Free Press Journal
  • Court agrees to hear plea against security to tainted MPs

    New Delhi: A Delhi court today agreed to hear a plea filed by a local resident seeking order to restrain the police and other central forces from providing security to newly-elected tainted MPs.

  • Delhi HC seeks Centre, ASI response to Tata project in Chandigarh

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has asked the Centre, ASI, Chandigarh government and Tata Camelot Housing Colony to file their responses to a plea seeking quashing of sanction and approval granted for execution of Tata’s project in the vicinity of Sukhna Lake in Chandigarh.

  • PCC Chief, Leader of Oppn in Assembly quit posts

    Puducherry: Owning moral responsibility forthe defeat in the lone Lok Sabha seat here, PCC President, A VSubramanian and Leader of the Opposition in the Assembly, V Vaithilingam today quit their respective posts.

  • Seven dead in US college shooting: police

    Los Angeles: Seven people were killed and seven others wounded in a mass shooting at a college town in
    southern California, Santa Barbara County Sheriff Bill Brown said today.

  • CPI(M) welcomes “diplomatic gestures” between India, Pak

    Srinagar: The CPI(M) in Jammu and Kashmir today welcomed the “diplomatic gestures” shown by India and Pakistan with regard to the the invitation to, and its acceptance by, Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to the swearing-in ceremony of Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi.

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    Italian court allows India to partially encash Agusta bank guarantees

    New Delhi: Lifting a freeze partially, an Italian court has allowed India to encash bank guarantees worth about Rs 1,818 crore deposited by AgustaWestland in a bank there in the VVIP chopper deal which has been scrapped because of bribery allegations.

  • How bats fine-tune flight with tiny muscles

    New York: Bats are the only mammals to have developed the capacity to fly and to find their prey. They can maneuvre flight in difficult environment in ways that birds cannot.

  • Big B congratulates Naidu on TDP victory in AP polls

    Hyderabad” Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan today congratulated Telugu Desam president N Chandrababu Naidu over his party’s victory in the recent elections in Andhra Pradesh.

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    Mixed reaction within Cong on Sharif’s nod to Modi invite

    New Delhi: Reactions in Congress varied from caution to commendation over Pakistan premier Nawaz Sharif’s acceptance of the invitation to attend Prime Minister-elect Narendra Modi’s oath-taking ceremony.

  • Free “Namo fish”, to celebrate Modi assuming office

    Chennai:  After ‘NaMo tea stalls’ and mobile fish stalls of a similar moniker used for campaigning in the Lok Sabha polls, the state BJP has hit upon the idea of distributing ‘NaMo fish’ free of cost to the public on May 26, the day Narendra Modi assumes office as Prime Minister.

  • Pope Francis arrives in Jordan for Mideast trip

    Amman: Pope Francis arrived today in Jordan, kicking off a three-day trip to the Middle East that will see him get a firsthand look at the plight of Syrian refugees and witness the toll the civil war next door is taking on Jordan.

  • Anti-terror outfit’s chairman M S Bitta praises Modi

    Jodhpur: All India Anti-Terrorist Front (AIATF) chairman Maninderjeet Singh Bitta today praised Prime Minister elect Narendra Modi for being “determined” to address the issue of terrorism and for inviting Pakistan premier Nawaz Sharif for his swearing-in ceremony.

  • Al Qaeda militants kill 31 in Yemen

    Sanaa: At least 31 people were killed in multiple attacks launched by suspected Al Qaeda militants in Yemen, an official said Saturday.

  • Jet Airways starts third Delhi flight from Kathmandu

    Kathmandu: Indian private carrier Jet Airways has increased its frequency on the Kathmandu-Delhi sector by launching a third daily flight, the airline announced here.

  • Magnitude 6.4 quake reported in Greece

    Thessaloniki (Greece): An earthquake beneath the sea shook northern Greece today, and at least one person
    was reported to be injured, police said.

  • Gowda to attend Modi’s swearing in

    Bangalore: Former Prime Minister and JD(S) supremo H D Deve Gowda will be attending Prime Minister (designate) Narendra Modi’s swearing-in ceremony on Monday.