Free Press Journal
  • Bhakra Dam water level higher than in 2013

    Chandigarh: The water level at the Bhakra Dam in Himachal Pradesh has improved and is higher than in the same period last year, officials said Tuesday.

  • Members rake up issue of Modi’s Eid greeting

    New Delhi: Opposition members in the Lok Sabha today sought to rake up an rake up issue accusing  Prime Minister Narendra Modi of not greeting Muslims on the occasion of Eid while noting that he had offered prayers in Nepal’s famed centuries-old Pashupatinath Temple yesterday.

  • China quake toll touches 410, artificial lakes pose threat

    Beijing: Rescuers in quake-hit Chinese village today faced difficulty in evacuating villages near rising lakes formed by landslides, complicating relief efforts following a powerful 6.5 magnitude earthquake that killed at least 410 people and injured 2,300 others.

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    Amar shares dais with SP chief, says he was ‘Mulayamwadi’

    Lucknow: Rajya Sabha MP Amar Singh today shared the dais with Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav for the first time in four years after bitter parting of ways with the party, even as he insisted that political connotation should not be attached to this gesture.

  • Sensex up 185 pts as RBI gives more funds to banks for lending

    Mumbai: The benchmark Sensex today soared 185 points as rate-sensitive auto, consumer durables and realty shares notched up handsome gains after RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan enabled banks to provide more credit even as he held interest rates for the third straight meeting.

  • Sensex up 185 pts as RBI gives more funds to banks for lending

    Mumbai: The benchmark Sensex today soared 185 points as rate-sensitive auto, consumer durables and realty shares notched up handsome gains after RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan enabled banks to provide more credit even as he held interest rates for the third straight meeting.

  • Baroness Sayeeda Warsi

    UK’s Pakistani-origin minister Warsi quits govt over Gaza

    London: Baroness Sayeeda Warsi, Britain’s first female Muslim Cabinet minister, today dramatically resigned from the government saying the country’s stand on the Gaza conflict is “morally indefensible” and she can no longer support it.

  • IETE students protest outside Irani’s residence

    New Delhi: Over 60 students of the Institution of  Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers (IETE) protested outside HRD Minister Smriti Irani’s residence Tuesday against the ministry’s  decision to de-recognise the B. Tech degree awarded by the institute.

  • Bangladesh ferry rescue efforts hampered by weather

    Dhaka: A day after an overloaded ferry capsized in the Padma river in Bangladesh, rescuers failed to trace the sunken vessel in the face of high waves and strong winds, an official said Tuesday.

  • Army boat capsizes in Kosi river, 15 rescued by NDRF

    Madhepura: Fifteen armymen and officials had a miraculous escape today after a boat carrying them capsized on the swollen Kosi river near Maraut village in Bihar’s Madhepura district, an official said.

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    May add more int’l experts to Lanka warcrimes probe: Rajapaksa

    Colombo: Sri Lanka’s President Mahinda Rajapaksa today said he may add three more international experts to an existing three-member panel probing the cases of missing persons during the three-decade war with the LTTE.

  • Mamata to select Durga Puja special saree designs

    Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will handpick designs for a special range of sarees to be launched before Durga Puja, a minister said Tuesday.

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    Now Margaret Alva to release autobiography

    Jaipur: Outgoing Rajasthan Governor Margaret Alva is planning to release her autobiography in next few months detailing her journey “from a middle class family to Raj Bhawan” and the Congress veteran insists that she is “not writing the book to create a controversy”.

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    Shraddha, Esha, Kangana at India Bridal Week 2014

    New Delhi: Bollywood beauties Shraddha Kapoor, Esha Gupta, Kangana Ranaut are all set to turn traditional brides for designers JJ Valaya, Jyotsna Tiwari and Suneet Varma respectively at the upcoming India Bridal Fashion Week.