Free Press Journal
  • Old is always gold for archer Dipika

    New Delhi: For ace archer Dipika Kumari “old is always gold”, as the 20-year-old Ranchi girl came out with flying colours in the just-concluded World Cup Stage IV in Wroclaw, Poland after a stretch of poor form forced her to change her bow and re-unite with former coach.

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    Congress bats for Women’s Reservation bill

    Thiruvananthapuram: Making a strong pitch for the Women’s Reservation Bill, Congress President Sonia Gandhi today said her party would press the BJP-led NDA government to ensure its passage in the Lok Sabha.

  • Ebola screening

    India issues directives to airlines on Ebola

    New Delhi: India’s civil aviation watchdog Tuesday directed all airlines operating on international routes to take steps against the spread of Ebola virus, including distribution of pamphlets to passengers.

  • Need to study TTP clauses properly, says top official

    New Delhi: The “cloak of confidentiality” surrounding the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) with most of its text shrouded in secrecy makes it imperative for India to know its clauses before negotiating to join the mega free trade arrangement, a top official said Tuesday.

  • Mute, hearing-impaired girl kidnapped, gangraped

    Moga (Pb): An 11-year-old mute and hearing- impaired girl was allegedly kidnapped and gang-raped by two men in Shandewala village of the district, police said.

  • CCS takes custody of Army personnel held for espionage

    Hyderabad: Central Crime Station, a wing of Hyderabad City Police, today took into custody a Naik Subedar, who was arrested for allegedly sharing information about strategic locations of Army bases and deployment of units, through internet with a woman, suspected to be a Pakistani national.

  • Juvenile Justice Bill introduced in LS

    New Delhi: A comprehensive bill to tackle increasing crimes committed by youngsters between 16-18 years of age like the Delhi gangrape case and to ensure proper care and protection of needy children, was introduced in the Lok Sabha today.

  • 16 incidents of antique thefts in last four years: Govt

    New Delhi: The Centre today said 16 incidents of thefts of antiquities, including a Durga sculpture and Shivalinga, from the centrally protected monuments in the country were reported during the last four years.

  • Sensex logs best gain in 10 weeks, Nifty reclaims 7,700 mark

    Mumbai: Domestic markets today gained for the second straight session with the Sensex rising over 361 points in its biggest spurt in about 10 weeks and the Nifty climbing 101 points to reclaim the 7,700-mark fuelled by heavy buying in bluechips, led by Tata Motors, on robust earnings.

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    Govt dismisses Sonia’s criticism on communal incidents

    New Delhi: The BJP government today dismissed Sonia Gandhi’s attack on it over the “rise” in communal riots since it assumed power, saying it was not necessary to comment on her “off the cuff” remarks after Prime Minister Narendra Modi has already made his stand clear.

  • Amid political stalemate, Himachal assembly adjourned sine die

    Shimla: Himachal Pradesh assembly Speaker B.B.L. Butail Tuesday adjourned the house sine die as the stand-off between the treasury and opposition benches continued for the fifth day in the ongoing monsoon session.

  • No breakthrough yet in Israel, Palestine talks to end conflict

    Cairo/Gaza: Indirect talks between Israeli and Palestinian negotiators in Cairo to find a long-term solution to the crisis in Gaza entered its second day today with no headway, even as people in the Hamas-ruled territory rushed to fix the destruction caused by the conflict.

  • Ebola Outbreak

    Liberia awaits experimental drug as Ebola death toll tops 1000

    Monrovia: Liberia is awaiting the delivery of an experimental drug to treat Ebola patients as the World Health Organisation debated the use of such treatments and announced the global death toll for the virus has topped 1,000.

  • Rajya Sabha takes up SEBI bill

    New Delhi: The Rajya Sabha Tuesday took up the Securities Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2014, with a view to curb the menace of ponzi schemes.

  • UP govt not protecting cows being slaughtered, alleges BJP MP

    New Delhi, Aug 12 (PTI) A BJP member’s charge that the Akhilesh Yadav government in Uttar Pradesh was not protecting cows being slaughtered in abundance, generated heat in Lok Sabha today with Samajwadi Party members strongly protesting it.