Free Press Journal
  • Bus driver, villagers saved many lives in Punjab

    Dinanagar (Punjab): The alertness and bravery of a bus driver saved several lives as terrorists launched an attack here in Punjab on Monday. Punjab Roadways driver Nanak Chand did not panic even when the terrorists fired at the bus and instead scared the terrorists by driving towards them.

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    Bribery scandal: Karna Lokayukta’s son arrested

    Bengaluru: Karnataka Lokayukta Bhaskar Rao’s son was today arrested by the Special Investigation Team (SIT) in connection with an alleged extortion racket in the anti-graft obudsman’ office. The arrest of Ashwin Rao was made in Hyderabad, as the SIT, formed to probe the alleged racket that has also led to clamour for the resignation of Bhaskar Rao, intensified the investigation.

  • Those opposed to Yakub’s hanging are traitors: BJP

    Kolkata: Describing Bollywood actor Salman Khan and others, opposed to Mumbai blasts convict Yakub Memon’s hanging, as ‘traitors’, BJP leader Arshad Alam today said that they should be sent to Pakistan. “It is a shame that there are certain people who are opposing Yakub Memon’s hanging. Those who are opposing are traitors. Irrespective of any party affiliation whoever is opposing it is a traitor and should go to Pakistan and Saudi Arabia,” Alam,

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    NBW against Lalit Modi for not responding to summons

    Mumbai: The Enforcement Directorate today moved a special court here seeking issuance of a non-bailable warrant (NBW) against former IPL chief Lalit Modi in a case of alleged money laundering registered against him. The central agency approached the special Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) Court after Modi, who has made London his home, did not respond to summons.

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    Salman Khan case transfer’s plea rejected by Supreme Court

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court today dismissed a plea seeking transfer of Bollywood superstar Salman Khan’s appeal against his conviction and five-year jail term in the 2002 hit-and-run case, out of the Bombay High Court.

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    South Africa to begin India tour with T20 on October 2

    New Delhi: India’s home series against South Africa will begin with the first T20 International on October 2 followed by five ODIs and four Test matches, making it the longest tour to the country by the Proteas.

  • Rafael Nadal , Novak Djokovic

    Novak Djokovic matches Rafael Nadal in rankings

    Madrid : Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic held on to the World No.1 spot with 13,845 points in the latest rankings released on Monday.  Djokovic has thus matched the achievement of Spain’s Rafael Nadal of topping the rankings for 56 weeks in a row. The Serb’s next target will be John McEnroe’s record of topping the charts for 58 consecutive weeks, reports Efe. The rankings remained unchanged this week as Swiss Roger

  • BJP demands judicial or CBI probe in Hamirpur firing incident

    Kanpur: Uttar Pradesh BJP today demanded a judicial or CBI probe into the mob violence and police firing in Hamirpur in which two villagers were killed after a girl immolated herself on being teased by some youths. UP BJP chief Laxmikant Bajpai said there should be judicial or CBI probe into the incident as magisterial probe will not uncover the truth and added that a strict disciplinary action should be taken against administration

  • Left, Janata demand dismissal of Agri Min over farmers’ suicide row

    New Delhi: Stepping up attack on Government over Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh’s controversial reply over farmers’ suicide, Left parties and Janata Parivar today demanded his dismissal while JD-U gave a privillege notice against him in the Rajya Sabha.

  • Gujarat on alert after Gurdaspur terror attack

    Ahmedabad: In the wake of a terrorist attack in Gurdaspur district of Punjab today, Gujarat police has been asked to be on alert especially the border district police as the state shares land border with Pakistan.

  • Country needs national policy on terrorism: Badal 

    Amritsar: Terming the terror attack in Dinanagar town of Gurdaspur district a “dastardly act”, Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Monday said that the country needed to draft a national policy against terrorism.

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    Indian hockey team to embark on Euro tour under Oltmans

    New Delhi: A 21-member Indian men’s hockey team will embark on a 15-day tour of Europe starting July 31 under the watchful guidance of High Performance Director Roelant Oltmans, who will also take over as the chief coach of the side after the unceremonious ouster of Paul Van Ass.

  • Ghulam Nabi Azad

    Forces equipped to counter evil designs of Pak: Azad

    New Delhi: Condemning today’s terror strike in Gurdaspur, Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad said security forces are fully equipped and motivated to counter evil designs of the Pakistani establishment.

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    Bihar is moving towards development: Nitish Kumar

    Srinagar: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, who presented his government’s ‘report card’ here on Monday, has said that the state is moving towards the path of development and there is growth in every sector.

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    Chris Gayle expected to be fit for BBL

    Kingston (Jamaica): Swashbuckling West Indies batsman Chris Gayle is expected to be fit for the beginning of the Big Bash League (BBL) season, despite his back surgery, to turn up for the Melbourne Renegades.

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    Princess Diana was real and ordinary: Roger Taylor

    London: Duran Duran singer Roger Taylor says his friend Princess Diana was a real and ordinary person. The 66-year-old musician became close to the British royal because she was a fan of the band in the ’80s and said that she would often refer to the media storm that followed her – and led to her untimely death in 1997 – as being “crazy”, reported Contactmusic.

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    Gujarat HC adjourns final hearing on Zakia’s appeal to Aug 4

    Ahmedabad: The Gujarat High Court today adjourned to August 4 the final hearing of Zakia Jafri’s appeal against a lower court order upholding the clean chit given by special investigation team to then Chief Minister Narendra Modi and others for their alleged roles in 2002 riots.

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    Louis Berger case figures in Goa House; BJP corners Congress

    Panaji: Ruling coalition members in Goa Assembly today targeted opposition Congress over the Louis Berger bribery scam, which allegedly involves a former minister of the party. Led by ruling BJP, treasury benches were vociferous in attacking Congress and demanded a CBI probe into the scandal, which dates back to the time when the party was leading a coalition government in the coastal state.