Free Press Journal
  • IS militants kill 80 Yazidis in Northern Iraq

    London: Islamic State militants in Northern Iraq have reportedly killed at least 80 Yazidi Iraqis in a village and kidnapped many women and children.

  • Putting India under constant pressure is key to success

    London:  England have been rewarded for putting Indian batsmen under constant pressure says home paceman Chris Woakes, who took three wickets in visitors first innings collapse on the first day of the fifth Test, here.

  • 650 families displaced in Yemen conflict

    United Nations: About 650 families, or 4,550 people, have been displaced by the conflict in northern Yemen, a UN spokesperson said.

  • Journalist murdered in Honduras

    Tegucigalpa: A broadcast journalist has been murdered in Honduras, becoming the seventh journalist to be slain in the Central American country this year, a police source said.

  • Stephen Harper

    Canadian Prime Minister praises India

    Toronto:  India and Canada have long standing and positive bilateral relations based on mutual interests, Prime Minister Stephen Harper has said and lauded the contributions of Indo-Canadians to the prosperity of his country.

  • Brendan Rodgers

    Rodgers plans to keep spending in post-Suarez era

    Liverpool:  Brendan Rodgers admits he still wants to sign a new striker as Liverpool prepare to start life without Luis Suarez when they face Southampton at Anfield on Sunday.

  • Roger Federer

    Federer ousts Murray to reach semi-finals

    Cincinnati:  Roger Federer calmly worked through a second-set deficit to defeat Andy Murray 6-3, 7-5 for a place in the semi-finals of the ATP Tour’s Cincinnati Masters.

  • Mathematical training workshop held in Kashmir

    Srinagar : A two-week-long workshop on Mathematics Training and Talent Search (MTTS) programme was organized by Jammu and Kashmir Institute of Mathematical Sciences (JKIMS).

  • Rahul Gandhi

    Rahul Gandhi must take responsibility for Congress’ defeat

    New Delhi : Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Majid Memon today said that he was not in support of the Antony Committee Report which gave a clean chit to Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi for the party’s poor performance in the Lok Sabha elections.

  • SC moved against panel to hire judges

    New Delhi : The Supreme Court was on Thursday moved seeking the quashing of the bill for setting up the National Judicial Appointment Commission (NJAC) for the appointment of judges to the apex court and high courts as passed by parliament

  • ‘Voice of poor is heard in Tamil Nadu’

    Chennai : Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa on Friday said the voice of the poor is heard in Fort St. George, the seat of power in the state, reports IANS.

  • modi-speech

    END OF THE COMMAND ECONOMY

    New Delhi :  It is the ends of the command economy. The Planning Commission, which is being junked, is perceived by Prime Minister Narendra Modi as an archaic institution and its laboriously crafted five-year plans a relic of a bygone era.

  • Another Cong post-mortem

    New Delhi :  The Congress party has concluded its internal post mortem exercise into the worst electoral defeat it has suffered in its 129 year long history. Its tally of Lok Sabha seats had plunged from 206 in 2009 to 44 in 2014. The four member A K Antony committee appointed by Congress president Sonia Gandhi has submitted its report to her.

  • Don’t encroach: CJI tells executive, legislature

    New Delhi :  A day after Parliament approved scrapping of the collegium system for appointment of judges, Chief Justice of India RM Lodha on Friday said the people in the executive, the legislature and the judiciary need to function within their own assigned spheres without encroaching upon the domain of others.