Free Press Journal
  • Magisterial probe into the Budgam killing begins

    Srinagar: A magisterial probe began today into the killing of a youth last week in police firing in Budgam district that led to widespread protests in parts of Kashmir. “The Additional District Magistrate Budgam, who has been appointed enquiry officer to ascertain the causes and circumstances leading to the death of Suhail Ahmad Sofi on Saturday, will record statements of witnesses from today,” an official spokesman said. He said the enquiry officer will

  • David Miller

    Ready to wait for realising Test dream: David Miller

    New Delhi: The David Miller style of play is suited more to shorter formats but the big-hitting batsman dreams of playing Tests for South Africa to this date, having made a name for himself in five years of international cricket, complimented by a successful stint in the IPL. If Miller eventually fulfills his ‘dream’ of donning whites, he will follow the path of Australian David Warner who went on to make it big

  • Transfer emotions to your palm via air

    London: A new technology can stimulate different areas of the hand to convey feelings of happiness, sadness, excitement or fear without making physical contact with your body.

  • Twitter, direct message

    Twitter’s ‘Direct Messages’ update allows you to talk to people in private without following them

    Washington: Twitter has launched an update to its Direct Messages feature that allows users to talk in private without having to follow each other. According to the Verge, now users can reply to anyone who sends them a Direct Message, regardless of whether or not that person follows them back. Users can also choose to receive direct messages from anyone using Twitter. The ability to Direct Message followers can also help in taking public disputes

  • Michael Frontzeck

    Frontzeck is Hannover’s caretaker coach

    Berlin: Michael Frontzeck has taken over struggling German football club Hannover until the end of the season. A couple of hours after Tayfun Korkut’s dismissal, Hannover on Monday announced that former German international Frontzeck will be at the helm until the end of the season, reports Xinhua.

  • drung smuggling

    ‘Pakistani smuggler crosses border, hands over 9 kg heroin’

    Jaisalmer: Days after five drug peddlers were arrested from Rajasthan border for having links with drug smugglers in Pakistan and Afghanistan, one of them claimed that a Pakistani smuggler had crossed Indo-Pak border and delivered them 9 kg heroin, police said today. “Pakistani drug smuggler Fotia intruded into India to supply heroin to Jakab alias Jakia on April 10. He crossed the border in broad day light at 1 pm and returned to

  • Fiorentina loses, Europa League

    Fiorentina lose, out of Europa League berth

    Rome: Mounir Obbadi scored in the 89th minute as Hellas Verona won 1-0 at Fiorentina in Italian football league Serie A.  Fiorentina remained sixth on Monday, one point out of the Europa League places, although the Tuscan squad can also gain a spot in Europe next season by winning the Europa League, reports Xinhua.  Fiorentina goalkeeper Neto couldn’t control a shot from Lazaros Christodoupoulos and Obbadi took advantage of the rebound. Verona goalkeeper

  • Zaheer Khan, RCB

    Zaheer Khan likely to return against RCB: Pravin Amre

    New Delhi: Delhi Daredevils are expected to get a boost ahead of their IPL match against Royal Challengers Bangalore on Sunday with pacer Zaheer Khan likely to recover from his injury and make a comeback into the team, the side’s assistant coach Praveen Amre has said.

  • Royal Challengers Bangalore

    RCB to face CSK in a high-voltage IPL encounter

    Bangalore: Beaten in their respective last games, both Royal Challengers Bangalore and Chennai Super Kings will be hungry to prevail over each other in the battle of wits when they lock horns in an Indian Premier League match here tomorrow.

  • Manchester United, Brazilians

    Manchester United tracking Brazilian duo

    Rio de Janeiro: English football club Manchester United are tracking highly rated Brazilian youngsters Eduardo Sasha and Rodrigo Dourado, according to local media reports. The Premier League club sent scouts to watch the pair play for Internacional against Cruzeiro on April 9, reports Xinhua.

  • Will do whatever we can for Ankit’s family: Gautam Gambhir

    New Delhi: Kolkata Knight Riders captain Gautam Gambhir has said that his IPL franchise will go all out to support late Ankit Keshri’s family after the young Bengal player passed away post a freak on-field collision.

  • Household pets

    Your household pets can make you sick

    Washington : If you a animal companion in your home, be careful, as a new study shows that household pets can transmit infection to people, and make them sick. People with weak immune systems, young children, pregnant women and seniors are especially vulnerable, and health care providers and pet owners should be aware of this risk to prevent illness.

  • Salman Khan

    Salman Khan accident case: Timeline since September 28, 2002

    Mumbai: September 28, 2002: Shortly after 2 a.m., Bollywood actor Salman Khan’s Toyota Land Cruiser rams into a roadside bakery in Bandra West, close to his seafront home in Galaxy Apartments. Four people sleeping outside the bakery are injured; one dies later. Later that afternoon, Khan is arrested by the olice and enlarged on bail by a metropolitan magistrate’s court.

  • Oommen Chandy

    UDF would move forward unitedly: Oommen Chandy

    Thiruvananthapuram: Amidst the discontent voiced by JD(U), a partner in Congress-led ruling UDF, Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy expressed confidence that no partner in the Front would leave from it. “The UDF would face the next assembly polls in 2016 with the same constituents and any issues among the partners would be sorted out”, Chandy told reporters here.

  • Omar Abdullah

    Travelling abroad not wrong, but wish Modi visits Africa: Omar Abdullah

    Srinagar: Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today said Prime Minister Narendra Modi should not be “faulted” for his visits abroad but wished that he engaged with India’s traditional friends such as Africa. “PM Modi can be faulted for a lot of things but travelling abroad is the wrong one to find fault with, he should travel & engage overseas,” Omar wrote on microblogging site Twitter.

  • Schools in Burdwan to teach self-defence skills to students

    Burdwan (WB): The Burdwan district administration has decided to introduce self-defence training for girl students in schools. It has been found that school-going girls are often the targets of offenders, who take advantage of the long trek the girls have to undertake to attend schools in rural areas, sometimes alone through the fields, a top district official said.

  • Venkaiah Naidu

    Congress criticism on ordinances like devil quoting scriptures:BJP

    New Delhi: Attacking the Congress for spreading “disinformation” against the government on the land bill, BJP today said the opposition’s criticism on issuing ordinances was like “the devil quoting scriptures”. Bringing out the past record of previous Congress regimes, the ruling party said a record number of ordinances were issued during the time and the opposition parties had no right to accuse them of “murder of democracy”.

  • M K Stalin

    M K Stalin slams BJP, AIADMK over land bill

    Chennai: DMK leader MK Stalin today slammed the NDA government at the Centre for re-promulgating the land ordinance with the help of anti-farmer parties like AIADMK and asked whether it was in a hurry to push through amendments to ‘payback’ the corporates who funded BJP’s election campaign.