Free Press Journal
  • 85 police officers transferred in B’desh over abductions

    Dhaka: Amid a national outrage over the abduction and killing of seven people, authorities today transferred all 85 police officers in a central Bangladeshi town and launched a high-level probe into the alleged role of the country’s elite anti-crime force in the incident.

  • ANC gets commanding victory in South Africa polls

    Johannesburg: South Africa’s ruling ANC today won a fifth consecutive term, paving the way for President Jacob Zuma to return to power for a second term, despite huge controversies including claims of corruption during his first innings.

  • 5 injured as police fire tear gas at Thai protesters

    Bangkok: At least five persons were injured today as Thai police fired water cannons and tear gas at opposition protesters who launched an “all out final battle” to topple the government, raising concerns that the country’s prolonged political crisis could worsen.

  • Khemka accuses Haryana govt of victimising him

    Chandigarh: Haryana’s whistleblower IAS officer Ashok Khemka has accused the state government of victimising him and sitting over his performance appraisal report for the period 2012-2013, the time he acted against land scams and cancelled mutation of the land deal between Robert Vadra and DLF.

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    PM’s failure to fight corruption led to govt’s undoing: Baru

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s “failure” to be assertive against corruption led to his government’s undoing and “rise” of Narendra Modi and Arvind Kejriwal, according to his former media advisor Sanjaya Baru.

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    Use of unch, neech terms don’t look good: Modi to Sonia

    Motihari: Raking up the caste issue, Narendra Modi today charged Congress with starting the politics of “untouchability and hatred” and Sonia Gandhi of resorting to “unch aur neech” politics for salvaging the “lost political ground” in the ongoing elections.

  • PlanComm study praises Gujarat for land approvals

    New Delhi: Within days of a DIPP report praising Gujarat, a Planning Commission sponsored study lists Narendra Modi led Gujarat as one of top performing states in the country in terms of business regulatory environment.

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    Fire on naval ship in Mumbai; three hurt

    Mumbai: Three persons including a navy personnel today received burn injuries after a fire broke out onboard INS Ganga, which was going through routine maintenance and refit at the Naval Dockyard here.

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    Kejriwal begins roadshow; says confident of record victory

    Varanasi: A day after Narendra Modi drove through this temple town, his opponent AAP’s Arvind Kejriwal today began his roadshow from rural parts of the constituency and took a jibe at the BJP’s Prime Ministerial candidate’s “helicopter” visit.

  • Girl’s visit to Sabarimala, five officials found guilty

    Thiruvananthapuram: A departmental probe report has found five officials guilty of allowing the 11-year-old daughter of Sabarimala temple Chief Priest to visit the shrine, where entry of women in the age group of 10-50 is barred.

  • PMT scam: 1,045 unfair admissions cancelled in MP

    Bhopal: With a Pre-Medical Test (PMT) scam coming to light in Madhya Pradesh and a subsequent probe into it, so far 1,045 admissions secured through alleged unfair practices have been cancelled in the state’s various medical colleges.

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    Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Plaza coming up in Texas

    Washington: A seven-foot tall bronze statue of India’s freedom movement leader will be the centrepiece of the Mahatma Gandhi Memorial of North Texas with walls inscribed with some of his quotes.

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    I am indebted to Salman for whatever I am today: Himesh

    Mumbai: Musician-actor Himesh Reshammiya, who is gearing up for the release of his musical-thriller ‘The Xpose’, says he will always be indebted to mentor Salman Khan for his continuous love and support.