Free Press Journal
  • Gaza airstrike

    23 more killed in Israeli offensive, Gaza toll 650

    Gaza: Israel’s large-scale offensive continues to wreak havoc on the Gaza Strip, killing 23 Palestinians and wounding around 230 others Wednesday and pushing the toll in the coastal enclave to over 650.

  • 3-year-old boy brutally beaten up by woman tutor in Kolkata

    Kolkata:  In a shocking incident caught on camera, a three-year-old boy was mercilessly beaten up here by a middle-aged woman tutor, days after a video clip showed a school principal brutally caning “indisciplined” visually challenged boys in Andhra Pradesh sparking public outrage.

  • sexually assault case

    Minor raped by two men in Faridabad

    Faridabad: A 7-year-old girl was allegedly raped here by two men living in her building when she was sleeping at her house in the night, police said today.

  • Judicial appointment: Manmohan Singh owes answer: AIADMK

    New Delhi: The issue of extension of a Madras High Court judge under corruption cloud cast its shadow over Parliament for the third day today with AIADMK seeking response of former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on the matter.

  • Indian hockey eves eye win against Canada in CWG opener

    Glasgow: With eyes firmly set on a podium finish, Indian women’s hockey team would look to make a positive start against a lowly Canada in its opening pool match of the Commonwealth Games, here tomorrow.

  • Members voice concern over rising encephalitis deaths in WB

    New Delhi: Expressing concern over rising death toll in West Bengal due to encephalitis, several MPs including from CPI-M today demanded that the Centre should intervene as the state was not doing much to control the situation.

  • HC dismisses PIL challenging government allotment of land

    Shillong: The Meghalaya High Court today dismissed a PIL filed by a social organization challenging the Congress-led state government’s decision to allot land to bureaucrats, at a token fee of Re 1 per square feet in New Shillong Township.

  • Rajan Vichare

    Had no idea staffer was Muslim: Shiv Sena MP

    New Delhi: Shiv Sena MP Rajan Vichare, who was seen in a video clip trying to put food into the mouth of a Maharashtra Sadan staffer observing Ramadan fast, Wednesday defended his action, saying he had no idea about the man’s religion

  • Sensex, Nifty at record closing high as mkts rise for 7th day

    Mumbai: The benchmark Sensex today rose 121 points to end at a new closing high of 26,147.33 extending its winning run to seventh session, its longest since September 2012, boosted by gains in IT and banking shares on upbeat earnings, robust capital inflows and positive global cues.

  • 165 dead in Encephalitis, Encephalitis-like disease in Assam

    Guwahati: A total of 165 persons have lost their lives in Assam due to Japanese Encephalitis and Acute Encephalitis Syndrome, prompting Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi to call an emergency meeting with health officials today.

  • TRAI recommends extension of licence period for DTH operators

    New Delhi: Broadcast regulator TRAI today recommended extension of licence period of direct-to-home (DTH) operators to 20 years, while proposing bringing down fees to 8 per cent of the adjusted gross revenue.

  • 22 Russians booked for working as illegal guides

    Panaji: Twenty seven foreigners, including 22 Russians, were booked in the past one-and-a-half-years for working illegally as guides in Goa’s tourism-oriented coastal belt, according to Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar.

  • India to lead CWG opening ceremony parade

    Glasgow: India, by the virtue of being the previous hosts, will lead the Commonwealth Games 2014 opening ceremony parade around Celtic Park here Wednesday night.

  • Omar Abdullah

    Omar condemns Shiv Sena MPs

    Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today condemned the alleged forcing of a Muslim to break his Ramzan fast by some Shiv Sena MPs at Maharashtra Sadan in Delhi.