Free Press Journal
  • 2 crore mandays generated under NREGA

    Burdwan (WB):  Burdwan district which has the  distinction of the highest generator of persondays of NREGA work throughout the country has already generated more then two crore persondays’ in just four months of this financial year, a top district official claimed today.

  • Johnny Depp

    Johnny Depp performs with Aerosmith

    Los Angeles:  Actor Johnny Depp joined his close friend Steven Tyler and his Aerosmith bandmates Tom Hamilton, Joey Kramer, Joe Perry and Brad Whitford here where they played “Big Ten Inch Record” together to the crowd’s delight.

  • Tom Cruise

    Tom Cruise surprises at derby event

    London:  Hollywood star Tom Cruise, who is filming the fifth instalment of the “Mission: Impossible” franchise here, surprised revellers at a horse racing event here.

  • Man dies in Delhi fire accident

    New Delhi:  A man died Saturday after fire broke out in a shop here following a blast in an invertor’s battery, police said.

  • Narendra Modi

    PMO asks all govt.departments to allow self attestation of documents

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has, through a statement issued from his office, reportedly asked all government departments to allow self-certification/ attestation of documents and to reduce the use of affidavits in a bid to ease the hassles faced by the common man.

  • Salman Khan

    Salman to promote ‘Dr. Cabbie’ in Toronto

    Mumbai:  “Kick” superstar Salman Khan will take off for a three-day tour of Toronto from Aug 28 to promote Vinay Virmani’s big-ticket film “Dr. Cabbie”.

  • sunil-paraskar

    Sena backs DIG; says slapping rape charges is now a ‘fashion’

    Mumbai:  The Shiv Sena today came out in support of senior IPS officer Sunil Paraskar, accused of raping a city-based model, and made light of the allegations against him saying it has become a “fashion” to charge men with rape.

  • Six decomposed bodies found in UP canal

    Lucknow:  Six decomposed bodies, including that of a woman and three children, have been found in a car submerged in a canal in Uttar Pradesh’s Etawah district, police said Saturday.

  • Uganda’s court invalidates anti-gay legislation

    London: Uganda’s Constitutional Court on Friday invalidated an anti-gay bill that was passed earlier this year, pleasing activists and the LGBT community.

  • UPSC protest in delhi

    UPSC row: Protest outside Rajnath Singh’s residence

    New Delhi: A protest was staged outside the residence of Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh by members of the National Students’ Union of India (NSUI) over the ongoing UPSC row here on Saturday.

  • Students Protest Against Four Year Undergraduate Program

    NSUI activists protest outside Rajnath’s house

    New Delhi:  Scores of NSUI activists today staged a protest outside the residence of Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, demanding scrapping of Civil Services Aptitude Test (CSAT).

  • Facebook

    Facebook users dial 911 over outage, cops frown

    New York:  Will you call 911 if Facebook goes off the radar? This is exactly some users in Los Angeles did when the popular social networking site Friday suffered its second brief outage in two months.

  • Malin Village landslide death toll rises to 73: Reports

    Pune (Maharashtra): The death toll from the landslide in Pune District’s Malin Village has reportedly climbed to 73, and hope for any survivors is receding, even as National Disaster Relief Force (NDRF) personnel continue to brave hostile weather conditions and a difficult terrain to look for signs of life under the huge mound of mud and rock created by the fury of nature.

  • Acid Attack

    Acid attack on woman

    Etawah:  A jilted lover allegedly threw acid on a woman in civil lines area here.

  • A ‘surface’ that controls fluids

    Washington:  Defying gravitational forces, an Indian-origin scientist-led team has developed a new way of making surfaces that can actively control how fluids or particles move across them.

  • John Kerry

    Kerry condemns violation of Gaza ceasefire

    Washington: US Friday condemned Friday the killing of Israeli soldiers and apparent abduction of another by the Palestinian militants that violated the ceasefire.