Free Press Journal
  • 200 Indians to return from Iraq Saturday night

    New Delhi: Two hundred Indians from Iraq will return Saturday night by an Iraqi Airways special chartered flight from Najaf to Delhi, external affairs ministry spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin said.

  • N Chandrababu Naidu

    Naidu orders relief for wall collapse victims

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu Sunday directed officials to send a team to Tamil Nadu where a wall collapse killed 11 construction workers from the state.

  • Special investigation team to probe Chennai building collapse

    Chennai: With major political parties demanding a CBI probe into the multi-storeyed building collapse that killed 61 people here, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Sunday announced that a special investigation team (SIT) will conduct the probe.

  • Argentina beat Belgium to reach World Cup semis

    Brasilia: Argentina reached the semifinals of the FIFA World Cup, for the first time in 24 years, after a hard fought 1-0 win over Belgium at the Estadio Nacional de Brasilia here Saturday.

  • Ireland’s Eamon Gilmore resigns as deputy prime minister

    Dublin: Ireland’s Deputy Prime Minister Eamon Gilmore Saturday submitted his resignation to Prime Minister Enda Kenny about two month after announcing his resignation as Labour Party leader following his party’s huge losses at the local and European elections.

  • 11 killed in plane crash in Poland

    Warsaw:  Eleven people died in a plane crash Saturday afternoon in Topolow, near Czestochowa, in southern Poland, authorities said.

  • murder

    Bengal college student killed for protesting crime

    Kolkata: A college student’s body, chopped to pieces, was found beside the railway track in West Bengal’s North 24 Parganas district Saturday, police said, with his family and local residents alleging he was murdered for protesting criminal activities in the area.

  • Akhilesh Yadav

    Uttar Pradesh files hit digital button

    Lucknow: In a significant development, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Saturday started “paperless” office in the state government by clearing an IT and electronics department file with a digital signature.

  • Meerut students design three-floor bus

    New Delhi: To help save fuel and ease traffic woes, three enterprising students from Meerut have designed a three-floor bus, which they claim if put to use by the government will help the environment at large.

  • Student killed in Bengal for protesting against crimes

    Kolkata: The body of a college student, chopped to pieces, was found beside the railway track between Duttapukur and Bamongachi stations in West Bengal’s North 24 Parganas district Saturday, police said Saturday.

  • Want to partner India in renewable energy: British minister

    Kolkata: Indian-origin British Energy and Climate Change Minister, Baroness Sandip Verma, Saturday emphasised the her country would aid India to develop its renewable energy sector and suggested it replicate British financial models that boost investment in the green sector.

  • Narendra Modi

    Modi remembers Syama Prasad Mookerjee

    New Delhi:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi here Sunday paid tributes to Syama Prasad Mookerjee, the founder of Bharatiya Jana Sangh, the forerunner of the Bharatiya Janata Party, on his birth anniversary.

  • Be more attentive to disabled in rural areas: Minister

    New Delhi: Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment Thaawar Chand Gehlot Saturday asked state commissioners to be more attentive to people with disabilities in rural areas.

  • M Venkaiah Naidu

    Opposition to raise price rise, govt ready to discuss all issues

    New Delhi: Opposition parties would seek to pin down the NDA government on the issue of price rise during the budget session of parliament beginning Monday as the ruling coalition said that it was prepared to discuss all issues.