Free Press Journal
  • Apple SmartWatch

    Apple Watch likely to hit Indian market in June-July

    New York: Technology enthusiasts in India  will have to wait longer to get their hands on the Apple Watch as the country does not feature in the nine countries chosen by the iconic brand to unveil its much-awaited smart watch. However, the US-based firm will make the Apple Watch available from April 10 for preview in its home ground as well as China, Japan, Hong Kong, Australia, Canada, France, Germany and the UK. The smartwatch

  • Kiren Rijiju

    Centre has no role in Sanjay Dutt’s parole: Kiren Rijiju

    New Delhi: Centre has no role in jailed actor Sanjay Dutt “frequently” availing parole as the facility is granted to any inmate with the consent of a court and the concerned state government, Lok Sabha was informed today.  Raising a supplementary during question hour in Lok Sabha, Shiv Sena member Rahul Shewale alleged that Dutt has been “misusing” the parole facility as he was “frequently” out of jail. He also sought steps to stop

  • Sunanda Pushkar, BS Bassi

    B.S.Bassi says exhibits being examined, data analysis under process

    New Delhi : Delhi Police Commissioner B.S. Bassi on Tuesday said exhibits related to the Sunanda Pushkar’s murder probe are being examined and added that some downloaded data is also being analysed. “The exhibits are being examined and it takes time to be examined. There are processes and procedures to be followed. The information will be given once the report comes out,” said Bassi. “Till the time investigation is not completed in this case,

  • Camille Muffat

    French Olympic champions Camille Muffat killed in air crash

    Buenos Aires: London Olympics swimming champion Camille Muffat was among the 10 people killed on Monday when their helicopters collided in mid-air in Argentina.  Muffat, 25, brought home three medals from the 2012 Games, including the 400 metres freestyle gold, reports Xinhua.

  • Jose Mourinho, Chelsea

    Mourinho breaks Fergie’s record of becoming fastest manager in PL to reach 100 league clean sheets

    London : Manchester United coaching icon Sir Alex Ferguson’s record of becoming the fastest manager in the Premier League era to reach 100 league clean sheets has been broken by Chelsea football team boss Jose Mourinho, following his side’s 1-0 win over West Ham United on Wednesday. Mourinho has recorded a century of clean sheets in just 185 matches after Chelsea’s win over West Ham on Wednesday in their Premier League tie.

  • Srilanka

    Injury-hit Sri Lanka look to end league stage on a high

    Hobart: An injury-hit Sri Lanka will look to end the league stage on a high when they take on winless minnows Scotland in their final pool A fixture of the cricket World Cup at Bellerive Oval, here tomorrow. Sri Lanka, who have been plagued by injuries with all-rounder Jeevan Mendis, batsmen Dimuth Karunaratne and Dinesh Chandimal already bowing out of the 50-over showpiece event, are eyeing a third-placed finish ahead of Bangladesh in their group. The

  • `Disappointed` McIlroy admits has work to do on his game post WGC-Cadillac loss

    London: Northern Irish golf ace Rory McIlroy has claimed that he is pretty disappointed with how he played in the WGC-Cadillac Championship and admitted that he has work to do to get his game in shape before he attempts at complete a career Grand Slam at the Masters in April. McIlroy finished eight shots behind Dustin Johnson in the WGC-Cadillac Championship and has been left disappointed with his performance. His frustrating week included

  • India, Ireland

    India beat Ireland by eight wickets

    Hamilton:  India earned their fifth consecutive win of the World Cup when they defeated Ireland by eight wickets in a Pool B encounter at the Seddon Park here on Tuesday. Chasing 250, India achieved the target in only 36.5 overs with Shikhar Dhawan scoring a match-winning century.

  • Accused in robbery attempt case tries to end life

    Palghar: An accused in a robbery attempt case tried to allegedly commit suicide while he was being taken to police station after medical check up here, police said today. Parshuram Chowdhari (33) was arrested in the wee hours yesterday along with three others and was taken to Virar rural hospital for medical examination last evening, Virar police station inspector S B Mane said, adding, soon after moving inside the police van, he banged his

  • Want to put first win in bag: Aditya Mehta

    Mumbai: Coming back from an injury lay-off and with a new coach, India’s top cueist Aditya Mehta is hoping that home support would inspire him to his maiden win over higher-ranked English rival Mark King in the first round of the Indian Open world ranking snooker tournament tomorrow. “I don’t think I have beaten him before. It will have to be a good performance from me. He’s a higher ranked player but I will have the

  • Masarat Alam

    Oppn targets Govt over reports to release 800 more separatists

    New Delhi: Opposition parties today sought to corner the government over reports that the Jammu and Kashmir government was planning to release 800 more separatists and sought to know if the state’s Governor has mentioned this in his report to the Centre. After Naresh Agarwal (SP) and others raised the issue in Rajya Sabha, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said government was ready to respond to any specific case brought to its notice.

