Free Press Journal
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    Twitter best firm on culture and values

    New York:  Micro-blogging site Twitter has received the highest rating from its workers in terms of corporate culture and values, according to a new report.

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    Two killed in Pakistan firing in Jammu, India vows to respond

    Jammu/Visakhapatnam: Two people were killed and seven others injured early Saturday in heavy firing by Pakistan forces on BSF posts on the international border in Jammu and Kashmir’s Jammu district, officials said.

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    Maharashtra governor transferred

    New Delhi: K. Sankaranarayanan, the governor of Maharashtra, was Sunday transferred and appointed as the Mizoram governor for the remainder of his term, the Rashtrapati Bhavan said.

  • UPSC prelims held across India

    New Delhi:  The UPSC civil service preliminary examination was Sunday held across India, after much protest and changes in the test pattern.

  • Modi visits AIIMS for check-up

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday visited the AIIMS here for a routine medical check-up, a hospital official said.

  • State ministers to evolve strategy for a ‘Clean India’

    New Delhi : State ministers in charge of drinking water and sanitation will meet here Monday to undertake a review of the progress in the National Rural Drinking Water Programme (NRDWP) and evolve a strategy for speedy implementation of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s mission of ‘Swachh Bharat’ (Clean India) by 2019.

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    Ensure justice for Tamils, Modi tells Sri Lanka

    New Delhi: In a clear sign that India has not washed its hands off Sri Lankan affairs, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday urged Colombo to ensure “justice and self-respect” to its Tamil minority.

  • Seven wagons of Konkan Railway train derail

    Ratnagiri (Maharashtra):  Seven wagons of a goods train of the Konkan Railway jumped off the tracks here early Sunday, an official said.

  • Israel airstrikes destroy apartment, mall in Gaza

    Gaza:  Israeli airstrikes destroyed a six-story apartment building and a business mall in the southern Gaza Strip town of Rafah late Saturday, Palestinian security sources said.

  • Syrian tribesmen kill 18 IS fighters

    Damascus:  Syrian tribesmen killed 18 Islamic State (IS) fighters in the oil-rich province of Deir al-Zour in eastern Syria Saturday, media reports said.

  • Islamist militants capture Libya’s Tripoli airport

    Tripoli: Libya’s Islamist militants’ coalition Libya Dawn announced Saturday that they have taken the Tripoli international airport, a crucial stronghold for the Zintan pro-secular militias, a TV report said.

  • Bomb attacks kill 22 in Iraq

    Baghdad:  At least 22 people were killed and 132 wounded in three bomb attacks in the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk Saturday, a police source said.