Free Press Journal
  • BJP demand for early monsoon session laughable: Tewari

    New Delhi: Union minister Manish Tewari today took a dig at Opposition BJP saying its demand for an early monsoon session to discuss the food security bill is “laughable” as it did not let the budget session to function smoothly.

  • NASA set to launch next solar satellite

    Washington: NASA is preparing to launch its latest scientific satellite this month to provide the most detailed look ever at the Sun’s lower atmosphere or the region that emits ultraviolet light.

  • Drones to deliver pizzas?

    Washington:  Flying pizza! Don’t be surprised if next time a drone instead of a delivery boy brings a hot, delicious pizza to your doorstep.

  • Nawaz Sharif: The ‘Lion of Punjab’ is back at throne

    Islamabad: After years in oblivion, Nawaz Sharif, known as the ‘Lion of Punjab’ who has promised to restart peace process with India, is back on the throne for the record third term as the Prime Minister.

  • Rahul Gandhi served legal notice by AGP youth wing

    Guwahati: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi was today slapped with a legal notice by Asom Gana Parishad’s youth wing, giving him 15 days to apologise for his purported remarks that the party came to power for a second term in Assam with the support of insurgents.

  • Envoys of Latin American, Caribbean nations meet Modi

    New Delhi: Reaching out to Narendra Modi despite controversies surrounding him, envoys of 20 Latin American and Caribbean countries today met him here and expressed desire to do business with Gujarat.

  • Karnataka minister flayed for altering his chambers

    Bangalore: Karnataka Forest and Environment Minister Ramanath Rai came under opposition fire Wednesday for demolishing a wall in his chambers in the secretariat allegedly to make his office ‘Vastu’ compliant.

  • CCTV footage matches victim’s friend’s description: Police

    New Delhi: The woman police officer, who was instrumental in cracking the December 16 gangrape case, today told a Delhi Court that the description given by the victim’s male friend about the bus in which the incident took place matched with the video footage taken from a hotel.

  • Sharif to take office for 3rd term as Pakistan PM

    Islamabad: Fourteen years after he was deposed in a military coup and forced into exile, PML-N chief Nawaz Sharif is set to become Prime Minister for an unprecedented third term at a time when Pakistan is grappling with massive challenges ranging from an economic meltdown to a Taliban insurgency.

  • Women can remember faces better than men

    Toronto: Women can remember faces better than men, in part because they spend more time studying facial features without even knowing it, a new study has found.

  • India, Australia to bolster defence ties, maritime security

    Melbourne: India and Australia today decided to bolster defence ties, as they acknowledged that maritime security and freedom of navigation is critical for the growth and prosperity of Asia Pacific and Indian Ocean regions, at a time when China’s postures in the seas have caused concerns.

  • Michelle threatens to leave fundraiser after facing protester

    Washington: US First Lady Michelle Obama threatened to leave a Democratic Party fund raising event after she was repeatedly interrupted during her speech by a protester, who demanded equality for gays and lesbians.

  • Israeli diplomat attack: Kazmi accuses oil lobby

    New Delhi: Journalist Syed Mohammad Kazmi today sought to dissociate from his role in the Israeli diplomat attack case by claiming in a Delhi court “the international petroleum lobby and some rogue elements in the government had carried out the attack to spoil the relations between India and Iran.”

  • NCTC design flawed: BJP

    New Delhi: Accusing the Centre of trying to hide its own failure to counter terrorism, BJP today said the NCTC design was flawed as the operational role was given to an intelligence agency instead of leaving it to states.

  • Jiah Khan’s last rites performed

    Mumbai: Actress Jiah Khan, who committed suicide, was buried this afternoon at a cemetery here.