Free Press Journal
  • Protest over alleged torture of 3 persons by security forces

    Srinagar: A group of villagers today protested outside a Deputy Commissioners Office near here, alleging roughing up of three persons including a woman by security forces during an operation in Bandipora district, prompting police to fire teargas shells to disperse the crowd. Three persons – Sakina Bano, Ghulam Hassan and Javid Ahmad – were allegedly subjected to torture by security forces during the course of search operations at Chuntimulla forest this morning, resulting

  • Fire in residential building, two killed

    New Delhi: Two persons, including a woman, died in a fire that broke out at a residential building in central Delhi’s West Patel Nagar area today. The deceased persons have been identified as Rinku (38) and Sneha (30). Rinku was the owner of the four-storey building and lived on the ground floor, from where the fire originated, said police.

  • Eleven NDRF teams rushed to Tamil Nadu

    New Delhi: Government today rushed 11 teams comprising over 400 personnel of NDRF responders to conduct relief and rescue operations in rain-hit Tamil Nadu. These teams of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) will also be carrying 38 inflatable rubber boats along with other necessary equipments to undertake quick operations in the state.

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    Hope FTII students won’t spoil country’s image at IFFI: Centre

    Panaji: Amid reports of a likely protest by FTII students at the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) venue here, the government today said that they were hopeful that the students would not do anything that will hurt the country’s image at a global platform. “The students of FTII are equally patriotic. They will not besmirch India’s reputation. This is an event of international scale. Beyond that I cannot really comment,” Sunil Arora,

  • (From left) Mumbai Police Commissioner Ahmed Javed, actor Hrithik Roshan and Joint Commissioner of Police (Traffic) Milind Bharambe during the launch of the new helpline at Traffic Police headquarters, Worli on Tuesday. PIC: BL SONI

    Hrithik Roshan inaugurates new traffic helpine in Mumbai

    Mumbai: Superstar Hrithik Roshan has joined hands with Mumbai Traffic Police to open a new traffic helpline in the city. The service, which will help citizens get information on traffic jams, alternate routes, road blocks and diversions, was inaugurated on November 10 by the actor and Commissioner of Police Ahmed Javed.

  • Paris attack main suspect arrested

    Brussels: Salah Abdeslam, a Belgian-born French national wanted in connection with last week’s deadly Paris attacks that claimed 129 lives, was on Monday reportedly arrested in Brussels. The 26-year-old was captured alive in an operation by Belgian special forces in Molenbeek, an impoverished suburb of Brussels with a history of links to terror plots, Sky News reported citing Belgian broadcaster RTL. Reports suggested that he was seen at a window of a

  • Election success adds extra zing to Chhath festival at Lalu household

    Patna: Clad in her usual colourful cotton sari with a red bindi on her forehead and surrounded by her daughters, Rabri Devi is busy since early Monday morning preparing traditional sweet dishes for Chhath, the most popular annual festival of Bihar.

  • Jessie J feels Australians hate her

    Canberra : Singer Jessie J told a crowd of Australians that they “hate” her ever since she became a judge on the Australian version of the show “The Voice”. “I’m very aware that there is a lot of people in Australia that don’t like me and that’s OK. (But) it was really fun and yet awkward,” Jessie said.

  • UK foiled 7 terror attacks in last 6 months: David Cameron

    London/Antalya : British intelligence services have foiled seven terror attacks in the past six months in the UK while earlier response to such warning had originated from al-Qaeda and the area between Pakistan and Afghanistan, Prime Minister David Cameron said today.

  • Royal family, CEOs to attend Ravi Pillai’s daughter wedding

    Thiruvananthapuram: Royal members from the Middle-East and the CEOs of various companies will be among those who are slated to attend the week-long multi-crore wedding ceremony of NRI businessman B Ravi Pillai’s daughter in Kerala. One of the richest Keralites, Pillai, the Chairman and Managing Director of R P Group of Companies, is reportedly spending crores for the big-fat wedding of his daughter Arathi Pillai and Kochi-based Adithya Vishnu at Asramam Maidan in

  • Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry

    ISIS not in Pakistan: Foreign Secy Aizaz Ahmed Chaudhry

    Lahore : Pakistan has flatly ruled out the possibility of the existence of terror outfit ISIS in the country. According to Daily Pakistan, Foreign Secretary Aizaz Ahmed Chaudhry said in best online casino an interview that no one will be allowed in the country to have link with Daesh (ISIS) and that the country was fully capable of preventing any threat from ISIS or any other extremist organisation. Expressing solidarity with the

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    Cherish awards, don’t let emotions overrun reason: President Mukherjee

    New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday reminded the literary icons and artists who are retuning their awards in protest against growing intolerance, that they should not let their emotions overrun reason and that disagreement must be expressed through ‘debate and discussion’.

  • Pakistan PM reiterates support to separatist movement in Kashmir

    Srinagar: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Monday reiterated support to the separatist movement in Kashmir through a letter addressed to the chief of a radical Kashmiri women’s separatist group. In the letter addressed to Asiya Andrabi, chief of women’s separatist group ‘Dukhtaran-e-Milat’ (Daughters of Faith), Sharif said “Pakistan has always in the past lent humanitarian, moral and diplomatic support to the people’s movement for self-determination in Kashmir.

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    Nitish Kumar invites Mamata Banerjee for swearing-in

    Kolkata: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today invited his West Bengal counterpart Mamata Banerjee for the swearing-in ceremony on November 20 and she has agreed toattend it. “Nitish Kumar called up our Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and invited her for the swearing in ceremony and she has agreed to attend the ceremony,” Trinamool Congress national spokesperson Derek O’ Brien told PTI.

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    NRI held for crashing SUV into Attari gate

    Attari (Punjab): In a major security breach, an NRI crashed his SUV into the security gates at the Attari joint check post (JCP) early on Monday and reached the zero line at the international border between India and Pakistan.

  • Narendra Modi holds bilateral meet with Spanish prime minister

    Antalya (Turkey) : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday held a bilateral meeting with his Spanish counterpart Mariano Rajoy on the sidelines of the second and final day of the G20 Summit in this Mediterranean resort city.