Free Press Journal
  • Infiltration in J&K on rise as terrorists choose old routes

    Srinagar: Infiltration in Jammu and Kashmir is on the rise, with nearly 100 terrorists sneaking into the Valley this year from across the Line of Control taking routes, including those chosen by Pakistani raiders in 1947, to move towards south, which has emerged as the epicentre of militancy.

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    Dhaka Attack: Dhaka cafe attackers used five pistols, two AK-22 rifles

     Dhaka: The Islamist terrorists, who carried out a barbaric attack in a Dhaka cafe last Friday killing 22 people, were armed with five pistols and three AK-22 rifles, the police said on Thursday. Besides the arms, the police claim to have found three knives, a machete, a white bloodied handkerchief and around 300 spent rounds of ammunition from the attack site. The police also found nine safety pins from the

  • Kerala’s Vigilance Bureau probing scams during Chandy’s tenure

    Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala’s Vigilance Bureau is probing the bar bribery and Pattoor land scams that mired the previous UDF government in allegations of graft, and has booked a former ministerial aide in a disproportionate assets case.

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    Spain: 4 injured, none gored in 1st Pamplona bull-run

    Pamplona: Four people were injured in falls but no one was gored as more than a thousand thrill-seekers tested their agility and courage by racing alongside fighting bulls through the streets of this northern Spanish city in the first bull run of the San Fermin festival. At Navarra Hospital, Dr Manuel Montesino said three people sustained head injuries while another suffered an arm injury in the run.

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    South Korea welcomes US blacklist for North Korea leader

    Seoul: Washington’s move to place North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un on its sanctions blacklist for the first time was welcomed by South Korea today, with Seoul saying it would highlight human rights abuses in the hermit state. The US said Kim and 10 other top officials also blacklisted were behind widespread abuses including extrajudicial killings, forced labour and torture in the country’s system of prison camps for political detainees that has made North Korea

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    Delhi University admission process most bizarre: Kejriwal

    New Delhi: Calling the admission system of Delhi University as “most bizarre”, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today said the central university does not have quota for city students, normalization of marks or entrance tests.

  • Sena-BJP word war: Sena men burn Ashish Shelar’s effigy

    Mumbai: A day before the expansion of the Maharashtra Cabinet, Shiv Sena workers today burnt an effigy of Mumbai BJP president Ashish Shelar over his “demon” remark, which apparently alluded to frequent digs and taunts took by the Sena at the senior partner.

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    Police deployed at Mumbai office of Islamic preacher Zakir Naik

    Mumbai: Police have been deployed outside the city office of a foundation run by controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik, whose ‘hate speech’ is reported to have inspired one of the five Bangladeshi militants involved in the recent Dhaka carnage.

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    Swamy tweets on US report regarding India’s growth

    New Delhi: BJP MP Subramanian Swamy today tweeted about US State Department report that India’s growth rate is over estimated. He also took note of economist noble laureate Joseph Stiglitz comments yesterday that Indian policymakers should focus on growing India’s economy rapidly rather than “getting overly obsessed about inflation”.

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    B-Town stars pray for peace, harmony this Eid

    Mumbai: Bollywood stars AR Rahman, Rishi Kapoor, Sonakshi Sinha and Riteish Deshmukh among others have wished for peace and harmony across the world on the auspicious occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr.

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    Mahendra Singh Dhoni celebrates 35th birthday

    New Delhi: India’s limited overs cricket skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni celebrated his 35th birthday on Thursday, with many of his teammates and other prominent faces wishing him on social networking site, Twitter.

  • ‘Freedom 251’ makers launch cheapest LED TV, bouquet of mobile devices

    New Delhi: Announcing that the most-awaited “Freedom 251” smartphone priced at less than $4 will go out for delivery from Friday, Noida-based Ringing Bells Pvt Ltd on Thursday also launched a 31.5-inch HD LED TV, four feature phones, two smartphones and three power banks at a packed event in the capital.

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    Tiger Shroff is the turban superhero in A Flying Jatt

    Tiger Shroff has had a quite a good year with the success of his second movie Baaghi at the box office. Three months later, Tiger Shroff is back with another film and this time, he is a superhero.

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    4 dead after blast, shooting at Bangladesh Eid prayers

    Dhaka: Radical Islamists hurled crude bombs and engaged in a shootout with police in Bangladesh today that killed three people, including two policemen, and a terrorist at the country’s biggest Eid gathering nearly a week after the deadly attack on a Dhaka cafe that left 22 people dead.

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    Akshayaditya Lama moves High Court for stay on Mohenjo Daro’s release

    Writer Akshayaditya Lama, who had approached the City Civil Court claiming rights over the idea of Ashutosh Gowariker’s Mohenjo Daro, has moved the High Court demanding a stay on the release of the film. From what we hear, the first hearing on the same took place on July 5.