Free Press Journal
  • India looking forward to new Sri Lankan president’s visit

    New Delhi: India Monday said it was looking forward to the visit by new Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena and hoped that the new government will “take into account the views of all sections of the Sri Lankan population to live a life of dignity and peace”.

  • Karnataka inks a dozen pacts at Vibrant Gujarat

    Gandhinagar: Karnataka signed agreements at the Vibrant Gujarat Summit here with dozen firms for a combined investment of Rs.50,100 crore in the state across sectors like IT, education, tourism infrastructure, solar energy and aerospace.

  • INS condemns terror attack at Charlie Hebdo

    New Delhi: The Indian Newspaper Society (INS) today strongly condemned the terror attack on the office of satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo in Paris in which 12 people were killed, saying it was a “”grave threat” to the freedom of press.

  • France steps up security after blood-soaked week

    Paris:  France announced an unprecedented deployment of thousands of troops and police to bolster security at “sensitive” sites including Jewish schools today, the day after marches that drew nearly four million people across the country.

  • Angela Merkel

    Merkel and top ministers to join Muslim march for ‘tolerance’

    Berlin: Chancellor Angela Merkel and most of her cabinet will join a rally for an “open and tolerant Germany” organised by Muslim leaders tomorrow in Berlin in the wake of the jihadist attacks in France, a spokesman said.

  • IS issues more threats, US on alert

    New York: The New York City Police Department (NYPD) and other law enforcement personnel responded to a threat from the Sunni militant group Islamic State (IS) after someone re-released an old message that tells followers to “rise up and kill law enforcement officers”.

  • Arrested IM operatives procured, delivered explosives: Police

    Bengaluru: Four suspected operatives of banned outfit Indian Mujahideen arrested recently were part of a terror module that was used to procure, fabricate and deliver deadly explosives, a top police official said today.

  • Bogus voters: CEO admits mistakes in Delhi’s electoral list

    New Delhi:  The Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) of the national capital today admitted in the Delhi High Court that there were mistakes in the electoral list issued by it for the upcoming polls on February 7.

  • HC seeks reply as PIL alleges that ex-ministers got land cheap

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court asked former Maharashtra Ministers Narayan Rane, Chhagan Bhujbal and Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil today to file their reponses in two weeks to a petition alleging that they had been allotted land at cheap rates by the government to set up educational trusts.

  • Real Madrid aim at overturning deficit in King’s Cup return leg

    Madrid: Spanish football club Real Madrid will look to their vociferous fans to overturn a 0-2 deficit against Atletico Madrid in the second leg of the last 16 stage of the King’s Cup this week while Barcelona have no such worries after beating Elche 5-0.

  • Messi denies rumours of rift with club

    Madrid: FC Barcelona footballer Lionel Messi has denied trying to destabilise the club or ask for coach Luis Enrique to be sacked.

  • Asian Cup: Kasim lifts Iraq over Jordan 1-0

    Brisbane: Midfielder Yaser Safa Kasim scored to help Iraq beat 10-man Jordan 1-0 in their Group D opening match of the Asian Cup football tournament here Monday.

  • Mindset has to change while selecting bowlers abroad: Kumble

    New Delhi: Former captain Anil Kumble has said that the mindset of the Indian cricket team management must change and there has to be a more flexible approach in selecting the bowlers in the playing XI on overseas tours.

  • Bombay HC gives ACB two months to finish probe against Gavit

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court today granted the state anti-corruption bureau another two months to complete an `open inquiry’ against former Maharashtra minister Vijaykumar Gavit in a disproportionate assets case.