Free Press Journal
  • Malaga signs Rosales

    Malaga (Spain): Spanish football club Malaga have secured the services of Venezuelan right back Roberto Rosales for three seasons.

  • Seven more killed in Israeli onslaught on Gaza, toll hits 76

    Gaza: At least seven Palestinian civilians – three women and four children – were killed early Thursday when Israeli rockets hit their home in Khan Younes, bringing to 76 the toll since Israel launched Operation Protective Edge to prevent rocket attacks from the Gaza Strip.

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    Budget neglects Bihar, says chief minister

    Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi and senior JD-U leader Nitish Kumar Thursday said the NDA government’s first budget disappointed Bihar as it neglected the needs of the state.

  • For quality learning, India to get more IITs, IIMs

    New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Thursday said the country needs a large number of “world class” centres of higher learning, and announced the setting up of five new IITs and IIMs.

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    Delhi gets Rs.700 crore for water, power

    New Delhi: The Narendra Modi government Thursday allocated Rs.700 crore to Delhi for improvement of its supply of water and power. Of the total sum, Rs.500 crore has been earmarked for water sector.

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    Colour TV, computers to be cheaper; cigarettes, gutka costlier

    New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today spared the common man from price hikes by keeping duties on commonly used day-to-day items unchanged but made it costlier for smokers and tobacco consumers with a steep increase in excise rate in tax proposals in Budget 2014-15.

  • Govt aims at total sanitation by 2019

    New Delhi: Giving high priority to sanitation, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said the government intends to cover every household by total sanitation by 2019 through the ‘Swatchh Bharat Abhiyan’ programme.

  • New institution to mainstream PPP procedures

    New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Thursday proposed setting up an institution to provide support to mainstream public private partnerships (PPPs) procedures.

  • Probe in college dean’s death to be handed over to CBI: Gaur

    Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh government today announced in the state Assembly to hand over to CBI an inquiry into the alleged suicide by Jabalpur-based Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Medical College Dean Dr D K Shakalley.

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    Gold, silver extend gains on sustained buying, global cues

    New Delhi: Gold prices rose further by Rs 75 to Rs 28,200 per 10 grams, extending yesterday’s gains in the national capital on increased buying by jewellers and retailers amid a firming global trend.

  • 11.4 per cent hike for Civil Aviation Ministry in budget

    New Delhi: Government today announced a new scheme to develop airports in metros and non-metro cities through public-private partnership to enhance air connectivity and hiked allocation for the Civil Aviation sector by over 11.4 per cent to Rs 9,474 crore in the budget.

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    Swamy apprises Prez about his ‘findings’ on black money

    New Delhi: BJP leader Subramanian Swamy today met President Pranab Mukherjee and apprised him of his “findings on the black money deposits of Indian politicians abroad,” according to a statement issued by him.

  • Gorillas use scent as social signal

    London: Silverback gorillas appear to use body odour as a form of communication, a new study has found.

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    NDA government of FDI, by FDI, for FDI: Mamata

    Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday slammed the union budget 2014-15, saying the Narendra Modi-led government has “become a government of the FDI, by the FDI and for the FDI”.

  • LIC pulled up for rejecting claim, asked to pay Rs 2L to kin

    New Delhi:  The apex consumer commission has pulled up Life Insurance Corporation for “exploitation of policy holders” by rejecting genuine claims and asked it to pay Rs two lakh to the kin of a deceased woman.