Free Press Journal
  • Death toll rises to 17 in Chennai building collapse

    Chennai: Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) S.P. Selvan on Monday confirmed that the death toll in the building collapse near Chennai has gone up to 17.

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    President congratulates ISRO on successful rocket launch

    New Delhi:  President Pranab Mukherjee Monday congratulated ISRO on the successful launch of an Indian rocket that carried five foreign satellites. The achievement was a “significant milestone” in the progress of India’s space capabilities, he said.

  • Adhir’s memorandum on tea garden worker death

    Jalpaiguri (WB): The president of West Bengal Pradesh Congress Committee Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury today met the district magistrate of Jalpaiguri district where seven workers of a closed tea garden died of malnutrition in the last seven days.

  • Panaji mayor wants to arm Goans to counter Sri Ram Sene

    Panaji:  The mayor of Goa’s capital Panaji wants the state government to issue gun licenses en masse in order to arm the citizenry if Sri Rama Sene chief Pramod Muthalik starts operations here.

  • Transfer row blows over, Principal posted in city school

    Thiruvananthapuram: Seeking to settle the controversy sparked by transfer of the Principal of a government school here for criticising Education Minister, Kerala Government today revoked the orders and posted her in another school in the city itself.

  • Royal scions continue duty on Rath Yatra in Ganjam

    Berhampur (Odisha):  They have lost their estates, some of them palaces too, but at least once a year — on the day of Rath Yatra — they perform a royal duty.

  • 4000 out of 8064 graveyards fenced in Bihar

    Patna: Over 50 per cent of the 8064 graveyards in Bihar have been fenced since the inception of a scheme in this regard from 2006-07, a minister told theassembly today.

  • Blackwater threatened to kill US investigator in Iraq: report

    Washington: The top manager in Iraq of the notorious private security firm Blackwater threatened to kill a US State Department investigator for probing the company’s performance, the New York Times reported today.

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    Minor raped by youth

    Muzaffarnagar: A 12-year-old girl was raped allegedly by a youth at Gharipukhpa village in Shamli district, police said today.

  • MP Assembly pays tributes to Munde, others; adjourned

    Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Assembly today paid tributes to leaders and eminent persons who recently died including former Union Minister Gopinath Munde, former Lok Sabha Deputy Speaker S Mallikarjunaiah and noted author Khushwant Singh.

  • 23 killed as rains continue in China

    Beijing:  At least 23 people were killed and six were missing following continuing downpour in China, officials said Monday.

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    Boko Haram attack four villages, church in Nigeria

    London: In a fresh spate of violence, the notorious Islamist terror group Boko Haram reportedly targeted four villages and a church near Chibok in north-eastern Nigeria.