Free Press Journal
  • De Kock, De Villiers lift South Africa to 339-5

    Hambantota (Sri Lanka): Quinton de Kock and AB de Villiers smashed aggressive centuries to propel South Africa to an imposing 339 for five in the third and final one-day international against Sri Lanka here today.

  • Sulabh hails Centre’s total sanitation plan for all

    Lucknow: Hailing the Centre’s announcement in Union budget that every household will have complete sanitation by 2019, voluntary organisation Sulabh International today said that it would help in bringing down crime against women.

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    Gaza toll hits 118 as international concern rises

    Gaza: The death toll from the four-day Israeli airstrikes on the Gaza Strip climbed to 118 Saturday as more Palestinians were killed in unending rounds of Israeli bombardment of the coastal enclave.

  • HC gets judicial panel report on pilgrims’ safety at Puri temple

    Cuttack: Odisha government has submitted to Orissa High Court the report of the Justice PK Mohanty Commission which has made several recommendations for ensuring the safety and security of the lakhs of devotees visiting Sri Jagannath Temple in Puri.

  • Monkeys scaring school kids caught; released into forest

    Madurai: Fifteen monkeys, which barged into classrooms and scared children at the Government Elementary school, near Melur, 30 km from here, have been trapped, forest officials said today.

  • WB govt to control losses of state transport units

    Kolkata: West Bengal government has decided to rationalise staff strength, decrease expenditure and introduce new technology to bring loss-making state transport undertakings out of the red.

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    Most protests against Subansiri dam unjustified: V K Singh

    Guwahati: Advocating construction of the 2000 MW Subansiri hydro power project on the border of Arunchal Pradesh and Assam, Union Minister for Development of North Eastern Region V K Singh today said most protests against the dam were not justified.

  • American pleads guilty in Al-Qaeda sting operation

    Washington: A naturalised US citizen from India has pleaded guilty to providing material support to Al-Qaeda, its Syrian affiliate Al-Nusra Front and Shebab militants in Somalia after an FBI sting operation.

  • Left, TJAC spearhead Telangana shutdown over AP recognition bill

    Hyderabad: Left Front parties and the Telangana Joint Action Committee (TJAC) are spearheading a day-long shutdown today in protest against passage of the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Amendment Bill in Lok Sabha on Friday.

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    1 killed in Mumbai building collapse

    Mumbai:One person was killed after a two-storeyed building collapsed in South Mumbai today, fire officials said.

  • David Beckham to recieve Legend award

    Los Angeles: Former soccer star David Beckham will be given the first-ever Legend award at the Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Sports Awards to honour his talent and sportsmanship.

  • Four kidnapped in Assam district, indefinite curfew imposed

    Guwahati:Four persons, including two boys, were allegedly kidnapped by suspected NDFB (Songbijit) insurgents in Assam’s Baksa district, following which a massive search was launched and indefinite curfew imposed.

  • Pakistan troops violate ceasefire in Jammu

    Jammu: Pakistan troops violated the ceasefire in Jammu district Saturday targeting Indian positions with small arms and automatic weapons, an officer said.

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    Selena Gomez trying to ‘move on’

    Los Angeles: Singer Selena Gomez “is trying to move on” from her on-off relationship with pop star Justin Bieber. However, she reportedly still considers him a friend.