Free Press Journal
  • Bahuguna refute reports about ban on women working beyond 6 pm

    Dehradun: Refuting media reports about the government asking private institutions in the state to not let their women employees work beyond 6 pm due to “safety reasons”, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna today claimed that no such order has been issued to them.

  • I did not visit areas along LoC, says Hafiz Saeed

    Lahore: Lashkar-e-Taiba founder Hafiz Mohammad Saeed today claimed he had not visited areas along the Line of Control shortly before a recent spurt in violations of a ceasefire put in place in 2003.

  • Will not give in to wild calls for revenge: Khurshid

    New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid said Saturday the government will not buckle to “wild calls for revenge and reaction” over the killing and beheading of two Indian soldiers by Pakistani troops.

  • 6 injured in fire in Jammu

    Jammu: Six members of a family were injured in an incident of fire in Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday, police said.

  • Assam: Passenger train derails; around 20-25 injured

    Haflong: Around 20-25 persons received injuries when two bogies of the Barak Valley passenger train derailed on Saturday afternoon at Dima Hasao Hills district of Assam.

  • Railways have derailed since I left office: Lalu

    Patna: Criticizing the rise in train fares, RJD supremo Lalu Prasad today said that the railways have “derailed” since he left the office of railway minister.

  • India denies visa to British journalist Yvonne Ridley

    Hyderabad: India has denied award-winning British journalist Yvonne Ridley a visa. She was scheduled to address the Spring of Islam conference being held here by the Jamaat-e-Islami Hind.

  • Soldiers’ killings hindrance to peace moves: Soni

    New Delhi:  The brutal killing and beheading of two Indian soldiers by Pakistani troops is a hindrance to the confidence building measures between India and Pakistan, Congress leader Ambika Soni said here Saturday.

  • New 3D technology increases breast cancer detection: study

    Houston: The technology behind 3-D breast imaging, in addition to standard digital mammography, is now giving new hope to cancer patients by detecting the decease early, according to a new study.

  • AP police begin questioning of MIM leader Akbaruddin Owaisi

    Hyderabad: Police today began interrogation of Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) MLA Akbaruddin Owaisi, booked for alleged sedition and criminal conspiracy for his “hate speech”, a day after getting his five-day custody from a court here in Andhra Pradesh.

  • Pak attack un-Islamic and barbaric: Muslim scholars’ body

    Aligarh: A group of intellectuals and scholars from Muslim community has condemned the ghastly killing of two soldiers by Pakistani troops near the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir, terming it as “un-Islamic” .

  • Today’s politicians think Gandhism will not work:Sumitragandhi

    Bangalore: Ruing the general feeling among politicians that Gandhism would not work in the present day world, Mahatma Gandhi’s grand daughter Sumitra Gandhi Kulkarni today said Gandhian principles are the only answer to bring about peace.

  • ​AITA has been unprofessional and unethical: Somdev

    New Delhi: Indian tennis star Somdev Devvarman, who is leading a players’ revolt against the All India Tennis Association, today lambasted the body and called it “unprofessional” and “unethical” for snubbing the rebel group.

  • Nikam opposes death penalty for rapists

    Thane: Amidst raging debate in the country over tough anti-rape laws, including capital punishment for the culprits, a top lawyer has said death penalty is not the ultimate solution to curb such cases and suggested longer jail term.

  • 3 killed in explosion at TN fireworks unit

    Madurai: In the second fireworks unit mishap this month in Tamil Nadu, three men were killed in a blast in their factory at a remote village in Virudhunagar district, police said today.

  • Indian-origin lottery winner’s body to be exhumed: US court

    New York: A US court has given the go-ahead for exhumation of the body of an Indian-origin businessman in Chicago, who died of cyanide poisoning under mysterious circumstances days after he won a USD million lottery.

  • India may have to look at options: IAF chief on Pak violations

    New Delhi: Asserting that repeated ceasefire violations by Pakistan are “unacceptable”, IAF chief Air Chief Marshal NAK Browne today warned that India may have to look at “some other options for compliance” if such incidents continue.