Free Press Journal
  • air india

    AI announces a slew of cost-cutting measures

    New Delhi,: Loss-making Air India has announced a slew of cost-cutting measures which include plans to cut reimbursables by 10 per cent and abolition of posts from the non-operational areas.

  • Rajapaksa Sri Lanka

    Complaints against Rajapaksa brothers, police probe launched

    Colombo: Mahinda Rajapaksa’s younger brother ran “death squads” and ordered the murder of a high-profile newspaper editor, a loyalist-turned-foe of the former president has alleged, prompting a police probe.

  • Ghar Wapsi: Five families re-convert to Hinduism

    Alappuzha (Ker): As part of the ‘Ghar Wapsi’ initiative of Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP), members of five families re-converted to Hinduism at Varanappally near Kayamkulam town in this district today.

  • Almost half French oppose publishing Mohammed cartoons: poll

    Paris: Almost half of French oppose publication of cartoons depicting Islam’s Prophet Mohammed, according to a poll today, as global debate deepened on the limits of free speech in the wake of the Charlie Hebdo killings.

  • British women being used by IS to incite terror in UK

    London: A group of 30 British women who travelled to Syria to join Islamic State have been encouraging other women in the UK to carry out terror attacks back home, overturning the belief that female jihadists are quite and passive, researchers here have found.

  • 130-year-old gun found leaning against a tree in US

    Los Angeles: A 130-year-old weather-beaten rifle touted as “the gun that won the West” has been found leaning against a tree at the mountains of remote eastern Nevada in the US.

  • Army’s women officers hope to serve in combat roles soon 

    New Delhi: When Captain Divya Ajith leads the first all-women contingent of the Army this Republic Day, she will carry on her shoulders the hopes and aspirations of women officers to soon serve the nation in combat roles.

  • Arvinder Singh Lovely

    Cong says Delhi unit chief Lovely out of Assembly poll fray

    New Delhi: Delhi Congress Chief Arvinder Singh Lovely will not contest the upcoming Assembly elections in the national capital, where the party has been pushed to the third place behind BJP and AAP, and instead look after its organisation of the polls, AICC announced today.

  • India dismisses reports of expulsion of RAW official in Colombo

    New Delhi: India today dismissed reports that the Colombo station chief of RAW had been exp lled in the run up to this month’s Sri Lankan Presidential election and maintained that he has moved out after completion of his three-year tenure.

  • Arvind Kejriwal

    Take ‘bribes’ from BJP, Cong but vote for AAP: Kejriwal

    New Delhi: AAP Chief Arvind Kejriwal today kicked up a controversy by asking voters in Delhi to take “bribes” from BJP and Congress but to vote for AAP in the upcoming Delhi Assembly election.

  • Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh

    HSGMC demands ban on ‘Messenger of God’, to protest in Sirsa

    Chandigarh: Haryana Sikh Gurudwara Management Committee (HSGMC) has demanded a ban on screening of the controversial film ‘Messenger of God (MSG)’, featuring Dera Sacha Sauda Chief Gurmit Ram Rahim Singh, saying they will hold a protest in Sirsa tomorrow, the place where the sect is headquartered.

  • China beat North Korea to enter Asian Cup quarters

    Canberra: Midfielder Sun Ke scored twice to help China beat North Korea 2-1 and advance to the Asian Cup quarter-finals with a best-ever three straight wins as Group B leaders here Sunday.

  • H.L. Dattu

    Justice is not a commodity to be sold to highest bidder: Dattu

    Jodhpur: Chief Justice of India H L Dattu today voiced concern over rising cost of litigation and pendency of cases in courts, saying steps should be taken to ensure that people get “real access to justice.”

  • Arun Jaitley

    Arun Jaitley deprecates media trials

    New Delhi: Coming out against media trials, Information and Broadcasting minister Arun Jaitley today said courts come under “tremendous pressure” in high profile cases and asked media to introspect as parallel trials prejudice the environment.