Free Press Journal
  • Slain Sunjuwan attack mastermind had plans to strike outside J&K

    New Delhi/Srinagar : The killing of Mufti Waqas, the mastermind of five recent suicide attacks in Jammu and Kashmir including the Sunjuwan strike, has dealt a severe blow to Jaish-e-Mohammed as he was planning to target other parts of India, officials said.

  • Four Tirupati pilgrims killed in accident

    Tirupati : Four pilgrims from Kerala, including a woman, were killed and six of their relatives injured on Sunday after their vehicle rammed a speeding bus at Madhavan Thopu, about 85 km from here, police said.

  • BJP MLA beats up Dalit women, makes racial slur

    Rudrapur (U’khand) : An FIR was filed against a BJP MLA from Uttarakhand for allegedly beating up Dalit women and making casteist remarks here, the police said on Sunday.

  • CG chopper makes emergency landing, woman co-pilot hurt

    Mumbai : An Indian Coast Guard helicopter, on a routine patrol with four crew members on board, made an emergency landing near Nandgaon beach in Raigad district of Maharashtra on Saturday afternoon, injuring a woman co-pilot, an ICG official said. The Navy had earlier said that the helicopter had “crash landed”. The ICG official said that according to the preliminary reports, the helicopter suffered technical difficulties for around 25 minutes after it

  • Lady Cadets win top honours at Officers Training Academy

    Chennai : For the first time in the History of Officers Training Academy, two Lady Cadets (LC) secured top honours including the coveted ‘Sword of Honour’ at the Passing Out Parade held in Chennai. Academy Cadet Adjutant (ACA) Preeti Choudhary received the Sword of Honour whereas Senior Under Officer (SUO) Vreeti was awarded with the silver medal. The Sword of Honour is awarded to the First Cadet in overall order of merit.


    New Delhi  : There always used to be a heavy rush for Army recruitment since India’s Independence, but there is suddenly a dip in interest of the new generation to join the Army in the last two years, both as jawans and as officers and that too at a time of increasing unemployment.

  • Modi, Macron look to broaden ties as India, France ink 14 deals

    New Delhi : India and France on Saturday inked 14 pacts, including in key areas of defence, nuclear energy and protection of classified information besides resolving to boost cooperation in the Indo-Pacific region, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi asserting that the synergy between the two sides was from “land to sky”.

  • Govt must come clean on Rafale deal: Congress

    New Delhi: On a day Prime Minister Narendra Modi held talks with French President Emannuel Macron, the Congress targeted the NDA government over the Rafale deal, alleging that it is turning out to be a “mother scam”, and asked it to come clean.

  • Fugitive Offenders Bill in Lok Sabha on Monday

     New Delhi  : The Government is pushing ahead with introduction of the Fugitive Economic Offenders Bill in the Lok Sabha on Monday to seize with court orders all Indian assets of those like liquor czar Vijay Mallya, former IPL chief Lalit Modi and Diamantaire duo of Nirav Modi and Mehul Choksi and pay lenders by selling off these assets.