Free Press Journal
  • gaza bombing

    Logjam over Gaza situation washes out RS proceedings

    New Delhi: Rajya Sabha proceedings were washed out today as opposition insisted on an immediate discussion on Gaza situation even as Chairman Hamid Ansari said the matter can be taken up at a later date while rejecting government’s plea against a debate.

  • Narayan Rane

    Maharashtra minister Narayan Rane to quit on Monday

    Mumbai:  Sulking Maharashtra Industries Minister Narayan Rane today said he will quit the Prithviraj Chavan ministry on Monday but has decided to remain in the Congress.

  • Modi speaks to German Chancellor; wishes her on birthday

    Frankfurt: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today spoke to German Chancellor Angela Merkel and conveyed that Germany was a “valued friend” of India and he was looking forward to working with her to make bilateral ties stronger.

  • Pakistan condemns terrorist attacks in Afghanistan

    Islamabad: Pakistan Thursday condemned the recent terrorist attacks in Afghanistan, including the car bombing in Paktika province Wednesday that claimed 42 lives.

  • Abenomics and Modinomics means greater opportunities: Nomura

    New Delhi: Drawing comparisons between ‘Abenomics and Modinomics’, Japanese financial major Nomura has said that Japan can play an important role in developing India’s infrastructure and manufacturing sectors.

  • JSW launches sports excellence programme

    Mumbai: JSW Group today announced the launch of a long term plan to lift Indian sports for which it claims to have started building infrastructure for five disciplines at its steel plant in Bellary, Karnataka.

  • Dissidents urge high command to resolve issues by weekend

    Guwahati: Dissident Congress MLAs in Assam today stepped up pressure on the state party leadership, urging the high command to resolve the ongoing crisis in the state unit by the end of the present week.

  • Health infra in India below international standards: Report

    New Delhi: Despite growth in recent times, health infrastructure in country remains below international standards with only 6.28 lakh hospital beds and 9.18 lakh allopathic doctors for over 1.25 billion people in the country.

  • Narendra Modi in BRICS

    India to host IBSA Summit next year

    Brasilia: India will host the next summit of IBSA (India, Brazil South Africa) in New Delhi next year, giving importance to the grouping notwithstanding the BRICS forum of which these countries are also members.

  • Ashutosh AAP

    Can BJP answer my three questions, asks AAP’s Ashutosh

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Ashutosh has posed three major questions to the Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) with regard to their attempt to form a government in Delhi as also on the status of Members of the Legislative Assembly (MLA).

  • Dengue

    New way dengue evades our immune responses discovered

    Singapore: Scientists have discovered a new pathway the dengue takes to suppress the human immune system, an advance that may lead to new treatments and vaccines to fight the virus.

  • No one died of hunger in Kotdara: Govt

    Jaipur: The Rajasthan government today claimed that there was no “hunger death” in Kotdara village of Udaipur district in 2010.

  • Obama praises Kerry for role ensuring audit of Afghan Prez poll votes

    Washington: United States President Barack Obama has praised Secretary of State John Kerry and Afghan civilian and military leaders for their efforts in putting in place a system of audit to determine the results in the recent Afghan presidential election.

  • Ved Pratap Vaidik

    Indian mission unaware of Vaidik-Saeed meet

    New Delhi: The Indian high commission in Pakistan was not aware of yoga guru Ramdev’s aide Ved Pratap Vaidik’s meeting with Pakistani terrorist Hafiz Saeed, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said Thursday.

  • World’s first vaccine for heart disease closer

    Washington: Scientists are a step closer to developing the world’s first vaccine for heart disease that can significantly reduce plaque buildup in the arteries.

  • Major crackdown on paedophiles

    Major crackdown on paedophiles across Britain; over 600 arrested

    London: Police arrested 660 people, including several doctors, teachers, scout leaders, care workers and former police officers during a nationwide crackdown on paedophile networks in Britain, Asian Lite, a newspaper for the British-Asian communities, reported.