Free Press Journal
  • South Korea’s history textbook row taken to court

    Seoul: A group of lawyers filed an appeal to the Constitutional Court on Tuesday over the South Korean government’s move to reintroduce state-authored history textbooks for secondary school students.

  • No truck with SP, BSP in Uttar Pradesh: Congress

    Allahabad: Ruling out the possibility of a truck with Samajwadi Party and the BSP in the 2017 assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh, the Congress today accused both Mulayam Singh Yadav and Mayawati of being in cahoots with the Narendra Modi-led BJP. “The spectacular success of the Grand Alliance in neighboring Bihar has given rise to speculations about the Congress entering into similar alliances with the SP and the BSP. However, the situation is

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    Facebook most popular in South Korea

    Seoul: Facebook is the most popular social networking service in South Korea this year, out-doing other global and local platforms, a poll released on Tuesday showed.

  • 650 cases of communal violence in country this year: Govt

    New Delhi: A total of 650 communal incidents have occurred till October this year, Lok Sabha was informed today. Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju said 823 communal incidents took place in 2013 and 644 such incidents occurred in 2014. “During January-October 2015, 650 communal incidents have occurred in the country,” he said in written reply to a question.

  • Lovepreet Sangha and Satender Ved Pal to debut at WWE Live India

    Mumbai: Former World Kabbadi League Champion, Lovepreet Sangha and two-time Kushti National Heavyweight Champion, Satender Ved Pal will make their in-ring debuts in front of their hometown fans during WWE Live India on January 15 and January 16.

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    BJP ready to debate on the DDCA issue: Dharmendra Pradhan

    New Delhi: Union Petroleum minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Tuesday said that Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is ready on debate on the DDCA issue and alleged that the congress wants to hide themselves from the National Herald case as they were demanding Jaitley’s resignation in Lok Sabha yesterday.

  • Arsenal beat City 2-1 to grab second place

    London: Arsenal came out on top in the battle of the English Premier League title favourites as goals from Theo Walcott and Olivier Giroud enabled them beat Manchester City 2-1 at the Emirates Stadium.

  • Daniel Vettori believes Williamson primed to take captaincy reins

    Melbourne : New Zealand spin great Daniel Vettori has tipped Kane Williamson to succeed retiring Brendon McCullum in all three formats of the game, insisting that the star batsman would take his country’s cricket to great heights.

  • 2 absconding IM members joined ISIS: Govt tells Lok Sabha

    New Delhi: Two absconding members of the banned Indian Mujahideen have joined the dreaded terrorist group ISIS, Lok Sabha was informed today. “There are intelligence inputs of one or two members of the Indian Mujahideen, who were absconding from India since many years, having joined the ISIS/ISIL,” Minister of State for Home Haribhai Parathibhai Chaudhary said in written reply to a question in Lok Sabha.

  • Peter Siddle insists Aussies will show no mercy to wounded Windies

    Melbourne : Australian paceman Peter Siddle has joined the chorus to say that his side will show no sympathy towards the battered West Indies side and revealed that their aim will be to maintain a complete stranglehold over the Caribbean side in the Boxing Day Test.

  • Call drops: TRAI says no coercive steps against telecos till Jan 6

    New Delhi: Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) today told the Delhi High Court that no coercive steps would be taken against telecom companies till the next date of hearing on January 6 for not complying with the call drop compensation norms.

  • India may see slow, but sustainable recovery: Morgan Stanley

    New Delhi: The Indian economy is likely to witness a “slow but sustainable” recovery and is expected to clock a GDP growth of 7.5 per cent this fiscal, a Morgan Stanley report says. According to the global financial services major, the revival will be driven by a pick-up in capex (more public than private), urban consumption and normalisation in exports.

  • Pass juvenile justice bill: Nirbhaya’s parents

    New Delhi: The parents of the December 16 gang-rape victim on Tuesday met central minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi to demand early passage of the juvenile justice bill in parliament.

  • Price cap in 530 essential medicines, including 47 for cancer

    New Delhi: The National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) has fixed the ceiling prices for 530 essential medicines, including 47 for cancer and 22 for HIV, Lok Sabha was informed today. Under its provisions, NPPA has fixed the ceiling prices in respect of 530 medicines under National List of Essential Medicines 2011 (NLEM), including 47 for cancer and 22 for HIV, based on market price data, Minister of State for Chemicals and Fertilisers Hansraj

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    JJB should be passed after healthy discussion: TMC

    New Delhi : With Rajya Sabha to take up the legislation of Juvenile Justice Bill for discussion, Trinamool Congress leader Derek O’Brien on Tuesday said the Bill should be passed in the Parliament today without any further delay after having a healthy discussion.