Free Press Journal
  • Solar Energy Installed Capacity Touched 13652 MW

    As on 31.07.2017, the cumulative Solar Energy capacity installed, as on 31.07.2017, is 13652 MW while the same at the end of 2014-15 was 3743.97 MW. This was stated by Shri Piyush Goyal, Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal & New and Renewable Energy and Mines in a written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha today.

  • Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer back in the hunt for No. 1

    Andy Murray has withdrawn from the Canada Open and that has just opened up the race for the top spot. And no prizes for guessing who the top two names are as they content in a bid to become the World No 1- Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer.

  • Kim Clijsters: Comeback will be challenging for Serena

    Johannesburg: Former world number one Kim Clijsters believes American tennis star Serena Williams will face a difficult path ahead when she attempts to make a return to tennis court after having her first child.

  • Praises and poetry: MPs pay emotional goodbye to Chairman Ansari

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi praised the diplomatic insights of Vice President Hamid Ansari, a career diplomat, as Rajya Sabha members lavishly lauded him and bid an emotional farewell to the outgoing Chairman whose term ended on Thursday.

  • Hamid Ansari Farewell speech: Calling spade a spade or exaggerating facts?

    India’s 12th Vice-President Mohammad Hamid Ansari completes his second term today. Hamid Ansari was elected in 2007 under the Congress led UPA and completed two terms as Vice-President and will be succeeded by Bharatiya Janata Party’s M Venkaiah Naidu. Naidu will become 13th Vice-President after defeating opposition’s nominee Gopalkrishna Gandhi by a wide margin.

  • GST: Compliance rating system will come in place in few months

    Goods and Services Tax (GST) continues to be the hot topic even after days of its launch. Any development or information seem to be vital around it. When Maharashtra’s GST department, Commissioner of State Tax, Rajiv Jalota talks about it, there is lot more that he has to share about the state and its progress made in GST. Jalota who has held various position in key offices like MCGM, CIDCO etc, talks

  • AIADMK dumps TTV Dinakaran as Deputy General Secretary

    Chennai: The AIADMK faction led by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Thursday declared as null and void the appointment as party Deputy General Secretary of T.T.V. Dinakaran, nephew of the now jailed General Secretary V.K. Sasikala.

  • Toilet: Ek Grim Katha! 10 stinking facts about loos in India

    With the rising population in India, sanitation is a problem in India. Even in 2017 we see open defecation, after Narendra Modi’s pet project making India Open Defecation free, yet to mark on Indian masses, still every morning we see people defecating in open.

  • 50,000 tourists evacuated after China quake

    Beijing: Over 50,000 tourists, including 126 foreigners, were evacuated following Tuesday’s deadly earthquake in China’s Sichuan province that killed 19 persons, the authorities announced on Thursday.

  • Sagarmala Programme: Master plan formulated for 12 Major Ports

    Under the Government of India’s Sagarmala Programme to promote port-led development, a master plan has been formulated for the 12 Major Ports. 142 port capacity expansion projects with an estimated cost of  Rs. 91,434 Crore and capacity creation of 884 MMTPA have been identified in this master plan for implementation over the next 20 years. Out of these, 58 projects with project cost of approximately Rs. 28,767 Crore have been approved.

  • Hasan Ali Khan PMLA case: ED conducts searches in Mumbai

    Mumbai: The ED today conducted searches at few locations here in connection with its money laundering probe against Pune-based stud farm owner Hasan Ali Khan and others. Officials privy to the operations of the Enforcement Directorate (ED) said the agency launched the searches early morning on at least four premises here and are acting under sections of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA).

  • ‘Palaniswami-faction should remove Sasikala clan from AIADMK’

    Chennai: The AIADMK faction led by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami should remove jailed General Secretary V.K. Sasikala and her family members from the party before it merges with the Panneerselvam-led faction, a senior leader said on Thursday.