Free Press Journal
  • Amarnath Yatra begins from Baltal route amid tight security

    Srinagar: The annual pilgrimage to the 3,880 metre high holy cave shrine of Amarnath in south Kashmir Himalayas, commenced today from Baltal route in Ganderbal district amid tight security arrangements.

  • Some locals in Nagaram left village after fire tragedy

    Nagaram (AP): Parts of Nagaram village wore a deserted look today, a day after the massive blaze caused by gas pipeline burst claimed 16 lives here in the East Godavari district.

  • Writer Gnani quits AAP

    Chennai: Well-known Tamil writer and journalist Gnani has quit the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), citing its ‘bad health’ and that of his own but assured his support to it as an outsider.

  • UN body concerned over West Bank situation

    United Nations: The UN human rights office has expressed concern over the operations by Israeli security forces after three Israeli teenagers went missing in the West Bank, a UN spokesperson has said.

  • NSCN-K female cadre surrenders

    Itanagar:  A female cadre of the outlawed NSCN-K has surrendered before security forces in troubled Changlang district of Arunachal Pradesh.

  • Pipeline fire: Toll rises to 16, six in critical condition

    Hyderabad:  The death toll in the GAIL pipeline fire tragedy in East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh rose to 16 with an injured succumbing today, while six persons were battling for life with severe burns, police said.

  • Six workers injured in chemical factory blast

    Visakhapatnam:  Six workers were injured when the pipes near a compressor blasted at a private pharma chemical company near Parawada here today, police said.

  • PM to visit Kashmir July 4

    Jammu:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi will pay a one-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir July 4, his first to the state after assuming office, official sources said.

  • Mizo minister’s removal sought for anti-democratic activity

    Aizawl:  Central Committee of Young Mizo Association (YMA) demanded removal of Minister of State for Veterinary and Sericulture Dr BD Chakma for his alleged anti-democratic activities, the Mizo’s largest organisation leaders said.

  • Narendra Modi

    Modi to BJP MPs: Follow parliamentary ethics, spend time in constituencies

    Surajkund (Haryana): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday instructed Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Members of Parliament (MP) attending an orientation camp in Surajkund, Haryana, to follow parliamentary procedures and ethics properly, focus on their work, and spend more time in their respective constituencies.

  • B.Tech students stage protest outside HRD Ministry

    New Delhi: The B.Tech students of Delhi University (DU) staged a protest today outside the Human Resource Development Ministry after being left in a lurch following the roll back of the Four Year Undergraduate Programme (FYUP).

  • Chennai building collapse

    Three killed in Delhi building collapse

    New Delhi:  Three people were killed and at least nine others injured after a building collapsed here Saturday morning, an official said.

  • Portuguese early ouster from World Cup hurts Brazillians

    Sao Paulo: Portugal’s early ouster from the World Cup has not just disappointed their fans back home but Brazillians have also shed a few tears for them as long-held cultural, historical and linguistic ties had made Cristiano Ronaldo’s team the second favourite for them.

  • DU Academic Council scraps FYUP

    New Delhi:  A day after the Delhi University Vice Chancellor announced scrapping of the controversial FYUP programme, the Academic Council of the varsity today passed a resolution to implement the three-year undergraduate programme.