Free Press Journal
  • Narendra modi

    China reacts guardedly to Modi’s expansionist remark

    Beijing: China today reacted guardedly to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s remarks of “expansionist” tendency among some countries, saying it is not clear what was he referring to and recalled his earlier comments that India and China are strategic partners.

  • I have tried to sort out my action for better results: Ashwin

    Birmingham: Ravichandran Ashwin’s performance in the shorter versions has been comparatively better than Test cricket which the burly Tamil Nadu spinner attributes to the time spent at the nets with his personal coach sorting out his bowling action.

  • Congress President Sonia Gandhi

    NDA Govt. is a failure: Sonia Gandhi

    Rae Bareli: Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Monday criticized the NDA government’s 100 days in office, saying it has been a failure.

  • Modi’s ‘chai pe charcha’ with Abe

    Tokyo: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who has repeatedly highlighted that he used be a tea seller early in his life, was today treated to a special Japanese “chai” by his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe as per a tradition in this country.

  • Gender sensitisation to be at core of NCERT approach: HRD min

    New Delhi: As the government looks to tackle the menace of crimes against women, HRD Minister Smriti Irani today said steps would be taken to make gender sensitisation a core feature of educational curricula.

  • Chennamaneni Vidyasagar Rao

    Officials meet Maha Governor Rao on his first day in office

    Mumbai: A number of top officials of the Maharashtra Government as well as police officials today called on the newly-appointed state Governor Chennamaneni Vidyasagar Rao on his first day in the office at the Raj Bhavan here.

  • Cong disapproves of remarks by Digvijay, Janardan Dwivedi

    New Delhi: Senior Congress leaders Digvijay Singh and Janardan Dwivedi were today under fire from the AICC over their remarks concerning Rahul Gandhi and advocating that elder leaders take a backseat in favour of the young.

  • Rajnath for exemption of environ nod for key border projects

    New Delhi: Concerned over delay in strategic border projects, Home Minister Rajnath Singh has suggested exemption of environment clearance given to such projects falling within 100 km from International Border, Line of Actual Control and Line of Control.

  • meghalaya floods

    Assam flood still critical; one dies in Morigaon district

    Guwahati: With one person losing life in Morigaon district, the flood condition in Assam continued to be critical today as 950 villages remained under water affecting nearly seven lakh people.

  • Japan lifts ban on six Indian entities

    Tokyo: Japan today lifted ban on HAL and five other Indian entities, which had been imposed in the aftermath of the 1998 nuclear tests, amid Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s assertion that cooperation between the two countries in defence and security will get a “new direction”.

  • India, France to lead study on polar region-monsoon link

    Hyderabad: India and France will lead a major international effort to study the impact of climatic changes in polar regions on the Indian monsoon, which has become a subject of intense debate over the years, a top Government official said today.

  • Shootings reported by NYC West Indian parade route

    New York: Hours before the West Indian Day Parade stepped off today, police reported multiple shootings one of them deadly near the route for the political see-and-be-seen event, which has been scarred by violence in recent years.

  • Rehabilitate unwed tribal girls, control social sites: panel

    Mumbai: An interim report of the Justice (retd) Dharmadhikari Committee, set up to curb crimes against women, has asked Maharashtra government to control social networking sites as they can be used to harass women. It also wants the state to rehabilitate unwed young mothers from tribal communities.