Free Press Journal
  • Rajapaksa orders release of 29 Indian fishermen

    Sri Lankan president orders crackdown on extremists

    Colombo: Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa has instructed the police to take action against any individual or organisation attempting to spread hatred among religions or races.

  • ‘Holiday…’ crosses Rs.100 crore mark

    New Delhi: Akshay Kumar starrer “Holiday: A Soldier Is Never Off Duty”, which focuses on terrorism and sleeper cells, has earned over Rs.100 crore in three weeks at the domestic box office.

  • It’s been a fantastic journey with Akshay: Vipul Shah

    Mumbai: “Holiday – A Soldier Is Never Off Duty” has minted Rs.102.62 crore in three weeks at the domestic box office and producer Vipul Shah feels ecstatic as his alliance with Hindi movie star Akshay Kumar has once again struck the gold.

  • Waziristan developments worry Kashmiris

    Srinagar: Would the Pakistani Army’s Zab-e-Azb operations against Islamist militants in North Waziristan impact the security situation in Kashmir? Most locals believe it could, though others say it is far-fetched.

  • Narendra Modi - Sushma Swaraj

    Heads of Indian Missions of neigbouring countries to meet

    New Delhi: In tune with its initiative to improve ties with neighbours, the government has summoned the heads of Indian Missions in these countries including China and Pakistan for a day-long conclave in Delhi on Monday, aimed at charting out “concrete follow-up plan” with each country within specified timelines.

  • Rail fare hike is in favor of people: Shahnawaz Hussain

    New Delhi : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Shahnawaz Hussain said in Delhi on Sunday that the decision taken by the government to increase rail fare is in favor of the people of India and the step has been taken to fulfill their dreams of a better railway in terms of safety and facility.

  • Indian missions in US scramble to clean up visa mess

    Washington:  Indian missions in the US have turned to social media like Facebook and Twitter as they scrambled to clear up a visa mess in the wake of a change of contractors for processing consular services.

  • Narendra Modi

    India’s envoys from neigbouring countries to meet Monday

    New Delhi: Foreign Secretary Sujatha Singh has summoned all Indian heads of mission in the South Asian neighbourhood for a day-long conclave in the capital Monday, official sources said Sunday.

  • Vaccination campaign against encephalitis launched in Bihar

    Patna: Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan Sunday launched a two-day vaccination campaign in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur district hit by a suspected encephalitis outbreak that has claimed the lives of at least 139 children so far.

  • Son held for raping mother in Kerala

    Kottayam (Kerala): A 25-year-old man was Sunday arrested in Kerala on charges of raping his mother, police said.

  • BJP, SP workers clash in Lucknow, two policemen transferred

    Lucknow: Many people were injured Saturday evening as Samajwadi Party and BJP workers came to blows here, police said. Two police officials were later transferred for their “alleged involvement and inaction” in the scuffle.

  • Four-year programme not against education policy: DU

    New Delhi:  Even after a strict directive from the University Grants Commission (UGC) asking the Delhi University to roll back the four-year undergraduate programme, the varsity Saturday said the course is not against the National Education Policy (NEP).