Free Press Journal
  • ISRO to launch 22 satellites

    Bengaluru: ISRO on Saturday stated that it will launch a record 22 satellites in a single mission next month. “After the current reusable launch vehicle, the next experiment what we have to do we have to worry about that. Other than that, next month we have a launch where we will be launching about 22 satellites. Also one of a cartographic series satellite will be launched,” ISRO Chairman Kiran Kumar said.

  • Worker dies dismantling Mamata dais

    Kolkata: One of the workers who were dismantling the temporary giant structure of the dais made for the swearing-in ceremony of Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress government in West Bengal died on Saturday after he fell from the stage, police said.

  • Swamy Chides Chidu

    New Delhi : BJP nominated MP Subramanian Swamy campaigning for ouster of RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan chided former finance minister P Chidambaram for defending him (Rajan) as one of the finest economists he had chosen for the post, having full faith in him. “Does Congress want to rule RBI through their appointee,” he asked in one of his tweets. His next tweet was a bit abusive, describing Chidambaram as “Pucca Chor.”

  • Bofors jinx haunts mega gun deal in final stages

    NEW DELHI : The Defence Ministry babus are keeping fingers crossed as the Bofors jinx haunts them just as they are ready to place an order for 100 artillery guns after three decades of no guns purchased since after the controversy of the Bofors kickbacks back in 1986.

  • Allegations against Khadse needs to be proved first: Rijiju

    Panaji: Union Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju has said the allegations that Maharashtra Revenue Minister Eknath Khadse has links with underworld don Dawood Ibrahim need to be proved before any action is taken against him. Aam Aadmi Party spokesperson Preeti Sharma Menon had last week alleged that Khadse had received several calls from the number of Dawood’s wife, Mehjabeen Shaikh, between September 4, 2015 and April 5, 2016.

  • IPL 2016: Tough task to counter Kohli, ABD, Gayle & co: Bhuvneshwar Kumar

    Their pace attack has been the most fearsome this IPL season but Sunrisers Hyderabad swing bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar feels it would be a tough task for his team to counter the marauding Royal Challengers Bangalore batsmen when the two teams clash in the final today.

  • 3 cases lodged after attacks on Africans

    New Delhi : Amid outrage by African envoys following killing of a Congolese youth here, three cases of physical assault and criminal intimidation of African nationals in south Delhi have been registered by the police.

  • Indian bizman transforms talent-hunt in Ghana!

    Accra : Twenty-four years after he established a company to sell computers and train IT professionals in Ghana, Indian author and businessman Gurdip Hari is spending $1.5 million over the next two years to dramatically change the hunt for talented children.

  • Cong shows Sachchai Ka Aaina to Modi govt

    Mumbai : Blaming the Modi government of filling public debate with lies, falsehood and deceit, senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal said here on Saturday that the entire national politics needs a surgery.

  • England continue dominance

    Chester-Le-Street :  Moeen Ali capitalised on poor Sri Lanka fielding to strengthen England’s position in the second Test at the Riverside on Saturday. He went on to score 155 not out, thereby taking England to the verge of 500. In the first innings, England declared at 498/9. In reply Sri Lanka were struggling at 67/6.

  • Kudos to Govt for uplift of minorities: Heptullah

    New Delhi : Union Minister Najma Heptulla on Saturday claimed her Minority Affairs Ministry has succeeded in changing the “intentionally created” perception that the Modi government would be anti-minority by launching various schemes for the uplift of the communities in its two-year rule.

  • 5th attack on humans by lions in Gir forests

    Ahmedabad : A 30-year-old man was Saturday afternoon attacked by a lioness in Gujarat’s Saurashtra region in the fifth case of attacks by big cats on humans in the Gir forests, the sole abode of the Asiatic lions.

  • Qualifying boost for Force India

    Monte Carlo : Force India bounced back to form with their drivers Nico Hulkenberg and Sergio Perez setting the fifth and eighth fastest time in qualifying of the Formula 1 Monaco Grand Prix here on Saturday.

  • Clusters for Kashmiri Pandits: Deputy CM

    Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh today said the government has started the process of identification of land in the Kashmir valley so that “clusters” for the Kashmiri Pandit community can be constructed where they can live for sometime before permanently shifting to their original homes.