Free Press Journal
  • Rains lash parts of Punjab, Haryana

    Chandigarh: Moderate rainfall lashed some parts of Punjab and Haryana today bringing down the maximum temperature in the region and raising the humidity levels.

  • PM to dedicate Ladakh hydropower projects to nation

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will dedicate to the nation two hydroelectric projects and a transmission line in Leh and Kargil region of Jammu and Kashmir this month, Power Minister Piyush Goyal announced here Tuesday.

  • Sachin tedulkar, Rahul Dravid

    Sachin didn’t face a single ball in nets in 2003 WC: Dravid

    New Delhi: Sachin Tendulkar produced a fairytale run in the 2003 World Cup, which, in his own words, included the biggest match of his career, without facing a single ball in the nets, according to former teammate Rahul Dravid, who says the iconic cricketer “defied imagination”.

  • 15 injured in clashes at army recruitment rally in J&K

    Srinagar: At least 15 persons, including eight security personnel, were hurt in clashes which broke out today during an army recruitment rally at Tanghdar in Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir.

  • Irregular power supply plaguing Arunachal blood bank

    Itanagar: The district hospital at Ziro in Lower Subansiri district of Arunachal Pradesh, one of the oldest in the state, is facing myriad problems in maintaining its blood bank in the absence of regular electricity supply to the hospital.

  • Rahul Gandhi

    No double standards by Cong on Insurance Bill: Rahul Gandhi

    New Delhi: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi today rejected BJP’s charge that the party is doing a ‘U-turn’ on the Insurance Bill, saying that there are “no double standards” by it on the issue.

  • DU issues schedule for filling reserved vacant seats

    New Delhi: With some reserved category seats in the undergraduate programmes still vacant, Delhi University has issued a schedule and directed the colleges to fill the seats.

  • Man-son electrocuted to death

    Nashik: A 52-year-old farmer and his son died after getting electrocuted at a village here, police said today.

  • Narendra Modi

    In Modi era, little place for BJP seniors

    New Delhi: They anchored the rise of the BJP in the 1990s and guided it through the tumultuous years in the opposition but do not appear to have a role in the party’s first full-majority government. L.K. Advani and Murli Manohar Joshi, both past presidents of the party, now appear to have a largely ceremonial role in the Narendra Modi dispensation though they continue to command the respect of party workers.

  • Over 11,000 persons booked for misusing LPG cylinders

    Chennai: A total of 11,140 persons have been booked under various cases for misusing their LPG supply and gas cylinders worth Rs 1.43 crore have been confiscated from them across Tamil Nadu, the state Assembly was informed today.

  • Arun Jaitley

    Arun Jaitley asks MPs to take govt message to public

    New Delhi:  BJP today told its MPs to communicate to the public the stand its government has taken to protect the interests of farmers at the WTO and assure them that it would not compromise with their interests at any cost.

  • Puthiya Thamizhagam stages walkout in TN Assembly

    Chennai: Puthiya Tamizhagam member K Krishnasamy today staged a walkout in the Tamil Nadu Assembly, after the Speaker declined to permit him to raise certain issues.

  • TN legislators want more colleges

    Chennai:  Demand for setting up higher educational institutions, especially arts and science colleges seems to be the request of most of the elected representatives in the Tamil Nadu Assembly, with most of them seeking  at least one college in their respective constituencies.

  • Gadchiroli cops to use bulk SMS, SDR to modernise policing in naxal belts

    Nagpur:  The Gadchiroli District Police in Maharashtra have initiated some steps to modernise policing in naxal-infested pockets of the Vidarbha region with a view to create awareness about anti-Maoist operations in the area while alerting general public about the impending danger from the outlaws.

  • Bribery, extortion

    Four cops booked for wrongful confinement, extortion

    Thane:  Offences have been registered against four policemen in Bhiwandi town here for allegedly detaining three persons on false charges and extorting Rs three lakhs from them to let them off, police said today.

  • All-party meeting in Manipur on Inner Line Permit system

    Imphal:  Manipur government will hold an all-party meeting tomorrow to discuss the ongoing agitation by social organisations demanding immediate implementation of Inner Line Permit system in the state.

  • Salman Khan

    Salman, Sooraj Barjatya celebrate 20 years of ‘Hum Aapke Hain Koun….’

    Mumbai:  Superstar Salman Khan, who became popular as Prem thanks to his characters in Sooraj Barjatya’s films like “Maine Pyar Kiya” and “Hum Saath-Saath Hain”, is now celebrating 20 years of their blockbuster hit film “Hum Aapke Hain Koun..!”.