Free Press Journal
  • Narendra Modi

    Modi condoles Nepal tragedy

    Kathmandu:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday offered condolences after a landslide killed at least eight people in Nepal.

  • Modi unites Jeet Bahadur with his family

    Kathmandu: Hours after his arrival here on the first bilateral visit by an Indian prime minister in 17 years, Narendra Modi united Jeet Bahadur Saru Magar with his family members at a hotel in Kathmandu.

  • Gita in schools? Improper, says CPI-M

    New Delhi:  The CPI-M Sunday described as “improper and unwarranted” Supreme Court judge A.R. Dave’s suggestion that the Gita and the Mahabaratha should be taught in schools.

  • India, US to deepen strategic ties: Pakistan daily

    Islamabad: US Secretary of State John Kerry’s visit to New Delhi shows that the US and India are “determined … to forge deeper and strategic ties”, a Pakistani newspaper said Sunday.

  • 10 held in Odisha for torturing old woman

    Bhubaneswar: At least 10 people were arrested for torturing an old woman last week for alleged witchcraft in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj district, police said Sunday.

  • 10 killed in Karachi after first monsoon shower

    Islamabad: At least ten people died in roof collapse or were electrocuted in different areas in the Pakistani port city of Karachi after the first monsoon shower, media reported Sunday.

  • Student files action lawsuit against Facebook

    London:  An Austrian law student has filed a class action lawsuit at a commercial court in Vienna against Facebook over privacy violations.

  • Dipika-Joshana grab gold, India pick up medals aplenty on penultimate day

    Glasgow: Dipika Pallikal and Joshana Chinappa etched their name in Indian squash history by winning the country’s first Commonwealth Games medal – a gold – from the discipline, while boxers, powerlifters and shuttlers, and a triple jumper picked up a clutch of prized metals on the penultimate day of competition here Saturday.

  • Triple jumper Arpinder clinches bronze

    Glasgow: Arpinder Singh signed off India’s show in athletics by winning the men’s triple jump bronze at the Commonwealth Games here Saturday.

  • No marks for Indian javelin throwers

    Glasgow:  For reasons known best to them, Indian javelin throwers Vipin Kasana and Ravinder Singh Khaira didn’t take part in the final round amidst a heavy downpour in the Commonwealth Games at the Hampden Park here Saturday.

  • Indian women’s 4x400m relay team disqualified

    Glasgow: Defending champions India were disqualified from the women’s 4x400m relay finals in the 2014 Commonwealth Games at the Hampden Park here Saturday.

  • Indian boxers disappoint, settle for four silvers

    Glasgow: Hopes were high from Indian boxers with four of them reaching the finals at Commonwealth Games but all lost their respective summit clashes to settle for the silver medals at the SSE Hydro here Saturday.

  • Vijender Singh

    Indian boxer Vijender settles for silver

    Glasgow: Indian boxer Vijender Singh had to settle for the silver medal losing 1-2 to England’s Anthony Fowler in the final of the men’s 75 kg category in the 2014 Commonwealth Games at the SSE Hydro here Saturday.

  • S. K.Jain

    CBI arrests Syndicate Bank CMD

    New Delhi:  The CBI Saturday arrested S.K. Jain, chairman and managing director (CMD) of state-owned Syndicate Bank along with five others for allegedly taking a bribe of Rs.50 lakh, an official said.

  • Indian powerlifter Rahelu wins silver, Sakina bronze

    Glasgow: Indian powerlifters Rajinder Rahelu and Sakina Khatun stole the limelight on the penultimate day of the 2014 Commonwealth Games winning the silver and the bronze medal in their respective events here Saturday.

  • Narendra Modi

    Excited about visit to Nepal, says Modi

    New Delhi:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday said he was “excited” about his visit to Nepal that reflects the two nations’ “shared heritage of nature, history, culture, spiritualism and religion”.

  • landslide

    Maharashtra’s worst landslide claims 82 lives, 130 still trapped

    Pune:  Maharashtra’s worst landslide disaster in Malin village of Pune district has claimed the lives of 82 people, half of them women, officials said here Saturday. Another estimated 130 villagers are still trapped or missing.

  • Narendra Modi

    Modi reaches Nepal Sunday leading 101-member team

    Kathmandu:  Narendra Modi, accompanied by a 101-member delegation including seven ministers, arrives here Sunday on a two-day visit, making it the first bilateral visit by an Indian prime minister to this Himalayan nation in 17 years.

  • Landslide

    Landslide blocks river, kills 8 in Nepal; Bihar sounds flood alert

    Patna/Kathmandu: Bihar has issued an alert over likely floods in four districts and ordered evacuation of people after fears about a drastic rise in the water level of the Kosi river Saturday following a landslide that killed eight people in Nepal with mud and rocks crashing down and blocking a tributary of the river.