Free Press Journal
  • Have put behind controversial London Games loss, says Manoj

    Mumbai: The controversial pre-quarterfinal loss in the London Olympics still rankles him, but Indian boxer Manoj Kumar insists he has put it behind him and concentrating on future challenges which include the upcoming Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

  • Oman foreign minister to vist India Tuesday

    New Delhi: Oman Foreign Minister Yousuf bin Alawi bin Abdullah will visit India on June 3, an external affairs ministry official said Monday.

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    Security does not depend on someone’s ‘whims and fancies’: MoS

    New Delhi: In the wake of Priyanka Gandhi asking the SPG to withdraw exemptions given to her family from security checks, Union Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju today asked why she was trying score a “brownie point” as security does not depend on “someone’s whims and fancies”.

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    Oppn slams Maha govt for flip-flop over ministers’ swearing-in

    Mumbai: Opposition in the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly today criticised the Congress-NCP government for flip-flop over the timing of swearing–in of two ministers ahead of the monsoon session saying the state’s image had taken a beating over the faux pas.

  • Fresh incident of illegal organ sale in Cuttack

    Cuttack: A fresh incident of illegal organ sale here has come to light with a woman complaining to the city police that she was cheated by middlemen and did not get the promised amount.

  • Sonakshi Sinha gets inked on birthday

    Mumbai: Bollywood actress Sonakshi Sinha, who turns 27 today, has a got a tiny star tattooed on her collar bone to commemorate her birthday.

  • Badaun incident: CPI to hold protest in all UP districts

    Lucknow: In the wake of the gang rape and killing of two teenage girls in Uttar Pradesh’s Badaun, the Communist Party of India (CPI) has decided to stage state-wide protest against the sudden spurt in crime against women.

  • Hyderabad to have international-standard surveillance: KCR

    Hyderabad: About 10,000 closed-circuit television cameras would be installed across Hyderabad as part of an effort to put an international-standard surveillance system in place, first Chief Minister of Telangana K Chandrasekhar Rao announced here today.

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    Cong credits Sonia Gandhi for formation of Telangana

    New Delhi: As Telangana came into existence as the 29th state of India, Congress today extended best wishes to the people of the state, reminding them that it was not possible without Sonia Gandhi and Manmohan Singh’s support.

  • Bengal will celebrate KKR’s IPL win: Mamata

    Kolkata: Acknowledging the spirit of Kolkata to relish sporting events, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday said the winners of the seventh Indian Premier League, Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), will be accorded a grand reception here.

  • Eminent Bengali filmmaker Anjan Das dies

    Kolkata: National Award-winning Bengali filmmaker Anjan Das, best known for films like ‘Saanjhbatir Rupkathara’, ‘Achin Pakhi’ and ‘Faltu’, today passed away following illness, family sources said.

  • In the city of Kashi for ‘Moksha’

    Varanasi: In the labyrinthine lanes of Kashi, which is believed to be “older than history, older than tradition and older even than legend,” stands a structure at the corner of its busiest crossing, where rooms are reserved for death.

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    DMK blames EC, AIADMK’s malpractices for defeat

    Chennai: DMK today alleged that use of money, muscle power and misuse of official machinery by the ruling AIADMK were responsible for the party’s worst-ever performance in the recent Lok Sabha polls in Tamil Nadu, where it drew a blank.

  • Global alliance to fund USD 80mn for wild cat conservation

    Dubai: Environmental philanthropists from India, China, the UAE and the US have agreed to provide USD 80 million to fund the conservation of tigers and other wild cats whose survival is under threat.

  • Australia praises Chinese help in lost jet search

    Canberra:  Australian Defence Chief Gen David  Hurley says China’s contribution to the Indian Ocean search for the missing Malaysian plane showed the trust and familiarity that had developed between the militaries of China and Australia.

  • Youth attempts to rape woman priest in a temple

    Muzaffarnagar (UP):   A youth allegedly attempted to rape a woman priest in a temple here and she was seriously injured during the incident, police said today.

  • 41 killed in Sudan clashes over oil-rich land: tribe

    Khartoum:  At least 41 people have been killed in clashes between rival Sudanese clans over the ownership of land being explored for oil in West Kordofan state, a tribal source said.