Free Press Journal
  • Ban Ki-moon

    UN urges new Israeli government to scrap settlement plans

    United Nations : UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has deplored the latest plans to build Jewish settlements in Palestinian territories and urged the new Israeli government to scrap the construction projects. Ban made the appeal yesterday after the Israeli parliament late Thursday approved Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s new right-wing government, which is facing a crisis over the way forward to make peace with the Palestinians.

  • Hillary Clinton

    Hillary Clinton will do a good job on foreign policy: Poll

    Washington: Americans are more likely to say Hillary Clinton would do a good job handling foreign affairs as president, but they believe her greatest strength would be race relations, according to a new poll.  The former first lady, who is the leading hopeful for Democratic nomination for the 2016 race to the White House, also gets generally mixed reviews of her tenure as secretary of state under her 2008 rival President Barack

  • John Kerry

    On eve of John Kerry visit, China chides US over South China Sea

    Beijing: China today reaffirmed that it will defend its territorial claims in the South China Sea, on the eve of a visit to Beijing by US Secretary of State John Kerry, who is expected to raise America’s objections to Beijing’s actions.

  • Sunrisers Hyderabad

    Duckworth/Lewis method needs to be looked at: Moody

    Hyderabad: Sunrisers Hyderabad coach Tom Moody has expressed unhappiness at the way the target for Royal Challengers Bangalore was revised under Duckworth/Lewis method in their rain-interrupted IPL cricket match and said that the system “needs to be looked at”.

  • Shruti Hasan

    Actress Shruti Haasan joins ‘Singam 3’

    Chennai : Actress Shruti Haasan has reportedly been roped in for the third instalment of the “Singam” franchise. The film, which will be helmed by Hari Gopalakrishnan, also features Suriya and Anushka Shetty in the lead roles.

  • Balakrishnan

    Balakrishna’s 99th film to be launched on May 29

    Hyderabad : Actor-politician Balakrishna’s 99th Telugu film “Dictator” will be launched here on May 29 and its regular shooting will start from June 12.

  • Harish Rawat

    IAS academy breach: Harish Rawat turns down request for CBI probe  

    Dehradun: Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat has turned down state police’s request seeking a CBI probe into the unauthorised stay of a woman at the IAS training academy in Mussoorie for over six months masquerading as a probationer. Rejecting the plea for a CBI probe into the case, the Chief Minister said he wants the state police to take its ongoing investigations into the case to its logical conclusion first, then alone the question whether to launch

  • Ravi Shankar Prasad

    Government has finalized BPO policy for smaller towns: Ravi Shankar Prasad

    New Delhi: Union Minister for Communication and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad has said that the government has finalized the Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) policy for smaller towns. It has also approved 48,000 seats for the setting up of call centres across the country. The minister said this on Friday while laying the foundation stone of the National Institute of Electronics and Information Technology (NIELIT) headquarters in New Delhi. He further said these call centre

  • khloe kardashian and kylie jenner

    Khloe Kardashian ‘jealous’ of Kylie Jenner

    Los Angeles : TV personality Khloe Kardashian is reportedly jealous of her younger half sister Kylie Jenner’s plump pout and has decided to increase the size of her own lips to compete with her 17-year-old sister.

  • First past the post a self-serving system

    The outcome of Britain’s May 7 parliamentary election highlighted some of the weaknesses of the first past the post system, which also prevails in India, and strengthened the case for proportionate representation.David Cameron’s return to power was a reminder that even Narendra Modi who conducts himself with such proud confidence as the spokesman of a new India can speak for only 31 per cent of Indian voters. In Britain, 63 per cent

  • Candid Modi pushes for clarity on Line of Actual Control

    Beijing : Vowing to address the boundary issue at the earliest, India and China on Friday decided to seek a “political” solution to the vexed dispute amid Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s assertion that its resolution should transform ties without causing “new disruptions”.

  • Swiss ready for changes in law

    New Delhi :  Committing its support to India’s fight against the black money menace, Switzerland on Friday said its Parliament will soon consider changes in laws to look into the possibility of sharing information in cases being probed on the basis of stolen data of Swiss bank accounts.

  • City’s Nirbhaya, Aruna Shanbaug, on ventilator

    Mumbai :  The condition of Aruna Shanbaug (68), the former KEM hospital nurse who was sexually assaulted by a ward boy in the hospital itself, is critical and has been put on ventilator life support system. She is admitted in KEM hospital for the last 42 years and is taken care of by the hospital staff. Since then, she is lying in a vegetative state in ward no.4 of the hospital.

  • Business will be hurt if liquor shop timing is reduced: Contractor to HC

    Indore : While the State government filed its reply in the Indore bench of Madhya Pradesh High Court, on Friday on a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) against extending closure time of liquor shops, bars and pubs in the city, a liquor contractor on behalf of the beverage sellers moved an intervening petition in the court.

  • NABH accreditation made must for private hospitals

    Indore : State Government has made it compulsory for all the private hospitals to get accreditation from National Accreditation Board for Hospitals and Healthcare Providers (NABH). In the first phase, the government has made it mandatory for all those private hospitals which are affiliated with the health department to provide treatment under government schemes.