Free Press Journal
  • India to help its nationals leave Libya

    New Delhi: With violence gripping Libya, the Indian government said Tuesday that it was making arrangements to facilitate the return of around 4,500 Indian nationals, including 750 nurses.

  • Breaking protocol, Nepal PM to personally receive Modi

    Kathmandu: Breaking protocol, Nepal Prime Minister Sushil Koirala will personally receive his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi when he lands in Kathmandu Aug 3 on a two-day visit.

  • Lalu’s son supports UPSC aspirants stir;seeks PM intervention

    Patna: Lending support to the agitation against the Civil Services Aptitude Test (CSAT), RJD President Lalu Prasad’s son Tejaswi Yadav has sought Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s intervention to ensure that the concerns of students with Hindi background are addressed without delay.

  • Effective oral contraceptives for obese women soon

    New York: Obese women who use oral contraceptives to prevent pregnancy can now heave a sigh of relief as researchers have identified ways to make birth control pills more effective.

  • Samsung Tizen

    Samsung delays Tizen phone launch

    Washington: Samsung Electronics will delay the release of its first smartphone running the new Tizen operating system (OS), reports said.

  • Gaza militants kill five Israeli soldiers

    Jerusalem: At least five Israeli soldiers were killed when militants from Gaza crossed into Israel through a tunnel near the border, the military said Tuesday.

  • US teen held in Israel after arrest at protest

    Washington: The US is confirming that a 15-year-old American citizen is being held by Israeli authorities for his alleged role in protests earlier this month in East Jerusalem.

  • 17-yr-old girl raped by fellow villager

    Gonda:  17-year-old Dalit girl here was allegedly raped by a man in her village in the Kaudiya area, police said today.

  • Lady Gaga

    Lady Gaga portraits auctioned

    New York: A series of ‘video portraits’ of Lady Gaga raised over USD 1 million at an auction over the weekend.

  • PIL in HC against carving out of Palghar district from Thane

    Thane: A PIL has been filed in the Bombay High Court by a group of local political leaders and social activists opposing the Maharashtra government’s decision to bifurcate Thane district and carve out a new district with its headquarters at Palghar.

  • Prashant Bhushan calls for enquiry against Justice Manjunath

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader and lawyer Prashant Bhushan on Tuesday said that an enquiry should be set up against Karnataka High Court judge K.L Manjunath and that his removal should be recommended by the Chief Justice of India himself.

  • Pak’s constitution curbs religious freedom, says US

    Karachi: A report released by the United States Department said that Pakistan’s constitution curbs religious freedom and forbids Ahmadis from practicing their religion.

  • Balance required for appointing judges: Jay Panda

    New Delhi: Biju Janata Dal (BJD) leader Jay Panda said on Tuesday that the there needs to be a balance between the executive, legislature and the judiciary for the appointment of judges.

  • Pussy Riot members decide to sue Russian government

    London:The coming days may see Russia in the dock with two members of the feminist punk rock protest group, Pussy Riot, deciding to sue the government in the European court of human rights (ECHR) over the imprisonment imposed on them for a “punk prayer” protest at a Moscow cathedral in 2012.

  • Narendra Modi

    Modi speaks about need to reach farmers, increase productivity

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today spoke about the need to reach farmers and increase productivity to ensure maximum benefit to farmers. The Prime Minister was speaking at the 86th ICAR Foundation Day and Award Ceremony.