Free Press Journal
  • India to see if Pak serious about ending ceasefire violations

    Moscow: Acknowledging that there has been a spike in the number of infiltration attempts along the Line of Control this year, India today said it will see whether Pakistan is serious about ending ceasefire violations and draw “conclusions” about its “behaviour” if it failed to do so.

  • Maldives president to quit if poll dates not set

    Male: Maldives President Mohamed Waheed has said he will resign if candidates cannot agree on a date for the presidential election, Xinhua reported Sunday citing local media.

  • New drugs hold hope for dementia sufferers

    Washington: Scientists have developed new drugs that may halt the brain-destroying impact of a genetic mutation behind some forms of Lou Gehrig’s Disease and dementia.

  • Samata Manch mulls alliance of BJP, non-Cong parties

    New Delhi: Accusing Congress of failure on all fronts, some former associates of ailing socialist leader George Fernandes are working towards building an alliance of BJP and other non-Congress parties.

  • ​BJP MP placed under house arrest

    Azamgarh: A BJP MP was placed under house arrest today for insisting to attend a mahapanchayat called by supporters of reservation policy of Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission, which was scrapped in July this year, a police officer said.

  • Einstein’s letters set to fetch USD 400,000 at auction

    New York: Two letters that Albert Einstein wrote in 1938 to a university student in US, including one in which the 20th-century genius admits that the young scholar corrected his math, could fetch up to a whopping USD 400,000 at an auction here.

  • Large asteroid not likely to hit Earth in 2032: NASA

    Washington:  A newly discovered 1,300-foot-wide asteroid that buzzed past Earth last month will likely return in 2032, but the chances that it will hit our planet are very slim – just 1 in 63,000 – NASA has said.

  • Still no ‘martyr’ status for paramilitary, police personnel

    New Delhi: Even after 31,895 sacrifices in the last 53 years in the line of duty, the honour of being called a “martyr” still eludes the jawans and officers of paramilitary and police forces in the country as the nation commemorates their valour yet again tomorrow.

  • Pakistan should be declared a terrorist nation, says Bitta

    Chennai: In the light of continuous ceasefire violations along the western border of the country, All India Anti Terrorism Front (AIATF) today said India should produce documents in the United Nations to declare Pakistan a “terrorist country”.

  • India likely to take on lease second nuclear sub from Russia

    New Delhi: Faced with a depleting fleet of submarines, India is expected to acquire on lease a nuclear submarine from Russia, a deal for which may be finalised during Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s visit there starting today.

  • ‘Truth behind ship detention, crew arrest after enquiry’

    Kumbakonam (TN): The truth behind the detention of the US firm owned ship and the arrest of its 35 crew members would come out after an enquiry into the matter, Shipping Minister G K Vasan said here today.

  • SP says Muslims vote in its favour because of Mulayam

    Hardoi (UP),: In a bid to woo Muslim voters ahead of Lok Sabha elections, Samajwadi Party leader Naresh Agarwal today said the minority community voted in favour of the party only because of Mulayam Singh Yadav.

  • 8 suspected Pak nationals held; some have terror links: SSB

    Maharajganj (UP): Eight suspected Pakistani nationals, with some of them involved in terror activities, were detained by security forces here when they allegedly tried to cross Indo-Nepal border, official sources said today.