Free Press Journal
  • English rendering of PM’s response to questions during Joint Press Interaction with President of United States of America

    New Delhi: India is a sovereign country. No pressure from any country or any person has any effect on it. But there is pressure. Pressure about what kind of earth we shall leave for our future generations. Climate Change itself is a very big pressure. Global Warming itself is a very big pressure. And whoever worries about the future generations, has a responsibility to be conscious about Climate Change; adopt practices and

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    State should be policy-driven: Narendra Modi

    New Delhi:  Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi Monday said the state should be driven by policies which should be consistent so as to draw more investments, while revealing US investments in India jumped by 50 percent in the first six months of his government. “State should be policy-driven. That will help investment. Consistency is another very important aspect that will bring more investments in the country. These things will address many problems,”

  • US-India Joint Strategic Vision for the Asia-Pacific and Indian Ocean Region

    New Delhi : As the leaders of the world’s two largest democracies that bridge the Asia-Pacific and Indian Ocean region and reflecting our agreement that a closer partnership between the United States and India is indispensable to promoting peace, prosperity and stability in those regions, we have agreed on a Joint Strategic Vision for the region.

  • Barack Obama, Narendra Modi

    India-U.S. Delhi Declaration of Friendship

    New Delhi : “Chalein saath saath; forward together we go”. Reflecting the close ties between our two great democracies, India and the United States agree to elevate our long-standing strategic partnership, with a Declaration of Friendship that strengthens and expands the relationship between our two countries

  • R K Laxman

    Cartoonist R.K. Laxman dead

    Pune : Legendary cartoonist R.K. Laxman, creator of the iconic “The Common Man”, died in a private hospital here Monday evening after a brief illness, his family said. He was 94. Laxman, brother of late novelist R.K. Narayan, is survived by writer wife Kamala, retired journalist son Srinivas and daughter-in-law Usha. He was renowned for his cartoon creation, which ran for several decades in The Times of India. He had been admitted to

  • Barack Obama

    Barack Obama attends ‘At Home’ at Rashtrapati Bhavan

    New Delhi:  US President Barack Obama was the cynosure of all eyes at the ‘At Home’ hosted by President Pranab Mukherjee Monday at Rashtrapati Bhavan. Obama shook hands with and waved to the large number of invitees, which included many prominent faces like Vice President Hamid Ansari, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, former prime minister Manmohan Singh and cabinet ministers and their spouses. Obama had high tea sitting beside Modi, who was dressed

  • Mamta Banerjee

    Bengal woman tied naked to tree, beaten; opposition slams Mamata

    Kolkata: A woman in West Bengal Monday alleged that she was tied naked to a tree, beaten and branded over allegations of stealing. A couple were arrested but got bail which prompted the opposition to accuse the Mamata Banerjee government of “patronising criminals”. Police Monday arrested a man and his wife for the incident that occurred Sunday in Kultoli in Baruipur subdivision  of South 24 Parganas district. However, both the accused were

  • Barack Obama, Narendra Modi at India-US CEO Forum

    New Delhi : The India-US CEO Forum began Monday with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Barack Obama present along with top business honchos of both countries. India Inc is led by Tata Group chairman Cyrus Mistry. The other CEOs who are expected to be present are Mukesh Ambani, chairman and managing director (CMD), Reliance Industries Ltd; Gautam Adani, chairman, Adani Group; Sunil Bhari Mittal, chairman and group CEO, Bharti

  • Oil Prices

    OPEC daily basket price closes higher

    Vienna: The basket of 12 crude oils of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) closed at $43.69 a barrel Friday, compared with $43.05 a barrel last Thursday, the OPEC secretariat said.

  • Wipro bags multi-year deal from Irish bank

    Bengaluru: Indian IT bellwether Wipro Ltd. has won a multi-year strategic infrastructure management contract from Allied Irish Banks plc (AIB), a leading bank in Ireland. “We have won a contract to build an agile and adaptive infrastructure for the Irish bank and improve predictability and cost effectiveness of its services,” Wipro vice-president and global head for its banking and financial services Rajan Kohli said in a statement here Monday.

  • Easy moves to get a tight tummy

    Los Angeles: In search of a foolproof method to tighten your abs? Learn the right moves. Celebrity trainer Tracy Anderson has shared details of moves that can help one in getting a tight tummy, reports

  • Joint Statement during the visit of President of USA to India– ”Shared Effort; Progress for All”

    New Delhi : The President of the United States of America, Barack Obama, accompanied by First Lady Michelle Obama, is visiting India from 25-27 January 2015. The President of India and the Prime Minister of India welcomed the U.S. President as the Chief Guest at India`s 66th Republic Day celebrations, the first U.S. President to grace this historic event.

  • Arvind Kejriwal

    AAP peeved at ignoring Arvind Kejriwal at Republic Day celebrations

    New Delhi: Accusing the Bharatiya Janata Party-led central government of playing politics, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Monday askedy why its leader and former Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal was not invited to the Republic Day celebrations.

  • Indians in Poland celebrate R-Day with enthusiasm

    Warsaw: The Indian community which over the years has become a force to reckon with in Polish society, celebrated the 66th Republic Day with gaiety and enthusiasm Monday. Braving the cold and snow, a large number of people gathered at the new building of the embassy of India where they were greeted by newly- appointed Indian Ambassador Ajay Bisaria and his wife Bharati Chaturvedi. Bisaria, who till recently was in charge of

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    Ashoka Chakra for two fallen bravehearts on Republic Day

    New Delhi:  Major Mukund Varadarajan and Naik Neeraj Kumar Singh were Monday posthumously awarded the nation’s highest peacetime gallantry award, the Ashoka Chakra, at the Republic Day parade. Both of them laid down their lives while fighting heavily-armed terrorists in separate gun-battles in Jammu and Kashmir last year. Their widows received the award from President Pranab Mukherjee. Varadarajan, of the army’s 44 Rashtriya Rifles, died last April year while leading an anti-terrorist

  • West Bengal woman tied naked to tree, beaten

    Kolkata: Days after a woman was brutally tortured by police in West Bengal, another woman Monday alleged that she was tied naked to a tree and beaten and branded in the state’s South 24 Parganas district on allegations of stealing. Police Monday arrested a man and his wife for the incident that occurred Sunday in Kultoli under Baruipur subdivision of the district.

  • PM Modi’s latest style: Suit with his own name stripes

    New Delhi: A close look at Narendra Modi’s bandhgala suit that he wore for a joint appearance with US President Barack Obama here, showed it was a customised marvel — with the prime minister’s full name ‘Narendra Damodardas Modi’ written in pinstripes.

  • India to take bilateral ties with Lanka to new level: Envoy

    New Delhi: India will work closely with the new Sri Lankan government led by Maithripala Sirisena – whose victory was a tribute to Lankan people’s yearning for change – to take bilateral ties to a new level, the Indian High Commissioner Y K Sinha said today. Addressing the celebrations of the 66th Indian Republic Day held at India House here, Sinha said India stands ready to continue to provide support and partnership to Sri