Free Press Journal
  • Nitish Kumar

    Nitish Kumar ties rakhi to a tree to create environmental awareness

    Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday employed a novel method to create public awareness on environmental protection by tying a rakhi on a tree on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan and urged the people to protect Bihar’s green cover.

  • Nisar Ali Khan

    Pakistan accuses India of sabotaging peace efforts

    Islamabad : Pakistan has accused India of sabotaging peace efforts and putting the regional security and stability at stake by objecting to include Kashmir issue in the bilateral dialouge.

  • Karthi Chidambaram

    Never been involved in administration of Ziqitza: Karthi Chidambaram

    Chennai: Karthi Chidambaram, who was named among others in a case of alleged irregularities registered by CBI in the award of an ambulance service contract to Ziqitza Health Care by Rajasthan Government in 2010, today said he was never been involved in the administration of the company.

  • Dhyan Chand Stadium

    PM Narendra Modi pays tributes to Dhyan Chand on National Sports Day

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today paid tributes to hockey wizard Major Dhyan Chand on the National Sports Day and congratulated the sportspersons and coaches who would be conferred with various sports awards. Dhyan Chand’s birthday today is being celebrated as the National Sports Day in the country. Best wishes to sports enthusiasts and tributes to Major Dhyan Chand on National Sports Day. May sports and sportsman spirit shine in India,” PM Modi said. The

  • Muzaffarnagar

    Riot victims attacked in native village

    Muzaffarnagar (UP): Five victims of the 2013 Muzaffarnagar riots were beaten up allegedly by some residents of their native village when they went there for some work.

  • China-president-Xi-Jinping

    US badly needs successful visit by Xi Jinping

    Beijing: The US “badly” needs a successful visit by President Xi Jinping, said a state-run Chinese daily which added that in Barack Obama’s remaining months in office, “he cannot stand his eight years as president ending in soured US-China ties”.

  • FIFA, Hugo Jinkis, Mariano

    Argentine suspects in FIFA scandal released from house arrest

    Buenos Aires : Two Argentines suspected of taking part in the FIFA corruption scandal were released from house arrest, but will remain under surveillance awaiting a decision on their extradition to the United States. Judge Claudio Bonadio placed Hugo Jinkis and his son Mariano under strict police surveillance, and they remained barred from travelling outside the country. The father, 70, and son, 40, run the marketing company Full Play and were among 14 suspects indicted

  • India, Sri Lanka

    India reach 119/4 at lunch

    Colombo: India reached 119/4 at lunch in the second day’s play of the third Test against hosts Sri Lanka at the Sinhalese Sports Club (SSC) here on Saturday. Opening batsman Cheteshwar Pujara was batting on 55 when lunch was taken after the dismissal Rohit Sharma (26) by pacer Dhamik Prasad. After rain washed out major part of the first day’s action on Friday, Indian began at their overnight score of 50/2, skipper

  • Storm Erika

    Tropical storm Erika kills 27 in Dominica

    San Juan: A tropical storm heading across the Caribbean has killed at least 27 people on the island of Dominica, reported.  Dozens more were still missing in the storm “Erika”.  It did not cite any source for the number of deaths, though Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit suggested earlier Friday that the toll was in the range of 20. Dominica’s works and communications minister Ian Pinnar told a radio station that authorities

  • Y S Jaganmohan Reddy

    State-wide bandh on special category status to AP begins

    Vijayawada: The day-long state-wide bandh called by YSR Congress over the special category status issue for Andhra Pradesh began today with party workers and leaders staging protests in front of bus deports belonging to the State Road Transport Organisation (APSRTC).

  • Arvind Kejriwal

    Arvind Kejriwal greets people on Raksha Bandhan

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday extended his greetings to the people on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan. He left for Haridwar to celebrate the festival with his sister. In a tweet, Kejriwal said: “Warm greetings on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan. I pray for safety of all sisters. I am going to Haridwar to celebrate Raksha Bandhan with my younger sister.”

  • Salva Kiir

    UN warns South Sudan of sanctions if peace deal isn’t kept

    United Nations: The UN Security Council warned South Sudan’s feuding president and ex-vice president that it is ready to impose an arms embargo and sanctions if they don’t immediately stop fighting and implement a new peace agreement.

  • India, Women Hockey

    Indian women hockey team qualifies for Olympics after 36 years

    New Delhi: Indian women’s hockey team will return to the Olympics after a long gap of 36 years as it qualified today for next year’s Rio Games, courtesy England making it to the final of the ongoing Euro Hockey Championships in London.

  • Supreme Court

    SC asks Centre to update National Policy on Older Persons

    New Delhi : The Supreme Court has asked the Central Government to update its National Policy on Older Persons that envisages state support to them to ensure financial and food security, health care, shelter and other needs.

  • Sheena Bora

    Sheena Bora Murder Case: A Mumbai Shocker, indeed

    It is just as well that the venue of the great drama now unfolding is Mumbai. Bollywood story writers may already have latched on to the juicy ingredients of murder, love, incest, multiple husbands, celebrity high-society shenanigans et al. The arrest of the high-living media entrepreneur Indrani Mukerjea for the alleged murder of her daughter Sheena Bora, whom she tried to pass off as her sister, has dominated the headlines in the

  • Mikhail Bora

    Sheena Bora murder mystery: Brother Mikhail being taken from Bandra Police Station

    Mumbai : Mikhail Bora, son of Indrani Mukerjea, is being taken from Bandra Police Station today in connection with the April 2012 Sheena Bora murder case. The place he is being taken to is yet to be known. The skeletal remains of Sheena are likely to be sent for forensic and DNA tests on Saturday.

  • Barack Obama

    Iran deal blocks every pathway for nuclear weapon: Barack Obama

    Washington: President Barack Obama has strongly defended the landmark Iranian nuclear deal, saying it blocks every pathway for Tehran to acquire nuclear weapons and was in the interest of both the United States and Israel.