Free Press Journal
  • Prayers, peaceful marches Monday for Tibet

    Dharamsala:  From prayers to peaceful marches to appeals to the United Nations (UN), a number of events have been lined up by the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) Monday to express solidarity with the self-immolators in Tibet, an official said here Saturday.

  • Media should raise voice against AFSPA

    New Delhi: The Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA), which gives sweeping powers to the armed forces, has been in force in India’s northeast for the past 54 years and also in Jammu and Kashmir and the media should collectively raise their voices against the draconian law, experts said at a seminar here Saturday.

  • Ashwin saves innings defeat, England on verge of a win

    Kolkata: England were tantalisignly close to victory as India’s reputed batting line up collapsed without a fight till dogged resistance by Ravichandran Ashwin staved off the ignominy of innings defeat on day four of the third cricket Test here Saturday.

  • US backs India’s leadership role in Indian Ocean: US commander

    Washington:  The United States very much supports India taking a leadership in the security issues in and around the Indian Ocean and was looking for opportunities to interoperate with them, according to a top US commander.

  • Oppn to target Congress-NCP Govt in House over irrigation scam

    Nagpur: Main Opposition Shiv Sena-BJP will seek to put Maharashtra’s Congress-NCP Government on the mat over alleged irrigation scam in the winter session of state legislature beginning here from December 10.

  • Ratan Tata denies using strong words

    Tata Sons on Saturday denied that group Chairman Ratan Tata has used words such as “venal” business environment or accused the government of “inaction” in media interviews.

  • BJP leader Amit Shah backs Modi as PM

    Ahmedabad: After top Central BJP leaders endorsed Narendra Modi as the future prime minister, former Gujarat minister today backed the state chief minister saying he has “all the qualities” required for the top post.

  • Bihar hooch tragedy claims 18 lives

    Patna:  The death toll from consuming moonshine in Bihar rose to 18 Saturday morning with 11 more people losing their lives in the past 24 hours, police said.

  • Class 12 student commits suicide in Delhi

    New Delhi: A 17-year-old class twelve student committed suicide by hanging herself from ceiling fan at her residence in the capital, police said Saturday.

  • Boxing: AIBA tells IABF to amend constitution, hold re-election

    Thrown into disarray by a provisional suspension, the Indian Boxing Federation has been offered a glimmer of hope by its parent body AIBA, which has asked it to hold a re-election and amend its constitution to get the ban revoked.

  • Karunanidhi appreciates Sonia Gandhi’s ‘tactfulness’

    Holding that UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi had crossed a number of road-blocks “tactfully”, the DMK President M Karunanidhi on Saturday said the “nation looks up” to her to provide a secular and stable government at the Centre.

  • Man held for posting objectionable photo on Facebook

    Bhubaneswar: A man has been arrested in Odisha for posting a ‘distorted’ picture of a religious place of a particular community on Facebook, police said Saturday.