Free Press Journal
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    US diplomat highlights India-US links

    Agartala: US Consul General Craig Hall has highlighted the growing India-US relationship in the areas of higher education, regional connectivity and economic ties.

  • We need to respect ISL authorities’ decision: Abhishek Bachchan

    Mumbai: The decision of the Indian Super League’s regulatory commission to severely punish FC Goa for the unsavoury happenings, after it lost to Chennayin FC in the final of the second edition of ISL, should be respected by all, said the club’s co-owner Abhishek Bachchan today.

  • Honda reports 32 percent loss on strong yen, airbag recall

    Tokyo: Japanese carmaker Honda Motors posted a profit of $3.17 billion in 2015, a 32 percent drop, owing to unfavourable exchange rates and the cost of recalls of defective airbag inflators made by Takata, the company said on Friday.

  • World’s largest cargo plane lands in India

    Hyderabad: The world’s largest cargo aircraft, Antonov An-225 Mriya, landed at the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport in Hyderabad on Friday.

  • Railways withdraw Rs 4 crore water bill

    New Delhi: Railways today withdrew the Rs 4 crore water bill sent to the Latur district administration and promised to continue to run water trains to cater to the need of the people in the parched areas of Marthahwada region till the crisis is over.

  • Water level in 91 major reservoirs dips to 19 pc

    New Delhi: The water level in 91 major reservoirs across the country has dipped to 19 per cent of their total capacity, the government said today. According to Union Water Resources Ministry, 29.455 billion cubic metre (BCM) of water was available in these reservoirs for the week ending May 12. The total capacity of these reservoirs is 157.799 BCM.

  • No ‘Lehman moment’ possible in India;firewalls in place: Rajan

    London: Confident of clearing up the bad-loan mess, RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan today said there is “absolutely no chance of a Lehman moment” in India and a three-cornered firewall was being created to safeguard the economy from external shocks.

  • Honda

    Honda says recalling millions more cars with Takata airbags

    Tokyo: Honda said today it would recall millions more cars equipped with airbags made by crisis-hit supplier Takata, in a widening of a scandal that has already led to the biggest auto recall in US history.

  • India’s IPR regime is legal-equitable, WTO-compliant: Jaitley

    New Delhi: Brushing aside concerns of the US on India’s IPR regime, the government today said its intellectual property rights laws are legal-equitable and WTO-compliant. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley made it unequivocally clear that one must encourage invention of life-saving drugs and at the same time “we must also be conscious of the need to make it available at a reasonable cost so that drug cost does not become prohibited as has

  • Harish Rawat

    BJP will think twice before imposing Article 356: Harish Rawat

    New Delhi: Reinstated as the chief minister of Uttarakhand, Harish Rawat said the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) would think twice before imposing President’s Rule under Article 356 in any state.  “What was the need to impose President’s Rule in the state? The floor test in Uttarakhand has taught BJP a lesson. It will now think twice before imposing Article 356 in any state,” Rawat said in an interview with ETV News.

  • Movie Review: Azhar – a riveting journey of an Indian cricket idol

    New Delhi: This is an account of the life of Mohammad Azharuddin (a role essayed by Emraan Hashmi), who was Indian cricket’s most successful, highly decorated and at the same time its most controversial captain.

  • Synthetic sugar molecule may help fight hospital germs

    London: Researchers have constructed a synthetic sugar molecule as a cost-effective alternative for immunisation that could protect patients against one of the most dangerous hospital germs. The deadly gut bacterium Clostridium difficile (C. difficile, or C. diff) infects a large proportion of patients in hospitals and becomes incurable, as the bacteria tends to develop resistance to antibiotics.

  • Trouble in Kerala film actors’ lobby over Mohanlal campaign

    Kochi: Trouble has broken out in the Kerala film actors lobby AMMA with national award-winning actor Salim Kumar quitting the body in protest against the election campaign by superstar Mohanlal for Left opposition candidate K.B. Ganesh Kumar in Pathanapuram assembly constituency in Kollam.

  • Cannes 2016: Sonam Kapoor on Cannes red carpet look

    New Delhi: She impressed some when she flaunted an overwhelming nose ring, and received brickbats for a lime green frou frou Elie Saab gown during past appearances on the famous Cannes Film Festival red carpet. But actress Sonam Kapoor, who is set to walk there again this year, says she doesn’t think about the feedback and concentrates on following the mantra, ‘Be yourself’.