Free Press Journal
  • Sushma Swaraj

    India wants good relations with Pak: Swaraj

    New Delhi: India wants “good” relations with Pakistan but the neighbouring country must stop terror activities directed against it as talks will get subdued under the “din” of bomb blasts, Sushma Swaraj said after taking charge as External Affairs Minister today.

  • Netanyahu describes Jerusalem as ‘heart’ of Israel

    Jerusalem: Israel’s hawkish Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has described Jerusalem as the “heart of the nation” and vowed to preserve the holy city “as the undivided capital of Israel” for eternity, a position that can derail the fragile peace process with the Palestinians.

  • Tripura wants liberal central assistance for small states

    Agartala: The Left Front government in Tripura wants Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led central government should be generous to provide economic support to small states, a minister said here Wednesday.

  • 21 killed in UP road accidents

    Lucknow: At least 21 people were killed Wednesday in two road accidents in Uttar Pradesh, officials said.

  • Girl drowns in pond

    Muzaffarnagar: A 12-year-old girl died after she drowned in a pond in Kulheri village here, police said today.

  • Sexual harassment case: Court pulls up cops for improper probe

    New Delhi: Delhi Police has been pulled up by a court here for not conducting a proper probe in a sexual harassment case in which the accused youth has been acquitted as the FIR was lodged by pressurising the girl to depose against her lover.

  • Great Barrier Reef under threat from water runoff: study

    Melbourne: Australia should improve its land management practices in order to prevent unnecessary sediment runoff that is affecting the health of the ecologically sensitive Great Barrier Reef (GRB),  according to a new study.

  • HC notice to Centre on plea alleging govt land encroachment

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court today sought response of the Centre and the city government on a society’s plea seeking “removal” of the alleged illegal constructions on government land in village Chhattarpur here.

  • Uma questions educational qualification of Sonia Gandhi

    New Delhi: Hitting back at Congress for taking a jibe at HRD Minister Smriti Irani’s educational qualification, Union Minister Uma Bharti today questioned the educational qualification of its party president Sonia Gandhi.

  • TDP demands ‘Bharat Ratna’ for late NT Rama Rao

    Hyderabad:Paying tributes to its founder-president and former Chief Minister N T Rama Rao on his 91st birth anniversary, the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) today urged the Centre to confer Bharat Ratna, the country’s highest civilian honour, on him.

  • 2G case: CBI says Balwa’s petition has sinister design

    New Delhi: CBI today argued in a special court that the petition filed by Swan Telecom promoter Shahid Usman Balwa, seeking permission to withdraw answers given by him earlier to court in the 2G scam case trial, was nothing but a “sinister design” to take the court for a “ride”.

  • Mahinda Rajapaksa

    India’s leadership crucial for SAARC, says Sri Lanka

    Colombo: Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa on meeting new Indian Prime Minister said that he looks forward to working with India in taking forward SAARC ventures, media reported Wednesday.

  • Punjab plans mega food park in Ludhiana

    Chandigarh:  Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today gave in-principle approval for setting up a Rs 150-crore mega food park at Ladowal in Ludhiana to promote food processing industry in the state.

  • Shabana Azmi meets Nawaz Sharif

    New Delhi:Veteran actress Shabana Azmi met Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif at a tea party hosted by a steel tycoon here last evening.

  • Pak media appears skeptical about outcome of Sharif’s visit

    Islamabad: Pakistan media today appeared skeptical about the outcome of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s visit to India and his first meeting with Indian counterpart Narendra Modi, who cleverly bought himself goodwill internationally, but he did so in a way that conceded nothing.