Free Press Journal
  • Missing Malaysian Plane

    MH370 searchers rule out large Indian Ocean area as crash zone

    Sydney: The search for the missing Malaysian jet suffered yet another blow today after Australia ruled out a large area in the Indian Ocean where four acoustic signals were detected as the final resting place of the plane.

  • Pinaka rockets successfully test-fired

    Balasore (Odisha): Indigenously developed Pinaka rockets, capable of destroying enemy positions at 40 kms-range with rapid salvos, were today successfully test- fired thrice from a multi-barrel launcher at an armament base in Chandipur-on-sea, near here.

  • BJP team to visit WB over reports of attacks on party workers

    New Delhi: Taking serious note of complaints of attacks on BJP workers in West Bengal following Lok Sabha polls, party President Rajnath Singh has decided to send a five-member team to the state to assess the ground situation there.

  • V K Singh

    Boost economic ties, jobs, better infra for NE states: VK Singh

    New Delhi: Enhancing infrastructure, providing job opportunities to youths and boosting economic growth in the North Eastern states will be top priority of General (Retd) V K Singh, who assumed charge as Minister for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER) today.

  • gold shopping

    Gold hits 11-month low of Rs 27,500 on weak global cues

    New Delhi: Extending its downward journey for the fourth straight session, gold prices tumbled by Rs 200 to hit nearly 11-month low of Rs 27,500 per ten grams in the national capital today amid a weak trend in global markets.

  • High BP medicines may increase vision loss risk

    New York:Certain blood pressure lowering medications may have dangerous side effects as researchers have found a link between taking vasodilators and developing early-stage age-related macular degeneration (AMD) that could lead to vision loss and blindness.

  • Woman passenger pushed out of train by TTE; dies

    Jalgaon (Mah): A woman passenger was killed today as she was run over by an Express train here after being allegedly pushed by the Travel Ticket Examiner (TTE) from an AC coach, police said.

  • Pak Army wants to keep Kashmir issue alive: American scholar

    Washington: Pakistan’s Army does not want the Kashmir issue to be resolved as this would pose a serious challenge to their existence and their dominance in the country’s political set up, a noted American scholar has said.

  • Protesters turn restive over delay in finding bodies

    Darbhanga: Angered by delay in finding the bodies of four labourers feared killed after an under construction bridge over river Kareh collapsed, a mob torched a JCB machine and other equipment today at Akraha village in Bihar’s Darbhanga district.

  • Nripendra Misra

    Ordinance for Misra’s appointment smacks of impropriety: Cong

    New Delhi: Congress today attacked BJP over the “urgency” of bringing in an ordinance for the appointment of former TRAI Chairman Nripendra Misra as the Prime Minister’s Principal Secretary, saying the move smacks of “impropriety”.

  • Cyber security

    Humans are the weakest link in cyber security, experts

    Dubai: Organisations are more vulnerable to cyber intrusions now than ever before. As the attacks become more sophisticated, simple security controls are not effective for tackling this growing menace, experts have said.

  • HC quashes order rejecting ST caste claim of Solapur resident

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court has quashed and set aside an order of the Caste Scrutiny Committee of Maharashtra Government which had invalidated the claim by Sunita Koli, a teacher, that she belonged to Koli Mahadev, a Scheduled Tribe.

  • Narendra Modi

    PM asks ministers to set 100-day agenda

    New Delhi: Getting down to business, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today asked his Cabinet colleagues to set a 100-day agenda with focus on efficient governance, delivery and implementation of programmes.

  • Blink enough to keep away dry eye

    New York:Dry eye is a common condition without a cure and if you are one of those suffering from the burning, gritty condition that can impair vision and damage the cornea, check if you are blinking your eyes enough.

  • Nepal releases 155 prisoners on Republic Day

    Kathmandu: Nepalese government has freed 155 prisoners serving jail terms in different prisons, as the country celebrated its 7th Republic Day today.

  • Sikkim seeks Italian visa helpdesk

    Kolkata: To simplify the process of obtaining visa, Sikkim Governor Shriniwas Patil today requested the Consul General of Italy in Kolkata to open a visa helpdesk in the north-eastern state.

  • Myanmar government, ethnic group set up conflict mediation team

    Yangon: The Myanmar government and the ethnic Kachin Independence Organisation (KIO) have formed a conflict mediation team as part of the first phase of implementing a joint monitoring mechanism, media reported Thursday.

  • Justice Mukta Gupta made permanent Delhi HC judge

    New Delhi: Justice Mukta Gupta was today administered oath by Chief Justice G Rohini as a permanent judge of the Delhi High Court after being appointed as an additional judge in 2009.