Free Press Journal
  • 40 knives removed from stomach of a policeman

    Amritsar: In an unusual case, as many as 40 knives were surgically removed from the stomach of a policeman here who claimed that he used to feel an “urge” to eat them.

  • Teen Cyber bullying more common among friends, dating partners

    Washington: Cyber bullying among teenagers is more likely to involve current or former friends and dating partners, a new study has found. “A common concern regarding cyber bullying is that strangers can attack someone, but here we see evidence that there are significant risks associated with close connections,” said Diane Felmlee from Pennsylvania State University in the US.

  • Assam CM appeals for release of abducted boy

    Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today appealed to the Paresh Barua-led faction of the ULFA to release the boy it had abducted on August 1 on humanitarian grounds.

  • DNA test confirms Dhaka attackers identities

    Dhaka: The identities of five of the seven militants involved in the July 1 Gulshan cafe attack in Bangladesh have been confirmed through DNA tests, an official said on Tuesday.

  • Rajnath to undertake 2-day visit to Kashmir

    New Delhi: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh will undertake a two-day visit to the Kashmir Valley tomorrow during which he will review the situation and may hold talks with cross section of people, a move which comes a day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed “deep concern and pain” over the situation there.

  • NSE ropes in Citigroup, Morgan Stanley to handle IPO

    New Delhi: Moving closer to list its shares, leading stock exchange NSE today said it has roped in four merchant bankers, including Citigroup and Morgan Stanley, to manage its upcoming initial public offering.

  • Disappearing trick of fish can fool animals with super sight

    New York: The silvery skin of fish like herrings, sardines, mackerel and tuna act like mirrors, reflecting their watery surroundings to better blend in and the effect serves as a kind of underwater invisibility cloak that helps them hide even from animals with super sight, new research has found.

  • Noble ‘DEEDS’ for a cause

    Noble ‘DEEDS’ for a cause DEEDS, an NGO that works for the betterment of the hearing impaired individuals, recently participated in the Women Entrepreneurs Exhibition organised by the Ladies Wing of Indian Merchants’ Chamber by exhibiting products like jewellery pouches, wine bags, gift envelopes, etc. made by the students with hearing impairment.

  • Journalist Dave Mudered, family accuses BJP leaders

    Junagadh: Junagadh-based journalist Kishore Dave, the bureau chief of ‘Jai Hind’, a local daily, was found murdered at his workplace last night.

  • Quake hits northeast India, neighbouring areas

    Agartala/Aizawl: A 5.5-magnitude earthquake in the Myanmar-India border region on Tuesday rocked Assam, Tripura, Mizoram, Meghalaya and some other parts of northeast India, but there was no report of major damage, officials said.

  • Statue of Chandra Shekhar Azad vandalised

    Hisar: Tension prevailed in Parijat Chowk and Nagori Gate area here this morning after a statue of martyr Chandra Shekhar Azad was found vandalised.