Free Press Journal
  • India wants to take economic ties with China to new level

    Beijing: Stating that both countries should have mutual confidence, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj Sunday said that India desired to take economic ties with China to “a qualitatively new level”.

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    Modi balancing act: to visit China in May

    New Delhi: Within days of US president Barak Obama’s highly successful three-day visit to India, that caused much heartburn in China and Pakistan, union external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj has been able to administer the much needed balm in Beijing. That, in turn, has paved the way for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to China in May. The visit was officially confirmed by MEA sources on Sunday.

  • Kejriwal again apologises, promises not to quit again

    New Delhi: AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal has once again apologised for his actions during his 49-day tenure as Chief Minister of Delhi last year and promised not to quit again.

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    Agni-5: Fiery start to Sushma’s China visit

    The successful launch of India’s first Inter-Continental Ballistic Missile Agni-5 literally from a canister is a clear signal that while India is upgrading its trade and investment contacts with Beijing, it is leaving nothing to chance when it comes to sharpening its nuclear firepower to meet any aggressive Chinese eventuality.

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    Oh! no, not another runaway chief minister

    Never change horses mid-stream, goes an old adage. The BJP, pushed down the aisle by the AAP’s aggressive campaign, has not only dismounted the horse it was riding thus far in the election — that is, Kiran Bedi — but has also sent it back to the stable.

  • Modi projects his ‘nayi Kiran’ for Delhi voters

    New Delhi :  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday dubbed the AAP “back-stabbers” and asked voters in Delhi to give the BJP full majority in the Feb 7 assembly polls. Without naming the Aam Aadmi Party, Modi said: “People can make a mistake once, but not again and again. One year back, Delhi people had voted with dreams.

  • SoBo spared, but suburbs to suffer

    Mumbai :  After the state government brought about an interim stay on the implementation of the resident parking permit system in ‘A’ ward recently, it has now come to light that the rest of the city will still have to pay higher rates for street parking. Additional municipal commissioner SVR Srinivas told FPJ on Saturday that the BMC plans to go ahead with most clauses of the policy for the rest of

  • Murray out to end Aussie heartbreak against Djokovic

    Melbourne :  Andy Murray will bid to end a tormenting run of three losing Australian Open finals as world number one Novak Djokovic eyes a fifth triumph in Sunday’s decider in Melbourne.

  • Mauresmo backs ‘focused’ Andy

    London: Andy Murray’s coach Amelie Mauresmo believes that the Britain number one has shown remarkable progress this year, describing him as more focused and intense ahead of the Australian Open final in Melbourne. The former world number, who became his coach last June, said that Murray was in a better place now and he was happy and relaxed in his own way, the Mirror reported. Reflecting on Murray’s superb form this year,

  • Sweet 19 for Serena

    Melbourne :  American top seed Serena Williams won her sixth Australian Open and 19th career Grand Slam title with a 6-3, 7-6 (7/5) victory over Russia’s Maria Sharapova.

  • Pawar, Dalmiya urged to take over BCCI mantle

    Kolkata : Cricket Association of Bihar (CAB) secretary Aditya Verma on Saturday called upon veteran administrators Jagmohan Dalmiya and Sharad Pawar to cleanse the Indian cricket board that has been “vitiated” by sidelined president N. Srinivasan.

  • After TMC, Saradha taint reaches Congress

    Kolkata :  A day after the Jayanthi fiasco, Congress suffered another setback with the arrest of former Union Minister Matang Sinh in connection with the Saradha scam. The CBI is now probing his alleged “deep nexus” with a senior bureaucrat in the Home ministry, who had purportedly helped him evade arrest.

  • Fight for bragging rights

    Perth :  In what seems to be a dress rehearsal of their opening game in the World Cup, an unbeaten Australia take on England in the cricket tri-series final today.

  • Maharashtra cops down Central Bank 2-1

    Mumbai :  Maharashtra State Police (MSP) showed solid fighting spirit to snatch a 2-1 win against Central Bank of India in an Elite Division match of the MDFA League – 2014-15, played at the Cooperage ground on Saturday evening.

  • Bailey not surprised at Team India ouster

    Perth :  Australian captain George Bailey is not surprised that India did not qualify for the tri-series final and said that concentrating on Test before heading into the ODI event might have been the reason for their below-par showing.

  • Muslims sculpting Nangalwadi temple

    Nangalwadi (Shikhardham) : The centre of faith for lakhs of devotees over seven century old Bhilardev temple of Nangalwadi, Shikhardham has also earned a distinction of communal harmony as over 20 artistes from minority community are busy to beautify the temple.

  • Eng on right track: Buttler

    Perth :  England wicketkeeper-batsman Jos Buttler is pleased with the way his team has shaped up for the World Cup after beating India twice in the tri-series but said they are desperate to test their skills against a much-fancied Australia in the finals today.