Free Press Journal
  • Narendra Modi_Barack Obama

    ‘Mann Ki Baat’ features Obama, Modi; no hard issues discussed

    New Delhi: A special radio programme featuring US President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Narendra Modi was aired tonight, devoid of any hard issues like politics and foreign affairs but focussed on social issue and personal matters related to the two leaders.

  • Facing graft allegation, Mani to present 13th budget

    Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Finance Minister K.M. Mani, who is facing allegations of corruption, Tuesday said he will be presenting his 13th budget and the number 13 was lucky for him.

  • Israel targets southern Syrian positions

    Damascus:  Israeli forces Tuesday shelled Syrian positions in the southern province of Qunaitera near the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, a monitoring group reported.

  • Auction of China’s ex-govt cars fetches 14.5 million yuan

    Beijing: With bidders drawn to their status, China’s ex-government luxury cars have fetched a whopping 14.5 million yuan at an auction here to sell off vehicles that are not being used following President Xi Jinping’s austerity measures.

  • Pakistan starts arms training for teachers

    Islamabad: Police in Pakistan’s northwest started imparting arms training to teachers to defend themselves in case of a terrorist attack on schools.

  • EU calls for stance against anti-Semitism

    Brussels: People around the world must inform the generations born after the Holocaust about the terrible events and educate them to take a stand against anti-Semitism and all forms of discrimination, a senior official of the European Union (EU) said Tuesday.

  • Gurudas Kamath

    Modi ‘deserted’ wife, says Congress’ Kamat; BJP hits back

    Mumbai: Congress leader and former union minister Gurudas Kamat Tuesday made a scathing attack on Narendra Modi, saying the prime minister was “still married” and had “deserted” his wife. The BJP promptly ticked him off, saying he has “lost his mental balance”.

  • Kashmir border

    Army commanding officer killed in encounter in J-K

    Srinagar: A commanding officer, who had only yesterday won a military medal, was today killed along with a policeman while battling a group of Hizbul Mujahideen terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district.

  • Rahul Gandhi

    Rahul Gandhi says PM Modi involved in personal PR; BJP hits back

    New Delhi: Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday launched an attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying he was busy with his personal PR and no concrete work has been done even though the NDA government has been in power since May.

  • Manohar Lal Khattar

    Vora thanks Khattar for flood-relief contribution

    Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir Governor N N Vohra has thanked Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar for his contribution of Rs 10 crore towards the rehabilitation of flood-affected people in the state.

  • Omar Abdullah

    ‘History will judge former Prime Minister kindly’

    Srinagar: Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today saw praise for Manmohan Singh in US President Barack Obama’s comments on poverty alleviation in India.

  • 2G:Court to record statements of additional witnesses tomorrow

    New Delhi: A special court today fixed for tomorrow recording of statements of five additional CBI witnesses in the 2G spectrum allocation case in which former Telecom Minister A Raja, DMK MP Kanimozhi and others are facing trial.

  • Express delivery firms urge reduction in fuel surcharge

     New Delhi: Express Industry Council of India (EICI), which represents the express delivery service firms, Tuesday asked for withdrawal of fuel surcharge (FSC) levied by domestic airlines.