Free Press Journal
  • Ahmet Davutoglu

    Backers of Assad are committing ‘war crimes’: Turkish PM

    London: Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu implicitly accused Russia of “war crimes” today in comments at a donor conference in London, warning that the Syrian city of Aleppo was under “heavy attack” by Russian warplanes.

  • Renault unveils Duster Facelift at 2016 Auto Expo

    Renault India has unveiled the updated Duster at the on-going 2016 Indian Auto Expo. Besides the improved aesthetic, the highlight of the updated Duster is the option of an automatic transmission with diesel. As of now, Hyundai Creta is the only compact SUV to offer an automatic option with diesel.

  • Syrian Refugees

    40,000 Syrians flee regime’s Aleppo advance: monitor

    Beirut: Nearly 40,000 Syrian civilians have fled a regime offensive north of Aleppo city that began earlier this week, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitor said today. The Britain-based group said the mass exodus began on Monday as government forces began an operation that has seen them sever the main rebel supply route into Aleppo city and break an opposition siege on two regime-held towns.

  • Women’s football captain Bembem announces retirement

    Shillong: Indian women’s football team captain Oinam Bembem Devi, who on Thursday announced that the 12th South Asian Games (SAG) in India will be her last tournament, is hopeful of retaining the top spot in the competition. The competition begins on Friday and will be hosted by Shillong and Guwahati.

  • Can’t remain silent if democratic process is slaughtered: SC

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court, examining the powers of Governors, today took strong note of a submission that all decisions of the Governor are not open to judicial review and said it cannot be a mute spectator when democratic processes are “slaughtered”.

  • Delhi Police

    Five arrested for Delhi schoolboy’s death

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police on Thursday arrested the principal and four other staff of a local private school where a six-year-old boy died after falling into an open septic tank.

  • Proteas, Kiwis post easy wins in U-19 World Cup quarters

    Cox’s Bazar (Bangladesh): Opener Kyle Verreynne led the way with a patient half-century as South Africa thrashed Ireland by eight wickets in the quarter-finals of the U-19 World Cup at the Sheikh Kamal International Cricket Stadium here on Thursday. Verreynne stroked 77 runs off 109 balls seven boundaries and a six. His opening partnership of 104 runs with Liam Smith laid the foundation for the successful South African chase after being set a

  • Slogans raised during candlelight vigil at Ryan International

    New Delhi: The family members of students of the Ryan International School in Vasant Kunj observed a candlelight vigil in front of the school here today to express their solidarity with six-year-old Divyansh Kakrora, who was found dead in a septic tank of the school on Saturday.

  • Goa taking preventive measures against Zika virus

    Panaji: The Goa government is taking preventive measures to deal with Zika virus, which has been described by the World Health Organization as a “public health emergency of international concern”, Deputy Chief Minister Francis D’Souza said on Thursday.

  • Spell out policy to allow telecom cos to lay OFC: HC asks Maha

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court today asked Maharashtra government to disclose in an affidavit its policy for allowing telecom companies to lay down underground optical fibre cables for broadband and mobile connectivity.

  • Maha to appoint Food Safety Commission in 3 mts for PDS food: HC told

    Mumbai: Maharashtra government today told the Bombay High Court that it would appoint Food Safety Commission within three months to ensure distribution of foodgrains to the beneficiaries under public distribution system (PDS) of the Centre and the state.

  • Amaan, Ayaan

    Amaan, Ayaan to perform with Elmira Darvarov

    New Delhi: Sarod players Amaan Ali Khan and Ayaan Ali Khan are all set to perform with noted American violinist Elmira Darvarova at a concert here tomorrow. The siblings, who have collaborated with Darvarova in the past also, are excited about their performance.

  • Scientists propose new theory about how life came on Earth

    New York: Shedding new light on how life began on Earth, scientists, including an Indian-origin researcher, have proposed a new set of cosmic chemical reactions that could have contributed to the formation of life on our planet.

  • Sensex surges

    Sensex snaps 3-day losing run as global shares rise with oil

    Mumbai: Equities rose for the first time in four days to recover from a over two-week low, tracking global markets after crude prices jumped sharply on signals that the Federal Reserve will be cautious in raising US interest rates. Market benchmark Sensex recovered by 115 points to end at 24,338.43 on value-buying in recently beaten-down stocks.

  • Honda BR-V

    Top 5 SUVs @ 2016 Auto Expo

    The 13th edition of Auto Expo is going on in full swing and CarDekho team has given its audience the most extensive coverage on ground. While the event will keep on mesmerising the automobile enthusiasts for another few days, we have compiled a list of SUVs which grabbed massive attention of the people around.

  • John Kerry

    Kerry demands Russia halt Syria bombing after talks suspended

    London: US Secretary of State John Kerry demanded today that Russia stop bombing the Syrian opposition, implicitly blaming Moscow for the collapse in peace talks. Speaking in London ahead of a conference on the Syrian humanitarian effort, Kerry said he had called Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov for a “robust” discussion.

  • Pakistan Army offers help in Siachen rescue

    Islamabad: Pakistan on Thursday offered its assistance in the rescue and recovery of Indian Army personnel buried in an avalanche on Siachen glacier. Pakistan Army’s Director General of Military Operations Maj Gen Sahir Shamshad Mirza called Indian DGMO Lt Gen Ranbir Singh and offered assistance in the ongoing rescue operation, a military statement here said.