Free Press Journal
  • Bring police attackers to book: DGP to Haridwar police

    Dehradun: Taking serious note of the attack on a police team by some men in Shyampur area of Haridwar, the newly-appointed DGP of Uttarakhand B S Siddhu has set a deadline of 72 hours for Haridwar police to arrest the accused.

  • Punjab to give free bicycles to over 1 lakh girl students

    Chandigarh:The Punjab government will distribute free bicycles to over one lakh girl students of government schools in the state, as part of a scheme aimed at motivating them for higher education.

  • Musharraf files bail petition in Lal Masjid case

    Islamabad: Beleaguered former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf today filed a petition seeking bail in a case related to the killing of a hardline cleric during the 2007 military crackdown on the radical Lal Masjid.

  • PM returns after 4-day visit to Brunei, Indonesia

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today returned home after a four-day visit during which he attended the East Asia and ASEAN summits in Brunei and paid a
    bilateral visit to Indonesia.

  • One lakh people evacuated in coastal Andhra

    Hyderabad: About one lakh people were evacuated from north coastal Andhra as the cyclonic storm Phailin in the Bay of Bengal was set to hit the eastern coast by Saturday evening.

  • Minor gangraped and killed in Bihar

    Dehri-on-sone (Rohtas):A minor girl was allegedly gangraped and later killed by unidentified persons at a village in Bihar’s Rohtas district, police said today.

  • SC-appointed panel to question Meiyappan during IPL probe

    New Delhi: The three-member committee appointed by the Supreme Court to probe the IPL spot-fixing scandal will call Chennai Super Kings Team Principal and BCCI President N Srinivasan’s son-in-law Gurunath Meiyappan for questioning during its four-month investigation.

  • Heavy rains expected in coastal areas of Bengal

    Kolkata: With cyclone Phailin likely to hit Odisha by today evening, coastal areas of West Bengal like Digha in East Midnapore and Contai bordering Odisha are expected to have heavy rains, Meteorological office here said.

  • Fasting Naidu to be forcibly administered IV fluids: Hospital

    New Delhi:The health condition of TDP Chief Chandrababu Naidu, who was admitted to a hospital here, today deteriorated as his hunger strike against bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh continued for the sixth day and doctors said he will be forcibly given intravenous fluids.

  • Goa govt to augment major water resources projects

    Panaji:Goa Government today announced augmentation of its major water resources projects, which will provide round-the-clock supply to the state by the end of 2014.

  • Pak kills Indian fisherman; abducts 30 others off Guj coast

    Ahmedabad: A Indian fisherman was killed and 30 others were allegedly kidnapped by Pakistani Maritime Security Agency, which took them away in five boats from international waters off Jakhau coast in Gujarat, a member of fishermen boat association said here today.

  • What action have you taken on illegal schools, HC asks Maha

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court has asked the Maharashtra government to inform by November 21 what action it has taken against education officers who are responsible for allowing unauthorised schools to mushroom in the state.

  • J&K govt issues seven lakh Kissan Credit Cards

    Srinagar:The Jammu and Kashmir government has issued seven lakh Kissan Credit Cards (KCC) as part of its efforts to provide easy credit facilities to the 12 lakh marginal farmers’ families in the state.

  • Nitish pays respect to Ram Manohar Lohia

    Patna:The 46th death anniversary of socialist leader Ram Manohar Lohia was observed across Bihar with Chief Minister Nitish Kumar paying respects to his ‘ideological guru’.