Free Press Journal
  • British PM orders probe into Thatcher link to Op Bluestar

    London: British Prime Minister David Cameron has directed his Cabinet Secretary to establish the facts behind claims that Margaret Thatcher’s government may have helped Indira Gandhi plan Operation Bluestar in 1984.

  • US denies report of paying a dollar a day to foreign employees

    Washington: The US today strongly refuted reports that its diplomatic missions overseas at times pay less than a dollar a day salary, saying its compensation plans are based on “prevailing wage rates and compensatio practices” in the locality of employment.

  • Sri Lanka frees 20 Indian fishermen

    Colombo: Sri Lanka has freed at least 20 Indian fishermen, even as the foreign ministers from the two countries spoke over phone to resolve the issue that has become an irritant in bilateral ties.

  • CAT 2013 results declared

    New Delhi: The Common Admission Test (CAT) results were declared Tuesday, an official here said.

  • Seven militants killed in Afghanistan

    Kabul: At least seven militants were killed in separate military operations in Afghanistan, the interior ministry said in a statement Tuesday.

  • Rahul behaved like a ‘joker’ in Kerala: CPI-M leader

    Thiruvananthapuram: Rahul Gandhi behaved like a “joker” during his visit in the state Monday and such a person is being projected as the prime ministerial candidate by the Congress, a CPI-M leader said here Tuesday.

  • Muzaffarnagar: SIT asks police to nab 22 rape accused

    Muzaffarnagar: The Special Investigation Team probing the Muzaffarnagar riots has identified 22 out of 27 accused in six gangrape cases in Phugana village here and asked the local police to arrest them.

  • EU lauds India’s victory over polio

    Brussels: The European Union has lauded India’s victory over polio but warned that polio could return in areas of conflict.

  • 11 killed in Maharashtra road mishap

    Pune:  At least eleven people, including a woman and a child, were killed and three seriously injured after a jeep in which they were travelling, collided with a container truck on the Pune-Satara-Bangalore Road last night.

  • Three children crushed to death by truck

    Farrukhabad (UP): In a fog-related incident,three children were today killed and four others injured when a truck ran over them in Kamalgarh area here, police said.

  • 7 cops, five security guards beaten up by public

    Jalpaiguri: In a case of mistaken identity, atleast twelve securitymen, including seven cops, were seriously injured when they were beaten up by locals in West Bengal’s Jalpaiguri district.

  • Expelled diplomat’s comments doesn’t represent Gov position:US

    Washington: US has distanced itself from the alleged offensive comments made by its diplomat, who was last week expelled by India in a tit-for-tat action following the arrest of a senior Indian diplomat in New York last month.

  • Jats threaten agitation if denied reservation

    Lucknow: An organisation based in Uttar Pradesh fighting for reservation for the Jat community in government jobs has threatened to cut off water supply to Delhi in February if its demands are not met.

  • Agreement offers extraordinary opportunities for Iran: Obama

    Washington: US President Barack Obama has said that the landmark nuclear deal reached between the P5+1 countries and Iran offers “extraordinary opportunities” for the Islamic republic and its people.

  • Student gangraped

    Ranchi: A Class X girl student has been allegedly gangraped in Ranchi city, the police said here.

  • 5 held for forging caste certificates

    Berhampur (Odisha): Five persons, including a woman teacher and her father, were arrested in Odisha’s Kandhamal district on Monday on charges of forging their caste certificates and getting government benefits.