Free Press Journal
  • Deora under fire from Cong leaders

    New Delhi: As the blame game continued in Congress over its worst ever poll debacle in Lok Sabha elections, Milind Deora, who had questioned the role of Rahul Gandhi’s advisors as well as “those who take the advice” has come under fire from party leaders.

  • Syria’s Assad thanks Russia for its help

    Damascus: Syrian President Bashar al-Assad today thanked key ally Moscow for its support during a meeting in Damascus with a Russian delegation led by deputy premier Dimitry Rogozin, state media said.

  • Protester-kicking Erdogan aide fired: report

    Ankara: A top aide to Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan who sparked global outrage after being
    photographed kicking an anti-government protester has been fired, a report said today.

  • Microbes routinely flout DNA code

    New York: Contrary to popular assumptions that all living creatures follow the instructions encoded into DNA, organisms routinely flout the genetic rules.

  • Five killed in Somalia car bomb explosion

    Mogadishu: At least five suspected militants were killed Saturday in Somalia when a car bomb exploded outside the country’s parliament, a police official said.

  • Tense Ukraine counts down to key vote

    Kiev: Ukraine was counting down today to a presidential election seen as crucial to its very survival after months of turmoil that has driven the country to the brink of civil war.

  • Ex-KGB General says Snowden working for Russia’s FSB

    Washington: Ex-KGB Major General Oleg Kalugin has reportedly claimed that former NSA contractor Edward Snowden is currently working as a consultant or technical advisor for Russia’s Federal Security Service.

  • HC quashes FIR against NYC cop for carrying bullets to India

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has quashed a FIR lodged against a New York City policeman for having bullets in his possession when he arrived in India in March this year on the ground that he had brought the ammunition here by mistake.

  • Crocodile kills fisherman in Philippines

    Manila: A crocodile killed a fisherman in the Philippines and was discovered by coast guard workers with the man still locked in its jaws, an official said today.

  • No need to be pessimistic over Modi: Kerala minister

    Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala’s Finance Minister K. M. Mani Saturday said there was no need to be pessimistic over BJP leader Narendra Modi becoming India’s next prime minister.

  • US drone deployed in Japan for first time

    Tokyo: A US surveillance drone arrived at an air base in northern Japan today for the first deployment of
    the spy aircraft in the country, the US Air Force said.

  • NIA gets custody of two IM operatives involved in twin blasts

    Hyderabad: A local court today allowed National Investigation Agency (NIA) to take custody of two alleged Indian Mujahideen operatives – Tahsin Akhtar alias Monu and Zia-ur Rahman alias Waqas – involved in the 2013 Dilsukhnagar twin blasts case, for questioning.

  • Mathematics aside, we just want to win: Pollard

    Mumbai: Thrilled at the defeat of their main challengers — Rajasthan Royals — for the remaining play-off spot, key Mumbai Indians player Kieron Pollard said today that a crunch IPL game is on tomorrow against the Jaipur franchise at the Wankhede Stadium.

  • Al-Qaeda fighters kill 16 troops in Yemen attack

    Sanaa: Al-Qaeda militants in Yemen launched a major attack targeting army, security and government buildings in a southern city, killing at least 16 troops overnight, security and military officials said today.