Free Press Journal
  • ‘Swaraj Samvad’ an attempt to break AAP

    New Delhi: The ‘Swaraj Samvad’ (open dialogue) being organised by dissident leaders Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan on Tuesday is an attempt to break the Aam Aadmi Party, AAP leaders said here on Monday.

  • Ravi Shankar Prasad

    Telecom Min to submit a report on Net Neutrality by May 9

    New Delhi: Amid a raging debate on providing equal Internet access to all, the government has set up an expert panel to look into the issues of “Net neutrality” and a report on the matter is expected in a month’s time. Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said telecom sector regulator Trai is holding wide consultations on the issue and its report is also awaited.

  • Narendra Modi

    Experience India’s ease of business: Modi to foreign investors

    Hannover: Inviting more German companies to invest in India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday asked potential foreign investors to come to the country to see for themselves the easing of India’s regulatory environment.

  • Narendra Modi in Germany

    Indian growth engine re-energised: Narendra Modi

    Hannover: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said his government had “re-energised” the Indian growth engine and that the country wants to become a manufacturing hub to serve its domestic market as well as exports.

  • asauddin owaisi

    Owaisi hits out at Sena, seeks action against ‘Saamana’ editor

    Hyderabad: Hitting out at Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut for demanding revocation of voting rights of Muslims, AIMIM president Asaduddin Owaisi today said the BJP cannot dissociate itself from his statement and asked it to take action against him.

  • Sensex

    Sensex reaches 29,000-mark, Nifty above 8,800

    Mumbai;p The benchmark BSE Sensex today regained 29,000-level to settle at over one-month high of 29,044.44 by rising 165.06 points, whereas NSE Nifty rose for the seventh straight session mainly on account of better-than-expected IIP data.

  • BJP MP Sakshi Maharaj

    No voting right if people do not go for family planning: Sakshi Maharaj

    Unnao (UP): Known for making controversial statements, BJP MP Sakshi Maharaj has demanded that a strict law for family planning be brought in for all to check population growth and those who do not follow it should be stripped of their voting right.

  • LinkedIn, Elevate app

    LinkedIn launches Elevate, an app to suggest and share stories

    Washington : Business-oriented social networking service LinkedIn has launched a new tool called Elevate.  Elevate suggests articles to its users based on algorithms.  According to the TechCrunch, LinkedIn Elevate combines algorithmic recommendations from LinkedIn Pulse and Newsle and human curation and then lets users schedule and share those links across LinkedIn and Twitter.

  • Amit Shah

    BJP seeks to mobilise 10-cr new members

    New Delhi: BJP chief Amit Shah today exhorted party men to reach out to its 10 crore new members to counter the opposition’s “disinformation campaign” against its government and, at the same time, lay a strong foundation to take the party forward. Addressing a workshop of its state conveners for the party’s ‘Mahasampark Abhiyaan’ (mega-outreach campaign), to be launched on May 1, he said that the opposition’s claims against the Narendra Modi government

  • Gold

    Gold extends gains on jewelers buying, global cues

    New Delhi:  Continuing its rising streak for the third straight day, gold prices rose by another Rs 40 to trade at Rs 27,120 per ten grams at the bullion market today on continued buying by jewellers to meet wedding season demand amidst firming trend overseas. Silver also gained Rs 100 at Rs 37,000 per kg on increased offtake by industrial units and coin makers.

  • Congress protests

    Congress protests against BJP on AIIMS issue in Kashmir

    Jammu: The Congress today held a protest outside Raj Bhavan here, hitting out at the BJP-led Central government for “denying” Jammu region an AIIMS and sanctioning the premier medical institute only for the Valley. Led by Congress state senior Vice-President and former Minister Sham Lal Sharma and Congress Legislative Party Leader Nawang Rigzin Jora, over 200-300 workers and leaders sat on a dharna in front of Raj Bhavan here.

  • Girl raped in school toilet; case against mother, unknown man

    Thane: A 12-year-old girl was allegedly raped by an unidentified man who accompanied her mother to her school here, police said today. The victim filed a complaint last night against her mother and the unknown man in connection with the offence, they said.

  • Kings XI deserved to win: George Bailey

    Mumbai: Kings XI Punjab skipper George Bailey said his team deserved to win against hosts Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League (IPL) after making good use of the new ball.

  • Narendra Modi

    ‘PM’s fight is not just against filth but untouchability too’

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s campaign for cleanliness is not just a fight against filth but a decisive battle against untouchability too, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said today. He said the country has done a lot to eradicate untouchability but a lot has to be done, “which we can do”. “Mahatma Gandhi had started the campaign against untouchability. Our Prime Minister too has started the campaign for cleanliness. This is not just

  • Sonia gandhi

    Cong finalises programmes on Ambedkar, reaches out to Dalits

    New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi today chaired a meeting to finalise programmes for year-long celebration of 125th birth anniversary of B R Ambedkar as the party intends to reach out to Dalits in a bid to recover lost ground after a string of electoral reverses. Party Vice President Rahul Gandhi, who is Co-Chairperson of the Committee to finalise plans for the commemoration, was not present in the meeting. Tomorrow is the 125th

  • Atletico vs Real: Never-ending story to write new chapter

    Madrid: Real Madrid visit Atletico Madrid’s Vicente Calderon for the fourth, but perhaps the most important, time this season as the two city neighbours meet in the quarter-final of the Champions League.

  • Sania Mirza

    Sania Mirza becomes No.1 in WTA doubles rankings

    Charleston (US): Sania Mirza was elevated to the No.1 spot in the women’s doubles rankings, according to the latest Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) list released on Monday.

  • Viagra

    Soon, Viagra dispensing condoms that actually feel like the `real thing

    Melbourne : Scientists are designing ultra-durable condoms they claim could feel like the “real thing” and even better than nothing at all.
    Scientists at the University of Wollongong in Australia are working with an ultra-tough material called hydrogel that could be used to create condoms that actually feels good.