Free Press Journal
  • UP policemen thrashed by mob for not registering rape complaint

    Lucknow:  Policemen were attacked and senior district officials roughed up in Uttar Pradesh’s Muzaffarnagar late Friday for refusing to lodge a complaint about the rape of a mentally challenged woman. The situation was brought under control only on Saturday, an official said.

  • Clerk arrested for taking bribe

    Berhampur (Odisha):  Anti-corruption sleuths have arrested a head clerk of tehsil office at Patrapur in Odisha’s Ganjam district for allegedly taking bribe from a man for conversion of land use.

  • Rijiju arrives in Assam to review law and order situation

    Guwahati: Union Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju arrived here Saturday to take stock of the law and order situation after Karbi militants gunned down a superintendent of police and his personal security officer (PSO) in Assam.

  • Youth attacks sister-in-law, commits suicide

    Lalitpur: A 22-year-old youth allegedly committed suicide after attacking his sister-in-law with an axe in Banpur area here, police said today.

  • Woman alleges gangrape

    Sambhal (UP):  A 35-year-old woman was allegedly gangraped by four persons in Asmauli area, police said here today.

  • No discussion yet on hosting 2019 Asian Games: IOA chief

    Hyderabad: The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) President N Ramachandran categorically denied claims of Secretary General Rajeev Mehta that India would be bidding for the 2019 Asian Games following the withdrawal of original hosts Vietnam stating that matter was not discussed at all.

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    Junior NTR, Kalyan Ram to attend Chandrababu’s swearing-in

    Hyderabad:  Telugu actors Junior Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao (NTR) and his brother Kalyan Ram are likely to attend the swearing-in ceremony of Chandrababu Naidu at Nagarjuna Nagar Sunday as the new chief minister of residual Andhra Pradesh.

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    Goa mining stakeholders want early resumption of operations

    Panaji:  The drafting of a new mining policy, which is mandatory to resume iron ore extraction and exports from Goa, should be expedited so that the key industry gets back on its feet, according to stake-holders.

  • UN introduces a prize in Nelson Mandela’s honour

    United Nations: The UN General Assembly introduced the “United Nations Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela Prize” as a tribute to the achievements and contributions of the late South African leader.

  • Seven children die of viral infection in Bengal

    Kolkata:  As many as seven children in West Bengal’s Malda district have died due to the litchi syndrome, a viral infection leading to sudden death, in the last five days, an official said Saturday.

  • Murray says 50-50 chance of having new coach before Wimbledon

    Johannesburg: Andy Murray has said that there is a fifty/fifty chance that he would have a new coach before he starts the defence of his Wimbledon title later this month after falling out in the semifinals in straight sets to Rafael Nadal.

  • Five die in Pakistan road accident

    Islamabad: At least five people were killed and 30 injured Saturday in a road accident in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.

  • UN calls for greater commitment to tackle AIDS

    United Nations: UN officials warned that despite significant efforts, the AIDS epidemic is far from being totally wiped out and urged more investment and innovation was required to end the global epidemic.