Free Press Journal
  • Coup plot to overthrow Hasina foiled: Bangla Army

    Dhaka: A plot by hardline Islamist military officers to overthrow the Awami League-led government of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina was foiled with the arrest of two former officers, the Bangladesh army said today.

  • Lack of procedure in determining my DOB: Singh to SC

    New Delhi: Army Chief Gen V K Singh has told the Supreme Court that he was treated by the government in a manner which reflects total lack of procedure and principles of natural justice in deciding his age.

  • UP Polls: Uma takes a pot shot at Rahul Gandhi

    Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh pollscape heated up Thursday with Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi and Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) Uma Bharti taking on each other in an aggressive battle of words.

  • Charge sheet filed against Sanjiv Bhatt in false affidavit case

    Ahmedabad: Suspended IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt, who has alleged complicity of Chief Minister Narendra Modi in 2002 Gujarat riots, has been slapped with charges of wrongful confinement and fabricating evidence in the false affidavit case.

  • Scuffle between scribes and Winfrey’s guards

    Mathura: On her maiden trip to India, American talk show queen Oprah Winfrey’s visit to this holy town today was marred when her bodyguards were involved in a scuffle with journalists.

  • Kebabalicious at Kebab Korner

    The rich flavours of kebabs come alive with Kebabalicious as InterContinental Marine Drive’s award winning Indian Grill and Kitchen, Kebab Korner brings to you Kebabalicious, The New Kebab Menu from 20th – 31st  January 2012.

  • Team Anna to kick start its campaign from Haridwar on Jan 21

    Dehra Dun: Team Anna will start its campaign in five election-bound states from Uttarakhand from January 21. Members of team Anna will campaign for a strong Lokpal bill, against corruption and other issues such as caste and religion on January 21 in Haridwar.

  • In Goa polls, BJP wants to encash on mining issue

    Panaji: After exposing the Digambar Kamat led government on illegal mining front, Goa BJP has now woven its election campaign around the raging issue, promising people to save legal mines and providing them amenities through revenue earned from iron ore exports.

  • SC breather for Gilani as contempt hearing adjourned till Feb 1

    Islamabad: Appearing before the Supreme Court, Pakistan’s embattled Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani on Thursday said he has complete respect for judiciary and cannot think of committing any contempt but stood his ground that his government could not reopen graft cases against President Asif Ali Zardari as he enjoyed complete immunity.

  • Musharraf delays plan to return Pakistan

    Islamabad: Pakistan’s former military ruler Pervez Musharraf today delayed his plans to return home from self-exile after warnings from the government that he would be immediately arrested on his arrival in the country.

  • Musharraf to be arrested upon return to Pak: Malik

    Islamabad: The Pakistan Government will arrest former military ruler Pervez Musharraf if he returned to the country at the end of the month, Interior Minister Rehman Malik has said.

  • BJP to field Uma Bharti in UP polls

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party has decided to field its leader Uma Bharti as a party candidate in the forthcoming Uttar Pradesh assembly elections.

  • Saha looks to make the most of rare opportunity

    Adelaide: In a series which has been disastrous to say the least, not many expect Wriddhiman Saha to script a success story for India in the final Test against Australia next week but the Bengal youngster might turn out to be a pleasant surprise.

  • Nadal, Federer advance


  • Long, long nights bug players at open

    Melbourne: Its not the late hour, its the insects. As Serena Williams got a taste of the Australian Opens notorious long nights, she didnalt39t mind finishing at 1: 00 am — but she did draw the line at the clouds of crickets swirling around Rod Laver Arena.

  • Bhupathi- Bopanna, Paes- Stepanek in 2nd round

    Melbourne: The all- Indian pair of Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna had to toil hard for a win but Leander Paes and his Czech partner Radek Stepanek sailed past their opponents to enter the second round of the Australian Open mens doubles event here on Wednesday.