Free Press Journal
  • Family of six murdered in China

    Beijing:  At least six members of a family were murdered Friday in China’s Hunan province, a police official said.

  • UCC can’t be sued for Bhopal plant contamination: US court

    New York:  In a major blow to victims of the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy, a US court here has ruled that the Union Carbide Corporation (UCC) cannot be sued for the ongoing contamination from the chemical plant.

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    New army chief warns Pak of immediate response

    New Delhi:  New Army Chief General Dalbir Singh Suhag on Friday warned Pakistan that India’s response to any provocative acts like last year’s beheading of a soldier, would be “more than adequate, intense and immediate”.

  • Israel, Hamas agree to 72-hour Gaza truce brokered by US, UN

    UN/Jerusalem:  Israel and Hamas today agreed to an unconditional 72-hour ceasefire in Gaza even as the US said the deal to be negotiated in Cairo by Israeli and Palestinians is an opportunity to find a long-term solution to end the deadly 25-day conflict that has claimed over 1,500 lives.

  • Gas explosions kill 24, injure 271 in Taiwan

    Kaohsiung (Taiwan):  At least 24 people were killed and 271 others injured when several underground gas explosions ripped through Taiwan’s second-largest city overnight, hurling concrete through the air and blasting long trenches in the streets, authorities said today.

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    President congratulates CWG medal winners

    New Delhi:  President Pranab Mukherjee Friday congratulated sportspersons who won medals at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow Thursday.

  • 10 killed in Bangladesh train-bus collision

    Dhaka:  At least 10 people were killed and 50 injured Friday when a train collided with a bus at a railway crossing in Bangladesh’s Jhenaidah district.

  • US welcomes Japan’s new policy on collective self-defense

    Washington:  US Vice President Joe Biden called Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and welcomed his government’s new policy on collective self-defense, saying that it will enhance bilateral ties and enable Japan to make greater contributions to global peace and security.

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    John Kerry reaches 7 RCR to meet PM Modi

    New Delhi: U.S Secretary of State John Kerry has reached 7 Race Course Road to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi here today.

  • Congressional resolution honours victims of Wisconsin shootout

    Washington: A bipartisan Congressional resolution introduced on the second anniversary of Oak Creek Gurudwara shooting that killed six people has condemned the murderous attack and honours the memory of its victims.

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    Taking up US snooping issue reflects NDA Govt’s strength

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and spokesperson Siddharth Nath Singh today said that taking up the issue of snooping by the United States at the fifth Indo- US Strategic Dialogue by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, reflects that the NDA government is strong unlike the previous UPA government.

  • UN sets up task force to reduce flight risks over war zones

    United Nations:  In the wake of the downing of the Malaysia Airlines jet over Ukraine, the UN and global aviation bodies have set up a task force to reduce the risks of civilian planes flying over conflict areas and ensure that the “right information reaches the right people at the right time” to prevent similar tragedies.

  • Heavy rains lash North Kerala

    Kozhikode: Heavy rains have been lashing the northern districts of Kerala in the last two days, especially  Kasargod, Kozhikode, Wayanad and Kannur districts, inundating many low lying areas.