Free Press Journal
  • G K Vasan

    Final decision on future course of action tomorrow: Vasan

    Coimbatore : A day after dropping hints of breaking away from Congress and reviving the erstwhile Tamil Maanila Congress, former Union Shipping Minister G K Vasan today said the final decision on the future course of action tomorrow would reflect aspirations of leaders and workers.

  • Narendra Modi

    Bharat-Nepal Shiksha Maitri Karyakam launched

    Kolkata: In line with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s announcement during his visit to Nepal, the Bharat-Nepal Shiksha Maitri Karyakram, a course for Nepalese students was launched at Calcutta University campus here today.

  • Jadavpur unrest

    Questions being raised over validity of JU referendum

    Kolkata: West Bengal Governor K N Tripathi today said questions are being raised over the validity of the “so-called” referendum by students of Jadavpur University on whether its Vice-Chancellor Abhijit Chakrabarti should resign.

  • Xi Jinping

    Communist Party commands gun, Xi tells Chinese military

    Beijing: Chinese President Xi Jinping has asked the 2.3 million strong army to show full loyalty towards the ruling Communist Party saying it “commands the gun”, days after a former top General was indicted for corruption.

  • ATM

    Banks yet to restrict free ATM transactions in metros

    New Delhi: Even as RBI allowed banks to charge ATM transcations beyond five in metros, the lenders are yet to restrict the number of free withdrawals for their own customers at home automated teller machines.

  • Tech Mahindra

    Cautious on bidding for government contracts: Tech Mahindra

    Mumbai: Tech Mahindra, the fifth largest IT exporter, is treading cautiously on the domestic turf, especially in hunting for government contracts, as it sees implementation a “grave risk” in this area.

  • Virendra Beniwal

    BJP govt failed to curb crime in Raj: Cong leader Beniwal

    Bikaner:Former state Home Minister Virendra Beniwal today alleged that the BJP government has “failed to curb crime” in the last eleven months of its rule and were “unable to provide fearless atmosphere” to the people in Rajasthan.

  • Virgin Galactic’s space rocket

    US officials begin probe into Virgin Galactic crash in Mojave

    London: Two days after Virgin Galactic’s space rocket went down over Mojave Desert in California during a test flight, the United States officials have reportedly launched an investigation into the crash.

  • Abu Sayyaf militants

    Abu Sayyaf militants kill 6 Filipino soldiers

    Manila: Abu Sayyaf gunmen today killed six soldiers who were guarding a road project that has been delayed by militant attacks in an impoverished southern Philippine province, the military said.

  • Navy Chief R.K. Dhowan to visit Kenya

    New Delhi: Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral R.K. Dhowan, is scheduled to visit Kenya to consolidate defence relations with the Indian Ocean Region country.

  • MNS chief Raj Thackeray

    Maha Dalit killings: Raj asks CM for action to nab culprits

    Mumbai: MNS chief Raj Thackeray today called on newly-appointed state Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and asked him to take steps to arrest culprits of the last month’s gruesome murder of three members of a Dalit family at a village in Ahmednagar district.

  • blackmoney

    Black money probe: Swiss banks mull anticipatory meaures

    Berne/New Delhi: As probe into suspected black money stashed abroad by Indians gathers steam, banks in Switzerland are running from pillar to post to safeguard their interest while some are also considering financial provisions in their books for possible penal actions and legal costs.

  • Modi-Obama Summit To Reset India-Us Ties That Had Gone Adrift

    Intensive follow up meetings scheduled post Modi-Obama summit

    Washington: Indian and American officials have scheduled a series of meetings before the year-end to follow up on decisions taken during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s maiden meeting with US President Barack Obama here in September to ensure their time-bound implementation.

  • Narendra Modi

    Citizens can write letters to me: Narendra Modi

    New Delhi: Citizens who do not have access to internet and social media can write letters offering suggestions related to various issues, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Sunday.

  • Jairam Ramesh

    Bureaucracy ‘killed’ Indo-US statement on HFCs: Jairam Ramesh

    New Delhi: Former Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh today sought to blame the bureaucracy in the Ministry of Environment and Forests for the lack of progress on the issue of harmful greenhouse gas hydrofluorocarbons despite a statement signed with the US.

  • Rudraksha tree

    “Rudraksha tree species in TN faces threat of extinction”

    Chennai: The tree species of “Elaeocarpus Blascoi Weibel,” a rudraksha tree family confined only to the Palani Hills in Tamil Nadu faces a real threat of extinction as just one tree of the group survives, a study has revealed.