Free Press Journal
  • Al Qaeda

    Yemen Al Qaeda leader warns France of more attacks

    Sanaa:  A top leader of the Yemen-based Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) praised the attacks at the Charlie Hebdo magazine and at a Jewish supermarket in Paris, threatening France with more attacks “if they did not stop abusing Muslims”, according to a video posted on Saturday.

  • Cilic withdraws from Australian Open

    Melbourne: US Open champion Croatian Marin Cilic Saturday withdrew from the Australian Open tennis tournament, starting Jan 19, with a shoulder injury.

  • ‘Technology key to military preparedness’

    Bengaluru: With global security environment rapidly changing due to the weakening of nation states and rise of asymmetric threats, technology would be key to military preparedness, Stanford University emeritus professor Arogyaswami Paulraj said Saturday.

  • Latest Nigeria massacre deadliest by Boko Haram?

    Abuja: Hundreds of bodies remain strewn in the bush in the Nigerian town of Baga after Boko Haram attacks that Amnesty International described as the “deadliest massacre” by the militant group, media reported Saturday.

  • Arvind Kejriwal

    Kejriwal hits back at Prime Minister Modi

    New Delhi: Hitting back at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his “anarachist” comment, AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal today said the BJP was rattled ahead of the Delhi assembly elections and was resorting to personal attacks since it had no “positive agenda”.

  • NIA makes another arrest in Burdwan blast case

    New Delhi: National Investigation Agency (NIA) today arrested an alleged operative of banned Jamaat-ul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) terror outfit Rezaul Karim, believed to be in charge of transporting explosives to various places in Burdwan in West Bengal.

  • Man slashed in New Zealand gurdwara

    Auckland: A man was slashed in the face with a kirpan — a ceremonial religious knife — after an altercation at a gurdwara in New Zealand, media reported.

  • Minister, MP, thespians quit pro-Trinamool theatre forum

    Kolkata: The back-to-back resignations of a minister, an MP and two well-known stage personalities have left a pro-Trinamool Congress theatre forum tottering amid allegations of power play only two years after its formation as an umbrella body of 500 groups spread across West Bengal.

  • Indian Navy on heightened alert: Admiral Dhowan

    Bengaluru: Indian Navy has been in a heightened state of alert for the last two months with its entire fleet, including warships, aircraft carriers, and Unmanned Aerial Vehicle deployed, Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Robin Dhowan said today.

  • North reels under intense cold; fog hits rail traffic

    New Delhi: Intense cold wave conditions swept across large swathes of north India today with the weather remaining mostly dry even as fog disrupted rail traffic in a few areas.

  • Lok Adalats settle 1070 cases, award over Rs five crore

    New Delhi: A total of 1,070 cases were today settled by the Lok Adalats conducted at all the six district courts, Debt Recovery Tribunals and state consumer commission here in which settlement amount of over Rs five crore was awarded.

  • Samarth Dwivedi qualifies for Final stage of Asian Q-School

    Hua Hin: India’s Samarth Dwivedi achieved his first goal of qualifying for the Final Stage of Asian Tour Qualifying School by finishing tied ninth at the First Stage Section A at Imperial Lakeview Golf Club today.

  • Gerrard is irreplaceable for Liverpool: Luis Suarez

    Barcelona: Barcelona star Luis Suarez Saturday warned Liverpool that Major League Soccer-bound Steven Gerrard is “irreplaceable”, but backed the club captain to return to Anfield in the future.

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    Mamata announces cash doles for 7,000 clubs

    Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today gave away prizes to sports personalities for their achievements in different fields while announcing cash assistance to 7,000 clubs from different parts of the state to the tune of Rs 105 crore.

  • BCCI planning to reserve Oct-Jan window for home series only

    New Delhi: Aiming to cash in on the festive season in India, the BCCI is planning to reserve the October-January slot only for its big-ticket home series from 2015, a plan which will also help the busy cricketers avoid taxing international tours.

  • Federer closes in on 1000th career win

    Brisbane: World No.2 and record 17-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer is on the verge of reaching yet another milestone after registering his 999th professional career win, beating Grigor Dimitrov to reach the Brisbane International tennis final Saturday.