Free Press Journal
  • Newspapers, periodicals in India register 5.8 percent growth

    New Delhi: The registered publications in India recorded growth of 5.8 percent over previous year with Hindi publications claiming a combined circulation of over 25 crore followed by English at over six crore, according to the latest annual report of RNI, released here on Tuesday.

  • Red Sanders

    Red sanders smuggling comes down in AP

    Vijayawada (AP): Red sanders smuggling, which was to the tune of Rs 3,300 crores in 2011-14, was reduced to about Rs 100 cores this year due to initiation of several measures, including setting up of task force of forest, police and revenue officials to curb smuggling activities.

  • Asia’s largest underground railway station to open in China

    Beijing: Asia’s largest underground railway station will open on Wednesday in the China’s Shenzhen city, enabling high-speed trains to slash the travel time between Guangzhou and Hong Kong to half an hour.

  • Oommen Chandy

    Only Kerala five star hotel bars can serve liquor: SC

    New Delhi/Thiruvananthapuram: Tipplers in Kerala were left wringing their hands in despair as the Supreme Court upheld the state policy to restrict service and consumption of liquor at bars in five star hotels only — a verdict that was hailed by the Oommen Chandy government

  • Chinese Yuan

    China audit finds $38 billion in misused funds

    Beijing: China’s top auditing panel has found 250 billion yuan ($38 billion) in misused funds, with analysts saying the anti-graft campaign will pick up in 2016, a media report said on Tuesday.

  • Another contagious form of cancer discovered

    Sydney: In an indication that transmissible cancer may not be as rare as generally believed, researchers have identified a second, genetically distinct variety in Tasmania devils, iconic small dog-sized carnivores that are only found in the wild on the Australian island state of Tasmania.

  • Google Glass 2.0 comes in a folding version

    New York: Remember the Google Glass? Well, the project seems to be alive as a brand new model of it appeared on the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) website.

  • South-China-sea

    More ships join naval force in South China Sea

    Beijing: China has deployed three new ships to naval forces stationed in the South China Sea, suggesting an enhanced capability for maritime support, a media report said on Tuesday.

  • Subramaniam is compromising his position: Justice (Retd.) R S Sodhi

    New Delhi: Justice (Retd.) R.S. Sodhi on Tuesday lashed out at former solicitor general Gopal Subramaniam for seeking best officers from the Centre in the DDCA scam probe and said that the latter is merely compromising his position and drawing power from a totally illegal notification.

  • Bacteria

    How body controls inflammatory response to pathogens

    New York: Researchers have identified a protein that helps the body control inflammatory response triggered by invasions of microbial pathogens such as bacteria and viruses.

  • Donald Trump

    Donald Trump now trains his guns on Bill Clinton

    Washington: Ramping up his attacks against Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump has now trained his guns on her husband, former President Bill Clinton. But the Clinton campaign is pushing back.

  • Nitish Kumar

    Return of ‘jungle raj’ in Bihar was evident: BJP

    New Delhi : Expressing disappointment over the increase in crime in Bihar, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday said that it was evident that ‘jungle raj’ would return in the state post the victory of the grand alliance in the state assembly polls.

  • ‘Time for print media to strike back’: Arun Jaitley

    New Delhi : Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday said that the print media needs to strike back as the dividing line between facts and opinions has become very blur.

  • Financial inclusion core focus of Centre: PM Modi

    New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that financial inclusion is the core focus of the Centre, adding that the Government wants to create job-creators and not job-seekers.

  • Nine injured in house collapse, one feared trapped

    Thane: At least nine people were injured and one person is feared trapped when a single-storey “dilapidated” house in Bhiwandi township of the district collapsed early this morning, police said.

  • Unprecedented rains, floods battered Tamil Nadu in 2015

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu faced nature’s fury in 2015 with unprecedented rains and floods pounding several parts of Chennai and its suburbs, leaving over 340 people dead and prompting the Centre to declare it a “calamity of severe nature”.

  • 2015 was a hectic year for Minority Affairs Ministry

    New Delhi: With issues like Dadri lynching and row over beef eating kicking up a political storm in 2015, Minority Affairs Ministry had to act as fire fighter for the NDA government in addition to envisaging welfare schemes for minority communities.