Free Press Journal
  • Nirmala Sitharaman

    Government only to be facilitator for start-ups: Sitharaman

    New Delhi: The government on Saturday said it was committed to act only as a “facilitator” to start-ups by ensuring a friendlier regulatory regime, easier capital availability and quicker exit norms through a bankruptcy code.

  • netaji

    Netaji died of injuries sustained in plane crash: UK website

    London:The latest set of witness statements released by a UK-based website set up to unravel the mystery surrounding Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose’s death seem to confirm that the freedom fighter died as a result of a plane crash in Taiwan. Five witnesses, which include Netaji’s close associa e, two Japanese doctors, an interpreter and a Taiwanese nurse, have been quoted as corroborating that the founder f the Indian National Army (INA) died

  • Kudankulam n-reactor

    Kudankulam Unit 1 shut due to operational purposes: Singh

    New Delhi: Rubbishing reports that the Unit 1 of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KKNPP) was shut for “political reasons”, Union Minister Jitendra Singh today said it was done due to operational purposes and that it would be started soon.

  • AAP fires up Punjab’s politics towards new trajectory 

    Chandigarh: Whenever assembly elections are round the corner in Punjab, political fireworks are expected. This time is a little different with the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), a relatively new entrant in Punjab’s political space, firing up the scene and promising to take the state’s politics on a new trajectory.

  • Not expecting five stars for ‘Kyaa Kool Hain Hum 3’: Aftab Shivdasani

    Mumbai: Aftab Shivdasani has his expectations in place. The actor, whose next release is the adult comedy film “Kya Super Kool Hain Hum 3”, says the team is not expecting a five-star rating from critics, whose reviews he feels “don’t speak for the entire public”.

  • Rahul’s speech had ‘too much politics’, say students

    Mumbai: Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi’s address at a management college here evoked mixed response from students, with many of them saying the speech contained “too much politics” to establish a connect with them.

  • Tension in Fatehpur was due to ‘lack of tolerance’: Azam Khan

    Rampur: Uttar Pradesh Minister Azam Kham today said the tension in Fatherpur district on the occasion of Makar Sankranti two days ago was triggered due to “lack of tolerance” and asserted that the state government took appropriate action to bring situation under control.

  • Hockey India League

    Dabang Mumbai hope to revive their fortunes in HIL

    New Delhi: Dabang Mumbai are keen to start off with a win in the opening game of the fourth edition of the Hockey India League (HIL) under the mentorship of new coach Jay Stacy.

  • World Bank to help Bihar in computer literacy

    Patna: The World Bank may help Bihar in imparting computer education and communication skills to millions of youths, state officials said on Saturday.

  • Govt taking steps to meet expected shortfall in pulses: Paswan

    Bengaluru: Pulses production in the country is expected to be only tad higher than last year and measures are being taken to meet the demand through imports, Union Food and Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan said today.

  • Ranveer ‘honoured’ to compete with Big B for award

    Mumbai: Actor Ranveer Singh, who bagged the Best Actor in a Leading Role Award at the 61st Britannia Filmfare Awards ceremony here, says he felt honoured to have been nominated in the category with megastar Amitabh Bachchan.

  • Day after odd-even, Delhi sees severe traffic snarls

    New Delhi: Severe traffic snarls were today witnessed in several parts of the national capital, a day after the odd-even scheme restricting the movement of private cars ended in the city.

  • Rahul Gandhi

    Rahul’s padyatra over power tariff hike evokes good response

    Mumbai: Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi today undertook a padyatra from suburban Bandra to Dharavi in the metropolis to raise the issue of electricity tariff hike, with a large number of people joining the march.

  • Will bring patent pendency at same level as in US, Japan: DIPP

    New Delhi: With India grappling with massive backlog of Intellectual Property Rights applications, the Government today said patent pendency will be brought down to the same level as in advanced countries like the US and Japan in the next 18 months.

  • Sushma Swaraj

    Swaraj leaves for two-day visit to Palestine, Israel

    New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Saturday left for a two day visit to Palestine and Israel. This is the EAM’s first visit to the West Asia region which comes after the state visit of President Pranab Mukherjee to the nations in October 2015.