Free Press Journal
  • Rathore sanctions Rs 5 lakh for boxer Kaur Singh

    New Delhi : Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore on Wednesday sanctioned Rs 5 lakh to Asian Games gold medallist Kaur Singh to help the former boxer meet his medical expenses.

  • British Royals attend ‘Star Wars’ premiere

    London : Prince William and Prince Harry attended the premie re of “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” here. William and Harry — who proposed to actress Meghan Markle last month — have a cameo in the movie as they visited the film set in April last year.

  • Murthy pitches for user friendly privacy laws

    Bengaluru : Pitching for “user friendly”  privacy laws, IT czar N R Narayana Murthy on Wednesday said the issue of privacy had to be settled “once and for all”. “This is what the Ministry of Law has to do, and that is we have to work on user friendly privacy laws, because whether we like it or not, when you have big data, high performance or supercomputing supporting those day to day

  • Urban homeless: SC pulls up Bengal and UP, summons chief secretaries

    New Delhi :The Supreme Court on Wednesday pulled up governments of Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal for showing “lack of concern” over the issue of providing shelter to urban homeless in their states and asked their chief secretaries to appear before it.

  • CIL arm gets nod for mega project

    New Delhi : Expressing concern over air quality, a green panel has given its clearance to Coal India Limited (CIL) arm South Eastern Coalfields Ltd’s (SECL) Rs 11,816 crore expansion project, in Chhattisgarh’s Korba district, for a limited period.

  • Batra poised to be elected as IOA chief

    New Delhi : International Hockey Federation (FIH) chief Narinder Batra is set to be elected as the president of Indian Olympic Association (IOA) during its Annual General Body Meeting, here on Thursday.

  • India’s Wassenaar’s membership won’t change our stand on NSG: China

    Beijing : China on Wednesday hinted that India’s entry into the Wassenaar Arrangement will not necessarily pave the way for its membership of the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG).
    The Foreign Ministry said that different multilateral export control regimes had different standards of admissions.
    “We have noticed the report. As I understand it, different multilateral mechanisms have different roles and different standards for admitting new members,” Ministry spokesperson Lu Kang told IANS.
    He was replying to

  • Wealth Management firm IIFL to support three junior events

    Mumbai : As a part of their Corporate Social Responsibility initiative wealth management firm, IIFL Investment Managers, are all set to support three junior events in chess, tennis and golf.

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    Peace in border areas essential for bilateral relations, India tells China

    New Delhi : External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj discussed the Doklam episode with her Chinese counterpart Wang Yi during their bilateral meeting and reiterated that peace and tranquillity in the border areas were essential pre-requisites for smooth relations.