Free Press Journal
  • Rohingyas to return to Myanmar soon, says Bangladesh Minister

    Dhaka : Bangladesh Health Minister Mohammed Nasim has said that Rohingya refugees will return to their homeland as soon as the international community and the UN pressurise Myanmar into repatriating them.

  • Nepal captain Rubina wants to play in J&K

    Jammu : Nepal national women’s cricket team captain Rubina Chhetri was initially unenthusiastic about joining Chief Minister’s T20 premier league here due to ‘fear factor’ but after spending time with local players she has developed a desire to play in Kashmir as well.

  • Government issues fresh norms on model conduct for PSU employees

    New Delhi : The Centre has issued a fresh set of norms to govern the conduct of central PSU employees, which bars them from political activities and from criticising government policies or actions. The rules will impact over 12 lakh employees working in state-owned firms, reports PTI.

  • Philippines storm death toll climbs to 240

    Manila : The death toll from a storm that unleashed landslides and floods across the southern Philippines has climbed to 240 with scores of others still missing, officials said on Monday.

  • Slow pace of cold chain scheme defeats the purpose: Report

    New Delhi : The slow pace of implementation of the Cold Chain scheme, which was aimed at checking wastage by creating storage facilities, had defeated the purpose of the scheme, a parliamentary committee has said.

  • BHEL bags Rs 672-cr order for 25 kV AC mainline EMU trains

    New Delhi : Public sector firm Bharat Heavy Electricals Lts on Monday said it has secured a contract for 146 sets of the IGBT-based three-phase electrics for 25 KV AC Mainline EMU (MEMU) trains.

  • EV drive: SIAM for 5% GST, IT deduction for buyers

    New Delhi : Auto industry body SIAM has suggested a reduction of GST on such automobiles to five per cent, besides a one-time income tax (I-T) deduction of 30 per cent of the vehicle price for non-financed buyers.