Free Press Journal
  • UPA government insensitive, says Sarabjit Singh’s sister

    Kolkata: Calling the UPA government insensitive to getting Indian death row convict Sarabjit Singh released from a Pakistani prison, his elder sister Tuesday said had Indira Gandhi been the prime minister, she would have dealt with the case in a better way.

  • India demands punishment for Pak killers of Indian troops

    New Delhi: India today demanded punishment for those responsible for the barbaric killing of two Indian soldiers by Pakistanis along the Line of Control, insisting that it was “extremely determined and serious” on this and that ties would not remain unaffected.

  • Gangrape: Juvenile’s school principal claims he is minor

    New Delhi: The school principal of  the juvenile accused in the December 16 gangrape case today submitted before a Juvenile Justice Board that as per the school records he is 17 years and six months old.

  • Pakistan cleric gives government ultimatum

    Islamabad: Influential cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri’s campaign for electoral reforms today flared into an open confrontation with the Pakistan government as he called for the dissolution of the national and provincial assemblies by 11 am.

  • Confusion marks start of visa on arrival at Attari-Wagah

    Attari (Punjab): A new Visa on Arrival (VoA) regime for Pakistani senior citizens was to have been launched here Tuesday but immigration officials said they had received a message from New Delhi asking them to put it on hold due to some “technical issues”.

  • Shah accuses CBI of malafide in seeking his custody again

    New Delhi: Former Gujarat Minister Amit Shah today accused the CBI in the Supreme Court of acting with a “malafide design” to seek his police custody again by filing a separate charge sheet in the Tulsiram Prajapati fake encounter case.

  • Social networks tend to lower self -control

    Washington: Facebook and other social networks tend to promote self-esteem but also lower self-control both on and offline, says new research.

  • Bollywood likely to go on strike over service tax

    Mumbai: Bollywood is likely to call for a strike to protest against the government’s decision to levy 12.36 percent service tax on film and television actors.

  • US to chase al-Qaeda in any nook and corner: Panetta

    Washington: American troops are determined to go to any nook and corner of the earth to destroy al-Qaeda, Defence Secretary Leon Panetta has said, asserting that Washington was considering providing logistic, surveillance and airlift assistance to French battling militants in Mali.

  • Asteroid Apophis won’t hit Earth in 2036: NASA

    Washington: NASA scientists have ruled out the possibility of asteroid Apophis hitting the earth in 2036, based on information obtained by its telescopes in 2011 and 2012 and other new data.

  • PM talks tough with Pakistan after soldiers’ killings

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Tuesday that those who brutally killed two Indian soldiers will be brought to book and there can be “no business as usual” with Pakistan.

  • India to expand indigenous nuclear power programme: PM

    New Delhi: Stating that nuclear energy will remain an increasingly important element of the nation’s energy mix, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Tuesday that India was in the process of expanding its indigenous nuclear power programme.

  • Goa school headmistress detained after 7-yr-old raped on premises

    A seven-year-old girl was raped at her school in the port town of Vasco, resulting in huge protests here on Monday night. Police have detained the headmistress of the school on charges of negligence. The second grade student was sexually abused in the school toilet next to the office of the headmistress during recess on Monday, by an unidentified person, police said on Tuesday.

  • Pakistani Supreme Court orders PM’s arrest

    Islamabad: Pakistan Supreme Court Tuesday directed authorities to arrest Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf during hearing of a rental power case, Dawn News reported.

  • Last copy of Mein Kampf signed by Hitler to be auctioned

    London: A copy of Adolf Hitler’s autobiography ‘Mein Kampf’ – believed to be the last one signed by the Nazi dictator – is expected to fetch 5,000 pounds at an auction here.