Free Press Journal
  • AAP to approach poll panel against Sibal

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party Friday said it will approach the Election Commission against Congress leader and Law Minister Kapil Sibal for allegedly distributing water purifiers in his Lok Sabha constituency.

  • Mizos oppose votes by Bru refugees

    Aizawl: Several social organisations and student bodies in Mizoram have opposed any move of the Election Commission to enable Bru refugees lodged in six relief camps of Tripura to exercise their franchise through postal ballots in the coming Lok Sabha polls.

  • Salman Khurshid

    Khurshid holds bilateral talks with Hague

    London: External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid today met his British counterpart William Hague and discussed bilateral matters and foreign policy issues.

  • 7 killed in Pak blast

    Peshawar: At least seven people were today killed and over 20 injured in a suicide blast targeting a security vehicle in a market here in northwest Pakistan.

  • Three more infants die in drought-hit Pakistan area

    Islamabad: The severe drought in the Tharparkar district of Sindh in Pakistan has claimed the lives of three more infants raising the death toll to 140, media reported Friday.

  • Minor boy killed

    Varanasi: A nine-year-old son of a BSF jawan was killed by an unidentified person in Badagaon area here, police said today.

  • Teenager gangraped

    Sambhal (UP): A 14-year-old girl was allegedly raped by her neighbours in Kulfatehgarh area here, police said today.

  • Court directs EOW to probe man’s black money transactions

    New Delhi: A court here has directed the Economic Offence Wing (EOW) of Delhi Police to probe alleged black money transactions of a man, who had lent the unaccounted money as loan to several persons, and take action against him.

  • Mexico uncovers tunnel for smuggling migrants into US

    Mexico City: Mexican authorities in the border city of Tijuana found a tunnel designed to smuggle people without documentation into the United States, the government said.

  • Notification for first phase of polls issued in Assam, Tripura

    Agartala/Guwahati: The notification for the first of the nine-phased Lok Sabha polls was issued Friday with this the process to constitute the 16th lower house of parliament beginning in Assam and Tripura, an official said.

  • Nepal PM has three mobile phone sets as assets!

    Kathmandu: Probably the world’s poorest head of the state, Nepalese Prime Minister Sushil Koirala lists just three ordinary mobile phones as his assets.

  • Goa: NCP keen on tie-up with like-minded parties for LS polls

    Panaji:  The Goa unit of NCP today announced formation of a committee to scout for like-minded parties to contest the forthcoming Lok Sabha elections in the state against the Congress and BJP candidates.

  • Ancient baby care centre found in sea!

    London: In a thrilling discovery, scientists have found new fossil species revealing parental care of the young from 450 million years ago.

  • G K Pillai quits as MCX-SX Chairman as CBI probes licence

    Mumbai/New Delhi: Former Home Secretary G K Pillai today resigned as Chairman of MCX Stock Exchange, even as the government and market regulator Sebi tried to assuage concerns arising out of the bourse coming under CBI scanner.

  • Pakistan may free non-combatant Taliban prisoners

    Islamabad:The Pakistan government, along with the Pakistan Ulema Council, is considering releasing non-combatant Taliban prisoners without accommodating any demands from the militant group.