Free Press Journal
  • JNU

    JNU mulling setting up of National Resource Centre for blind

    New Delhi: Jawaharlal Nehru University is considering setting up a National Resource Centre to develop an online portal to provide access to e-resources to the visually impaired faculty and students of various universities across the globe.

  • Shivraj Singh Chouhan

    ‘Propaganda agency may be behind smear campaign against MP, Chouhan on Vyapam’

    Bhopal: Observing that Madhya Pradesh’s image is being tarnished globally over the Vyapam scam under a ‘well-planned conspiracy’, the BJP mouthpiece ‘Charaiveti’ has said the role of propaganda agency cannot be ruled out in running a “smear campaign” against the state and its Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan.

  • Rape case

    Woman gangraped by four in UP

    Muzaffarnagar (UP): A 26-year-old woman was allegedly abducted and gang-raped by four youths at gunpoint in Shamli district. The woman, who is married, was abducted and gangraped by four youths on July 31 in Bhardi village under Jhinjhana police station area. She was later found on August 3 in an unconscious state, SP Vijay Bhushan said.

  • Loksabha, parliament

    Parliament panel on land bill to discuss key clauses tomorrow

    New Delhi: With Government keen on buying peace over the land bill, a Parliamentary panel examining it will tomorrow try to evolve consensus on three key provisions including the one on return of unutilised land to its owners after five years.

  • Breast Milk

    Breastfeeding practices have improved in India: UNICEF

    Kolkata: Breastfeeding practices in India have improved in the past few years but efforts are needed to sustain these and address issues like maternity leave and other benefits besides ensuring mother-friendly workplace, the UNICEF has said.

  • Amarnath

    Amarnath Yatra suspended for second day

    Jammu: The ongoing annual Hindu pilgrimage Amarnath Yatra in Jammu and Kashmir was suspended for the second day on Sunday after the Jammu-Srinagar national highway was closed due to heavy rainfall. Heavy rains throughout the night triggered landslides at Kheri in Udhampur district and also at some places in the Ramban district, forcing authorities to close the highway, a police officer told IANS. “No pilgrim was allowed to proceed from Jammu to

  • Michael Clarke

    Michael Clarke honored for his courage, role model as captain

    Melbourne: Cricket Australia chief executive James Sutherland said losing the Ashes was not a fitting end for what retiring captain Michael Clarke gave to the sport in Australia and that he would be considered one of the best batsmen of his generation.

  • Juan Mata

    Manchester United beat Tottenham 1-0 at Old Trafford

    London : Manchester United displayed a resilient performance as they began their Premier League season with 1-0 win over Tottenham at Old Trafford on Saturday. It was Kyle Walker’s own goal in 22 minutes that put his side into the lead in the opening match of the season, the BBC reported.

  • Election Commission

    India has 1866 registered political parties: EC

    New Delhi: There has been a rush for registration of political parties, with as many as 239 new outfits enrolling themselves with the Election Commission between March, 2014 and July this year, taking their number to 1866.

  • Alka Lamba

    AAP leader Alka Lamba attacked in Delhi

    New Delhi: AAP legislator Alka Lamba was on Sunday attacked by some people when they pelted stones at her during an anti-drug drive here, police said. “Some unknown people threw stones at her and she was injured. One person has been detained in this connection,” a police official told IANS.  Police said the Chandni Chowk MLA has sustained a minor injury.

  • RBI-logo

    Rangarajan favours RBI majority in Monetary Policy Committee

    New Delhi: Joining the debate over the powers of RBI Governor in setting policy rate, bank’s former head C Rangarajan today said the government can do away with the veto power of Governor but the majority of members in the Monetary Policy Committee should be from the apex bank.

  • US Shooting

    3 dead are related to US shooting suspect

    Berlin: Three women found dead in a home in the northeastern state of Vermont were relatives of a woman arrested a day earlier in the fatal shooting of a state social worker who handled the case in which she lost custody of her daughter, state police has said.

  • Ronaldinho

    Ronaldinho’s Fluminense stumble in Brazil’s Serie A

    Rio de Janeiro: Ronaldinho’s Fluminense suffered their fifth defeat of the Brazilian Serie A season with a 1-0 loss to Avai. Andre Lima struck the winner in Saturday’s match at Avai’s Ressacada stadium in Florianopolis, firing in from close range in the sixth minute, reported Xinhua news agency. Ronaldinho played the full 90 minutes in just his second match for the Rio de Janeiro football club since his move from Mexico’s Queretaro

  • Hiroshima

    Nagasaki marks 70th anniversary of atomic bombing

    Nagasaki: A ceremony is underway today morning in Nagasaki to mark the 70th anniversary of the atomic bombing of the southern Japanese city. Survivors, guests from 75 countries and others are gathered under a tall white canopy to shade them from the sun at the annual commemoration at Nagasaki Peace Park. As a bell tolled, they observed a minute of silence at 11:02 am, the time when the US dropped the atomic bomb, killing more than 70,000

  • Flash floods

    Myanmar flood toll rises to 96

    Yangon : The toll from severe floods in Myanmar has risen to 96, the ministry of social welfare, relief and resettlement said on Sunday.  Rising river water is threatening to inundate Ayeyawaddy region, Xinhua reported. The residents in low-lying areas of Ayeyawaddy are being alerted and urged to move to safer places as the Ayeyawaddy and Ngawun rivers remained above the danger levels in Hinthada, Nyaungdon, Zalun and Seiktha regions. Floods, triggered

  • Wasim Akram

    Police recovers car involved in road rage with Wasim Akram

    Karachi: Senior police officials said that they have finally recovered the car that was involved in the road rage incident with Pakistan pace legend Wasim Akram in the city’s busy Karsaz area on Wednesday.