Free Press Journal
  • BJP-RSS meet: Second day begins with internal security discussion

    New Delhi : The second day of the RSS-BJP coordination committee meeting on Thursday began at Madhyanchal Bhawan here. Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, Union Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar and Union Health Minister JP Nadda were among the many eminent leaders present at the meeting. Internal security would be discussed in the first session of the meet.

  • Leander Paes, Rohan Bopanna

    Leander Paes, Rohan Bopanna advance in US Open

    New York: Indian tennis stars enjoyed a successful start in the US Open as veteran Leander Paes entered the mixed doubles second round while Rohan Bopanna also won his opening tie in the men’s doubles competition here.

  • Guo Chuan

    Chinese skipper to depart for Arctic Ocean challenge

    Murmansk (Russia): Guo Chuan, the first Chinese sailor who completed a non-stop solo circumnavigation in a 40 feet yacht, is expected to set sail on Thursday aboard his “Qingdao China” multihull for an unprecedented non-stop navigation through the Northeast Passage of the Arctic Ocean.

  • Ceasefire, Pakistan

    Pakistan violates Kashmir ceasefire

    Jammu: The Pakistan Army resorted to unprovoked firing at Indian positions on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir, triggering gun battles, officials said on Thursday. Defence ministry spokesman Lt Col Manish Mehta told IANS that the Pakistanis used small arms and automatics “to target our positions in Krishna Ghati sector of Poonch district” on Tuesday night. “The Pakistani firing started at 8 p.m. and continued till 10.30 p.m. Our

  • Arun Jaitley

    Arun Jaitley leaves for Turkey to participate in G-20 meet

    New Delhi : Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today left for Turkey to participate in a two-day conference of G-20 finance ministers and central bank governors. “The Union Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley left for Turkey today to participate in the two-day Conference of G-20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors,” Finance Ministry said in a statement. Reserve Bank’s Governor Raghuram Rajan will also participate in the meet to be held in Ankara, Turkey on September 4 and September

  • Breast Cancer

    Japan excels in healthcare and water management technology

    New Delhi/Bangkok : Breast cancer is one of the common types of cancer among women. In India, many women suffer from the life threatening disease, which is more prevalent among women aged over 40 years. Breast cancer is a malignant tumor that starts from cells of the breast. An appropriate treatment can be administered if breast cancer is detected in its early stages. Doctors prescribe mammography screening for every woman aged over 40

  • Uddhav Thackeray

    Uddhav Thackeray asks Sena ministers to gear up, visit Marathwada

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray has pulled up his party ministers for “not doing enough to help” people affected by water crisis in Marathwada region and asked them to “gear up” by visiting the drought-hit areas.

  • Barack Obama

    Invoking India, Obama continues hunt for more votes on Iran deal

    Washington : After clinching enough votes in the Senate to save the Iran nuclear deal, the Obama administration warned lawmakers it would be an “illusion” to expect countries like India to back fresh sanctions against Tehran.

  • Kaka

    Use your talent to help Milan: Kaka tells Mario Balotelli

    Orlando (Florida): Brazilian footballer Kaka insisted AC Milan striker Mario Balotelli to make the best use of his skills and fulfil his potential after his move to the Italian club this summer. The 25-year-old Italian returned to Milan after a failed stint at English Premier League (EPL) side Liverpool, in which he scored just one goal following a 20 million euro move last summer. “Mario is a very talented player, there is

  • Lionel Messi, Javier Mascherano

    I would hate to be Lionel Messi: Javier Mascherano

    Barcelona: Argentine midfielder Javier Mascherano admits he cannot be Lionel Messi because of the criticism and immense pressure his national teammate and captain faces. The four-time Ballon d’Or winner Messi is universally loved at Spanish football club Barcelona but has been the subject of harsh criticism in Argentina for failing to be as decisive for his national team. “I could not stand being Messi. You have to be special to be in

  • Rafael Nadal , Novak Djokovic

    Novak Djokovic to lock horns with Nadal in Thailand exhibition match

    Johannesburg : Top-ranked Novak Djokovic will lock horns with longstanding rival Rafael Nadal in an exhibition match to be held in Thailand next month. Confirming the news, President of the Lawn Tennis Association of Thailand Suwat Liptapanlop said that the match will take place on October 2 at Bangkok’s Hua Mark Indoor Stadium, Sport24 reported. Liptapanlop further said that the match will help in boosting the confidence of Thailand’s safety and would bring the

  • Sensex Surges

    Nifty opens above 7750, Sensex trails over 150 pts; banks, cement lead

    Mumbai : Thursday’s session in the market started off strongly recovering weakness in previous three consecutive sessions. Sensex rallied 161.13 points above at a level of 25,614.69. Nifty, on the other hand, climbed 56.85 points trailing at 7,773.85. Cement sectors on looked a strong rally with Ambuja cement, Heidelberg cement and others giving a strong pull back to the market. On the other hand, ICICI Bank, HDFC Bank, JK Tyre, Infosys and HDFC are one of

  • Rain water harvesting boon for industries during water cuts

    Mumbai: Grappling with acute shortage of water in the Marathwada region, industries in Aurangabad and Jalna have made provisions of rain water harvesting, in case the Maharashtra government decides to impose further cuts on water in the coming days.

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    Female Recruitment In Police Rises–So Does Bias

    While the police force across the country grew 10% over five years between 2010 and 2014, the numbers of women in police forces rose 59%. In conjunction with a target of 33% women in police forces, set by the Ministry of Home Affairs in 2009 (and reiterated in 2013), it may appear that India is seriously feminising its police forces, as a report by the Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI) details.

  • Louis Berger

    Bribery case: NBW likely against ex-Louis Berger official

    Panaji: The Goa Police is likely to issue a non-bailable arrest warrant against former Louis Berger official James McClung, who had revealed that bribe was paid to win a consultancy contract in Goa.

  • Pay Rs 10L to RTI activist injured in attack: MSHRC to government

    Mumbai: Criticising Thane police’s lackadaisical approach in not taking timely action on an RTI activist’s request for protection, the Maharashtra State Human Rights Commission (MSHRC) has ordered the government to pay Rs 10 lakh to the victim seriously injured in an attack on him.

  • Mohan Bhagwat

    Mohan Bhagwat is the real boss of GoI: Manish Tewari

    New Delhi : Congress leader Manish Tewari on Thursday called Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat the real boss of the Government of India. “Narendra Modi may be the Prime Minister of India, but the real boss is Mohan Bhagwat,” said Tewari. Targetting the RSS-BJP meet, Tewari compared the BJP-led NDA government to a puppet in the hands of the Indian corporate and RSS. “This government is like a puppet dancing on two strings.

  • OROP

    Major progress in talks, but no breakthrough yet on OROP

    New Delhi: Talks between government and military veterans over the One Rank One Pension scheme have made significant progress, sources said, adding that the latter are ready to compromise on a two-year revision of pensions.

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    How India’s Tax System Helps Heavily Taxed Cigarettes Flourish

    In March 2015—in response to a drop in sales as taxes more than doubled over four years—India’s leading cigarette company ITC Ltd. shortened its discount Bristol-brand cigarettes by 5 mm. That 5-mm cut allowed Bristol cigarettes to make use of India’s complicated six-tier cigarette-tax system and fit into the lowest tax bracket. So, a pack of Bristols costs the same as before.