Free Press Journal
  • FIFA

    2014 World Cup most polluted in history

    Rio de Janeiro: FIFA statistics have showed that the 2014 World Cup in Brazil was the most polluted in history with the emission of 2.72 million tonnes of carbon dioxide.

  • Two accused escape as police team attacked in Srinagar

    Srinagar: Two people arrested in connection with a landmine blast managed to escape while six members of the police team escorting them were injured after being attacked by a stone pelting mob here Saturday, police said.

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    Jaipal Reddy attacks NDA govt on Polavaram project issue

    New Delhi: Senior Congress leader and former union minister S Jaipal Reddy today attacked the NDA government over the Polavaram project issue, alleging the amendment brought to the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation (Amendment) Bill was “unconstitutional and undemocratic”.

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    India lead England by 18 runs at tea

    Nottingham: India were leading England by 18 runs in their second innings as they went into the tea break on Day 4 of the first Test at Trent Bridge here Sunday.

  • Build houses for clash victims: NHRC to Odisha

    Bhubaneswar: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has directed the Odisha government to build new houses for families who lost their homes in an ethnic clash in the state two years ago, a petitioner said Saturday.

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    School teacher, three others arrested for ganja smuggling

    Vishakhapatnam: A teacher of a government school and three others were arrested by Chintapalle police today for allegedly trying to smuggle 85 kg of dry ganja, valued at Rs 4 lakh, early this morning.

  • British Secretary William Hague

    UK, US, France, Germany to discuss Gaza ceasefire on Sunday

    London: British Foreign Secretary William Hague said he will discuss an international push for a ceasefire in Gaza with US Secretary of State John Kerry and his German and French counterparts during talks in Vienna on Sunday.

  • HC issues notice to former MoS, seeks reply over woman’s plea

    Ahmedabad: The Gujarat High Court issued a notice to former union Minister of State for Railways Naran Rathwa and sought his response over a plea filed by a woman demanding the status of his legal wife, claiming he has fathered her two sons.

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    Egypt reopens Rafah crossing for the second time

    Cario: Egypt today reopened for the second time the Rafah crossing border, Gaza’s only non-Israeli outlet to the outside world, to receive injured Palestinians and allow passing of food and medical supplies from the Arab countries into the war-torn Gaza strip.

  • Fire at petrol pump, two injured

    New Delhi: Two employees received minor injuries in a fire at a petrol pump here Saturday, police said.

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    Iraq forces beat back assault as UN warns of ‘chaos’

    BaghdadL: Iraqi forces today beat back an assault on Haditha in Anbar province, strategic for its large nearby dam, as the UN warned politicians must quickly form a new government or risk “chaos”.

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    Karnataka Congress MLA blames mobile phones for rapes

    Banfalore: Karnataka Congress legislator Shakuntala Shetty has blamed mobile phones for rapes, embarrassing the ruling party at a time when a spate of sex crimes has rocked the nation and Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked politicians not to “psychoanalyse” the reason behind such cases.

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    Subansiri project to help northeast: V.K. Singh

    Guwahati: Protests against the 2,000 MW lower Subansiri hydroelectric power project were “unjustified” as the project will help Assam and the northeastern states tide over the power crisis, DoNER Minister Gen. (retd.) V.K. Singh said here Saturday.

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    De Kock, De Villiers star in South Africa’s series win

    Hambantota (Sri Lanka): South Africa rode on aggressive hundreds from Quinton de Kock and AB de Villiers to beat Sri Lanka by 82 runs in the third and final One-day International today.

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    Kashmir University starts 3 new engineering courses

    Srinagar: University of Kashmir has started offering engineering course in various fields at its Zakura campus following approval by Governor N N Vohra for setting up of a college of engineering.