Free Press Journal
  • Swaraj assures to reunite Geeta with her parents

    Indore : External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has assured Geeta, the mute-deaf girl who returned to India in October this year after being stranded in Pakistan for over a decade, that the government is trying hard to locate the whereabouts of her parents.

  • CBI’s fresh FIR against arrested IAS officer Singh

    Singh has amassed disproportionate assets, possessed documents of eight properties worth over Rs four crore, 31 gold bars weighing 3.20 kg and worth over Rs 83 lakh, Rs 36.10 lakh in cash, $5,279, 1,230 Pounds, 100 grams gold coins and five kg of silver utensils, the CBI says (more…)

  • Navy successfully test fires Indo-Israeli Barak-8 missile

    Mumbai : India on Wednesday successfully test-fired a long range surface-to-air missile jointly developed with Israel from its warship in its maiden attempt, joining a select group of countries which has such an anti-air warfare capability for their navies.

  • 21-yr-old dies while running in TT Stadium

    BHOPAL : A 21-year-old youth died of cardiac arrest while praticising for the physical test to clear the sub-inspectors’ recruitment exam at Tatya Tope Stadium on Tuesday.

  • Kunal Ghosh, Sudipta Sen’s JC extended

    Kolkata: A local court on Wednesday extended the judicial remand of suspended Trinamool Congress Rajya Sabha MP Kunal Ghosh, Saradha group chairman Sudipta Sen and his close associate Debjani Mukherjee till January 11 next year.

  • Cabinet okays India-Oz civil nuke agreement

    New Delhi : The union cabinet on Wednesday ratified the India-Australian civil nuclear cooperation  agreement that came into force last month and has further eased the supply  of imported uranium for India’s nuclear power plants.

  • Strike by lifeguards in Goa enters 2nd day; 361 arrested

    Panaji : The Goa government on Wednesday said that it was monitoring the situation on the beaches in the wake of strike by lifeguards which entered its second day on Thursday, even as 361 lifeguards were arrested on Wednesday after they took out a protest march defying prohibitory orders.

  • Gunfight on in Kashmir village, top Hizbul guerrilla believed to be trapped

    Srinagar : A gunfight started on Wednesday evening between holed-up guerrillas and security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district, said officials. Official sources said top Hizbul commander, Burhan, is also believed to be trapped inside the cordon laid around the area.

  • MLA submits bill for restoration of erstwhile titles of Kashmir Guv, CM

    Srinagar: Three weeks ahead of the Assembly session, Independent MLA Sheikh Abdul Rasheed (in pic) today submitted a bill in the Assembly Secretariat seeking the restoration of the titles of ‘Sadr-e-Riyasat’ (President) and ‘Wazeer-e-Azam’ (Prime Minister) for the posts of Governor and Chief Minister, respectively, in the state.

  • Cops to check vehicles on New Year eve

    BHOPAL : The traffic police will check vehicles at several squares and tri-sections on December 31 night. Police pickets would be deployed at Lalghati Chowraha, Retghat Tiraaha, Nadra Bus Stand Chowraha, Bharat Talkies Chowraha, JK Road, Board Office Chowraha, RRL Tiraha, Aura Malla, Bagsewania police station and Kolar Tiraha.

  • Boat Club to be Wi-Fi zone from New Year

    BHOPAL: Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC) is going to make Boat Club a Wi-Fi zone in the New Year The facility will be available from the first week of January.

  • Congress cries foul about controversial Chattisgarh tapes

    New Delhi : Political mysteries do not have a long life. The truth has a way of coming out. Last year, on the eve of a by-election to a state Assembly constituency, the Congress candidate, Manturam Pawar, a known loyalist of ex-Chief Minister Ajit Jogi, dropped out of the fray at the last moment and the ruling BJP could easily win the Antagarh seat.

  • Dr Zakir Naik

    Mangaluru cops ban entry of both Islamic scholar and VHP president

    Bengaluru : In order to maintain communal harmony, the Mangaluru police have banned the entry of Islamic scholar Dr Zakir Naik and Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) president Pravin Togadia into the communally sensitive Dakshina Kannada district.

  • US Embassy supports Delhi government’s odd-even plan

    New Delhi : The US Embassy here has come out in support of the Kejriwal government’s odd and even number car formula, saying it will comply with the restrictions despite exemption to vehicles with diplomatic number plates.

  • Why exempt women, 2-wheelers from odd-even rule: HC to AAP

    New Delhi : The Delhi High Court today asked the AAP government to clarify why women and two-wheelers have been exempted from the odd-even number plate scheme coming into effect here from Friday.

  • Congress bags majority of seats in K’taka council polls

    Bengaluru : In a major setback for the BJP and the Janata Dal (S) headed by  former prime minister H D Deve Gowda, the ruling Congress bagged 13 of the  25  Karnataka legislative council seats. The BJP could only manage six seats and the JD(S) four.

  • ‘Award wapsi’ an immature step, says Jnanpith awardee

    Ahmedabad : Veteran Gujarati litterateur Raghuveer Chaudhary (in pic), chosen for the prestigious Jnanpith Award for 2015, has termed as an “immature step” the returning of awards by some eminent writers and said their way of protest was “not proper”.