Free Press Journal
  • Huge haul of arms and ammunition recovered in Kishtwar in JK

    Jammu: Security forces today busted a militant hideout in Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir and claimed to have recovered a large cache of arms and ammunitions including two AK-rifles, hand grenades and seven Under Barrel Grenade Launcher (UBGL) grenades. “In a joint operation, the troops of Delta Forces at Jangalwar and police unearthed a militant hideout and recovered a huge haul of weapons, ammunition and war like stores today from the densely-forested

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    Now ‘Amma Mobiles’ to strengthen brand Jayalalithaa

    Chennai: After ‘Amma Canteens’, ‘Amma Mineral Water’ and ‘Amma Pharmacies’, now ‘Amma Mobile Phones’ will take forward brand Jayalalithaa in Tamil Nadu. The latest in the series of Amma brand schemes was announced by the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister today under which computerised mobile phones loaded with special Tamil software would be provided to 20,000 women’s self-help group (SHG) trainers in the first phase at a cost of Rs 15 crore.

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    CBI quizzes ED officer in alleged bribery case

    New Delhi: CBI today questioned Joint Director of Enforcement Directorate (ED) J P Singh after searches were carried at his premises last week following registering of an alleged bribery case against him. The case was registered by CBI after the Prime Ministers’ Office(PMO) asked the agency to probe the allegations by some businessmen in Gujarat that Singh had been demanding bribes while investigating a case related to IPL betting probe.

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    Rahul Gandhi ‘spoilt child’of Indian politics, says BJP

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spokesperson M.J. Akbar on Monday launched a veiled attack on Congress Party president Sonia Gandhi and vice president Rahul Gandhi, by saying that Sonia Gandhi has ruined the party and is trying to ruin the country with her utter devotion to her completely inept son. Akbar said this doting behavior has made Rahul Gandhi the ‘spoilt child’ of Indian politics.

  • Water conservation, eco-friendly transport measures announced

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu government today announced a slew of measures to augment civic infrastructure, including drinking water resource protection, rainwater harvesting, solid waste management plans, sewage treatment plant besides plan to encourage non-motorised transport. “There is an imminent need to protect, and strengthen water resources so as to fulfill future drinking water needs of Chennai,” Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa told assembly.

  • Telangana: 5 deaths due to swine flu reported since Aug

    Hyderabad: Swine flu and complications related to the vector-borne disease have claimed five lives in Telangana since August 1, the state government said today. “In the current season from August 1 till September 27, 767 samples have been tested, out of which 121 were found to be positive and the number of deaths because of other complications and swine flu as on date is five,” a bulletin on the vector-borne said.

  • Why isn’t Kejriwal supporting a loyalist, asks Bharti’s lawyer

    New Delhi: Somnath Bharti’s lawyer today made a veiled attack on Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for “not supporting” the embattled AAP MLA, saying he should have taken a cue from Prime Minister Narendra Modi who “stands” by his “loyalists” through “thick and thin”. In a letter to Kejriwal, Bharti’s counsel Deepak Khosla demanded that the case be taken from Delhi Police and handed over to other agency for a “fair investigation”.

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    Ranveer Singh to endorse Adidas Originals

    Ranveer Singh is known for his nonstop energy  in Bollywood. The Gunday hottie is not only the most preferred choice among filmmakers, but also brand managers. Among all the brands Ranveer has endorsed, he has bagged the sports major ‘Adidas Originals’ too.

  • Panic at Howrah station as rifle of RPF jawan goes off accidentally

    Kolkata: Panic gripped passengers at the Howrah station this morning when the INSAS rifle of an RPF jawan accidentally went off, a senior RPF officer said. Panic-stricken passengers started running towards the exit gates of the Howrah station after hearing two rounds of fire from platform no 17 at around 6.45 am, he said here. The rifle went off when the finger of a sleeping RPF jawan Satish Kumar accidentally pressed the trigger.

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    ISL Indian stars to give World Cup qualifiers a miss?

    India is set to play a crucial 2018 World Cup qualifying matches in October but as things stand, the national team will be without its star players like captain Sunil Chhetri, goalkeeper Subrata Paul and many more, after the Indian Super League (ISL) organisers declined to allow the national players for India duty.

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    Extend support to swadeshi industrialists as well: Azam to PM

    Lucknow: Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan today expressed hope that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will extend similar facilities to “swadeshi industrialists” of the country in the same way he is trying to attract foreign investors to India.

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    Beijing says Hillary Clinton ‘biased’ on Chinese women’s issues

    Beijing: A Chinese government official said today that Hillary Clinton was “biased” on women’s issues in China, while a newspaper compared the presidential hopeful to Donald Trump for her tweet saying it was “shameless” for China’s president to preside over a UN conference on gender equality.

  • Meghalaya clueless about whereabouts of abducted IB officer

    Shillong: Meghalaya Police on Monday remained clueless about the whereabouts of an Intelligence Bureau officer abducted by suspected Garo militants in Meghalaya’s South Garo Hills district, bordering Bangladesh.

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    Communists used Cong weakness to control top bodies: Venkaiah

    Hyderabad: The Communists took “control” of higher education institutes and central bodies when Congress became weak, and “polluted” them with their Left ideology, but the NDA government has now started a process to “cleanse” them, Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu said today.

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    No evidence against ex-PM in coal scam case, CBI tells court

    New Delhi: CBI today opposed in a special court the plea of ex-Jharkhand Chief Minister Madhu Koda seeking summoning of former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and two others as additional accused in a coal scam case, saying the application was “devoid of any merits”. Special Public Prosecutor R S Cheema told the court that the records of the case not even prima facie suggest that the then PM, who was also Coal Minister