Free Press Journal
  • Paswan doubts merger of erstwhile ‘Janata Parivar’

    Patna: Union Food Minister Ramvilas Paswan today expressed doubt over merger prospect of erstwhile Janata Parivar comprising the RJD and JD(U) and predicted that it will never materialise at the end.

  • ASF asks Arunachal govt to extend basic facilities in colleges

    Itanagar: The Arunachal Student’s Federation (ASF) has requested the state government to streamline the education sector by strictly implementing the RTE Act and providing all necessary facilities at schools and colleges – both government and private – in the state.

  • Tripura CM wants tight vigil along India-Bangladesh border

    Agartala: Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar has asked the Border Security Force (BSF) to beef up its vigil along the India-Bangladesh border in tandem with other paramilitary and state security forces.

  • Amit Shah

    Successful coordination prevented terror attack: Amit Shah

    Bengaluru: Thanking the Central government and intelligence and security agencies for successfully thwarting a possible terror attack in the country, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Amit Shah on Saturday said successful coordination had prevented a possible mishap on New Year.

  • Law against forced conversion possible: Maharashtra bishop

    Panaji: There can be a law to prevent forced conversions but there should not be a blanket law against conversions per se, because it would impede the freedom to choose religion, Bishop Fr. Alwyn Barreto from Maharashtra’s Sindhudurg diocese said Saturday.

  • Jawan Died in Encounter

    Two CoBRA jawans injured in pressure bomb blast

    Raipur: Two jawans of an elite anti-Naxal unit were injured when a pressure bomb planted by Maoists exploded in Chhattisgarh’s Sukma district today, police said.

  • Prison sex assault of girl, fuels anger in Philippines

    Manila: An eight-year-old girl was sexually assaulted in a toilet at a notorious Philippine prison, officials said today, fuelling a national uproar over revelations that its inmates were “living like kings” with stripper bars and jacuzzis.

  • Identities of Shanghai stampede victims verified

    Shanghai: The authorities here have verified and revealed the identities of the 36 people killed in the New Year eve stampede, the government’s press office said Saturday.

  • Arijit Singh makes his Tamil debut with ‘Pugazh’

    Chennai: Bollywood playback singer Arijit Singh has crooned his first Tamil number in upcoming film “Pugazh”, which features Jai Sampath and Surabhi in the lead.

  • I won’t copy Salman Khan on Bigg Boss: Farah Khan

    Mumbai: Director Farah Khan is aware that it will be a challenge to step into Salman Khan’s shoes as ‘Bigg Boss’ host but she is not worried about the comparison.

  • Shruti Haasan set for six releases in 2015

    Chennai: The New Year is going to be extremely busy for actress Shruti Haasan, who is gearing up for the release of six films – four in Bollywood and one each in Tamil and Telugu.

  • Zindagi lines up love, hope, betrayal for 2015

    New Delhi: After bringing a bouquet of refreshing stories from across the border, Zindagi channel is all set to telecast stories involving mushy romance, the dark side of love or a girl’s quest to find her Price Charming.

  • Undertrial escapes custody, 2 cops suspended

    Muzaffarnaga: An undertrial escaped from police custody while he was being taken to a court following which two police constables, who were escorting him, were suspended.

  • Falling in love tops New Year resolutions: Study

    London: Attaining a fit body and happy life are common New Year resolutions, but in 2015, many seem to be pledging to fall in love, according to a study by dating site Cupid.com.