Free Press Journal
  • Omar Abdullah

    ‘Nobody forms govt. by sweeping a road’: Omar Abdullah

    Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Thursday hit back at PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti over her remark that he wielded a broom to please Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying nobody forms a government on the back of sweeping a road.

  • Nawaz Sharif

    ‘Insecure’ Sharif speaking language of Pak Army

    New Delhi: Wing Commander (Retd.) Praful Bakshi on Thursday dubbed Nawaz Sharif’s remark on the Kashmir issue as a ‘weak stand of a helpless Prime Minister’, adding that the latter is now speaking a language which his country’s army wants to hear.

  • Narendra Modi

    Modi’s visit to Janakpur in Nepal axed

    Kathmandu: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s planned visit to Janakpur, revered as the land of goddess Sita in Hindu mythology, has been cancelled, it was announced Thursday.

  • Adani's port

    Congress questions SBI loan to Adani

    New Delhi: The Congress Thursday questioned the State Bank of India’s “propriety” in giving a loan of $1 billion to the Adani group for the development of the Carmichael coal mine in Australia.

  • IM terrorist

    Terror plot averted in Meghalaya

    Shillong: Seven insurgents were arrested in Meghalaya Thursday, as police averted a plot to carry out an explosion in the assembly constituency of Chief Minister Mukul Sangma.

  • Arun Jaitley

    Be proactive in credit support: Jaitley to PSU banks

    New Delhi: Finance Ministry Arun Jaitley Thursday told public sector banks to be proactive in credit support to projects expressing the hope that their level of bad debts would reduce as the economy picks up.

  • Boxing india

    Indian boxers reach women’s Worlds quarters

    Jeju (South Korea): Indian pugilists Shamjetsabam Sarjubala, Pavitra, Saweety and Kavita reached the quarterfinals of the Women’s World Championships here Thursday.

  • More Indo-French science collaborations for Northeast

    Kolkata: Working with India’s leading research centres, the Indo-French Centre for the Promotion of Advanced Research (CEFIPRA) is seeking more scientific partnerships for the country’s remote areas, particularly the northeast states, an official said here Thursday.


    Jignesh Shah resigns as FTIL MD; will mentor the firm now

    New Delhi:  Jignesh Shah, who is fighting legal cases in the NSEL’s Rs 5,600-crore scam, has resigned as the Managing Director of Financial Technologies India, a company set up by him, and will become its Chairman Emeritus.

  • Repatriation time for export earnings reduced to 9 months

    Mumbai: Exporters and units in special economic zones (SEZs) will now have to realise and repatriate overseas sales proceed of goods and services in nine months, as against 12-month earlier, from the date of shipment.

  • Sena to queer pitch for BJP in Delhi polls on Hindutva plank

    Mumbai: Post its break-up with BJP, Shiv Sena now wants to aggressively expand its base in states other than Maharashtra as well and will kick off its “mission” from Delhi where it wants to corner its former ally mainly on the Hindutva agenda.

  • Arun Jaitley

    Cinema is alternative religion in India: Arun Jaitley

    Panaji: Cricket may be termed as a religion in India but cinema is an alternative religion, Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Arun Jaitley today said after inaugurating the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) here.