Free Press Journal
  • US takes down religious freedom notification

    Irrespective of the party in power, New Delhi is known to react to such moves with irritation — “we don’t lecture you on the state of race relations in the US”, multiple Indian diplomats have said is their internal pushback logic — and it has denied entry to over-eager fact-finders who it believes have no right to stand in judgement on internal affairs.

  • India’s stance wavering on OBOR: China

    Beijing: A day after Russia’s envoy to India said Beijing and New Delhi should resolve their differences on the Belt and Road project, China said on Wednesday that New DElhi’s stand on it appeared to be wavering.

  • New Delhi: IndiGo staff bash up passenger; Watch video

    New Delhi: A video showing an IndiGo staffer manhandling a passenger surfaced on Tuesday following which the airline apologised for the incident and said stern action has been taken against the erring employee.

  • India, Italy resolve to combat terrorism, violent extremism

    New Delhi : India and Italy resolved to fight terrorism and cooperate in the area of cyber security in delegation-level talks headed by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Italian counterpart Paolo Gentiloni in New Delhi, reports IANS.

  • Arunima Sinha, the one-legged conqueror of the world

    Lucknow : A national-level volleyball player, Arunima Sinha was thrown off a moving train by a bunch of goons in 2011. Overcoming unbearable pain as she lay on the tracks through the night, she lost one of her legs and had a metal rod inserted in the other. While most people take four to five years just to walk on a prosthetic limb, Arunima stood on top of Mount Everest just two

  • For German coach, heat and humidity is not is not a worry

    Kolkata : Germany coach Christian Wueck is not worried about the energy-sapping hot and humid weather conditions here and is hoping the pitch plays good in their FIFA Under-17 World Cup quarterfinal on October 22.

  • RailTel’s gross revenue crosses Rs 900 crore

    Mumbai : RailTel recorded 40% growth over last year achieving Rs 903 crore gross revenue in FY 2016-17. The 17th Annual General Meeting of RailTel Corporation of India was held at Rail Bhawan, New Delhi on September 22, 2017.  On this occasion, R. K. Bahuguna, CMD of RailTel addressed the stakeholders and apprised them of the latest developments and future plans of the company. The past financial year has been remarkable for

  • SURPRISE: Rahul wants petrol, diesel under GST

    New Delhi : As the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council went into a huddle in New Delhi on Friday to reduce the tax pangs, Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi sprang a surprise demanding that first step should be to bring petrol and diesel under GST “to prevent excessive profiteering from common man as GoI (Government of India) alone earns Rs 273,000 cr.”

  • Hilarious Video: US Embassy officials audition for Bollywood roles, deliver iconic dialogues

    The US Embassy in New Delhi on Thursday tweeted a video of its officers acting out portions of famous Bollywood films. The US Embassy released a video showing its employees auditioning for roles in the Hindi movies. The funny video was shared by the embassy on its official Twitter account, and can be seen as an effort to strengthen India-US ties.

  • Hope India-US defence ties conducive to peace: China

    Beijing : China hopes that the military cooperation between India and the US will be conducive to regional peace and stability and not the opposite, Chinese Defence Ministry said on Thursday.

  • Indore City gets two special trains for Mumbai, New Delhi

    Indore: The Western railway will run two special trains with special fare for New Delhi-Sarai Rohilla and Mumbai soon. The Sarai Rohilla train will run via Fatehabad with LHB coaches. The booking for the train would start soon. The railways has taken this step to control passenger rush during the festive season. General Manager of Western Railway AK Gupta has assured to roll start two special trains for New Delhi and Mumbai.

  • Delhi: Youth killed for objecting to smoking

    New Delhi: In a bizarre case of alleged road rage from the national capital, a Sikh youth was killed for objecting to a bystander smoking in public. Later, the smoker allegedly followed the victim in his car and rammed into him from behind; the youth Gurpirat Singh succumbed to his injuries in the hospital. He was on a motorcycle with a friend. The Police, however, said they were probing whether it was case of

  • Ujjain: 3-day national workshop on ‘Vaidik Mathematics’ underway

    Ujjain: A three-day national level workshop on ‘Vaidik Mathematics’ commenced here on Friday, under the joint aegis of Shiksha Sanskrati Utthan Nyas, New Delhi, Mahakaleshwar Vaidik Training and Research Institute and Atal Bihari Bajpai Hindi Vishwavidyalaya, Bhopal.

  • Railways faces tough day: Three derailment and one near miss

    New Delhi/Sonbhadra/Khandala: Three trains jumped off the tracks and another derailment was averted today in Uttar Pradesh, New Delhi and Maharashtra within a span of nine hours, the latest in a string of such incidents which saw the exit of Suresh Prabhu as railway minister in the Cabinet reshuffle last Sunday.

  • Government to spend Rs 3K crore under Capital Goods Policy

    New Delhi : Union Minister for Heavy Industries, Anant Geete has strongly recommended the Union Finance Minister for reduction in GST (Goods and Services Tax) rates for automobile sector to promote its growth and maintain tempo of job growth, he said at an ASSOCHAM event held in New Delhi.

  • If we enter India, it will be chaos: China

    This is the longest stand-off between the two armies since 1987 when they faced a similar situation at Somordong Chu Valley.

  • Do not back India on Doklam issue, Beijing warns Japan

    Japan has rallied behind India over the dragging feud at Doklam, with its envoy Kenji Hiramatsu saying that the region is disputed and Tokyo understands why New Delhi got embroiled in it.