Free Press Journal
  • Sikh group launches White House online petition against Modi

    Washington: A New York-based Sikh rights group, which had earlier campaigned against Congress leaders Sonia Gandhi and Manmohan Singh, has launch d an online petition campaign urging President Barack Obama to cancel invitation to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the 2002 communal riots in Gujarat.

  • Arun Jaitley

    govt continuing with UPA measures on containing: Jaitley on CAD

    –Jaitley: India’s economy is in a challenging situation
    –Govt stands by figures in its reports, Economic Survey
    –Concerned about states’ fiscal health, discipline
    –Want to incentivise fiscal discipline by states
    –Making effort to keep CAD within “containable” limit
    –Govt continuing with UPA measures on containing CAD
    –Making effort to continue UPA policies on containing CAD
    –Restrictions on gold imports did bear some result
    –Annual current account deficit of $32 bln is manageable

  • Three-year-olds know when something is cute!

    London: Children as young as three are able to recognise ‘cute’ infantile facial features in humans and animals, according to a new research.

  • Old man killed inside Delhi home

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

  • NRI man to pay Rs 50K per month alimony, Rs 5L damages to wife

    New Delhi: An NRI man has been directed by a Delhi court to pay Rs 50,000 per month as maintenance to his wife along with a compensation of Rs five lakh for causing her “mental trauma, economic and physical harassment”.

  • Fert Min seeks raise in domestic gas supply to urea plants

    New Delhi:  Fertilizer Ministry has demanded nearly 50 per cent increase in domestic natural gas allocation to urea plants to replace costly imported LNG currently being used as feedstock, which will save Rs 15,000 crore in subsidises.

  • Taliban suicide attack kills four foreigners in Kabul compound

    Kabul:  A Taliban suicide attacker riding a motorbike killed at least four foreigners in a compound in Kabul today, police said, in the latest blast to rock the capital during an impasse over presidential election results.

  • John Abraham

    We concentrated on players from northeast only : Abraham

    Mumbai:  Bollywood actor John Abraham who co-owns the North East United FC, the Guwahati franchise of the upcoming Indian Super League, today said his team management’s aim was to concentrate on Indian players from that region only.

  • 583 Palestinians, 27 IDF soldiers killed; no sign of ceasefire

    Gaza/Jerusalem:  Israeli air strikes today killed seven people in the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip, raising the Palestinian toll to 583 in the 15-day conflict that has also left 27 Israeli soldiers dead, even as international efforts to forge a ceasefire continues in Qatar and Egypt.

  • Jayalalithaa

    Jayalalithaa opposes buoys on India-Sri Lanka sea boundary

    Chennai:  Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa urged the central government to pursue the idea of sustainable fishing by Indian and Sri Lankan fishermen and disagreed with a proposal to instal buoys to demarcate the international maritime boundary.

  • NEEPCO on drive to tap full electricity potential of NE

    Agartala: North East Power Corporation (NEEPCO), a public sector undertaking, is on a drive to tap the region’s full  potential for power generation and hopes to raise output from 1130 MW of power per day to 2000 MW by next two years, a top functionary said today.

  • Govt mulls setting up computer-aided dispatch platforms

    New Delhi:  To improve efficiency in responding to women distress calls and provide speedy help, the government is planning to set up computer-aided dispatch platforms in 114 cities across the country, including 41 highly crime-prone.

  • Jaya opposes installing buoys on IMBL with Sri Lanka

    Chennai:  Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa today termed as “inappropriate” the Centre’s proposal to conduct feasibility study on installing buoys on  International Maritime Boundary Line as the state government has not accepted IMBL with Sri Lanka as a settled issue.