Free Press Journal
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    PM’s interaction with people on radio an important initiative

    New Delhi: Terming Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s decision to interact with people over radio as an important initiative, Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar today said private channels will also be provided the content of the interaction.

  • Govt announces ‘Deen Dayal Antyodaya Yojana’, seeks PPP model

    New Delhi: With an aim to uplift the poor by enhancing livelihood opportunities through skill de elopment, Government today announced a Rs 500 crore “Deen Dayal Antyodaya Yojana” and also urged the Industry to come forward to impart training to unemployed youth.

  • Haldia-Allahabad waterway to help India create more jobs: WB

    Varanasi: The 1,620-km long waterway being developed on river Ganga between Haldia to Allahabad brings a better opportunity for India in creating more jobs for people, a World Bank official said today.

  • Indian coaches should get more recognition: Sports minister

    New Delhi: Joining the foreign versus Indian coach debate, Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal Thursday said the cricket team’s recent success in the limited-overs tournament in England under Ravi Shastri can be taken as an example and applied in other sports as well.

  • Bhambri, Sanam, Ankita reach last 16

    Incheon: Indian tennis players Yuki Bhambri, Sanam Singh and Ankita Raina reached the pre-quarterfinals in their respective categories at the 17th Asian Games here Thursday.

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    Greed for power affecting BJP-Shiv Sena alliance: Rashid Alvi

    New Delhi: Amid speculations of a likely split between the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Shiv Sena ahead of the upcoming Maharashtra Assembly polls, Congress leader Rashid Alvi on Thursday said the lust for power is affecting both parties that have been on the same platform for the past 25 years.

  • Hearing on lawyer’s application against Paraskar adjourned

    Mumbai: The sessions court here today adjourned the hearing on the application filed by a lawyer seeking cancellation of the pre-arrest bail of senior police officer Sunil Paraskar till the next month.

  • Alipiri blast case: four-year jail term for three Naxals

    Hyderabad: A court at Tirupati in Andhra Pradesh today sentenced three Naxals to four years’ rigorous imprisonment in a case related to the October 2003 blast at Alipiri targeting the then Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu.

  • SC declares National Tax Tribunal law as unconstitutional

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court today declared the National Tax Tribunal, which was set up to decide tax- related cases, as unconstitutional, saying it encroaches on the “exclusive domain” of the superior courts.

  • Sailor ends life onboard Naval ship

    Mumbai: A 24-year-old sailor belonging to Punjab allegedly committed suicide onboard Naval ship ‘INS Deepak’ here due to personal reasons, police said today.

  • CBI carries out searches in chit fund scam

    New Delhi: CBI today carried out searches at least 15 locations, including Bhubaneshwar Institute of Technology and residences and offices of senior officials of Seashore Group, spread across four states, in connection with multi-crore rupee chit fund scam.

  • Another major split: NCP calls off alliance with Congress

    Mumbai: The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) announced Thursday it was calling off its 15-year-old alliance with the Congress in Maharashtra and pulling out of the Congress-led state government.

  • Parui murder: BJP demands police chief’s resignation

    Kolkata: In the wake of the Calcutta High Court directing a CBI inquiry into the Sagar Ghosh murder case at Parui in Birbhum district, BJP today demanded resignation of DGP G M P Reddy, accusing him of failing to perform his duty properly.

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    Modi’s Make in India campaign makes big splash in China

    Beijing: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘Make in India’ campaign made a big splash in China as large number of investors flocked to the special investment promotion events organised by Indian missions highlighting the country’s fast-changing investment liberalisation process.