Free Press Journal
  • Ishant needs to step up and take more wickets: Agarkar

    New Delhi: Former India pacer Ajit Agarkar feels that Ishant Sharma should step up in a leadership role as the bowling unit has the skill set and ability to take 20 Australian wickets in the third cricket Test starting tomorrow at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.

  • Adivasis protest against Assam massacre

    Jhargram:  An apex national body of the adivasis today put up road blockade in West Midnapore district in protest against the massacre of 65 adivasis in Assam by the militants of the anti-talks NDFB(S) yesterday.

  • 2 killed as truck hits another goods carrier

    Indore: Two persons were killed and as many injured today when a truck hit another goods carrier on Mumbai-Agra National Highway here, police said.

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    Legislation only way to deal with issue of conversions: Swaraj

    Bhopal: As the row over the issue of conversions continue, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today said legislation was the only way to address it and sought support of all political parties in passing an anti-conversion law.

  • Jilted doctor, 3 others held for acid attack on woman doctor

    New Delhi: Jilted in love, a fellow doctor was arrested today for allegedly scripting the acid attack on a 30-year-old woman doctor here, along with three persons, two of them juvenile, who helped him to target the victim.

  • Supporters of Bidesh Singh fire in air to mark MLA’s win

    Medininagar (Jharkhand): Supporters of Congress leader Bidesh Singh today allegedly fired gun shots in the air to celebrate the MLA’s win from Panki Assembly seat, two days after the election results were announced.

  • Jadhavpur university molestation case

    Students boycotting convocation big mistake: Jadavpur VC

    Kolkata: A day after many students boycotted the 59th annual convocation of Jadavpur University, Vice Chancellor Abhijit Chakrabarti Thursday said the majority attended the event and those who refused to accept their certificates made a “big mistake”.

  • Christmas rave party busted in Haryana’s Mewat; 7 arrested

    Gurgaon: Seven people have been arrested after anti-narcotics sleuths and Haryana police busted a suspected Christmas-eve rave party being held at a farmhouse in Mewat district on the outskirts of Delhi.

  • JD(U) slams govt decision on ordinances

    New Delhi: JD-U today slammed government’s decision to bring ordinances on insurance and coal block allocation and requested the President not to sanction them.

  • 2 arrested in acid attack case in Srinagar

    Srinagar: A fortnight-long mystery behind the acid attack on a law student in the Nowhsehra area of the city ended today with the arrest of two youths, including a spurned suitor of the victim.

  • ‘Tsunami taught administrative as well as lessons for life’

    Chennai: The 2004 tsunami that left over 8,000 people dead and lives of several lakhs upside down as it carved a trail of destruction and despair in Tamil Nadu also taught the administration several valuable lessons in disaster management and relief, said a senior official who was then heading a district which faced the brunt.

  • FinMin launches e-book to improve governance

    New Delhi: Finance Ministry today issued an e-book containing important decisions and initiatives with a view to improving governance and bringing government closer to the public.

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    Govt asks ministries, depts to shun use of pvt email services

    New Delhi: The government has asked all central and state departments and ministries to stop using private email services for official communication and instead use indigenous services provided by NIC, to prevent “misuse” or “leakage” of classified data.

  • RINL IPO deferred as co still assessing damages due to Hudhud

    New Delhi: As RINL rpt RINL is still assessing damage caused by recent Hudhud cyclone to its plant at Visakhapatnam, the government has decided to defer the initial public offer (IPO) of the state-owned steel company.

  • Reliance Capital gets Sumitomo Mitsui as partner, minority investor

    Mumbai: Anil Ambani-led Reliance Capital has roped in Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank, Japan’s fourth largest, as a strategic partner and a minority investor, besides an assurance to get its support when India’s central bank issues it a commercial banking licence.