Free Press Journal
  • Sushil Kumar Modi , BJP leader

    Sushil questions Nitish’s rush to occupy JD(U) prez’s post

    Patna: Senior BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi attacked Bihar CM Nitish Kumar, accusing him of getting himself elected as the JD(U) president in a “hurried manner” and alleged it left a question mark on the latter’s character.

  • Are you waiting for states to declare drought: SC asks Centre

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday continued its assault on the Centre over the state of acute drought in parts of the country asking the latter as to why they were not taking a call and waiting for the states to declare drought themselves.

  • Electoral arithmetic dictated govt formation with PDP: Jaitley

    Jammu: Senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley on Tuesday said that despite ideological differences with the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), the electoral arithmetic dictated the formation of a coalition government in Jammu and Kashmir by the two parties.

  • Dynamic celebrations of Vaisakhi around the world

    Most of us know that Vaisakhi celebration commemorates the anniversary of the Khalsa which was laid down by Guru Gobind Singh. Though it signifies its establishment in India, Sikh communities all around the world engage in an overwhelming festivity to mark this auspicious day.

  • Pre2006 central govt retirees to get pension hike

    New Delhi: Pre-2006 pensioners will now get a hike in pension, in addition to the arrears, as the Centre has done away with a provision of having 33-year service for earning full pension.

  • Veteran Samajwadi Party leader Vinod Barthwal passes away

    Dehradun: Senior Samajwadi Party leader of Uttarakhand, Vinod Barthwal passed away in the wee hours today at a Gurgaon hospital. He was 59. The former president of SP’s Uttarakhand unit breathed his last at around 3.30 this morning, family sources here said. Barthwal was suffering from kidney related problems and had been referred to Gurgaon’s Medanta Hospital nearly a week ago by doctors at Jollygrant Hospital, they said.

  • Govt bans manufacture, import of toxic pollutant PCBs

    New Delhi: The Centre has banned the manufacture and import of toxic pollutant Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs) and directed complete prohibition on its use in any form by end of 2025. PCBs are synthetic organic chemicals used in many different products including electrical equipment, inks, adhesives, flame-retardants, and paints. Its production and use are now severely restricted in many countries because of possible impacts on human health and the environment.

  • Bajaj Pulsar CS 400 to be launched by June 2016

    Bajaj Pulsar CS 400 is fully ready to be launched anytime now. Our sources say that testing has been completed (product specifications and calibrations have been finalized) and the launch should happen before the end of June.

  • New Fortuner Scores 5-star Rating in Ncap Crash Test

    The new Fortuner — slated to launch in India in early 2017 — has received a 5-star rating in the New Car Assessment Programme (NCAP) for Latin countries’ crash test. This will assure Indian customers of the car’s safety.

  • The Reserve Bank of India

    SC for making public the loan default amount, RBI opposes

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court today favoured making public the total amount of outstanding loans given by banks to various individuals and entities and running into lakhs of crores of rupees as per the information provided to it by RBI in a sealed cover.

  • Healthcare

    How favourable is the Union Budget 2016 towards the Health Industry?

    The Government has allocated a total of 33,150 crore rupees to the health care sector under the Union budget of 2016. Currently one of the biggest challenges the health industry is India facing today is  accessibility and availability of health care servicescoupled with an urgent need to bring down the out of pocket expenses incurred by average Indians on medical treatment.

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    Govt in J&K more inclined towards separatists: Sena

    Mumbai: Needling the BJP, ally Shiv Sena today said the present government in Jammu and Kashmir is more inclined towards separatists than nationalists and it may turn a blind eye to troubles there to save the dispensation.

  • 10 noteworthy facts of ‘Vibrant Vaisakhi’

    As we step into the blooming season of spring and harvest, the happy go lucky Punjabis are all set to welcome the New Year with their most awaited festive occasion ‘Vaisakhi’. With vibrant dressing and high spirits, we welcome Vaisakhi with open hearts.

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    Shahid Kapoor’s rockstar look in ‘Udta Punjab’ unveiled 

    Mumbai: Long locks, a stubble, chiselled abs and tattoos — that’s the look Shahid Kapoor is seen donning in the character poster of “Udta Punjab”, a neo-noir drama thriller directed by Abhishek Chaubey.