Free Press Journal
  • Arvind Kejriwal wishes Dhoni’s boys ahead of World Cup

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal, who was sworn-in as the eighth Chief Minister of Delhi at the Ramlila Maidan here on Saturday, wished the Indian cricket team well ahead of the start of their World Cup campaign.

  • Kanye West

    My daughter North cried for me: Kanye West

    Los Angeles: Rapper Kanye West, joking about his daughter crying at his fashion show, says she was upset that people were being mean to him. One-year-old North forced mother Kim Kardashian to leave the show, when she started crying during Kanye’s Adidas runway show at the New York Fashion Week yesterday.

  • Rohit Sharma insists pressure will be on Pakistan in opener against India

    Sydney: Raising temperatures ahead of the much awaited India-Pakistan Cricket World Cup opener, Indian cricket team opener Rohit Sharma has insisted that the pressure would be on Pakistan rather than them in their opening match on Sunday in Adelaide.

  • Shahrukh Khan

    BMC demolishes ramp outside Shah Rukh Khan’s ‘Mannat’

    Mumbai: Today morning, the BMC officials and police reached near film actor Shah Rukh Khan’s bungalow ‘Mannat’ at Bandra West to demolish the ramp. The BMC had earlier instructed that the ramp outside Shah Rukh Khan’s bungalow in suburban Bandra to be demolished.

  • Maoists attack construction company office in Bihar

    Arwal (Bihar): Armed Maoists attacked a road construction company office here and set on fire vehicles and four motorcycles in Bihar’s naxal-hit Arwal district. The incident took place late last night near Asaula Bazar under Kinger police station area when about 20-25 armed Maoists attacked the base camp of the company and set on fire
    JCB machine, procklain, dumper, truck, pick van besides four bikes, Station House Officer (SHO) Sudhanshu Kumar said.

  • Lorry cleaner crushed to death in Tamil Nadu

    Salem: A 21-year old lorry cleaner sleeping under the vehicle was today crushed to death when the teenaged son of his employer started driving it in the wee hours here, police said. Tirupathi was killed on the spot when 19-year old Devendran, son of the vehicle owner, started the lorry at around 5 am without realising that Tirupathi was sleeping, they said. Devendran was arrested under IPC section 304 (A) (Causing death by negligence), police added.

  • Boko Haram

    UN slams escalation of Boko Haram terror attacks

    United Nations: The UN Security Council has condemned “in the strongest terms” the continued escalation of attacks perpetrated by Nigerian terror group Boko Haram. In a statement, the Security Council noted the attacks in Chad, Cameroon and Niger in recent days were “heinous”, Xinhua reported Saturday.

  • Digvijay Singh

    Digvijay Singh extends Valentine wishes, calls Hindu Maha Sabha ‘spoil sports’

    New Delhi: Taking a jibe at the Hindu Maha Sabha, Congress leader Digvijay Singh on Saturday extended Valentine Day wishes to those who love abusing him and called the former the ‘spoil sports’. “Happy Valentine’s Day to all. More to all those who love abusing me! Damn all the spoil sports like Hindu Maha Sabha and other fringe elements,” he tweeted.

  • World Cup: Australia vs England scoreboard

    Melbourne: Scoreboard of the Australia innings against England in their World Cup opener at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG).

  • Highlights of Arvind Kejriwal speech at Ramlila Maidan

    • Arvind Kejriwal warns AAP workers against arrogance; says it was the reason for BJP, Cong defeat.
    • We will pass Jan Lokpal bill as soon as possible.
    • We will make Delhi the first corruption-free city.
    • Will end VIP culture.

     

  • PM Modi inauguration

    Narendra Modi invites global manufacturers to Make in India

    Pune: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday extended an open invitation to global manufacturers in different sectors to join the government’s Make in India initiative. Inaugurating the new plant of General Electric (GE) in Chakan here Saturday morning, Modi said India has been the focus of the world for its speedy development records in the past few months and acknowledged as the fastest growing economy with a GDP of 7.4 percent.

  • Pervez Musharraf

    Musharraf calls for end to backing of militant ‘proxies’ in Afghanistan

    London: Former Pakistani President and military ruler Parvez Musharraf has said that India and Pakistan’s backing for militant “proxies” in Afghanistan must come to an end. According to the Guardian, Musharraf said that these militant proxies were the unhealthiest and “not in favour of Afghanistan, Pakistan or India”.

  • siblings relationship

    People trust friends when it comes to weight-loss

    New York: When it comes to joining a weight-loss programme, people trust their friends who have lost weight more than the advice of celebrities, a study says. People who find success in a wellness programme are more influential in getting friends to sign up than a charismatic, but less successful person, the findings showed.

  • AP and Telangana CMs meet to discuss water sharing row

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu and Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao held a meeting here today over a row on sharing of water of Nagarjuna Sagar dam following an unsavoury incident that saw policemen from both states involved in a scuffle. The two Chief Ministers met in the presence of E S L Narasimhan, common Governor of both the states, at Raj Bhavan here.

  • Carlo Ancelloti

    Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti defends his players

    Madrid: Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti refused to criticise his players after last weekend’s 0-4 thrashing at the hands of rivals Atletico Madrid. Right after the game Ancelotti had complained that Real Madrid had been “second best in everything”. However, the next morning Spanish football fans were greeted with images of several players enjoying festivities at Cristiano Ronaldo’s 30th birthday party which was held just hours after the painful defeat, reports Xinhua.

  • Britain Troops

    Islamic State militants capture key Iraqi town near U.S. air base

    London: Islamic State (IS) militants have captured a key Iraq town about five miles away from an air base that houses hundreds of United States troops. According to BBC, Ain al-Asad air base was attacked by the jihadists on Friday wherein the militants were later repelled, said officials.

  • New Zealand thrash Sri Lanka by 98 runs in World Cup opener

    Christchurch: Hosts New Zealand gave the cricket World Cup a cracking start with a scintillating batting show as they crushed last edition losing finalists Sri Lanka by 98 runs in the opening match of the showpiece event here today. Sent into bat, New Zealand posted an imposing 331 for six with captain Brendon McCullum (65) and big-hitting Corey Anderson (75) smashing boundary-laden half centuries to set the World Cup alight.

  • Narendra Modi

    Indian novelist says Narendra Modi’s loss is a warning to all

    Washington: Krishan Partap Singh, an Indian novelist and a member of the Aam Aadmi Party, says Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s “loss” in the Delhi State assembly elections was a “warning to all.” “Indian voters are much less forgiving than before,” he wrote in an op-ed piece published Saturday in the New York Times. “This week the BJP learned that lesson the hard way, and the AAP learned it the nice way. Both are now on

  • Swine Flu

    Swine flu: Death toll reaches 51 in Maharashtra

    Mumbai: The death toll due to Swine Flu in Maharashtra has risen to 51 as eight more patients succumbed to the H1N1 virus yesterday. As per reports, 56 new cases of swine flu have been reported, taking the total number of cases registered to 352 since January this year.