Free Press Journal
  • Five drown in Banas river

    Jaipur: Five members of a family drowned in the Banas river in Rajasthan’s Tonk district, police said today.

  • Leopard found dead in Nashik

    Nashik:  A one-and-half year-old leopard was found dead in a jungle in Chunchale Shivar near here with serious injuries indicating a prolonged fight with another wild cat, forest officials said today.

  • ‘Old age home’ for bovines

    Guruvayur (Ker): Revered by devotees of Lord Krishna, cows and bulls past their prime are being looked after at an ‘old age home’ by a temple here.

  • Rape

    Woman gangraped in Chhattisgarh

    Bilaspur:  A 26-year-old married woman was allegedly gangraped by four unidentified youth, who dumped her in a half-naked and unconscious state near a canal in Chhattisgarh’s Bilaspur district, police said today.

  • India’s first fish hospital to come up in Bengal

    Kolkata:  India’s first hospital to treat diseased fish and offer solutions to farmers will come up in West Bengal by mid-2015, an official said Wednesday.

  • No special provision for citizenship to Hindus from Pakistan

    New Delhi:  Hindus who have migrated to India from Pakistan will have to go through the usual process to get Indian citizenship and no special provisions are being made for this, the government said Wednesday.

  • Man gets 3-yr jail for injuring cops

    New Delhi: A man, who had injured cops with an illegal weapon 25 years ago to deter them from discharging their duty, has been sentenced to three years imprisonment by a Delhi court which said the testimonies of the policemen were “consistent and reliable”.

  • Hotel owner’s son killed by employee

    Aizawl: A hotel owner’s son was killed allegedly by his teenage employee in a hotel at Champhai in Mizoram, police said today.

  • Kidnapped SBI official in Meghalaya still untraced

    Shillong:  The whereabouts of a State Bank of India (SBI) official kidnapped by militants eight days ago are still not known, while 42 SBI branches across  the state remained shut demanding his release, an official said Wednesday.

  • Four judges assume charge in SC

    New Delhi:  Justices Abhay Manohar Sapre, R Banumathi, Prafulla Chandra Pant and Uday Umesh Lalit today assumed charge as Supreme Court judges, taking the apex court’s strength to 30, including Chief Justice R M Lodha.

  • Rehabilitation package distributed to 30 Bru families

    Aizawl: Rehabilitation and resettlement package were distributed today to the repatriated 30 Bru families at Mamit district bordering Tripura, state home department officials said.

  • Cong must resist ‘sectarian’ tendencies of Modi govt: Sonia Gandhi

    New Delhi: In a frontal attack on the Narendra Modi government, Congress President Sonia Gandhi today said there has been an “alarming increase” in communal incidents since it came to power and asked partymen to resist its “authoritarian and sectarian” tendencies.

  • River water floods village in Sundarbans

    Barasat (WB):  A village in Sundarbans has been flooded when about 200-ft of its embankment was breached by river water at Sandeshkhali in North 24-Parganas district, officials said today.

  • Hotel owner’s son killed by employee

    Aizawl: A hotel owner’s son was killed allegedly by his teenage employee in a hotel at Champhai in Mizoram, police said today.

  • 17 kg chemicals used for explosives in quarries seized

    Namakkal: About 17 kg of chemicals used to make explosives for quarries and manfacturing crackers have been seized from the residence of a woman and her son here, police said.

  • Son’s death prompts doctor to spread CPR awareness

    Jodhpur: Shaken by his son’s death from cardiac arrest, a retired government doctor has taken it on himself to spread awareness about cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) that needs to be administered in the “golden hour” after an attack before the patient is rushed to hospital for specialised treatment.

  • Humid morning in Delhi

    New Delhi: Delhiites woke up to another humid day today as monsoon rains continue to elude the national capital.