Free Press Journal
  • Venezuela seeks support to bolster oil prices

    Caracas : The Non Aligned Movement (NAM) summit of leaders gets underway in Venezuelas Margarita Island on Saturday, which will be an occasion for Venezuela to gather support for a global deal to bolster oil prices, Venezuelan Petroleum Minister Eulogio del Pino has said.

  • 2 officers shot in Texas while answering suicide call

    Fort Worth : Two police officers have been shot and wounded while answering a reported suicide at a house in Fort Worth, Texas on Friday.   Fort Worth police spokesman Sgt Marc Povero said officers arriving at the house found a man unresponsive with a gunshot wound to the head. The officers were told a witness was in a backyard shed. Povero said the officers were shot after opening the shed door. Police returned

  • First mercy killing of minor in Belgium

    Brussels : A terminally ill child has become the first minor to be euthanised in Belgium since age restrictions on such mercy killings in the country were lifted in 2014, a newspaper reported.

  • US cop kills black teen with air gun

    Ohio : A white police officer fatally shot an African-American teen robbery suspect in capital city Columbus, Ohio, after the boy pulled out an air gun, media reports said.

  • US pays $1.3mn to family of Italian hostage killed in drone strike

    Washington : The US has given a “donation” of $1.32 million to the family of Giovanni Lo Porto (in pic), the Italian aid worker killed in January 2015 by a US drone strike. Documents detailing the condolence payment also confirmed the attack took place in Pakistan.

  • Nagpur-based RSS worker to head Rozgar Nirman Board

    BHOPAL : The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh has once again proved that it is calling the shots in the state. Close on the heels of the appointment of Manish Kumar in CM office, Hemant Deshmukh, a Nagpur-based RSS worker has been given the charge of state’s Rozgar Nirman Board. Deshmukh is said to be close to top leaders of RSS.

  • Youth held for threatening woman

    Indore : We Care for You Cell officials have nabbed a youth for making obscene calls to a woman and also threatening to kill her husband if she failed to pay money to him. The accused has been handed over to police station concerned for further action.

  • Missing girl’s body found, killer held

    Indore : A minor girl was murdered by a youth, who buried her body in his house. The murder came to light when the accused had a fall out with his friend who spilled the beans to the police. The accused has been arrested and is being interrogated by the police now.

  • Five days left for CAT-2016 registration; act now

    Indore  : IIM aspirants, who have not applied for common admission test (CAT), a gateway to 20 IIMs and over 100 non-IIM institutions that accept CAT scores for admissions, should act now.

  • Siblings’ success story inspires others

    Indore : “Whatever luck I had, I made. I was never a natural athlete, but I paid my dues in sweat and concentration and took the time necessary to learn Karate and become ‘World Champion,” American martial artist and actor Chuck Norris quoted.

  • Transgender soldier First Woman On UK Army Frontline

    London : A 24-year-old transgender soldier has become the first woman to serve on the frontline with the British Army. The 24-year-old from Cumbria joined the Scots Guards as Guardsman Allen in 2012 but began hormone therapy in the last month, and has now officially changed her name to Chloe Allen, reports the BBC.