Free Press Journal
  • Jodhpur court grants interim bail to 3 in Bhanwari Devi case

    Jodhpur: A Jodhpur court has granted interim bail for three days to the three main accused in the 2011 abduction and murder case of Bhanwari Devi in Rajasthan. The trial court granted bail to Malkhan Singh Bishnoi, Parasram Bishnoi and their sister Indira Bishnoi to allow them to attend a condolence meeting of their aunt at their ancestral Tilwasni village near Jodhpur.


    Sikkim government issues advisory on Nipah virus

    Gangtok: The Sikkim health department has issued an advisory urging the people of the state to take precaution against Nipah virus. “Though there is minimal possibility of Nipah virus in Sikkim, but the people need to take precaution,” it said in an advisory yesterday in the wake of Nipah outbreak in Kerala.

  • Jammu and Kashmir: Infiltration bid foiled, 5 terrorists killed in Tangdhar

    Srinagar(J-K): Five terrorists were gunned down on Saturday after security forces foiled infiltration bid along LoC in Tangdhar sector of Jammu and Kashmir. The security operation is in progress. This comes hours after Chief of Army Staff, General Bipin Rawat called upon Pakistan to stop infiltration to establish peace along border.

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    Hopeful that someday we will hear about MH-370: Hubby of passenger on flight

    Mumbai: The search for MH-370, the Malaysia Airlines flight which vanished on March 8, 2014, is in its final week, authorities in that country have informed a Pune resident whose wife was on the ill-fated aircraft. Prahlad Shirsath, husband of Kranti Shirsath, however, said he would never give up the hope that some news about the plane would surface one day.

  • Kairana Lok Sabha by-poll: BJP rubbishes allegations of flaring up communal disharmony

    Kairana (Uttar Pradesh): Ahead of the crucial Lok Sabha by-poll in Uttar Pradesh’s Kairana, senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader Subramanian Swamy said that Muslims are afraid of the former. This remark came in connection with Deobandi Ulema’s jibe at BJP, accusing the latter of flaring up communal disharmony and appealing to the voters to elect Rashtriya Lok Dal’s Tabassum Hassan.

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    Congress to observe ‘Vishwasghat Diwas’ on Modi government’s 4th anniversary

    New Delhi: The Congress party will observe Vishwasghat Diwas (betrayal day) on Saturday, when Narendra Modi-led BJP government will complete four years in the Centre. Press conferences will be held in 20 different cities, including the capital, by senior party leaders such as Gulam Nabi Azad, Ashok Gehlot and Rajdeep Surjewala.

  • Sikh police officer saves Muslim youth from mob lynching in Uttarakhand wins hearts on social media

    New Delhi: A Sikh police officer is garnering respect and affection on social media for saving a Muslim man from allegedly being mob lynched. A video of the cop, Gagandeep Singh is doing the rounds on social media, with people hailing his bravery. While some of the people on Twitter applauded Singh’s act and his commitment towards his work, many called him ‘real hero.’

  • Surging petrol prices may ease as crude oil cost declines

    Mumbai: Petrol prices across the four metro cities rose for the 12 consecutive day on Friday, but consumers can expect some respite in the coming days as global crude oil cost eased. In the national capital, price of petrol rose to Rs 77.83 from Rs 77.47 per litre on day-to-day basis.

  • Kerala likely to get very heavy rains in the next few days

    Thiruvananthapuram: With the South West monsoon set to hit Kerala in a few days, the met department on Friday said the state was likely to receive very heavy rainfall of upto 21 cm in the next three days.

  • Gujarat: 111 infants dead at Adani-run hospital in 5 months, probe ordered

    Bhuj (Gujarat): The Gujarat government on Friday ordered an inquiry into the deaths of 111 newborns in five months at the Adani Education and Research Foundation-run G K General Hospital here. As per the data released by the hospital, 111 infants died in the first five months of 2018, ending May 20.

  • Army orders court of inquiry against Major Gogoi

    Srinagar: The Army on Friday ordered a court of inquiry against Major Nitin Leetul Gogoi, who was detained by the police earlier this week following an altercation when he was allegedly trying to enter a hotel with an 18-year-old woman.