Free Press Journal
  • Behrampore Station important for nation’s security: Prez

    Nabagram (West Bengal): Describing the Behrampore Military Station as an idea close to his heart, President Pranab Mukherjee today said the facility is part of an initiative to enhance capability of defence forces to safeguard national security interests.

  • Rajya Sabha set to take up Telangana bill

    New Delhi: The Rajya Sabha is set to take up the  Telangana statehood bill after an agreement was reached between the ruling and opposition parties, say Congress and BJP sources.

  • Rajiv assassination: SC suspends release of convicts

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court Thursday ordered status quo and suspended the Tamil Nadu government’s decision to release seven convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case.

  • Suicide bomber killed in Kabul

    Kabul: A suicide bomber was killed and one person injured when a blast rocked Kabul Thursday, the country’s interior ministry said in a statement released here.

  • Iran agrees to ‘framework’ for final nuclear talks

    Tehran: A senior Iranian negotiator said today that Tehran has agreed on a “framework” for talks with world powers aimed at reaching a comprehensive nuclear accord, official media reported.

  • Kangana Ranaut

    Kangana to launch TV show ‘Halla Bol’

    Mumbai: Actress Kangana Ranaut, who will be next seen on the silver screen in “Queen”, will launch a new TV show titled “Halla Bol” here Friday.

  • Bestow Bharat Ratna on Arjan Singh; Badal to PM

    Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh seeking his personal intervention to confer the Bharat Ratna award on the Marshal of Air Force Arjan Singh.

  • PDP legislator apologises for slapping marshal

    Jammu: A Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) legislator  who slapped a Jammu and Kashmir assembly marshal Wednesday apologised in the house Thursday.

  • Gunmen kill 47 in Nigeria

    Abuja: Forty-seven people were killed in an attack by gunmen in a Nigerian town early Wednesday, police have confirmed.

  • Case over grant of additional spectrum during NDA deferred

    New Delhi: A Delhi court Thursday posted for April 4 the hearing of a case over grant of additional spectrum to private operators through a union government decision of January 2002, during the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) regime.

  • Modi, Kejriwal, Mamata, Lalu to chat with Facebook users

    Kolkata: In the run up to Lok Sabha polls, Facebook users would now be able to discuss the electoral agenda of country’s top politicians including Narendra Modi,Mamata Banerjee, Akhilesh Yadav, Arvind Kejriwal among others from next month.

  • BSF personnel killed, 11 injured in road mishap

    Hyderabad: A BSF personnel was killed and 11 others were injured when their vehicle turned turtle in Andhra Pradesh’s Vizianagaram district in the wee hours today.

  • Consumer forum rejects Rs 14 lakh claim for truck theft

    Thane:  Rejecting a claim of Rs 14 lakhs for a stolen truck, a consumer forum here has ruled that just because a branch office of any organisation is located within the forum’s jurisdiction, the claim cannot be lodged with it.

  • Man injured in grenade explosion at private house of MLA

    Imphal:  A man was injured when militants hurled a grenade at a private house of Naga People’s Front MLA Samuel Risom at Deulalane area on the outskirts of the city in Imphal West district of Manipur, police said today.

  • Parliament adjourned for an hour

    New Delhi:  Parliament was adjourned for an hour today after din over a variety of issues, including the move of the Tamil Nadu government to release those convicted in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case.

  • AAI orders probe into wall collapse at Goa airport

    Panaji: The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has ordered a probe into the collapse of a retaining wall Wednesday at a New International Airport Building (NITB) complex, which was commissioned only the previous day.

  • kapil Sibal

    TN Govt’s decision to release Rajiv Gandhi’s killer sends a wrong message: Sibal

    New Delhi: Commenting on the Central Government’s filing a plea in the Supreme Court to challenge the Tamil Nadu Government’s decision to release all the convicted assassinators of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi, Law Minister Kapil Sibal said the state government’s decision sends a wrong message to the people