Free Press Journal
  • Contenders In The Battle For The Best Laptop In India

    Thinking of buying a laptop and confused about all the choices out there? What is the best laptop for me, you wonder? If, as with most of us, you need a laptop for work or for some serious gaming, we’ve got you covered. Presenting, some of the best laptops in India, in both categories.

  • Ram Vilas Paswan

    Hiccups in RJD, JD(U) merger

    Patna : Union minister for food and civil supplies and consumer affairs, Ram Vilas Paswan, on Wednesday declared at Patna that the merger of RJD and JDU will not materialise, leading to speculation in political circles in Bihar about the future of the proposed merger.

  • ‘No political motive’ behind FS’ removal: BJP

    New Delhi : Defending the move to replace Sujatha Singh as Foreign Secretary, BJP today ruled out any political motive and said the government had acted well within its right to decide on  appointment of officers. “I don’t see any reason for hue and cry. A government is within its rights to decide how it would like to appoint what officers and with what responsibilities. And this is not the first time…..

  • Barack Obama

    Barack Obama: Gum ka fasana ban gaya acchha

    Mumbai: ”BARACK?” President Obama woke up with a shudder: no one had called him by his first name for a long time. Not even Michelle: to her he was either an officious ‘Mr President,’ which he insisted on, or ‘My little Bunny’ — depending on which side of the bed she had got up from.

  • Vinod Tawde

    Government mulls including road safety lessons in school syllabus

    Thane: Maharashtra government is mulling to incorporate lessons on road safety in school syllabus to inculcate safety habits among students, Education Minister Vinod Tawde has said. Observing that the number of road accidents was on the rise, Tawde said that every household needs to be made aware about road safety.

  • S.Jaishankar

    S. Jaishankar takes charge as foreign secretary

    New Delhi : S. Jaishankar took charge as foreign secretary Thursday, a day after the government in a sudden decision curtailed the tenure of incumbent Sujatha Singh seven months before her term was to end. Taking over his new job at South Block, where the ministry of external affairs is housed, Jaishankar said: “My priorities are the government’s priorities.”  He added he was “honoured” to be given the new posting.

  • moody's

    Reforms in food subsidy to reduce inflationary pressures: Moody’s

    Chennai : Global credit rating agency Moody’s Investor Service Thursday said the recommended reforms in food subsidy and distribution will reduce India’s inflationary pressures and fiscal deficit. On Jan 21, a government panel had recommended reforms in the food subsidy and distribution system. In an article in the latest issue of Moody’s credit outlook Moody’s associate analyst-Sovereign Risk Group said: “We expect the recommendations to prompt policies that will improve the efficiency

  • Two suspected Kuki militants killed, three injured in encounter

    Imphal :  Two suspected Kuki militants were killed and three others were injured in a gun battle between 8 Assam Rifles and the militants at Kadangband in Imphal.  The encounter took place on Wednesday evening at around 7.30 p.m that lasted for ten minutes.  The three injured persons have been identified as Helen Kuki (30), Satmamang Kuki (23) and Thangkholin Kuki (25).

  • Shiv Menon, Sunanda Pushkar

    Sunanda murder probe: Delhi Police to question Tharoor’s son

    New Delhi : Delhi police has said Shiv Menon, son of former union minister and Congress leader Shashi Tharoor, will be questioned in connection with murder of his mother Sunanda Pushkar. Menon is Pushkar’s son from an earlier marriage. Sunanda was found dead in a five-star hotel room in Delhi in January 2014, after publicly accusing Congress party lawmaker and former UN diplomat Tharoor of having an extra-marital affair with a Pakistani

  • Arvind Kejriwal

    BJP making ‘scapegoat’ of Bedi: Arvind Kejriwal

    New Delhi : Arvind Kejriwal today claimed BJP leaders had told him that Kiran Bedi, the party’s chief ministerial candidate for Delhi polls, was a “scapegoat” even as he charged that the senior leaders of the saffron outfit were plotting against his one-time India Against Corruption colleague. “Bedi is a scapegoat… Vijay Goel, Satish Upadhyay, Harsh Vardhan are plotting against her,” he told a TV channel.

  • Colonel M.N. Rai

    Martyred Col. M.N. Rai to be accorded Guard of Honour in Delhi

    New Delhi : Martyred hero Colonel M.N. Rai will be accorded with Guard of Honour in the national capital on Thursday, who lost his life fighting terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir’s Tral just one day after being awarded a gallantry medal.  Colonel Rai and Jammu and Kashmir Police officer Head Constable Sanjay Singh were killed on Tuesday by the militants who had taken refuge in a house. When the house was cordoned,

  • Kalyan Singh

    Kalyan Singh sworn in as Governor of Himachal Pradesh

    Shimla : The governor of Rajasthan, Kalyan Singh took additional charge as the governor of Himachal Pradesh. The Chief Justice of Himachal Pradesh High Court, Mansoor Ahmed Mir gave oath of office as the 26th governor of Himachal Pradesh. Speaking to media here in Shimla’s Raj Bhawan, he said that he is pleased to follow the orders of the President Pranab Mukherjee.

  • Anna Hazare

    Anna Hazare criticizes Centre on failing to curb corruption

    Ralegan Siddhi (Maharashtra) : Veteran Social activist Anna Hazare said he would launch a fresh stir against the government as Narendra Modi led BJP- government has failed to fulfil the promises on bringing back black money and appointing a Lokpal.  “Almost eight months of the new government have gone by; this hasn’t been looked at on priority. Eight months have passed and nothing has been done, this means you gave assurance to

  • Vodafone

    Govt not to appeal Vodafone HC order

    New Delhi : The Union government on Wednesday decided not to appeal against a Bombay High Court ruling which had said that Vodafone is not liable to pay tax demand of Rs 3,200 crore in a transfer pricing case.

  • Sania-Soares, Paes-Hingis pairs reach Oz Open semis

    Melbourne :  Sania Mirza and Leander Paes were on course for a Australian Open showdown as they reached the mixed doubles semi-finals with their respective partners, here on Wednesday.

  • Ruthless Djokovic, Serena set Australian Open court on fire

    Melbourne :  Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams lived up to their top billing on Wednesday with the world number ones ripping apart Milos Raonic and Dominika Cibulkova to power into the Australian Open semi-finals.

  • ICC launches official WC app

    Dubai :  The International Cricket Council (ICC), in partnership with Reliance Communications, on Wednesday launched the official ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 app. The app is now available for free download from the App Store and Google Play.

  • India should hope that wickets remain slow during WC: Dravid

    Mumbai :  Former India captain Rahul Dravid on Wednesday said that the upcoming World Cup is going to be a challenge for the Mahendra Singh Dhoni-led team, which should hope for the Australian and New Zealand wickets to remain slow and supportive of spin.

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    Joint session on land Bill?

    New Delhi :  With back channel dialogue with regional parties not yielding any concrete results, the Centre is working on a strategy to pave the way for a joint sitting of both houses of Parliament on the land acquisition Bill.