Free Press Journal
  • Narendra modi , john kerry

    US voices support for Modi vision ahead of Kerry’s visit

    Washington: The US will seek to establish top level contact with the new Indian government as US Secretary of State John Kerry arrives in India Wednesday on a visit that is expected to lay the groundwork for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s much-awaited September visit to the US.

  • ramdas athavle

    RPI slashes seat demand in Maharashtra polls from 47 to 20

    Mumbai: Virtually conceding its shrinking bargaining power, the Republican Party of India-A Tuesday drastically reduced its demand for seats for the ensuing Maharashtra assembly elections from 47 to 20.

  • Jayalalithaa

    Jaya writes to PM for immediate release of fishermen

    Chennai: A few hours after Sri Lankan Navy arrested 50 fishermen from Tamil Nadu, Chief Minister Jayalalithaa today wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, seeking immediate release of total 93 fishermen and 62 boats, presently in the custody of the neighbouring nation.

  • terrorists

    Arrested LeT operative planned to kidnap corporate honchos

    New Delhi: Delhi Police today claimed the arrested top Lashker-e-Taiba operative Abdul Subhan was planning to kidnap some top corporate honchos and finance terror activities from the ransom money.

  • moeen ali

    ICC warn Ali against repeat of Gaza protest

    Southampton: England’s Moeen Ali has been warned by world cricket chiefs not to wear wristbands declaring his support for the people of Gaza again during international matches.

  • flipkart

    Flipkart raises $1 bn funding; drops plans to go public

    Bangalore: India’s largest e-Commerce firm Flipkart today raised USD 1 billion (over Rs 6,000 crore) in fresh funding from a group of investors, the largest in the fiercely competitive online shopping segment in the country.

  • 45 kg charas seized in Motihari, 5 smugglers arrested

    Motihari: Five narcotics smugglers were arrested and 45 kg of high quality ‘charas’ worth Rs 45 lakh in the international market was seized from them by the police in East Champaran district today.

  • CBI wants to block info about graft against its officials

    New Delhi: CBI wants to stop disclosing details of allegations of corruption against its own officials under the RTI Act–an information being provided by it at present under the transparency law.

  • Wagah Border

    Armies of India, Pak greet each other along LoC on Eid

    Jammu: Amid increasing hostilities triggered by ceasefire violations along Line of Control (LoC), the Armies of India and Pakistan today exchanged sweets and greeted each other along LoC in Jammu and Kashmir on the occasion of Eid.

  • Silver futures gain 0.64% on overseas trend

    New Delhi:Silver prices rose 0.64 per cent in the evening session of futures trading today at Rs 44,456 per kg as speculators created fresh positions amid a firm global trend.

  • Harpreet bags silver in men’s 25m rapid fire pistol

    Glasgow: Shooter Harpreet Singh survived two rounds of nerve-wrecking shoot-off and brushed aside a penalty point docked on him to claim silver in the men’s 25m rapid fire pistol event of the Commonswealth Games here today.

  • Indian returns lost purse, money to its rightful owner in UAE

    Dubai: In a noble act, a 36-year-old Indian returned a purse containing 25,000 dirhams (USD 6,800) and other important documents that he found lying on a pavement in the UAE to its rightful owner, an Italian woman.

  • Infant undergoes successful heart surgery in Delhi

    New Delhi: A 14-month-old boy from Saharanpur in Uttar Pradesh, which has been hit by communal clashes, has successfully undergone a heart surgery here, doctors said Tuesday.

  • Swiss national arrested for attending Maoist meet

    Thrissur (Kerala): The Kerala Police have arrested a Swiss national, Jonathan Clode, and charged him under the Foreigners Act for attending a Maoist meet, a senior police official said Tuesday.