Free Press Journal
  • Trouble brews in Hurriyat, some leaders miffed with Mirwaiz

    Srinagar:Trouble brewed in the moderate Hurriyat Conference, led by Mirwaiz Umer Farooq, with four senior leaders coming out in open against the chairman today, alleging some leaders in the amalgam did not want unity among separatists.

  • ISRO completes second orbit raising manoeuvre of GSAT-14

    Bangalore: The second orbit raising operation of an advanced Indian communications satellite launched by a rocket using an indigenous powerful booster technology from the space port of Sriharikota was today successfully completed by ISRO scientists.

  • Italian marines case: Accused to appear before special court

    New Delhi: Two Italian marines, who are accused of killing two Indian fishermen off Kerala coast in 2012, are scheduled to appear tomorrow before a Delhi court which would hear the NIA’s plea requesting it to take “appropriate steps” to secure their custody.

  • WB gangrape case: Father of girl meets Prez, demands CBI probe

    New Delhi: The father of the 16-year old girl, who was allegedly gangraped twice and murdered in West Bengal, today met President Pranab Mukherjee and sought a CBI probe into the incident and action against police officials for their alleged negligence.

  • Pet dog swallows 18,000 pounds wedding ring in UK

    London: A woman in the UK got lucky after she successfully recovered her diamond wedding ring, worth 18,000 pounds, two days after her bling-loving pet dog swallowed the precious piece of jewellery.

  • Earth’s twin discovered 200 light years away

    Washington: Astronomers have discovered Earth’s ‘gassy twin’ with a mass similar to that of our planet in another solar system 200 light years away.

  • Ear tube surgery not a long-term solution

    New York: Ear tube surgery can certainly improve hearing in the short term but may not help in long-term hearing, speech, language, or other functional outcomes in normally developing children.

  • Hang those guilty of gang rape: Bengal girl’s family

    New Delhi: The family of a 16-year-old girl who was gang raped and later allegedly set ablaze in Madhyamgram in West Bengal Tuesday met President Pranab Mukherjee and demanded death for the guilty.

  • Hunt on for LeT men who sought recruits in Muzaffarnagar

    New Delhi: Delhi Police are looking for Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) operatives who tried to recruit new cadres in Uttar Pradesh’s Muzaffarnagar district following the riots in September, an official said Tuesday.

  • Stimulating brain cells stops binge drinking

    New York: It is now possible to use gene therapy in the brain to not only treat binge drinking but other substance abuse, neurological diseases and mental illnesses.

  • Maharashtra launches blood delivery service

    Mumbai: An emergency blood delivery service with the promise of delivering within an hour will be launched across Maharashtra Tuesday, officials said here.

  • Justice Ganguly should prove innocence legally: Brinda Karat

    New Delhi: Communist Party of India (Marxist) CPI (M) leader Brinda Karat said Tuesday that former Supreme Court Justice A.K Ganguly who has been accused of sexually harassing a law intern and had to resign as Chairman of West Bengal Human Rights Commission (WBHRC), should prove his innocence through legal procedures.

  • Priyanka attends meet with Rahul, creates flutters

    New Delhi: Priyanka Gandhi today joined her brother Rahul Gandhi during a meeting he was having with senior party leaders, sending a buzz in political circles.