Free Press Journal
  • meghalaya floods

    UP floods claim 41 lives, over 1,000 villages hit

    Lucknow: The toll in Uttar Pradesh floods today mounted to 41, with reports of 13 more deaths in the state where over 1,000 villages were affected by the flood waters of several rivers flowing above the danger mark.

  • Rani’s next film to be outside YRF banner

    Mumbai: Actress Rani Mukerji, now married to Yash Raj Films (YRF) head honcho Aditya Chopra, says that her next will be outside her home banner.

  • Mkts cheer Modi’s I-day pledge; Sensex, Nifty log life highs

    Mumbai: Rising for the fifth day, benchmark Sensex today gained 288 points to end at new peak of 26,390.96 and the Nifty soared 83 points to close at new high of 7,874.25 after Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s August 15 pledge to boost infrastructure and manufacturing fired up markets.

  • When the divinity didn’t intervene for India

    London: India appealed to the divinity, but even gods were unwilling to intervene to ward off the inept team’s  embarrassing 1-3 Test series loss to England.

  • Jaitley vists forward posts on Indo-Pak border

    Chandigarh: Defence Minister Arun Jaitley today visited the forward posts around Dera Baba Nanak area along the International Border (IB) with Pakistan in Amritsar district.

  • Lumia 530 launched in India

    Coimbatore: Microsoft Devices, today officially launched its new Lumia 530 Dual Sim, claiming it to be the most affordable handset under the Lumia brand till date, in India.

  • Arctic Ocean Ice

    Snow cover on Arctic sea ice has thinned significantly: NASA

    Washington: In an alarming revelation, NASA has confirmed that the snow on sea ice in the Arctic has thinned significantly in the last 50 years – by about a third in the western hemisphere and by half near Alaska.

  • Julian Assange to leave Ecuadorian embassy ‘soon’

    London: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange today said he would “soon” leave the Ecuadorian embassy here after being holed up at the mission for nearly two years, amid reports that he has developed life-threatening ailments that require hospitalisation.

  • markanday katju

    Take leadership against feudalism, poverty: Katju to media

    Bhubaneswar: Press Council of India (PCI) Chairman Justice (retd) Markandey Katju today said that the country had been passing through a very painful and agonising phase and exhorted the media to take leadership to combat feudal mindset and superstition in the society.