which is exploring all financial models to go ahead with the ambitious scheme, Urban Development and Housing Minister Venkaiah Naidu today said.

  • Haj operations of MIA

    Mangalore:The first phase of the proposed Haj operations from the Mangalore International Airport will start from August 27 and end on September 1, this year.

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    Rawat congratulates people for Food Security Scheme

    Dehradun: Congratulating people on the implementation of Food Security Scheme in the state, Chief Minister Harish Rawat said Uttarakhand is one of the first states in the country where the scheme has been implemented.

  • Seven die of Swine Flu in Udupi

    Mangalore: A total of 40 cases of H1N1 (Swine Flu) were reported of which seven persons had died so far in Udupi district this year, a district health official said.

  • Meghalaya Governor takes additional charge of Nagaland

    Kohima: Meghalaya Governor Krishan Kant Paul  today took over the additional charge as the 18th governor of Nagaland following the resignation of Ashwani Kumar from the post on June 25 last.

  • Bihar Assembly adjourned amid BJP protests

    Patna: Amid protests by BJP MLAs over non-acceptance of their adjournment motions over law and order situation in the state, Speaker Uday Narayan Chaudhary adjourned the proceedings of the Bihar Legislative Assembly till 2 PM today.

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    Jaitley agrees to integrated package for border areas

    Itanagar: Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has agreed to an integrated package to usher in holistic development in the border areas of Arunachal Pradesh, an official release said here today.

  • Japan PM says military shift of historic significance

    Tokyo: Japan’s prime minister has likened the relaxation of strict rules on the country’s military to the seismic shift of the Meiji Restoration — a moment widely understood as the birth of the modern nation — a report said.

  • Modi to visit Jammu and Kashmir amid row over Article 370

    Srinagar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Jammu and Kashmir Friday is seen as a tough political call as it comes in the wake of a raging row over a demand for revoking Article 370 of the constitution that gives special status to the state.

  • Centre may resume coal mining at Namchik-Namphuk

    Itanagar: The Centre has assured Arunachal Pradesh of resumption in coal mining at Namchik-Namphuk coalfield in the  troubled Changlang district which was suspended since May 10, 2012.