Free Press Journal
  • Pampore attack encounter enters third day

    Srinagar: The operation to flush out holed up militants inside a government building in Pampore on Srinagar-Jammu National Highway today entered the third day as security forces continued to pound the multi-storey structure with mortars and rockets to bring it down.

  • Cyril Almeida Row: US expresses concern over freedom of press in Pakistan

    Lahore: With the Pakistan Government placing Dawn journalist Cyril Almeida on the “exit control list (ECL) for his report in on the “confrontation” between its civilian and Army leaderships over Pakistan-based terror groups striking in India and Afghanistan, the United States has expressed its concerns about the difficulties and the dangers that journalists face in Islamabad.

  • Ashok Leyland aims to grow defence sector

    Having bagged 13 of the last 15 tenders, Ashok Leyland defence business is set to see four-fold growth over the next few years.

  • Pakistan seeks bigger South Asian alliance to counter India

    Islamabad: Pakistan is looking for the possibility of creating a greater South Asian economic alliance, so that it can counter India’s hold on the eight-member South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC), diplomatic observers said.

  • PM Modi used Lucknow visit to strengthen BJP’s hold in UP: NCP

    Mumbai: The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) on Wednesday dubbed Prime Minister’s visit to Lucknow for Dussehra celebrations as a politically astute attempt to strengthen the BJP’s hold in Uttar Pradesh before next year’s assembly polls.

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    Bengali women bask in sindur glory on Bijoya Dashami

    Indore: With the conclusion of Navratri on Tuesday, Bengali community thronged different pandals of the city to convey their heartfelt gratitude to goddess Durga on Bijoya Dashami, the last day of Durga Puja while the married women of the community felt blessed to mesmerise in the community’s trademark sindur khela, a game to smear vermilion on the faces of fellow women after offering it to goddess Durga.

  • Traffic to be diverted today for Muharram in Indore

    Indore: Considering the convenience of commuters during the Muharram festival to be celebrated in the city on Wednesday, city traffic police issued a traffic arrangement plan to strategically divert the flow of traffic of Karbala Maidan. Following diversions will be put on effect on Wednesday from around 2 pm.

  • Indore: Girl’s body found in well

    Indore: Body of a 15-year-old girl was found in a well in Gautampura area here on Tuesday. The police have sent the body for autopsy and started investigation into the case.

  • Man commits suicide by hanging self in Indore

    Indore: A 35-year-old man committed suicide by hanging himself from the ceiling of his room in Hatod area late on Monday night. The reason behind his taking such extreme step could not be known yet as no suicide note was recovered from the spot.

  • Engage with China, Russia in Goa

    The upcoming meeting of the BRICS grouping (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) in Goa on October 15 and 16 could afford an opportunity to India and China to meet bilaterally too on the sidelines and share each other’s standpoints on some contentious issues of divergence. China may seem to have held out an olive branch by offering to discuss with India its bid to gain membership of the Nuclear Suppliers Group which

  • Youth dies due to wrong transfusion of blood by MYH doctors in Indore

    Indore: A 20-year-old youth died allegedly after transfusion of wrong blood during treatment at Maharaja Yashwantrao Hospital here on Tuesday. Family members of the deceased alleged that doctors transfuse B negative blood to the patient in place of B positive blood killing him immediately. Deepak Raju, resident of Banganga, was admitted to the hospital on October 9 due to lack of haemoglobin.

  • Woman succumbs to burns in Indore

    INDORE: A 35-year-old married woman, who was admitted to MY hospital after receiving burn injuries late on Monday night, succumbed to her injuries on Tuesday. The police are trying to take the statement of her husband, who is also undergoing treatment in the same hospital, to ascertain the reason behind the incident. According to the police, the deceased was identified as Godavari, 40, a resident of Limbodi.

  • Two farmers from Nanded commit suicide

    Mumbai: Two debt-ridden farmers from Nanded district in Maharashtra allegedly committed suicide, said the police, reports PTI. The farmers – Nivruttee Kadam, a resident of Hardaf village and Purukhnath Mendake, from Manatha village of the district (both 42), took the extreme step after they lost their crops due to the recent heavy rains, officials from the Superintendent of Police Office, Nanded said.