Free Press Journal
  • Wheat, Peas, veggies grown onboard ISS

    Moscow: Orbital farming! Astronomers onboard the International Space Station (ISS) have successfully grown a variety of crops such as wheat, peas and greens, according to a Russian scientist.

  • Former Bangladesh minister indicted for 1971 war crimes

    Dhaka: A Dhaka tribunal Sunday indicted former agriculture minister Syed Mohammad Qaisar on 16 charges, including genocide, torture, murder and rape during the Bangladesh War Liberation in 1971.

  • Couple sets underwater wedding world record

    Bangkok: A wet wedding day would be a disaster for most couples, but an adventurous bride and groom have set a new world record by taking their vows underwater!

  • BJP seeks action, demonstrations held for Nido Tania

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Sunday demanded “immediate action” against two Delhi shopkeepers who allegedly severely thrashed a 19-year-old youth from Arunachal Pradesh leading to his death here.

  • India’s diamond trade being used for money laundering: Report

    New Delhi: India is one of the five countries where instances have been found that trade accounts of diamond business are being used to launder illegal funds to the tune of millions of dollars, according to a report by a global financial crimes combating body.

  • Project Parrikar, not Kejriwal: Kiran Bedi tells media

    Calangute (Goa): Focus on Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, instead of harping on Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, former Indian Police Service officer Kiran Bedi told reporters in Goa Sunday.

  • TRS drums up support for Telangana Bill ahead of Parl session

    New Delhi: With the Telangana Bill expected to come up in Parliament during the session beginning February 5, TRS chief K Chandrasekhar Rao today held a series of meetings with leaders of regional parties to garner support for the bill.

  • SC’s seven-judge bench to revisit Hindutva judgement

    New Delhi: Virtually reopening its Hindutva judgement, the Supreme Court has decided to expedite hearing by a seven judge-bench for an authoritative pronouncement on electoral law categorising misuse of religion for electoral gains as “corrupt practices”.

  • Hooda slapped by youth

    Chandigarh: Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda was slapped by a youth while he was going for a rally in the state’s industrial city of Panipat.

  • AAP collects over Rs.7 crore in 50 days

    New Delhi: Rickshaw pullers to non-resident Indians (NRIs) are among the swell of people who have donated more than Rs.7 crore to the AAP coffers in just 50 days to fight the coming Lok Sabha election even as the party membership surges to an impressive ten million.

  • PM to send NCW team to Bengal: Congress

    Kolkata: Apprised about various issues faced by West Bengal, like rising cases of crime against women, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday assured action including sending an NCW team to probe reported cases, the state Congress Sunday said.

  • Modi blames SP for law and order in UP

    Meerut: In a scathing attack on the Samajwadi Party government in Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi Sunday blamed it for the deteriorating law and order situation in the state.

  • AAP rubbishes its founding member’s charges of misbehaviour

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) today rubbished the allegations of former diplomat and its founding member Madhu Bhaduri that she was heckled at Friday’s National Council meeting for introducing a resolution condemning Delhi Law Minister Somnath Bharti’s midnight raid.

  • Transparency will be our motto: Harish Rawat

    Dehradun: New Chief Minister of Uttarakhand Harish Rawat today said transparency would be his government’s motto and grappling with the effects of the 2013 flashfloods its foremost challenge.