Free Press Journal
  • Narendra Modi

    PM announces Rs.1,000 crore aid for Jammu and Kashmir

    Jammu: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday announced a special assistance of Rs.1,000 crore for the flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir besides a Rs.2 lakh compensation from the Prime Minister’s Relief Fund for the kin of the dead and Rs.50,000 for those seriously injured.

  • Haryana Roadways staff strike continues

    Chandigarh: The strike by Haryana Roadways employees continued Sunday for the second day after talks between the employees’ leaders and the state transport minister failed to resolve an issues.

  • Peaches were domesticated in China, says Study

    Toronto: Do you relish the flavour of peaches? You can now thank the Chinese for domesticating the fruit some 7,500 years ago, a study suggests.

  • Ukraine ceasefire shaken by fresh shelling

    London: Following fresh shelling near Donetsk airport in eastern Ukraine Sunday, a ceasefire agreement signed by the government and the separatists might collapse, observers said.

  • Imran threatens to drag Pakistan PM to court

    Islamabad: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf leader Imran Khan has said he would approach the Supreme Court to get Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif disqualified because he had allegedly lied in parliament, media reported Sunday.

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    BJP to open overseas office in Kenya, other African nations

    Nairobi: Spreading its wings across the African continent where it did not have much of a presence till now, India’s ruling Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) will be opening an overseas office in Kenya’s capital Nairobi in the next fortnight.

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    Four of a family found murdered in Odisha

    Bhubaneswar: Four of a family, including two minor children, were found murdered in their home in Odisha, police said Sunday.

  • Onam celebrated in Kerala

    Thiruvananthapuram:  Despite light rain in some parts of Kerala, Onam was celebrated across the state Sunday with a lavish, 26-dish traditional vegetarian lunch, flowers and a degree of nostalgia.

  • With rising incomes, young in US losing trust in others

    Washington:  With an increasing amount of money in their bank accounts, young people’s trust in others and confidence in societal institutions are at their lowest point in over three decades, says a new survey.

  • $4.7 trillion needed for 7 percent growth rate: CII

    New Delhi: To achieve an average gross domestic product (GDP) growth of 7 percent per annum, India needs $4.7 trillion investment over next five years, the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) said Sunday.

  • HC upholds life for jilted lover who maimed woman’s face

    New Delhi: A jilted lover who maimed the face of a woman who refused his marriage proposal has been denied relief by the Delhi High Court, which upheld the life sentence awarded to him by a trial court.

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    Committed to enhancing ties with Brazil: Modi

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday said that Brazil was a “key global partner” and India was committed to enhancing its ties with the country.

  • Five states contribute half of PSU investments in five years

    New Delhi:  The major investments in Central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSEs), accounting for 50 percent of their total investment of Rs.5.5 lakh crore ($91 billion) between 2008-09 and 2012-13 came from five states, a study done by the Associated Chambers of Commerce & Industry of India (ASSOCHAM) said here Sunday.

  • California’s Indian-American attorney general ties the knot

    Washington: California’s top law officer Indian-American Kamala Harris, whom President Barack Obama last year called “by far the best-looking attorney general,” to cause a stir has married lawyer Douglas Emhoff.

  • Omar Abdullah

    We will reach you, Omar Abdullah tells flood victims

    Srinagar: Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Sunday promised the flood-hit people of Jammu and Kashmir that help will reach them soon and asked them not to panic. The state is reeling under the worst floods in six decades.

  • Modi congratulates Sania Mirza

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday congratulated Indian tennis player Sania Mirza for winning the US Open mixed doubles title with her Brazilian partner Bruno Soares.

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    Floods devastate Jammu and Kashmir, Modi to visit Sunday

    Srinagar/Jammu: The worst-ever floods in Jammu and Kashmir in 60 years have left at least 107 dead, affected 2,500 villages as well as extensively damaged property, infrastructure and crops, officials said Saturday.