Free Press Journal
  • Women in combat: 10 women Defence Ministers around the globe

    After Sunday’s, September 3, Cabinet reshuffle Nirmala Sitharaman has been appointed as India’s first full-time woman Defence Minister. Ms Sitharaman was previously a Minister of State for Commerce and Industry and also a spokesperson for Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Madhurai-born Sitharaman has a Masters in Economics from Jawaharlal Nehru University and has briefly worked with the BBC World Service. Her apointment is seen as a reflection of the growing status of women in

  • Farukhabad DM, CMO removed after 49 children die in a month

    Farrukhabad/Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government today transferred the Farrukhabad district magistrate as well as the chief medical officer and the chief medical superintendent of the district hospital after the deaths of 49 children in one month. The hospital recorded 49 deaths — 30 in neo-natal ICU and 19 during delivery — between July 20 and August 21, an official spokesperson said in Lucknow.

  • Sonali Bendre conducts her second masterclass with author Amish Tripathi!

    After writing her first book, Modern Gurukul: My Experiments with Parenting, that turned a bestseller shortly after hitting the shelves at bookstores across the country, Sonali Bendre took her love for reading ahead by creating a book club on Facebook. The idea was to form a community of bibliophiles and have an exchange of thoughts and points of views to propagate discussion and encourage readers and writers.

  • North Korea could be preparing new missile launch: Seoul

    Seoul: North Korea could be preparing another missile launch, Seoul said today as it strengthened its defences following Pyongyang’s biggest-ever nuclear test and declaration it had a hydrogen bomb. The South and the United States will deploy more of the Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) missile launchers that have infuriated Beijing, the defence ministry said.

  • Jio effect: Airtel launches its lowest plan which offers 4GB data at Rs 5

    Reliance Jio has made almost every telecom company to bring down its tariff plan for calling and internet at the lowest price, the telecom companies like Airtel, Vodafone, Idea are trying to compete With Jio. Because of the telecom war, people are benefiting. Airtel has announced a slew of new plans offering data and voice calls for its prepaid customers starting from as low as Rs 5. Airtel has plans of Rs

  • BRICS Summit: PM Modi gives blueprint for next decade, leaders condemn terrorism

    Xiamen: Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave a futuristic forward-looking transformational ‘blueprint’ for BRICS for the next decade, Preeti Saran, Secretary (East), Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), on Monday said, in the backdrop of the ninth BRICS Summit.

  • Prince William, Kate expecting third child: palace

    London: Britain’s Prince William and wife Kate are expecting their third child, Kensington Palace today announced, bringing delight to the royal family. There had been little indication that the 35-year-old Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, was pregnant.

  • Experiments continue three years on: Shiv Sena on cabinet reshuffle

    Mumbai: Describing the rejig of the Union council of ministers as a political necessity, the BJP’s bickering ally Shiv Sena said experiments continued even after three years of the Narendra Modi government. People were still waiting for ‘achhe din’, the Shiv Sena said in an editorial in its mouthpiece Saamana.

  • TMC MP Sultan Ahmed dies at 64

    Kolkata: Former Union minister and sitting Trinamool Congress MP Sultan Ahmed died today following a cardiac arrest at his residence here. The 64-year-old is survived by wife and two sons.

  • Supreme Court asks Bombay HC to decide on cases challenging RERA

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Bombay High Court to decide on challenge to provisions of a real estate law which mandates builders to register their ongoing projects with the Real Estate Regulatory Authority (RERA).