Free Press Journal
  • Tonga Parliament building flattened by cyclone Gita

    Nuku’alofa awoke to scenes of devastation on Tuesday after the most powerful cyclone ever recorded in the Tongan capital tore roofs off buildings, downed powerlines and caused extensive flooding, prompting a state of emergency in the tiny Pacific nation.

  • Rajnath reviews security in JK; NSA Doval, Home Secretary attend meet

    NEW DELHI: For the second consecutive day, Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday reviewed the security situation in Jammu and Kashmir, where two terror attacks in three days left 10 people, including 6 Army men, dead, an official said.

  • Centurian Rohit guides India 278/7

    Port Elizabeth : Opener Rohit Sharma scored his maiden century on South African soil as India posted 274/7 against the Proteas in the fifth One-Day International at the St. George’s Park here on Tuesday.

  • Stockholm truck attacker pleads guilty as terrorism trial opens

    Stockholm : An Uzbek asylum seeker who confessed to wanting to mow down “infidels” in an April 2017 Stockholm truck attack that killed five people pleaded guilty to terrorism charges on Tuesday as his trial opened.

  • Delhi suffer shock loss to Kerala

    Dharamsala : Delhi’s unbeaten run in the Vijay Hazare Trophy was today brought to a halt by Kerala, who produced a team effort to eke out a stunning two-wicket win in a weather-hit Group B match here.

  • smriti irani, CBFC,Govt, Central Board of Film Certification, Chief Pahlaj Nihalani, Censorship, Narendra Modi, Karan Johar, Union minister Smriti Irani

    Smriti Irani greets people on World Radio Day

    NEW DELHI: Radio is one of the most powerful modes of communication and brings colours of life to the fore through the power of voice and sound, Union minister Smriti Irani said on Tuesday on the occasion of World Radio Day.

  • Kim Jong-un pledges for reconciliation between Koreas

    Seoul : North Korean leader Kim Jong-un on Tuesday pledged efforts to continue the reconciliation with its arch-rival South Korea, as relations between the countries have warmed rapidly over the last few days.

  • Second day of auction evokes low response

    Mumbai : The return of the annual auction to Mumbai was welcomed with heightened enthusiasm, but the response evoked from potential buyers was not all that great, especially on the second day, on Tuesday.

  • Management panel to oversee Fortis, results on February 28

    New Delhi : Fortis Healthcare on Tuesday said that it has accepted the resignations of its promoters and as an interim measure constituted a ‘Management Committee’ to oversee its functioning. According to a BSE filing, the company’s Board of Directors “on Tuesday accepted the resignations of Malvinder Mohan Singh, Executive Chairman and Shivinder Mohan Singh Non-Executive Vice Chairman with effect from February 8, 2018”. “The board acknowledged and placed on record their

  • Congress tears into Aiyar over pro-Pak remark

    New Delhi : Congress leader V Hanumantha Rao on Tuesday criticised Mani Shankar Aiyar for his ‘I love Pakistan because I love India’ remark, saying he might be expelled from the party.

  • UK charity watchdog to probe Oxfam

    London : Britain’s charity watchdog has begun an inquiry into how Oxfam handled allegations of sexual abuse in Haiti in 2011.

  • Indian Army chief to meet Nepal’s Prez, PM

    Kathmandu : Indian Army chief Gen Bipin Rawat, who is on a three-day visit to Nepal, is to meet the country’s top leaders on Tuesday.

  • Kiwis end losing streak with win over England in tri-series

    Wellington : New Zealand ended their three-match losing streak with a 12-run victory over England in a tri-nations Twenty20 cricket international on Tuesday, inspired by an innings of 72 from captain Kane Williamson.

  • Duterte slammed over shoot in the genitals remark

    Manila : Human rights groups say the Philippine president’s remarks about troops shooting female communist rebels in the genitals to render them ‘useless’ can encourage sexual violence and war crimes.