Free Press Journal
  • Omar Abdullah

    Kashmir celebrates Eid-ul Fitr amidst stray protests

    Srinagar:  Eid-ul Fitr, the Muslim festival marking the culmination of the fasting month of Ramzan, was today celebrated across Kashmir with traditional fervour and gaiety but for a few stray protests over the situation in Gaza.

  • US, EU set to impose further sanctions on Russia

    Berlin: The US and the European Union have reached a consensus on slapping tougher sanctions on Russia, including economic and financial penalties for Kremlin’s continued support to the pro-Russia separatists in Ukraine.

  • Muslims celebrate Eid in Meghalaya

    Shillong: Thousands of Muslims today celebrated Eid-ul-Fitr, which marks the end of Islamic holy month of Ramadan, with religious fervour and gaiety across Meghalaya.

  • Sexual harassment complaint against two JNU students

    New Delhi: A sexual harassment complaint has been filed with the gender sensitisation committee of the prestigious Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) against two students holding positions in the university students’ union.

  • Girl dies as a branch of a tree falls on her

    Berhampur (Odisha):An 18-year-old girl was killed and another injured when a branch of a tree fell on them at Bhanja Vihar on the outskirts of this south Odisha town, police said today.

  • UN chief calls on Israel, Palestinians to avoid more tensions

    United Nations: UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has strongly appealed to Israel and the Palestinians to avoid further escalation of tensions amid concerns that Israeli forces dropped leaflets in the northern Gaza Strip warning residents to evacuate the area.

  • Novak Djokovic

    Djokovic retains No. 1 spot in ATP rankings

    Johannesburg: Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic has remained on top of the latest men’s tennis rankings that were released by the ATP on Monday.

  • CoalMin to review status of formation of JV, SPV next week

    New Delhi:  The Coal Ministry has convened a meeting next week to review the progress on setting up special purpose vehicles (SPV) and joint ventures (JV) among state-owned firms which have been jointly allocated coal blocks.

  • US, EU to impose new sanctions on Russia

    Washington:  New sanctions would be imposed on Russia this week by the US and the European Union (EU) in the wake of Moscow’s continued assistance to rebels in eastern Ukraine.

  • Eid celebrated in Telangana, Andhra

    Hyderabad: Muslims across Telangana and Andhra Pradesh Tuesday celebrated Eid-ul-Fitr with religious fervour and gaiety and with prayers for the dead in Gaza.

  • Allahabad University V-C resigns

    Allahabad: Against the backdrop of protests on the Allahabad University campus, Vice-Chancellor Prof A K Singh has tendered his resignation, a top varsity official said here today.

  • Karzai cousin killed in Afghan suicide attack: officials

    Kandahar (Afghanistan): A suicide attacker killed a cousin of outgoing Afghan President Hamid Karzai near the volatile southern city of Kandahar today, officials said, raising tensions during a struggle over the contested election result.

  • (for representational purpose)

    Toll in Medak bus-train collision climbs to 18

    Hyderabad:  The toll in the school bus-train collision at an unmanned railway crossing in Telangana’s Medak district today rose to 18 after a 11-year-old girl succumbed to her injuries at a private hospital here, even as the condition of four other students remained critical.

  • Williams retains No. 1 spot in latest WTA rankings

    Johannesburg: American tennis ace Serena Williams has retained the top spot in the women’s tennis rankings in an unchanged top 10 released on Monday by the WTA Tour.

  • Climate change cooperation can start new phase in ties: Kerry

    Washington: Asserting that the solution to climate change is energy policy, Secretary of State John Kerry has fully supported the “saffron revolution” call of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, stating that cooperation between India and the US in the field would kick off a new chapter in bilateral ties.

  • MH17 crash: experts frustrated over delayed investigation

    Washington: Dutch and Australian experts gave up on gaining access to the Malaysian airlines MH17 crash site after hearing explosions and being warned of extreme violence in the area on Monday.

  • Gang rape case

    Girl gangraped by five at gunpoint

    New Delhi: A Class X student was allegedly gangraped by five persons, including two minors, at gunpoint in Uttam Nagar area of west Delhi.