Free Press Journal
  • Pak official attack: Suicide bomber identified as Imam’s son

    Islamabad:A suspected suicide bomber, who rammed an explosives-laden vehicle into the motorcade of Pakistan’s one of the most daring counter-terror officials Chaudhry Aslam, has been identified as the son of a local Imam, a media report said today.

  • Thane couple arrested for trying to sell woman

    Thane: A couple has been arrested here for allegedly abducting and trying to sell a 32-year-old local woman to a family in Gujarat, police said today.

  • US police say teen’s shooting death self-inflicted

    Durham (US): Police say all evidence collected during their investigation into the shooting death of a handcuffed teenager indicates he killed himself with a concealed large-caliber pistol that a rookie officer failed to detect when he frisked him.

  • Gunmen fire on Thai anti-government protest: police

    Bangkok: Several Thai anti-government protesters were wounded after gunmen opened fire on a rally site in Bangkok, authorities said today, as tensions rise ahead of a planned city-wide “shutdown” to heap more pressure on the caretaker government.

  • Those involved in pasting posters not my supporters: Alagiri

    Chennai: In an apparent bid to bury differences with his father and DMK chief M Karunanidhi over controversial posters displayed in Madurai, former Union Minister M K Alagiri today said those involved were “not” his supporters.

  • Haiti PM highlights headway 4 years after quake

    Port-au-Prince (Haiti): Haiti’s prime minister said today that his government has made headway in rebuilding the country following a devastating earthquake four years ago, citing a drop in the number of people living in settlements camps and the construction of thousands of new houses.

  • Three injured in Malaysia plane crash

    Kuala Lumpur: Two people were seriously injured and a third suffered minor injuries after a small private plane crashed in Malaysia, police said today.

  • Dawood Ibrahim is not here: Pakistan

    Islamabad: Pakistan today said fugitive underworld don Dawood Ibrahim is not present in the country, a day after India asserted that its most wanted terrorist was living in the neighbouring country.

  • Indians in New Zealand viewed positively: India-born MP

    New Delhi: Indian immigrants in New Zealand are viewed very positively and they seldom face race-related issues, according to Kanwaljit Singh Bakshi, the first Indian member of parliament (MP) in that South Pacific island nation.

  • Bedi criticises Kejriwal for ‘Janata Darbar’

    New Delhi: Former police officer Kiran Bedi Saturday criticised Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for holding a “Janata Darbar” within the premises of the Delhi Secretariat.