Free Press Journal
  • President Pranab Mukherjee meets Norwegian King

    Oslo, (Norway): President Pranab Mukherjee met Norway’s head of state King Herald fifth and other dignitaries in Oslo at a ceremonial reception at the Palace Plaza on Monday, as part of his state visit to the Nordic nation.

  • CAB terms BCCI’s decision to postpone its AGM as illegal

    New Delhi: The Cricket Association of Bihar (CAB) on Monday termed the BCCI’s decision to postpone its annual general meeting (AGM) as illegal and filed an interim application in the Supreme Court.

  • Asian Games medal winners felicitated in Delhi

    New Delhi: The athletes, who finished with a podium position at the 2014 Asian Games, were felicitated at a ceremony held in the national capital on Monday.

  • India-Bangladesh project to document Bangladesh Liberation

    Guwahati: Forty-three years after the Bangladesh War of Liberation, a history project is underway to collate facts and documents of the historic events of 1971 which, among others, will record the contribution of people and the government of India.

  • Rejuvenating Yamuna on high priority: Jung

    New Delhi: Delhi Lt Governor Najeeb Jung Monday chaired the first meeting of the multi-agency centre on Yamuna and said rejuvenating the river would be high on the priority of the city government.

  • Campaign cacophony ceases in Maharashtra

    Mumbai: The month-long election cacophony ended in Maharashtra Monday evening for the 288 assembly seats and lone Lok Sabha constituency Beed, which go to polls Oct 15.

  • Cyclone claims 21 lives in Andhra, relief work begins

    Visakhapatnam: Cyclonic storm Hudhud claimed 21 lives, affected six lakh people and damaged over 6,000 houses in north coastal Andhra as the extent of destruction caused by it Sunday unfolded a day later. Relief operations began Monday on war footing.

  • haryana polls

    Over 10 lakh voters, 62 candidates in Gurgaon

    Gurgaon: Campaigning for Haryana assembly elections ended Monday evening. As many as 62 candidates are in the fray in the four assembly segments of Gurgaon district which has 1,002,675 electors.

  • Visual inspection more effective in detecting lesions: Study

    New Delhi: Visual inspection with acetic acid can emerge as a cost-effective alternative screening method for cervical lesions as compared to expensive and complicated tests like pap smears, a new study shows.

  • SEBI registration guidelines require bourses to share members’ details

    Mumbai: Market Regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) Monday issued guidelines to stock exchanges and clearing houses for implementing the single registration certificate across different bourses requiring them to share information about their members.

  • SC gives precedence to sugarcane farmers over banks

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court Monday said sugarcane farmers will have precedence over banks for the recovery of their dues from mills as they are in a state of financial distress and are prone to commit suicide.

  • Online tracking of government officials

    New Delhi: Bureaucrats seem to be in for some tough times in the Modi regime with a new website helping not only the government but also the public keep a watch on their movements.

  • MNS candidate Sudhakar Khade gets pre-arrest bail in rape case

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court today granted anticipatory bail to MNS leader Sudhakar Khade, who is contesting Maharashtra assembly election from Kavathe-Mahakal in Sangli district, in connection with a rape case.

  • BJP attacks Congress for eliminating members praising PM Modi

    New Delhi: Taking potshots at the Congress for relieving Member of Parliament (MP) Shashi Tharoor from his duties as the spokesperson, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Siddharth Nath Singh on Monday said it is extremely unfortunate that the party eliminates every member who praises Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

  • Govt starts selection process for CVC

    New Delhi: Centre today began the selection process for Chief of Central Vigilance Commission and sought applications from eligible candidates including serving and retired bureaucrats, besides private persons.

  • Top seed BR Nikshep enters second round

    New Delhi: Defending champion BR Nikshep got off to a strong start, registering a comfortable 6-1 6-1 win over Kunj Kotak in the boys under-16 first round of the 20th Fenesta Open National Tennis Championship, here today.