Free Press Journal
  • Combing_red_sander

    63 woodcutters from TN held; red sandalwood worth Rs 2 crore seized

    Hyderabad: As many as 63 woodcutters from neighbouring Tamil Nadu were today arrested in Nellore district of Andhra Pradesh and 40 logs of red sanders wood worth Rs 2 crore were seized from their possession, police said. During the combing operation in the district, police teams nabbed two groups of woodcutters from two locations and seized 40 logs of wood besides four vehicles from them, Nellore District Superintendent of Police Gajarao Bhupal told

  • Kiren Rijiju

    Partial declassification of Bose files by earlier govt: Rijiju

    Panchkula (Har): Only “partial declassification” of files pertaining to Subhas Chandra Bose has been done by the earlier government and all facts pertaining to him will be put in public domain as and when they emerge, Union Minister Kiran Rijiju today said. “The declassification of some part of the files related to Bose, which has been done, that has not been done by our government. Earlier government had declassified it and through this

  • Red sanders smugglers

    Kin of 20 firing victims lodge police complaint in AP

    Hyderabad: Alleging foul play in the gunning down of 20 people in a police operation, the relatives of the victims today lodged a police complaint in Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh. Seeking registration of a criminal case against the Red Sanders Anti Smuggling Task Force (comprising police and forest personnel), kin of 20 woodcutters from neighbouring Tamil Nadu approached Chandragiri police station under Tirupati Urban District Police and lodged a complaint accusing them

  • Russia ‘busts satellite spy ring’: space commander

    Moscow: Russia has uncovered a group of spy satellites, the head of its space command said in a film broadcast today, which warned of “enemy” satellites that could masquerade as space junk. “Very recently, specialists of the department of space intelligence centre uncovered a newly created group of space satellites…made for radio-technical reconnaissance of equipment on Russian territory,” said the commander of Russian Space Command, Oleg Maidanovich.

  • US drones killed 50 militants of al-Qaeda’s Indian branch

    Islamabad: About 50 militants of al-Qaeda’s Indian branch, including two senior leaders, have been killed in US drone strikes over the past few months, the outfit said today. The al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) says a series of drone attacks have killed nearly 50 of its members, including deputy head Ustad Ahmad Farooq and Qari Imran, the group’s central council member and in charge of al-Qaeda in Afghanistan.

  • Education officials probe ‘anti-UK’ Islamist schools

    London: UK is investigating up to 50 unregulated schools set up by Islamists that have many students from Pakistani, Bangladeshi and Somali families, according to a media report here. The schools, some of which allegedly “subvert British values”, are based around the country, including Tower Hamlets in east London, Brent in north-west London, Birmingham and Luton, ‘The Sunday Times’ reported.

  • autism

    Video games to cure autism?

    London: Non-violent video games which capitalise on engaging storytelling have pro-social benefits that could ultimately be helpful to clinical disorders such as autism, says a study.

  • visualize you app

    Look slimmer with this new app

    London: A new smartphone app promises to make you slimmer and smarter and that too without any interventions in your workout schedule!

  • Blast kills five army men in Egypt

    Cairo: At least five army men, including an officer, were killed, and four other soldiers were wounded on Sunday in an explosion in the Egyptian province of North Sinai.

  • Sex drive is nothing but ‘spontaneous desire’

    New York: When we see an attractive person, it activates an internal craving or urge for sex known as “spontaneous desire” which should not be called sex desire at all, new research by a Massachusetts-based leading psychologist and author has revealed.

  • Eating out linked to high blood pressure

    New York: Love to eat out often — Take care because this may not go down well with your blood pressure, says a new study.

  • Five children among nine killed in Syria airstrike

    Damascus: At least nine people, including five children, were killed on Sunday in a Syrian airstrike on a rebel-held area in Syria’s northern city of Aleppo, a monitoring group reported.

  • Thanks to the squid, soldiers may now be invisible

    Atlanta: Ancient organisms like squids, cephalopods, octopus and cuttlefish could hold the key to making soldiers of the future invisible, US scientists say.

  • Tweet row: Maha Legislature notice to Shobhaa De

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Legislature Principal Secretary has issued a notice to writer Shobhaa De asking her to explain her tweets about the state government’s decision to make it mandatory for multiplexes to screen Marathi movies during prime time. “I have sent her the notice on behalf of the Speaker asking her to explain her stance in a week,” Legislature Principal Secretary Anant Kalse told PTI here today.

  • Obama hopeful about Iran n-deal despite Khamenei’s comments

    Panama City: US President Barack Obama expressed optimism that major world powers and Iran could finalise a deal to curb Iran’s nuclear programme despite strong words this week from Iran’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei.

  • All India Bakchod

    AIB shares video on #SaveTheInternet, B-town lends support

    New Delhi: After their controversial AIB Roast video in January, standup comedy group All India Bakchod (AIB) has come up with a new video asking people to “save the internet”. And Bollywood celebrities, including Shah Rukh Khan, have lent support to the initiative.