Free Press Journal
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    IS kills 400 Syrians in Unesco-listed city

    Damascus: Islamic State (IS) militants have killed about 400 people since they stormed the ancient city of Palmyra in central Syria last Wednesday, media reported on Sunday.

  • Mamata Banerjee

    Bomb blast at TMC leader’s house: BJP targets Mamata

    New Delhi: Taking serious note of the bomb blast at Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Buro Hansda’s residence, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national secretary Siddharth Nath Singh on Sunday sought an explanation from West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and demanded a fair investigation into the matter.

  • Jitendra Singh

    Bureaucrat row: Jitendra Singh pulls up Kejriwal Govt.

    New Delhi: Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO), Jitendra Singh, on Sunday said that the Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Government in Delhi should introspect as to why the civil servants do not want to continue working with the state administration.

  • Manohar Lal Khattar

    Haryana CM praises Khap Panchayats

    Kandela (Jind): Heaping praises on Khap Panchayats, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar today said these groups have always been a significant contributor in resolving social issues and are part of “our traditions”. Even today Khaps are playing an important role in redressing public grievances as well as strengthening the feeling of brotherhood, Khattar said at a felicitation function organised by Sarvjatiya Kandela Khap and Kandela Gram Panchayat in Jind district.

  • Samarth finishes 7th, Aman 14th at Malaysian Amateur Open

    Kuching (Malaysia): India’s Samarth Dwivedi finished an impressive seventh following an even par final round of 72 while Aman Raj finished tied 14th at the Malaysian Amateur Open, here today. The 22-year-old Dwivedi’s four-day total was two-over 290 while 19-year-old Raj recovered superbly from the first day damage as he shot two-under 70 on final day at the Sarawak Golf Club.

  • Arun Jaitley

    Jaitley, I-T brass meeting Monday on non-adversarial tax regime

    New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will on Monday address tax commissioners and director generals of income tax at their annual conference here that will deliberate, among other things, on strategies for providing a non-adversarial tax regime.

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    100 smart cities project will be launched any day: Venkaiah Naidu

    Hyderabad: Contours have been worked out for the 100 smart cities project and the flagship programme will be launched any day, Union Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu said here today. “Making urban areas more livable, by new initiatives, to make them engines of economic growth. Like building smart cities, 100 smart cities. The plans are ready, contours have been worked out. Cabinet has approved it.

  • Naval ships transporting stranded passengers

    Port Blair: Naval ships have sprung into action to transport hundreds of passengers stranded at Port Blair and Hut Bay due to ‘adverse’ weather condition. Officials of the Andaman and Nicobar Command said 372 passengers stranded at Hut Bay were transported by naval ships to Port Blair in the early hours of today.

  • Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

    Modi government for development of all: Naqvi

    Bhopal: The BJP-led NDA government has been “working with the agenda of development of all without any discrimination”, Minister of State for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said here on Sunday.

  • Cancer tumour of boy, 7, removed at Gurgaon hospital

    Gurgaon: A seven-year-old boy from West Bengal, Dildar Sheikh, who developed a major cancerous tumour on his lower back, successfully underwent a surgery at a city hospital, doctors said on Sunday.

  • Mumbai chief fire officer succumbs to May 9 burns

    Mumbai: Sunil Nesarikar, the chief fire officer of the Mumbai Fire Brigade, who sustained severe burn injuries while battling a building blaze on May 9, died here on Sunday, officials said.

  • Barcelona look almost unbeatable: Gianluigi Buffon

    Turin (Italy): Italian football club Juventus’ captain Gianluigi Buffon has said that their Champions League final opponents Barcelona look “almost unbeatable”.

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    Thousands migrate as landslide blocks major river in Nepal

    Kathmandu:Thousands of people in western Nepal started moving to higher regions after a massive landslide blocked Kali Gandaki, a major river, on Sunday, and buried 25 houses in a village, officials here said.

  • Narendra Modi

    Modi is effective but graft, land bill, inflation remain: Survey

    New Delhi: Seventy-two percent of the people feel satisfied with the performance of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, according to a survey on one year of his government, but the majority also sees no let-up in graft, and more seem opposed to than supportive of his controversial land acquisition bill.

  • Saina-Sindhu clash likely at Indonesia Open

    Jakarta: World No.1 shuttler Saina Nehwal has been seeded second and faces a likely clash against compatriot P.V. Sindhu in only the second round of the women’s singles at the $800,000 Indonesia Open Superseries Premier to be held here from June 2 to 7.

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    Free Wi-fi in Delhi: Access to be on limited data usage basis

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party government has decided to provide free Wi-Fi Internet to city residents on the basis of limited data usage instead of setting a time limit. Government plans to make free Wi-Fi functional by February of next year. Free Wi-Fi in Delhi was among the prominent pre- poll promises made by AAP.

  • Heat wave claims 30 more lives in Telangana, Andhra

    Hyderabad: Telangana and Andhra Pradesh continue to reel under heat wave, which claimed 30 more lives on Sunday. Intense heat wave conditions prevailed in almost entire Telangana and parts of neighboring Andhra Pradesh. While 25 people died in Telangana, five died in Andhra.

  • Digvijay Singh

    Narendra Modi has emerged as marketing guru: Congress

    Bhopal: Congress today took a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying the PM in his first year in office has emerged as a “marketing guru”. “The performance of Modi government has been zero in last one year. But Modi was glorifying his regime performance boastfully. He is a good marketing guru who has perfected the art of selling products with zero performance,” Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh said here.

  • AMU orders probe into medical entrance exam results

    Aligarh: The Aligarh Muslim University has ordered a probe into the results of this year’s entrance examinations for the MBBS and BDS courses following reports of inconsistencies. The decision was taken last night by Vice Chancellor Lt Gen (Rtd) Zameer Uddin Shah after doubts were raised about the veracity of results of the two courses, an official spokesperson said.