Free Press Journal
  • Pak terror threat very real, warns NSG chief

    New Delhi: National Security Guard (NSG) Director General J.N. Chaudhary said here on Thursday that threats from Pakistan-based terror outfits like the Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT), the Harkat-ul-Mujahideen (HM) and the Indian Mujahideen (IM) are very real, and urged security forces to be alert to this danger.

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    Katju should have disclosed all the facts, says Karunanidhi

    Chennai: DMK president M. Karunanidhi Thursday asked Press Council of India chairman, Justice Markandey Katju, to disclose details of his assets while wondering why the former apex court judge shouldn’t have shared all facts while making a serious charge.

  • Saina ‘hurt’ at not receiving promised cash award

    New Delhi: Star Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal Thursday said she is “hurt and sad” that she is yet to receive the Rs.50 lakh cash award promised by the Andhra Pradesh state government for winning the bronze medal at the 2012 London Olympics.

  • Pakistan asks Karzai to pardon jailed journalist

    Islamabad:Pakistan today appealed to Afghan president Hamid Karzai to issue a pardon to a journalist facing a four-year jail term in Afghanistan for “contacting terrorists”.

  • Cameron conveys UK’s disappointment over Bangladesh polls

    London: Prime Minister David Cameron has conveyed UK’s disappointment to his Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hasina over the country’s January polls in which more than half of the constituencies went uncontested.

  • Explosive and bomb making equipment recovered from Saranda

    Jamshedpur: Explosives including five live bombs were recovered by the security personnel from the Saranda forest in Maoist-affected adjoining West Singhbhum district, a senior police officer today said.

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    Fast-tracking cases against politicians: PM seeks roadmap

    New Delhi: Expressing concern over the time taken to settle cases against politicians, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today asked Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad to draw up a roadmap on how these can be fast tracked.

  • More MH17 bodies arrive in Netherlands

    The Hague: Planes carrying more bodies recovered from the MH17 crash site in Ukraine were flown to the Netherlands today, a day after the first of the 298 dead arrived.

  • Cong leaders meet Prez, demand CBI probe into MPPEB scam

    New Delhi: Congress today demanded a CBI probe against Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan in connection with the alleged irregularities in selections by the state recruitment board and submitted a memorandum on the same to President Pranab Mukherjee.

  • Provide details of your property: HC to Rajpal Yadav

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court today asked Bollywood actor Rajpal Yadav to provide the valuation details of his properties in order to facilitate the process of discharging his liability of Rs 5 crore borrowed from a businessman who has filed a recovery suit against him and his wife.

  • Nigeria twin blasts toll rises to 110

    Lagos: The toll from the twin bomb attacks in Nigeria’s Kaduna State Wednesday has risen to 110, with more injured victims being rushed to hospital for treatment, a humanitarian aid official said Thursday.

  • Rose Bowl groundsman promises sporting track

    London: Ahead of the third Test between India and England at the Rose Bowl in Hampshire, head groundsman Nigel Gray today said it will be a “good pitch” with a covering of grass on it.

  • Gujarat can install gates on dam but can’t close them: Centre

    Ahmedabad: In a U-turn after protests by environmental activists against allowing Gujarat to raise the height of the Sardar Sarovar Dam, the Centre told the Gujarat government that it may construct gates on the dam, but may not close them, official sources said here today.

  • ATM fraud racket busted

    Kolkata: The arrest of four persons led the sleuths of Kolkata Police to bust a racket involved in ATM fraud in the city, a senior officer today said.

  • Himachal to ban sale of loose cigarettes

    Bangalore: The Himachal Pradesh government will soon impose a ban on sale of loose cigarettes and also enhance value-added tax (VAT) on tobacco products, Health Minister Kaul Singh said Thursday.

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    Aishwarya Rai adds glamour to CWG opener

    Glasgow (Scotland): Indian actress Aishwarya Rai attended the opening ceremony of the 20th Commonwealth Games in Scotland’s largest city as the Longines Ambassador of Elegance.