Free Press Journal
  • Maggi

    Nestle supplies Maggi noodles to rain-hit Chennai

    New Delhi: After remaining at loggerheads with the government over ban on Maggi noodles, Nestle India was today listed among the top suppliers of food and beverage products for people affected by heavy rains in Chennai. Among other products, Nestle has also supplied the ‘two-minute’ Maggi noodles to the Tamil Nadu government towards the relief operations.

  • 3 stabbed at London station in ‘terror incident’

    London: A machete-wielding man reportedly screaming “this is for Syria” stabbed three people at a London Underground train station before police used a stun gun to arrest him, an assault Scotland Yard described as a “terrorist incident”. The attack by a man in his late 20s at Leytonstone Tube station, about 10 km east of central London, came just days after Britain launched its first air strikes against terrorist targets inside Syria.

  • liquor bottles seized

    75 cartons of liquor seized in UP

    Muzaffarnagar: In a drive against use of liquor to woo voters, the excise department today seized 75 cartons of liquor from several places here. A team of the district excise department led by Inspectors Himmat Singh and Avdesh Mishra raided several places and seized the 75 cartons of liquor, District Excise Officer Kurendra Singh said.

  • Mamata Banerjee

    Mamata government prime enemy of the masses, says Left

    Kolkata: Accusing West Bengal’s ruling Trinamool Congress of corruption, the opposition Left Front on Sunday dubbed the Mamata Banerjee government “the prime enemy of the masses”.

  • Modi will realise Hindus’ dream of Ram temple: Togadia

    Bhopal: VHP leader Praveen Togadia on Sunday expressed hope that Prime Minister Narendra Modi would ensure a grand Ram Mandir is built in Ayodhaya as decided by the BJP national executive and promised in the Lok Sabha elections.

  • Indian_National_Congress

    MP Assembly session: Cong set to up the ante against govt

    Bhopal: The 12-day Winter Session of Madhya Pradesh Assembly beginning tomorrow is expected to witness opposition Congress attacking ruling BJP on issues besetting farmers and the recent botched up eye surgeries in the state’s Barwani district. Buoyed by its win in Ratlam Lok Sabha seat bypoll recently, Congress has decided to up the ante against the government during the session.

  • Dantewada Naxals

    Two hardcore naxals held from Chhattisgarh, Telangana

    Raipur: Two hardcore naxals, including a ‘self-styled’ teacher at a Maoist-run school, were today arrested from separate places by Chhattisgarh’s Dantewada Police. The duo was carrying a reward of Rs 5 lakh each on their heads.” One cadre identified as Ludru Tamo (26) was nabbed from Geedam town of Dantewada district, while another, Muchaki Hadma (21) was held from Bhadrachalam of Telangana,” Dantewada Superintendent of Police, Kamlochan Kashayp, told PTI.

  • Phelps wins third gold in US winter swimming

    Washington: American legend Michael Phelps won the 200 metres butterfly, the third victory in three days in the US Winter Swimming Championships at the King Aquatic Center.

  • Cops use force on AAP protesters seeking Pb minister’s removal

    Chandigarh:Police lobbed tear gas shells and used water cannon at AAP youth wing activists trying to enter the city today as they had planned to gherao Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal’s residence demanding removal of the agriculture minister for his alleged “involvement in the pesticide scam”.

  • Narendra Modi, Nawaz Sharif

    India, Pakistan NSAs hold ‘constructive’ meet

    New Delhi: The National Security Advisers of India and Pakistan met in the Thai capital on Sunday and “agreed to carry forward the constructive engagement”.

  • Govt to reach out to NRIs for fund raising flagship schemes

    New Delhi: Non-resident Indians, especially those living in the UK and Qatar, will be reached out to by a government-supported trust to raise funds for ‘Swachh Bharat’ and ‘Clean Ganga’ projects. India Development Foundation of Overseas Indians (IDF-OI), the not-for-profit trust, will also create a focus group for facilitating contributions by NRIs in the forthcoming Pravasi Bhartiya Divas Conference, 2016.

  • Delhi’s number plate move evokes reaction among Beijingers

    Beijing: As the Delhi Government unveiled radical plans to fight air pollution by allowing odd and even number plate cars to ply only on alternate days, residents in the Chinese capital which already had the similar system gave a mixed reaction to this move. Delhi’s move resonated well with a number of people PTI spoke here for its effective way to reduce pollution but with unanimous impression that it can be convenient to

  • Facebook, WhatsApp most popular apps in India: Report

    New Delhi: Social networking giant Facebook and mobile messaging service WhatsApp have retained their positions as the ‘most popular applications’ among Indians this year, says a new report. Besides, Truecaller and UC Browser also figure among the top-five most popular mobile applications among Indians, as per the study conducted by WhichApp, a mobile app that helps users discover new applications that their friends use.

  • Shahnawaz Hussain

    ‘Intolerance debate’ manufactured for political gains: BJP

    New Delhi: Backing the views of newly-appointed Chief Justice of India, T.S. Thakur on ‘intolerance’, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday said that the so-called issue was a manufactured debate aimed at gaining control ahead of the Bihar Assembly elections.

  • India wrongfully blamed for blockade: Nepal’s Sadbhawana Party

    New Delhi: Nepal’s Sadbhawana Party president Rajendra Mahato on Sunday said the prevailing political deadlock in the country is their internal problem and added India is wrongly blamed for the supply blockade of gas and oil in Nepal.

  • cars

    Odd-numbered cars to run on Monday, Wednesday and Friday

    New Delhi: Outlining the contours of its ambitious plan to curb pollution through odd-even number plate formula, Delhi government today said odd-numbered cars will be allowed to ply on Monday, Wednesday and Friday while even-numbered vehicles will run on the other days – Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. Delhi Home Minister Satyendra Jain said the government will only allow emergency vehicles like PCR van, fire tenders, ambulances on the roads of the national capital.

  • Nitish Kumar

    BJP, RSS using Lord Rama’s name for poll dividends: Nitish

    Patna: Charging BJP and RSS with using Lord Rama’s name as a political tool for electoral dividends, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today dared the Sangh Parivar to announce the date for construction of a grand Ram Temple at Ayodhya if it was serious about it.