Free Press Journal
  • Dr. Harshvardhan

    Aim is to integrate Ayurveda with modern medicine: Harsh Vardhan

    New Delhi: The Government will set up an exclusive drug control department to facilitate Research and development, monitor quality control and standardise the manufacturing of medicinal products of Ayurveda and other traditional Indian treatment systems, Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan said today.

  • Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaih

    Karnataka CM requests PM Modi to withdraw IT concessions to Andhra

    Bangalore: Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Thursday requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to withdraw the concessions the Centre has provided Andhra Pradesh for the information technology (IT) sector, stating that such allowances would cause an unhealthy competition between the two states.

  • Jitan Ram Manjhi

    CM’s resignation demanded on moral ground

    Patna: Slamming Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi for appointing his close kin as personal staff as a ‘highly immoral, unethical and unconstitutional step’, the BJP today sought his resignation on moral ground and proposed recovery of salaries paid to his kin from his own salary.

  • Akhilesh Yadav

    Mounting death toll forces UP to go for road safety

    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh, the country’s most populous state, is finally going in for urgent road safety measures because of the rising death toll from road accidents. Police will also crack down on rash driving and breach of traffic norms and driving a two-wheeler without a helmet and a four-wheeler minus the safety belt will become punishable.

  • Narendra Modi

    Looking forward to meeting leaders during 3-country visit: Narendra Modi

    New Delhi:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said he was looking forward to meeting international leaders during the ASEAN, East Asia Summit and G-20 which he will be attending during his visit to three countries–Myanmar, Australia and Fiji–from November 11 to 19.

  • chandrababu naidu

    Andhra to set up petrochemicals corridor, automobile hub

    New Delhi:  Exuding confidence on making Andhra Pradesh the most favourable investment destination, Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu today said the government is “confident” of setting up a petrochemical corridor, electronic hardware manufacturing and automobile hub in the state.

  • Nitin Gadkari

    Nitin Gadkari calls for an integrated approach to development

    New Delhi: Union Minister of Road Transport, Highways and Shipping Nitin Gadkari has reassured that most problems related to infrastructure were being addressed and that positive changes will be seen soon.

  • R K Laxman

    Cartoonist R K Laxman felicitated

    Pune:  Eminent cartoonist R K Laxman, who has turned 94, was felicitated by his friends and admirers at a function here today.

  • Mann_ki_Baat

    Mann Ki Baat – Connecting with the masses

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s second ‘Mann Ki Baat’ radio programme had been scheduled on November 2. An open forum had been created on to share ideas and thoughts for the radio programme. This was a new step that PM Modi took for

  • Pankaja Munde

    Woman who sold ‘mangalsutra’ to build toilet honoured

    Mumbai:  Maharashtra Rural Development Minister Pankaja Munde today honoured Sangita Awhale, a woman from Saikheda village in Washim district, who sold her ‘mangalsutra’ to build a toilet.

  • Piyush Goyal

    Govt cautious on West-discarded nuclear technology: Piyush Goyal

    New Delhi: Striking a cautious note, Union Minister Piyush Goyal today said the government is looking at all options on nuclear energy but does not want to get saddled with “something” that has been discarded by the West.

  • Namdapha: Into the Jungle

    It was December. And it was raining. I wasn’t expecting it. But then, Namdapha is not called a rainforest for no reason. It is as lush and evergreen as it is dark and impregnable. All I could do was to stand in front of it and ogle at it in awe.

  • Rakesh Maria

    26/11 call record case: Mumbai police gets govt nod to move HC

    Mumbai: In a relief to Mumbai Police Commissioner Rakesh Maria, the Maharashtra government has allowed city police to move the Bombay High Court to challenge an order passed by the State Chief Information Commissioner, who directed to conduct a judicial inquiry against him in connection with the alleged discrepancies in the 26/11 call records.

  • BJP downplays meeting of third front leaders

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Shahnawaz Hussain on Thursday said the meeting of non-Congress and non-BJP parties to form a third front is not going to have any effect on his party or Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

  • Cyclone - Storm

    Andhra coast faces another cyclone threat

    Hyderabad:  The Andhra Pradesh coast is facing threat of another cyclone as the depression over central Bay of Bengal is likely to intensify into a cyclonic storm during the next 24 hours, the Met Office said Thursday.

  • pranab mukherjee

    Gurbani notes reverberate in Rashtrapati Bhavan

    New Delhi:  On the occasion of Guru Nanak’s birthday, the Rashtrapati Bhavan today reverberated with ‘Gurbani’ (Sikh religious prayers) as President Pranab Mukherjee hosted a special programme which was attended by Vice President Hamid Ansari and Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

  • Will focus on Delhi in next 5-10 years: Arvind Kejriwal

    New Delhi:  Bracing for the polls, Aam Aadmi Party Chief Arvind Kejriwal today said he will focus on Delhi for the next five to 10 years and any decision on fighting elections in other states will be taken only after people’s mandate in the capital.