Free Press Journal
  • Nitin Gadkari

    Congress has been exposed on Land Bill: Nitin Gadkari

    Union Minister for Transport and ShippingNitin Gadkari said at Nagpur on Sunday that the Congress has been exposed for its “double standard” on the Land Aquisition Bill and for taking an “anti-farmer” stand.

  • One killed in Pakistan airport radar system attack

    Islamabad: An aviation engineer was killed by terrorists when they attacked an airport’s radar system in Pakistan’s southwestern Balochistan province early on Sunday, officials said.

  • Sheena murder: Accused duo taken to Raigad crime spot

    Raigad (Maharashtra): A team of Mumbai police on Sunday brought two of the accused in the sensational Sheena Bora murder case to the crime spot near Dagode, in the forest near Pen in Raigad district, where her body was partially burnt and thrown away in a suitcase three years ago, official sources said.

  • GSAT-6A’s big antenna deployed by ISRO

    Chennai: The Indian space agency on Sunday said it had successfully deployed the large antenna of military communication satellite GSAT-6 and also raised its orbit. According to Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), the S-Band Unfurlable Antenna of six metre diameter was deployed successfully.

  • austria refugee

    Calls for action on migrant crisis after Austrian tragedy

    Calls multiplied on Sunday for Europefinally to get to grips with its ever-deadlier migrant crisis after Austria’s horrific truck tragedy, as people continued to pour into Hungary from Serbia despite a newly completed razor-wire barrier.

  • Girl raped

    Muzaffarnagar: 15-year-old girl gangraped by minors on Rakhi

    A 15-year-old girl was allegedly gangraped by three minors when she was returning home after purchasing rakhi from the market in Muzaffarnagar. The offenders, aged between 15 and 16 years, have been taken into custody.

  • Nawaz Sharif,

    Nawaz Sharif discusses regional issues with US NSA

    Islamabad: Islamabad wants to hold a meaningful and objective dialogue on all outstanding issues with New Delhi, Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif told US National Security Advisor Susan Rice here on Sunday, media reported.

  • In Bihar, Nitish, Lalu and Sonia take on Modi

    Patna: Sharing a stage for the first time, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, RJD leader Lalu Prasad and Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Sunday denounced Prime Minister Narendra Modi, accusing him of failing to fulfil the promises made before the Lok Sabha election.

  • Narendra Modi

    Won’t renew ordinance on land acquisition: Narendra Modi

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said his government will not renew the land acquisition ordinance that lapses. “We had issued an ordinance which lapses tomorrow (August 31). I have decided, let it lapse. We will not renew it,” Modi said during his radio address ‘Mann Ki Baat’ on Sunday.

  • RBI on wait-and-watch mode on interest rates cut: Rajan

    Washington: Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor Raghuram Rajan has said the RBI was watching economic data to see whether it can reduce interest rates for the fourth time in recent months. “Monetary policy has been accommodative. We’ve cut interest rates three times and we’re still on an accommodative setting,” he told the Wall Street Journal on Saturday.

  • Burdwan blast, NIA

    One killed, two injured in Bengal blast

    Kolkata: One person was killed and two others were injured in West Bengal’s Burdwan district when crude bombs stored in a house exploded, police said on Sunday. The incident happened in Katwa, around 150 km from Kolkata, on Saturday night.

  • sikh agitation

    Sikhs blame conversions, drugs for declining population

    Toronto: Sikh leaders in North America blame conversions, drugs and migration for the decline in the growth rate of Sikh population in India from 1.9 percent to 1.7 percent as per the 2011 census.

  • Ishant Sharma

    Ishant takes four as Sri Lanka struggle at 175/8

    Colombo: Pacer Ishant Sharma claimed four crucial wickets to leave Sri Lanka struggling at 175/8 at tea in the first innings on Day 3 of the third cricket Test against India at the Sinhalese Sports Club (SSC) here on Sunday. Ishant had figures of 4/39 while Stuart Binny (2/24), Umesh Yadav (1/59) and Amit Mishra (1/19) also bowled superbly to wreck the opposition batting order. Tailenders Rangana Herath (47 not out) and Dhammika Prasad (6

  • Jaisha sets new national record at world athletics

    Beijing,: O.P. Jaisha and Sudha Singh finished 18th and 19th respectively in the women’s marathon at the World Athletics Championships here on. The Indians gave a good account of themselves as Jaisha registered a time of two hours, 34 minutes and 43 seconds to set a new national record.

  • Blood pressure measuring on white background

    Coffee puts BP patients at heart attack, diabetes risk

    London: If you are young and suffering from mild hypertension, it is time to shun your love for coffee. According to a research, coffee drinkers – especially those who drink over four cups a day – are at an increased risk of heart attacks and other cardiovascular events.

  • Sebi

    Black Money: Sebi to upgrade surveillance systems

    To further tighten its noose on manipulators and black moneylaunderers in the stock markets, regulator Security and Exchange Board of India​ (Sebi) will undertake a comprehensive review of its surveillance systems including with help from independent experts and also fast-track its enforcement actions.

  • Watching TV

    Long TV hours may trigger fatal lung condition

    London: Watching an average of five or more hours of television per day can block one of the key pulmonary arteries in your lungs, leading to a fatal lung condition called pulmonary embolism, researchers have said.

  • M.M. Kalburgi

    Kannada scholar shot dead in Karnataka

    Dharwad (Karnataka): Renowned Kannada scholar M.M. Kalburgi, a former Hampi University vice chancellor, was shot dead by an unidentified person on Sunday at his residence here, police said.

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    Will widen reservation movement: Hardik Patel

    New Delhi: Patel community leader Hardik Patel on Sunday vowed to join hands with other communities to widen the movement over reservation in education and jobs.