Free Press Journal
  • Scott Kelly, Kjell Lindgren

    Two NASA astronauts wrap up second spacewalk

    Washington : NASA astronauts Scott Kelly and Kjell Lindgren on the International Space Station (ISS) ended their seven hour and 48 minute spacewalk on Friday, successfully completing some key tasks in the outer space.

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    Japan to heighten cyber security

    Tokyo: Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Friday said Japan will take all possible measures to heighten computer security ahead of next year’s G-7 summit and the Tokyo Olympics in 2020. Abe made the remarks in a video message played at the opening of an international conference in Okinawa to discuss countermeasures against cyber-attacks, public broadcaster NHK reported. More than 350 experts from 35 countries and territories are attending the two-day meeting that

  • PL Punia

    PM Narendra Modi must speak against growing intolerance: P L Punia

    Agartala : National Commission for Scheduled Castes (NCSC) chairman P.L. Punia has said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi ‘must open his mouth’ over the growing intolerance in the country as the current state has been prevalent after the NDA government came to power at the center.

  • PM Narendra Modi weighing J-K in rupees: Omar Abdullah

    New Delhi : Lashing out at the 80,000 crore rupee package announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi for Jammu and Kashmir, former chief minister Omar Abdullah on Saturday slammed the former saying he had repeated his mistake of trying to solve the ‘Kashmir issue’ with money.

  • India wants more consultations between UNSC and member states

    United Nations: India has called for more consultations between the UN Security Council and member states on special political missions to ensure transparency in the policy formulation of these missions and to minimise the disconnect between their mandates and political reality.

  • Xi Jinping’s 4-point proposal for Asian peace, stability

    Singapore: Chinese President Xi Jinping on Saturday presented a four-point proposal to maintain peace and stability in Asia. Xi said China and its neighbours shoulder a historic responsibility to maintain peace in the region, Xinhua news agency reported. He called for efforts to safeguard peace and tranquillity, dovetail development strategies, expand security cooperation and cement people-to-people amity. He made the remarks in an address at the National University of Singapore.

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    Two brothers shot dead in UP

    Muzaffarnagar: Two brothers were shot dead allegedly by unknown assailants at Fatehpur village under Kandhla police station in the district here, police said today. Mahabir Singh (50)and Pravesh Kumar (45), residents of Rasolpur village, were shot dead last evening while on their way to Kandhla, Additional Superintendent of Police VK Mishra said. Police rushed to the spot and started a search for the alleged assailants, he said, adding that the bodies have been sent for a

  • Sand mafia behind murder of revenue inspector, say cops, nab 1

    Muzaffarnagar: Police today said that the sand mafia was behind the killing of the revenue inspector here and announced that one person has been arrested in this connection. The claim by police came even as they said that a clean chit has been given to the eight persons who were earlier named in an FIR lodged by the victim’s family. SP (City) Pradeep Gupta today said that a trio identified as Mohit, Manish and Rohit were

  • Narendra Modi

    Want to make Kashmir dream destination: Narendra Modi

    Srinagar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said here that he wanted to make Kashmir a dream destination for tourists. He addressed a public rally during his day-long visit to Jammu and Kashmir. He said that in the past, when people had some money, they wanted to visit Kashmir. He added that he wanted to bring those days back.

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    Narendra Modi arrives in Kashmir

    Srinagar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived here on Saturday on a day-long visit to Jammu and Kashmir during which he will address a public rally.

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    16-year-old raped by her neighbour in UP

    Bhaodhi: A 16-year-old girl was allegedly raped by her teenaged neighbour in Surwyan area, police said here today. The youth raped the girl when she had gone out for some work on Thursday evening, Station Officer Surendra Kumar Pandey said. The victim brought the matter to the notice of her parents yesterday, following which an FIR was lodged, he said. The girl has been sent for medical examination and efforts were being made

  • Anupam Kher

    Let’s tell the world ‘India is one, India is tolerant’: Anupam Kher

    New Delhi : Flanked by film makers Ashok Pandit and Madhur Bhandarkar, Bollywood veteran Anupam Kher on Saturday flagged off his ‘March for India’ here amid great fanfare while asserting that the world needed to know that India remained united and tolerant despite what was being projected.

  • PDP workers, government employees at PM Narendra Modi’s rally

    Srinagar: Ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) workers, migrant labourers and casual employees of Jammu and Kashmir government today appeared to form the bulk of the audience for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s public rally here.

  • Make the most of the holy basil

    If one visits rural households, one is sure to find a tulsi plant (Basil or Ocimum tenuiflorum) growing in front of people’s homes. Even in congested cities, wherever there is a little place, most Indians have the tendency to plant Tulsi in front of their homes or in flower pots.