Free Press Journal
  • Goa church

    Goa govt sets in motion process for greenfield airport in Mopa

    Panaji – In a major step towards construction of new greenfield airport at Mopa in North Goa, the state government has issued a Request For Proposal (RFP) to four companies which have been shortlisted for the project.

  • UN agency: Starving Syrian teen died ‘in front of our eyes’

    Beirut: The UN children’s agency said that it witnessed the death of a teenager who died of starvation “in front of our eyes,” as well as several cases of severe malnutrition among children trapped in the besieged Syrian town of Madaya near Damascus.

  • Bopanna-Mergea lose in final of Sydney International Tournament

    Sydney: Indian tennis ace Rohan Bopanna and his Romanian partner Florin Mergea on Saturday lost the summit clash to Bruno Soares and Jamie Murray at the ATP Apia International and thus settle with the runner-up finish.

  • Nepal shares close cultural ties with India through New Delhi World Book fair

    New Delhi:The prolonged crisis in Nepal has not let down the spirit of their people and they have not lagged behind in showcasing their books at the World Book Fair 2016 in New Delhi. Nepal has highlighted its close cultural ties with India through the book fair. The book fair has brought publishers, writers and authors from across the globe onto one platform.

  • Syed Akbaruddin

    India asks UN member states to adopt global treaty on terror

    United Nations: Expressing concern over the scourge of terrorism, India has asked the UN member nations to rise above their differences and adopt an international convention to unitedly combat the menace.

  • Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana is ‘farmer-friendly’: PM Modi

    New Delhi – Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday took to twitter and wrote an open letter to the farmers of the country and addressed them on the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana, saying that the government has taken several steps to help farmers, one among which is the ‘Pradhanmantri Fasal Bima Yojana’.

  • Narendra modi

    Modi to interact with start-up entrepreneurs

    New Delhi – Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday that he will interact with start-up entrepreneurs after the launch of the government’s “Start-Up India” initiative.

  • Afghan soldiers kill 37 militants

    Kabul – At least 37 Taliban militants were killed as clashes broke out in Afghanistan’s Helmand province, an official said on Saturday.

  • Arun Jaitley

    No government interference in Start-Up India scheme: Jaitley

    New Delhi – Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said the new “Start-Up India” scheme of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to promote and nurse entrepreneurship will ensure minimum interference from the government with attractive tax incentives.

  • Sandeep Dikshit

    Don’t ‘mislead’ nation on pollution agenda: Congress to Kejriwal

    New Delhi – The Congress on Saturday asked the Delhi Government not to mislead the nation on the pollution agenda with regard to the Odd-Even vehicle rationing formula, adding that the issue of pollution should not swept aside because of Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s political popularity.

  • Serena Williams

    Serena 130 per cent ready to defend her Australian Open crown

    London – Playing down concerns before tournament opener on Monday against Italian Camila Giorgi, World number one Serena Williams has insisted that she is “120, 130%” ready to defend her Australian Open crown despite suffering another apparent injury scare.

  • US President Barack Obama

    Lord Hanuman part of Obama’s lucky charm

    London – United States President Barack Obama has revealed in an interview to a You Tube vlogger that he carries a selection of lucky charms and religious trinkets along with a statue of Monkey God Lord Hanuman in his pocket.

  • Marijuana

    Medical marijuana may treat migraines

    New York – Marijuana can be used to effectively treat people suffering from migraine headaches, new research has found.

  • Kimberley Walsh

    Kimberley Walsh planning intimate wedding

    London – Former Girls Aloud singer Kimberley Walsh is planning an “intimate” wedding with Cheryl Fernandez-Versini and Sarah Harding as bridesmaids.