Free Press Journal
  • Gen Raheel Sharif

    Pakistan army chief vows to eliminate all terrorists

    Islamabad: Following the Pakistani Taliban’s attack on a school in Peshawar in which scores of people, mostly children, died, Pakistan Army chief General Raheel Sharif Tuesday vowed to continue the fight against the militants until they are completely eliminated from the country.

  • drugs seized

    Samjhauta train, peace bus being used for narcotics smuggling

    Chandigarh: Calling for the union government’s intervention in securing Punjab’s 553-km long international border with Pakistan against drugs smuggling, Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Tuesday said that the peace train and bus service between India and Pakistan was being used for sending consignments of narcotics.

  • Delhi law mnister Somnath Bharti

    Midnight raid case: Bharti moves Delhi HC against

    New Delhi,  Former Delhi law minister Somnath Bharti Tuesday moved the Delhi High Court against the NHRC decision asking the city government to pay Rs.25,000 each to the African women “victims of racial prejudice and unlawful acts” whose homes the AAP leader had allegedly barged into during a controversial midnight campaign.

  • rape case

    Symbolic events on gang rape stress women’s safety

    New Delhi: A number of events, including a symbolic bus ride, were held in the capital Tuesday to remember the victim of the horrific gang rape on a bus two years ago, as the participants stressed the need for safety and security for women.

  • HC notice to Centre, UP for CBI probe in Yadav Singh case

    Lucknow: The Allahabad High Court today directed Centre, state government, Noida Development Authority, DGP, CBI and other respondents to file their response on a PIL seeking CBI probe in the case of illegally amassed assets of suspended Noida Chief Engineer Yadav Singh.

  • H D Deve Gowda

    Combined effort should be made to destroy Taliban, says Deve Gowda

    New Delhi: Condemning the terror strike on a school in Peshawar, former prime minister and Janata Dal Secular (JD-S) chief H.D. Deve Gowda on Tuesday said that the world should unite and make a combined effort to destroy Taliban from the roots.

  • Ranji: Tamil Nadu beat J&K, UP’s Mishra floors Madhya Pradesh

    New Delhi: Tamil Nadu scored an emphatic 277-run victory over visitors Jammu and Kashmir in Dindgul on the third day of the Ranji Trophy match while medium pacer Amit Mishra’s six-wicket haul helped Uttar Pradesh bowl out Madhya Pradesh for 63 runs in their second innings in Indore Tuesday.

  • N. Srinivasan

    SC asks BCCI to explain effect of Srinivasan not owning CSK

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court Tuesday asked the BCCI to disclose the effect on the IPL and Champions League Twenty20 cricket tournaments if its president N. Srinivasan doesn’t own the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) franchise.

  • Indian tourism to be re-launched Dec 25

    New Delhi:  To promote safety, security and hospitality of tourists on a massive scale, union Minister of Tourism and Culture Mahesh Sharma Tuesday said his ministry will be re-launching Indian tourism with new agenda Dec 25.

  • SEBI bars Bengal construction firm from mobilizing funds

    Kolkata: The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) Tuesday prevented West Bengal-based Mondal Construction Co Ltd (MCCL) from raising funds through issuance of securities following an initial probe by the capital market regulator.

  • Walmart Foundation trains 12,000 women in India

    Bengaluru: Global retail giant’s Walmart Foundation trained nearly 12,000 women with life skills in 30 factories across Gujarat, Karnataka, and Tamil Nadu with Swasti Health Resources Centre of the Catalyst Group, a company official said Tuesday.

  • Rajya Sabha stalled over conversion row

    New Delhi: Heated exchanges were witnessed in the Rajya Sabha Tuesday as the opposition once again raised the issue of religious conversions and refused to relent unless Prime Minister Narendra Modi assured the house of action. The main accused in the religious conversion case, meanwhile, surrendered in Agra.

  • 123 players retained, 5 traded across teams for 2015 IPL

    Mumbai: As many as 123 cricketers were retained by the Indian Premier League (IPL) franchises while five Indians were traded during the player trade window for the 2015 season, a BCCI statement said Tuesday.

  • Kerala set to benefit from tourist visa on arrival

    Thiruvananthapuram:  Kerala Tourism is likely get a boost as nationals from 43 countries are now eligible to get Tourist Visa on Arrival (TVoA) enabled with Electronic Travel Authorisation (ETA) at its Thiruvananthapuram and Kochi international airports.