Free Press Journal
  • ‘Narmada to be cleaned on lines of Ganga River’

    Indore :  Urban Development & Environment Department principal secretary Malay Srivastava here on Friday said that on the lines of Ganga cleaning programme, the state government would soon launch a drive to clean Narmada River.

  • Kashyap upstages World No.1 Saina out of Indonesian Open

    Jakarta : On a bitter-sweet day for India, Parupalli Kashyap rallied to shock World No. 1 Chen Long to enter the men’s singles semifinals even as Saina Nehwal bowed out with a quarterfinal loss to familiar foe Wang Shixian in the Indonesian Open Super Series badminton tournament on Friday. Kashyap, ranked 12th in the world, came from behind to beat the top seed Chinese 14-21 21-17 21-14 in a contest that lasted an hour

  • Army hunts for Manipur killers, reviews situation

    New Delhi : Indian army on Friday intensified a massive combing operation at Chandel district in Manipur to track down the militants involved in the ambush on an Army convoy in which 18, including a suspected militant, were killed and 11 others injured.

  • In Dhaka, PM eyes power, connectivity

    New Delhi: Describing Bangladesh as an ‘exceptional neighbour’, India on Friday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘historic’ visit there from today will help the two countries to consolidate and deepen cooperation in key areas of power, energy and connectivity. Briefing reporters on Modi’s visit to Dhaka, Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar said the two sides will exchange the instruments of ratification on the Land Boundary Agreement (LBA), recently passed by Parliament to settle

  • K’taka defends Guv, says he did not demand renovation

    Bangaluru : As Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala faced flak over the expenditure on Raj Bhavan renovation, Karnataka government on Friday justified the works saying it was a ‘routine exercise’ that was set in motion much before the present incumbent assumed office.

  • Sikh protesters block Jammu-Pathankot National Highway during a protest in Kathua on Friday against previous day's clashes in Jammu. PTI

    Jammu tense as protestors defy prohibitory orders

    Jammu : Situation in Jammu was “tense” on Friday as Sikh youth defied prohibitory orders and held protests in various areas as part of a three-day old agitation which is spreading and saw one more policeman being stabbed and his AK rifle taken away.

  • Pre-monsoon showers in City

    Mumbai : Some relief from the heat awaits Mumbaikars after the parts of the City witnessed pre-monsoon showers on Friday evening. This trend is likely to continue for the next two days, the temperatures may marginally drop due to these showers and the skies are expected to be partially cloudy, according to the Indian Meteorological Department.

  • Raffle deal: Cong pities Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar

    NEW DELHI : The Congress on Friday felt pity for Manohar Parrikar kept in dark about the Raffle fighter jet deal despite being India’s defence minister as the Prime Minister finalised it during France trip without keeping him in loop.

  • Juventus and Barca clash for the treble in Berlin

    Berlin : Both Juventus and Barcelona are looking to cap fantastic seasons by completing rare trebles when they meet in the Champions League final at the Olympic Stadium in Berlin on Saturday.

  • Sikh groups protest outside Congress HQ

    New Delhi  : Sikh groups on Friday staged a protest outside Congress headquarters here over claims that have emerged regarding the clean chit to party leader Jagdish Tytler in connection with his alleged role in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case. Scores of placard-bearing protesters gathered in front of the Congress headquarters on 24, Akbar Road, at around 11:30 AM and raised slogans demanding action against Tytler as also the resignation of Congress

  • Modi is messiah, has answer to all problems: Bharti

    Jaipur : Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti on Friday termed Prime Minister Narendra Modi as a “messiah Indians had been waiting for to appear for a thousand years” who has solution to all their problems.