Free Press Journal
  • Senator’s son killed in Pakistan

    Islamabad:  A son of a senator from Pakistan’s Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) was shot dead Thursday, a media report said.

  • Taliban attack US base near Pakistan border

    Kabul: At least three Taliban militants were killed and one injured when a US forces’ supply base in Afghanistan was attacked by the gunmen, an official said.

  • BSP antagonized many Dalits in UP whom the BJP wooed: Book

    Allahabad:  Disaffection among a large section of Dalits for the Bahujan Samaj Party may have paved the way for fragmentation of this caste group in Uttar Pradesh and led to a “great possibility of them being co-opted in a Hindutva project”, says a recently-released book.

  • Chile knock out Spain, join the Dutch in last 16

    Rio de Janeiro:  Defending champions Spain suffered an early exit after being stunned 2-0 by highly-spirited Chile who, along with the Netherlands, reached the last 16 of the World Cup from Group B.

  • Taliban strike NATO trucks in east Afghanistan

    Kabul: Afghan officials say three Taliban suicide bombers targeted NATO fuel trucks at the border with Pakistan, setting off a gunbattle with police guards.

  • Case against 5 for murder of local trader

    Muzaffarnagar: A case has been booked against five persons for the murder of local trader Sachin Aggarwal here, police said today.

  • Dozens of bodies found in Mexican mass grave

    Tres Valles (Mexico): At least 28 bodies have been recovered from a mass grave in Veracruz, an eastern Mexican state plagued by attacks on migrants and drug cartel violence, officials have said.

  • Shambolic Spain crash out, Croatia oust Cameroon

    Rio de Janeiro:  A terribly uninspired Spain became only the fifth defending champions in the World Cup’s history to crash out in the first round itself, blanked 2-0 by a feisty Chile, while Croatia continued this edition’s goal feast with a 4-0 thrashing of a 10-man Cameroon on the seventh day of the event.

  • Biden calls Iraqi PM, stresses on need for national unity

    Washington: US Vice President, Joe Biden has called the top Iraqi leadership including Prime Minister, Nouri al-Maliki, and emphasised the need for national unity in response to the violent insurgency sweeping through the war-torn country.

  • Bengal planning PPP boost for tourism sector

    Kolkata:  In a policy shift, the West Bengal government has decided to build mega tourism projects by involving the private sector under the Public-Private Partnership model.