Free Press Journal
  • Xi Jinping

    China welcomes Modi’s invitation to Xi to visit India

    Beijing: China today welcomed Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s invitation to President Xi Jinping to visit India this year and said that the two countries are in touch to finalise the proposed high-level trip.

  • Kalinga-Lanka Foundation launched

    New Delhi: A “Kalinga-Lanka Foundation” has been launched to celebrate the historic links between ancient Kalinga kingdom and Sri Lanka.

  • NCDRC dismisses compensation plea over delay in bank loan

    New Delhi: NCDRC, the apex consumer forum, has dismissed a man’s plea seeking compensation from State Bank of India for delay in giving him loan, saying a bank has to make enquiries before sanctioning loan as now-a-days borrowers do not repay it smoothly.

  • Naxal held in Chhattisgarh

    Raipur: A Naxal carrying a reward on his head, was arrested with a country made revolver in Maoist-hit Jashpur district of Chhattisgarh bordering Jharkhand, police said today.

  • Do not act in haste on Article 370: Mayawati to PM

    Lucknow: BSP surpemo Mayawati today urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi not to take any step in haste on Article 370 as it might affect “unity and integrity” of the country.

  • Four arrested in Pak honour killing case

    Lahore: Pakistani police probing the brutal murder of a 25-year-old pregnant woman stoned to death in a case of honour killing today arrested four men, including her uncle.

  • Zuckerberg, wife gift USD 120M to CA schools

    Menlo Park: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, are donating USD 120 million to the San Francisco Bay Area’s public school system.

  • Hookah bars contain harmful indoor air pollution

    Washington: Frequent hookah bar visitors, beware! Water-pipe smoking creates higher levels of indoor air pollution than cigarette smoking, scientists have warned.

  • Eleven killed in northern Kenya ethnic clashes

    Nairobi: At least 11 people have been killed and several others wounded in fighting between rival clans in Wajir in Kenya’s remote northeast, police said today.

  • Indian man found dead in Sharjah police station

    Dubai: A 20-year-old Indian man being held at a Sharjah police station for alleged involvement in theft was found hanging in his cell in an apparent suicide, police said.

  • Teenage Girl Raped

    UP govt sends reports to Home Ministry on Badaun incident

    New Delhi: The Uttar Pradesh government has sent a report to the Home Ministry on the gangrape and murder of two Dalit sisters in Badaun, saying that some arrests have been made and all the guilty in the case will be punished.

  • Two constables sacked, UP govt promises fast track court

    Badaun/Azamgarh: Amidst outrage over the gangrape of two Dalit sisters in Badaun, two constables were today sacked and another accused arrested as the UP government promised to set up a fast track court to punish the culprits.

  • 2nd diver dies in search of South Korean ferry

    Seoul: A civilian diver died today during the search for people still believed trapped inside a sunken South Korean ferry, the second diver’s death in the six-week operation.

  • AP bifurcation will be smooth: Governor

    New Delhi: The bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh will be a smooth affair and all people, irrespective of their domicile, will be safe in Telangana, Governor ESL Narasimhan said today.

  • US deploys first advanced drones to Japan

    Misawa Air Base: The US Air Force has deployed two of its most advanced long-distance surveillance drones to a base in northern Japan over the past week, enhancing its ability to monitor nuclear activities in North Korea and Chinese naval operations.

  • Get clearances, go ahead: Kerala CM on Aranmula airport project

    Thiruvananthapuram: The proposed Rs.2,000-crore KGS Aranmula international airport project in Kerala can go ahead if its promoters get the required environment clearance, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said Friday.