Free Press Journal
  • Guj fisherman’s daughter seeks Sonia, PM’s help to visit Pak

    Vadodara: In her second letter in a fortnight seeking intervention of the Congress president Sonia Gandhi, the 12-year-old daughter of a local fisherman, who died in a jail in Pakistan, has sought her and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s help for facilitating her visit to the prison.

  • Girl dies of pneumonia in relief camp

    Muzaffarnagar: A seven-year-old girl has died due to pneumonia at a relief camp at Malakpur village in neighbouring Shamli district, officials said today.

  • High Court summons TN School Education Secretary

    Madurai: The Madras High Court has ordered Tamil Nadu School Education Secretary to appear in person and explain the inordinate delay in not implementing the court orders to pay arrears as per the fifth pay commission recommendations to some retired government school headmasters.

  • Lal Masjid cleric likely to stay on in Taliban peace panel

    Islamabad: Cleric of Islamabad’s Lal Masjid and member of the Pakistani Taliban-nominated peace talks committee, Maulana Abdul Aziz is expected to continue his role in the peace process after he threatened to walk out Friday if he was not assured that Sharia or Islamic law will be enforced in Pakistan, media reported Saturday.

  • Modi likely to meet church reps in Kerala

    Thiruvananthapuram: Reaching Kerala for his first major public engagement after being declared as BJP’s Prime Ministerial candidate, Narendra Modi is likely to meet representatives of some Churches and address a meeting organised by a leading Dalit outfit in Kochi before rounding off his day-long visit with a rally here tomorrow.

  • Lack of governance in Delhi led to Tania’s death: Modi

    Imphal: The “lack of governance” in Delhi led to the death of a student from Arunachal Pradesh in the national capital, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi said here Saturday.

  • Teenage girl gangraped in MP

    Raisen: A 15-year-old girl was allegedly  gangraped by four youths at Mahadevpani near Sehatganj in the district, police said today.

  • UN nuclear experts back in Iran to tackle tougher issues

    Tehran: The UN atomic agency resumes talks in Tehran today to tackle allegations of past Iranian weapons work and discuss more practical steps to increase the transparency of the country’s nuclear drive.

  • 2 sisters killed, mother and aunt injured

    Gaya: Two sisters were hacked to death and their mother and aunt injured by unidentified assailants in Bihar’s Gaya district.

  • Flights cancelled as heavy snow hits Tokyo

    Tokyo: Heavy snow struck Tokyo and other areas across Japan today, grounding nearly 300 flights and suspending some train services as the weather agency issued a severe storm warning for the capital.

  • Case registered against couple for duping people

    Sambhal: A case has been registered against a couple for allegedly duping people in the name of installing mobile towers and online lotteries here, police said today.

  • Minor girl raped by shopkeeper

    Muzaffarnagar: A 10-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a shopkeeper at Tandera village under Kakroli police station in the district, police said today.

  • Woman set on fire, killed by husband, in-laws

    Barasat (WB): A housewife was allegedly set on fire by her husband and in-laws and killed in her marital home at Khardah in the northern fringes of Kolkata, police said today.

  • Andhra CM playing a game, taking advantage of situation: V. Hanumantha Rao

    New Delhi: Commenting on the negative reaction of Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Kiran Kumar Reddy on clearance of Telangana Bill by the cabinet, Congress leader V. Hanumantha Rao on Saturday said that Reddy was playing a game and taking advantage of the situation.