Free Press Journal
  • Telugu states have lost over 31 techies in US since 2008

    Hyderabad : The killing of Srinivas Kuchibhotla has come as yet another blow to the Telugu community in the US and has focused attention on a series of tragedies that have struck immigrants from Telangana and Andhra Pradesh in recent times.

  • Congress misleading people on Nagaland accord, says PM

    Imphal : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday accused the Congress government in Manipur of spreading false propaganda on the Naga accord and said there was nothing in it that was detrimental to the interests of the state. “I assure you that there is no single reference of ditching Manipur people or their interests in the Naga Accord,” he said at an election meeting here.

  • Mumbai BJP leaders to head for UP campaign

    Mumbai : After BJP put up a sterling performance in the Maharashtra civic elections including the BMC, a group of party leaders from the city unit are now headed for campaign in Uttar Pradesh, where the last leg of assembly elections are due in March.

  • Targeted assassination deepens China’s North Korean dilemma

    Beijing : Facing rare criticism from its close ally for failing to stand by it in its hour of crisis, China on Friday sought to stave off pressure from the US for not cracking hard on reclusive North Korea, saying the crux of the problem was the dispute between Washington and Pyongyang.

  • Citizens prefer NOTA over political parties

    Mumbai: The ground reality of citizens constantly complaining about the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) and its administration is reflected through the number of voters who opted for NOTA (None Of The Above) in the civic polls. Around 87,719 citizens opted for NOTA out of the total 50.97 lakh voter turnout in Mumbai.

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    Misbah-ul-Haq yet to decide on captaincy

    Karachi : The PCB is awaiting a response from their Test captain Misbah-ul Haq to inform them about his future plans while another senior player Younis Khan has thrown his hat in the ring.

  • Stents vanishing from hospitals

    New Delhi : The high quality new generation coronary stents of top foreign manufacturers are disappearing from the hospitals while their doctors are putting blame on the offshore firms like Abbot and Boston Scientific for rationing supplies of the high generation stents due to the price capping by the government since February 14.

  • Oscar statue is worth only USD 10

    Los Angeles : It is the most coveted trophy in the world of entertainment but the Oscar statue itself is worth only USD 10.

  • No place for ‘senseless’ violence, fumes Nadella

    New York : Microsoft’s India-born chief Satya Nadella today asserted that there is no place for “senseless violence” and bigotry in the society as he condemned the killing of an Indian techie in a shooting incident in the US.

  • Customs crack 6 cases in 24 hours

    Mumbai : Mumbai Customs officials registered a total of six cases and recovered around 7 kg gold worth over Rs 2 crore in last 24 hours on Saturday and arrested three people including one Turkish national in connection with the seizure at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Mumbai.

  • Modi copying clothes worn by others: Akhilesh

    Siddhartnagar : Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday claimed that Narendra Modi was copying clothes worn by others, a day after the Prime Minister alleged that exam centres were being auctioned in UP for copying.

  • Young entrepreneurs chalk out plans for a better society

    Mumbai : Innovative ideas, smart business plans and strategic efforts to bring about a social transformation were carved by young social entrepreneurs at the Global Social Entrepreneurship Summit (GSES) during the course of three days starting from Thursday. The summit hosted at the American School of Bombay at Bandra-Kurla Complex (BKC) witnessed 73 students from various schools of the country and few students from Jordan.

  • Silver lining for Byculla jail inmates

    State has initiated video-conferencing link with other prisons even as it struggles to cope with space constraints in the jail.

  • Decade later, HC asks govt to make police complaints authority fully functional

    The SPCA has been constituted in accordance with the decade-old directions of the Supreme Court, wherein all the states were ordered to set up independent bodies to look into complaints against the police in cases of custodial torture, harassment or other types of abuse of power.

  • Iraq air force strikes IS targets in Syria

    Baghdad : The Iraqi air force struck members of the Islamic State group inside neighbouring Syria on Friday, officials said, adding that the targeted militants were responsible for recent bombings in Baghdad.

  • Twelve Pune varsity students arrested for clash over Ramjas college controversy

    Pune : Twelve students of Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU) were arrested in connection with clashes erupted over putting posters regarding Ramjas College controversy on Saturday. Seven activists of RSS affiliated Akhil Bhartiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) and five of left-leaning Students Federation of India (SFI), were arrested for beating each other.