Free Press Journal
  • India’s Consul General rings Nasdaq closing bell on I-day

    New York: India’s Consul General Dnyaneshwar Mulay invited American individuals and companies to join Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s flagship projects ‘Make in India’ and ‘Digital India’ as he, accompanied by Bollywood star Arjun Rampal, rang the closing bell at Nasdaq to celebrate India’s 69th Independence Day.

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    ‘Start up; Stand up India’ initiative to create more jobs: PM

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today announced a new campaign ‘Start-up India; Stand up India’ to promote bank financing for start-ups and offer incentives to boost entrepreneurship and job creation. He also promised to do away with the current practice of interview-based selections for low skilled government jobs.

  • Narendra Modi

    Agri Min to be renamed as Min of Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare

    New Delhi: Seven decade-old Agriculture Ministry will be renamed as the Ministry for ‘Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare’ with a view to take care of farming community needs, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced today.

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    Tableau on APJ Kalam displayed at Independence day celebrations in Bihar

    Patna: Bihar government today fondly remembered late former President A P J Abdul Kalam by displaying a tableau to highlight his bonding with the state and contribution to its development, on the occasion of 69th Independence day celebration here.

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    Ben Affleck to celebrate birthday with kids

    Los Angeles : Actor Ben Affleck has flown back to Atlanta to be with his children, Violet, Seraphina and Samuel on his 43rd birthday. The “Gone Girl” star, who recently confirmed his split from estranged wife Jennifer Garner, is the “happiest” when he is with his children, reported People magazine. “He’s happiest when he’s with his family,” a source close to the actor said. Affleck was seen out with the kids as they headed to visit the Imagine

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    Madonna to don Gucci clothes, accessories for tour

    Los Angeles: Singer Madonna is set to embark on a world tour next month and has teamed up with fashion brand Gucci’s creative director Alessandro Michele to create the items she will wear on stage.

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    Mission is to achieve Clean India, Green India: Prakash Javadekar

    New Delhi : Observing that there were many “impediments” in making India clean even after 68 years of independence, Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar today said his ministry was taking major steps, including amending laws and bringing in new technologies, to achieve the target.

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    Not revealing Naga Peace Accord details leading to multiple apprehensions: Tarun Gogoi

    Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi today said “multiple apprehensions” have emerged on account of keeping secret the details of the Naga Peace Accord. It would have been helpful if details of the recently announced peace accord are published. The issue of not making public the details has led to multiple apprehensions,” Gogoi said after hoisting the Tri-Colour on the 69th Independence Day. I want to assure you that I shall not allow any infringement of our

  • Virat Kohli

    We got no one to blame but ourselves: Virat Kohli

    Galle : Left to rue India’s failure to finish the first cricket Test against Sri Lanka inside three days, captain Virat Kohli today made no bones about his side’s embarrassing capitulation, saying “we got no one to blame but ourselves”.

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    Lady Gaga turns graceful for Hollywood event

    Los Angeles: Ditching her usual appearance with eccentric costumes, Lady Gaga wore a beautiful white gown designed by Vivienne Westwood at the Hollywood Foreign Press Association’s Grants Banquet.

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    Biography on actor Amjad Khan soon

    Mumbai: Actor Shadaab Khan, son of noted actor late Amjad Khan, said he is working on a biography on his father. “I am working on a book on my father and will start it next year. The book will have details about his professional and personal life. We want everyone to know about the great work he has done as an actor and how he was in real life,” Shadaab told PTI in an interview

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    Scared Salma Hayek obtains restraining order against female fans

    Washington DC : American actress Salma Hayek seems to be really in fear with some of her fans, who allegedly threatened to kidnap actress’ daughter, as she has obtained a restraining order against two female fans. The 48-year-old actress claimed that her two fans named Liana Philippon and Odette Bodagh are mentally ill as they have threatened to kidnap star’s 7-year-old daughter for money via email quoting “How much is her life worth”,

  • India vs Sri Lanka

    India lose first Test by 63 runs

    Galle: Left-arm spinner Rangana Herath claimed seven wickets to bowl out India, chasing 176 in the second innings, for 112, to give Sri Lanka a 63-run win in the first Test match here on Saturday. Herath (7/48) wrecked the Indian batting line-up on the fourth day of the match. For India, Ajinkya Rahane (36) was the top scorer.

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    Cambodia senator arrested for ‘treason’ after PM accusation

    Phnom Penh: Cambodian police arrested an opposition senator today after the country’s strongman leader accused him of “treason” for posting on social media a disputed document about the border with neighbouring Vietnam. The arrest of Senator Hong Sok Hour, who belongs to the opposition Sam Rainsy Party (SRP), comes amid an uptick in the campaign by the kingdom’s main opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) to combat alleged encroachment by Vietnam. “He