Free Press Journal
  • Omar Abdullah

    Evacuation of Indians from Iraq big challenge for Centre: Omar

    Srinagar: Terming the evacuation of stranded Indians from strife-torn Iraq as a “big challenge” for the Union government, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today said he hoped the Centre would do everything to bring them back from the Gulf nation safely.

  • Rescuers continue efforts to get girl out of borewell

    Bijapur (Ktk): The round-the-clock operation to rescue a 4-year-old girl who is stuck inside a borewell at Nagathana village near here continued for the third day today, with rescuers still struggling to reach her.

  • Domestic air traffic increases 3 per cent in Jan-May

    New Delhi: India’s domestic air traffic between January and May was almost three per cent higher than the same period last year as IndiGo led the market share flying almost 32 per cent of passengers last month.

  • DMK President M Karunanidhi chairing the meeting

    DMK cries foul over Centre’s directive on Hindi

    Chennai: Dubbing as beginning of “imposition of Hindi”, the NDA Government’s reported directive to officials to give priority to the language in social media, DMK chief M Karunanidhi today said Prime Minister Narendra Modi should focus on economic growth and social development.

  • Purav Raja qualifies for Wimbledon championships

    London: Purav Raja and Marcelo Demoliner booked a berth in the men’s doubles event of the Wimbledon Championships after shocking top seeded Germans Gero Kretchmer and Alex Satschko in the final qualifying round, here

  • Sri Lankan Muslims stage protests against violence in East

    Colombo: Muslims in Sri Lanka’s Eastern Province are continuing with their protests against violence on community members in the coastal areas of Alutgama and Beruwela, squarely blaming the incidents on the majority Sinhala Buddhist Bodu Bala Sena.

  • Believe it! Spiders prey on fish too

    London: You may find it hard to imagine a spider swimming, diving and walking on water to kill a fish that exceeds it in size and weight for an evening meal. Researchers have shown that certain spider species – found all over the world – devour fish.

  • Sensex trades in red; oil and gas stocks down

    Mumbai: A benchmark index of Indian equities markets was trading in the red in the late afternoon trade session Thursday — over a 125 points down as oil and gas and bank stocks fell.

  • Australia concerned over radical nationals fighting in Iraq

    Canberra: Australia Thursday announced it would provide A$5 million ($4.7 million) in aid to the hundreds of thousands of people fleeing the violence in Iraq and expressed concern at Australians joining the extremists.

  • Planning to attend three-day function? Get your hair right

    London: Are your bags packed with different attires for a three-day festival or wedding ceremony, but you’re still confused about hair styles? An expert suggests three different looks that one can wear easily.

  • Goa Cabinet approves Investment Policy

    Panaji : Goa Cabinet has approved the state Investment Policy that expects to generate 50,000 jobs and attract Rs 25,000 crore investment in next five years.

  • BJP, Congress still at loggerheads over governors` resignation

    New Delhi: Adding to the war of words regarding the issue of replacing six UPA-appointed governors, Bharatiya Janta Party leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi today slammed Congress party for politicizing the issue.

  • jiah khan murder case

    Jiah Khan case hearing adjourned till July 21

    Mumbai: The hearing in Jiah Khan’s suicide case has been adjourned till July 21. Her boyfriend, Sooraj Pancholi, has been accused of abetting her suicide.

  • Fresh troubles for Jet-Etihad deal; Singapore begins scrutiny

    Singapore: In fresh troubles for Indian carrier Jet Airways’ alliance with Abu Dhabi’s Etihad, fair trade watchdog in Singapore has begun a scrutiny of the deal to probe any possible violation of its competition laws.