Free Press Journal
  • Man beaten

    Techie beaten to death; 7 men of Hindu outfit held

    Pune: A 28-year-old software professional was bludgeoned to death allegedly by seven persons with suspected links to a Hindu outfit near here, police said today.

  • Bus conductors in Bangkok wear adult nappies!

    Melbourne: Bus conductors in Bangkok have started wearing adult nappies because of increasing traffic and due to no toilet stops along the route.

  • Kerala all set to revamp ‘punctured’ KSRTC

    Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Chief Minister Oomnen Chandy Wednesday said the state government was prepared to take over the burden of salaries and pensions of the Kerala State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) but made it clear that its functioning would have to be revamped.

  • Mulayam Singh

    Badaun rape: Mulayam snaps at media

    New Delhi: Mulayam Singh Yadav, chief of the ruling Samajwadi Party in Uttar Pradesh, Wednesday courted controversy after he told reporters seeking his comments on the Badaun rape case to focus on doing their jobs.

  • Two Israelis facing trial in Goa escape

    Panaji: Two Israeli nationals, both arrested on the  charge of possessing drugs, escaped from police custody while being escorted to a court, police said Wednesday.

  • Proposal to ban junk food in schools across the country

    New Delhi:  To improve nutrition among school-going children, Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi plans to propose a ban on unhealthy or ‘junk’ food in school canteens across the country.

  • Tharoor: Rahul Gandhi Will Revive Congress

    Rahul Gandhi will revive Congress, says Tharoor

    New Delhi: Dismissing speculation that Rahul Gandhi was unwilling to lead from the front, Congress MP Shashi Tharoor Wednesday said the party vice president would be instrumental in reviving the party.

  • Lalu demands arrest of LJP MP

    New Delhi: RJD chief Lalu Prasad today demanded the arrest of newly-elected Vaishali MP Rama Singh from of LJP, alleging that  he “hid the fact” that he is an “absconder” in an abduction case in his election affidavit.

  • MH370 Search: Low-Frequency Underwater Noise Detected Off India’s Southern Tip

    Low-frequency underwater noise detected off India’s southern tip

    SYDNEY: Australian researchers on Wednesday said they have detected a low-frequency underwater noise off India’s southern tip at about the time MH370 mysteriously disappeared, as a British woman sailing from Kochi to Phuket in March claimed that she may have seen the plane on fire.

  • Smartphones

    India smartphone sales to touch 80.57 million in 2014: IDC

    New Delhi: As a large chunk of Indian users is migrating to affordable smarter devices from feature phones, smartphone sales in India are expected to reach 80.57 million units by the end of this year, research firm IDC said.

  • Tamil Nadu Fishermen

    DMDK urges Centre to end TN fishers’ travails

    Chennai: DMDK, an ally of BJP-led NDA in Tamil Nadu,today urged the Centre to find a permanent solution to the Sri Lankan Tamils issue and harassment of state’s fishermen, allegedly by the island nation’s navy.

  • Three girls burnt to death in Pakistan

    Lahore: In a tragic incident, three Pakistani minor girls were burnt to death today when they were alone in their house which caught fire.

  • ITDA identifies land for proposed tribal varsity in Seemandhra

    Rajahmundry: Land for setting up of a tribal university in residuary Andhra Pradesh has been identified by the Integrated Tribal Development Agency (ITDA), which was entrusted with the task, in East Godavari district, an official said here today.

  • stocks

    Sensex snaps 2-day rally, down 52 pts on profit-booking

    Mumbai: In choppy trade, the BSE benchmark index Sensex today retreated from record levels to close down by 52 points as investors booked profits in IT, oil & gas and FMCG shares.

  • After World Cup high, Indian archers go off the mark

    New Delhi: Poor form of former World No.1 archer Deepika Kumari and “needless” selection changes have contributed to the dramatic drop in the performance of India’s famed women’s recurve team, which failed to qualify for the year’s opening World Cup months after winning the competition twice in a row.

  • Russia would do nothing detrimental to India

    New Delhi: Ruling out any change in its policy, Russia today said it is in talks with Pakistan for supply of Mi 35 defence helicopters but said it would do nothing “detrimental” to the strategic relationship with India.

  • Jaitley to visit aircraft carrier INS Viraat in Mumbai

    New Delhi: Defence Minister Arun Jaitley will visit aircraft carrier INS Viraat in Mumbai on Saturday and review the operational preparedness of the Western Naval Command, which witnessed two major submarine mishaps in the last one year.

  • Eight-year-old girl dies after falling in sewer line

    Lucknow: An eight-year-old girl died while two other children were injured when they fell into an under-construction sewer line at Madehganj locality in Hasangaj area here today.