Free Press Journal
  • OIC holds emergency meeting on Gaza situation

    Jeddah: The executive committee of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Tuesday held an emergency ministerial meeting here to deliberate on the Israeli “aggression” on the Gaza Strip, state-run Saudi Press Agency reported.

  • Taxis again off Kolkata streets

    Kolkata: Inconveniencing thousands of commuters, taxis stayed off the roads here for the second consecutive day Tuesday of the agitation by drivers protesting police excesses.

  • Odisha floods kill 46, hit 3.5 million

    Bhubaneswar: The floods triggered by continuous rains have disrupted the lives of over 3.5 million people in 23 of Odisha’s 30 districts with the number of deaths rising to 46, the authorities said Tuesday.

  • Colombian duo sign up for ISL international players’ draft

    Mumbai: Colombian defenders Jairo Suarez and Andrés González have signed up for the international players draft for the inaugural season of the Indian Super League (ISL) that would be held in October.

  • Dayanidhi Maran

    CBI says charges will be filed against Maran

    New Delhi: The CBI Tuesday told the Supreme Court it will file charges against former telecom minister Dayanidhi Maran in the Aircel-Maxis deal by the end of this month.

  • Indian shooters biggest beneficiary of government grants

    New Delhi: With shooters bringing laurels at major international meets, the National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) has emerged as the biggest beneficiary of government grants in the last three years.

  • Fire in city highrise

    Kolkata:  Fire broke out at the basement of a multi-storied building in posh Alipore area here triggering panic among residents.

  • MCGM lifts water cuts in Mumbai

    Mumbai: The Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) today revoked water cuts it had imposed on the the island city earlier, as water levels in lakes are now on par with that of last year.

  • Sunil Paraskar

    Senior IPS officer Paraskar gets pre-arrest bail in rape case

    Mumbai: A special women’s court here today granted pre-arrest bail to senior IPS officer Sunil Paraskar, accused by a model of raping her, saying his custodial interrogation was not required in connection with the case.

  • Jitan Ram Manjhi

    Nitish-Lalu duo to generate political vitality: Manjhi

    Gaya (Bihar): Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi today showered praise on Lalu Prasad and Nitish Kumar describing them as “champion of social justice” and “symbol of development” respectively and said joining of two hands would generate a political vitality in the country.

  • Mumbai Taxis

    BombayHC gives nod for hike in taxi, auto fare

    The Bombay High Court, on Tuesday, gave a green signal to hike the fare of taxis and auto in the city. The minimum auto fare would now go up from Rs 15 to Rs 17, while minimum taxi fares would increase from Rs 19 to Rs 21.

  • Govt insulted CWG Athletes during felicitation

    Haryana Government created an atmosphere of embarrassment for the Indian Athletes by awarding them Empty envelopes to two athletes during their felicitation ceremony after their victory at CWG 2014.

  • Narendra Modi

    Modi hits out at Pakistan for proxy war against India

    Leh/Kargil: In his first direct attack on Pakistan after coming to power, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today accused it of indulging in a proxy war killing innocent people in India and said the number of army casualties is bigger this way than in a conventional battle.

  • Com for grant of third gender status to transgenders formed

    New Delhi: The government has constituted an inter-ministerial committee to pursue implementation of the recommendations of an Expert Committee, seeking “third gender” status for transgenders, Lok Sabha was informed today.

  • Sony Six bags telecast rights of Champions Tennis League

    Mumbai: Sports and entertainment channel Sony Six has bagged the exclusive broadcasting rights for the newly-floated Champions Tennis League (CTL) to be held from November 17-26 across six cities in India.