Free Press Journal
  • Book explores architectural legacy of Srinagar

    New Delhi:  Srinagar is home to an extraordinary range of social, cultural and economic assets in its traditional knowledge systems, oral traditions, and in skills of art and craft and now a new book explores the history and architectural heritage of the 500-year-old city, bringing to life its rich past.

  • Smriti Irani

    UGC Chairman meets Irani over DU admission row

    New Delhi:  A day after issuing an order to Delhi University to roll back its four-year undergraduate programme, University Grants Commission Chairman Ved Prakash today met HRD Minister Smriti Irani who is understood to have intervened to end the stand-off.

  • Traffic advisory circualted as work to redevelop Chandni Chowk underway

    Chandni Chowk (New Delhi): A traffic advisory has been circulated in lieu of Chandni Chowk redevelopment work being undertaken by the Public Works Department (PWD), of the Government of National Capital Territory (GNCT) of Delhi with effect from June 22.

  • Shivraj Singh Chouhan

    Vyapam scam: Shivraj to file defamation suit over allegations

    Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh): Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Monday said he is preparing to file defamation suit over allegations leveled by the opposition Congress against his wife and his government pertaining to the Vyapam Scam.

  • Man killed daughter injured in road mishap

    Kendrapara (Odisha): A man was killed and his daughter injured when the cycle in which they were travelling was hit by a truck near Gulnagar traffic junction on the outskirts of the township, police said today.

  • John Kerry

    Kerry in Baghdad on mission to shore up Iraq

    Baghdad: US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Baghdad today on a mission to push for Iraqi unity and stability to confront a militant offensive threatening to tear the country apart.

  • Normal life in most parts of Kashmir affected due to strike

    Srinagar: Normal life in several parts of Kashmir Valley was affected due to a strike call given by JKLF as authorities clamped restrictions in two police station areas of the city to foil the launch of separatist outfit’s ‘Quit Kashmir’ movement.

  • Fugitive South Korean soldier captured alive

    Seoul: A fugitive South Korean solider, who killed five comrades Saturday night, was captured Monday after attempting to commit suicide with a rifle, media reported.

  • Three held for ‘honour killing’ in Odisha

    Bhubaneswar:  The father and two minor brothers of a 19-year-old woman were arrested on the charge of murdering her in a case of suspected “honour killing”, police said Monday.

  • Salman Khan

    Hit-and-run case: Salman Khan arrives at Mumbai court for hearing

    Mumbai: Bollywood actor Salman Khan has arrived at the Mumbai Sessions Court, which is set to resume hearing of a case related to a threat complaint made by one of the eyewitnesses in the 2002 hit-and-run case allegedly involving the actor.

  • Japan considering new base on Antarctica

    Tokyo:  Japan is looking at building a new base on Antarctica so scientists can study air trapped in ice a million years ago, in a bid to better understand climate change, an official said today.

  • Court to fix date for Satyam verdict on June 26

    Hyderabad:  A special court trying the case of multi-crore rupee accounting fraud in erstwhile Satyam Computer Services Limited (SCSL) today said it will pronounce the date of judgement on June 26.

  • Revenue inspector arrested while accepting bribe

    Berhampur (Odisha):  A revenue inspector was arrested by vigilance personnel in Ganjam district for allegedly accepting around Rs 1400 bribe from a person to submit the inquiry report of a mutation case.

  • Taiwan Japan museum row solved

    Taipei: A row between Tokyo and Taipei over the loan of a host of treasured artefacts to Japan has been solved, Taiwanese officials said today, with the exhibition set to open on schedule.

  • MCGM starts disconnecting supplies at Campa Cola compound

    Mumbai:  After three days of stiff resistance, the residents of Campa Cola compound in south Mumbai today opened the gates of their compound, letting in civic officials to disconnect water, gas and electricity supply to 96 illegal flats in the plush complex.