Free Press Journal
  • Kiwis clinch ODI series with three-wicket win over Pakistan

    Johannesburg: New Zealand claimed a thrilling three-wicket win over Pakistan in a rain-affected third and final one-day international in Auckland to secure the three-match series 2-0 on Sunday.

  • Afghanistan National Army soldiers take their position during an operation against Taliban insurgents in Ghazni. The Taliban announced their withdrawal from Kunduz, two weeks after their stunning capture of the northern Afghan city that marked their biggest military victory in 14 years of war.

    44 militants killed within day in Afghan raids

    Kabul: At least 44 militants were killed in past 24 hours as Afghan security forces conducted clean-up operations, the country’s defence ministry said on Sunday.

  • PMO asks NITI Aayog for report on stalled hydro power projects

    New Delhi: The Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) has asked NITI Aayog to prepare a report on stalled hydroelectric power projects which have held up large-scale investment as the government aims to provide 24×7 electricity across the country.

  • 97-year-old’s bid to torch liquor shop foiled

    Agra: Police detained a 97-year-old freedom fighter, Chimman Lal Jain, in his own house to prevent him from torching a liquor shop as announced by him earlier.

  • Yashwant Sinha

    Yashwant Sinha clarifies critical rant, says was ‘misunderstood’

    Panaji: After creating a flutter in political circle with his remark that “there is no dialogue and they (Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his government) may meet the same fate as the Indira Gandhi-led Congress which was drubbed in the elections after Emergency”, former finance minister and BJP veteran Yashwant Sinha on Sunday clarified that he was completely misunderstood.

  • PM Modi hails youth for embracing ‘Startup India’

    New Delhi: Praising the youth for turning ‘Startup India’ into a reality by embracing the scheme and launching initiatives across the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that he was amazed by the level of creativity and the scale of development being displayed by the youngsters.

  • Manish Sisodia

    AAP leaders clean garbage in Delhi

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leaders, including Delhi’s Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia, on Sunday cleared garbage piled up by protesting civic workers in various parts of the national capital.

  • Priyanka Chopra flaunts off-shoulder gown at SAG Awards

    Los Angeles: Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra, who stars in American TV series “Quantico”, set the eyes rolling at the 22nd Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards here while flaunting her curves in a pink lace mesh gown.

  • New approach to turn electronic waste into gold

    Toronto: Scientists have discovered a new financially viable and environmentally friendly way to recover and recycle gold from electronic waste, an approach that could revolutionise the industry and be a veritable gold mine.

  • LeEco to roll out Immersive Canvas Mobile ads on Facebook

    New Delhi: Days before it starts its first online flash sale of Le1S smartphones in India, Chinese tech giant LeEco said it will advertise its products using Facebook’s Immersive Canvas Mobile ads technology.

  • Repeated infancy trauma ups psychosis risk sevenfold

    Washington D.C.: A team of researchers has found that experiencing repeated trauma throughout infancy and adolescence increases the risk of suffering psychosis during adulthood by at least sevenfold.

  • India needs $1 trn for new roads, ports, airports: Gadkari

    New Delhi: Terming infrastructure building as a “major challenge”, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari has said the country requires USD 1 trillion for the development of new roads, ports and airports over the next few years.

  • India women lose last T20I, clinch series 2-1

    Sydney: Australia women clinched the third and final Twenty20 International by 15 runs but visitors India lifted the trophy with a 2-1 series victory at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) here on Sunday, ahead of the men’s last T20I.

  • Transgender community to get modelling agency

    New Delhi: With Transgender Model Agency all set to open here soon, the community is looking forward to a new lease of life. The agency, which is the brain child of Rudrani Chettri, a Delhi-based transgender activist and head of Mitr Trust, would be launched with photographer Rishi Raj in charge of the photo operations.

  • Govt. aims to bring 50 percent farmers under crop insurance scheme: PM Modi

    New Delhi: Asserting that natural calamity is the biggest disaster for the farmers, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that his government aimed at bringing 50 percent of the farmers under the ambit of the National Crop Insurance scheme.

  • Indian in US pleads guilty to running online drug racket

    Washington: An Indian national has pleaded guilty in a US court on charges of running a multimillion- dollar illegal prescription drug operation over the internet. Zuned Sunesra, 35, hailing from Mumbai, pleaded guilty to the three conspiracy charges before a District Court in Pennsylvania. Prosecutors have requested that he should not be released on fears he could flee the country.

  • Rahul Gandhi attacks govt over net neutrality issue

    New Delhi: Rahul Gandhi today accused the government of delaying a decision on the issue of net neutrality on “pretext” of repeated discussions and took a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying his ‘Digital India’ scheme cannot become a “euphemism” for an Internet controlled by large remote corporations.