Free Press Journal
  • No ration card, woman dies of hunger in Jharkhand

    Giridih (Jharkhand) : A 58-year-old woman allegedly died of starvation in Dumri area of Giridih district on Sunday. The deceased has been identified as Savitri Devi. Sheetal Prasad, MO Dumri said that due to the negligence of authorities, the ration card of the woman could not be made, which is why she was unable to get ration. “Due to negligence of authorities, her ration card could not be made, which is why

  • Only 60% plastic waste gets recycled: Environment Min

    New Delhi : Urging the states to work together for the country to achieve its environment targets within a year, the Union Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan on Monday said that only 60 per cent of 25,000 tonnes of “plastic pollution” generated daily gets recycled.

  • Trai pitches for free spectrum for emergency communication network

    New Delhi : Telecom regulator Trai recommended allocation of 10 megahertz of paired 4G spectrum at no cost basis for setting up a nationwide network to provide communication service at the time of disaster and other emergencies.

  • Facebook gave firms broad  access to data on users, friends: New York Times

    Washington : Facebook has formed data-sharing partnerships with 60 device makers, including Apple and Microsoft, giving them access to information of users and even their friends, a media report has claimed, weeks after the social media faced massive backlash for improperly sharing personal data of up to 87 million people.

  • States owe Rs 31k-cr to power producers

    UP, Telangana, Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra and Karnataka account for 61% of the total dues to power producers

  • NEET’s upper age limit: SC notice to Centre, MCI

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday sought response from Centre and Medical Council of India (MCI) on a plea by a batch of students challenging 2018 MCI regulation prescribing the upper age limit of 25 years for those appearing in NEET for admission to undergraduate medical courses – MBBS and BDS.

  • ‘Nerve agent attack on ex-spy cost UK cops 7.5 mn pounds’

    London :  A nerve agent attack on a former Russian spy and his daughter in the UK in March cost the police force a whopping 7.5 million pounds to probe the “unprecedented incident”, the police said on Monday.

  • In ‘Test of patience’, Rashid wary of ‘panic’ attack

    Dehradun : The crown prince of cricket’s slam-bang version, Afghanistan star Rashid Khan says he is prepared for the “test of patience” that awaits him in the country’s five-day debut against India, where all he wants is to keep the jangling nerves at bay.

  • Chinese engineer found dead in China embassy in Pak

    Islamabad : A Chinese engineer working in Pakistan was found dead in the premises of the Chinese embassy here, apparently 12 days after his death when the officials from the mission checked his room following a foul smell, media reports said on Monday.

  • Militants target troops, 23 hurt in grenade attacks

    Srinagar : Twenty-three people, including eight security personnel, were injured on Monday in two grenade attacks by militants in Jammu and Kashmir. One of the victims was a CRPF Deputy Superintendent.

  • Nothing is impossible  Germany 

    The goal for us all must be to win the title. As a team we need another improvement if we want to be  successful. We have to play better than we did at the 2014 World Cup.

  • Spain, Switzerland share the spoils in warm-up

    Madrid : Spain were held to a 1-1 draw by Switzerland in the first of their two warm-up games for the World Cup. The Spanish, who thrashed Argentina 6-1 in March, had threatened to win at a canter when Alvaro Odriozola’s 20-yard volley put them ahead in Villarreal.

  • India gets cheapest gas as Russia begins supplies

    Dahej : India on Monday received its cheapest LNG under a long-term deal as Russia began shipping natural gas at a delivered price of close to $7 per million British thermal unit.

  • Oz bank to pay record fine 

    Canberra : Australia’s Commonwealth Bank on Monday said that it will pay a A$700 million ($530 million) fine for breaching anti-money laundering and counter-terror financing laws.

  • ‘Ex-ISI chief didn’t get Army NOC before publishing book’

    Islamabad/New Delhi : Pakistan Army on Monday said ex-ISI chief Lt General (retired) Asad Durrani did not obtain a ‘No Objection Certificate’ from it before publishing a controversial book along with former RAW chief AS Dulat.

  • India outclass Kenya

    Chhetri nets brace in memorable ton

  • Denied entry to exam hall, IAS aspirant commits suicide

    New Delhi: A 28-year-old civil services aspirant committed suicide after he was denied entry to the examination hall for the preliminary test on Sunday since he didn’t reach the centre, police said on Monday.