Free Press Journal
  • Charity from foreign lands has hidden motives: RSS leader

    New Delhi: Charity from foreign lands has hidden motives and such service is just like business, a top RSS functionary today claimed at a convention of nearly 800 Sangh-backed organisations that commenced here. Addressing the inaugural session of ‘Rashtriya Sewa Sangam’ here, senior RSS leader Krishna Gopal said that Indian philosophy finds God in every individual and serving people selflessly means serving almighty here. “In the lands outside India, charity is not this….There

  • Navy deploys missile destroyer to evacuate Indians from Yemen

    New Delhi: Amid war-like conditions in Aden, the Navy today pressed into action INS Mumbai, a guided-missile destroyer, to evacuate the second batch of Indians from the port city of Yemen. The warship placed itself just outside Aden harbour as part of ‘Operation Raahat’ as heavy firing was reported in Aden where the Saudi-led coalition is fighting Houthi rebels who are making a bid for the city. Indian authorities have hired small crafts

  • Rahul Dravid

    Players must remain vigilant to avoid fixing menace: Dravid

    Ahmedabad: Former India captain Rajasthan Royals mentor Rahul Dravid today said that the franchise had put in place systems to prevent a repeat of the 2013 fixing scandal, but the players too need to remain on their guard to avoid any kind of shady approaches. “We do follow the rules of IPL strictly. The rules laid down by the ACSU (Anti-Corruption and Security Unit of IPL). There are some protocols in place. There

  • Four-year-old girl raped by minor boy in UP

    Bulandshahr: A four-year-old girl was allegedly raped by her minor neighbour in Khanpur town here, police said. The incident occurred on Thursday when the girl had accompanied her mother to fields for harvesting, Khanpur SHO SS Bhati said.

  • CJI refuses comment on timing of meet, raised by SC Judge

    New Delhi: Chief Justice of India H L Dattu today refused to comment on his Supreme Court colleague Kurian Joseph’s objection to the holding of the judges’ conference on Good Friday and Easter weekend and rubbished reports that another judge had also disapproved the event’s timing. “No comments,” Justice Dattu said when asked about his reaction to the views expressed by Justice Joseph in his letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi regretting his

  • Malaika’s secret recipe impressed Arbaaz Khan

    Mumbai: Actress-producer Malaika Arora Khan will share some secrets of life in Sunday’s episode of “Farah Ki Daawat”, including how food paved the way to her husband Arbaaz Khan’s heart.

  • Amitabh Bachchan

    ‘Fast & Furious 7’ is so inspiring: Amitabh Bachchan

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan feels the seventh installment of the hit acting franchise “Fast & Furious 7” is inspiring. Bachchan, 72, said the film, which marks the final appearance of Paul Walker after his death in 2013, gives the message of being together. “Watching ‘Fast & Furious 7’ is so inspiring… You can actually survive in its presentation and its moments of action. No one gets removed permanently, no one passes away… They

  • Paris Hilton

    I am proud of Kim Kardashian: Paris Hilton

    Los Angeles: Socialite Paris Hilton has revealed she has been knowing reality TV star Kim Kardashian since childhood. Though the pair had a falling out in 2008 but they have since reconciled and run into each other often, reported Us magazine. “We’ve known each other since we were little girls, we’ve always been friends. It’s nice to inspire people. I’m really proud of her and what she’s done,” she said.

  • Megan Fox

    Megan Fox slams critics saying there’s more to her than just beauty

    London: Megan Fox is tired of people judging her just by her good looks, and wants everyone to see her beyond that. The 28-year-old ‘Transformer’ star, who’s disappointed that her acting abilities don’t garner that much attention, admitted that in the autobot-alien flicks she didn’t really make the best impression but it was her own decision to do the film, the Daily Star reported.

  • Giriraj Singh

    Cong reiterates demand for dismissal of Giriraj Singh

    Puducherry: The opposition Congress today reiterated their demand for sacking of Union Minister Giriraj Singh from the cabine for his ‘highly objectionable’ remarks against Sonia Gandhi. The minister of state for micro, small and medium enterprises is under fire for his racist barb at Sonia Gandhi. He had asked whether Congress would have accepted Sonia Gandhi’s leadership had she not been white-skinned.

