Free Press Journal
  • Chhota Rajan’s associate arrested in Mumbai

    Mumbai: Underworld don Chhota Rajan’s associate, who had jumped parole in 2006 and was absconding since then, was today arrested from suburban Mulund, police said.

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    Amit Shah holds meets with BJP Maharashtra, Jharkhand units

    New Delhi: Gearing up for coming assembly elections, BJP President Amit Shah today held meetings with the party units in poll-bound states of Maharashtra and Jharkhand in a bid to firm up the party’s strategy and asked them to lay the roadmap ahead.

  • President Pranab Mukherjee: India Must Regain Its Past Glory In Education

    Chipko movement taught world ahimsa’s power: President

    New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee Tuesday conferred Chandi Prasad Bhatt, pioneer of the Chipko movement, with the 2013 Gandhi Peace Prize and said the noted environmentalist has taught the world the power of ahimsa or non-violence.

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    Germany World Cup heroes return to huge fan party

    Berlin:  At a party 24 years in the making, hundreds of thousands of Germans showed their admiration and adoration for their World Cup winners in a victory parade to the Brandenburg Gate today.

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    Prakash Javadekar launches web portal for Forest Clearance proposals

    New Delhi: Prakash Javadekar, Union Minister for Environment, Forests and Climate Change today launched a web portal for online submission and monitoring of forest clearance proposals, thereby minimizing the need for human interface between project proponents and officials dealing with Forest Clearance proposals in the Central and the State Governments.

  • Three Indian Navy ships to take part in Exercise Indra 2014 in Russia

    New Delhi: Three Indian Navy ships — INS Shivalik, INS Ranvijay and INS Shakti, under the Command of Rear Admiral Atul Kumar Jain, Flag Officer Commanding Eastern Fleet, arrived at Vladivostok today to take part in a joint Indo-Russian Naval Exercise Indra 2014.

  • India against sending UN probe team to Sri Lanka

    New Delhi: The Indian Government has reiterated that it is against sending an United Nations investigation team to Sri Lanka to probe human rights violations allegedly committed by the Sri Lankan security forces during the decades-long war.

  • New engine arrives for AI’s grounded plane at Lengpui airport

    Aizawl: A new engine was being brought from New Delhi for Air India’s Airbus 319 aircraft, which has been parked at the Lengpui airport since July 10, after aeronautics engineers failed to rectify the plane’s technical problem, officials said today.

  • Temple honours from R’swamy temple to Lord Venketeswara temple

    Tiruchirappalli: “Vastra Mariyathai” (temple honours like Silk Dhoti), flowers,fruits, sandalwood paste and Umbrella would be taken from Sri Ranganathaswamy temple here, considered the foremost among 108 Vishnu temples in India, to the presiding deity of Lord Venkateswara temple at Tirupati tomorrow, a top temple official said here today.

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    Obama beats Colorado Governor in cut-throat pool wager

    Washington: US President Barack Obama is known for being competitive on the basketball court, but he surprised onlookers by beating the Governor of Colorado in two consecutive games of pool and clinching a USD 20 wager.

  • Turned away by hospital, Indian-origin woman gave birth

    London: An Indian-origin woman in labour was turned away from a hospital’s maternity unit in Britain – only to give birth 40 minutes later in her mother’s living room, a media report said.

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    Journo meeting Hafiz Saeed: Cong targets Govt

    New Delhi: Congress today upped the ante against Government over journalist Ved Pratap Vaidik’s meeting with Hafiz Saeed with Rahul Gandhi asking whether the Indian embassy facilitated this for the “RSS man”and the party asking BJP to clear the “lurking suspicion” around the event.

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    Bihar to keep up eco growth despite centre’s neglect: Nitish

    Patna: Accusing NDA government of neglecting Bihar in both general budget and Rail budget, senior JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar today said the state’s resolve to develop has not been dampened by the Centre’s ‘indifference’.

  • A will can only be executed upon death: SC

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court Tuesday said a will executed by a person can only be executed upon his or her death and not so long as he or she was alive even if in a vegetative state.

  • 3,860 monuments of national importance in India

    New Delhi: There are 3,680 monuments of national importance in India, of which over 950 sites are identified as places of worship, parliament was told Tuesday.

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    Government denounces Vaidik-Saeed meet

    New Delhi: The government “disapproves” of the meeting between yoga guru Ramdev’s aide Ved Pratap Vaidik and Pakistani terrorist Hafiz Saeed, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said Tuesday.