Free Press Journal
  • Joice Mujuru

    Zimbabwe’s vice president linked to plot

    Johannesburg:  Zimbabwe’s vice president, once seen as a possible successor to President Robert Mugabe, has been linked to an alleged plot to assassinate the 90-year-old leader, a state-run newspaper reported today.

  • SAARC dignitaries to visit picturesque Nepal retreat town

    Kathmandu: Foreign dignitaries, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi, at the upcoming SAARC summit will be hosted at the scenic Himalayan retreat town of Dhulikhel near the Nepalese capital.

  • tony abbott

    Australia talks of MH17, China during G-20 Summit

    Brisbane: Australia Prime Minister Tony Abbott raised the issue of the downing of the Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 with Russia during the G-20 Summit held here. He also hailed the transformation of China

  • Sanjay Raut

    BJP didn’t give Advani full details on break-up: Sena

    Mumbai:  Two days after BJP patriarch L K Advani held the Shiv Sena responsible for breaking ties with his party, the Sena today shot back at the octogenarian saying his party failed to provide him with complete information on the alliance breakdown.

  • rajnath singh

    Rajnath asks Maoists to shun violence, join mainstream

    Bhavnathpur/Latehar:  Making an appeal for a clear mandate in favour of BJP in Maoist-hit Jharkhand, Home Minister Rajnath Singh today asked Naxals to shun violence and join the mainstream to strengthen the nation.

  • Cambridge retains top spot in UK university ranking

    London:  Cambridge University has retained its reputation as Britain’s best university while its rival Oxford slipped to number 2 from the joint first spot in the ‘University Guide 2015’ released here today.

  • CPI-ML socio-economic survey shows majority families landless

    Patna: The CPI-ML today released an extensive socio-economic survey of Bihar, which shows 60.74 per cent families living in the rural areas of the state as landless and grossly deprived on human development indicators.

  • Four senior students arrested for allegedly ragging junior

    Howrah (WB): Four students of a private engineering and pharmaceutical college in the district were today arrested for allegedly ragging a first year student of the institute, who was found dead near railway tracks, police said.

  • Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore

    Indian democracy owes much to independent press: Rathore

    New Delhi: The success of Indian democracy owes much to an independent and responsible press which has played a crucial role in educating and empowering the masses, Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore said Sunday.

  • salman khurshid

    Khurshid doubts genuiness of Modi’s crowds abroad

    Farukhabad: Congress leader Salman Khurshid has suggested that the crowds that gathered at Myanmar for Prime Minister Narendra Modi had been brought from India, evoking a sharp reaction from BJP which termed the comments as a reflection of “frustration”.

  • Mathews smashes maiden ton

    Ranchi: Buoyed by captain Angelo Mathews’ (139 not out) maiden ton, Sri Lanka put up a challenging 287-run target at the cost of eight wickets against India in the fifth and final One-Day International (ODI) at the JSCA International Stadium Complex here Sunday.

  • Kiren Rijiju

    China asked not to support Pak’s anti-India activities: Rijiju

    Jammu: Amid reports of China training Pakistani army, Union Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju today said India has conveyed its “dismay” to China and asked it not to support Pakistan’s activities directed against this country.

  • Jitan Ram Manjhi

    Manjhi blames politicians for glossing over corruption

    Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi today said politicians like him tended to gloss over corruption by powerful middlemen in the implementation of schemes for the poor and minorities for the sake of votes.

  • Landslide kills 2 as death toll from Italy storm climbs to 11

    Rome:  A landslide triggered by torrential rain engulfed a house on the shores of Italy’s Lake Maggiore today, killing a pensioner and his granddaughter in what a neighbour described as a “horrific” tragedy.

  • polls

    JK polls just a week away, but parties yet to issue manifestos

    Srinagar:  Even as the first phase of the five-phased Assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir is just about a week away, political parties here are yet to bring out manifestos outlining their poll agenda and policies for the state.

  • Ties between countries can prosper if states,cities engage: PM

    Brisbane: Highlighting that India and Australia share a “special bond”, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said relations between countries can prosper fully if states and cities are involved in international engagements.

  • Britain’s JCB bets on new India factories to push global sales

    Jaipur:  Britain-based JC Bramford (JCB), a leading global earthmoving and construction equipment company, has opened its fourth and fifth plants in India with an investment of Rs.500 crore (about $80 million), touted as its largest outside its home country.

  • Govt proposes norms for easier exits, revival of MSMEs

    New Delhi: The government has proposed amendments to the MSME Act with the twin objectives of time-bound exit and revival of loss-making units to help them consolidate their businesses and re-deploy capital in other greenfield ventures.