Free Press Journal
  • Indian-American doctors seek younger generation’s involvement

    Washington: One of the largest ethnic professional organisations representing some 100,000 Indian American physicians is trying to involve the younger generation even as it looks at new ways of giving back to the motherland.

  • Bid to boost Indian business in Ethiopia

    Addis Ababa:  In a bid to boost Indian business in Ethiopia, a country recording strong economic growth, making rapid strides in eradicating poverty and becoming self-sufficient in food, a delegation from the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) will visit Addis Ababa July 14-15 to discuss multi-sector projects.

  • Italian referee at World Cup final

    Rio de Janeiro:  Italian referee Nicola Rizzoli will officiate the 2014 World Cup final match between Argentina and Germany in the Maracana Stadium here Sunday.

  • Soldier injured in Kupwara LoC firing

    Srinagar:  An army soldier was injured when Pakistani troops resorted to unprovoked firing along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kupwara district, defence sources said Sunday.

  • Gaza airstrike

    Israeli airstrike on Gaza mosque, house kills 15

    Gaza:  At least 15 Palestinians were killed and 20 others were wounded in a fresh Israeli airstrike on a mosque in eastern Gaza city and an adjacent house of the Gaza police commander Saturday night, authorities said.

  • Syed Akbaruddin

    Afghan poll should be source of unity not discord: India

    New Delhi:  Amid the impasse in the Afghan presidential election, India Saturday said the process “should become a source of unity, not of discord” and that New Delhi counts on the wisdom of the Afghan people and the candidates “to find an amicable solution” in the country’s larger interests.

  • Seven infants die in Bengal hospital

    Kolkata:  Seven new born babies have died in West Bengal’s Malda Medical College and Hospital since Friday, an official said Saturday.

  • 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.

  • Aid-starved, drought-hit farmers protest in Vidarbha

    Nagpur:  Nearly 1,000 farmers, including many women, staged a day’s hunger strike and sit-in protest demanding minimum support price for cotton and waiver of farm loans in Vidarbha region of Maharashtra, an NGO leader said here Saturday.

  • 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.

  • Working on cheaper visas, lesser air fares: Shripad Naik

    Panaji: Efforts are being made to control escalating air fares during the holiday season and to slash visa rates in order to compete with cheaper tourism destinations, Tourism Minister Shripad Naik said Saturday.

  • Three die as two Mumbai buildings collapse

    Mumbai: Three people were killed and six injured in two separate incidents of building collapse here Saturday, officials said.

  • Seven injured in Manipur blast

    Imphal: At least seven people, including a six-year-old boy, were injured in a blast in front of the Manipur University here Saturday, police said.

  • Monsoon hits region, brings happiness & joy

    Mandsaur : Friday witnessed the first rains of the monsoon of this year. People were highly relieved. The streets were full of water flowing from every corner. The farmers are hopeful of better conditions now. However, as per the agricultural department, seeds should not be sowed until the rains reach up to three inches. The weather department, although, is optimistic regarding monsoon for the coming week.

  • Bldg on danger list crashes, 2 crushed

    In another incident, an illegal tenement on govt-land collapses in Colaba, claiming a teenager’s life

  • City lakes finally get some water

    Mumbai : Here is some good news. In spite of it raining in Mumbai for the past few days, the main catchment areas, that is the seven lakes that provide water to the city, weren’t getting any rain. However, on Friday and Saturday, it rained considerably there and water, which is enough for two days, was collected.

  • ‘Indore will be made next IT hub’

    Indore : IT and Transport Minister and in-charge Minister of Indore district Bhupendra Singh said Indore would be made next I-T Hub of India and all development works of IT parks in the State are about to complete. The land in these parks would be given to IT companies with nominal rates.

  • Lionel Messi

    Can Messi make it or mess it up?

    Can Messi do a Maradona, screamed a headline to the 2014 FIFA World Cup final curtain-raiser. Lionel Messi partially answered the question by carrying the Argentines into Sunday’s final against Germany.