Free Press Journal
  • Arun Jaitley

    Steps taken by Govt will yield results in few months: Jaitley

    New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said that steps taken by the NDA government will yield good results in the next few months and it will not hesitate to take firm decision for long term welfare of the country.

  • 68 killed, 187 injured in China factory explosion

    Beijing : At least 68 workers were killed and 187 others injured today when an explosion ripped through a metal factory in eastern China that supplies to some of the biggest international brand, causing widespread damage to the sprawling industrial unit.

  • Ayonika targets gold at World Championship, Asian Games

    Mumbai: Ayonika Paul, who grabbed a silver medal in the 10M Air Rifle event at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games last Saturday, has set her sights on an Olympic medal in 2016 though her immediate aim is to clinch gold at next month’s World Championship followed by the Asian Games.

  • Gaza

    Gaza toll escalates to 1654

    Gaza: The number of Palestinians killed in Gaza in the Israeli offensive jumped to 1,654 Saturday, most of them civilians, a health ministry spokesman said.

  • NIA gets three more months to complete probe against IM men

    New Delhi: A Delhi court today allowed NIA’s plea seeking extension of time by three months to complete its probe against suspected two top Indian Mujahideen (IM) operatives in connection with a case of alleged conspiracy to carry out terror activities across the country.

  • Delhi Midnight raid: Cops seek more time to file final status report

    New Delhi:  Police today sought more time from a court here for filing the final status report in a case pertaining to former Delhi minister and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Somnath Bharti’s purported raid on some African residents.

  • Harsh Vardhan

    MBBS seats: Harsh Vardhan comes down hard on MCI

    New Delhi: Health Minister Harsh Vardhan has come down hard on the Medical Council of India for “punishing” MBBS aspirants instead of medical colleges for not complying with rules, which, he said, has ended up reducing the number of seats and harming career of many students.

  • UK couple to appeal over Hindu naming ceremony right

    London: A British Hindu couple has won the right to appeal against a court ruling that ordered their five-month-old baby to be taken into social care over their decision not to give him a name.

  • Egyptian initiative ‘real chance’ to end Gaza crisis: Sisi

    Cairo, Aug 2 (PTI) President Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi today said the Egyptian ceasefire initiative is a “real chance” to end the crisis in the beseiged Gaza Strip, where Israel and Hamas are locked in an intense fighting for the past 26 days.

  • JD(U) appeals for integration of municipalities to form Corp

    Puducherry: Puducherry State unit of Janata Dal (United) today called upon the territorial administration for steps to consolidate the municipalities of Puducherry and Oulgaret to form a Municipal Corporation in Puducherry.

  • Indian powerlifter Sakina wins bronze

    Glasgow: Indian powerlifter Sakina Khatun won the bronze in the women’s lightweight (up to 61kg) category to give the country its first medal of day 10 of the 2014 Commonwealth Games here Saturday.

  • Smart City Guwahati: Gogoi asks for modalities

    Guwahati:  Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi today asked the state’s Urban Development Department to prepare the modalities of ‘Smart City’ as Guwahati has found a place in the list of 100 such cities envisioned by the Centre.

  • Pro-Maharashtra sign board issue: Kannada outfit leader detained

    Bangalore: The leader and activists of Kannada outfit Karnataka Rakshana Vediki were detained at Hubli in north Karnataka today as they were trying to move towards border district of Belgaum to stage a protest on the pro- Maharashtra sign board issue.

  • Nursing staff to be trained in Guj to promote breastfeeding

    Vadodara: The Gujarat health minister today said that the nursing staff at the government district hospitals will be trained to promote breastfeeding among lactating mothers, which will help reduce the neonatal mortality rate in the state.

  • Nursing staff to be trained in Guj to promote breastfeeding

    Vadodara: The Gujarat health minister today said that the nursing staff at the government district hospitals will be trained to promote breastfeeding among lactating mothers, which will help reduce the neonatal mortality rate in the state.

  • Student killed, 23 injured in clash inside mosque in Doda

    Bhaderwah (Jammu): A student was killed and 23 other people were injured in a clash between two groups inside a mosque over control of its management in Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir.

  • Nitish Kumar

    Nitish supports protest against CSAT

    Patna: Lending his support to students demanding scrapping of Civil Services Aptitude Test (CSAT), senior JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar today said the exam for selection of civil servants was to judge merit and not translation capacity.