Free Press Journal
  • Afghan landslide toll 2,000, India offers help

    Kabul/New Delhi: The toll in Friday’s landslide in Afghanistan has been put at 2,000 by rescue officials as India Saturday offered assistance in relief and rehabilitation efforts.

  • Man allegedly kills daughter, kills self two days later

    Nashik: In a tragic incident, Somnath Choudhari (35), resident of Mokapada in Surgana tehsil of the district, allegedly hanged himself last night having murdered his 20-year-old daughter, police today said.

  • Toll in BTADC area in Assam 32, NIA to investigate further

    Guwahati: Nine more bodies were recovered today taking the toll to 32 in violence unleashed by NDFB-Songbijit militants in BTADC area in two of Assam’s Bodoland Territorial Administration Districts since Thursady, as state government deciding that NIA would determine those responsible for the mayhem.

  • Saha cracks unbeaten fifty to help KXIP to 168/5

    Mumbai: Wicketkeeper Wriddhiman Saha cracked his maiden half century of the season to help table toppers Kings XI Punjab compile a challenging 168 for five against defending champions Mumbai Indians in their Indian Premier League match here today.

  • Malaysia police arrest 11th terror suspect

    Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia today said it has detained 11 suspected Islamist militants over the past few days, terming them as threats to national security and did not rule out more arrests soon.

  • Indian walkers set two national records in China

    Taicang (China): Indian walkers notched up two national records at the IAAF World Race Walking Cup while two other men walkers managed to produce their personal bests in the prestigious championship here Saturday.

  • prakash karat

    Anti-Cong mood being misinterpreted as Modi wave: Karat

    New Delhi: CPI(M) today dismissed any wave for BJP or its Prime Ministerial nominee Narendra Modi, saying it was an anti-Congress wave which would favour the regional parties as well.

  • Know why you can’t resist those desserts

    New York: If you often give in to temptations of those yummy sinful desserts or mouth-watering pizza you come across in the advertisements, the reason may lie in the interplay of brain activity related to reward and self-control.

  • Maha Govt in damage control mode after anti-Dalit incidents

    Mumbai: In an apparent damage control exercise after recent incidents of “honour killing” of a Dalit boy in Ahmednagar district and boycott of Dalits in Buldhana district, two senior Maharashtra ministers today visited the concerned villages and announced relief measures.

  • Do you exactly know what you just said?

    London: You may find the question a bit awkward and even inconsequential if you have assumed all along that you knew what you said before you actually said it.

  • Assam Minister blames extremist elements for attack

    Guwahati, (Assam): State minister for border areas development in Assam Siddique Ahmed on Saturday said that extremist elements in Bodoland People’s Front (BPF) are responsible for the recent violence that killed more than 31 people in the state.

  • 23 hours on, 3-year-old girl stuck in borewell loses battle

    Bhavnagar: A three-year-old girl who had fallen into an abandoned borewell at Vadod village in Bhavnagar district of Gujarat died today despite a relentless 23-hour rescue operation even as the child slipped deeper into the soil.

  • Gogoi seeks NIA probe into Assam violence

    Guwahati: Ass am Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi today asked for a probe by NIA into the violence by Bodo militant group NDFB(S) in the state and vowed to apprehend those responsible for the killings.

  • Modi gave more money to Adani than what we invest in MNREGA

    Amethi: Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday alleged that Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi gave away more money to businessman Gautam Adani than what the Congress-led UPA Government invests in the MNREGA scheme in one year.