Free Press Journal
  • CM’s provocative words adding fuel to agitation : Mishra

    Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s ultimatum and words will add fuel to GJM’s statehood agitation, opposition leader Surya Kanta Mishra today claimed and said the responsibility of maintaining law and order lies with the state government.

  • Prithvi-II missile successfully test-fired

    Balasore (Odisha):  Sharpening its missile prowess, India today successfully test-fired the indigenously developed nuclear-capable Prithvi-II surface-to-surface missile with a strike range of 350 km from a test range in Odisha.

  • New stem cell technique may provide cancer cure

    London: Scientists have developed a new stem cell technique which they believe could lead to a quicker treatment for cancer and reduce reliance on chemotherapy.

  • Quake damages houses, roads in Tibet

    Beijing: A strong 6.1-magnitude earthquake followed by several aftershocks today hit parts of China’s Tibet province, destroying at least 21 homes and damaging 17 others in the remote Himalayan region.

  • Lost your keys? New tech can tell where they are

    London: Scientists have developed a new technology that can trace your lost items within seconds using a special search engine on your smartphone or computer.

  • Aus scientists discover genes, mutation causing epilepsy

    Melbourne: Using advanced gene technology, Australian scientists along with a US team have claimed to have found new genes and genetic mutation that causes severe childhood epilepsies.

  • Nawaz to name new army chief before Kayani retires: report

    Islamabad: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif plans to name Pakistan’s new army chief weeks before Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani’s term ends in November to quell speculation about the issue, according to a media report today.

  • Pakistan summons Indian Dy HC over LoC incidents

    Islamabad:  Pakistan today summoned the Indian Deputy High Commissioner to protest “ceasefire violations” by the BSF along the LoC, claiming that it resulted in the death of a civilian at Rawalakot in PoK.

  • How does it matter? asks another Bihar minister

    Patna: After uncharitable remarks by two Bihar ministers on the killing of Indian soldiers on the LoC, another minister, Gautam Singh, today said he did not think it mattered that he did not attend the funeral of one of the soldiers whose home was in his Manjhi assembly constituency.

  • Solar scam: LDF workers lay siege to govt secretariat

    Thiruvananthapuram: In one of the biggest protests witnessed by politically hyperactive Kerala, thousands of LDF workers today laid siege of the Government secretariat here as part of their indefinite campaign demanding resignation of Chief Minister Oommen Chandy over solar scam.

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  • Bill in LS to keep parties out of transparency law ambit

    New Delhi: A bill was introduced in the Lok Sabha today to keep political parties out of the ambit of the RTI Act and negate a Central Information Commission (CIC) order to this effect under the transparency law.

  • Yasin Malik, JKLF supporters detained before protest march

    Srinagar: Over two dozen activists of separatist group JKLF, along with its chairman Mohammad Yasin Malik, were taken into preventive custody today as police foiled an attempt by them to hold a march here against recent cases of communal clashes in Jammu and Kashmir.

  • BJP cautions Mamata against attacking its workers

    Kolkata: The Bharatiya Janata Party Monday cautioned West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee against attacking workers of the BJP, a party “which brought her back from political oblivion”.

  • Mozambique women caught trying to smuggle drugs worth Rs 15-cr

    Mumbai: Two female Mozambique nationals were today arrested from the international airport here for allegedly trying to smuggle out 30 kgs of Methaqualone drugs valued at Rs 15 crores, a senior Customs official said.

  • Pride and honour of India at stake in next LS polls: Varun

    Kolkata: The pride and respect of the nation was at stake in next Lok Sabha elections, BJP National Secretary Varun Gandhi said today and slammed the Congress for ‘creating a communal divide’ in the country for the sake of vote-bank politics.