Free Press Journal
  • Rahul Gandhi

    Rahul to be named to Cong top post by May?

    New Delhi: Rahul Gandhi, who Congress chief Sonia Gandhi said will be “back soon” from his sabbatical, could replace his mother in the top party post as early as May. The possibility of a meeting in May of the Congress Working Committee as also of the AICC either in Delhi or in party-ruled Himachal Pradesh or Uttarakhand is being talked about for that purpose with senior leaders saying the issue of the Congress

  • delhi home guards

    Delhi: Ex-home guards stage protest demanding regular employment

    New Delhi: Several ex-home guards, who were rendered unemployed after serving on a contractual basis during the previous government’s rule, staged a protest here on Sunday demanding regularization of employment.

  • kedarnath

    No major danger to Kedarnath shrine: IIT experts

    New Delhi: The Himalayan shrine of Kedarnath which was marred by devastating deluge in 2013 is stable and mits foundation was not damaged, an IIT expert team from Chennai has found. The experts, who were asked by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) to examine the condition of the foundation in wake of the floods have also arrived at the conclusion that there was no major danger to the temple, according to ASI

  • Landslides

    J&K: 44 structures damaged in heavy landslides and rainfall

    Srinagar: At least 44 structures including 18 residential houses were damaged due to landslides caused by heavy rainfall in Kashmir over the past 24 hours, police said today. A landslide caused by the rain in Chontinar village of central Kashmir Budgam district destroyed eight residential houses and 10 cowsheds last evening. At least 26 residential houses were partially damaged by the landslide but there were no reports of loss of life, they said.

  • Australia Vs New Zealand

    Australia bowl out New Zealand for 183

    Melbourne: Australian bowlers put up an impressive performance to give themselves a strong chance of winning the fifth cricket World Cup as New Zealand were bowled out for a paltry score of 183 in 45 overs in the final at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) here on Sunday.

  • AAP rift will rob it of its sheen

    The writing was on the wall. The rift between Aam Aadmi Party Convenor and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on the one hand and the party’s two most articulate and at one time most celebrated leaders Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav had reached a point of no return well before the meeting of the National Executive on Saturday at which the duo were formally ousted from the fledgling party’s highest decision-making forum.

  • Lee Kuan Yew

    Lee was the tallest leaders of our times: Modi

    Singapore:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday described Singapore’s founder prime minister Lee Kuan Yew as “among the tallest leaders of our times”. Modi arrived in Singapore early Sunday to join a host of world leaders for the funeral of Lee, who died at the age of 91 on Monday after a long battle with pneumonia.

  • Films in time capsule

    India is the largest producer of films in the world but many classics that are milestones in the history of Indian cinema are in danger of extinction.  The newly established Film Heritage Foundation in Mumbai strives to reverse the trend.  Shoma A. Chatterji reports.

  • Hanging out!

    Farhana Madar

  • “I hope i continue being a grounded girl” 

    With YashRaj Film’s ‘Dum Lagake Haisha’ being a hit this year, it’s been an overnight claim to stardom for newbie Bhumi Pednekar. What’s more few know that the actress, who is real life is quite petite as she had put on weight only for her role in the film, was a casting director for YashRaj before she transformed into an actress for the production house herself!

  • Shatrughan Sinha roped in to play Sonakshi’s father in AKIRA

    We had informed you about actress Sonakshi Sinha sharing the news of starting her shoot for filmmaker AR Murugadoos’ ‘Akira’ sometime back. And now, as per latest developments, we came to know that Sonakshi’s daddy-veteran actor- turned- politician Shatrughan Sinha will now be playing her on-screen father in the film! But there is a catch here: the father-daughter duo will not share the screen space in the film!

  • “Glad that ‘Queen’ connected with people” 

    Kangana Ranaut today said winning her career’s second National award for “Queen” came as a special but sweet surprise. The actress was shooting for her upcoming film “Tanu Weds Manu Returns” when she got the news.

  • Bihar Exam

    Bihar Exam Fervour

    With exam season in full swing, Bihar is full of innovations to assess the capabilities of its 10th standard  exam candidates. Some startling discoveries by V GANGADHAR

  • Reaching out to street children

    Vashi: More than 10.000 children in Mumbai go hungry every day and almost an equal number of them have never seen a school. The findings of the census conducted by the Tata Institute of Social Sciences and Action Aid India  explains how the Right to Free and Compulsory Education (RTE) Act, which ensures education for every child between 6 and 14 years of age, is just a farce. The non-profit organisation, August Kranti founded by Kharghar resident Kaval

  • Perfect Peru

    Peru has a blend of amazing natural beauty and great centres of ancient civilization, writes RUBINA KHAN.