Free Press Journal
  • RJD leader Lalu Prasad (L) and Pappu Yadav (R), who was expelled from the party, are expected to bag a lion’s share of the Yadav votes in the Bihar Assembly elections.

    Lalu becomes RJD chief for 9th time

    Patna : Lalu Prasad Yadav took over as the president of Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) on Sunday for the ninth consecutive term since formation of the party in 1997. He was greeted by the presidents of RJD state units at the S K Memorial Hall here.

  • No jungle raj in Bihar: Nitish

    Patna : Refuting the opposition party BJP’s allegation that Bihar was “returning to jungle raj”, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Sunday said the state faced no problem that could be construed as an erosion of rule of law.

  • Failed love? Cop kills woman, self in Delhi

    New Delhi : A Delhi Police sub-inspector allegedly murdered a 28-year-old woman and then shot himself to death at a park in southwest Delhi’s Dwarka Sector 4 on Sunday.

  • The United States, our friends and allies in the Middle East, and the entire world are safer because the threat of the nuclear weapon has been reduced. John Kerry US Secretary of State

    West Says World Is Safer Now

    An elated Iran hails ‘new chapter’ as nuclear sanctions are lifted 

  • Four freed Iranian-Americans heading to Switzerland

    Tehran : Four Iranian-American citizens freed by Iran in a prisoner swap with the United States have left Tehran and are flying to Bern in Switzerland, Iranian state television reported today. Jason Rezaian, the Washington Post’s Tehran correspondent, Saeed Abedini, a Christian pastor, former US Marine Amir Hekmati, and Nosratollah Khosravi, departed “on a special Swiss plane”, the report said.

  • Jerusalem church defaced with anti-Christian graffiti: Police

    Jerusalem : Israeli police say they have discovered hateful Hebrew graffiti on the walls of a noted Jerusalem church. Police spokeswoman Luba Samri said that anti- Christian slogans were found on the outer walls of the Dormition Abbey in the Old City of Jerusalem, reports AP.

  • But Israel still doubtful

    Jerusalem : Israel, the Middle East’s sole but undeclared nuclear power, remained pessimistic about the landmark Iranian nuclear deal with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accusing Tehran of still seeking nuclear military capabilities, destabilising the region and spreading terrorism globally. Iran will continue to destabilise the Middle East and spread terrorism throughout the world, Prime Minister Netanyahu’s office warned after world powers decided to lift sanctions against Iran over its nuclear programme.

  • Suicide bombing during Afghan jirga, 13 killed

    Jalalabad : At least 13 people were killed and 14 others wounded when a suicide bomber struck the home of a prominent politician in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad, authorities said, reports AFP.

  • Islamic State ‘slaughter 300, take 400 hostage’

    Beirut : The Islamic State group abducted at least 400 civilians including women and children after capturing new territory in an assault on Syria’s eastern city of Deir Ezzor, a monitor said.

  • Cleric arrested for inciting boy to cut off his hand in Pak

    Lahore :  A Pakistani cleric of a mosque has been arrested under terror charges for allegedly inciting a 15-year-old boy to chop off his own hand believing he had committed blasphemy.

  • Boy posts girl’s sex video on Facebook

    London : A British teenager posted on Facebook the phone number of a girl who spurned his advances, alongside an obscene video with a message saying she would perform sex acts if she was called, a media report said.

  • Burkina hotel attack toll climbs to 29

    Ouagadougou: The death toll in an attack by jihadists on a top hotel in the capital of Burkina Faso rose to 29, with 30 injured, the country’s Security Minister Simon Compaore said.  The bodies of three jihadists had been identified. All three were men, the minister said, adding that they were “very young”. The previous death toll in the incident overnight Friday to Saturday had put the number of dead at 26,

  • Switzerland: Two foreigners killed in Alps avalanche

    Geneva : Swiss police say two foreigners have been killed in an avalanche while they were skiing off-piste in the Alps. Police in Valais canton (state) say the avalanche hit a group of four men near La Tzoumaz in southwestern Switzerland yesterday afternoon. Several helicopters were dispatched to the scene. Two of the men were unharmed but rescue workers found the other two dead.

  • UK’s oldest driver is 103-yr-old without any accident

    London : A 103-year-old grandfather in the UK is believed to be the oldest British driver with more than 80 years of experience behind the wheels without committing a single road accident, media reports said.

  • UK moving away from religion, says survey

    London : Britain is undergoing a post-religion era with most of its citizens not following any religion, according to a new survey, reports PTI.

  • Ever wondered why your college is not having a website?

    Indore : You try and search the websites of colleges in Indore division to know about facilities, infrastructure etc available on the campuses but in most cases you will land up nowhere.

  • IIT-Madras emerges champion of Nihilanth

    Indore : Students of Indian Institute of Technology Madras emerged champions of Nihilanth -2016, a 3-day inter IIT-IIM quiz concluded at Indian Institute of Management Indore on Sunday.

  • Candidates find first yearly CMAT moderate

    Indore : Candidates took the Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) on Sunday at centres in the City found the test moderate and doable.

  • Youth stabbed over petty argument

    Indore: A juvenile stabbed a youth and injured him late on Saturday night. Apparently the two had an argument that resulted in the stabbing.

  • Two dead, one injured in road mishap

    Indore : Two persons died and one sustained injuries when a speeding truck hit the jeep they were travelling in. The family was on their way to attend a marriage when the tragedy struck.