Free Press Journal
  • Need to send ‘strong message’ to India over marines issue: EU

    Brussels: The EU needs to send a “strong message” to India as the trial of two Italian marines for the killing of two Indian fishermen has “huge implications” for Europe’s fight against piracy, EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton has said.

  • Gas pipeline blown up in Egypt

    Cairo: Assailants blew up a natural gas pipeline early Tuesday in  Egypt, a security source said.

  • UK siblings with combined age of 855yrs world’s oldest family?

    London: Eleven siblings in the UK with a collective age of an incredible 855 years may be the oldest family in the world.
    The Brudenell siblings from Middlesbrough, UK, are aged between 68 and 89, and with a combined age of 855, they are eligible for the title of the ‘oldest’ family in the world.

  • NASA finds clues to possible water flows on Mars

    Washington: US space agency NASA said Monday its Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter and Odyssey orbiter have sent back clues that liquid water may still exist today on the Red Planet.

  • Cong expels 6 MPs from Seemandhra over Telangana row

    New Delhi: Cracking the whip, Congress today expelled six Lok Sabha MPs from Seemandhra who had given a notice of no-confidence motion against Government opposing bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh.

  • Cong workers to go on ‘padyatra’ in Amethi

    Amethi (UP): After AAP leader Kumar Vishwas reached out to people here, Congress will launch ‘Vikas Janchetna Padyatra’ in all 16 blocks of Rahul Gandhi’s constituency, under which its leaders will travel on foot to create awareness about the UPA government’s work.

  • NIA must probe Aseemanand charges: CPI-M

    New Delhi: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) should probe charges that the RSS leadership was linked to terror attacks carried out by Hindu groups, the CPI-M said Tuesday.

  • Redouble efforts and address corruption on a war-footing: Mukherjee

    New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated a seminar on ‘Combating Corruption – Role of Accountability Institutions, Investigating Agencies, Civil Society and Media’ organized here today on the occasion of the  Golden Jubilee of the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC).

  • Modi offers prayer for Odisha’s boat tragedy victims

    Bhubaneswar: BJP’s Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi today prayed for the victims of the boat tragedy at Hirakud reservoir in Odisha’s Sambalpur district at his public meeting here.

  • SP attacks Delhi govt for filing FIRs on gas pricing

    New Delhi: Samajwadi Party today attacked the Arvind Kejriwal-led Delhi government for registering FIRs against union ministers and industrialists, saying this was a “drama” staged by people like him to hide their inefficiency and attain “political martyrdom”.

  • Kejriwal now targets Mukesh Ambani, Moily

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal Tuesday ordered the city’s anti-corruption wing to file criminal cases against Reliance Industries chairman Mukesh Ambani and Petroleum Minister M. Veerappa Moily, among others, for allegedly creating artificial scarcity of natural gas and fixing prices.

  • Legislator injured in Jammu and Kashmir assembly ruckus

    Jammu: A lawmaker from opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was injured during a ruckus in the Jammu and Kashmir assembly Tuesday after which the speaker adjourned the house till Wednesday.

  • Corruption major stumbling block in progress: President

    New Delhi,: Terming corruption as a “major stumbling block” in the country’s progress, President Pranab Mukherjee today asked CVC to lead the way in cleansing thegovernment.

  • Top performing MPs to be honoured

    Chennai: Twelve parliamentarians, among them three women, will be honoured with Sansad Ratna award here next week for their performance in the 15th Lok Sabha, said an official of Prime Point Foundation.