Free Press Journal
  • Babulal Marandi

    Marandi favours alliance of small parties ahead of state polls

    Ranchi: Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (Prajatantric) president Babulal Marandi today said his party was making efforts to bring all small parties on a single platform to contest the forthcoming assembly elections in alliance.

  • BJP demands Patnaik’s reply on ‘misuse’ of discretionary quota

    Bhubaneswar: Odisha Assembly was adjourned twice today due to ruckus by BJP members demanding a statement from Naveen Patnaik on alleged misuse of discretionary quota for allotment of house and plots to a BJD MP’s family and a minister’s involvement in illegal apartment constructions.

  • Assam Health dept chalks out plan for JE and AES control

    Guwahati: Assam health department has drawn up a comprehensive action plan to control further spread of Japanese Encephalitis (JE) and Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) which has claimed 165 lives so far.

  • Top BJP leaders, RSS functionaries discuss better coordination

    New Delhi: Top BJP leaders, including party President Amit Shah, met senior RSS functionaries today and discussed a host of issues including better coordination between the two organisations as well as the government and the Sangh.

  • Sensex, Nifty smash records as FIIs lift stocks for 8th day

    Mumbai: Extending the winning run to eighth straight day, Sensex today ended at a new peak of 26,271.85 and Nifty scaled 7,800 mark for the first time at close as FIIs continued to pour in money enthused by steps to attract overseas investment and encouraging corporate earnings.

  • Govt to fund all highways projs costing more than Rs 50 cr

    New Delhi: All highways projects costing more than Rs 50 crore will now be taken under EPC mode with a slew of steps being taken to infuse a fresh capital in the road sector, the government today said.

  • Plane crash black boxes

    British experts examine second MH17 black box

    London: British investigators have started examining the second black box from Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 which was shot down over Ukraine, the transport ministry said today.

  • narendra modi

    Panel to suggest alternative gas pricing model: Govt

    New Delhi: A month after it put on hold the previous UPA government’s decision to double gas prices, the Narendra Modi government is appointing a panel headed by former Power Minister Suresh Prabhu to suggest an alternative pricing model.

  • Ashok Chavan

    Initiated steps for implementation of Wage board: CM

    Jamshedpur: Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren today said his government has initiated steps to ensure that the Majithia Wage Board for Journalists was implemented in the state.

  • Mahila Jayawardhane

    Jayawardene slams 101 not out to propel Sri Lanka

    Colombo: Mahela Jayawardene cracked his 34th century as Sri Lanka overcame early blows to reach 212-3 at tea on the first day of the series-deciding second Test against South Africa today.

  • India blow away Ghana 5-0 in mixed team badminton at CWG

    Glasgow: The Indian badminton team launched its Commonwealth Games campaign with a dominating 5-0 win over minnows Ghana in a Group B match of the mixed team event at the 20th edition of the multi-sport event here today.

  • Short cut by bus driver proved fatal for kids;toll rises to 18

    Medak(Tel): Had the driver of the ill-fated school bus, which met with a tragic accident while crossing the unmanned railway crossing in Telangana’s Medak district today, not taken a short cut, lives of 16 children could have been saved, police said.

  • Woman, accused of murder, nabbed after escaping from hospital

    Jehanabad (Bihar):  Sangita Devi, an accused in a twin murder case, who had escaped from Patna Medical College and Hospital (PMCH) in the state capital three days ago, was today  arrested from a railway station in her native Jehanabad district.

  • Sania Mirza

    Strongly condemn attempts to brand me an outsider: Sania

    Hyderabad: Indian tennis star Sania Mirza today hit out at politicians for raising objections to her being appointed as Telangana’s brand ambassador, saying that her family had been staying in Hyderabad for more than a century and to call her an outsider was condemnable.

  • Cabinet clears insurance FDI to 49%; to fetch Rs 25k cr funds

    New Delhi: The Cabinet today gave go-ahead to FDI cap hike in insurance to 49 per cent with a rider that management control will remain in the hands of Indian promoters, thus paving way for inflow of as much as Rs 25,000 crore foreign funds in the sector.