Free Press Journal
  • china

    China to renovate 6 mn run-down houses in 2016

    Beijing: China plans to renovate 6 million run-down urban houses in 2016, the ministry of housing and urban-rural development announced on Monday. The programme is a crucial way of providing low-income urban residents with affordable housing, Xinhua news agency reported.

  • Nawaz Sharif

    Sharif in Karachi over Rangers issue

    Karachi: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is on a one-day trip to Karachi without any officially scheduled meeting with Sindh Chief minister Qaim Ali Shah or discussion on the law and order situation in the city.

  • ‘Kissing’ Pakistani soil will prove ‘costly’: Sena to Modi

    Mumbai: “Kissing” Pakistani soil “soaked” in Indian blood will prove “costly”, Shiv Sena said today as it reminded Prime Minister Narendra Modi of how trying to get “too close” to that country led to decline in political graph of BJP veterans like Atal Bihari Vajpayee and L K Advani.

  • How eating ‘healthy’ food can make you fat!

    New York: Eating too much is typically considered as one of the prime reasons for obesity but when people eat what they consider to be healthy food, they eat more than the recommended serving size because they associate “healthy” with less filling, say researchers, including one of Indian-origin.

  • Somdev Devvarman rises to World No.177

    New Delhi: Somdev Devvarman moved up three places to be ranked No.177 in the latest Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) men’s singles rankings released on Monday.

  • College student abducted in Gurgaon

    Gurgaon: A woman student was allegedly abducted near Dronacharya Government College (DSD) in Gurgaon by four persons this morning with the incident being captured by CCTV cameras installed outside the institution. The CCTV footage shows that one of the accused, who appears to be known to the woman, entered the college through a broken wall at about 9:45 AM and called her from inside, DCP (West) Gurgaon Kulvinder Singh said.

  • Sachin Pilot

    Country passing through crisis under NDA rule: Sachin Pilot

    Jaipur: Rajasthan Congress chief Sachin Pilot today said the country was passing through a “crisis” period under the NDA government and people hopes that the party would return to power. “Every citizen is staring at Congress as the country and Rajasthan are passing through a crisis under the BJP-led NDA rule,” he said while addressing party workers here on the occasion of Congress’ 131st Foundation Day.

  • Sanjay Nirupam

    Mumbai Cong leaders slam Nirupam over party mouthpiece gaffe

    Mumbai: Left red-faced by the articles in Congress mouthpiece targeting Jawaharlal Nehru and Sonia Gandhi, a section of Mumbai unit of Congress today came down heavily on party city chief and journal’s editor Sanjay Nirupam and sought his apology and resignation over the issue.

  • Norms relaxed for small, isolated gas fields in northeast

    New Delhi: Rules for selling natural gas produced from small, isolated fields in northeast India have been further relaxed to extend the time stipulation for offtake by customers to one year from the date of readiness, an official statement said on Monday.

  • Sensex at about 1-month high, climbs 195 pts to reclaim 26,000

    Mumbai The benchmark Sensex today bounced back by over 195 points to close above the 26,000-level at 26.034.13 — nearly a month high — on a host of factors, including value buying in beaten-down blue-chips, amid thin year-end trading and a mixed global trend.

  • England lead despite Dean Elgar century

    Durban: Dean Elgar carried his bat for a fighting century but could not stop England from taking an 89-run first innings lead on the third day of the first Test against South Africa at Kingsmead today.

  • Leander Paes

    Leander Paes to partner Granollers at Chennai Open

    Chennai: Indian tennis veteran Leander Paes has been seeded second and will partner Spaniard Marcel Granollers in the men’s doubles category of the Chennai Open to be played here from January 4 to 10, 2016.