Free Press Journal
  • Three arrested with 10 kg charas

    Balrampur: Three Nepali nationals, including a woman, were arrested and 10 kg contraband, worth Rs 30 lakh in the international market, was seized from their possession, a senior SSB officer said here today.

  • Swatanter Kumar files defamation case against media, intern

    New Delhi: Former Supreme Court judge and National Green Tribunal chairman Justice Swatanter Kumar Wednesday moved the Delhi High Court for a defamation case against media organisations and an intern who accused him of sexual harassment.

  • Fire breaks out at Pak military hospital

    Islamabad: A small fire today broke out at a military hospital in Rawalpindi, where former Pakistani military ruler General Pervez Musharraf is under treatment.

  • SC issues notice on law graduate’s plea

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court Wednesday issued notice on a plea filed by a law graduate seeking to put in place a permanent mechanism to attend the complaints of sexual harassment by both sitting and former judges at all levels, including the Supreme Court.

  • Maharashtra police raids red light areas, detains 6 girls

    Pune: In a bid to combat illegal prostitution, the Maharashtra Police raided a red light areas in Maharashtra and detained around six girls alleged to be a part of immoral trafficking.

  • Dalit poet Namdeo Dhasal dead

    Mumbai: Namdeo Laxman Dhasal, Dalit poet and author, ideologue and founder of the Dalit Panthers Party, died in a hospital early Wednesday after a prolonged illness, an aide said.

  • Danish woman raped, looted in Delhi

    New Delhi: A 51-year-old Danish woman tourist was gangraped and looted here late Tuesday, police said Wednesday.

  • Indian envoy meets top US official to ease tensions

    Washington: In a bid to ease tensions after a bitter month long diplomatic row over the arrest of an Indian diplomat, US Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns hosted Indian Ambassador S. Jaishankar for a “productive lunch meeting.”

  • Three die in Bihar fair stampede

    Patna: At least three people were killed and over a dozen injured in a stampede at fair in Bihar’s Banka district, police said Wednesday.

  • US returns 3 stolen sandstone sculptures to India

    New York: Three stolen antique sculptures valued at over USD 1.5 million have been returned to India by the US in an “excellent” display of bilateral cooperation following a month-long row over the arrest and indictment of an Indian diplomat here.

  • Thai Democrat Party leader’s residence bombed

    Bangkok: The residence of Thai Democrat Party leader Abhisit Vejjajiva in Bangkok sustained a bomb attack Tuesday night, local media reported Wednesday.

  • Brazil violence: Court orders state to build more jails

    Rio De Janeiro: A court in Brazil’s state Maranhao, where prison violence and inmate deaths have skyrocketed, ordered the state to build new prisons to alleviate overcrowding in cells in 60 days.

  • Authorities in a fix to finalise spot of police control room- cum- watch tower

    Ujjain: The local authorities have started serious thinking on construction of the police control room- cum- watch tower at the Dutt Akhada premises instead of Bombaiwalon Ki Dharmshala because of certain legal aspects. But, they may have to face inconvenience to shift the place of the police control room- cumwatch tower yet again in view of Simhastha Fair as the proposed site is historically significant and the Akhada authorities may

  • MTMC undertakes project to revisit the days of Gurukul Ashram

    Ujjain: The Mahakaleshwar Temple Management Committee ( MTMC) launched a path breaking project to revisit the days of Gurukul Ashram on the occasion of Makar Sankranti festival here on Tuesday. It has planned to set- up the Mahakaleshwar Vaidik Training and Research Institute along with a cowshed.

  • Massive procession taken out to mark Milad- un- nabi

    Ujjain: A massive procession was taken out from the main thoroughfares here on Tuesday on the occasion of Eid Milad- un- nabi. The procession started from Chhatri Chowk located mosque and then traversed through Mahakal Square, Topkhana, Daulatganj Square, Favvara Chowk, New Road, Kanthal Square, Teliwada Square, Mirza Naeem Beg Marg, Tanki Chowk and concluded at the beginning point.

  • Lesbian rights’ activists to interact with Rahul

    BHOPAL: Congress vice- president Rahul Gandhi will interact with selected 250 women from different walks of the society at Bhopal on January 20 as part of the exercise for collecting inputs for preparation of party’s manifesto for the next national elections.