Free Press Journal
  • China holds naval drills in SCS ahead of tribunal verdict

    Beijing: The Chinese navy has conducted combat drills in the South China Sea in a show of strength ahead of the July 12 verdict of an international tribunal on a dispute with the Philippines over the strategic waters.

  • Britain PM hopeful hurls motherhood barb at rival

    London: One of the two candidates to lead Britain is facing a backlash after apparently suggesting that her rival is less well placed to do the job because she is not a mother.


    ‘Bangladesh investigating Zakir Naik’s Islamist links’

    Dhaka: Bangladesh government said it was investigating the Islamist links of India-based controversial preacher Zakir Naik and examining the possibilities of banning his “provocative” speeches in the wake of two brutal terrorist attacks in the country within a week in which 25 people died.

  • PIL seeks transfer of probe in Road scam and Desilting scam

    Mumbai: A PIL in the Bombay High Court has sought transfer of probe from city police to Anti-corruption Bureau (ACB) in the alleged road contract and desilting scams, saying it would expose the “unholy nexus” between contractors and civic staff.

  • Kashmir violence: Toll reaches 16, curfew imposed

    Srinagar: Curfew was imposed in Kashmir Valley on Sunday to maintain the law and order situation after 11 protesters were killed in violent clashes with security forces on Saturday, officials said.

  • Have they joined Daesh?

    Kerala launches probe into missing youths’ IS links

  • PM retraces Bapu’s train journey in SA

    “My visit to South Africa has become like a pilgrimage to me as I have got the opportunity to visit all the three places that are significant to Mahatma Gandhi’s life” (more…)

  • Pakistan loses Edhi, its ‘Mother Teresa’!

    Karachi : Legendary Pakistani philanthropist Abdul Sattar Edhi, who had dedicated his life to humanity and serving the poor, has died here from renal failure.

  • UK business minister meets Tata Steel senior management

    Mumbai: UK business minister Sajid Javid held talks here with the senior management of Tata Steel including chairman Cyrus Mistry ahead of the company’s board meeting later in the day.

  • Carbine Deal Under Scanner

    The govt suspects Rao Inderjit Singh had leaked the details of the deal to the Congress, his erstwhile party until 2014 when he joined and won from Gurgaon on the BJP ticket (more…)

  • Himachal CM case ED arrests LIC agent

    New Delhi : In the first arrest in connection with its money laundering case against Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh, ED on Saturday took into custody LIC agent Anand Chauhan.

  • Murdered Dalit woman Jisha’s mother gets new home

    Perumbavoor (Kerala) : Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Saturday handed over the keys of a newly-constructed house here in Ernakulam district to the mother of young Dalit woman Jisha, who was found dead on April 28.

  • Incessant rain claims 11 lives in MP

    Bhopal : As many as 11 people have died due to flood in Madhya Pradesh in the last couple of days as heavy rains continued to lash large parts of the state with Army shifting over 400 deluge-hit people in Satna district to safer places.

  • Two washed away in Assam floods

    New Delhi : Rains kept the mercury level below normal in several northern states even as floods continued to wreak havoc in Asaam leaving at least two dead and over 1.05 lakhs people affected.