Free Press Journal
  • NASA rover Opportunity ready for harsh Martian winter

    Washington: Red Planet is headed for harsh winter and NASA rover Opportunity is not worried at all. The rover is conducting a “walkabout” survey of the “Marathon Valley” where it plans to face the upcoming Martian winter while studing the context for outcrops bearing clay minerals.

  • Karnataka bandh demanding Kalasa-Banduri canal project begins

    Bengaluru: Normal life was affected in the IT city and other parts of Karnataka today following a 12-hour statewide bandh called by several pro-Kannada outfits demanding implementation of Kalasa-Banduri canal project, over which state government has locked horns with neighbouring Goa.

  • Malala Yousafzai

    Promise safe, quality education for every child: Malala Yousafzai at UN

    United Nations: Malala Yousafzai, a Pakistani education advocate, on Friday asked world leaders who are here to attend UN General Assembly to promise that every child will have the right to safe, free and quality primary and secondary education.

  • Arvind Kejriwal dubs Najeeb Jung as `good man with bad political bosses`

    New Delhi : Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday asserted that there was no problem with Lt. Governor Najeeb Jung, saying that the latter is a ‘good man with bad political bosses and is only following the orders of Prime Minister Office (PMO).’

  • Additional spectrum: Court to pass order on charge on Oct 7

    New Delhi: A special 2G court today fixed October 7 for pronouncing its order on framing of charges in the 2002 additional spectrum allocation case in which ex-Telecom Secretary Shyamal Ghosh and three telecom firms are accused.

  • Narendra Modi

    Sikhs, Patels protest against Narendra Modi at UN headquarters

    United Nations: A group of Sikhs and the Patidar community supporters have demonstrated outside the UN headquarters here, coinciding with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s speech on Sustainable Development at a special UN summit.

  • China, US reach consensus on fighting cyber crimes: Xi Jinping 

    Washington: China and the US have reached important consensus on joint fight against cyber crimes, Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Friday, stressing bilateral dialogue and cooperation on cyber issues.  At a joint press conference with US President Barack Obama at the White House, Xi said China and the US have agreed to step up investigation assistance and information sharing on cyber crime cases.  “China and the United States are two major

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi pays tributes at Rajghat on the occasion of Mahatma Gandhi’s birth anniversary, in New Delhi on Friday. PTI

    Cannot condemn developing world at low carbon stage: India

    New York: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s focus on “climate justice” underscores the need for equity for developing countries which should not be condemned for their developmental activities and there should be a common but differentiated responsibility, a top official has said.

  • Manish Tewari

    After BJP MP, Congress calls for removal of Najeeb Jung

    New Delhi : The Congress Party on Saturday called for the removal of Lt. Governor Najeeb Jung, saying that the latter has undermined the federal basis of the constitution and is not fit to occupy the post. “The Lieutenant Governor has completely undermined the federal basis of the constitution. He has completely acted as an agent of the central government,” Congress leader Manish Tewari told ANI. “He is not fit to occupy this position.

  • 2 out of 3 men drop out of school to boost family income: Survey

    New Delhi : As per a survey on Status of Education and Vocational Education India, two out of three men can’t continue with their schooling as they have to supplement household income. The report is based on the employment and unemployment survey conducted by Ministry of Statistics during July 2011 to June 2012. “70 percent men dropped school to supplement household income. About 27 per cent in rural areas and around 26 per cent

  • Prohibition of Child Marriage Act applies to Muslims too: Gujarat HC

    Ahmedabad : Gujarat High Court has ruled that Prohibition of Child Marriage Act will also apply to a Muslim person, adding that those who didn’t allow change in the Muslim Personal Law have done a great disservice to the community. Justice JB Pardiwala stated that Child Marriage Act is a Special Act and it will override the provisions of Muslim Personal Law, Hindu Marriage Act or any personal law. The court was hearing a