Free Press Journal
  • Gurdaspur attack: MPs for use of full force against terror

    New Delhi: The attack in Gurdaspur resonated in Lok Sabha today with members cutting across party lines condeming it and saying that the incident demonstrated that the terror threat to India is “perceptible” and that all force should be used to fight the scourge.
    Members of Akali Dal, BJP, CPI(M) and BJD spoke on this morning’s attack during the Zero Hour amidst the din created by members of Congress, NCP, Left, Trinamool Congress, Samajwadi Party, RJD, JD(U) and TRS over

  • Salman Khan

    HC to hear Salman’s appeal against conviction from July 30

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court today said it will hear the appeal filed by Bollywood actor Salman Khan against the five-year sentence awarded to him in the 2002 hit-and-run case from July 30 on a regular basis.

  • Delhi on red alert after terror attack in Punjab

    New Delhi: Security in the national capital has been beefed up and a red alert has been sounded following a terror attack in Punjab, police said on Monday.

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    Congress questions PM Modi’s silence on assurances given by Pak in Ufa

    New Delhi: Condemning the gruesome terror attack in Punjab’s border district of Gurdaspur, the Congress Party on Monday questioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s silence on the assurances given by his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif during their meeting in Ufa, Russia

  • Leah, Brandon Jenner

    Leah, Brandon Jenner welcome daughter

    Los Angeles: Singer Leah Jenner has announced she welcomed a healthy daughter last week with her husband Brandon Jenner.  Leah, who wed Caitlyn Jenner’s son in 2012, has revealed she gave birth to the baby on July 22 and they have named her Eva James Jenner, reports

  • Palestinian killed during arrest attempt: Israel police

    Jerusalem: A Palestinian man fell to his death while trying to escape Israeli forces who were attempting to arrest him in the occupied West Bank, Israeli police said today. Border police forces entered the Qalandia refugee camp near Ramallah to arrest two “suspected terror activists,” one of whom was shot in the leg as he was running away across a roof, then fell to his death as he tried to leap to another roof, police said.

  • ‘We have to send a strong message to Pakistan’: R.K. Singh

    New Delhi: Asserting that the roots of Sikh terrorism is in Pakistan, Former home secretary and BJP MP R.K. Singh on Monday while expressing grave concern over the terrorist attack in Punjab’s border district of Gurdaspur said that there is a need to send a strong message to Islamabad that such incidents are not at all acceptable.

  • Alert sounded in Mumbai, elsewhere in Maharashtra

    Mumbai: In view of the terrorist attack in Gurdaspur district of Punjab this morning, intelligence agencies have issued high alert in  four prominent cities of Maharashtra. “Intelligence agencies have sounded a high alert for Mumbai, Pune, Aurangabad and Nagpur cities.

  • Punjab attacks unlike Khalistani terror: Julio F. Ribeiro

    Mumbai: Former Punjab Police chief Julio F. Ribeiro said Monday’s terror attack in Punjab are “not the normal terrorist strikes” seen in the early 1980s by Khalistani separatists. “The Khalistanis never indulged in suicide strikes at any target. This is clearly a suicide attack, perpetrated by some known terror groups,” the 86-year-old Ribeiro told IANS. “It (suicide attack) is a matter of concern. But our people will devise ways and means to

  • Kurdish forces

    Turkey shells Kurdish-held Syria village: Kurdish fighters

    Beirut : Turkish tanks shelled a Kurdish-held village in northern Syria overnight, wounding at least four fighters, Kurdish forces and a monitoring group said today. The shelling comes after Turkey carried out air strikes against the Islamic State group in Syria, but also hit Kurdish forces it considers “terrorists” in northern Iraq.

  • ‘Had doubts that Pak will do some mischief’: SAD

    New Delhi: Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leader Naresh Gujral on Monday said that the Punjab Government had a doubt that Pakistan will do something mischievous, adding that the state government will deal with terrorism in a strict manner.

  • Gurdaspur attack: Vigilance increased on inter-state border

    Jaipur: Following the terror attack in Punjab’s border district of Gurdaspur, Rajasthan’s DGP Manoj Bhatt said on Monday that they have increased the vigilance on inter-state border and issued alert to all the districts.

  • Gurdaspur attack raises many questions about Pakistan’s intention: Congress

    New Delhi: The Congress Party on Monday said the Gurdaspur terror attack, which has claimed the lives of 10 people so far, raises many questions about the intention of Pakistan. “There has been an escalation of terrorist attacks both in the state of J-K and now what has happened today is all the more shocking,” Congress spokesperson Anand Sharma said. “It definitely raises many questions about the intention of Pakistan and India and the

  • South Korea, Police

    South Korea police block anti-North leaflet launch

    Seoul: South Korean police today blocked activists from launching anti-Pyongyang leaflets across the heavily fortified border, after fresh North Korean warnings about dire consequences if such events went ahead. Dozens of activists had planned to launch helium-filled balloons carrying about 30,000 leaflets criticizing the North’s ruling Kim family.

  • BSF jawan,

    BSF on alert after terror incident, steps up vigil

    Chandigarh: The BSF has sounded an alert and stepped up the vigil along International Border in the wake of the terror attack in Gurdaspur district in Punjab today. “We are on alert. We have enhanced vigil along the entire International Border with Pakistan. Our senior officers are currently in the Gurdaspur Sector,” BSF IG, Punjab Frontier, Anil Paliwal told PTI over phone.

  • Rahul Gandhi

    Rahul Gandhi condemns Gurdaspur terror attack

    New Delhi: Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Monday condemned the terror attack in Gurdaspur, saying his prayers were with the families of those of who lost their lives in the attack. “Strongly condemn the terror attack in Gurdaspur.I hope the situation is brought under control at the earliest,” Rahul said on twitter.

  • Barack Obama

    Barack Obama holds talks on security, human rights in Ethiopia

    Addis Ababa: President Barack Obama is holding talks with Ethiopia’s leaders on counterterrorism, human rights and regional security issues. Obama arrived at the National Palace in the capital of Addis Ababa on Monday morning. He’s the first sitting American president to visit the East African nation.