Free Press Journal
  • Man rapes 80-year-old blind woman

    Batala: An elderly 85-year-old blind woman has been raped allegedly by a person at border village Shahpur Jajan under Dera Baba Nanak, police said today.

  • Govt cuts onion MEP to USD 300/tonne

    New Delhi: Government today slashed the minimum export price (MEP) of onion by a steep USD 200, USD 50 more than what the Union Cabinet decided yesterday.

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    Nilesh Rane to campaign against Bhaskar Jadhav

    Mumbai: Nilesh Rane, the elder son of Maharashtra industries minister Narayan Rane, today said he would not stand for coming Assembly election against NCP’s Bhaskar Jadhav, but “will not rest” until the latter was defeated.

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    Corruption a ‘disease and sin’: PM

    Mouda (Maha): Terming corruption as a “disease and sin”, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said his government was committed to banishing it from the country.

  • 34 children rescued in separate raids

    New Delhi: Thirty four child labourers were rescued in two separate raids in North and Central Delhi in a joint operation of Labour Department, Delhi Police and Bachpan Bachao Andolan (BBA) today.

  • PTI Leader Imran Khan

    US following different policy for Pakistan: Khan

    Islamabad: Opposition leader Imran Khan today criticised the US for its statement against “any extra-constitutional changes” in Pakistan, saying it is adopting a different policy for the country over poll rigging.

  • It’s official, no Arjuna award for boxer Manoj Kumar

    New Delhi: Putting an end to speculations, the Sports Ministry today stuck to the original list of Arjuna awards winners, thereby dashing boxer Manoj Kumar’s hopes of getting the sporting honour.

  • RBI

    RBI sees no big impact of weak monsoon on growth, farm output

    Mumbai: The impact of weak monsoon so far this year on India’s farm production and economy is likely to be limited, the central bank said today, as rainfall levels have improved considerably over the past one month.

  • James Foley’s captors earlier asked for huge ransom

    Washington: Islamist militants earlier asked a ransom of over USD 132 million from US journalist James Foley’s family and employer but made no demands in their last message before brutally beheading him on camera, according to media reports.

  • Pakistan SC adjourns PTI’s case hearing till Friday

    Islamabad: Pakistan’s Supreme Court Thursday ordered the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) to file a concise statement by Friday in relation to the petition filed against the party over its ongoing protests seeking the resignation of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.

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    Go abroad but learn, earn and return: Venkaiah Naidu

    Hyderabad: Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu today made a passionate appeal to youngsters who have gone abroad seeking greener pastures, to return home and contribute to nation-building, thereby giving back to the society.

  • Falling crude, LNG, coal prices huge positive for India:Crisil

    Mumbai: Falling prices of crude oil, thermal coal and liquefied natural gas (LNG) are huge positive for India as energy imports account for 36 per cent of its total imports last fiscal, research firm Crisil Research said here.

  • 23 die as bus falls into river in Himachal

    Shimla: At least 23 people were killed and 20 injured in Himachal Pradesh Thursday when an overcrowded mini bus skidded off the road and fell into the Baspa river, some 300 feet below the road, officials said.

  • MHA asks I&B to review censor clearance to film on Indira assassination

    New Delhi: Home Ministry has expressed reservation and serious concern over the contents of a Punjabi film on former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi’s assassination and asked the Information and Broadcasting Ministry to take a relook at the clearance given to it.

  • Joint mechanism to resolve Assam-Naga border violence

    Guwahati: Union Minister of State (MoS) for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju said here on Thursday that seeing the rising tension in Golaghat district, a joint mechanism has been worked out between the Assam and Nagaland Governments to prevent such incidents in the future.