Free Press Journal
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    LoP issue: Sonia holds meeting with party MPs

    New Delhi: A day after making a strong pitch for her party being given the post of Leader of Opposition, Congress President Sonia Gandhi today held a meeting with party MPs in Lok Sabha.

  • Senior US diplomat ‘unwelcome’ by Bahrain

    Dubai: Bahrain has told a senior US diplomat, who has met with representatives of the country’s opposition, that he was “unwelcome” in the kingdom and should “leave immediately.”

  • National Games to boost Kerala’s sports base

    Thiruvananthapuram:  With Kerala gearing up to host its second National Games next year, the state’s sports infrastructure is expected to get over Rs 600 crore as investment.

  • Lee to miss Glasgow Games due to injury

    Kuala Lumpur: Badminton world number one Lee Chong Wei will miss the Glasgow Commonwealth Games due to injury, a report said today.

  • Two killed in road accident in Ghazipur

    Ghazipur:  Two persons, including a Provincial Armed Constabulary jawan, were killed when the motorcycle they were travelling in collided with a jeep in Kasimabad area here, police said today.

  • Another batch of devotees leave for Amarnath

    Jammu:  Amidst tight security, the 12th batch of 2,004 pilgrims today left for the Amarnath cave shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas from here.

  • Sensex scales new high; healthcare stocks gain

    Mumbai: A benchmark index of Indian equities markets hit a new high of 26,190.44 points in the early session Tuesday, surpassing a record high of 26,123.55 points it hit Monday, ahead of the railway budget later in the day.

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    Nifty, Sensex hit life-time highs on Budget hopes

    Mumbai: Continuing their record-breaking spree, markets today hit new record highs with the Nifty breaching the 7,800-level for the first time and the BSE Sensex scaling another peak of 26,190.44 on hopes of growth-oriented measures in the Budget.

  • Poverty, child, maternal deaths high in India: UN report

    United Nations:  India continues to battle poverty, child and maternal deaths, according to a United Nations report on the Millennium Development Goals that said while several key global targets have been met, more sustained effort is needed to cover disparities by the 2015 deadline.

  • Despite worries, beer flows at World Cup arenas

    Rio De Janeiro: It has been a common sight at World Cup games: huge lines of fans buying beer inside stadiums before returning home with stacks of empty souvenir cups in their hands.

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    Van Gaal – Dutch master enjoying his Orange period

    Sao Paulo:  Win or lose tomorrow’s semi-final against Argentina, Netherlands coach Louis van Gaal will leave the World Cup having firmly reinforced his reputation as a master tactician.

  • ‘Dutch Messi’ Robben ready for Argentina

    Sao Paulo:  Former Netherlands coach Bert van Marwijk is betting on Arjen Robben to outshine Lionel Messi as the Netherlands prepare to take on Argentina for a place in the World Cup final tomorrow.

  • Van Persie bids to end knockout-phase hoodoo

    Sao Paulo:  Prior to the Netherland’s World Cup semi-final against Argentina tomorrow, Robin van Persie is still waiting for his first goal in a knockout match at a major international tournament.

  • FIFA dismiss Silva plea, slam leniency claim

    Rio De Janeiro:  FIFA rejected Brazil’s request to allow suspended captain Thiago Silva to face Germany in the World Cup semi-finals and hit back at claims referees had been ordered to take a lenient approach to foul play.

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    Hope my rail budget will meet expectations: Gowda

    New Delhi:  Railway Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda Tuesday said he was ready to present his maiden rail budget for the current fiscal and hoped it would meet people’s expectations.

  • 3-day conference of Medical & Sales representatives concludes

    Ratlam : Three days long conference of the MP and Chhatisgarh Medical and Sales representative Union concluded here Sunday. President of the FMRAI R Vishvanathan expressed concern over the changes in the Labour Laws, which were according to him were supporting to the employer.  State Union president S K Talukdar said that government must come out with a drug policy for the benefit of the common people. Aloke Banerjee urged for the