Free Press Journal
  • Mangalore Blues, Jai Bharat make winning starts

    Mumbai : Showing good understanding and working well as a unit, Mangalore Blues SC romped to an emphatic 7-0 win against Uchil United SC in a first round league match of the 21st Late Shri Ramanath Payyade Football League Tournament 2016 –2017, conducted by The Karnatak Sporting Association and played at the KSA ground, Cross Maidan.

  • Ritu Phogat thank Sports Minister for his support

    New Delhi: The youngest of the Phogat sisters, Ritu on Saturday met Sports Minister Vijay Goel to express her gratitude for his constant support to wrestling.

  • Note ban a Modi-made disaster, mocks Rahul

    Belagavi (Karna) : Escalating his attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Rahul Gandhi on Saturday trashed demonetisation of high value currency notes as a “Modi-made disaster” and charged that he had attacked the economic system of the country to benefit the one per cent “super rich”.

  • Notebandi issue will cost BJP dearly in polls: Lalu

    Patna : RJD president Lalu Prasad on Saturday warned the BJP it would meet the same fate over notebandi (demonetisation) as Congress lost the 1977 Lok Sabha elections after Nasbandhi (forced sterilisation) during emergency.

  • Modi should stop insulting former PMs, fumes Cong

    New Delhi : Congress on Saturday asked Narendra Modi to stop “insulting” former heads of government a day after the Prime Minister cited a book to say Indira Gandhi paid no heed to the Wanchoo Committee’s recommendation to demonetise high- value currency notes in 1971.

  • Farmer fails to draw cash, tries to end life at bank

    Mandsaur (MP): A 45-year-old farmer tried to commit suicide by consuming pesticide at a bank in Narayanpur near here on Saturday after failing to withdraw money, as a cheque deposited by him had not been credited to his account. A bank official said the number of cheques being received for clearance has increased four-fold of late.

  • Axis bank-Noida: ED files money laundering case

    New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has registered a money laundering case in the alleged forging of a customer’s identity to conduct huge illegal transactions in an Axis Bank branch in Noida for conversion of black funds into white post demonetisation.

  • Cash crunch, long queues continue

    New Delhi : With cash crunch continuing among people, several banks and ATMs witnessed long queues on Saturday, the 38th day after the ban on high denomination notes.

  • Indira lacked courage to adopt notebandi: BJP

    Bengaluru : Backing Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s “Indira rejected demonetisation” statement, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday said that Gandhi lacked the courage to adopt demonetisation.

  • No Separate Environment Nod For Buildings

    New Delhi : The builders will not have to secure separate environment clearance as the Environment and Forest Ministry has decided to incorporate the environment conditions in the building bye-laws itself to make construction of new projects and expansions easy.

  • Govt forms task force on Indus Water Treaty

    New Delhi : Government has formed an inter-ministerial task force, to be headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Principal Secretary Nripendra Mishra, to look into all the strategic aspects of Indus Water Treaty (IWT) with Pakistan.

  • Rahul calls on Karuna, says DMK chief is well

    Chennai : Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday  called on DMK patriarch Karunanidhi, who is undergoing treatment for lung and throat infection at a private hospital here, and said the leader was doing well.

  • Militants attack forces in Manipur, snatch firearms

    Imphal : In an attack on security forces in Manipur, militants on Saturday attacked a small post of India Reserve Battalion (IRB) at Nungkao in Tamenglong district and took away nine sophisticated arms and ammunition, police said. In the attack that took place at around 12 PM, the suspected hill based militants looted four SLRs, three INSAS rifle, one AK rifle and another automatic firearm and ammunition, reports PTI.

  • Nitish eyes ‘smart villages’ to deter migration to cities

    Saharsa (Bihar) : Wondering how could a city be made ‘smart’ with a “meager” sum of Rs 500 crore, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday said his government has launched programmes to create ‘smart villages’ so that people do not need to move to cities.