Free Press Journal
  • Bhopal: CM hails efforts of Modi, Jaitley for rolling out GST

    Bhopal: Praising the efforts of PM Narendra Modi and finance minister Arun Jaitley in rolling out GST, CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan said the new tax regime would benefit the economic health of the nation in long term.

  • Modi greets party workers on BJP Day

    New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday congratulated BJP workers on the occasion of the party’s Foundation Day and assured them that the party’s efforts to serve the poor and the marginalised will continue.

  • RBI retains key rate at 6.25%; ups reverse repo, cuts MSF

    Mumbai : The Reserve Bank on Thursday kept benchmark lending rate unchanged for the third consecutive policy review but raised the reverse repo rate as it stepped up efforts to check any spike in inflation if monsoon is below normal this year.

  • UN adopts resolution to support Syria ceasefire

    Beirut : The UN Security Council has unanimously adopted a resolution supporting efforts by Russia and Turkey to end the nearly six-year conflict in Syria and jump-start peace negotiations, as a fragile country-wide cease-fire wavered.

  • Antony blames ‘security lapse’

    New Delhi: Blaming “security lapse” for the Uri terror attack, former Defence Minister A K Antony on Sunday said that the government has not learnt any lesson from the Pathankot strike in January. “It is a serious security lapse. The central government has not learnt any lesson from the Pathankot attack,” the Congress leader said on the attack on army camp in Uri and suggested that army should be given more freedom

  • Xi meets Putin, calls for firm mutual support

    Hangzhou (China) : Chinese President Xi Jinping met Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday and called for firm support in each other’s efforts to safeguard sovereignty, security and development interests.

  • Real estate law takes effect

    But no immediate relief, the real effect will be felt only after 15 months when the entire mechanism comes into existence (more…)

  • Indians held captive in Iraq are still alive, says Sushma

    New Delhi :  External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday said that Indians held as captives by terrorists in Iraq are alive and assured that the government is making all efforts to bring them back. About 40 Indians from Punjab are believed to be held as captives in Iraq since last year. One of them who claimed to have escaped from there had earlier made a claim that the others might have been

  • Distorting history will harm social fabric: Pawar

    Mumbai : Destroying history for the sake of creating a “Hindu Rashtra” will harm the social fabric of the nation, and hence such efforts need to be checked, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar said here on Friday.

  • Beijing to shut 2,500 polluting firms this year

    Beijing : The Chinese capital Beijing will shut down 2,500 polluting firms in 2016 in its latest environmental protection efforts to reduce pollution as the city continues to be engulfed by smog most part of the year, reports PTI.

  • First body pulled out in China landslide

    Beijing : Authorities were racing against time to save the 76 missing people after a massive landslide hit China’s manufacturing hub of Shenzen, even as the first body was pulled out of tonnes of mud today amid mounting anger among relatives over the slow pace of rescue efforts.

  • Please Do-It-Yourself

    I see, hear and observe lot of people talking about Do-It-Yourself (DIY) in the recent times. Almost everyone is aware of it, but let us quickly know what exactly is DIY? Do-It-Yourself is a process of making, modifying or repairing things on your own without the aid of experts. Coming up with your own idea, putting up your creativity and effort one makes a beautiful creation from items readily available.

  • Nana Patekar’s outfit collects Rs 80 lakh for drought-hit ryots

    Mumbai : Actor Nana Patekar’s efforts to help drought-hit farmers of Maharashtra have began on a brilliant note, with his Naam Foundation collecting Rs.80 lakh in a day.  “We have set up an account for Naam Foundation and in a day nearly Rs.80 lakh was collected. It’s not true that people are not willing to help those affected, it’s just that they’re not assured if their money goes to the right place or

  • States not sharing info on terror financing: Centre

    New Delhi : The government’s efforts to deal with the menace of terror financing has hit a road block with no state government sharing information on national risk assessment on threats to various financial institutions and capital market.

  • Sushma Swaraj meets family of Indian detained in Iran

    New Delhi : External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Sunday met the family of a Delhi resident, lodged in a jail in Iran for two years, and assured them that all efforts will be made for securing his release.

  • Despite govt efforts Chinese market continue to nosedive

    Shanghai : Chinese shares sank on Tuesday, a day after Shanghai’s steepest slide in eight years, defying renewed government vows of support that analysts warned were not enough to settle nervous investors. The fresh losses, in a volatile session, came despite an unprecedented effort by the government of the world’s second largest economy to shore up prices following a month-long rout. The recent turmoil followed a stock boom encouraged by the authorities,