Free Press Journal
  • Signs banning Muslims from parking causes outrage in US

    Houston: Signs banning Muslims from using a shopping centre’s parking lot mysteriously appeared this week in a city of the southern US state of Texas, generating massive outrage.

  • Deal-making spree in bypoll time

    Bangalore: With five bypolls this month in Karnataka – two for the Lok Sabha and three for the legislative council – it is deal-striking time for political parties to ensure the victory of their candidates.

  • Giant stride for country: PM on Nuclear reactor INS Arihant

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today congratulated scientists and defence personnel on the reactor on India’s first nuclear submarine INS Arihant going critical, calling it a “giant stride” in the progress of the country’s indigenous technological capabilities.

  • US to reopen 18 missions, Lahore consulate to remain shut

    Washington: The US would keep its consulate in Pakistan’s Lahore city closed, even as it would tomorrow reopen 18 of its 19 diplomatic missions in the Middle East and north Africa, which were closed this week after intelligence intercepts from al-Qaeda suggested an attack was imminent.

  • Service chiefs, PM need to interact on strategic issues:Tipnis

    Pune: In the wake of tension at the Indo-Pak border, former Air Chief Anil Tipnis has underlined a need for regular “informal interaction” between the Prime Minister, Defence Minister and the three services chiefs to discuss issues of strategic importance.

  • 1993 Mumbai blast case dossier never closed: India

    New Delhi: A day after senior Pakistan diplomat admitted that one of India’s most wanted terrorists Dawood Ibrahim was in his country, India today said the 1993 Mumbai bomb blast dossier has “never” been closed and it will not rest till those responsible for the heinous attacks were brought to justice.

  • Security stepped up in Valsad after intelligence inputs

    Valsad (Guj): Security has been beefed up in the south Gujarat district after inputs from Intell gence Bureau (IB) that around 13 alleged terrorists are suspected to have entered the district via sea-route, a senior police official said here today.

  • Jaya wants Karuna to answer specific questions on Food Bill

    Chennai: Slamming M Karunanidhi for his stand on the Food Security Bill, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa today asked the DMK chief whether his party would move amendments as sought by him and vote against the legislation if no changes were made.

  • Transfer Tirupathi to Tamil Nadu: Ramadoss

    Chennai: As Andhra Pradesh burns over the creation of Telangana as a separate state, PMK founder S. Ramadoss Saturday called for the transfer of eight zones like Tirupathi to Tamil Nadu, saying a large number of Tamil people live there.

  • Meteoroids to lash Earth Monday night

    Mumbai: A celestial treat awaits astronomers next week when the Earth’s upper atmosphere will be lashed by meteoroids travelling at dizzying speeds of over 2.17 lakh kms per hour, a scientist said here Saturday.

  • Mamata’s 72-hour ultimatum to GJM on Darjeeling shutdown

    Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday gave a 72-hour ultimatum to the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) to withdraw its indefinite shutdown in the Darjeeling hills, failing which the government “will be compelled to take strong action”.

  • Goa minister slams cop for raiding rave parties

    Panaji: While a national debate rages on about politicians targeting honest bureaucrats, Goa’s art and culture minister Friday called an IPS officer a “goonda” (rogue) for raiding beach-side rave parties last year.

  • Certain elements waiting to cause tension: Soz

    Jammu: Referring to the communal clashes in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kishtwar district today, state Congress president Prof Saifuddin Soz said there would always be certain elements who take undue advantage of a situation to create tensions.