Free Press Journal
  • Sexual assault case against Kerala MLAs

    Thiruvananthapuram : A court here has registered cases against four Kerala ruling Congress MLAs in connection with the ugly scenes in the State Assembly during the presentation of the budget in March this year.

  • Tokyo’s army expansion worries even Beijing

    Tokyo : China accused Japan of threatening regional peace after Tokyo passed laws clearing Japanese troops to fight abroad for the first time since World War II, saying that its rival should learn “profound lessons from history”.  Japan’s ruling coalition, led by nationalist Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, pushed the laws through in the early hours of Saturday morning after days of tortuous debate that at times descended into physical scuffles in parliament.

  • Indian couple sued over autistic son’s behaviour

    Washington : An Indian couple is being sued in the US state of California, alleging that their autistic son is a “public nuisance” and created an “as-yet unquantified chilling effect” on the otherwise ‘hot’ local real estate market”, a media report said.

  • dengue virus

    No end to dengue menace: September sees 2,000 cases

    Mumbai : The dengue menace in the city seems to see no end as nearly 1,500 suspected dengue cases have been reported in the city’s civic hospitals whereas private hospitals have recorded 500 confirmed dengue cases in the first 15 days of September. Civic hospitals are witnessing long queues of patients coming in with symptoms such as high fever, cold and chills.

  • Another big seizure of cash in Bihar

    Patna : In continuing operations to enforce the Model Code of Conduct, more than Rs 10.5 lakh unaccounted cash and 3,112 litres of illegal liquor were seized from different parts of the state on Saturday.

  • Pope studied English ‘diligently’ for US visit

    Vatican City : Pope Francis spent the summer “diligently” studying English ahead of his five-day visit to the US, the Vatican secretariat of its third in command, Monsignor Angelo Becciu said.

  • Concorde may fly again by 2019

    London : A group of British aviation enthusiasts has raised enough funds to buy a Concorde, the discontinued supersonic passenger plane, with the aim of getting it flying again by 2019.

  • Daughter-in-law alleges torture by Asaram, son

    Indore : The daughter-in-law of self-styled godman Asaram Bapu, who along with his son Narayan Sai are lodged in jail in connection with separate rape cases, on Saturday accused the father-son duo of mentally torturing her.

  • Naxal uniform, arms more enticing than ideology, says study

    Raipur : It’s the uniforms and weapons of Maoists which attract the tribal youths more to join the outlawed movement, rather than their ideology about the fight for land, a study on Naxalism has interestingly has said.

  • Man held with pistol, bullets ahead of crime

    MUMBAI: A 31-year-old man has been arrested by the unit 11 of the crime branch for allegedly carrying a country-made pistol and three live bullets.