Free Press Journal
  • India’s majestic aircraft carrier INS Viraat’s swansong voyage to Kochi

    Mumbai: India’s majestic aircraft carrier, INS Viraat, set sail for Kochi on Saturday afternoon for Essential Repairs and Dry Docking (ERDD) at the Cochin Shipyard. This is the last sailing under her own propulsion as INS Viraat is slated for decommissioning later this year.

  • IS man in net for radicalising youth

    Mumbai : The headache seems to be aggravating for  controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik, as the Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) late on Friday night arrested one 43-year-old Rizwan Khan for his alleged role in radicalising Muslim youths to join ISIS. The arrest comes days after the detention of Zakir Naik’s Islamic Research Foundation (IRF) staffer Arshi Qureshi. On Saturday morning, Khan, arrested from Thane’s Kalyan district, was produced before Killa court that

  • Munich gunman lured young victims to their death

    Munich (Germany) : The teenaged gunman who killed nine persons in a shooting rampage in a Munich shopping centre before turning the gun on himself was obsessed with mass shootings, police officials said on Saturday.

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    Hope Rajnath will announce CBMs, end use of pellet guns: Cong

    New Delhi: Expressing serious concern over the situation in Kashmir, Congress today voiced hope that Home Minister Rajnath Singh during his visit to the Valley would announce confidence-building measures and that pellet guns would no longer be used on protesters. Senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad also targeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi, alleging that he and his government are not “concerned” about people of Kashmir as he was not present either in Lok

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    Sushma shatters Sharif’s ‘Kashmir’ dream

    New Delhi : After a whole month of Pak needling, it was Sushma Swaraj who made the government’s disdain known to Islamabad in a no-holds barred attack.

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    Missing aircraft: Andhra CM meets families of NAD employees

    Visakhapatnam: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Saturday met family members of a few employees of the Naval Armament Depot (NAD) who were aboard the Indian Air Force (IAF) aircraft which went missing over the Bay of Bengal on Friday.  Naidu visited the houses of N. Chinna Rao and P. Nagendra Rao, and comforted their family members. The Chief Minister told them that the defence authorities were making all efforts

  • Manohar Parrikar being briefed on the search operations of missing plane

    Search of missing IAF aircraft intensifies

    Chennai/New Delhi : The search for the missing AN-32 aircraft of the Indian Air Force (IAF) continued on Saturday with Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar flying down to Tamil Nadu to personally monitor the operations but no trace of it was found till late evening.

  • Judith D’Souza back home, thanks Swaraj, PM

    New Delhi/Kolkata : Indian aid worker who was kidnapped in Afghanistan last month reached New Delhi on Saturday after being rescued and was warmly welcomed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj.

  • India loses father of modern art S H Raza!

    New Delhi : Legendary painter S H Raza who popularised globally Indian concepts and iconography and built a towering legacy of modern art passed away here on Saturday after prolonged illness, leaving a huge void in the artistic world. He was 94.

  • Sir Viv praises ‘satisfied’ Kohli

    Antigua : West Indian legend Vivian Richards has hailed Indian Test skipper Virat Kohli’s maiden double century on day two of the first Test against the hosts as a “classy” knock.

  • PM to ring in week-long bash, this Independence Day

    New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi was unhappy at the Independence Day celebrations limited to his address to the nation from the Red Fort in the morning and an at-home by the President in the evening at Rashtrapati Bhawan. He wanted it to be a day of festivities attracting the masses as big as the Republic Day parade at Rajpath.

  • UPROOTED – Joe puts Pak in trouble, trail by 532 runs

    Manchester : Joe Root’s double century and three wickets from Chris Woakes put England on course for a series-levelling win in the second Test against Pakistan at Old Trafford on Saturday.

  • Ex-CM, MLA son in BPL list

    Diggi says it’s govt conspiracy; wants CM to apologise

  • MCI discusses cases against 8 medicos

    BHOPAL: Disciplinary committee of Medical Council of India on Saturday held a meeting to discuss the fate of eight doctors involved in four cases All the cases have been registered for carelessness due to which either the mother or the child succumbed or the child was left crippled  due to doctors carelessness. Dr G S Patel, President, MP Medical Council informed that no decision has been taken yet on any of the

  • Surrounded by swirling waters, they got mobile numbers instead of help

    BHOPAL : The Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC) call centre only passed the buck, giving the mobile number of one officer after another, instead of sending a team for helping them when their colony was flooded. The indifferent attitude of the municipal administration only added to their problems.

  • 3-yr-old extricated from bore well, dies

    BHOPAL/ GWALIOR : A three-year-old boy Abhay Pachori, who had fallen into a 200-foot deep borewell in Dabra Tehsil of Gwalior district on Friday evening, died due to suffocation on Saturday.  The boy was stuck at a depth of just 25ft in the borewell. Rescuers trying to save him had spotted a snake in the pit while monitoring him through a CCTV camera. But there was no sign of snake bite on