Free Press Journal
  • Grit and determination of 46 nurses helped: Chandy

    Thiruvananthapuram: The grit and determination of the 46 nurses helped in their evacuation from Iraq, said Chief Minister Oommen Chandy as he called for providing higher education and jobs in the state so that there is no need to go abroad.

  • President’s advisor is Senegal’s new PM

    Dakar: Senegal President Macky Sall’s advisor Mohamed Dionne was named the new prime minister, two days after Prime Minister Aminata Toure was sacked, media reported Monday.

  • Amend if you want your stamp on Cos Act: Pilot

    New Delhi: Amid rising clamour for changes in the new companies law, former Corporate Affairs Minister Sachin Pilot has said that the new government is entitled to make revisions to put its own “stamp”, but it would be wrong to say that stakeholders were not consulted for the Act.

  • Rajnath Singh

    Rajnath seeks upgradation of rail service for Lucknow

    Lucknow: Ahead of the rail budget, union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has spoken to Railway Minister D.V. Sadanand Gowda about service upgradation of railways in Lucknow – his constituency, sources said here Monday.

  • Six die in Vietnam helicopter crash

    Hanoi: At least six people were killed Monday when a military helicopter crashed near Vietnam’s capital city of Hanoi.

  • 41 Lankans illegally trying to enter Australia sent back

    Melbourne: Forty one Sri Lankans, including four Tamils, attempting to enter Australia illegally by boat last month as part of a maritime people smuggling venture, have been handed over to Sri Lankan authorities, officials here said today.

  • Three killed in mishap

    Badaun (UP): Three persons were killed and 40 others injured when a bus carrying a marriage party overturned in Ujhani area, police said here today.

  • Kutcher, Kunis wear Indian Attire at friend’s wedding

    Los Angeles: Ashton Kutcher and pregnant fiancee Mila Kunis were dressed in traditional Indian attire at a friend’s wedding at the Borgo Egnazia Resort in Savelletri di Fasano, Italy.

  • Angel Di Maria

    Di Maria ruled out of World Cup semifinals

    Belo Horizonte (Brazil): Argentina midfielder Angel Di Maria has been ruled out of the World Cup semifinal against the Netherlands with a thigh injury while striker Sergio Aguero has been declared fit to play after recovering from a similar problem.

  • Venkaiah Naidu

    Leader of opposition issue not raised in meet: Naidu

    New Delhi: Parliamentary Affairs Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu Monday said that the issue of leader of opposition was not raised in the all party meet held before the budget session of the new government.

  • Apex court gets three new judges

    New Delhi: Justice Arun Mishra, Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel, and senior advocate Rohinton Nariman Monday became judges of the Supreme Court. They were administered the oath of the office by Chief Justice R.M. Lodha.

  • Fishermen protest arrests of their colleagues by SL

    Rameswaram: Tamil Nadu Coastal Area Fishermen’s Association and the Fishermen’s Association today decided to boycott fishing activities indefenitely from July 21 to protest against continuous arrest and attack on fishemen by the Sri lankan navalmen.

  • Customs official accused of rape in Lucknow

    Lucknow:  A customs official was accused of rape by a domestic help in Uttar Pradesh’s capital and a case has been registered against him, police said Monday.

  • Jayalalithaa

    Jayalalithaa seeks decisive action on fishermen’s issue

    Chennai:  Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa hoped the Centre under Prime Minister Narendra Modi would take an “early and decisive action” to resolve the issue of Sri Lankan naval attacks on the Indian fishermen.

  • Guj:Domestic violence cases rise,conviction rate goes downhill

    Ahmedabad:  The number of domestic violence cases in Gujarat rose by 1154 to 7812 in 2013 with the conviction rate of just 2.30 per cent which is far below the national average in this category, according to the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB).

  • All change as physical Brazil tackle German guile

    Belo Horizonte (Brazil):  As Brazil and Germany prepare to do battle in their World Cup semi-final here tomorrow, old stereotypes of both countries’ football philosophies are being rewritten.