Free Press Journal
  • Korean cops to honour snake-bitten dog that died in line of duty

    Seoul: A long-serving South Korean police dog killed in the line of duty — by a snake — will be honoured with a rare ceremony next month in a country where a million of his fellow canines are estimated to be eaten every year.

  • Fisheries Dept backs Tripura CM’s theory on duck & oxygen

    AGARTALA: Rameshwar Das, the Principal Secretary of Tripura’s Fisheries Department, has backed Chief Minister Biplab Deb’s comments about raising oxygen levels in water bodies by releasing ducks, saying that bird is a natural aerator and its presence in water bodies provides multiple benefits.

  • PM urges people not to ‘spread dirt’ through social media

    NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday urged people not to use social media to “spread dirt”, saying the issue was not about any ideology but it simply does not behove a decent society.

  • Pawar decries PM’s divisive policies

    New Delhi : Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) supremo Sharad Pawar on Wednesday lashed out at Prime Minister Modi for his divisive policies and spread of communal hatred in the country.

  • Arun Jaitley calls Arun Shourie and Yashwant Sinha ‘career nationalists’

    NEW DELHI: In a veiled attack on former cabinet ministers Arun Shourie and Yashwant Sinha, who alleged that the Bharatiya Janata Party- led government had agreed to buy Rafale jets at a higher price with no additional add-ons, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday said that his ‘NDA colleagues are career nationalists’ and speak the language which benefits them.

  • Govt mulls action against India heads of social media on failure to check fake news

    New Delhi : Abide by law or face prosecution – this is the tough message likely to be sent to the India heads of social media platforms if the recommendations of a high-level government panel, which discussed steps to curb fake news and misinformation besides child pornography, are accepted.

  • Ashutosh, AAP

    AAP used my surname despite my protest: Ashutosh

    New Delhi : Former Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Ashutosh on Wednesday accused AAP of using his surname for caste politics, only to clarify just two hours later that he has been misunderstood and he is not part of the ‘anti-AAP brigade’.

  • 30,000 troops at Doklam against China’s 1,000

    New Delhi : Exactly a year after the 73-day military stand-off ended at Doklam with a semblance of “visible normalcy,” India’s defences are much superior with more than 30,000 troops and even a regiment of tanks lined up along eastern Sikkim facing the Chumbi valley as against only about 1,000 Chinese troops permanently stationed there, the defence ministry sources said.