Free Press Journal
  • Remove encroachments within “NCZ” along Kaliasot river: NGT

    New Delhi: Stressing that “protection” and “improvement” of the environment is need of the hour, the National Green Tribunal has directed Madhya Pradesh to remove all encroachments within a 33-metre “No Construction Zone” (NCZ) along the entire length of the Kaliasot river.

  • ceasefire in Gaza

    Hamas executes 11 informers for Israel as fighting continues

    Jerusalem:Israel today pressed ahead with its offensive against Hamas in Gaza, killing at least four Palestinians, even as the militant group claimed that it executed 11 suspected informers for the Jewish state following the killing of its top commanders.

  • Armed forces will give a fitting reply to Pakistan: BJP

    New Delhi: Commenting on the series of ceasefire violations by Pakistan this week, Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Nalin Kohli said today that the government, and in particular  Defence Minister Arun Jaitley, have made it clear that the armed forces will give a fitting reply.

  • Anand Sharma

    Cong claims SC’s observations have vindicated its stand on LoP

    New Delhi: Latching on to Supreme Court’s observations on Leader of Opposition issue, Congress today said it “vindicates” the party’s stand and alleged that the Speaker’s decision to deny the LoP status to it in Lok Sabha appeared “coloured by BJP’s partisan agenda”.

  • Arun Jaitley

    Jaitley in ‘rape’ remark row, victim’s parents flay him

    New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley was today at the centre of a row over his “small rape incident” remark with attack being mounted on him from various quarters even as he said he had not referred to any particular case and that he had no intention of trivialising any crime.

  • Sushma Swaraj

    TNA delegation meets Swaraj

    New Delhi: A delegation of Tamil National Alliance (TNA), which rules Jaffna Province of Sri Lanka, today called on External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and said India can play a major role in resolving the ethnic Tamil problem in the island nation.

  • Rihanna

    Rihanna obtains restraining order

    Los Angeles:  Singer Rihanna has obtained a restraining order against a man who was caught eyeing her Hollywood Hills property here last week.

  • Justin Bieber

    Justin Bieber pays $10,000 bill for pet monkey

    Los Angeles:  Singer Justin Bieber has finally paid over $10,000 to cover the cost of caring for the pet monkey he abandoned in Germany last year.

  • Cockfight is banned under PCA Act, says HC

    Madurai: The Madras High Court bench here today ruled that it could not give any direction to police to permit cockfights as fight between birds and animals was prohibited under Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act, 1960.

  • Germany’s Friedrich to power Mumbai Franchise in ISL

    Mumbai: Striving to build a formidable outfit with world-class football players on board, the Mumbai Franchise of the Indian Super League (ISL) today announced the signing of Germany’s Manuel Friedrich for the inaugural season of the upcoming league.

  • Rohit Shetty

    Rohit Shetty to direct ‘Ram Lakhan’ remake

    Mumbai:  Filmmaker Karan Johar is set to produce the remake of Subhash Ghai’s 1989 film “Ram Lakhan” in association with the latter’s Mukta Arts. Hit director Rohit Shetty has been roped in to helm the project.

  • Srinagar Book Fair to begin tomorrow

    Srinagar: The week-long Srinagar Book Fair organised by the National Book Trust (NBT) will kick start here tomorrow with an aim to promote book reading habits among the people and revive the intellectual culture in Kashmir Valley.

  • Drafting of Lokayukta Bill 2014 completed in Mizoram

    Aizawl: Mizoram’s Lokayukta Drafting Committee has completed the draft Lokayukta Bill, 2014 and uploaded the bill in the state law department’s website, officials of the state law and judicial department today said.

  • Catholic forum welcomes ban on Sri Ram Sene in Goa

    Panaji: All Goa Catholic Minority Front (AGCMF) has welcomed the state government’s decision to ban controversial right wing outfit Sri Ram Sene in the state.