Free Press Journal
  • Will ‘consider’ if Amar proposes to rejoin SP, says Shivpal

    Balrampur (UP): The meeting between Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav and Amar Singh is a “good beginning” and if Singh gives any proposal to rejoin the party it will be considered, senior party leader Shivpal Yadav said today.

  • Suspected LeT operatives sent to judicial custody till Sept 2

    New Delhi: Suspected Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) men Abdul Subhan and Asahbuddin, arrested for their alleged role in conspiring to carry out terror strikes in Delhi and adjoining areas, were today remanded in judicial custody till September 2 by a court here.

  • rupee against dollar

    Rupee strengthens to nearly 3-week high vs US dollar

    Mumbai: Extending its winning run to the second straight session, the rupee today rose nine paise to end at nearly three-week high of 60.67 against the Greenback on the back of sustained dollar selling by exporters and a surge in local stocks.

  • Sharad defends Manjhi over his son’s escapade

    Hajipur: JD(U) President Sharad Yadav today came to the defence of Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi over his son staying in a deluxe hotel with a policewoman.

  • Surface communication in Arunachal to be restored soon

    Itanagar: Surface communication between Banderdewa and Itanagar which has been disrupted since August 15 following washing away of a large portion of NH 52 (A) would be restored soon, PWD officials said.

  • BJP for CBI probe into land scam in Odisha

    Bhubaneswar: Hitting out at Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik for alleged cover up bid in land scam, BJP today demanded a CBI probe into allotment of land and houses as role of political leaders had now surfaced during inquiry into chit fund scandal by the central agency.

  • Mahila Jayawardhane

    Wish I played more Tests in Australia, England: Jayawardene

    New Delhi: As his illustrious innings in Test cricket came to an end, the artistic Mahela Jayawardene wished he could have played more matches in Australia, England and South Africa and built his reputation of being a connoisseur’s delight the world over.

  • No changes to Arjuna Awards recommendation list

    New Delhi:  The controversial recommendation of boxer Jai Bhagwan and squash player Anaka Alankamony for the prestigious Arjuna Awards stands after the Kapil Dev-led selection committee met again today and decided not to make any changes in the original 15-athlete list.

  • Mother Dairy selling frozen tomatoes at Rs 40/kg

    New Delhi: Mother Dairy is selling frozen tomatoes at Rs 40 per kg in the National Capital Region, about 20 per cent lower than the prevailing retail prices.

  • Ebola

    Ebola toll hits 1,229: WHO

    Geneva:  The outbreak of the Ebola virus disease in West Africa has caused 1,229 deaths and has affected 2,240 people so far this year, according to new figures released by the World Health Organisation (WHO) Tuesday.

  • Kareena restyles her wax statue in ‘Ra.One’ saree

    London: Actress Kareena Kapoor’s wax statue at Madam Tussauds has undergone a style change with the actress donating her famous ‘Chammak Chalo’ red saree from ‘Ra.One’ for the replica.

  • Need to end indifference to corruption, says Modi

    Kaithal (Haryana): Calling on people to end their indifference to corruption, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday said the malaise threatens to ruin the nation.

  • India, Bangladesh border guards’ to plant millions of saplings

    Akhaura (India-Bangladesh border): Border guards of India and Bangladesh have taken up an ambitious plan to plant millions of trees along the frontier to protect environment and to reinforce friendship among them, officials said Tuesday.

  • Jitan Ram manjhi

    Lalu-Rabri rule was not jungle raj: Jitan Ram Manjhi

    Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi Tuesday said that there was no ‘jungle raj’ during the rule of RJD chief  Lalu Prasad and later of his wife Rabri Devi in the state.

  • Tough measures to be taken to rid the country of corruption:PM

    Kaithal (Haryana): Vowing to rid the country of the “disease” of corruption, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said his government will take tough measures to eliminate the menace which is “more dangerous than cancer”.

  • Jairam Ramesh

    Jairam Ramesh welcomes PM’s emphasis on toilets

    New Delhi: Congress leader Jairam Ramesh has welcomed Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s emphasis on the need for toilets in his Independence Day speech.

  • Jodhpur rape case: SC to hear Asaram’s bail plea

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court today agreed to hear bail plea of self-styled godman Asaram Bapu on health grounds in Jodhpur rape case and directed setting up of a board of doctors to examine his medical condition.