Free Press Journal
  • Uddhav Thackrey

    Uddhav demands dismissal of Maha Sadan’s Resident Commissioner

    Nashik: Shiv Sena president Udhhav Thackeray has demanded dismissal of Resident Commissioner of New Maharashtra Sadan in Delhi, Bipin Malik, with immediate effect for allegedly providing poor quality services and food to the state’s MPs.

  • Airlines insurance premium set to jump on Malaysian tragedies

    Mumbai: The already struggling domestic airlines, including the national carrier Air India, may have to pay higher insurance premium this year following the twin tragedy of the Malaysian Airlines, industry officials said.

  • Gaza

    Israeli airstrike kills four in Gaza, toll 707

    Gaza:  An Israeli airstrike killed four Palestinians early Thursday in the northern Gaza Strip town of Beit Lahiya, taking the toll in the embattled coastal enclave to 707.

  • Political parties condemn BJP leader’s remark on Sania

    New Delhi: Political parties Thursday condemned a Telangana BJP leader for criticising the appointment of tennis star Sania Mirza as the state’s brand ambassador, saying it was “unfortunate” and “bizarre.”

  • ISIS is `worse than Al Qaeda`: US officials

    Washington: Top U.S officials have reportedly dubbed the militant group, Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), Al Qaeda in its doctrine and ambition and one that has grown into a threat that is worse than Al Qaeda.

  • Patients have right to their medical records: CIC

    New Delhi: Patients have a right to get their medical records from hospitals, both public and private, Central Information Commission has held while ordering disclosure of information to a former RAW official.

  • Entrance of Goddess sannidhi to re-open after sixty years

    Rameswaram(TN): The south entrance of Goddess Parvathavardhini’s sannidhi at Sri Ramanatha swamy temple here, Which remained closed for the last sixty years, will be re-opened on July 26, on the day of “Aadi Amavashya”, temple officials said.

  • Gaza conflict: Hamas lays ground rules to broker ceasefire

    London: The leader of Islamist militant group Hamas, Khaled Meshaal has said that no ceasefire agreement with Israel can stand for long unless Israel fulfills a cache of demands made by the outfit including, lifting the eight-year old economic blockade imposed by the nation on the Gaza strip.

  • Arun Jaitley

    Cabinet approves 49 percent FDI in insurance sector

    New Delhi: The Union Cabinet on Thursday gave its approval to the proposal of raising the foreign direct investment (FDI) cap in the insurance sector to 49 percent from the existing 26 percent.

  • K Kavitha respects Telangana Govt. decision to appoint Sania Mirza as brand ambassador

    New Delhi: Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) MP and Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekar Rao’s daughter K. Kavitha said that she respects the decision of the Telangana Government to appoint tennis star Sania Mirza as the state’s brand ambassador, and added that there was no question of the latter not being seen as a citizen of India.

  • Ipca stops API export to US as FDA finds fault at Ratlam unit

    New Delhi: Drug firm Ipca Laboratories has voluntarily stopped active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) shipments to the US from its unit at Ratlam following observations of manufacturing norms violations by USFDA investigators.

  • Venkaiah Naidu

    Centre financing schemes for sewage treatment plants

    New Delhi:  The Union government is impressing upon state governments and municipal bodies to incorporate rain water harvesting projects in their urban and country plans, Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu said today.

  • New tiny water filter that attaches to any bottle

    London: Scientists have developed a light-weight tiny water filter that can be fitted on to virtually any plastic bottle to provide instant clean drinking water.