Free Press Journal
  • Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra becomes first Indian to set world record

    New Delhi: Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra has created history by becoming the first Indian athlete to set a world record on his way to win a gold medal at the IAAF World U-20 Athletics Championship at Bydgoszcz in Poland on Saturday.

  • CBI charges IC405 hijacker ‘Harfan Maula’ for cheating

    New Delhi: A dreaded pro-Khalistan terrorist, who had hijacked Srinagar-New Delhi Indian Airlines flight in 1984 and taken it to Lahore, has now been charged by CBI with cheating and forgery in acquiring an Afghan passport under assumed identity to migrate to Canada.

  • TN tops urban internet subscribers; Maha, Delhi tied in 2nd spot

    New Delhi: Tamil Nadu has maximum number of urban internet subscribers in India accounting for over nine per cent of country’s total 231 million urban subscribers, with Maharashtra and Delhi having over 19 million users each.

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    China can send replacements journalists asked to leave India

    New Delhi/Beijing: Even as sources in China’s state news agency Xinhua confirmed that three of its journalists have been told to leave India by the end of this month, it is reliably learnt that replacements can be sent for the three.

  • AAP MLA detained after woman alleges misbehaviour at his house

    New Delhi: AAP MLA Amanatullah Khan was today detained by Delhi Police for questioning after a woman alleged she was harassed by a youth at the legislator’s residence in southeast Delhi’s Jamia Nagar area.

  • Narsingh fails dope test, Rio participation doubtful

    New Delhi: India’s Olympic buildup suffered a colossal jolt today as wrestler Narsingh Yadav, who was picked ahead of the celebrated Sushil Kumar, failed a dope test conducted by NADA, virtually ruling him out of the Rio Games next month.

  • IS suicide bombers kill 61 in Kabul during protest

    Kabul: At least 61 people were killed and another 207 wounded in the Afghan capital on Saturday, when a suicide bomber detonated his explosives-packed clothing among a large crowd of demonstrators, officials and witnesses said. In a statement issued by its news agency, Aamaq, the Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the attack on a protest march by Afghanistan’s ethnic Hazaras, reports AP.

  • Turkey shuts over 2,000 institutions in post-coup crackdown

    Istanbul: In a new tactic against suspected coup plotters, Turkey on announced it had seized more than 2,250 social, educational or health care institutions and facilities that it claims pose a threat to national security.

  • Beijing removes missiles from SCS islands ahead of UN verdict

    Beijing: China has removed its new generation surface-to-air missiles from a disputed island in the South China Sea after US withdrew its aircraft carrier ahead of a landmark verdict by an UN-backed tribunal, a media report said.

  • Russian breaks world hot air balloon record

    Sydney: Russian adventurer Fedor Konyukhov broke the record for the fastest round-the-world flight in a hot air balloon, his crew said. Flight coordinator John Wallington said Konyukhov, who took off from Western Australia on July 12, had successfully flown the route by today afternoon but had yet to land. His journey, taking just over 11 days, is faster than the record set by the late American adventurer Steve Fossett who in

  • After huge response on networking sites, Poké walk Mumbai gets cancelled

    Mumbai: It has been out only about two weeks but the Pokemon Go has swept the entire globe by sparking an international craze among end game users. The game, which was premiered on July 05, has shattered the record of Apple App store. To take the craze into next level in the city, one of the Mumbai-based Facebook users had called for city’s first ever event called ‘Pokéwalk Mumbai’ which gained major res-ponse

  • Bombay HC asks MCGM to demolish corporator’s encroachment

    Mumbai: On Friday, the Bombay High Court directed the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) to raze any illegal encroachment at the entry gate of a drain in Vikhroli by an NCP corporator.

  • ShivSena MP raises the issue of illegal buildings in Andheri

    Mumbai: Even as the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai’s (MCGM) demolition drive is in full swing, Shiv Sena MP Gajanan Kirtikar has written to the civic chief regarding the neglected illegal constructions that the civic body is yet to demolish.