Free Press Journal
  • Railway budget: Passengers want better services, security

    New Delhi: Ahead of the first railway budget by the Narendra Modi government being presented today, passengers across the nation are expecting better services that are easy on the pocket.

  • Zuniga escapes punishment over Neymar tackle

    Belo Horizonte (Brazil):  Colombia defender Juan Camilo Zuniga has escaped punishment for a tackle that forced Neymar out of the World Cup with a fractured vertebra.

  • Goa-based hospitality institute ties up with Ireland’s DIT

    Panaji: Goa-based V M Salgaocar Institute of International Hospitality Education (VMSIIHE) today announced its academic collaboration with Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT), Ireland, for their courses in the state.

  • Minor girl killed in celebratory firing

    Hathras: An 8-year-old girl was killed allegedly in celebratory firing during a marriage procession here, police said today.

  • Railway budget highlights 2

    New Delhi:  Receipts in 2014-15 estimated at Rs.164,374 crore, expenditure at Rs.149,176 crore

  • 16 killed in Afghan suicide bombing

    Kabul: At least 16 people, including four NATO soldiers, were killed and eight injured Tuesday in a suicide bombing attack in Afghanistan’s Parwan province, an official said.

  • Railways-linked stocks rise

    Mumbai:  Stocks of companies associated with the railways rose Tuesday as Railway Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda started to present his maiden railway budget to the Lok Sabha.

  • Loew laments Neymar’s absence in semi-final

    Belo Horizonte (Brazil): Germany coach Joachim Loew has lamented the absence of Brazil star Neymar from their World Cup semi-final here Tuesday.

  • Highlights of Railway Budget for 2014-15

    New Delhi:  Following are highlights of the regular Railway Budget for 2014-15 (Apr-Mar), presented by Railway Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda in
    Parliament today:

  • German firm bags wastewater treatment project in Punjab

    Dubai:   Passavant Energy & Environment, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Drake & Scull International (DSI) PJSC of Germany, has signed two contracts for a combined value  of USD 28 million (103 million dirhams) for the construction and operation of two wastewater treatment plants in Punjab, the company has said.

  • We are ready to cope without Neymar: Scolari

    Belo Horizonte (Brazil):  Luiz Felipe Scolari has insisted Brazil is physically and mentally prepared to overcome Germany in the World Cup semi-final despite the absence of injured star striker Neymar.

  • Obama, Hollande call on Putin to pressure Ukraine rebels

    Paris:  France and the United States have urged Russian President Vladimir Putin to pressure pro-Moscow rebels in eastern Ukraine to agree a dialogue on reaching a ceasefire with Kiev.

  • Missing Thai girl found dead, raped

    Bangkok:  The body of a 13-year-old girl who went missing on Sunday from a train in Thailand was found Tuesday.

  • Rape

    Woman raped by brother-in-law in Thane

    Thane:  A woman was allegedly raped by her older brother-in-law repeatedly in Bhayander here as she was unable to return the money lent by him two years ago for a surgery, police said today.

  • US will deport child migrants

    Washington: Most of the unaccompanied kids attempting to enter the United States through the southern border are unlikely to qualify for humanitarian relief and will be deported, the White House has said.

  • Two killed, two injured in Assam road mishap

    Rangiya (Assam): Two persons were killed and two others injured when a speeding truck and a car collided in Assam’s Kamrup (Rural) district today, police said.