Free Press Journal
  • Veteran Kannada writer Anantha Murthy in ‘critical’ condition

    Bangalore:  Jnanpith awardee and renowned Kannada writer U R Anantha Murthy, hospitalised for infection and fever, is in a critical condition and undergoing treatment on multi-support system, a senior doctor said today.

  • College clerk shot dead over group fight

    Sambhal: A college clerk was shot dead after a clash erupted between two rival groups of students in Chandausi police station area here this morning.

  • Narendra Modi

    Science is universal, technology must be local: PM

    New Delhi: Asking IITs to come together to find innovative solutions to the problems of the common man, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said they should take up the challenge of making products for which India is critically dependent on imports.

  • Gap to enter Indian market; first stores to come in Delhi, Mum

    New York: American clothing retailer Gap will enter India next year in partnership with textile company Arvind Lifestyle Brand and open 40 outlets across the country as part of its global expansion strategy.

  • Kallis, Pollard opt for respective IPL teams in CLT20

    New Delhi: All the players named by more than two teams for the Champions League Twenty20, including South African legend Jacques Kallis and West Indian dasher Kieron Pollard, have opted for their IPL franchises instead of their domestic teams.

  • Sonia-Gandhi

    Supreme Court agrees to interpret LoP provision for Lokpal

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court today agreed to interpret Leader of Opposition (LoP) provision for the purpose of appointment of Lokpal in which LoP is a selection committee member and asked the Centre to make its stand clear within two weeks, saying the legislation cannot be put in “cold storage”.

  • Mumbai Metro

    Work on Colaba-Seepz metro line to begin soon

    Mumbai:  Ahead of the upcoming Maharashtra Assembly polls, the Centre has pushed another big ticket infra project for the state with Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu saying that the groundbreaking ceremony of the city’s Colaba-Seepz Metro project will be held soon.

  • Govt official held for accepting Rs 20,000 bribe

    Kota:  Sleuths of Anti-Corruption Bureau have arrested a junior accountant for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 20,000 and will be produced before the court today.

  • Chanu Sharmila

    Family, activists condemn Sharmila’s re-arrest

    Kolkata: Condemning the re-arrest of Irom Chanu Sharmila, her family and various civil rights groups in Manipur today termed the move as “illegal” as a local court had earlier absolved her of the charge of trying to commit suicide by means of fasting.

  • Cabinet decides to reduce SGPC members in Nanded Takht Board

    Mumbai:  The representation of Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) in the Takht Hazur Sahib Board at Nanded will be reduced, with the Maharashtra Cabinet approving the report of Bhatia committee.

  • Flood situation grim in parts of UP, Bihar

    New Delhi: The flood situation in some parts of Bihar and Uttar Pradesh continues to be grim today with the rivers Ghagra and Rapti flowing in “High Flood Situation”.

  • Thanks to low sex ratio, 600-year-old tradition done away with

    Gurgaon:  For a state known to ban marriages within the same ‘gotra’ (clan), a community in Haryana’s Gurgaon district has been forced to abandon a 600-year-old tradition of brotherhood within the community and allow such marriages.

  • rape

    Pregnant woman raped in MP

    Chhattarpur(MP): A pregnant woman was allegedly raped by the son of a sarpanch at a village here, police said today.

  • UPSC Exam

    UPSC exam: Visually impaired candidates to get extra time

    New Delhi: Visually impaired candidates map pearing for civil services preliminary examination will get 40 minutes extra time per paper, the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) said today.

  • Kerala readies new liquor policy

    Thiruvananthapuram:  Kerala’s new liquor policy would be submitted to the high court on Aug 26, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said Friday.