Free Press Journal
  • Hindu temple attacked, set on fire in Pakistan

    Karachi: A Hindu temple has been desecrated and set on fire by unidentified persons in Pakistan’s southern Sindh province, two weeks ahead of an annual fair at the holy site.

  • ACB books 16 medical dept officials for fraud in Bundi

    Bundi (Raj): The ACB has booked 16 officials of Bundi district’s Medical and Health department for embezzlement of over Rs 22 lakhs from National Rural Health Mission and Pulse Polio Control Programme funds.

  • EC sets in motion poll process in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry

    Chennai: The poll process for 39 Lok Sabha constituencies in Tamil Nadu amd the lone seat in neighbouring Puducherry that would face voting on April 24 was today set in motion with issue of notification by electoral authorities.

  • US unit offers India to co-develop, test carbon capture tech

    Washington: With India relying heavily on coal-fired power plants to meet its electricity needs, a major US’ research facility has offered Indian tech experts, scientists and companies the opportunity to co-develop and test technologies related to carbon capture.

  • Will quit politics if allegations proved: Sabir Ali

    New Delhi: Sabir Ali, Janata Dal-United leader expelled from the party, Saturday defended himself and said if a single allegation against him is proved, he would quit politics.

  • Peace accord with Meghalaya rebels after polls, says official

    Shillong: The final peace accord with the A’chik National Volunteer Council (ANVC) in Meghalaya’s Garo Hills is likely to be finalised after the formation of a new government at the centre, a home ministry official said Friday.

  • Salman Khan keen to produce sports-based film

    Mumbai: Bollywood star Salman Khan, who unveiled the music of an upcoming sports-based film “Khwaabb” here, is himself tempted to produce a movie inspired by a sport.

  • Initiate steps to rebuild Ram Temple in Ayodhya: Swamy

    2G scam: Swamy tells court he is collecting material for plea

    New Delhi:  BJP leader Subramanian Swamy today told a Delhi court that he was collecting material in  support of his petition seeking summoning of a written statement given by former Telecom Minister A Raja to JPC in connection with 2G scam.

  • Shallow quake rocks Los Angeles

    Los Angeles:  A shallow 5.1-magnitude earthquake rocked the Los Angeles area, the US Geological Survey said, causing some minor damage and stopping rides at Disneyland.

  • Independent nominee seeks removal of ceiling fans from booths

    Visakhapatnam: An Independent candidate contesting local body election in the district has written to the Election Commission seeking removal of ceiling fans from the polling booths ahead of the voting tomorrow.

  • Social worker dead

    Burdwan (WB): Social worker and inductrialist Anil Kumar Lahiri died in Kolkata in the early hours today.

  • Rita Bahuguna Joshi defends party candidate Masood

    New Delhi: Congress leader Rita Bahuguna Joshi Saturday defended party member Imran Masood, arrested earlier in the day for threatening BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, and said removing him won’t be a “wise” decision.

  • Thai protesters launch mass rally

    Bangkok: Thai anti-government protestors Saturday launched a mass rally in Bangkok to push for a national reform before new general elections.

  • Oppn targets ruling AIADMK on power issue

    Madurai: With rival parties stepping up campaign for the April 27 Lok Sabha polls in Tamil Nadu, the opposition has targeted the ruling AIAMDK on the power outage issue even as Chief Minister Jayalalithaa assured voters that the problem would be solved by June.

  • Sri Lankans vote in provincial council polls

    Colombo: Sri Lankans went to polls Saturday to elect representatives to provincial counils, which in a way might be a form of referendum on a resolution against Sri Lanka adopted at the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva.