Free Press Journal
  • Iran denies it summoned Facebook CEO to court

    Tehran: An Iranian prosecutor today denied reports that a local judge ordered Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg to appear in court to answer complaints by individuals who say Facebook-owned applications Instagram and Whatsapp violate their privacy.

  • HC declines to entertain plea seeking ban on Kejriwal’s letter

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court today declined to entertain a plea seeking a ban on publication and circulation of Arvind Kejriwal’s letter questioning orders sending him to judicial custody and also levelling allegations against BJP leader Nitin Gadkari.

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    Former Pakistan President Zardari acquitted in graft case

    Islamabad: Former Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari was today acquitted in a corruption case related to the illegal construction of a polo ground at the Prime Minister House when his wife Benazir Bhutto was the premier.

  • Three Naxals held in Chhattisgarh

    Raipur: Three Naxals were today arrested from separate places in the insurgency-hit Dantewada district of Chhattisgarh, police said.

  • EU police group: Terror threat still acute

    The Hague: The European Union’s police organisation says the threat of terrorism across the 28-nation bloc is “acute and diverse,” despite a fall in the number of attacks last year.

  • New govt asks CIL to prepare action plan to enhance output

    New Delhi:  State-owned Coal India (CIL) has been asked by the new government to prepare an action plan for enhancing output over the next five years and fast-track the completion of projects and expansion of existing coal mines.

  • Row over Article 370 escalates

    Srinagar/New Delhi: The row over Article 370 escalated today with Chief Minister Omar Abdullah asking the Centre to make known the “stakeholders” it was talking to for repealing special status to Jammu and Kashmir and RSS saying no one should take any offence to a call for a debate.

  • Iran reports its first 2 cases of MERS virus

    Tehran: Iranian media say the country has recorded its first two cases of the potentially fatal Middle East respiratory virus, first reported in Saudi Arabia two years ago.

  • Police draw court’s flak for not probing properly Tunda case

    New Delhi: A city court today disapproved of the Delhi Police’s handling of a case lodged in 1996 relating to recovery of explosives against Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) bomb expert Abdul Karim Tunda, saying there was no proper investigation.

  • Modi vows support for Afghanistan

    Kabul: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has vowed to lend its all-round support to Afghanistan under the bilateral partnership agreement between the two countries.

  • Modi assures support to Bhutan

    Thimphu: Bhutan’s Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi have agreed to commence four new joint-venture hydroelectric projecta with a capacity to generate 2120 MW, media here reported Wednesday.

  • Spain in doubt about reigning again in Brazil

    Madrid: Despite reigning world champions Spain being one of the hot favourites, the 2014 World Cup will perhaps be a tournament too far for them.

  • Policy soon for cleaning Ganga, other rivers: Uma

    New Delhi: The government will work out a policy initiative for cleaning the Ganga river and other important water bodies of the country, union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti said Wednesday.