Free Press Journal
  • ‘Super Dan’ takes gold in epic final

    Incheon:  Badminton king Lin Dan saw off world champion Chen Long in an epic Asian Games final today as he successfully defended his title and showed he can still dominate the sport at 30.

  • Congressmen press Obama to discuss religious freedom with Modi

    New York:  A group of 11 American lawmakers has written to President Barack Obama to discuss the issue of religious freedom in India with visiting Prime Minister Narendra Modi, during their meetings at the White House.

  • MNREGA workers to participate in cleanliness drive

    New Delhi: In a bid to take its Clean India campaign to grass roots level, the Centre has sought “active participation” of millions of MNREGA workers for the ambitious cleanliness drive to be launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on October 2.

  • India Post suited to be payment bank: Financial Services Secy

    Mumbai: Lack of credit disbursing experience makes the postal department with its vast network of offices around the country better suited to be run as a payment bank and not as a full-fledged universal bank, a top Finance Ministry official said here today.

  • FC Goa sign former Arsenal and Brazil international Andre

    Panaji: After Robert Pires, Indian Super League franchise FC Goa have now roped in former Arsenal and Brazil international Andre Santos for the inaugural edition of the football tournament starting October 12.

  • Banks will restructure coal assets post SC deallocations: Official

    Mumbai: Banks will approach the Reserve Bank (RBI) for restructuring coal assets after the Supreme Court order cancelling coal block allocations that may impact such assets’ quality, the finance ministry’s topmost official said Monday.

  • Ravi Shankar Prasad

    Govt moves to repeal 323 archaic laws

    New Delhi: Moving to weed out archaic laws, government has identified at least 323 Acts to be repealed and bills in this regard would be pushed during the next session of Parliament.

  • 4th HI Congress and elections on October 13

    New Delhi:  The fourth Congress and elections of Hockey India will be held on October 13 at a city hotel here, according to a HI notice.

  • Sania Mirza and Saketh Myneni grab mixed doubles gold

    Incheon: Sania Mirza and Saketh Myneni combined well to clinch gold medal in the mixed doubles event as India’s tennis campaign at the Asian Games concluded with a rich haul of five medals at the Asian Games, here today.

  • Narendra Modi

    Obama’s private dinner for Modi may feature only veg dishes

    Washington: It may be all vegetarian dishes and non-alcoholic drinks when President Barack Obama hosts a private dinner at the White House tonight for Prime Minister Narendra Modi who himself will take only lime water.

  • Boeing keen on greater engagement with India

    New York:) Defence major Boeing today proposed greater business engagement with India, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi promised the US companies to provide friendlier business environment in the country.

  • South Ex-II project won’t inconvenience residents: LG to HC

    New Delhi: The decision for commercialisation and redevelopment of South Extension-II and East Kidwai Nagar areas here was taken after considering views of all stakeholders, including people living nearby, the Delhi High Court was today informed on behalf of the Lt Governor.

  • Govt buses can’t display election ads: EC

    New Delhi: As Maharashtra and Haryana go for Assembly polls next month, the Election Commission today ruled out allowing display of election advertisements on government transport buses, saying the party in power can use it to its advantage and disturb the level playing field.

  • Kiren Rijiju

    Incursions by Chinese Army unacceptable: Rijiju

    New Delhi: In the wake of recent face-off at the LAC in Ladakh, Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju today made it clear that incursions by Chinese Army were unacceptable but said security forces should refrain from “misadventure” to prevent escalation of any tension on border.