Free Press Journal
  • Swine Flu

    81 persons die of swine flu in MP this year

    Bhopal: At least 81 people have died due to swine flu in Madhya Pradesh since January this year. “As many as 81 people have died due to swine flu in different districts,” an official in the state Public Relation department said.

  • Element of doubt in Prime Minister’s words: Congress

    New Delhi: Congress today claimed that Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s refusal to give a statement in the Parliament assuring people’s security and respect to every individual’s religion creates an element of doubt.

  • No ban on media at Secretariat: AAP

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party on Tuesday denied banning the media at the Delhi Secretariat, stating that there was a dedicated room for members of the press where they would be briefed by members of the state cabinet.

  • Kejriwal wants Sanjeev Chaturvedi as his OSD

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal here Tuesday sought the services of Indian Forest Service officer Sanjeev Chaturvedi as his Officer on Special Duty (OSD).

  • ED grills wife of former Assam minister in Saradha scam

    Kolkata: Riniki Sarma, wife of former Assam minister Himanshu Sarma was today grilled by Enforcement Directorate (ED) here in connection with the multi-crore Saradha scam. Sarma was questioned on the business deals which she had entered into with Sudipto Sen, chief of the tainted chit fund group and was asked to submit details of the transactions, an ED official told PTI.

  • Kiran Bedi

    Was Kiran Bedi the CM candidate the right choice? RSS

    New Delhi: Days after the BJP rout in Delhi polls, RSS mouthpiece ‘Panchjanya’ has raised questions on making Kiran Bedi chief ministerial candidate and wondered if lack of unity, planning or respecting sentiments of workers cost the party dearly.

  • PM has no power to declassify Netaji files, says PMO

    Kolkata: The Prime Minister has no power to declassify secret files relating to the mysterious disappearance of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, the Prime Minister’s Office has clarified in an RTI reply. “There are no mentions in Manual of Office Procedure or Public Records Rules, 1997, regarding any discretionary power vested in PM to de-classify records,” the PMO said.

  • Arvind Kejriwal

    ‘Wide gap between voter expectations, govt delivery in Delhi’

    New Delhi: A survey has found that there is a wide gap between voters’ expectations and the government deliveries in the national capital. The Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR), which carried out the survey in collaboration with Daksh, has written to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal urging him to take cognisance of the findings and “prepare a blueprint at the earliest so that the most pressing governance issues as reported by Delhi voters

  • Narendra Modi

    Government will ensure complete freedom of faith: Modi

    New Delhi: Drawing on ancient Indian tradition of mutual respect for all faiths, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday said the government would ensure “complete” freedom of faith for all to have an “undeniable” right to practise any religion without “coercion”.

  • New Zealand jump to top of Pool A after unconvincing win

    Dunedin: New Zealand huffed and puffed to a three-wicket win against a spirited Scotland and jumped to the top of Pool A with their second consecutive victory in the cricket World Cup, here today. The Kiwi pacemen, led by Trent Boult (2/21), set up the win as they bundled out Scotland for a measly 142 in 36.2 overs after winning the toss at University Oval ground.

  • Rio Olympics 2016

    India aiming at 10-plus medals from Rio: Sonowal

    Kolkata: India is aiming at ten-plus medals at the Rio Olympics next year, union Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said. The country came up with its best show in the Olympic Games at London in 2012 grabbing six medals – two silver and four bronze. “This time, we are aiming at ten-plus medals,” said Sonowal on the sidelines of the Eastern India CSR Summit here.

  • Moeen Ali

    World Cup not decided by one game: Moeen Ali

    Sydney: England batsman Moeen Ali Tuesday said their resounding defeat against Australia in the World Cup opener Feb 14 is behind them and they are now ready to look ahead and win other important Group A matches.

  • Indians have got what it takes to beat South Africa: Laxman

    New Delhi: Notwithstanding India’s winless streak against South Africa in World Cups, VVS Laxman feels the ‘Men in Blue’ can beat the Proteas as confidence levels are high after the victory against Pakistan and the batting line-up has enough depth to take on Dale Steyn and company.

  • SBI to soon take call on Adani’s USD 1 bn loan for Aus project

    New Delhi: State Bank of India is in the process of completing the due diligence for the controversial USD 1 billion (Rs 6,200 crore) loan to Adani Group for its Australian mining project and will take a final call on it soon. “The appraisal process is on. We have not yet taken a final call on the disbursement,” sources close to the development said.

  • Risk calculators may overestimate heart attack risk

    New York: Most “risk calculators” used to gauge a patient’s chances of suffering a heart attack significantly overestimate the likelihood of a heart attack, warns a study.

  • NASA to send submarine to Saturn’s moon Titan

    Washington: NASA is planning to send a nuclear-powered submarine to explore one of the methane seas located on Saturn’s moon Titan. The single-tonne concept robot submarine is equipped with a seafloor camera and sampling system.