Free Press Journal
  • Critical review of Army recovery vehicle next month

    Chennai:  The critical design review of Armoured Repair and Recovery Vehicle, which is presently being developed by a DRDO lab here, is scheduled for next month, signaling the completion of design of the vehicle for the Indian Army.

  • Cartoonists Show Solidarity for Charlie Hebdo

    From across the world, cartoonists have shown their solidarity for the victims of Charlie Hebdo. We pick out some of the best cartoons and messages given in their solidarity.

  • LED lights to illuminate Agartala

    Agartala:  The Tripura government has initiated a move to illuminate Agartala through LED lights, replacing sodium vapour and other lamps to save energy by over 40 percent, a minister said here Friday.

  • Cancer

    Analysts: Pfizer’s new type of cancer drug may get OK early

    New York: The first in a new class of cancer medicines, Pfizer’s Ibrance (EYE’-branse), appears poised for approval to treat advanced breast cancer within just a few months and could quickly become a blockbuster, some analysts believe.

  • France to host international ‘anti-terrorism’ meeting Sunday

    Paris: France’s interior minister said he would host an international meeting Sunday for his counterparts from the United States and Europe to discuss the battle against terrorism in the wake of the Paris magazine massacre.


    Narendra Modi has understood difficulties of NRIs, says Rajnath Singh

    Gandhinagar : Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi understood the difficulties faced by Non-Resident Indians (NRI), and therefore, worked to merge the Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) and Overseas Citizenship of India (OCI) schemes.

  • Four killed, 19 hurt in road mishap at Osmanabad

    Osmanabad:  Four persons were killed and 19 others injured, two of them seriously, in a road accident today near Chorakhali village here, police said.

  • Amit Shah

    Amit Shah to visit city on Jan 27

    Mangaluru: BJP’s membership campaign in Dakshina Kannada district is expected to get a boost with the scheduled visit of party’s national president Amit Shah to the city on January 27, party district president K Pratap Simha Nayak has said.

  • Kargil freezes at minus 17.2 deg C; coldest in J-K

    Srinagar:  Kargil, in the frontier Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir, continued to be the coldest recorded place in the state registering the lowest temperature of the season, with Mercury remaining several degrees below the freezing point elsewhere, a MeT department official said.

  • Haji Yakub Qureshi

    Case filed against Ex-UP min for defending Paris terror attack

    Meerut:  A case has been registered against former Uttar Pradesh minister and BSP leader Haji Yakub Qureshi for his controversial comments, in which he defended the terror attack on French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo.

  • Nido Tania

    Nido Tania case: HC issues notice to CBI, 4 accused

    New Delhi:  The Delhi High Court today sought response of the CBI on a plea filed by father of Northeast student Nido Tania, who died last year after he was allegedly beaten up by some persons at Lajpat Nagar here.

  • Venkaiah Naidu

    Implement 13th amendment: M Venkaiah Naidu to new Lankan govt

    Chennai:  The new government elected in Sri Lanka should implement the 13th amendment in “letter and spirit” and the aspirations of the ethnic Tamils there must be met, Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu said here today.

  • Maithripala Sirisena

    Protect all Sri Lankans, Sirisena urged

    New Delhi:  A US-based rights group expressed the hope Friday that Sri Lanka’s president-elect Maithripala Sirisena will protect the rights of all citizens whatever their ethnicity or religion.