  • Yogendra Yadav

    ‘AAP MLAs being forced to sign letter against us’: Yogendra Yadav

    New Delhi : Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Yogendra Yadav on Tuesday said he has been told that the MLAs in Delhi are being forced to sign a letter against him and Prashant Bhushan.  “I would like to thank my four colleagues for making a statement in public. Hope this would put an end to all this rumour mongering, and opens the possibility for a truthful dialogue. I’m told that Delhi MLAs

  • Rajnath Singh

    Security audit every four months to improve CISF: Rajnath Singh

    Ghaziabad: Home Minister Rajnath Singh  said a security audit of the CISF should take place every four months in order to detect the “faults” of the force and help in its improvement. Addressing the 46th Raising Day of the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) here, Rajnath Singh said: “In every four months a special security audit should be done so that their (CISF) faults can be detected and the force can be

  • Tibetans protest

    Tibetans protest outside Chinese embassy

    New Delhi: Numerous Tibetan refugees on Tuesday staged a protest outside the Chinese embassy here on Tibetan Uprising Day. Holding Tibetan flags, posters and banners with “Free Tibet” written on them, the protesters gathered at the sprawling lawns outside the embassy and raised pro-freedom slogans. Some of them also wore black-coloured masks on their faces and had painted the Tibetan flag on their cheeks. All the protesters were detained by Delhi Police

  • Park Geun-hye

    South Korea’s president visits injured US ambassador

    Seoul: South Korea’s president visited injured US Ambassador Mark Lippert amid an outpouring of public sympathy and support for the envoy, who is recovering from an attack by a knife-wielding man. Lippert has been hospitalized since Thursday at Seoul’s Severance Hospital, where President Park Geun-hye also received treatment in 2006 when she was knifed by a man with a box cutter during an election rally. Park was then an opposition party leader. Park’s office said the

  • BJP MPs asked to be present in House for passage of key bills

    New Delhi: BJP today asked its MPs to be present all day long in both Houses of Parliament for passage of crucial bills including the Land bill coming up in Lok Sabha and the Coal and Mines bills in Rajya Sabha. The party has already issued a whip to all its MPs for ensuring their presence in both the lower and Upper Houses all through the week, upto Saturday, as crucial bills seeking to replace

  • Jammu-Srinagar highway opened for one-way traffic

    Srinagar: The Jammu-Srinagar highway was opened on Tuesday for one-way traffic after remaining closed for two days due to landslides and snowfall along the road.  “The Jammu-Srinagar highway has been opened for one-way traffic today (Tuesday),” a senior traffic official told.  “Vehicles will move from Jammu to Srinagar but no vehicle will be allowed to move from the opposite direction,” he said.

  • Barack Obama

    Barack Obama knew about Clinton’s private email address: White House

    Washington: President Barack Obama exchanged emails with Hillary Clinton on her private email address while she was Secretary of State but only recently learned the details of the personal email server she was operating, the White House said. Obama had previously said he learned of Clinton’s exclusive use of private email while at the State Department “the same time everybody else learned it,” after it was reported in the media.

  • ‘Yogendra Yadav, Shanti Bhushan, Prashant Bhushan wanted AAP to lose polls’

    New Delhi: The widening internal rift in the AAP today again came to the fore with the party top brass launching a scathing attack on Shanti Bhushan, Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav, accusing them of working for the party’s defeat and maligning the image of Arvind Kejriwal. In a first official statement by top party leaders since the infighting came out in the open, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia, Transport Minister Gopal Rai, party’s General

  • Pakistan in fix over Saudi Arabia’s request for support to fight IS threat

    Karachi : Pakistan is in a fix over Saudi Arabia’s request for support to anticipate possible military incursions in the country by Islamic State (IS) militants who have taken over large swathes of Iraq and Syria. According to the Express Tribune, the proposal from Riyadh to Pakistan was a key issue on the agenda during Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s visit to Saudi Arabia where he received an unprecedented welcome from the newly