Free Press Journal
  • murder

    Shocking: Angry father kills 9-year old son, throws him in well

    Bhadohi: A nine-year-old boy was killed allegedly by his father who threw him into a well in Kakra village here.Gangeshwar Nath Upadhaya was angry with his son Shivam after the boy had complained to the police about the ill treatment of family members by his father, police said.

  • RIO

    All eyes on Rio as India aim for record medals tally

    Rio de Janeiro: With India’s largest contingent travelling to the 2016 Summer Olympics here, billions back home will hope that the blend of experience, youth and debutants participating in the Games will go the extra mile and script history in the biggest extravaganza in the world of sports. With Indians participating in a larger number of disciplines in this edition of the Games, the country will aim to better its medals tally

  • I visit Salman’s house when in India: Shoaib

    Mumbai: Former Pakistan speedster Shoaib Akhtar, now a judge in the comedy show “Mazzak Mazzak Mein”, says he often visits Bollywood superstar Salman Khan’s house to meet his family.

  • afghanistan-herat

    10 foreign tourists killed in Afghanistan

    Kabul: At least 10 foreign tourists were killed and five others injured in an attack in Afghanistan‘s Herat on Thursday. “Two mini buses carrying foreign tourists were attacked by gunmen on the main road in Chishti Sharif district,” a senior official told Xinhua news agency.

  • Meghalaya village goes eco-friendly to attract tourists

    Shillong (Meghalaya): Tucked away in the lap of nature and accompanied by the beautiful landscapes, rugged terrains and a dense forest, Aminda Rangsa, a village located about 25 km from Tura, is a perfect getaway for tourists.

  • India was part of Antarctica billion years ago

    Kolkata: Geologists have found evidence supporting the hypothesis that Indian subcontinent was part of Antarctica a billion years ago but were separated and re-united several times due to tectonic movement of plates before the evolution of mankind.

  • Bihar Toppers scam: Third rank holder in science stream arrested

    Patna: The controversial third rank holder in science stream of the Intermediate Examination from Bishun Rai College in Bihar, has been arrested by the Special Investigation Team (SIT) of Patna police, which is probing the toppers scam in the state.

  • Flood situation in Assam terrible, says minister Promila Rani Brahma

    Guwahati: Floods have wreaked havoc in various northeastern states, especially in Assam, crippling normal life and causing massive damage to infrastructure, including roads and bridges, and affecting wildlife. Many districts and villages have been submerged due to incessant rain in the region. Left with no other option, the people have taken shelter in nearly 600 relief camps.
    The floods have affected over 19 lakh people in 23 districts.

  • Woman killed in London mass stabbing

    London: One woman was killed and five others were injured in a mass stabbing in central London’s Russell Square on Wednesday night, police said.

  • GST

    Target for GST rollout is April 1, 2017: Revenue Secretary

    New Delhi: A day after the unanimous passage of the Goods and Services Tax bill by the Rajya Sabha, Revenue Secretary Hasmukh Adhia on Thursday said April 1, 2017 will the target date for the roll-out of this pan-India indirect tax regime.

  • Air-India

    No cancellation of flights: AIE

    Thiruvananthapuram: Air India Express (AIE) today said it has not cancelled any of its flights from Dubai to Kerala and Mangaluru but will be operating via Sharjah in the aftermath of the Emirates flight mishap. Early today at 0300 AM Dubai authorities informed that ‘narrow-body aircraft’ operations will be shifted to Sharjah airport from Dubai, AIE sources informed.

  • Rasam Vada with coconut foam

    Chef Speak: Some dishes are to be tasted and not seen

    Chennai: It will not be a cliche to say that the chefs at the Raintree Hotel on St.Mary’s Road are whipping up magic at their roof top restaurant Above The Sea Level.

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    AAP govt to move SC, says fight is for democracy not supremacy

    New Delhi: The AAP government today said it will challenge the High Court order holding that the Lieutenant Governor is the administrative head of the National Capital Territory as it “undermined” the powers of the council of ministers given by the Constitution.

  • Pentagon blocks USD 300 mn military aid to Pak

    Washington: Pentagon has blocked USD 300 million military aid to Pakistan after Defence Secretary Ashton Carter declined to give a certification to the Congress that Pakistan is taking sufficient action against the dreaded Haqqani network.