Free Press Journal
  • ISIS poses ‘legitimate threat’ to Baghdad: Pentagon

    Washington:  Al-Qaeda splinter group the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), which has carved out a large fiefdom along the Iraqi-Syrian border, poses a “legitimate threat” to the capital city of Baghdad, a top Pentagon official has said.

  • Clash during wedding procession leaves 12 injured

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

  • Modi condoles train accident deaths

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Wednesday  condoled the loss of lives in the derailment of the Dibrugarh Rajdhani  Express in Bihar.

  • New-look India aim for a positive start of England tour

    Leicester:  With an aim to bury the ghosts of a disastrous tour of 2011, a new-look Indian cricket team would be eyeing a positive start to their two-and-a-half-month long tour of England when they take on Leicestershire in a three-day practice game, starting here tomorrow.

  • It’s just opposite of good days happening: Soren

    Bokaro (Jharkhand): Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren took a swipe at the BJP led NDA government saying it was just the opposite happening after the Narendra Modi predicted good days were in the offing in the country.

  • BJP sore over not being officially invited for FFC meet

    Itanagar: The BJP in Arunachal Pradesh today expressed strong resentment over the state government’s alleged attempt not to “officially” communicate to the party about the visit of Fourteenth Finance Commission (FFC) to the state.

  • Rani Mukerji not keen to change surname to Chopra

    Mumbai: Actress Rani Mukerji, who got married to director producer Aditya Chopra in April this year, says she wants to retain her surname and would not change it to Chopra.

  • Praneeth, Thulasi reach second round of Australia Open

    Sydney:  Young shuttlers B Sai Praneeth and P C Thulasi crossed the opening hurdle without breaking any sweat but it was curtains for five Indian doubles pairs in the USD 750,000 Star Australian Super Series here today.

  • Justin Bieber

    Justin Bieber involved in minor car crash

    Los Angeles:  Singer Justin Bieber was involved in a minor car crash in Beverly Hills but there were no injuries to anyone.

  • CDFD to procure FBI software to speed up DNA profile matching

    Hyderabad:  A city-based forensic lab will soon install a software developed by the US probe agency FBI that would substantially reduce the time taken for matching of DNA profiles of victims of large-scale disasters, with better analysis.

  • Heatwave: Schools closed in East Godavari

    Rajahmundry(AP): Educational institutions in East Godavari district have been closed today following severe heatwave conditions, a senior official said.

  • Man sentenced to 10-yrs imprisonment for attacking girl

    Kendrapara (Odisha):  A 40-year-old man was sentenced to ten years imprisonment by a court in Kendrapara district for attacking a tribal girl and chopping off her fingers last year.