Free Press Journal
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    JD(U)-RJD marriage heading towards separation: BJP

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)  said that the alliance between the Janata Dal (United) (JD (U)) and Rashtriya Janata Dat (RJD) was like a marriage heading towards separation, adding that the people of Bihar do not want a ‘divorce alliance’ to run their government.

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    PM Narendra Modi’s intervention sought to secure release of fishermen

    Rameswaram: A fishermen body today sought Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s intervention to secure release of 14 persons arrested by Sri Lankan navy while fishing near Katchativu and said they would resort to a state-wide strike if the detainees were not freed before June 12. The three boats seized yesterday, along with the 25 taken earlier, should also be released, they said. Fishermen, who staged a demonstration in front of the fisheries department office here today, said the Union government should act swiftly to ensure

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    Posters attacking AAP’s anti-corruption drive appear in Delhi

    New Delhi: Posters against the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Government’s anti-corruption drive were seen in the bus stops in the national capital. This came after the Delhi government had adorned the city with a series of posters claiming to have arrested 35 officers on corruption charges. The message in the poster was from ‘a common man from Delhi’ and read, “Mr. Liar…Name the officers that have been arrested.” According to reports, Delhi BJP president

  • US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter to meet Manohar Parrikar

    New Delhi : U.S Defence Secretary Ashton Carter who is on a three-day visit, is scheduled to meet Union Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and National Security Advisor Ajit Doval today. Carter will also call on Prime Minister Narendra Modi. India and U.S is expected to sign a new 10-year defence framework, which was decided during the visit of U.S President Barack Obama in Delhi in January. This is Carter’s first

  • Relatives still wait for bodies of Panna accident victims

    Khajuraho : Mother of Asif Khan, Haseena Khatoon has been pleading the state government for almost a month for her son’s dead body, but to no avail. It seems that the government has forgotten the Panna incident, where many were burnt to death and feels no apathy towards the families of the victims who passed away in the incident.

  • Rupee recovers 5 paise at 63.77 against dollar

    Mumbai: The rupee recovered marginally by five paise at 63.77 against the US dollar in early trade today at Interbank Foreign Exchange after the greenback weakened overseas owing to concerns about the lack of progress in Greece’s talks with its creditors on overhauling its bailout terms. Besides, fresh selling of the US dollar by exporters supported the rupee, but a lower opening in the domestic equity market capped the gains. The rupee had depreciated by 12

  • Rate cut fails to lift mood

    Mumbai :  In a double whammy, the benchmark BSE Sensex on Tuesday plunged by 661 points, its biggest fall in nearly a month, and rupee went down by 11 paise as RBI sounded a note of caution on economic recovery, while forecast of a deficient monsoon added to the rout.

  • No Achche Din on monsoon front

    New Delhi :  After the scorching heat, which is squeezing out every bit of energy, you have been adequately warned on ministerial authority: that please do not expect ‘‘Achche Din,” when it rains. The monsoon has a date with Kerala on June 5th that would mark its onset, but the prognosis is depressing.

  • Big B, Preity also in Maggi soup

    New Delhi :  A day after the union government hinted that action could be taken against Bollywood heroine Madhuri Dixit for endorsing Nestle’s two-minute snack Maggi, the net has widened.

  • 75-yr-old woman robbed of Rs-30,000 gold chain

    BHOPAL : One more chain-snatching was reported from the Chunabhatti area on Tuesday. A 75-year old woman was robbed of her gold chain by a masked bike-borne youth on Tuesday morning in front of Manoria Hospital.

  • 17-acre govt land worth crores freed from encroachers

    BHOPAL : District administration got 17 acre land of the government worth crores of rupees freed from encroachers in middle of the city at Vishwakarma Nagar under Ashoka Garden police station jurisdiction on Tuesday. It is land of industry department and encroachers had started living and running their businesses there.

  • BMC blames Fire Dept for death of 4 officers

    Mumbai :  Despite the death of four officers of the Mumbai Fire Brigade in the Kalbadevi fire incident of May 9, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation has washed its hands off all blame, and placed the onus for the deaths on the Fire Brigade itself.

  • Excess lead can impair nervous system

    Mumbai :  India’s favorite instant noodles has been in hot soup for the past two weeks after it was detected that samples of the product in Uttar Pradesh contained eight times as much lead as permissible in a batch of Maggi noodles.

  • India slams elections in PoK

    New Delhi  : India on Tuesday opposed Pakistan’s move to conduct elections in the disputed Gildit-Baltistan region of Pakistan Occupied Kashmir, saying it is an attempt by Islamabad to cover up its illegal occupation of the area.

  • Headcount of minorities employed in govt jobs

    New Delhi : Aimed at improving the welfare of the minority community, the central government has started headcount of Muslims, Christians, Sikhs, Buddhists and Parsis employed during last one year in all its departments.

  • Maggie fails test, Delhi govt to act against Nestle

    New Delhi: After samples of Maggie noodles in New Delhi were tested positive for containing lead beyond permissible limits, the Kejriwal government has said it would initiate a case against Nestle.

  • US defence secy in India, to meet Modi

    New Delhi : India and the US are set to sign a high-level Defence Framework Agreement on today, as US Secretary of Defence Ashton Carter arrived in India on a three-day visit on Tuesday.