Free Press Journal
  • Prayuth Chan Ocha

    US suspends aid to Thailand; US Army chief calls Thai general

    Washington: The US has suspended its military aid to Thailand in the wake of a bloodless coup there, as chief of the US Army called his Thai counterpart urging him to return the country to democratic rule.

  • arvind kejriwal

    G R Gopinath quits AAP, criticises Kejriwal’s actions

    New Delhi: G R Gopinath, pioneer of low-cost air travel in India, today quit Aam Admi Party, which is reeling under Lok Sabha poll debacle, citing growing differences with the leadership and its ways and criticised Arvind Kejriwal’s recent actions.

  • India wants ‘zero tolerance’ for terrorism

    United Nations: India has said it will not support any resolution adopted after an ongoing review of the UN Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy that dilutes efforts to combat the menace of terrorism, for which there should be zero tolerance.

  • Law panel’s steps to tackle opinion polls, paid news

    New Delhi: Amid an ongoing debate on freedom of media, the Law Commission has floated a consultation paper to help it recommend an approach to be adopted in tackling issues like opinion polls, paid news, media regulation and use of social media.

  • Six security personnel killed in Pak blast

    Islamabad: Six soldiers were killed today when an improvised explosive devise (IED) planted by militants
    targeted a security forces convoy in northwest Pakistan.

  • Narendra Modi

    Modi has hit diplomatic sixer by inviting Sharif: Natwar Singh

    New Delhi: Former external affairs minister K.Natwar Singh on Saturday said Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi has hit a diplomatic sixer even before taking oath by inviting Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to India to attend the event.

  • Shahbaz Sharif briefs Army Chief on Nawaz’s India visit

    Lahore:  Nawaz Sharif’s younger brother Shahbaz has taken Pakistan Army Chief Gen Raheel Sharif into confidence about the Premier’s decision to accept India’s invitation to attend the swearing-in ceremony of Prime Minister-elect Narendra Modi.

  • Moderate quake jolts Chinese county, 12 injured

    Beijing: At least 12 people were injured and thousands of structures damaged when a moderate 5.6-magnitude earthquake jolted a county in southwest China early today.

  • BJD to adopt positive approach towards new government

    Bhubaneswar: BJD today said it will adopt a positive approach towards the new NDA government at the Centre and support it on certain issues in the interest of Odisha and the country.

  • India wants ‘zero tolerance’ for terrorism

    United Nations: India has said it will not support any resolution adopted after an ongoing review of the UN Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy that dilutes efforts to combat the menace of terrorism, for which there should be zero tolerance.

  • Yechury says not offered to quit CPI(M) Politburo

    New Delhi: Senior CPI(M) leader Sitaram Yechury today dismissed reports that he had offered to quit the Politburo in view of his party’s poor show in the recent Lok Sabha elections.

  • Women not immune from snoring-stroke connection

    New York: It is not only men who are at risk of stroke linked to obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). A study has found that the link between OSA and stroke may be just as strong among women too.

  • Jayaswal Neco denies coal scam allegations, confirms CBI probe

    Mumbai: Jayaswal Neco Industries Ltd, against which the Central Bureau of Investigation has reportedly filed a first information report in the coal block allocation scam, today denied the charges that have reportedly been levelled against the company in the FIR.

  • Imphal residents celebrate Rongali Bihu

    Imphal: The Asom Samaj Manipur organised the Rongali Bihu Celebration at Devlaya (Kalibari), Thangal Bazar, recently.

  • Bhartruhari Mahtab appointed BJD leader in Lok Sabha

    Bhubaneswar: Senior Biju Janata Dal (BJD) leader Bhartruhari Mahtab will be the party’s leader in the Lok Sabha, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said here Saturday.

  • DST-Lockheed Martin IIGP scales new heights

    New Delhi: Underlining the programme commitment to enhance the growth and development of India’s entrepreneurial economy, the DST-Lockheed Martin India Innovation Growth Programme (IIGP) entered its eighth year on a new high with a record 1300 applications being received from sectors as diverse as healthcare, textiles, agriculture, defense and food processing.