Free Press Journal
  • One dead, three injured in truck-bike collision

    Siwan: One person died on the spot while three others were injured in a collision between a truck and a speeding motorcycle in Siwan district of Bihar today, police said.

  • Trinamool MLA passes away in Manipur

    Imphal:  Trinamool Congress MLA Maibam Kunjo died following protracted illness in his official residence at Babupara here.

  • Cook held for murder at former minister’s house

    New Delhi: A 35-year-old cook has been arrested for murdering a man in the servant quarter of former union minister Kumari Selja’s house, police said Tuesday.

  • PM Modi inaugurates Leh-Kargil-Srinagar power transmission line

    Leh, (Jammu and Kashmir): Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Leh-Kargil-Srinagar power transmission line and an NHPC (National Hydroelectric Power Corporation) project on his second visit to Jammu and Kashmir today.

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    Government to fight corruption with all its might: Modi

    Leh:  Underlining his government’s resolve to fight graft which has “ruined” the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today expressed his willingness to take along people from various parties who have been fighting corruption.

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    Naxal held in Chhattisgarh

    Raipur: A hardcore Maoist carrying a reward of Rs 20,000 on his head was arrested during a search operation in Chhattisgarh’s insurgency-hit Narayanpur district, police said today.

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    UN names 3-member panel to probe Gaza conflict war crimes

    United Nations: The UN has named three experts as members of an independent inquiry commission that will probe possible human rights violations and war crimes committed, particularly in the Gaza Strip, during the recent conflict between the Israelis and the Palestinians.

  • Over 70 arrested in Spain for human trafficking

    Madrid:  Spanish police arrested 72 people and uncovered a band dedicated to illegally smuggling Albanian citizens to Britain, authorities said Monday.

  • US continues hitting ISIL targets, providing humanitarian aid

    Washington: The US has continued with its two-pronged mission in Iraq, hitting the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) targets and providing humanitarian aid to thousands of people stranded on Mount Sinjar.

  • 9 killed in heavy rains in southwest China

    Beijing: At least nine people were killed and 11 others went missing after heavy rains lashed southwest China for the last two days.

  • 1 killed in blast in China home

    Beijing: A woman was killed and six other persons were injured in an explosion at a home in east China’s Zhejiang Province, police said.

  • New plant gives hope to Guatemalan coffee growers

    Guatemala City: On a plantation called Majadas del Tesoro, some 238 km east of Guatemala City, a group of coffee growers has given new hope to the sector in this country with the discovery of a strain of the coffee plant resistant to roya, a highly destructive fungus.

  • First US smartphone ‘kill switch’ bill awaits nod

    New York: A US legislation that empowers smartphone users with a ‘kill switch’ in case their device is stolen is now with California Governor Jerry Brown to become a law.