Free Press Journal
  • Plane emergency reported at Philly airport

    Philadelphia: Passengers were evacuated from a Florida-bound plane at Philadelphia International Airport after a mechanical failure.

  • Sri Lanka to rely on NAM nations at UNHRC

    Colombo: Sri Lanka has sought the support of Non Aligned Movement (NAM) nations to ward off the US sponsored rights resolution against it at the next UN Human Rights Council meet in Geneva.

  • Gunmen kill Sikh hakeem in northwest Pakistan

    Peshawar: A prominent Sikh ‘hakeem’ and his assistant have been gunned down in a busy market in Pakistan’s northwest Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.

  • Japan PM Abe says ‘no change’ to wartime sex slave apology

    Tokyo:  Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said today that his government would not revise a landmark 1993 “comfort women” apology, and said he was “deeply pained” by the suffering of women drawn into a system of wartime brothels.

  • 3 killed in China knife attack

    Beijing:  At least three persons were killed in knife attacks by unidentified assailants on civilians in a central Chinese city today, just two weeks after a deadly stabbing attack at a train station left 33 people dead.

  • SC agrees to hear PIL on INS Sindhuratna tragedy

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court today agreed to hear a PIL seeking a court-monitored probe into the fire tragedy in submarine INS Sindhuratna and a compensation of Rs 1 crore each for relatives of the two Navy officers who died.

  • Maoists torch legislator’s petrol vend in Bihar

    Patna: A group of armed Maoist guerrillas in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur district set on fire a petrol vend owned by a BJP legislator after he refused to pay them levy, police said Friday.

  • SC to hear PIL on defence equipments

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court Friday said that it will hear a PIL March 28 seeking directions to the government to expeditiously make available to defence sources equipments and spares as and when sought by them.

  • Software to help design health care products

    Washington: In a first, researchers have developed a computer-aided design tool to create genetic languages to guide the design of biological systems.

  • Arvind Kejriwal

    Kejriwal alleges whole media is sold, backtracks later

    New Delhi:  Kicking off a fresh controversy, Arvind Kejriwal has alleged that the whole media is “sold” and “heavy amounts” have been paid to promote BJP’s prime ministerial nominee Narendra Modi.

  • Five-second food rule may be real: Study

    London: Biologists have suggested that consuming food dropped on the floor within 5 seconds, which is famously known as the ‘five-second rule’, is actually fine.

  • ED summons Reliance Media Works top brass for questioning

    Mumbai: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) issued notices to two top officials of the Anil Ambani-owned Reliance Media Works Private Ltd., to appear before it this week in connection with a matter related to the conversion of Adlabs Limited into Reliance Media Works Limited.

  • Arvind Kejriwal's Road Show

    Kejriwal kick-starts roadshow in Nagpur

    Nagpur: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal kick-started a roadshow in Nagpur’s Wardha region on Friday.

  • malaysia Plane Crash

    Search for missing Malaysian plane expands to Indian Ocean

    Washington/Kuala Lumpur: US officials helping in efforts to locate a missing Malaysian plane today said they are shifting their search to the Indian Ocean region amid reports that the aircraft could have flown for several hours before it disappeared nearly a week ago.

  • Coal India executives call off strike

    New Delhi: Coal India executives, who were protesting against non-fulfilment of their demands including performance-related pay, have called off their strike after talks with the management.

  • Sun emits mid-level solar flare

    Washington: NASA spotted the sun emitting a mid-level solar flare on Wednesday.

  • Rupee down 30 paise against dollar in early trade

    Mumbai: The rupee lost 30 paise to 61.47 against the US dollar in early trade today on the Interbank Foreign Exchange market due to increased demand for the American currency from importers amid appreciation of the greenback overseas.

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