Free Press Journal
  • Tripura undecided about new chief secretary

    Agartala:  The Left Front government in Tripura is yet undecided on naming successor to chief secretary Sanjay Kumar Panda, who will join the central government next week, an official said here Friday.

  • BJP blames Mamata government for encephalitis deaths

    Kolkata: With northern West Bengal gripped with encephalitis syndrome that has claimed over 100 lives so far, the BJP Friday held the Trinamool Congress government responsible for the malady acquiring epidemic proportions.

  • Biocon net up nine percent in Q1

    Bangalore: India’s biotech major Biocon Ltd. reported net profit of Rs.103 crore for the first quarter (April-June) of fiscal 2014-15, registering nine percent year-on-year (YoY) growth from Rs.94 crore in the same quarter last year.

  • Ukrainian cabinet appoints acting PM

    Kiev: The Ukrainian cabinet Friday appointed Deputy Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman as acting prime minister, one day after Arseny Yatsenyuk announced his resignation from the post.

  • Nalinik - Rajiv Gandhi Killer

    SC issues notice to Centre on Nalini’s plea

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court today issued notice to the Centre on a plea by S Nalini, undergoing life imprisonment in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, challenging the law mandating Centre’s approval for her release and that of six other convicts.

  • Protest over UPSC

    UPSC aspirants intensify protests,No discrimination, says Govt

    New Delhi: As civil service aspirants scaled up their protests, Government today said it will not allow any injustice to students on the basis of language in UPSC exams after the issue rocked Parliament where the Opposition demanded a solution within a clear timeframe.

  • CWG: Malaika wins India silver in 10m air pistol

    Glasgow: Shooter Malaika Goel won India its fourth silver medal at the 2014 Commonwealth Games, finishing second behind Singapore’s Shun Xie Teo in the women’s 10-metre air pistol at the Barry Buddon Shooting Centre here Friday.

  • LeT OGW held in JK

    Srinagar: A suspected overground worker of Lashker-e-Toiba outfit was arrested and a pistol and two grenades were recovered from him in Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said today.

  • Priyanka Chopra

    Priyanka fought real boxers in ‘Mary Kom’

    Mumbai:  Actress Priyanka Chopra fought with real boxers in “Mary Kom”, a biopic on the five time World Champion boxer. She says it was not easy to take a full-on punch from professional boxers during the shoot.

  • MH 17 Black box

    Black boxes from Taiwan air crash investigated

    Xixi (Taiwan): Investigators today were examining wreckage and flight data recorders for clues into a plane crash on a Taiwanese island that killed 48 people.

  • Gangrape case

    Lucknow woman’s family stages sit-in, demands CBI probe

    Lucknow: The family of a Lucknow woman, who was murdered last week, Friday began an indefinite sit-in here, trashing police investigations and demanding the case be handed over to the CBI.

  • Parallel SGPC ‘attack’ on country’s integrity: Sukhbir Badal

    New Delhi: Amid a brewing confrontation, Punjab Deputy CM Sukhbir Badal today met Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and said the Haryana decision on forming a parallel SGPC is an “attack” on the country’s integrity.

  • Section 144 imposed in Moradabad

    Moradabad: Authorities have imposed prohibitory measures in Moradabad to ward off any communal tension in the area as VHP, BJP and Congress plan to stage marches in Kanth town tomorrow.

  • Acid Attack

    Acid attacker gets death sentence in MP

    Morena (MP):  In a significant judgement, a youth has been sentenced to death by a local court for throwing acid on a woman following which she died.

  • Khloe Kardashian,Karim Kharbouch

    Khloe Kardashian’s new beau ‘softie’

    Los Angeles:  Reality TV star show Khloe Kardarshian says her rapper boyfriend Karim Kharbouch, known by his stage name French Montana, is a “softie”.

  • Remarks on Sania only to argue the case of students: Reddy

    New Delhi: Telangana BJP president G Kishan Reddy today tried to defend his party MLA’s controversial remarks about Sania Mirza, saying he was not opposing her being made the state’s brand ambassador but was only arguing for students who have been denied scholarships as their parents settled in the region after 1956.