Free Press Journal
  • Narendra Modi

    Modi’s remarks in ‘bad taste’, lower dignity of PM’s office

    New Delhi: Congress today hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his remarks in Canada about the “mess” left behind by others, saying they were in “poor taste” coming on foreign soil and show that he still carries the “hangover of the election campaign”. “The prime minister’s statement on foreign soil, both in Germany and Canada, has been in poor taste. It is clear that (Modi) carries a hangover of the 2014

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    Jammu witnesses protests over Geelani rally

    Jammu: Protests broke out in several areas in Jammu today against raising of Pakistani flags and pro-Pakistan slogans at the rally held by separatist leaders in Srinagar yesterday. Demanding the arrest of separatists, particularly Masarat Alam, protesters burnt effigies of separatist leaders and raised slogans against them, the state government and the Centre.

  • Three injured in blast in Kohima

    Kohima: At least three persons were injured, one of them seriously and houses and vehicles partially damaged in blasts here since Wednesday. Police said the three were injured when a high intensity crude bomb, reportedly planted by anti-social elements beside NH2 at Lerie colony here exploded this morning.

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    Sensex down 249 points; healthcare stocks decline

    Mumbai: A benchmark index of the Indian equities markets, the 30-scrip BSE Sensitive Index (Sensex), was trading in the red in the late-afternoon session on Thursday. It was down 249 points or 0.86 percent.

  • Google now helps you find your Android phone

    New Delhi: If you misplace your Android phone in the car or leave it somewhere around the house, search engine giant Google can now help locate the smartphone. Using Google search on a desktop, users need to type in ‘Find my phone’ and an approximate location of the device will be shown, Google said in a blog post.

  • Manufacturing contracts in April on slow order growth: SBI Index

    New Delhi: India’s manufacturing contracted sharply in April as buildup in new orders and capacity utilisation remained “patchy and erratic”, SBI Composite Index said today. The index fell to 46.8 in April, from 58.5 in March. A reading above 50 implies growth, while less than 50 suggest a contraction over respective period.

  • PepperTap raises 10 million dollar funding

    New Delhi: India’s mobile-first hyperlocal grocery delivery service, PepperTap has raised 10 million dollars funded from SAIF Partners and Sequoia Capital.

  • Yahoo in talks to seal $900 mln deal with Foursquare

    Washington: Yahoo is reportedly in talks with Foursquare, the New York-based startup behind the eponymous local search app and location-based social “check-in” app Swarm, to seal a deal with a price tag of around 900 million dollars.

  • Raghuram Rajan

    Police probe ‘contract’ to kill RBI governor

    Mumbai: Security was tightened for RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan following a death threat purportedly from the Islamic State (IS) terror group, an official said on Thursday.

  • BDA approves of Greater Berhampur CDP

    Berhampur (Odisha): Berhampur Development Authority (BDA) has approved the final comprehensive development plan (CDP) for Greater Berhampur. The plan would be sent to the government for gazette notification, Chairman of the agency Subash Moharana said. “The final plan includes 407 suggestions and objections received from people in three months after issuing a public notice,” Secretary Dipti Mohapatra said.

  • Out with the truth, demands Kolkata on Netaji’s death

    Kolkata: Angry and shocked over the alleged snooping on Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose’ family by successive Congress governments, concerned citizens here termed it a “national shame” and demanded to know the truth that is purportedly buried in secret government files.

  • Sambit Patra

    BJP mocks Rahul’s return, says there are no ‘item numbers’ in politics

    New Delhi : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday took a jibe at Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi’s reappearance from a 57-day ‘leave of absence’ by reminding him that there is no item numbers in politics. “The Congress Party is saying that Mr. Rahul Gandhi will conduct a successful Kisan rally, to which we would say there is no item number in Indian politics or politics as such. You can’t just reappear, attend

  • Bihar govt orders probe into Nepura village incident

    Patna: The Bihar government today ordered probe by a senior officer into complaints of police and power board officials harassing citizens of Nepura village in Nalanda district recently on pretext of collecting electricity bill. Following hue and cry raised by opposition BJP over the incident in the Legislative Assembly, minister in-charge of Home Vijay Chaudhary announced that the government would get the incident probed by a senior officer.

  • Rajnath Singh

    Rajnath asks UP govt to distribute Rs 506 cr among farmers

    Saharanpur (UP): Voicing concern over cases of farmer suicides, Home Minister Rajnath Singh today asked Uttar Pradesh government to immediately distribute Rs 506 crore, given to the state under the disaster relief fund, among the farmers affected by unseasonal rains and hailstorm. The Minister, who visited some affected areas, said there should not be any politics on the issue and the central government was fully behind the state government in its efforts to

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    Fish oil fatty acids must for your kid’s brain

    New York: The fatty acids that fish oil contains are vitally important to the developing brain, says a new study, suggesting that women maintain a balanced diet rich in these fatty acids for themselves during pregnancy and for their babies after birth.

  • Congress, Rahul Gandhi, Ghar Wapsi

    Congress supporters rejoice over Rahul Gandhi’s ‘Ghar Wapsi’

    New Delhi : Congress party workers on Thursday celebrated the end of their party’s vice-president Rahul Gandhi’s 57-day sabbatical, as he arrived at his 12, Tughlaq Road residence a short while ago. As per reports, Rahul was welcomed by Congress president Sonia Gandhi and his sister Priyanka at his Delhi home. Rahul, who had been on leave since February 16, is likely to address a mega Kisaan Mazdoor rally in the national capital on

  • Shiv Sena gloats over Narayan Rane’s by-poll debacle

    Mumbai: “We can defeat a thousand (Narayan) Ranes… It is not easy to challenge us…This is a party of machos. Anyone who dares us, will be reduced to dust,” the Shiv Sena said on Thursday.

  • Nitish Kumar

    BJP ‘tensed’ about Janata Parivar merger, says Nitish Kumar

    Patna : Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday said the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is tense about the merger of the Janata Parivar, as reflected by their immediate reactions to the announcement. “The BJP is tensed from the inside and their fear is being reflected in their reactions. They know that they are making fun of us today, which will be the reason for their downfall soon,” said Kumar.