Free Press Journal
  • NSUI activists stage protest near Rajnath Singh’s residence

    New Delhi: A day after BJP youth activists staged a protest outside Rahul Gandhi’s residence, members of Congress’ student outfit NSUI today demonstrated near Rajnath Singh’s house here levelling corruption charges against BJP.

  • Indian diplomat’s UN application review still on, says US

    Washington: The US is still reviewing the application for the transfer of senior Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade to UN and issue the necessary documents to her for full diplomatic immunity, a top American official said here.

  • Six killed in Philippines blast

    Manila: Six people were killed and six wounded when a bomb exploded at a New Year party in a remote village of Philippines’s Basilan province, security official said Wednesday.

  • Woman crushed to death by Boston drawbridge

    Boston: A woman walking across a Boston drawbridge has been crushed to death after an operator raising the bridge for a boat to pass heard her screams and lowered it, accidentally trapping her between the two plates, investigators said.

  • Indonesia anti-terror squad kills 6 militants

    Jakarta: Indonesia’s elite anti-terrorism squad shot and killed six suspected militants and arrested another amid New Year’s Eve celebrations in an all-night standoff at a house near the country’s capital, a police spokesman said today.

  • Four suspected SIMI members held in Ujjain

    Bhopal: Close on the heels of arrest of five SIMI activists in the state last week, four suspected operatives of the banned organisation were apprehended by the Madhya Pradesh ATS and Counter Terrorist Group in Ujjain.

  • Malala expresses gratitude to UAE leader

    Abu Dhabi: Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani education activist attacked by the Taliban, has expressed her gratitude to Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, crown prince of Abu Dhabi and deputy supreme commander of the UAE armed forces, for standing by her during her ordeal.

  • Telangana Bill to rock AP Assembly session starting Jan 3

    Hyderabad: The winter session of Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly, resuming on January 3, is expected to generate much heat as the debate on the draft Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation bill, 2013 is on the agenda.

  • Six killed in New Year’s Eve bomb blast in Philippines

    Zamboanga (Philippines): Six revellers were killed and six others wounded in a bomb attack on a New Year’s Eve party on a volatile southern Philippine island, the military said today.

  • Six Indian tourists killed in Nepal road accident

    Kathmandu: Six Indians from Kolkata were killed when the jeep they were travelling in plunged into the Marsyangdi river in Nepal’s Tanahun district, some 150 km west of capital Kathmandu Tuesday night, police said.

  • Mobile courts to tour Thane villages from Jan 6

    Thane: With an aim to reach out to more number of people in remote areas, a legal team will visit certain places in the district from next week and hold Lok Adalats and legal awareness camps.

  • Woman cop suspended in Goa for demanding bribe

    Panaji: A woman sub-inspector has been suspended for allegedly demanding a bribe to hush up a drug seizure case in the tourist hot bed of Calangute.

  • Lee tells foreign workers to obey Singapore’s laws

    Singapore: Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has asked foreign workers to obey Singapore’s laws and social norms, as he described as “inexcusable” the recent outbreak of violence following the death of an Indian worker here.

  • Japanese minister visits war-linked Yasukuni Shrine

    Tokyo: Japanese Internal Affairs Minister Yoshitaka Shindo Wednesday visited the war-linked Yasukuni Shrine amid strong opposition against Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s visit there Dec 26, a media report said.