Free Press Journal
  • Explain Pak lawyer in Enron case: BJP to Cong

    New Delhi : The BJP on Saturday questioned the Congress over the appointment of a Pakistan-origin lawyer to represent India in the Enron case at the International Court of Arbitration in 2004.

  • Kudankulam N-plant II restarts generation

    CHENNAI: The second unit of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) was reconnected to the southern power grid on Saturday morning, said officials. The unit was shut down early this month due to water and steam leakage. An official at KNPP told IANS that the second unit was reconnected to the grid on Saturday morning at 7.57 a.m. and touched a level of 500 MW during the course of the day, the

  • Rajnath chairs security review meet with 5 CMs

    Gangtok : Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh chaired here on Saturday the first security review meeting with Chief Ministers of five states bordering China.

  • National Front out of Hurriyat Conference

    Srinagar : Senior hardline separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani on Saturday suspended Nayeem Khan’s National Front from the Hurriyat, even as Khan told media that the sting operation by a news channel was “doctored and fake”.

  • Sabarmati blast case: Ex-AMU scholar freed

    Wani, who was arrested by Delhi Police in 2001 allegedly with explosives and incriminating materials, is a resident of Peeparkari area of Srinagar in Jammu and Kashmir. He was in a jail in Lucknow (more…)

  • Be prepared for ‘uncalled threat’ anytime: Air Chief

    New Delhi : In an unprecedented move, Air Chief Marshal B.S. Dhanoa, the Chief of Air Staff, has written a personal letter to each officer in the Indian Air Force (IAF), asking the officers “to be prepared for operations with our present holdings, at a very short notice”.

  • NIA grills Kashmiri separatist leaders

    The probe agency’s move followed an expose by national news channel India Today purportedly showing Pakistan pumping money to stoke trouble in the valley in connivance with Hurriyat leaders (more…)

  • Dinakaran refuses voice sample

    New Delhi : Sidelined AIADMK leader T.T.V. Dinakaran, accused of trying to bribe EC officials to get the ‘two leaves’ poll symbol for a party faction led by his aunt V.K Sasikala, on Saturday refused to provide a voice sample in the case.

  • ‘Coal officials withheld info’

    New Delhi : A Special Court here that convicted Coal Ministry ex-Secretary H.C. Gupta and others in a coal block allocation case has said that officials withheld material information from then Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in the matter.

  • 1988 UP hailstorm tops world’s all-time deadly storms

    An 1888 hailstorm in India has been identified by the UN weather agency among the all- time deadly weather events. The severe hailstorm near Moradabad in Uttar Pradesh killed 246 people. This is the first time that the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) Archive of Weather and Climate Extremes has broadened its scope from temperature and weather records to address impacts of specific events. Continue Reading ...-->

  • Pak warns Afghanistan not to speak language of India

    WARSAK (Pakistan): Pakistan Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan on Saturday warned Afghanistan not to articulate its views in India’s language. Addressing the passing out parade of the Frontier Constabulary at Warsak, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, Khan warned Afghanistan that Pakistan would not pay heed if it continues to utter India’s articulations. He said that Pakistan will not accept the Afghan leadership speaking the language of our enemy India, reports Radio Pakistan. On relations with

  • Iran: Rouhani remains President

    Tehran : Iranian President Hassan Rouhani won a resounding victory in the 12th Presidential polls on Saturday as voters yearning for more freedom at home and less isolation abroad have emphatically backed the moderate cleric.

  • Sharif to leave for S Arabia today, could meet Trump

    Islamabad : Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will leave for Saudi Arabia on Sunday to attend an international Islamic conference where he is likely to meet US President Donald Trump.

  • IS-claimed suicide bombings kill 35 in Iraq

    Baghdad : Suicide bombings at checkpoints in Baghdad and south Iraq claimed by the Islamic State group killed at least 35 people and wounded dozens more, officials said on Saturday.

  • From bridesmaid to bride

    Englefield: After turning heads at her sister Kate’s wedding to Prince William, Pippa Middleton graduated from bridesmaid to bride on Saturday at a star-studded wedding in an English country church. The 33-year-old married financier James Matthews, 41, at a ceremony attended by the royal couple and tennis star Roger Federer, as she wore a couture dress by British designer Giles Deacon. Middleton made headlines around the world in a figure- hugging bridesmaid’s