Free Press Journal
  • Ceasefire violations down, but wait for summer: Antony

    New Delhi: There has been substantial reduction in ceasefire violations by Pakistan along the Line of Control after the DGMO-level talks between the two countries but the real test will come only in summer, Defence Minister A.K. Antony said Thursday.

  • 14 killed as bus plunges into river in Nepal

    Kathmandu: At least 14 people were killed and seven others injured today when a passenger bus veered off a mountain highway and fell some 500 metres into a river.

  • RS election: Rebel candidate poses concern for AP Cong

    Hyderabad: The prospect of an upset worries the ruling Congress in Andhra Pradesh as it faces a threat from rebel candidate in the biennial election to Rajya Sabha slated for tomorrow.

  • 10 injured in clash between sand mafia, villagers

    Muzaffarnagar: At least 10 persons, including a village head, were injured when an alleged sand mafia gang fired at locals for resisting illegal mining on their land near Haryana-UP border in neighbouring Shamli district.

  • Delhi govt moves against Sheila Dikshit on CWG projects

    New Delhi: In yet another move aimed at needling outside ally Congress, the AAP government today directed its Anti-Corruption Bureau to probe a number of Commonwealth Games related projects that were implemented during the reign of Sheila Dikshit.

  • Congress manipulating parliament: CPI-M

    New Delhi: The Congress is allowing disruptions by its MPs over Telangana in parliament in order to “pass what (bills) they wish to”, the CPI-M said Thursday.

  • RS election: Rebel candidate poses concern for AP Cong

    Hyderabad: The prospect of an upset worries the ruling Congress in Andhra Pradesh as it faces a threat  from rebel candidate in the biennial election to Rajya Sabha slated for tomorrow.

  • New Zealand make 329/4 on first day

    Auckland: New Zealand made 329 for four in the first innings against India at stumps on the first day of the first cricket Test at the Eden Park here Thursday.

  • Ancient farmers caused first global warming

    New York: Ancient farmers were responsible for increasing the Earth’s temperature by about 0.9 degree Celsius over a period of 8,000 years – almost as much as global warming has caused in the past 150 years.

  • Telangana, Tamil fishermen issues rock RS

    New Delhi: Uproar over Telangana statehood issue, killing of a student from Arunachal Pradesh in Delhi and plight of Tamil fishermen today disrupted proceedings in the Rajya Sabha, leading to two adjournments before lunch.

  • MP Health Officer held for sexual harassment

    Bhopal: A 55-year-old health officer of Madhya Pradesh government has been arrested on the charges of sexually harassing a 37-year-old woman health worker at a clinic here, police said today.

  • Bihar JDU MLA dies in Jharkhand

    Koderma (Jharkhand): Damodar Singh, the sitting JD-U MLA in Bihar Assembly, today died of a heart attack here, family sources said.

  • Fifteen executives of RSP bag coveted Jawahar Award

    Rourkela: Fifteen executives of Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP) have bagged the coveted Jawahar Award this year for outstanding work, contributing towards improvement in production, productivity, maintenance, services, quality, cost reduction and safety, RSP sources said.

  • Vietnam reports second bird flu death in 2014

    Hanoi: Vietnam has recorded its second death from bird flu in 2014, a health official said today, as regional concerns over a potential resurgence of the deadly virus grow.

  • CWG infra: Kejriwal moves files, FIR likely against Dikshit

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday moved the files relating to the preparations for the 2010 Commonwealth Games (CWG) to the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB), which means that an FIR will be filed against Sheila Dikshit, a government source said.