Free Press Journal
  • Indian priest arrested for possessing child pornography

    New York: A 47-year-old Indian priest has been arrested in the US state of Florida on charges of possessing child pornography, with authorities saying he asked a 14-year old boy to help him delete about 40 pornographic images of young boys from his phone.

  • Seven militants killed in Karachi during searches

    Islamabad: At least seven militants were killed in a search operation conducted by police in Pakistan’s southern port city of Karachi Thursday, officials said.

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    TN announces Pongal bonus for govt employees

    Chennai:  Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam today announced disbursement of bonus ahead of the harvest festival of Pongal to government employees, teachers and pensioners.

  • AirAsia plane black box

    Air Asia: Divers battle strong current to locate black box

    Jakarta/Singapore: Indonesian military divers today battled strong waves to reach the submerged tail section of the crashed AirAsia Flight QZ8501 in the murky depths of the Java Sea in the hopes of finding the crucial black box.

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    Sanjay Dutt to stay out of jail till further order

    Bollywood Actor sanjay Dutt who was out on a bail of two weeks from Yerwada Jail, got a relief from today, after the court said that he will be out till the next orders.

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    Sushma Swaraj says India’s diaspora an ‘asset’

    Gandhinagar : Terming India’s diaspora as an asset to the nation, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Thursday said the government is determined to work closely with the overseas Indian community to leverage each other’s strength to mutual benefit.

  • Explosion near mosque in eastern France

    Washington: An explosion has reportedly occurred at a kebab shop near a mosque at Villefranche-sur-Saone in eastern France.

  • ‘Paris attack reminder of fragility of freedom of expression’

    Paris: The deadly attack on a French satirical magazine office Wednesday is a tragic reminder that the freedom of expression is fragile and those who defend it may pay the ultimate price for doing so, Unesco Director-General Irina Bokova said Thursday.

  • Kin of road accident victim get over Rs 17 L compensation

    New Delhi:  Family members of a 55-year-old man, who died after being hit by a rashly driven car, have been awarded a compensation of over Rs 17 lakh by a Motor Accident Claims Tribunal (MACT) here.

  • CISF trooper kills self in Delhi Metro

    New Delhi: A CISF constable posted in Delhi Metro’s Airport Express line committed suicide early Thursday by shooting himself with his service rifle, police said.

  • Extension of GHADC opposed in Meghalaya

    Shillong: The Meghalaya People’s Forum, a platform of opposition parties, today said they would urge the Governor not to allow the state government’s decision of extending the tenure of the Garo Hills Autonomous District Council by another six months.

  • Two NDFB militants arrested in Assam along with arms

    Kajalgaon (Assam):  Two militants of NDFB-Songbijit faction, which had massacred over 70 people in lower Assam districts in December, and another person who had provided shelter to one of them was arrested and arms were seized from them in lower Assam’s Chirang district.

  • HC stays closure of Delhi bio-medical disposal plant

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court Thursday stayed the immediate closure of a bio-medical waste treatment plant here that is allegedly impacting the health of a nearby colony’s residents after the Delhi government sought more time to shift it.

  • Paris attack is disservice to Islam: Omar Abdullah

    Srinagar: Outgoing Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today said the attack on the office of French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo was a disservice to Islam.