Free Press Journal
  • ‘Bodies were flying like small pebbles’

    Jhabua (MP) :  Eighty-seven people were killed and over 150 injured, 20 seriously, when a cylinder blast at a restaurant packed with customers was followed by a massive blast that ripped through an adjoining building in Madhya Pradesh’s Jhabua district at 9 am, police said.

  • Manjhi gives last minute jitters

    New Delhi :  Living up to his unpredictable image, former Bihar chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi held up the scheduled announcement of NDA”s seat sharing formula on Saturday.

  • No mortar fire along International Border now

    New Delhi :  As part of efforts to bring peace on the border, India and Pakistan on Saturday decided to put a complete ban on firing of mortar shells along the International Border (IB) in Jammu and Kashmir which has claimed the lives of several civilians and damaged their houses.

  • India-China face-off near LAC in Ladakh

    Leh/New Delhi :  Indian and Chinese troops recently had a face-off along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Ladakh, the same area where the People’s Liberation Army had pitched camps in April, 2013 that had led to a three-week long stalemate.

  • Robert Vadra

    ‘Frisk me if you want, I am not a VIP’ – Robert Vadra

    New Delhi :  Insisting that he is “not a VIP”, Congress president Sonia Gandhi’s son-in-law Robert Vadra on Saturday said he had given consent for removal of his name from the elite ‘no-frisking’ list at airports and wondered if it was not being done as part of a “conspiracy” to malign his image.

  • Fatwa against AR Rahman for film on Prophet

    Mumbai : The Mumbai-based Sunni Muslim group Raza Academy on Saturday issued a Fatwa against music director AR Rahman and Iranian filmmaker Majid Majidi for their film ‘Muhammad: Messenger of God’, first of the trilogy on the life of Prophet Mohammad.  Following this, chief of Raza Academy Saeed Noori stated that they will be meeting Rajnath Singh and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj in the coming week to demand a ban on

  • Roger Federer, Noval Djokovic

    Federer, Djokovic set up dream final

    New York :  Roger Federer reached his first US Open final in six years, where will face world number one Novak Djokovic in the 42nd round of their heavyweight rivalry.

  • Serena in aggressive mood after shock exit in semi-final

    New York :  Following her shock semi-final exit from the US Open, American tennis ace Serena Williams showed disregard for the media while answering questions at the post-match press conference.

  • N. Srinivasan

    BCCI moves SC seeking clarification on ex-chief

    New Delhi :  The The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Saturday moved an application in the Supreme Court seeking to know whether N Srinivasan, who has been barred from contesting the Board’s election, can participate in its meetings.

  • Pressure enormous for defending champ: Coach

    New York :  Serena Williams’s coach Patrick Mouratoglou admitted that the pressure of pursuing the calendar Grand Slam was “enormous” after the American slumped to a US Open semi-final defeat to Roberta Vinci.

  • OROP: Vets threaten ‘fast-unto-death’ stir

    “We have all resolved to continue our protest till such time that the govt removes the seven anomalies in the OROP scheme announced by them — Maj Gen (Retd) Satbir Singh (more…)

  • Top LeT militant killed after hot pursuit, battle

    Srinagar : A top Lashker-e-Taiba militant, carrying a reward of Rs 10 lakh on his head, was today killed in an encounter with police and army in Pulwama district, marking a major success for the security forces.

  • Delhi cricket association hit by fresh controversy

    New Delhi :  Mired in one controversy after another, the Delhi & Districts Cricket Association (DDCA) on Saturday hit a new low after three top officials gave three separate probables list with one naming Gautam Gambhir as captain while another faction naming Madan Lal as ‘mentor’.

  • Toy train derails near Shimla: 2 Britons die

    Shimla : Two British nationals were killed and 10 others injured when three carriages of a toy train that was carrying a group of tourists from Britain derailed this afternoon about 90km away from here.

  • Excise dept seals Kotla bar for serving liquor on Oct 2

    New Delhi :  The resto-bar run by the Delhi and Districts Cricket Association (DDCA) within the Feroz Shah Kotla stadium premises was on Saturday sealed by the Delhi govt’s excise department for violation of government rules.

  • PCB’s World XI plan hits roadblock

    Karachi: PCB have faced a setback of sorts in their plans to get a World Xl squad to play in the country sometime next year.