Free Press Journal
  • Haryana minister bats for rejuvenation of Saraswati River

    Yamunanagar: Haryana Tourism Minister Ram Bilas Sharma has said that the rejuvenation of Saraswati River would provide double advantage in terms of promotion of religious tourism as well as supply of conserved water during months of deficient rainfall.

  • Farooq Abdullah

    Farooq defends Aamir, says his statement was distorted

    Jammu, Nov 27 (PTI) : National Conference leader Farooq Abdullah today came out in defence of actor Aamir Khan, saying the controversy surrounding him was a “propaganda” and the actor never said that he wanted to leave the country. “When did he say that he wants to leave the country? I was myself sitting there. It is a wrong propaganda against him. He never said that he wants to leave India, he

  • Discover the prodigious city of Kota

    Considered as the largest city of Rajasthan in terms of area, Kota stands as a colourful land, gifted with magnificent forts, palaces, and natural beauty. The city is a marvellous destination for those wanting to explore the state of Rajasthan to its core. It is a heavenly place to indulge in a blend of history and nature. Since it has a number of engineering and medical exam institutes, it has been nicknamed

  • Japan reduces greenhouse gas emissions

    Tokyo: Japan reduced greenhouse gas emissions in fiscal 2014 for the first time in five years, the environment ministry announced on Friday.

  • Pakistan students trained to use social media for terror propaganda

    Washington: Students of an elite military-run university in Pakistan have been trained to use social media sites in support of banned terrorist groups like LeT and JuD which have been protected and supported by the ISI, according to US national security sources.

  • China share high

    Chinese shares close down more than five per cent

    Shanghai: Chinese shares closed down more than five per cent today, after inquiries were announced into several major brokerage firms. The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index tumbled 5.48 per cent, or 199.25 points, to 3,436.30. The Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China’s second exchange, slumped 6.09 per cent, or 141.58 points, to 2,184.11.

  • Seoul, Pyongyang to hold high-level talks next month

    Seoul: Following a landmark deal in August on easing military tension and seeking to mend strained ties, Seoul and Pyongyang on Friday agreed to hold high-level government talks next month aimed at improving inter-Korean relations.

  • China to build world’s first salt lake data centre

    Beijing: China’s Qinghai province plans to build the world’s first salt lake data centre to serve domestic resource planning and provide technical support to other countries.

  • Israel tests Barak-8 missile co-developed with India

    Jerusalem: The Israeli military has conducted another successful test of the Barak-8 missile, jointly developed with India, as it intercepted a small drone simulating an “enemy” target, defence sources here said.

  • 5.5 magnitude quake jolts Myanmar

    Nay Pyi Taw: A 5.5-magnitude earthquake jolted western Myanmar on Friday, the US Geological Survey said.

  • Arun Jaitley

    Need to create ecosystem to boost exports: Jaitley

    New Delhi: Concerned over slowing global demand and declining exports, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today underlined the need for creating an ecosystem to boost shipments to the markets overseas. He asked exporters to produce quality products at competitive prices to meet the challenge of slowing demand in international markets.

  • Mulayam Singh Yadav

    Mulayam demands govt assurance on Constitution, reservation

    New Delhi: Expressing concern over repeated amendments of the Constitution for “narrow gains”, SP supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav today demanded an assurance from the government that the Constitution would not be further amended in future and there would be no review of quota.

  • India win 3rd Test by 124 runs

    Nagpur:  India on Friday won the third Test by 124 runs, clinching the four-match series against South Africa 2-0 at the Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium here.

  • Cricket Australia pays tribute to Mike Coward

    Melbourne: Cricket Australia (CA) chief executive James Sutherland on Friday paid tribute to Mike Coward for receiving the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Australian Sports Commission Thursday night.

  • ACB charge sheet against engineer who amassed Rs 14-cr assets

    Nashik (Maha): The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) has filed a charge sheet against state PWD Executive Engineer Satish Madhukar Chikhalikar, who was arrested in a 2013 bribery scandal here. The charge sheet running into 2,000 pages was filed in a special court here yesterday against the official who is accused of having amassed assets worth over Rs 14 crore, an ACB press release said today.

  • Kupwara encounter

    Kupwara encounter enters 15th day as fresh firing breaks out

    Srinagar: Fresh exchange of fire took place between security forces and militants holed up in a forest in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district, as the operation that has left one army officer dead entered its 15th day today. “Fresh firing has been reported from the Manigah forests of Kupwara this morning between security forces and the militants holed up there,” a police official said.