Free Press Journal
  • Narendra Modi

    Centre, states should work as ‘Team India’: Narendra Modi

    Burnpur (WB): Reaching out to States, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said the Centre and states should work together as ‘Team India’ to solve national problems like they have worked to resolve issues like the Indo-Bangla Land Boundary Agreement.  “If issues with foreign countries can be resolved through the spirit of ‘Team India’, solving domestic issues will be very easy,” he said after inaugurating the modernised IISCO Steel Plant here.

  • Shashi Kapoor

    Shashi Kapoor receives Dadasaheb Phalke award

    Mumbai: Veteran actor-filmmaker Shashi Kapoor was today conferred the prestigious Dada Saheb Phalke award at the landmark Prithvi Theatre here by Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Arun Jaitley. Kapoor, the younger brother of iconic actors Raj Kapoor and Shammi Kapoor, could not travel to Delhi because of his ill-health for the award ceremony which was held on May 3. Therefore, the Minister came to Mumbai to give away the award.

  • Sex Slavery, IS Militant

    IS forced woman to restore virginity every time she was married to 20 fighters

    London : A United Nations official has revealed that Islamic State (IS) forced a sex slave to undergo surgery to restore her virginity every time she was married to 20 fighters. After speaking to several sexual abuse victims in the region, Zainab Bangura, special envoy on sexual violence in conflict, said that sexual abuse was being committed strategically in a widespread and systematic manner and with a high-degree of sophistication by most parties

  • Shot, murder

    Two police officers shot dead in Mississippi

    Washington: Two police officers have been shot and killed in Mississippi and police are looking for a suspect, according to local media.

  • Vinod Rai

    Shocking neglect of defence preparedness

    New Delhi: It is extremely unnerving that India cannot fight a war beyond 15-20 days due to crippling shortages in its ammunition stocks, as the latest report of the Comptroller and Auditor-General of India has revealed.

  • A taste of Purani Dilli

    Take a delicious sojourn to Delhi with GITA HARI as she visits Dilli 6.

  • South Korea envoy meets North Korea ceremonial head of state

    Seoul: A South Korean envoy attending Russia’s World War II anniversary ceremony briefly met with North Korea’s ceremonial head of state in a rare high-level encounter between two Koreas, a report said today. Senior lawmaker Yoon Sang-Hyun, who was visiting Moscow on behalf of South Korean President Park Geun-Hye, met yesterday with Kim Yong-Nam, Yonhap news agency said, citing anonymous Seoul officials.

  • Taiwan’s festival of lights

    Vinay Krishna Rastogi is dazzled by the festival of lights in Taiwan.

  • Murder

    Supreme Court upholds life term awarded to 7 for murdering student

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has awarded life imprisonment to seven persons for killing a student in 1996 over a row on contesting college election in Dehradun saying “common intention to kill” the victim could not be ruled out. A bench of justices P C Ghose and R K Agrawal upheld the punishment awarded by the Uttarakhand High Court to Dheeraj Kalra, Rishi Kumar, Som Prakash, Saurabh, Nitin, Bhagat Singh and Sanjeev Kumar for

  • Courting Controversies: Being all to Human

    Will the controversies dodging Salman Khan finally cease as the star prepares to clear his final debts? With Salman, you never can say, feels NICHOLA PAIS.

  • Sitaram Yechury

    Left shouldn’t have snapped ties with UPA over n-deal: Sitaram Yechury

    New Delhi: The Left parties should not have withdrawn support to UPA-I government on the issue of Indo-US nuclear deal, says CPI-M General Secretary Sitaram Yechury on a dramatic political event of 2008 that led to snapping of ties with the Congress and the steep decline of the communists ever since.

  • TDP to tap Telugus in Karnataka, Tamil Nadu ; eyes national party tag

    Hyderabad; More than three decades after its formation, the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) in Andhra Pradesh is keen to spread its wings to secure the national party tag to enhance its political leverage on the back of support from Telugus in other southern states.

  • Parliament panel calls for ‘multi-pronged’ strategy to protect Taj

    New Delhi: Amidst reports pointing at the discolouration of Taj Mahal, a parliamentary panel has recommended that a “multi-pronged” strategy be adopted to preserve the “pristine beauty” of the monument and asked the Archeological Survey of India to submit at the earliest an action plan for the same. The committee for Demands for Grants (2015-16) for Environment Ministry also asked the government to “vigorously” implement a long-term strategy for developing and environmentally preserving the Yamuna river

  • Three militants surrender in Tripura

    Agartala: A top militant of the National Liberation Front of Tripura (NLFT) along with two other rebels have surrendered in Tripura, police said here on Sunday. “Self-styled deputy chief of the NLFT’s armed wing Atharababu Halam and two others deposited their arms and ammunition before Director General of Police K. Nagaraj on Saturday,” Tripura Police spokesman Uttam Kumar Bhowmik told IANS.

  • Girl set ablaze

    Uttar Pradesh: Minor girl dies after being gangraped, set ablaze

    Greater Noida: A 15-year-old girl was allegedly gangraped and set ablaze before later succumbing to her injuries in the Jewar area of the Gautam Buddha Nagar District of Uttar Pradesh. The incident took place on Saturday morning, after which the minor was rushed to a local hospital and then referred to a hospital in Delhi, where she died.