Free Press Journal
  • Don’t observe Valentine’s Day, says Pak president

    Islamabad : Pakistan President Mamnoon Hussain has asked his countrymen to avoid observing Valentine’s Day, saying the western tradition was not part of “our culture”.

  • miles ahead India above all with 268 golds, SL second with 163

    Guwahati : The Indian juggernaut rolled on unabated as the star-studded boxing squad joined the shooters, triathlon and taekwondo players in what is turning out to be an outing of unprecedented dominance by the host country at the 12th South Asian Games on Saturday.

  • 65% voting in Palghar Assembly by-election

    Thane : As much as 65 per cent voting was registered in the Palghar Assembly byelection in the neighbouring Palghar district on Saturday.

  • Bodies of 9 soldiers flown out of Siachen

    New Delhi : The bodies of nine soldiers who died in the avalanche in Siachen’s Sonam post were flown out on Saturday, Army said.

  • WC record against India still in our mind, says Waqar

    Karachi : Pakistan’s head coach Waqar Younis is confident that his new-look team would be able to break the jinx of not winning against India in major ICC events when they lock horns in the upcoming World T20, which begins right after the Asia Cup T20.

  • Chaddi-Baniyan terror grips Mira Road again

    Bhayandar : The recent arrest of the “Chaddi Baniyan”’ gang members in an encounter with the Mumbai police was a welcome relief to the residents of Mira Road. But it turned out to be short lived for residents of Mira Road. A week after TV actress Loveleen Kaur’s flat was burgled and the building watchman brutally attacked, the threat of the  gang being on the loose is haunting Mira Road again.

  • Is cosmetic surgery emerging as prime V-day gift?

    New Delhi : Gone are the days, it seems, when only cards, flowers and chocolates could cast a love spell on your Valentine. Now, a V-Day gift of Botox can say “I love you” in its own special ‘He Hit Me (and It Felt like a Kiss)’ way.

  • RJD MLA faces arrest in kidnap, rape case

    PATNA : A joint team of Nawada and Nalanda district police on Saturday evening raided the residences and office of the RJD MLA from Nawada Rajballabh Yadav who has been charged with kidnapping and raping a minor girl of Nawada.

  • US politics bad, but not lost faith: Obama

    Washington : Nine years after he announced his decision to run for the highest office in the country, US President Barack Obama today said that the politics of the country has become worse, but he is still hopeful. “I will be the first to admit that the tone of our politics hasn’t gotten better, but worse,” Obama said in his weekly radio and web address to the nation from Illinois State Senate where

  • Appeal against Mahim killers rejected

    NEW DELHI : The Supreme Court has rejected a Maharashtra Government’s appeal in the sensational murder of Rajendra Gupta, a local BJP leader, in a Ganesh pandal at Mahim in Mumbai in August 1995. Gupta was gunned down by alleged henchmen of Chhota Shakeel.