Free Press Journal
  • TRAI rejects Telecom Commission’s contention on promo tariffs

    New Delhi: Telecom regulator TRAI has rejected Telecom Commission’s contention that free promotional offers allowed by it are responsible for the industry’s falling financial health and lower licence fee payments to the government.

  • US health care vote postponed, blow to Donald Trump

    Washington: Donald Trump’s bid to repeal and replace the Obamacare health policy has suffered a setback as his administration failed to garner enough support for it, prompting the US President to issue an ultimatum to his fellow Republicans to back the move.

  • IPL 2017: RPS ropes in Imran Tahir in replacement of injured Mitchell Marsh

    Rising Pune Supergiant have brought in South African spinner Imran Tahir as a replacement of Australian all-rounder, Mitchell Marsh ahead of the 2017 VIVO Indian Premiere League (IPL). Mitchell Marsh was ruled out of this year’s tournament after he injured his left shoulder during the second Test against India in Bangalore.

  • BJP lawmakers suspended from Telangana assembly

    Hyderabad: All five BJP members in the Telangana legislative assembly were on Friday suspended from the house for two days for disrupting the proceedings.

  • Gudi Padwa 2017: Why do we celebrate Gudi Padwa, Significance, Meaning, Reasons

    Gudi Padwa, Padva or Chaitra Shukla Pratipada is one of the most celebrated festivals especially in the Indian state of Maharashtra. It celebrates the beginning of the traditional Hindu year and the day of the festival is the first day of the Chaitra month of the Hindu calendar. It is the Marathi name for the festival ‘Chaitra Shukla Pratipata’ which is celebrated to welcome the Hindu New Year. In general, major Vedic festivals and

  • Govt vs Judiciary: Supreme Court stands strong, rejects Central Government’s clause of appointment of Judges

    The Supreme Court collegiums stood strong in declining every contentious clause in the new Memorandum of Procedure (MoP) which the Narendra Modi-led government was pushing to be included. It was the central government’s main clause in the MoP that the government can have a right to reject any name for the appointment of judges to the high court, for reasons of national security, but the Supreme Court collegium rejected its clause.

  • CBDT forms committee to check absconding Income Tax department officers

    New Delhi: The CBDT has constituted a committee to identify those IRS and other junior-rank officers of the Income Tax department who are on unauthorised leave or are absconding, so that strict disciplinary action could be initiated against them.

  • Taiwan court hears landmark same-sex marriage case

    Taipei: A panel of judges at Taiwan’s top court began hearing a landmark case on Friday that could make the island the first in Asia to introduce same-sex marriage.  The case has been brought by a gay activist as well as municipal authorities from the capital, Taipei, the BBC reported.

  • Lucknow: Mulayam Singh’s choti bahu Aparna and son Prateek meet UP CM Yogi Adityanath

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath was visited by Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav’s son Prateek Yadav and his daughter-in-law Aparna Yadav. The meeting comes a day after Aparna Yadav who had contested from Samajwadi Party for the Lucknow Cantt seat lost to her BJP rival, Rita Bahuguna Joshi.

  • ISIS increasing recruitment from Pakistan, Afghanistan: US

    Karachi [Pakistan: The United States has warned that the militant Islamic State (IS) group has stepped up its efforts in recruiting young people from Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iraq. Speaking at the 10th Global Coalition ministerial meeting on IS in Washington on Wednesday, US Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson hinted at establishing a safe zone in the Middle East for sheltering Syrian refugees, reports Dawn.

  • Why is Aishwarya miffed with Karan Johar

    Mumbai: Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Film maker Karan Johar’s friendship comes to an end. According to various news portal Karan and Aishwarya had a massive fallout and neither were in a mood to patch up.