Free Press Journal
  • Thane police issue Blue Whale advisory to parents, schools

    Mumbai: With more and more reports of youngsters attempting suicide in various parts of India while playing the Blue Whale challenge, the Thane police has issued an advisory to parents and teachers on how to deal with the menace.

  • Centre forms technical group to monitor Zika

    The Zika virus is “spreading explosively” in the US and can infect upto four million people, the WHO said as it issued a warning to all countries, including India (more…)

  • Two-finger rape test row: Delhi Govt drops its move

    New Delhi : The Delhi Government was on Monday forced to issue a fresh advisory to all hospitals in the city prohibiting the ‘two-finger’ test on rape victims to ascertain sexual assault after a previous circular allowing the controversial procedure drew sharp attack.

  • Sheikha Jufairi, Fatma Al-Kuwari

    Qatar elects two women for first time

    Doha: Qataris have for the first time voted two women onto the Gulf emirate’s only directly elected body, the Central Municipal Council, officials announced today. Sheikha Jufairi and Fatma Al-Kuwari both won seats in yesterday’s election to the 29-member council, which has advisory but no legislative powers. Elections director General Majed Ibrahim al-Khulaifi confirmed that it was the first time in the emirate’s history that two women had been elected. Jufairi is a political veteran by Qatari standards