Free Press Journal
  • Pak army kills 27 militants in North Waziristan operation

    Islamabad: The Pakistan army today said 27 terrorists were killed in the military operation against Taliban militants, including foreigners, hiding in the North Waziristan tribal region along the Afghan border.

  • AAP Kerala denies resignation of Anita Pratap

    Kochi: Aam Aadmi Party in Kerala today denied reports that well-known journalist, Anita Pratap, who had unsuccessfully contested on the party ticket from Ernakulam, had resigned from the party.

  • Sensex,Nifty fall to over 10-day low on weak rupee, costly oil

    Mumbai: Falling for the second session, the benchmark Sensex and Nifty today closed at their lowest levels in over ten days as the rupee weakened to the below 60-level and rising crude price added to concerns about inflation which surged to five-month highs.

  • Govt amending labour laws without consulting us: trade unions

    Jaipur: Alleging that the workers and labourers’ interests were not being safeguarded in Rajasthan, several trade unions today said BJP governme t in the state was trying to amend labour and industrial laws without consulting them.

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    When Sajid Khan made media mourn ‘Himmatwala’

    New Delhi: Sajid Khan seems to have recovered from the box office disappointment of ‘Himmatwala’ and the director even tricked journalists into mourning for his last release.

  • Govt hospitals should be fully equipped with medicines: Omar

    Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today said all government-run hospitals in the state should be fully equipped with necessary medicines and equipment so that there is no shortcoming in health services.

  • Coast Guard rescues nine TN fishermen

    Kochi:  A Tamil Nadu fishing trawler carrying nine fishermen, which was adrift in the rough seas following engine failure since June 6, has been safely towed to the shore by a Coast Guard Interceptor vessel in inclement weather.

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    Rape cases: Can’t be swayed by emotions/media reporting: Court

    New Delhi: Deprecating the hue and cry over acquittals in rape cases, a Delhi court has said that judiciary cannot be swayed by emotions or media reporting and has to limit itself to the ambit of law, testimonies of witnesses in deciding such cases.

  • Settle KPs at one place in Kashmir to ensure safety: JKVM

    Jammu: After the Narendra Modi government recently announced that it would be working on a policy to ensure their return to Kashmir Valley, an organisation of Kashmiri Pandits today said that members of the community should be resettled in one specific area in view of security concerns.

  • Eight sandalwood trees felled in Marayour sandalwood forest

    Thiruvananthapuram: Eight full grown sandalwood trees were cut down by smugglers so far this year at Marayour in Idukki district, the only natural sandalwood forest in the Kerala, Minister for Environment and Forest Thiruvanchaoor Radhakrishnan told assembly today.

  • Bhutanese clap to make an exception for Modi

    Thimphu: People of Bhutan do not clap as a congratulatory gesture as they believe that clapping is done only to ward off evil spirits. But Monday they made an exception for Indian prime minister Narendra Modi who gave a rousing speech at the joint session of Bhutanese parliament.

  • Sri Lanka extends curfew after religious clashes

    London: Sri Lanka has imposed an indefinite curfew on two of its southern towns following violent clashes between a hardline Buddhist group and Muslims.

  • Nothing unacceptable in Modi’s address to Bhutan Parliament: D . Raja

    New Delhi: Communist Party of India (CPI) leader D. Raja on Monday said there was nothing offensive or unacceptable in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s speech to the joint session of Bhutan’s Parliament, and welcomed the latter’s talk of empowering India.