Free Press Journal
  • food_panda_logo provides scholarship to 100 students

    New Delhi: Online food ordering platform has initiated a 100 percent scholarship campaign to facilitate educational courses and careers. The initiative is targeted at benefitting 100 students across India. The scholarships are provided with the objective of helping students to pursue courses on, an online platform that enables students to gain meaningful knowledge and skills through experience.

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    Modi urges ADB chief to take up railways sector in India

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged Asian Development Bank (ADB) president Takehiko Nakao that the institution should take up the railways sector in India, and undertake one project that will create a “visible impact”, an official statement said here.

  • Comparing India, China growth rates futile

    Beijing: India and China have specific circumstances with different national strengths, and comparison by the West of their future growth rates to prove that the political system of one is superior to the other does not make any sense, says a Chinese media report.

  • DIAL to submit response to proposed reduction in airport charges

    New Delhi: The Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL) said it intends to submit a response to the airport regulator’s proposal for reducing tariff at the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA). “The company intends to submit a response to the consultation paper in support of the company’s previously-submitted tariff proposal,” a spokesperson for the firm which operates and manages IGIA said.

  • Akshara Hasan

    Akshara Haasan’s Hindi woes

    Mumbai: Veteran actors Kamal Haasan and Sarika’s younger daughter Akshara Haasan, who is making her debut in Bollywood with “Shamitabh”, says she had started working on her Hindi diction six months before the film went on floors.

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    Boko Haram slaughters 100 civilians in Cameroon

    Nairobi: Boko Haram terrorists killed at least 100 civilians in the northern Cameroonian city of Fotokol, on the border with Nigeria, in response to a joint counter-terrorism operation by the armies of Chad and Cameroon.

  • New IS video urges France Muslims to carry out attacks

    Paris: French authorities are investigating a latest video released by the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group titled “Blow Up France 2” in which militants of the radical Sunni group urge Muslims in France to carry out attacks.

  • Cricket Bat

    ICC considers restricting bat sizes

    Dubai: The International Cricket Council (ICC) are looking at placing restrictions on bat sizes as they aim to address the growing imbalance between bat and ball.

  • Supreme Court

    Declaration of criminal antecedents must in polls: SC

    New Delhi: Supreme Court today held that the election of a candidate, who has concealed his or her criminal antecedents during nomination process, should be declared null and void. The suppression of criminal antecedents, especially relating to heinous crimes, by a candidate during nomination deprived voters to make an informed choice and created impediments in the free exercise of electoral right. Such an election is liable to be rejected, the apex court ruled.

  • Shiv Menon, Sunanda Pushkar

    Sunanda Pushkar’s son interrogated by SIT

    New Delhi: Sunanda Pushkar’s son Shiv Menon is being interrogated by the Special Investigation Team (SIT) of the Delhi Police today in connection with the probe related to her death in January last year.

  • Home Secretary’s sacking, a welcome move

    New Delhi: The virtual sacking or forced retirement of Union Home Secretary Anil Goswami for intervening with the CBI on behalf of former minister Matang Sinh to stall his arrest in the Saradha scam is welcome in so far as it reflects an attitude of zero tolerance for a grave misdemeanor.

  • New sports for 2020 Olympics to be decided prior to Rio Games

    Tokyo: New sports for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics will be determined in August next year ahead of the Rio de Janeiro Games. International Olympic Committee (IOC) vice president John Coates said here Thursday that new sports will be approved at the IOC session in August just prior to the 2016 Rio Olympics, reports Xinhua.

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    Vanzara gets bail in Ishrat case; set to walk out of jail

    Ahmedabad: After spending seven and half years in jail, former Gujarat top cop D G Vanzara is all set to walk free as the special CBI court here today granted him bail in the fake encounter case of Ishrat Jahan and three others.

  • SC rejects WB plea for court-monitored CBI probe in Saradha

    New Delhi: In a setback to West Bengal’s ruling party Trinamool Congress, Supreme Court today declined to monitor the CBI probe into the multi-crore rupee Saradha scam, saying it has not made any accusation that the agency was “negligent” in its probe.

  • Mamata Banerjee against fare hike

    Delhi polls: Mamata Banerjee backs AAP

    Kolkata: With less than 48 hours for Delhi to go to polls, West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress (TMC) chief Mamata Banerjee on Thursday urged the people of the national capital to vote for Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in the assembly elections.

  • Narendra Modi

    Modi: Delhi will test his invincibility

    New Delhi: Is the veneer beginning to wear off Prime Minister Narendra Modi? Can his boastful claim that the BJP will wrest control of Delhi assembly in Saturday’s (February 7) poll hold good?