Free Press Journal
  • OSCE calls for immediate release of Ukraine hostages

    Tokyo:  The OSCE renewed its call today for the “immediate and unconditional release” of its officials taken hostage in Ukraine’s restive eastern region, where troops are clashing with pro-Russian forces.

  • OSCE calls for immediate release of Ukraine hostages

    Tokyo:  The OSCE renewed its call today for the “immediate and unconditional release” of its officials taken hostage in Ukraine’s restive eastern region, where troops are clashing with pro-Russian forces.

  • China, Vietnam affirm desire to resolve problems

    Hanoi:  China and Vietnam, caught up in an increasingly bitter confrontation over disputed waters, have a common desire to solve their tensions, a top Chinese diplomat said today.

  • Rs 2143 cr sanctioned for Narmada-Gambhir Link Project

    Ujjain : In an endeavour to save Malwa region from converting into desert, the State government on Tuesday sanctioned a sum of Rs 2143 crore for the ‘Narmada-Malwa-Gambhir Link Project (NMGLP). The project will provide irrigation facility in 50,000 hectare area in 158 villages of Indore and Ujjain districts. Indore’s (more…)

  • 21 dead in Nigeria football viewing centre blast

    Kano (Nigeria):  At least 21 people were killed when an explosion ripped through a viewing centre showing World Cup football in Damaturu, northern Nigeria, a medical source said today.

  • 37 missing, two dead after boat sinks off Malaysia

    Banting (Malaysia):  Thirty-seven people remained missing today after an apparently overloaded boat carrying Indonesian illegal migrants heading home for Ramadan sank overnight in rough seas off western Malaysia, killing at least two.

  • molestation

    Tutor held for molesting teenage student

    Thane (Maha):  A 26-year-old private tutor has been arrested for allegedly molesting a class XII student in Mumbra town in the district.

  • Arun Jaitley

    Defence Minister’s significant visit to Jammu and Kashmir

    New Delhi: Defence Minister Arun Jaitley, as was expected, chose Jammu and Kashmir as his first border state destination for an orientation visit, and that too, within a month of taking over the reins of his ministry.

  • Sushmita Sen to feature in Bengali film

    Mumbai: Finally, the Bengali project that Sushmita Sen has been craving to do, has materialised. Srijit Mukherjee, who started his career with the hugely successful Bangla film “Autograph” and then went on to make other milestones like “Hemlock Society” and “Jaatishwar”, has signed the former beauty queen for his next film.

  • Harish Rawat

    Rawat to remain hospitalised for some more time

    Dehradun: Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat, who was admitted to AIIMS in Delhi on June 13 after sustaining a neck injury during a rough chopper ride, is likely to remain hospitalised for some more time as he is still under observation, his aide said here.

  • WD strengthens presence in MP

    Indore : WD, a Western Digital company and storage industry leader, is strengthening its presence in Madhya Pradesh by expanding the availability of WD products that meet the growing demand of storage solutions. A key market for WD, Madhya Pradesh has shown increased adoption of specialized internal desktop (more…)

  • Brazil hit the Ochoa wall against Mexico

    Fortaleza (Brazil):  Mexico’s little-known goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa proved to be an unbreachable wall for Brazil as the five-time champions were held to a goalless draw while Russia and South Korea also split points on the sixth day of the FIFA World Cup.

  • Delhi Lt. Gov. gives nod for 500 more water ATMs

    New Delhi: Delhi’s Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung has approved the setting up of 500 more water ATMs in the national capital following success of the Delhi Jal Board’s (DJB) pilot project in the Savda Ghevera colony.

  • Sushma Swaraj meets Russian Deputy PM

    New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today met Russia’s Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry O Rogozin in the first high level contact between the two nations since the formation of a new government in India.

  • HC Judge says he received threating call

    Chennai:  A judge of the Madras High Court has said he received a threatening phone call from an unidentified person following which police have launched an inquiry.