Free Press Journal
  • John Kerry

    John Kerry arrives in Sri Lanka

    Colombo: US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived here today on a two-day visit to express support to the new Sri Lankan government’s efforts to boost democracy, human rights and ensure reconciliation with Tamils.

  • Amitabh Bachchan

    I don’t write about Nepal quake for publicity: Big B Amitabh Bachchan

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan is furious and has slammed some online users, who have accused him of trying to garner “publicity” by talking about Nepal earthquake victims on his social media pages. Bachchan, 72, has been active on Twitter, Facebook and blog with updates and appeals for the help of quake victims in the neighbouring country.

  • Rahul Gandhi

    Rahul banking on perpetuating poverty to revive Congress

    New Delhi : From being caught snoozing in parliament to spending time in a mysterious hideout to the current photo-ops with tillers of the soil, Rahul Gandhi has been acquiring a whole range of political experience. The problem with his present frenetic pace, however, is that the question is bound to be asked as to how long he can keep it up, not the least because any slackening will provoke sceptics to

  • Farmer dies of ‘shock’ due to crop damage

    Ballia: A 65-year-old farmer died allegedly due to shock after seeing the damage to his crops due to unseasonal rain in Nathna village in the district, police said.

  • Ambati Rayadu

    For us, play-offs have already begun: Ambati Rayudu

    Mumbai: Mumbai Indians notched up their first back-to-back wins this season with a eight-run victory over Rajasthan Royals but their batsman Ambati Rayudu conceded that his side will have to play each game as a must-win to make it to the play-off stage of the IPL cricket tournament.

  • 25-yr-old girl found dead in UP

    Muzaffarnagar: A 25-year-old girl was found dead at Kookra village under New Mandi police station here, police said today.

  • Sensex down

    Market turns distinctly weak; Sensex, Nifty down 1.5 pct

    Mumbai: istinctly weak tendency prevailed for the third week in a row as the benchmark S&P BSE Sensex and the CNX Nifty plunged by another 1.5 pct to close at almost four-month low on host of negative factors during the truncated week under review.

  • bribe

    Delhi govt’s ACB arrests head constable for graft

    New Delhi : Anti Corruption Branch (ACB) of Aam Aadmi Party government has arrested a Delhi Police head constable for allegedly accepting a bribe in Sonia Vihar area of north-east Delhi. However, an Assistant Sub Inspector (ASI) and a constable manged to escape from the spot late last night, a senior official said today.

  • Bihar, Earthquake

    People return to houses in quake-hit Nepal

    Kathmandu : Most people in Kathmandu have moved back into their houses a week after a deadly earthquake rattled Nepal claiming over 6,300 lives and displacing millions, media reported on Saturday.

  • facebook

    Nepal quake: Facebook raises funds

    Kathmandu: Social networking website Facebook has raised funds over $10 million within two days to support earthquake-torn Nepal.

  • 1 killed, 5 injured in rock fall in China

    Beijing: At least one tourist was killed and seven others injured when a rain-stormed triggered rock fall in south China’s Guangdong Province.

  • Molestation

    Nepal quake toll rises to 6,621

    Kathmandu: The toll in the massive earthquake that devastated Nepal has risen to 6,621, the home ministry said on Saturday.

  • Srinagar Jammu, National Highway

    Jammu-Srinagar highway closed

    Jammu: The traffic on the strategic Jammu-Srinagar highway was closed as a section of the road caved in on Saturday, officials said.

  • Syed Ali Shah Geelani

    BJP-PDP hit back at Geelani for waving Pak flag at J-K rally

    Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir): Leaders from the Bharatiya Janata Party-People’s Democratic Party (BJP-PDP) coalition on Saturday hit back at Hurriyat hardliner Syed Ali Shah Geelani, who hoisted Pakistani flags at a rally organised in Tral and called for legal action against the latter.