Free Press Journal
  • boko haram

    Cameroon forces kill 143 Boko Haram militants

    Nairobi: At least 143 members of the Nigerian Boko Haram Islamist terrorist group have been killed in clashes with Cameroonian security forces, Cameroonian Communications Minister Issa Bakary said Tuesday.

  • Defence ministry to get technical advisor soon

    Lucknow: Union Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar Tuesday said that a technical advisor will be appointed in the defence ministry in the next two months.

  • US energy firm to generate 5GW in Karnataka

    Bengaluru: Leading US-based renewable energy firm SunEdison Tuesday signed an agreement with the Karnataka government to generate 5 gigawatt (GW) of power over the next five years.

  • 10 new swine flu cases reported in Delhi

    New Delhi: The national capital Tuesday reported 10 new cases of swine flu, taking the total to 61 this year, a health official said.

  • John Kerry

    US offered $250 million aid for Pak affected people

    Islamabad: Pakistan must fight militant groups that threaten Indian, US and Afghan interests, US Secretary of State John Kerry said, and offered $250 million aid for militancy affected people Tuesday.

  • Perumal Murugan

    Tamil author Perumal Murugan to give up writing

    Chennai: Tamil novelist Perumal Murugan has announced his decision to give up writing, stating there will be continuing controversy over his novels and short stories fanned by various outfits and individuals.

  • BJP

    15 leaders from different parties join BJP

    New Delhi: A total of 15 leaders from different political parties, including the Congress and the AAP, Tuesday joined the BJP here expressing their desire to work under Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

  • Venkaiah Naidu

    Inter-linking of rivers to get priority: Naidu

    New Delhi: The government will take up inter-linking of rivers on a priority basis, Urban Development Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu said Tuesday.

  • Jaya Case: HC poses questions on DMK leader’s abilities to fight court cases

    Bengaluru:  Former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa and Special Public Prosecutor Bhavani Singh today filed in the Karnataka High Court their objections to DMK general secretary K Anbazhagan’s petition seeking permission to intervene as the party respondent to assist SPP in a disproportionate assets case against her.

  • Omar Abdullah loses

    NC writes to Governor informing about support to PDP in J&K

    Srinagar: In a new political twist in Jammu and Kashmir, National Conference today formally offered support to PDP in a letter to Governor N N Vohra for forming a government that could break the logjam of over three weeks.

  • Ajay Maken to be Cong face in Delhi Assembly polls

    New Delhi: Faced with the challenge of regaining lost ground, Congress today appointed former Union Minister Ajay Maken as chairman of the party’s 101-member campaign commitee for Delhi Assembly polls, marking dawn of a new leadership in the capital after the legacy of three-time Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit.

  • Zomato forays into US market with $60-mn Urbanspoon buy

    New Delhi: Online restaurant guide Zomato has forayed into the US market by acquiring restaurant information and recommendation service provider Urbanspoon for estimated USD 60 million in an all-cash deal.

  • Misbah Ul Haq

    Play fearless cricket in WC: retiring Misbah to his team

    Lahore: Retiring Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq wants his teammates to play fearless cricket in the upcoming ODI World Cup in Australia and New Zealand, and said lifting the prestigious trophy would be a fitting farewell gift for him.

  • Asia Cup 2015

    Hosts Australia enter quarters of Asian Cup football

    Melbourne: Hosts Australia booked their ticket into the quarter-final stage of the Asian Cup football tournament with a convincing 4-0 victory over Oman in Sydney Tuesday.