Free Press Journal
  • Delhi celebrates Holi with gaiety

    New Delhi:  Delhi Monday celebrated Holi with the usual enthusiasm, men and women drenching one another with colour.

  • Holi frenzy grips Krishna land

     Holi festivities gripped the Krishna land here Sunday with a riot of colours and devotional prayers in temples dotting the region.
    Vrindavan temples were enveloped in colourful clouds of gulal. Saffron colour made from fragrant flowers was sprinkled on the devout. The central point of celebrations was the Bankey Bihari temple.

  • Holi frenzy grips Krishna land

    Vrindavan/Mathura:  Holi festivities gripped the Krishna land here Sunday with a riot of colours and devotional prayers in temples dotting the region.

  • Crimea votes ‘yes’ to reunification with Russia in referendum

     Crimeans voted overwhelmingly to reunify with Russia, according to preliminary results from the controversial referendum held Sunday in the Crimean Peninsula, which has been part of Ukraine since Russia turned it over to that then-Soviet republic in 1954.
    Although definitive results will not be released until Monday, on Lenin Square in Simferopol, the capital of this largely Russian-speaking autonomous Ukrainian region, several thousand

  • Lebanon car bombing kills four

    Beirut: At least four people were killed and seven wounded when a suicide bomber exploded his car Sunday night at Nabi Othman town in eastern Lebanon, the media reported Monday.

  • US not to recognize Crimean referendum: Obama

    Washington: President Barack Obama has said the US will not recognize the Crimean referendum and vowed to impose fresh sanctions on Russia.

  • One killed in CISF firing at Tamil Nadu plant

    Chennai: A contract worker was killed Monday when a CISF personnel opened fired following an argument with a group of workers at the Neyveli Lignite Corporation (NLC) plant in Tamil Nadu, an official said.

  • Landline subscribers shrank 0.59 percent in January

    New Delhi: The subscriber base for the wireline – better known as landline – fell from 28.89 million at the end of December 2013 to 28.72 million at the end of January 2014, new data has revealed.

  • Six injured in clashes in Bengal

    Kolkata: Six people were injured, with three receiving bullet injuries, in clashes Monday between political activists in two places in West Bengal.

  • Ex IPS officer wants votes, not salutes, from cops

    Thiruvananthapuram: Those days when his mere entry into a police station would trigger a symphony of salutes are long gone. But 44-year-old Ajith Joy, a former Indian Police Service (IPS) and now an AAP candidate from Thiruvananthapuram, takes it in his stride.

  • Odisha celebrates Holi with fervour

    Bhubaneswar: Millions of people across Odisha Monday celebrated Holi with religious fervour and gaiety.

  • Lakhs converge at Anandpur Sahib for Hola Mohalla

    Anandpur Sahib (Punjab): Lakhs of devotees converged Monday at Gurdwara Keshgarh Sahib here in Punjab to be part of the Hola Mohalla celebrations which coincide with the Holi festival.

  • Congress leaders in Seemandhra to launch ‘bus yatra’

    Hyderabad:  Congress leaders in Seemandhra have decided to hit the roads on a ‘bus yatra’ to enthuse party cadres ahead of the tough electoral battle it faces in the region following the division of Andhra Pradesh.

  • AAP confident, BJP dismisses Kejriwal threat

    New Delhi:  The BJP Monday dismissed AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal as no threat to its prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi but the Aam Aadmi Party said it was ready for a showdown in Varanasi.