Free Press Journal
  • Clash during wedding procession leaves 12 injured

    Bareilly: About 12 people were injured when members of two different communities clashed and indulged in brickbatting over an incident of eve-teasing during a wedding procession in Subhash Nagar area here.

  • Sunil Tatkare

    Sunil Tatkare is Maharashtra NCP chief

    Mumbai: Senior leader and Maharashtra minister Sunil D. Tatkare was Wednesday unanimously elected the new president of the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) in the state.

  • Australia to boost spy agencies’ powers to fight terror

    Sydney: The Australian Security Intelligence Organisation (ASIO) and other spy agencies will be given more powers under a new proposal as fears grow over threats to national security from Australians fighting with terrorist groups in Iraq and Syria.

  • World children’s expo in Gurgaon

    Gurgaon: ‘World Children Expo’ is back with their fourth edition this year, bringing a fun getaway for children and their families with a line up of interactive entertainment and a host of activities.

  • Globally, 1 in 4 Consumers Victimized by Card Fraud

    U.A.E. tops list of countries with highest rate of fraud overall, followed closely by China, India and the U.S., in latest ACI Worldwide Global Consumer Fraud Survey

  • Malaysia gets new Transport Minister amid MH370 crisis

    Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia today appointed a new Transport Minister to replace Hishammuddin Hussein amid criticism over the government’s failure to trace Flight MH370 missing for over three months.

  • Four persons affected by anthrax in Koraput

    Koraput (Odisha): Four persons have been recently hospitalised with symptoms of anthrax in a tribal village of Koraput district of Odisha.

  • PowerMin seeks Goyal’s help for coal supply to 9940 MW plants

    New Delhi: With Coal Ministry rejecting the Power Ministry’s request to provide fuel to 9940 MW plants of companies like Essar Power, GMR and Power, the latter has sought intervention of Coal and Power Minister Piyush Goyal into the matter.

  • Fire at hospital’s NICU, infants escape unhurt

    Satna (MP): Infants at a district hospital here had a narrow escape after fire broke out at its Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), police said today.

  • DU Row

    Delhi High Court rejects PIL on university row

    New Delhi: A vacation bench of the Delhi High Court Wednesday refused to hear a PIL seeking restoration of the three-year undergraduate programme in Delhi University and the scrapping of the controversial four-year course introduced last year.

  • Implement Sabari Railway project as planned: Kerala

    Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala government today wanted the Centre to implement the Sabri Rail Project as it was difficult for the state to bear a portion of the cost to a tune of Rs 900 crore.

  • Blasts rock Cairo Metro stations, three injured

    Cairo: At least three people were injured when four home-made bombs exploded Wednesday morning at Metro stations in the Egyptian capital, media reported.

  • Veteran Republican senator defeats tea party rival

    Washington: A longtime Mississippi senator narrowly defeated a rival backed by the small-government tea  party movement in a bruising, costly Republican runoff, a major win for mainstream Republicans two weeks after they were stunned by the defeat of a top party leader.

  • Shots fired at plane landing in Peshawar; 1 killed, 2 injured

    Peshawar:  A major catastrophe was narrowly averted when shots fired by unknown gunmen on a Pakistani passenger plane as it was landing at the airport here failed to cause damage to the aircraft but killed a woman passenger and injured two crew members, officials said today.

  • Man strangles wife

    Thane (Maha):  A grocery shop owner allegedly strangled his wife following an argument over a minor issue at their residence in Vartak Nagar here, police said today.

  • NC-Congress honeymoon heading for divorce?

    Srinagar: While consensus eludes the Congress over who should lead it in the coming assembly polls in Jammu and Kashmir, there is unanimity that the honeymoon with the National Conference must end.

  • Fever outbreak under control in Kerala: Chandy

    Thiruvananthapuram: Under attack from opposition parties in the assembly over outbreak of a fever in the state, Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Wednesday said unlike previous years, the disease is under control this time.

  • Bhutan’s PM Tobgay willing to auction gifts

    Thimphu:  Bhutan Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay will auction off all the gifts received from visiting guests, if the country’s Anti-Corruption Commission permits. The money collected will be donated to a charity fund.