  • Smoking

    Will take ‘measured’ decision on pictorial warnings: Government

    Bengaluru: Government today said it will take a “measured and responsible” decision on the issue of increasing the size of pictorial warnings on tobacco in the backdrop of a controversy generated by BJP members of a parliamentary panel suggesting “nil” effects of smoking.

  • Businessman book for ‘misleading’ police

    Srinagar: A businessman was today booked for “wasting time and misleading” the police with false information aimed at avoiding repayment of his loan taken from a bank in Kupwara district of north Kashmir, police said. Feroz Ahmad Lone, a resident of Ananwan-Kralgund village, lodged an FIR in a local police station on Thursday, alleging that unidentified burglars struck his business unit ‘Atif enterprises’ at Kargam and decamped with some machinery like a generator,

  • Voyeurism case could malign Goa’s image: Former CM

    Shirdi: Former Chief Minister of Goa Digambar Kamat said the voyeurism case, filed against four employees of a leading apparel store after HRD minister Smriti Irani spotted a hidden camera in the store’s trial room in Goa’s Candolim, could malign the state’s image. He termed the incident as “very unfortunate” and said it could malign the image of Goa, which is otherwise considered safe for women.

  • Four get bail in snooping case, Fabindia refutes charge

    Panaji: All four employees of a Fabindia outlet near here, arrested and charged with voyeurism after Union Minister Smriti Irani said she spotted a hidden camera trained towards its trial room, were today granted bail by a local court which said police had made no ground for their custodial interrogation. After the initial embarrassment, Fabindia came out with a statement denying that it had placed hidden cameras in any of its stores, including

  • Rape

    Three-year-old sexually assaulted in Noida school

    Noida: A case was registered on Saturday against an unidentified person after a three-year-old girl was sexually abused in a prestigious playgroup school, located in sector 58 Noida, neighbouring New Delhi, police said.

  • Smriti Irani

    Fabindia apologises to Irani, but denies installing spycams

    Mumbai/New Delhi:  A day after a spycam were detected in its outlet in Goa, Fabindia Overseas Pvt. Ltd on Saturday apologised to union HRD Minister Smriti Irani but denied that there were any hidden cameras installed anywhere in the store or in the trial rooms.

  • ‘India capable of developing ICBM beyond 10,000 kms range’

    Vadodara: India is capable of developing intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBM) which can hit targets beyond the range of 10,000 kms, Chairman of Armament Research Board, Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), Dr S K Salwan said today. “India has successfully test fired nuclear capable Agni V missile recently which has a range of 5,000 kms. But we are capable of developing ICBM that can hit targets beyond the range of 10,000 kms,” Salwan

  • BJP Parliamentary

    BJP’s Bangalore meet a damp squib despite a fiery Modi

    The two-day BJP national executive meeting in Bengaluru has made a desperate attempt to overhaul the image of the party to re-assert its pro-poor and pro-farmer credentials over which the Opposition, especially the Congress, has made serious efforts to sow doubts in people’s minds.

  • Fabindia store worker in Kolhapur held for filming woman

    Kolhapur:  In yet another trial room snooping case, a worker of Fabindia store in Kolhapur in Maharshtra has been arrested for allegedly filming a woman customer using his mobile phone, police said today. The incident, which took place on March 31 in the premium ethnic clothing brand’s outlet in Tarabai Park area here in south Maharashtra, came to light after Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani made an issue of the trial room snooping

  • anbumani ramadoss

    “Spell out stand on not supporting AIADMK, DMK for 2016 polls”

    Coimbatore: Asking all political parties in Tamil Nadu to clearly spell out their stand of not supporting AIADMK or DMK for the Assembly polls in 2016, PMK today said it would welcome the support of any party. “Political parties in Tamil Nadu, including BJP, should make their stand clear of not supporting AIADMK or DMK for the 2016 assembly elections. PMK has already decided to fight it alone and announced me as the