Free Press Journal
  • Ukraine believes missile downed Malaysia Airlines jet

    Kuala Lumpur:  A Malaysia Airlines plane was blown up over Eastern Ukraine by a sophisticated missile believed to be fired by pro-Russia rebels, killing all 298 people on board, as Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak today demanded that perpetrators must swiftly be brought to justice.

  • 50 pc sowing of paddy for kharif season done in C’garh

    Raipur:  Over 50 per cent sowing of paddy crop has been completed for the current kharif season in Chhattisgarh where agriculture experts have advised farmers to cultivate of short and medium duration varieties of rice.

  • Woman’s body placed in doctor’s residence alleging negligence

    Imphal:  Locals kept the body of a woman who died after giving birth to a baby girl in front of the residence of a medical practitioner who had attended to her alleging medical negligence for her death in Imphal West district, the police said.

  • R R Patil

    ACB to launch mobile app for corruption complaints

    Mumbai:  Maharashtra’s Anti-Corruption Bureau will soon launch a  mobile phone application enabling people to report and lodge complaints regarding corruption in government and semi-government establishments.

  • Lisa Haydon

    Akshay helped me to improve my Hindi: Lisa Haydon

    New Delhi:  Model-actress Lisa Haydon has credited superstar and her upcoming film ‘Shaukeen’ co-star Akshay Kumar for improving her command over Hindi.

  • Two persons killed in accidents

    Aizawl: Two persons have been killed in separate accidents in Aizawl, the police said today.

  • Woman murdered for dowry

    Muzaffarnagar:  A woman was allegedly murdered by her husband and his family over dowry demands here, police said today.

  • Top Odisha Maoist leader held

    Bhubaneswar: Odisha’s most wanted Maoist leader Sabyasachi Panda was nabbed Friday in the state’s Ganjam district, police said.

  • Amarnath Yatra pilgrims say locals provide best services

    Srinagar/Baltal Sonamarg: The pilgrims of Amaranth Yatra are overwhelmed by the kind of services provided to them by the locals. Kashmiris and pilgrims both call it a symbol of communal harmony of Kashmir valley.

  • Tiger Woods

    Woods hits sparkling form on day one of Open with three-under 69

    London: American golf ace Tiger Woods, who has played only one tournament since his back surgery in March, kick started his first major of the year with a splendid three-under 69 on the first day of the Open Championship at Royal Liverpool.

  • No distress call from crashed plane: Malaysian PM

    Kuala Lumpur:  Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has said that the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 which went down in eastern Ukraine did not give a distress call before it crashed, media reported Friday.

  • MH17 Crashes

    Malaysian plane could have been hit by surface-to-air missile

    New Delhi: Terming the Malaysian aircraft’s crash a terrible tragedy, security expert Uday Bhaskar today said that given the aircraft’s altitude, the possible cause of the crash could be a surface-to-air missile attack.

  • UN seeks $60 mn for aid in Gaza

    Geneva:  The UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) has made a fund appeal for $60 million to respond to the immediate shelter, food, health  needs of affected Palestinian families in Gaza.

  • Real Madrid, Barca top Forbes most valuable sports team list

    New York :  Spain may have been embarrassingly dethroned as World Cup holders, but Real Madrid and Barcelona are still champions at making money after they were named as the world’s two richest sports franchises.

  • Defiant Rahane trumps Anderson

    Ajinkya slams second century to lead Indian fight back after England pacer breaks record on Day One of the second Test

  • India reporting Anderson ‘pathetic’, says Vaughan

    London :  Insisting that the much talked-about altercation between Ravindra Jadeja and James Anderson was nothing more than a “minor bust-up, former England captain Michael Vaughan said the visiting Indians were blowing things out of proportion in an attempt to unsettle the home team.