Free Press Journal
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    Ukraine leader to sign EU accord as rebels free OSCE observers

    Kiev: Ukraine’s new Western-backed leader is set to sign an historic EU agreement today pulling his country out of Moscow’s reach as pro-Russian rebels freed four OSCE observers after 31 days in captivity.

  • DUSU President demands Delhi University VC`s resignation

    New Delhi: Delhi University Students Union (DUSU) President Aman Awana has asked for the resignation of Delhi University (DU) Vice Chancellor (VC) Dinesh Singh, following the delay in the admission process.

  • GAIL pipeline fire: PM announces additional ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh

    New Delhi:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced an ex-gratia relief of Rs. 2 lakh from the Prime Minister’s Relief Fund for the next of kin of those who have lost their lives in the GAIL pipeline fire in Andhra Pradesh today.

  • Pak Taliban group blamed for plane attack in Peshawar

    Islamabad:  A little known Taliban-linked outfit, using improvised AK-47s, was behind the attack on an aircraft in Pakistan’s Peshawar city that killed a woman passenger and injured crew members, an intelligence official said today.

  • Pakistan Taliban group behind Peshwar plane attack

    Islamabad:  Pakistan security officials Friday said that a group of the Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) was responsible for an attack on a plane Tuesday that killed one passenger, media reported.

  • US rights group finds ISIL execution site

    Washington: Human Rights Watch said that fighters inspired by al-Qaeda had executed Iraqi soldiers en masse this month in Tikrit.

  • 18-year-old girl poisoned by father

    Muzaffarnagar:  An 18-year-old girl was allegedly fed some poisonous substance by her father near here, police said today.

  • Antique ornament stolen from temple

    Kochi: A 1500-year-old Bronze ornament, worn around the deity’s head, has been stolen from the Thirunettoor Mahadeva temple, police said.

  • Chimps prefer Indian beats over Western music

    Washington: Chimpanzees like listening to different rhythms of music with Indian and African beats but prefer silence to Western pop, a new study has found.

  • US has made concerns about LeT clear to Pakistan

    Washington: A day after adding Lashkar-e-Taeba’s (LeT) front organisations to its list of foreign terror organisations, the US says it has made very clear its concern about the Pakistan-based outfit.

  • Won’t treat Afghan govt on par with Taliban, India tells UN

    United Nations:  India has stressed that it will not “endorse” treating the Afghan government on par with elements of the Taliban, even as it reiterated that terrorism and not ethnicity is the greatest threat to peace in an Afghanistan on the verge of a historic transition.

  • Aid agencies help displaced Somalis return home

    Mogadishu: A consortium of international aid agencies said that they have helped about 11,000 displaced Somalis to return home, media reported Friday.

  • Beijing explores India, China, Pak joint security mechanism

    Beijing:  Buoyed by the “optimism” over the new Indian government’s moves to improve ties with Pakistan and China, Beijing apparently is exploring a trilateral security cooperation with its two neighbours.

  • UK press welcomes Suarez bite ban

    London:  Luis Suarez’s “unprecedented” four-month ban from football for biting was harsh but justified, the British press, which the striker has accused of conspiring against him, said today.