Free Press Journal
  • BJP members allegedly attacked by CPI(M) in Tripura

    Agartala: Tripura state unit president of BJP Sudhindra Dasgupta, state party secretary Tapas Bhattacharya and two other party members were allegedly attacked by ruling CPI(M) activists at a place in Sipahijala district.

  • NRI scientists express willingness to work in India: Govt

    New Delhi: Several NRI scientists working abroad have expressed willingness to work in India as their confidence in the work environment in the country has increased, the Lok Sabha was informed today.

  • One dead as hundreds flee false tsunami alert in Philippines

    Manila: A false tsunami alarm left one person dead and prompted hundreds of others to flee their homes in the Philippines, where natural disasters are frequent, a civil defence official said today.

  • Dropout rate of girls has decreased: Minister

    New Delhi: The dropout rate of girls in schools has decreased but the dropout rate of tribal children remains a matter of cocern for the government, Lok Sabha was informed today.

  • Coal scam: ED attaches assets worth Rs 186 cr of Hyd firm

    New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) today launched its biggest money laundering action in the coal blocks allocation scam as it attached assets worth a whopping Rs 186 crore of an accused firm based in Hyderabad.

  • 15 Delhi schools to receive training on diabetes management

    New Delhi: Fifteen schools in Delhi will be among the first in India to receive information and training on how to educate teachers, students and parents on diabetes using specially designed ‘school diabetes information pack’.

  • Cut power to those illegally occupying Adheenam land: HC

    Madurai:  Those illegally occupying land of Thiruvadurai Adheenam (Mutt) in Tirunelveli district are in for trouble with the Madras High Court directing district officials to deny electricity connections to residents there.

  • Uproar in Par; govt says report on Sena MPs unverified

    New Delhi: Parliament was rocked today over reports that Shiv Sena MPs allegedly forced a fasting Muslim worker to eat in the new Maharashtra Sadan, but government dismissed the allegations as “unsubstantiated” and said they need to be verified first lest they raise communal passions.

  • Jet Airways

    Jet says it aims to turn profitable in next three years

    New Delhi: Jet Airways, which suffered a loss of Rs 4,130 crore in 2013-14, today said it aims to turn profitable in the next three years and was planning a major overhaul of its fleet and products, months after Gulf carrier Etihad Airways picked up 24 per cent stake in it.

  • AMU professor suspended for objectionable post on Facebook

    Aligarh: An associate professor of Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) was today suspended by the vice chancellor for allegedly using objectionable language against him on social networking site Facebook.

  • Lady Gaga

    Lady Gaga joins water conservation campaign

    Los Angeles: Pop sensation Lady Gaga has joined a campaign to urge California to conserve water during the state’s worst drought in decades.


    Bangalore school chairman arrested in child’s rape case

    Bangalore: Rustom Kerawalla, chairman of Vibgyor High International School in this tech city, has been arrested in connection with a six-year-old student’s rape in the school premises by its two staff members over three weeks ago, a top police official said Wednesday.

  • ‘Conflicting signals coming on India’s stand on WTO Agreement’

    Washington: Stating there were conflicting signals coming from India on the ratification of the World Trade Organisation trade facilitation agreement, a senior trade expert said any blocking of the global trade deal would undermine the confidence of the international trade community in the new Modi Government.