Free Press Journal
  • Govt mulls using BARC storage tech to check veggie prices

    New Delhi: The government is considering large-scale use of radiation technology developed by Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) for improving the shelf-life of fruits and vegetables especially onion, potato and tomato in order to address supply shortages and check price rise.

  • World Bank chief lauds Gujarat growth model

    New Delhi: Lauding the Gujarat growth model, World Bank chief Jim Yong Kim today said India’s business standing will jump 50 places if the ranking is done on the basis of Gujarat.

  • 6-year-old girl raped by student of class X

    Balasore (Odisha):  A six-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a 15-year-old boy in Odisha’s Balasore district, police said today.

  • ‘Assess action of U’khand govt in flash flood relief works’

    New Delhi, July 22 (PTI) A BJP member today demanded setting up of a high level committee to find out if the Uttarakhand government was prompt in its response in dealing with last year’s flash floods which claimed lives of hundreds of pilgrims.

  • NHRC to probe Jharkhand surrender scam

    New Delhi: The NHRC will probe the alleged surrender scam in Jharkhand in which adivasi youths were asked to pose as Maoists and surrender for jobs, a commission official said Wednesday.

  • Dialogue only option to resolve Palestinian issue: India

    United Nations/Geneva: Expressing deep concern over the escalating conflict in Gaza, India today said dialogue remains the only viable option to resolve issues between Israel and Palestine, as it called on both sides to return to the negotiating table.

  • MH 17 crash

    First MH17 bodies arrive in Netherlands as nation mourns

    Eindhoven (Netherlands): The first bodies from flight MH17 arrived in the Netherlands today almost a week after it was shot down over Ukraine, with grieving relatives and the king and queen solemnly receiving the as yet unidentified victims.

  • MCD councillor gets contractor arrested for giving bribe

    New Delhi: CBI today arrested a contractor on the charge of trying to bribe a councillor of North Delhi Municipal Corporation for withdrawing her complaint on alleged illegal constructions done by him.

  • China conducts successful third anti-missile test

    Beijing: China today said it successfully conducted a land-based anti-missile test, stated to be the third of its kind, as part of its efforts to build a missile shield to intercept incoming warheads.

  • World Bank head says to give $15 bln-$18 bln to India in next 3 yrs

    –World Bank head: Could give India $15 bln-$18 bln in next 3 yrs
    –Hope Gujarat development model can be scaled up
    –Had productive meetings with PM, finance minister
    –Welcome new BRICS bank
    –Hope can help Modi achieve his vision for India
    –Inspired by Modi’s vision for India
    –Critical to increase financial access
    –Critical to create more infrastructure
    –Discussed India’s growth potential with Jaitley

  • HC seeks govt’s reply onMumbai metro price hike by Sep 1

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court today asked the central govt to file an affidavit in the Mumbai Metro fare hike issue by Sep 1 but declined to put a stay on operator Reliance Infrastructure Ltd’s plan to hike fares.

  • Kanimozhi

    Kanimozhi seeks early hearing of plea in 2G case

    New Delhi: DMK leader Kanimozhi has moved the Supreme Court seeking an early hearing of her plea seeking the quashing of charges framed against her in the 2G case being exclusively heard by a special CBI court.

  • Six hundred doctors who went on strike sacked, govt tells HC

    Mumbai: Maharashtra government informed the Bombay High Court today that it had terminated services of 600 medical officers at government hospitals for not attending to the patients during a recent strike of doctors.

  • Govt not dealing with Naxalism with seriousness: SP lawmaker

    New Delhi: A member today raised concerns over government not taking the problem of Naxalism seriously and feared it will create a very difficult situation for the country if reports of Pakistan’s ISI getting in touch with Naxals are true.