Free Press Journal
  • Kheta Ram sets new meet record

    Patiala: The Federation Cup National Athletics Championships witnessed a sizzling start here as Rajasthan’s Kheta Ram eclipsed the meet mark in the men’s 5,000-metres with a brilliant 13:49.17 that erased Surender Singh’s seven-year-old 13:51.64 record.

  • Men harassed by women want ministry for themselves

    Agra :  A two-day national conference of men’s rights activists representing more than 100 groups across India has demanded a separate ministry for men’s welfare, a welfare commission for them, scrapping of section 492 of the IPC and gender-neutral laws.

  • China’s Great Wall poorly preserved, says expert

    Beijing : The Great Wall of China, listed as one of seven wonders of the world, is poorly preserved, a Chinese expert has said and blamed irresponsible industrial development and human activities for its deteriorating condition, reports PTI.

  • US, UK tourists to witness Thane’s mega dahi handi

    Thane: State Minister Jitendra Awhad, whose NGO organises a mega dahi handi celebration here, today said the event will see tourists from US and Britain and assured guidelines laid down for it will be adhered to. Sangharsh, a Thane-based social organisation founded by the NCP leader, has been organising one of the biggest dahi handi events in the State on the janmashtam since the last 15 years.

  • Pope holds up Korean martyrs as models for church

    Seoul : Pope Francis beatified 124 Korean martyrs on Saturday, telling hundreds of thousands of people who turned out for his open-air Mass that their ancestors’ willingness to die rather than renounce their faith two centuries ago was a model for Asian missionaries today, reports AP.

  • When Priyanka challenged a fan

    As a promotional activity for her upcoming film ‘Mary Kom’, actress Priyanka Chopra recently visited the sets of the show ‘Comedy Nights With Kapil’ along with other stars.