Free Press Journal
  • Off the beaten track

     Melanie P. Kumar takes a less travelled road to explore the scenic backgrounds of Tamil Nadu.

  • Rape

    Japanese tourist raped near Jaipur

    Jaipur: A Japanese woman was raped by a youth impersonating as a tourist guide at Mojamabad village, 60 km from Jaipur, on Sunday night.

  • Nawaz Sharif

    Pakistan PM calls for reforms in civil bureaucracy

    Islamabad Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif Monday expressed concern at and dissatisfaction with the performance of the civil bureaucracy, a media report said.

  • kiran-bedi

    Have given it my all, not nervous about result: Bedi

    New Delhi: A day ahead of counting for the Delhi Assembly polls, BJP’s chief ministerial nominee Kiran Bedi today invoked ‘karma’ and said that she was not nervous about the results as that is not in her hands.

  • Team AIB apologises to Christian community

    Mumbai: Members of the All India Bakchod Comedy Company met Bp. Agnelo Gracias, Auxiliary Bishop of Bombay and offered an unconditional apology to the entire Christian community for any offence that may have been caused to its members as a result of the AIB Knockout.

  • ‘Udta Punjab’ my scariest ever: Shahid Kapoor

    Mumbai: After garnering plaudits for his performance in “Haider”, actor Shahid Kapoor says his next project “Udta Punjab” is turning out to be his “scariest part” ever.

  • Rape

    Rohtak rape, murder: Haryana Police say eight arrested

    Chandigarh: Haryana Police Monday said eight people have been arrested over the barbaric rape and murder of a 28-year-old mentally-challenged woman from Nepal near Rohtak town.

  • Amit Shah

    Black money probe to be expanded to include new names: Amit Shah

    Ahmedabad: The SIT probing black money will widen the scope of its investigation to include the new names that figure in the list of account holders in HSBC’s Swiss arm released by an international body of journalists, its chairman M B Shah said today.

  • Coal scam: Court dismisses plea seeking return of passport

    New Delhi: A special court today dismissed the plea of businessman Manoj Kumar Jayaswal, an accused in a coal blocks allocation case, seeking return of his passport seized by the CBI, saying the law does not allow the court to release it.

  • Nitish kumar

    Nitish Kumar, 130 MLAs march to Raj Bhawan

    Patna: Former Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar, along with 130 legislators belonging to his JD-U, the RJD and the Congress, Monday marched to Raj Bhawan to meet Governor Keshri Nath Tripathi to stake claim to forming the next government in the state.

  • Indian hockey eves to leave for Spain tour

    New Delhi:  The India women’s hockey team is all set to leave for a 15-day tour of Spain to be held at Valencia from February 10 to 24.

  • Pakistan can break WC jinx against India this time: Zaheer Abbas

    New Delhi: Batting great Zaheer Abbas feels that considering India’s recent dismal show in Australia, Pakistan has a golden chance this time to break the jinx of not beating the defending champions in a World Cup match.

  • Hr woman-murder-cum-rape case:reward money raised to Rs 5 lakh

    Rohtak: Haryana police today raised the cash reward to Rs five lakh from Rs one lakh declared earlier for information leading to the arrest of accused involved in rape-cum-murder of a mentally challenged woman from Nepal here with the state police head claiming that the SIT had got “certain leads” in the case.

  • Jitan Ram Manjhi

    Defiant’ Manjhi expelled from JD (U)

    Patna: Janata Dal (United) chief Sharad Yadav has expelled Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi, who has refused to step down from office, from the party.

  • Shami will be India’s ‘go to’ man: Sunil Valson

    New Delhi:  Mohammed Shami may be struggling with form and rhythm but India’s 1983 World Cup-winning squad member Sunil Valson feels that the West Bengal medium-pacer will be the team’s ‘go to’ man in the upcoming cricket World Cup.

  • New Zealand committed to “Five Eyes” intelligence network

    Wellington: A New Zealand minister Monday said that the country remains committed to the “Five Eyes” intelligence network. The “Five Eyes” refer to an intelligence alliance comprising Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Britain and the US.

  • Soon, drugs to treat heart attack, brain injuries

    Washington: There could soon be drug-based treatments for diseases as diverse as strokes, heart attacks and traumatic brain injuries as researchers have discovered a compound with the potential to halt the death of cells affected by these diseases.