Free Press Journal
  • Modi wins over Nepal, Maoists too hail him

    Kathmandu:  Nepal’s Maoists, once passionately anti-India, Monday joined the Himalayan country’s chorus hailing Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the visit widely tipped to take bilateral relations to new heights.

  • Jayalalithaa

    Uproar in parliament over Sri Lankan article

    New Delhi: Parliament Monday witnessed an uproar over a derogatory article mentioning Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa on Sri Lanka’s defence ministry website. The government said the Sri Lankan high commissioner will be summoned over the issue.

  • Prices Of Gold And Silver Rise On Global Cues

    Gold gains Rs 125 on festive demand, global cues

    New Delhi: Gold extended gains for the fourth straight day and prices rose by Rs 125 to Rs 28,525 per 10 grams in the national capital today on continued buying by jewellers and retailers on the back of festive season demand amid a firming global trend.

  • Sebi in touch with RBI on dealing with wilful defaulters

    Mumbai: Capital markets regulator Sebi today said it is in consultation with the Reserve Bank of India on regulations around wilful loan defaulters and will be finalising norms on the same soon.

  • Manish Tewari

    BJP running with the hounds of not going to work

    New Delhi: Congress leader Manish Tewari said on Monday that the Bharatiya Janta Party’s running with the hare and hunting with the hounds is not going to work. The party needs to give explanation on why they have been rejecting reforms proposed by UPA from last ten years.

  • Varanasi widows to send rakhis to Narendra Modi

    Varanasi:  The widows of Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh will send 1,000 hand-made, colourful rakhis and sweets to Prime Minister Narendra Modi who made his debut into the Lok Sabha from this holy city, an NGO said.

  • 17 college students held

    Erode:  Seventeen students of a local college, including six girls, were today arrested for allegedly trying to break open the gate and entering the premises of the institution.

  • Narendra Modi

    Modi impresses Nepali leaders; renewed hope of better ties

    Kathmandu:  The commitments and candour in the expressions of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his meetings here have paved the way for the two countries to renew their bilateral relations with political leaders across the spectrum lauding his approach and statements.

  • Israel to hold fire for 7-hour in parts of Gaza

    Gaza/Jerusalem: Amid global outrage over its third deadly strike on the UN-run schools in the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip, Israel today announced to hold fire for seven hours in parts of Gaza, but not in areas where its troops are still operating.

  • Pakistani Kashmir’s PM condemns Indian Army chief’s statement

    Islamabad:  Pakistani Kashmir’s Prime Minister, Chaudhry Abdul Majeed, has condemned a statement by the new Indian Army chief warning of a “more than adequate, strong and immediate” response in case of incidents like the beheading of soldiers, saying it could lead the region towards instability and militarism, a media report said Monday.

  • Jayalalithaa

    Uproar in RS over ‘derogatory’ article against Jaya

    New Delhi: Rajya Sabha today witnessed two adjournments during Question Hour as AIADMK members vociferously protested against a “derogatory” article against Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Sri Lankan government website.

  • 35-year-old man shot dead

    Muzaffarnagar:  A 35-year-old man was allegedly murdered by unidentified men when he was going to his fields in the district, police said today.

  • Frustrated Ansari says members holding Rajya Sabha to ransom

    New Delhi: Rajya Sabha Chairman Mohammad Hamid Ansari on Monday expressed his frustration and dismay over the behavior of the members of the House, charging them with holding the proceedings to ransom.

  • Five people crushed to death in Bengal

    Kolkata:  Five people who were sleeping beneath a truck were crushed to death Monday after a bus rammed into the vehicle in West Bengal’s Murshidabad district, police said.

  • LG to ship 60 mn phones in 2014

    Seoul:  South Korean firm LG Electronics will ship 60 million smartphones in 2014, with good sales of its flagship G3 model pushing up the numbers.