Free Press Journal
  • Nearly 23 million ‘bots’ among tweeter users

    New York: As many as 23 million of its 271 million active users (MAUs) are not humans but “bots”, says microblogging site Twitter in its new filing.

  • Ebola

    Ebola death toll crosses 1000: WHO

    Washington: A press statement issued by the World Health Organization (WHO) has revealed that the number of deaths caused by the Ebola virus in West Africa has crossed 1,000.

  • Five killed in Pakistan

    Islamabad: At least five people were killed and two injured in two separate incidents in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.

  • Sikh rights group asks NY Mayor to address hate crime issues

    New York: In the wake of two alleged hate crimes against Sikhs here, a civil rights group has appealed to New York Mayor Bill de Blasio to urgently address the issue of discrimination against the minority community.

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    Narendra Modi slams Pak for proxy war against India

    Leh: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today came out strongly against Pakistan for continuing its proxy war of terrorism against India, saying it has lost the strength to fight a conventional war.

  • Popular Arunachal folk tale Abotani in animation soon

    Itanagar: Outside Arunachal Pradesh very few people know about Abotani and his exploits, but with a London-based trust planning to make an animated movie on the mythical hero, the folk tales can now soon reach a wider audience.

  • SC denies petition seeking details of Netaji’s disappearance

    New Delhi:  The Supreme Court Tuesday declined to hold an immediate hearing on a petition seeking directions to the government to furnish details on the mysterious disappearance of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose.

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    I’ve already visited J&K twice: Narendra Modi

    Leh: There was a time when prime ministers rarely visited Jammu and Kashmir, but now the prime minister has come here twice, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said here Tuesday.

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    Ladakh demands opening of new Kailash Mansarovar Yatra

    Leh:  Opening of Kailash Mansarovar yatra route from Ladakh, royalty in hydro power projects and a multi-purpose tunnel through Khardongla were some of the demands put forth by Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council before Prime Minister Narendra Modi here today.

  • Two injured in Manipur grenade blast

    Imphal:  Two persons have been injured when militants exploded a powerful grenade at the private residence of Manipur parliamentary secretary and Congress MLA M Prithiviraj in interior Bishenpur district, the police said today.

  • ‘Invest more in teachers’ training than technology’

    Kolkata:  Indian English is far more “erudite and elegant” than what is heard in England, said a British educationist who stressed on investing more on training teachers than on technology.

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    Narendra Modi arrives in Leh on maiden visit

    Leh:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived here today on his maiden visit during which he will inaugurate two hydro-power projects and lay the foundation stone for the 349-km Leh-Srinagar transmission line.

  • Urdu ‘mushaira’ held in the Valley

    Srinagar : An All India Urdu ‘Mushaira’ was held in Kashmir Valley for the promotion of Urdu language and to make a platform for the future generation of poets. Some renowned poets of the Valley organized an all India Urdu ‘Mushaira’ in a hotel on the banks of the world famous Dal Lake.