Free Press Journal
  • Tea bags for dogs launched in UK

    London: Man’s best friend may soon want owners to put the kettle on, thanks to a British company that has launched a range of premium teabags for dogs.

  • NASA discovers huge crater on Mars

    Washington: A huge new crater on the surface of Mars – spanning half the length of a football field – has
    been discovered by a NASA spacecraft orbiting the Red Planet.

  • Rajnath Singh, Arun Jaitley and Narendra Modi

    45 ministers likely in Narendra Modi cabinet

    New Delhi: Narendra Modi was Monday set to take oath of office as India’s 14th prime minister along with 45 ministers, including key BJP leaders Rajnath Singh, Arun Jaitley, Nitin Gadkari, Sushma Swaraj, Smriti Irani, Maneka Gandhi and former army chief V.K. Singh, well informed sources said. Some of the party’s allies in the NDA will also be inducted.

  • Sensex slips into negative zone on profit booking

    Mumbai: After reclaiming the 25,000-mark by rising nearly 482 points, the BSE Sensex fell as much as 231 points on heavy profit-booking, but recovered much of the losses in the pre-close trade today.

  • Goa DGP assures fair probe in anti-Modi FB post case

    Panaji: Goa Director General of Police T Mohan today assured a fair trial in the case filed against a 33-year-old engineer, who allegedly posted comments on Facebook against Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi.

  • Nitish Kumar

    Nitish greets Modi, says he has great expectations

    Patna: Former Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today extended his greetings to the government led by his bete-noire Narendra Modi which will take charge this evening and said he has “great expectations” from it, including granting of special category status to his state.

  • Australian senator brings ‘bomb’ to parliament

    Sydney: A long-standing Australian senator today brought what he said could be a pipe bomb to the national parliament to demonstrate his view that new security regulations are unsafe.

  • Koirala to gift Pashupatinath’s replica to Modi

    Kathmandu: In a symbolic gesture, Nepal’s Prime Minister Sushil Koirala will gift a replica of Pashupatinath, a revered Hindu shrine in Kathmandu, to India’s Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi who is to be sworn-in Monday.

  • Costs won’t deter airlines from real-time tracking: ICAO

    Kuala Lumpur: Major airlines fully support global real-time tracking of their planes following the disappearance of MH370 despite the additional cost, a senior United Nations aviation official said today.

  • Trade issues to figure in Modi-Sharif talks tomorrow

    New Delhi: Trade related issues such as grant of non-discriminatory market access to Indian products are expected to figure in the bilateral meeting of Narendra Modi and Pakistan’s Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif here tomorrow.

  • sonia gandhi

    Sonia expresses grief at loss of lives in train accident

    New Delhi: Congress president Sonia Gandhi today expressed grief over the loss of lives in Gorakhdham Express accident and hoped that the Railways was taking all possible steps to help the affected passengers and their families.

  • Chandy seeks time from Modi

    Kochi: Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Monday said he has sought an appointment with Narendra Modi who is set to be sworn-in prime minister.

  • China turns motorway into military airstrip: reports

    Beijing: China has flown warplanes on to and from a civilian road for the first time, state media said today, a technique which could be used for “emergency landings during wartime”.

  • Molestation case:Man spared jail considering daughters’ trauma

    New Delhi: A man held guilty of molesting a girl in a bus has been spared a jail term by a Delhi court which said though such offences are on the rise, yet it would be “traumatic” and “stigmatic” for the growing up daughters of the convict if he was put behind the bars.

  • Saw-wielding man attacks Japan girl group AKB48

    Tokyo: Two teenage members of Japanese girl group AKB48 were in hospital today after being attacked by a man wielding a saw at one of the band’s regular meet-the-fans events, managers said.

  • Report: Police detain 15 in Istanbul raids

    Istanbul: Turkish media reports say police have launched dawn raids on at least three Istanbul neighbourhoods, including one that was the scene of violent anti-government protests last week, and detained at least 15 people.

  • End of road for NASA’s Spitzer space telescope

    Washington: Faced with a budget crunch, NASA is likely to shutter its Spitzer space telescope, an infrared space observatory, the fourth and final of NASA’s Great Observatories.

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