Free Press Journal
  • Bhagwan Mahavir statue vandalised in Goa

    Panaji: Anyone who uses a hammer to smash a statue of Jain Tirthankara Bhagwan Mahavir, a messenger of peace, has to be “mentally unstable”, Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar told the Goa legislative assembly Tuesday, while also promising a bigger, shatter-proof statue of the sage.

  • CSI assures support for IT hub in Vizag

    Viskhapatnam: The Computer Society of India (CSI) will play a constructive role in making Visakhapatnam the next IT destination in Andhra Pradesh, a senior official said today.

  • CPI(M) criticises govt for calling off Indo-Pak talks

    New Delhi: CPI(M) today criticised the government for calling off the Indo-Pak talks after Kashmiri separatists met Pakistan High Commissioner, saying the decision was “inexplicable” as these meetings could be held only after the authorities permitted them.

  • Court acquits man in rape case as girl turns hostile

    New Delhi: A man accused of raping a girl from the North-east on a false promise of marriage has been acquitted by a Delhi court as she turned hostile and deposed that he had never established physical relations with her.

  • HC notice to Centre, AIIMS for refusing surgery to poor man

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court Tuesday issued notice to the Centre, city government and All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on a plea by a person seeking a direction to the hospital to provide him free treatment costing nearly Rs. 8 lakh for Reiter’s disease.

  • Unborn baby’s skeleton removed from woman’s womb after 36 yrs

    Nagpur: In a rare surgery, a team of doctors from a city hospital removed the skeleton of an unborn baby from the womb of a 60-year-old woman after a span of 36 years, possibly the longest that the remains of an ectopic pregnancy were retained in a female body.

  • Director Ed Wood’s wife dies at 93

    Los Angeles: Actress Norma McCarty, who was the wife of horror-filmmaker Ed Wood, has passed away at the age of 93.

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    Geelani arrives at Pak High Commission

    New Delhi: Separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani has reached the Pakistan High Commission here in New Delhi to meet Pakistani High Commissioner Abdul Basit.

  • Prithviraj Chavan

    Abolishing Planning Commission will cost the nation: Maha CM

    Mumbai: Opposing Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s decision to do away with the Planning Commission and have a new institution in its place will “cost the nation”, Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan said today.

  • Daughters take care as you age

    New York: If you are blessed with a daughter, take heart because in your golden years, they are the ones – and not sons – who are going to care for you.