Free Press Journal
  • Army officers of India, Pak to discuss terrorism: Khurshid

    Farukhabad (UP): Stating that war was not a solution to any problem, External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid has said Army officers of both India and Pakistan will meet to discuss the issue of terrorism.

  • CPI(M) in talks with parties to forge grouping ahead of polls

    New Delhi: CPI(M) is in talks with SP, JD(U), JD(S) and BJD and other parties in a bid to forge a grouping of non-Congress secular forces ahead of the general elections, with the first step being to ensure their participation at a convention against communalism here later this month.

  • Birender’s remarks reflect state of affairs in Congress: BJP

    Chandigarh: Opposition parties in Haryana today flayed senior Congress leader Birender Singh for his ‘politics is the best business in India’ remark, saying it “reflects” the state of affairs in the ruling party.

  • Further action after assessing situation along LoC: India

    New Delhi: As the Army operation against the holed up militants in Keran Sector along the Line of Control in Kashmir continued, India today said maintenance of sanctity of LoC was of “primary importance” and asserted that after assessment, if required, it will take the matter further.

  • Carrot compound may ward off cancer, heart disease

    Washington: Scientists have developed a new technology that uses grated carrot to obtain natural compounds which they claim have the potential to prevent cancer, flu, cardiovascular diseases and neurodegenerative conditions.

  • CM appointed in Sri Lanka’s north

    Colombo: Former Supreme Court judge C.V. Wigneswaran was Monday sworn-in the first chief minister of Sri Lanka’s northern province, most of which was under rebel control for nearly 30 years.

  • Jayanthi Natarajan slams Modi

    Chennai:Hitting out at BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, Union Minister Jayanthi Natarajan today said she was surprised over his touring the country when children in his own state were “suffering” without food.

  • Bomb-making components seized in Philippines

    Davao City:Police have seized more than 100 sticks of dynamite and bomb-making components in the Philippines over the weekend, authorities said Monday.

  • Consumer forum orders issue of notice

    Madurai: The Tamil Nadu State Consumer Disputes Redress Commission has ordered notice to the Matriculation Schools Director and Committee for Private School fee determination on a complaint about exorbitant fee collection by private schools.

  • 21 percent lawmakers in poll-bound states face criminal cases

    New Delhi: While criminalisation of politics remains a serious concern, data complied by think tanks reveals that 21 percent of legislators in the five states heading for assembly polls in November-December have criminal backgrounds.

  • Lalu appears in court in another fodder scam case

    Ranchi: Jailed RJD supremo Lalu Prasad, sitting JD(U) MP Jagdish Sharma and former MLA R K Rana today  appeared through video conferencing before a special CBI court in another fodder scam case.

  • Top cop assures appearance, NGT recalls bailable warrant

    New Delhi: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) today recalled the bailable warrant it issued against the Commissioner of Delhi Police for not responding to the notice issued to him in a matter relating to alleged illegal construction in Central Ridge area by the trust managing the Birla Temple here.

  • Betting racket busted in Bhopal; five held

    Bhopal: Five persons were arrested and a betting syndicate, allegedly laying bets on cricket matches during the Champions League, was busted by the city police here.

  • Situation in Keran sector a cause for concern: Hurriyat chief

    Srinagar: Chairman of moderate Hurriyat Mirwaiz Umer Farooq today expressed concern over the border tension between India and Pakistan especially in Keran sector and called for necessary measures to defuse the situation.

  • Canada spied on Brazil energy ministry: report

    Brasilia: Canada spied on communications at Brazil’s Mining and Energy Ministry, according to Canadian intelligence documents revealed by Globo television.