Free Press Journal
  • TRAI suggests over Rs 2,400 cr telecom plan for 2 island UTs

    New Delhi: Telecom regulator TRAI today recommended an initial plan costing over Rs 2,400 crore to connect Andaman & Nicobar Islands and Lakshadweep with stable and strong telecom networks which at present rely on connectivity through satellites.

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    Child rape case: Karnataka CM courts fresh controversy

    Bangalore: Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah today courted a fresh controversy over the alleged rape of a six-year old girl in a city public school, as he asked the media if it did not have any other issue.

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    Prior to miss rest of India series due to injuries

    London: Struggling England wicket-keeper Matt Prior todat stepped aside from national duty for the remainder of the series against India owing to poor form and injuries, a decision which triggered speculation of his international career being all but over.

  • Assam SCW solves less than 50 pc cases in 10 yrs

    Guwahati: Assam State Commission for Women (ASCW) has registered 1,145 cases of various incidents since 2005, of which only less than half have been solved so far.

  • HC seeks further progress report in builder’s murder case

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court, which is monitoring the probe into the murder of Navi Mumbai builder Sunil Loharia, today granted four weeks time to the Mumbai crime branch to submit further progress report on the investigations.

  • Coal India subsidiary to reinstate 122 employees

    New Delhi: Mahanadi Coalfields Ltd, a CIL subsidiary, has agreed to take back all the 122 employees in Odisha whose services were terminated for not vacating the land in lieu of which they were given employment.

  • Sardar doesn’t fear facing Australia again in CWG final

    Glasgow: They might have been hammered 0-8 by Australia in the final of 2010 Commonwealth Games, but Indian men’s hockey team captain Sardar Singh said he doesn’t fear facing the mighty ‘Kookaburras’ again in the summit clash of the upcoming edition of the quadrennial event in Glasgow.

  • BJP ally Shiv Sena opposes talks with Pakistan

    New Delhi: Slamming the ‘sari and shawl’ diplomacy with Pakistan, ruling NDA constituent Shiv Sena today said government should have no talks with the country and give it a “befitting” reply after the killing of a jawan in shelling at the Line of Control.

  • Goa govt to pursue special status issue with Centre

    Panaji: Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar today told the Legislative Assembly that an all party delegation will go to Delhi to follow up the demand of special status for the state.

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    Indian soldier dies in Pakistan firing

    Jammu: An Indian soldier was killed Tuesday when Pakistani troops fired at Indian positions on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir, the military said.

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    Rail budget has nothing new: Cong

    New Delhi: Contending that the rail budget offers nothing new, Opposition Congress today said it  s just a copy of UPA’s budget and looks like fresh only because of “packaging” in which “we are zero, you (NDA) are hero”.

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    BJP credits “Modi magic” for JMC polls victory

    Junagadh (Guj):  Hailing their party’s victory in Junagadh Municipal Corporation (JMC), BJP leaders here today greeted people for trusting them and credited Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s “magic” and “development vision” for the magnificent performance in the civic body polls.

  • China, Bhutan to hold 22nd round of boundary talks on Thursday

    Thimphu: China and Bhutan will hold the 22nd round of boundary talks in Beijing from Thursday to resolve the issue of disputed land, which also borders India’s northeastern states of Sikkim and Arunanchal Pradesh.

  • Thousands evacuated as Odisha river breaches embankment

    Bhubaneswar: About 10,000 people were evacuated and moved to safer places Tuesday after the Baitarani river breached its embankment following heavy rain in Odisha’s Jajpur district.

  • Old man killed inside Delhi home

    New Delhi:  A 75-year-old man was killed inside his house here Tuesday morning, police said.