Free Press Journal
  • Narendra modi Barack Obama

    Modi accepts Obama’s invite, seeks result-oriented visit

    New Delhi: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has accepted President Barack Obama’s invitation to visit the US in September and said he looked forward to a “result-oriented visit” with concrete outcomes that impart new momentum to the strategic partnership between the two countries.

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    Subramanian Swamy calls Sonia Gandhi ‘fifth class pass’

    New Delhi: Taking a jibe at Congress President Sonia Gandhi, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Friday said she had just studied till the fifth grade, and hence, was making senseless statements in connection with the National Herald case.

  • Judge recuses himself from IPL spot-fixing case

    New Delhi: One of the judges recused himself from hearing spot-fixing case in Indian Premier League (IPL) here on Friday as he had represented accused Narayanaswami Srinivasan in a case.

  • Focus on modernisation of police force in UP: Home Secretary

    Lucknow: Denying allegations that law and order situation in Uttar Pradesh has gone out of hand, Chief Secretary (Home) Rakesh Bahadur today said state police was being modernised and over Rs 12,000 crore has been approved by the state Assembly for the purpose.

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    Improvement is Walsh’s main objective in Glasgow CWG

    New Delhi: Following a disappointing World Cup campaign, Indian men’s hockey team chief coach Terry Walsh is not expecting anything miraculous from his wards in the upcoming Commonwealth Games and has set ‘improvement’ as the main objective in the quadrennial event.

  • Ishant Sharma

    Ishant spell rocks England as hosts reduced to 205/7 at tea

    Nottingham: Ishant Sharma bowled an incisive spell in the post-lunch session as India gained upperhand effecting a middle-order collapse to reduce hosts England to 205 for seven at tea, on the third day of the third Test, here today.

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    Rajnath says Gandhi assassination records safe

    New Delhi: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said Friday that files related to the January 31, 1948 assassination of Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi are safe, and also rubbished a CPI-M allegation that 1.56 lakh official files had been destroyed on the instructions of Prime MInister Narendra Modi.

  • NHRC issues notices over Alang Port gas leakage mishap

    New Delhi:  The National Human Rights Commission has taken suo motu cognizance of media reports that a gas leak happened on the 28th June, 2014 at Alang Ship Breaking Port in Gujarat in which five persons were killed and many more were injured.

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    SC bench to hear Gavaskar’s plea

    New Delhi:  The Supreme Court today did not take up for hearing some issues raised by veteran cricketer Sunil Gavaskar, who was appointed as an interim president of BCCI for managing IPL 7  as one of the recently-appointed judges had appeared for a party as a lawyer.

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    Gopal Subramaniam should have been patient: Katju

    New Delhi: Justice Markandey Katju said here on Friday that Gopal Subramaniam should have acted patiently over the issue of his proposed appointment as a Supreme Court judge under the collegium system.

  • Bhujbal failed to make proper arrangement for Kumbh-mela

    Nashik: Leader of the Opposition in the Mahasrhtra Legislature Council and BJP MLA Vinod Tawade today alleged that state PWD and Tourism Minister Chhagan Bhujbal has failed to make do proper marketing for the Kumbh Mela.

  • MEA: Modi to hold meetings with leaders from BRICS

    New Delhi: Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin on Friday Prime Minister Narendra Modi will have substantial meeting with senior BRICS leaders on the sidelines of the BRICS summit in Brazil next week.

  • Pune blast “prima facie” terror attack: Maha ATS

    Pune: The low-intensity blast in Pune yesterday that left five people injured was “prima facie” a terror attack, Maharashtra ATS said today and registered a case against unknown persons in connection with the incident.

  • India, Lanka discuss fishermen issue, reconciliation process

    New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today held detailed talks here with her Sri Lankan counterpart G L Peiris on key issues of fishermen, and reconciliation and accountability process as he briefed her on steps taken by his country to protect human rights.

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    Gold retreats on investors’ selling amid reduced offtake

    Mumbai: Defying buoyant global sentiment, gold prices dropped at the bullion market here today following fresh bouts of profit taking by stockists after a sharp overnight surge amid lack of local buying interest.