Free Press Journal
  • 15 injured in clash in Patiala jail

    Patiala: At least 15 people, including eight policemen, were injured when a clash broke out between two groups of prisoners in the central jail here today.

  • Court rejects plea seeking ban on Musharraf’s foreign travel

    Islamabad: A Pakistani court today rejected a petition to bar possible exit of former military ruler Pervez Musharraf from the country for treatment but made it clear that he could not leave without permission from the courts.

  • Salman, Madhuri to perform at Mulayam’s village

    Lucknow: Bollywood stars Salman Khan and Madhuri Dixit will perform Wednesday in Saifai, the ancestral village of Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav.

  • Uday was a passionate actor: Director Teja

    Hyderabad: Telugu filmmaker Dharma Teja, who launched Uday Kiran with “Chitram” in 2000, said the late actor was a very passionate actor.

  • Dead lock between district authorities, panchayat continue

    Koraput (Odisha): The month-long dead lock between the district authorities and panchayat members of Bandhugaon block of Odisha’s Koraput district is on despite the administration’s steps to break it.

  • Awami League set to clinch over three-fourth majority in polls

    Dhaka:  Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s Awami League is set to form the next government after securing over three-fourth majority in the controversial polls marred by deadly clashes, a low turnout and a boycott by opposition parties.

  • Odisha teacher calls a girl witch, suspended

    Bhubaneswar: A woman teacher was suspended in Odisha for calling a minor girl a witch and sending her back from the school, an official said Monday.

  • Jan Lokpal is a priority: Najeeb Jung

    New Delhi: Setting up a Jan Lokpal, or ombudsman, is a priority for Delhi’s new Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government, Lt. Governor Najeeb Jung said Monday.

  • CAG can audit private telecom companies’ accounts: HC

    New Delhi: In a significant ruling, the Delhi  High Court today held that the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) can audit the accounts of private telecom operators under the relevant provisions of the law.

  • Depressed over no roles, actor Uday Kiran ends life

    Hyderabad: Apparently depressed over not getting films for nearly one year, young Telugu actor Uday Kiran committed suicide by hanging himself here Sunday night, police said Monday.

  • Telugu actor Uday Kiran commits suicide

    Hyderabad: Young Telugu actor Uday Kiran committed suicide by hanging himself here late Sunday night, police said Monday.

  • LDF walkout in Kerala assembly over LPG price

    Thiruvananthapuram: CPI(M)-led LDF opposition today staged a walkout in the Kerala Assembly accusing the UDF government of taking lightly the severe hardship caused to people by hike in LPG prices and insistence on Aadhaar-linkage of subsidized cooking gas for household consumers.

  • Crude bombs seized

    Erode (TN): Over 100 country-made bombs were seized and one person was arrested at Puliamkomabai in Sathyamangalam forest range, officials said today.

  • Vishwas apologised for Muharram comments: Kejriwal

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal Monday tried to put an end to the controversy over Aam Aadmi Party leader Kumar Vishwas’s remarks on Muharram, saying he has apologised for it.

  • JD(U) MLA Shoaib Iqbal threatens to withdraw support from AAP

    New Delhi:  JD (U) MLA Shoaib Iqbal, who had supported Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) during vote of confidence and speaker election, threatened to withdraw support if party’s leader Kumar Vishwas did not issue a public apology for his controversial remarks on Muharram.

  • Guj behind national average in fall in maternal mortality rate

    Ahmedabad: Gujarat has done a little worse than the national average when it comes to achieving decline in the Total Fertility Rate (TFR) and Maternal Mortality Rate (MMR), according to the Union Health Ministry.

  • Japan PM to visit Africa, Mideast with cash pledge: reports

    Tokyo: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will visit Africa and the Middle East this week, reports said today, bearing development cash pledges as Tokyo pushes back against growing Chinese influence in the resource-rich region.

  • Assaulted Indian student in Australia out of induced coma

    Melbourne:  A 20-year-old Indian student, who suffered serious head injuries after being brutally attacked and robbed in Australia, is now out of induced coma and responding well to the treatment.

  • Plane tyre bursts; flight ops hit at Jaipur airport

    Jaipur: Flight operations were halted at Sanganer airport here after a plane suffered tyre burst in the process of landing, but no one was injured, airport sources said today.