Free Press Journal
  • 12 injured in fire from LPG cylinder explosion

    Kolkata:  At least 12 persons were injured in a fire trigerred by the explosion of a cooking gas cylinder at Park Circus area in the eastern part of the metropolis today.

  • Bonner century leads Windies HPC to series win

    Bridgetown (Barbados):  Jamaican opener Nkrumah Bonner unleashed a hostile century to catapult West Indies High Performance Centre (HPC) to a six-wicket victory over Bangladesh A in the third and final One-Day game of a three-match series here.

  • The Dutch will rely on their seasoned triangle: Casillas

    Salvador (Brazil): Spain’s goalkeeper Iker Casillas believes the Netherlands will be largely relying on their attacking triangle of Arjen Robben, Wesley Sneijder and Robin van Persie when the two sides face off in a Group B match here Friday to start their 2014 World Cup campaign.

  • Implementation of competition law face challenges, says Chawla

    New Delhi: Acknowledging that there are challenges in implementation of fair trade norms, CCI chairman Ashok Chawla today said enterprises need to identify risks that could lead to violation of competition law.

  • LTC scam: CBI registers cases against 6 RS MPs/ex-MPs

    New Delhi:  CBI has registered cases against six sitting and former members of Rajya Sabha in connection with the LTC scam in which travel reimbursement was allegedly claimed by them through purportedly forged bills.

  • Honoured to be associated with UNICEF: Madhuri Dixit

    New Delhi: Bollywood diva Madhuri Dixit, who has recently been appointed as UNICEF’s ‘celebrity advocate for child rights’, said she is honoured to get associated with a cause that is close to her heart.

  • Uphaar victims’ kin demand law to hasten justice

    New Delhi:  The kin of Uphaar cinema tragedy victims Friday appealed to the government to bring in a new legislation which would expeditiously deal with “man made” disasters pending for more than five years.

  • Traffic halts in demand for policeman’s arrest

    Medininagar (Jharkhand): Traffic between Panki and Medininagar was disrupted today for hours as angry locals including members of a social organisation squatted on the main road at Panki after a villager was allegedly shot dead by the police.

  • Seven killed in Ukraine mine blast

    Kiev: Seven miners were killed and two others are missing after a gas explosion ripped through an underground coal mine in eastern Ukraine, authorities said today.

  • Woman kills self after poisoning three daughters

    Gorakhpur (UP):  A woman allegedly committed suicide after giving some poisionous susbtance to her three daugthers in Haraiya village in Gagha area here, police said today.

  • Omar Abdullah

    Pak violates ceasefire in Poonch, Omar questions timing

    Jammu:  Pakistan troops today violated the ceasefire by targeting Indian posts along the LoC in Poonch sector of Jammu and Kashmir with heavy firing and mortar shelling, drawing retaliation by Indian forces.