Free Press Journal
  • Dead fish surface in B’luru lake, Javadekar seeks probe

    New Delhi : Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Monday ordered a probe into the incident of hundreds of dead fish being washed ashore at Ulsoor Lake, a popular boating site in Bengaluru, and sought a report on it.

  • BJP may have the last laugh in Assam

    The Congress has decided to contest the elections alone, for the simple reason that other political outfits have chosen to avoid the Congress (more…)

  • SP MLA’s brother kills man in road rage row

    Gonda (UP) : A Samajwadi Party MLA’s brother allegedly shot dead a man following a quarrel after their vehicles brushed against each other during overtaking near Tribhuvan Nagar in Dhanepur area here, police said on Monday.

  • Alliance with BJP is like father’s will: Mehbooba

    Srinagar : Hinting at going ahead with BJP in government formation, PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti on Monday said her late father Mufti Sayeed’s decision to have the alliance with the saffron party was like a “will” to be fufilled by his children even if they get “consumed” while doing so.

  • 24×7 monitoring of polluting industries

    New Delhi : Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Monday claimed a major revolution of putting all highly polluting industries in 17 categories under 24×7 monitoring by forcing them to install continuous effluent and emission equipment for online monitoring.

  • Man offers to sell his wife on Facebook

    Indore : Unable to pay back borrowed money, a man in Indore opted to sell off his wife for one lakh rupees and posted the offer along with her photograph on Facebook.

  • German leg-up for smart cities

    New Delhi :  Germany will partner with India to develop Kochi, Bhubaneswar and Coimbatore as smart cities. “Germany would contribute to India’s smart city programme and will help develop the cities of Kochi(Kerala), Bhubaneswar (Odisha) and Coimbatore(Tamil Nadu) as smart cities,” State Secretary in Germany’s Ministry for Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety, Gunther Adler, told reporters here.

  • Two another firsts in coming assembly polls

    New Delhi : In two other firsts in the upcoming polls for five Assemblies, the Election Commission on Monday put the electoral rolls and details of the polling booths and electoral staffs online and extended the facility of downloading the e-voter slips.

  • Blast kills 17 in Pak as Taliban avenge Islamist’s execution

    Peshawar : At least 17 people were killed and 30 others injured today when a suicide bomber blew himself up in a crowded court in Pakistan’s restive northwest, an attack the Taliban said was revenge for the hanging of liberal Punjab province governor Salman Taseer’s Islamist assassin, reports PTI.

  • Dalai, followers inciting self-immolations by Tibetans

    Beijing : The twin immolations by Tibetan youth last week, including one in India, protesting against Chinese rule in Tibet were “instigated” by the Dalai Lama and his followers, a media report here said today.

  • UK dog owners asked to microchip their pets

    London : Dog owners in the UK have been asked to microchip their dogs by April 6 to reduce pressure on animal charities and councils looking after lost pets and help the government save 33 million pounds a year, reports PTI.

  • Sanders wins Maine, Rubio winner in Puerto Rico

    Washington : Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders today beat Hillary Clinton in the Maine caucuses to bounce back into the race for the Democratic presidential nomination while Florida Senator Marco Rubio won the Republican primary in Puerto Rico defeating frontrunner Donald Trump, reports PTI.

  • Two dead in Sydney shooting

    Sydney : A man who police say fatally shot one person and wounded two others inside a western Sydney business was found dead inside the building after a six-hour standoff today, reports AP.