Free Press Journal
  • Judicial commission to probe Lahore violence

    Lahore: Pakistan today formed a judicial commission to investigate Lahore violence that killed eight people, even as police registered cases against 3,000 supporters of Canada-based cleric Tahirul Qadri on charges like murder and terrorism.

  • Akash missile ready for induction into Army: DRDO

    New Delhi: Moving towards induction into operational service, the DRDO-developed Akash air defence missile system was today successfully test-fired by the Army and it hit an unmanned aerial vehicle.

  • Centre told to file reply on PIL seeking gallantry awards for 26/11 officers

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court today asked the Union government to file an affidavit in reply to a PIL demanding Ashok Chakra as well as other gallantry awards for the officers, belonging to various agencies, who had fought terrorists during the 26/11 terror attacks in the city.

  • BJP boycotts all party meet in UP ahead of budget session

    Lucknow: BJP today boycotted the all party meeting convened by Uttar Pradesh Vidhan Sabha Speaker seeking cooperation of all parties in the smooth conduct of the budget session starting tomorrow.

  • 42pc women face physical violence in Odisha: State

    Bhubaneswar: Odisha government today admitted that 42 per cent of women, between 15 to 49 years age are subjected to either physical or sexual violence in the state.

  • Heat in Kerala assembly as opposition names Vadra for influence peddling

    Thiruvananthapuram: The Left and the government Wednesday engaged in a heated spat in the Kerala assembly when the former referred to Congress president Sonia Gandhi’s son-in-law Robert Vadra’s purported influence in a building complex in the state.

  • PM takes stock of demand-supply gap of protein-rich food items

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today took stock of the demand-supply gap in protein rich food items such as milk, egg and fish and the availability of fertilisers in the backdrop of rising inflation, which could be aggravated by the likelihood of a sub-normal monsoon.

  • Man throws acid on woman’s face

    Burdwan (WB): A woman suffered burn injuries on her face when a man threw acid at her in Burdwan district, police said today.

  • NASA

    Now, board an asteroid and reach Mars!

    Washington: If you have missed on playing Angry Birds Space, no worries. Just wait for the new version of the famous mobile game that would send you to NASA’s next target – asteroids – and eventually to Mars.

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    AAP MLA Manish Sisodia ‘missing’, say posters in Patparganj

    New Delhi: Posters taking a dig at AAP MLA from Patparganj Manish Sisodia have appeared in his constituency saying that he has gone “missing” in the wake of power and water crisis but the legislator described it an act of his political rivals.

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    Sensex falls 275pts as worsening Iraq unrest pushes oil higher

    Mumbai: In volatile trade, the Sensex washed out major part of previous day’s gains on across-the-board selling and closed down about 275 points today as rising crude prices due to worsening Iraq unrest threaten India’s economy, already reeling under price rise and slowing growth.

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    India provides rupees 366 million grant for embankments

    Kathmandu: India today provided 366.72 million Nepalese Rupees for construction of embankments along three major rivers in southern Nepal to check flooding in the downstream adjoining areas of states like Bihar.

  • Delhi LG asks NAFED to purchase onions

    New Delhi Amid apprehension of hike in onion prices, Lt Governor Najeeb Jung today instructed the National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation of India (NAFED) to purchase onions on behalf of Delhi government to create a stock of the vegetable.

  • MLAs to be sent in teams on specific subjects on foreign trips

    Bangalore: With overseas trips by legislators triggering public outcry in recent months, MLAs in Karnataka would now be sent on foreign tours in teams formed on issues about specific subjects rather than as committees.