Free Press Journal
  • Bergdahl questioned by Army about capture

    Houston:  The US Army has begun questioning Sgt Bowe Bergdahl about his disappearance in Afghanistan that led to five years in captivity by the Taliban, his attorney and an Army spokeswoman said.

  • Japanese aircraft entered ADIZ for reconnaissance: China

    Beijing:  China today said several Japanese aircraft entered its Air Defense Identification Zone over the East China Sea and carried out extensive reconnaissance amid increasing maritime tensions between the two countries.

  • Missing minor girl’s body found

    Lakhimpur: The body of a missing 13-year-old girl was today recovered from a sugarcane field in a semi-nude condition in Nighasan police limits, police said here.

  • Islamic State seizes more towns in Iraq

    Baghdad: The Islamic State (IS) Sunni insurgent group has taken control of two large towns and at least three more areas in Iraq’s northern province of Nineveh and at the edge of the semi-autonomous region of Kurdistan, a security source said Thursday.

  • Complete under-construction power projects at the earliest: CM

    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav today directed the power department to get all under-construction projects completed at the earliest so that they can start supplying power from next year.

  • meghalaya floods

    Vast stretch of Mahanadi delta zone flooded, toll 34

    Bhubaneswar:  Flood waters engulfed vast areas of the delta region of Mahanadi river system in Odisha even as the death toll due to heavy rains and floods in the state climbed to 34.

  • Haryana gurdwara row: SC says maintain status quo

    Haryana: The Supreme Court Thursday directed SGPC and Haryana Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee to maintain status quo in respect of all the 52 gurdwaras in Haryana as of 2.30 p.m. Thursday.

  • First results of probe into Air Algerie crash expected

    Paris: French officials were today expected to reveal the first results of their investigation into the crash of an Air Algerie flight in Mali that killed all 116 people on board.

  • Russia extends import ban over Ukraine sanctions

    Moscow: The Russian government has banned all imports of meat, fish, milk and milk products and fruit and vegetables from the United States, the European Union, Australia, Canada and Norway, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev announced today.

  • Twitter

    Too much twitter may drive you crazy

    London: If you have a tendency to read and post tweets for several hours a day, watch out for psychiatric disorders.